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Hyattsville Mayor Kevin Ward dies, city says

The city said in a news release that Ward died Tuesday “from an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound.”

Mayor Bowser extends D.C.’s indoor mask requirement until Feb. 28

The requirement was set to lift at the end of January but will continue as case rates remain high.

Three teenagers arrested following shootout in NE Washington

Officers responded near the intersection of New York and Florida avenues about 2:42 p.m.

Arrest made in slaying of pregnant woman in front of children, D.C. police say

The woman was shot while she was in a car with her 2- and 4-year-old children on Georgia Avenue NW.

Youngkin’s tell-on-a-teacher tip line drew jokes, but behind the laughter is a serious concern

Asking students and parents to police their schools for "divisive practices" could cost Virginia quality educators.

Md. board approves $3.4 billion contract to complete Purple Line

Maryland will spend $1.46 billion more to complete the Purple Line, bringing the light-rail project's total cost to $3.4 billion — almost a 75 percent increase.

PM Update: Teens tonight ahead of a somewhat less chilly Thursday

It's one of the chilliest nights of winter so far. We should approach 40 tomorrow.

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Residents sue Prince George’s County over redistricting map approved by council

The plan approved by the council removed three liberal candidates from districts in which they were considering running. Now one of the candidates is backing a lawsuit against the county.

Man, juvenile charged in connection with Fairfax robbery that led to killing

The victim, Ahmed Hasheem Ebrahim, 20, was reported missing by a family member on Jan. 17

Youngkin says he’s ‘having a ball,’ defends actions as living up to campaign promises

Virginia Gov. Glenn Youngkin (R), who has made few public remarks since taking office Jan. 15, called on critics to get on board with what he sees as a mandate for change.

Snowfall Friday afternoon and night in D.C. area will probably be minor

But the snow could cause slippery travel and delays for the Friday evening commute
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More than 1,700 congressmen once enslaved Black people. This is who they were, and how they shaped the nation.

The Washington Post has compiled the first database of slaveholding members of Congress by examining thousands of pages of census records and historical documents.

D.C.-area forecast: Colder again through the weekend with snow possible Friday into Saturday

The chill is back as we settle into another stretch of cold and potentially wintry weather.

Baltimore firefighter conscious and alert after deadly building collapse

Three firefighters died Monday fighting a blaze in a vacant building. More than 15,000 properties sit vacant in Baltimore, making fires a constant danger.

Virginia governor’s embattled nominee appears to get a second chance

With every Senate Democrat initially lined up against Andrew Wheeler, Gov. Glenn Youngkin’s pick for natural resources secretary, he was widely perceived as headed for defeat. But Democratic Sen. Joseph D. Morrissey signaled that he would support the nominee in a narrowly divided Senate.

Metro working on plan to bring suspended cars back into service

All 748 cars remain suspended by the safety commission, forcing the transit agency to use older models while operating at a reduced service level.

Once a dump, Baltimore’s Camp Small transforms street trees into lumber

As part of a zero-waste initiative, the city is recycling its felled street and park trees to make usable wood products.
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PM Update: Teens tonight ahead of a somewhat less chilly Thursday

It's one of the chilliest nights of winter so far. We should approach 40 tomorrow.