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Woman, 73, killed in Northwest Washington

Gloria Williams of Northwest Washington died of sharp force injuries, police said.

Bike groups sue over demolition of Maryland bridge they want for trail

Three bike trail advocacy groups filed a lawsuit Wednesday seeking to block the demolition of the bridge across the Potomac River south of Washington.

Hae Min Lee’s brother will appeal order vacating Adnan Syed conviction

Young Lee previously said the motion to vacate the conviction of Syed, whose case was featured on the "Serial" podcast, left him feeling "betrayed."

McDuffie, Silverman announce endorsements in at-large council race

The endorsements come as the two independent candidates jockey for position in the race for two at-large seats on the D.C. Council.

U-Md. to dedicate dorm named for Black students who broke barriers on campus

The Johnson-Whittle residence hall at the University of Maryland is one of two dorms named in recent years for students who helped diversify the campus.
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Police investigate shooting at Union Station

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

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.

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.
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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