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Fairfax Schools vows hiring reforms after conviction of former counselor

Fairfax County public schools acknowledged "systemic issues" after a counselor was able to keep his job after being charged with solicitation of a minor.

Power outages top 2 million as Category 1 storm heads inland

Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis warned of catastrophic flooding as Hurricane Ian made landfall as a Category 4 storm on the Florida gulf coast.

Maryland state park manager arrested on assault and sex crime charges

Baltimore County detectives accused the 71-year-old manager at Gunpowder Falls State Park of sexually assaulting a victim multiple times over six months.

Police investigating shooting at Union Station

Based on initial reports from authorities, it does not appear the victim was seriously injured.

Texas man who assaulted police on Jan. 6 sentenced to four years

Lucas Denney, a former military police officer, spent 90 minutes attacking officers, swung a pipe and used chemical spray.

Lawmakers, residents blast D.C.’s 911 call center at council hearing

“Putting it bluntly, we’ve been here before,” the chair of the council’s public safety committee said.

Man fatally stabbed in Prince George’s, police say

The incident occurred in the 2300 block of University Boulevard, police said.

Watch live streams from Florida as Hurricane Ian makes landfall

Hurricane Ian has made landfall along the Florida gulf coast. Watch live cam footage of scenes from Tampa, Englewood and other places experiencing storm surge.
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Purple Line study: Without help, light-rail line will bring gentrification

As major Purple Line construction resumes, academics, companies and nonprofits says more is needed to preserve small businesses and affordable housing.

PM Update: Staying pleasantly cool through Thursday

Clouds from the remnants of Ian start to fill our skies, but it's just high level for now.

Pedestrian fatally struck while walking in Manassas road, police say

Police said the driver provided first aid until rescue personnel arrived.

New Md. area code 227 may premiere in 2023

No changes in dialing are required, officials said, but available numbers are running out.

Son arrested in killing of 82-year-old father, Fairfax police say

Police alleged Samy Hassanein "fatally assaulted" his dad.

Residents take pride in Huntington Terrace’s community spirit

WHERE WE LIVE | The Bethesda, Md., neighborhood’s convenient location and schools are a draw for buyers.
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D.C.-area forecast: Mildly sunny and breezy today; Ian’s remnants bring rainy weekend

At least 2 inches of rain is a good bet late Friday into early next week.
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September 28 morning weather update

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