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In one Arlington neighborhood, cicadas remind residents of a kindly scientist

Harry Allard was an Agriculture Department researcher who loved sharing his knowledge.

The Chesapeake Bay’s water quality is inching in the right direction, scientists say

A 2020 report on the Chesapeake Bay shows improvements in key health indexes.
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Md. man traps and kills nearly 8-foot alligator in a pond off the Chesapeake Bay

The tale of how 43-year-old William Adams — a.k.a. Crocodile Dundee — and his 14-year-old son, Jake, came to find the alligator has created a buzz in his hometown.

PM Update: Clearing and cool tonight, then it’s just about perfect tomorrow

Late June is a great time of year to have temperatures running about 10 degrees below normal.

At Senate committee, D.C. statehood is debated anew

Former senator Joe Lieberman and Mayor Muriel E. Bowser stressed voting rights for D.C. residents.
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Metro employee indicted on suspicion of stealing more than $150,000 in bus parts

A Metro employee is indicted on suspicion of stealing more than $150,000 in bus parts.

Driver dies after collision in Southeast, D.C. police say

The driver was fatally injured near a ramp to Interstate 295, according to police.
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A toast to the glorious life (and messy death) of Brood X cicadas

The cicadas are dead (but not yet gone). Cheers to Brood X, with a look back at some of The Post's best, weirdest and funniest cicada stories.

Eyewitness contradicts police account of fatal shooting of Black man

A friend says Donovon Lynch was not brandishing a gun when he was shot by Virginia Beach police as two officers contend.

Va. tennis coach charged with having inappropriate relationship with student, police say

Rafael “Rally” Diokno, 29, was an instructor at George Mason High School in Falls Church.

Six-mile delays on Beltway’s outer loop after crash

A crash along the outer loop of the Beltway near MD 295 in Maryland has caused big backups.

Man fatally shot in Prince George’s County, police say

The victim was found in the Suitland area, according to police.

D.C.-area forecast: Showers today lead the way to a fantastic Wednesday and Thursday

After a sunny and comfortable Wednesday and Thursday, some heat and humidity with thunderstorm chances return for June’s final weekend.
  • 12 hours ago

NFL rookie with D.C. roots is shot in the District

Jaylen Twyman was expected to recover, the Minnesota Vikings say.

Heat, wind, rain, thunder, lightning: All on a summer’s day

The first day after the solstice proved atmospherically eventful.

Federal judge tosses most claims against Trump, Barr and U.S. officials in clearing of Lafayette Square

Judge Dabney L. Friedrich calls claims that Trump, Barr and Esper conspired to violate civil rights of Floyd protesters to make way for a photo op speculative. Judge allows claims against local D.C. and Arlington police to proceed.

Marching for Pride, retirees recall an era when being gay was forbidden

A generation that lost friends to AIDS is now incorporating they/them pronouns into conversation.

Baltimore police department makes small steps in policing itself

Officials say there has been training of investigators where none had been required before.
  • 22 hours ago

PM Update: Some more showers around tonight and into a much cooler Friday

There could be occasional rumbles, too. However, severe weather should be done.

Va. officer accused of unnecessarily using Taser contends prosecutors are withholding evidence

Fairfax County prosecutors dismiss the claims made by Tyler Timberlake.
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PM Update: Clearing and cool tonight, then it’s just about perfect tomorrow

Late June is a great time of year to have temperatures running about 10 degrees below normal.