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Numerous Capitol Police officers who responded to riot test positive for coronavirus

Cases also rising among National Guard troops who have been protecting the Capitol.

Virginia moves toward banning capital punishment, in a shift for prolific death penalty state

A bill to end the practice has advanced in the state Senate and has backing from Gov. Ralph Northam.
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Washington was once wired with silent sentinels. Many of the call boxes remain.

In the days before 911, firefighters and police used a street-corner communications device.

Teen fatally shot in car in Bowie, Md., police say

The 17-year-old male died at a hospital in Anne Arundel, according to Bowie police.

It was a sunny Saturday — and a gusty one

Some saw snowflakes on the wind in Washington.

Montgomery homicide suspect allegedly attacked victim with knife, baseball bat

Arrest Saturday comes amid uptick in murders in Montgomery County, Md.

PM Update: Winds will calm, temperatures to drop overnight

We should be in for one of the coldest nights of the winter season tonight.
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As more people become eligible to get vaccinated in the region, supply of vaccine remains an issue

Canceled appointments, long waits and uncertainty about future vaccine shipments dominate.

Prince George’s County police identify 16-year-old killed in shooting

Police say the teens killed Angel Villatoro during a dispute.

Monday night to offer wintry mix; another storm could strike Thursday

Thursday’s storm could be a snow producer but models differ substantially in their forecasts.

A D.C. developer received a presidential pardon. Now, a neglected neighborhood hopes he will show mercy to a cherished community hub.

Anacostia’s Secret Garden offers a rare outdoor space for people in Southeast Washington to gather.

VMI commandant to retire as racial reckoning continues

Retired Col. William “Bill” Wanovich, who came under fire for a 2017 Halloween photo mocking Hispanics, will leave the Virginia Military Institute at the end of the academic year.

Maryland could face millions in cost risks if toll lane plan for Beltway, I-270 stalls

Under a proposed agreement, the state might have to pay up to $50 million in companies’ “predevelopment” costs.

Smart people say better civics classes will cure our political ills. Really?

How we vote will be more affected by slow changes in who we voters are than by better civics lessons in school.

We’ve seen history here this month — just not snow

Storms could still arrive, but so far snow’s a no-show.

Three people, including 15-year-old, fatally shot in District in one day

The shootings in Southeast Washington bring to 11 the number of people killed this year.

Biden administration weighs turning over Trump tax returns to House Democrats

A House lawsuit to enforce a subpoena, stalled since March, awaits a decision by new Treasury officials on whether to drop objections to a release.

Md. teens shot at officer investigating slaying they’re charged in, police say

Two teens were detained Thursday night just hours after they allegedly shot and killed a 16-year-old, police said.
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PM Update: Winds will calm, temperatures to drop overnight

We should be in for one of the coldest nights of the winter season tonight.
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