D.C., Md. & Va.

Not every July day need be hot, humid, and horrid, Friday showed

Warm, but not hot, Friday seemed to show what a Washington summer could be.

After shootings, D.C. residents ask what city will do. ‘What’s in place isn’t working’

A day after gunfire erupted outside a 14th Street restaurant, residents press the Bowser administration for answers.

Maryland ‘strongly recommending’ — but not requiring — masks for unvaccinated students returning to class this fall

The long-awaited guidance comes as the debate over face coverings for students goes on.

Former piano teacher charged with sex assaults against students two decades ago

Rigoberto Garcia Nolasco, 48, is facing six felony counts in cases that spanned from 1999 to 2001, Fairfax County police said.

D.C.’s largest charter network wants city to let it offer robust all-virtual option in fall

To participate, students without a medical exemption would need at least a 90 percent attendance record last year.

Body recovered in C&O Canal in Georgetown in Northwest Washington

D.C. police have begun a death investigation.
  • Local

‘The worst has yet to come’: For many of the homeless, reopening poses new problems

As homeless service providers and government officials brace for an uptick in demand for services from a wave of newly homeless people once eviction moratoriums lifts, once utilized spaces like hotels and community centers may not be available as they reopen to the public.

Man fatally shot in Southeast Washington

D.C. police are investigating the slaying that occurred off East Capitol Street.

Md. man charged with murder in fatal shooting in Prince George’s

Carlos Villanueva of Brandywine is accused of killing Enemias Barrera Grijalva on July 16.

Some colleges ease up on pushing undergrads into picking majors right away

The idea bucks the trend of putting students on the fast track to careers.
  • 14 hours ago

Two drivers die in separate crashes in Maryland

Both drivers went off the road. One struck a traffic light pole, and the other crashed into woods, police said.

Homeowner shoots and kills armed man in Woodbridge

Police said the homicide was justified because the homeowner fired in self-defense.

As infrastructure debate lingers, $34 million and a new sidewalk are bringing life to a small Virginia town

In the heart of Virginia’s wine country, Hillsboro was transformed into a walkable town during the pandemic.

D.C.-area forecast: One more day with comfortable air before summer surges back

Temperatures and dew points trend higher in the days to come. Storm chances return, too.
  • 17 hours ago

Gunfire wounds two men along 14th Street near busy Logan Circle area

D.C. police are investigating the shooting that sent diners ducking for cover.

Biden administration takes aim at ‘straw’ purchasers of guns used in crimes

New high-profile effort seeks to show aggressive action, as Republicans revive charges that Democrats are soft on crime.

With Biden coming to campaign, Virginia’s race for governor takes on national overtones. But where’s Trump?

Democrat Terry McAuliffe welcomes the president, while Republican rival Youngkin treads carefully.

Ex-Montgomery, Fairfax chief J. Thomas Manger named new Capitol Police chief

Leader who has worked in law enforcement for 42 years takes over a department struggling after Jan. 6 riot.
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