Avowed neo-Nazi gets additional life term in Charlottesville attack

James A. Fields Jr. rammed his car into a group of counterprotesters, killing a woman and injuring dozens at the 2017 “United the Right” rally.

Most Americans say no statehood for the District of Columbia, poll shows

The poll comes as Eleanor Holmes Norton, the District’s nonvoting delegate, and city officials have been trying to build national support for statehood, framing it as a civil rights issue.
Capital Weather Gang

Oppressive heat and humidity may hit D.C. late this week

Temperatures could flirt with 100 and heat index values might surpass 110.
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How to stay cool? “It’s called cotton and sweat,” said one Fort Stevens reenactor.

James L. Jordan, charged in the fatal stabbing of Ronnie Sanchez Jr. in southwestern Virginia, will be reevaluated in four months.

Rep. Andy Harris is the only Republican representing Maryland in Congress.

“Every time I saw a homeless person, I was always asking Mom if we could give money to them, and this was a way to do it,” said Ryan Gill, 11.

Work crews will begin installing speed tables, markings and signs to get motorists to slow down.

Most days this week we’ll see highs topping 90 degrees, with the heat peaking this weekend.

Man, 18, had been in jail since December.

“Kids can tell you their stomach hurts," Wade Brown said. "They can tell you their arm hurts. They can tell you their leg hurts. They can’t tell you they can’t see.”

With ride-hailing companies such as Lyft and Uber offering door-to-door service, D.C. and Montgomery County are experimenting with a new kind of public transit.

The free app and associated website will provide riders with audio-based navigation.

There are ramp and bridge girders sprouting, and crews are removing trees, relocating utilities and sound walls to make way for the new toll lanes.

Rising personnel costs and overtime sparked the shortfall, according to city officials.

It was the 10th pedestrian fatality in the county this year; there have been 78 pedestrian-related crashes.

Conditions are slightly more tolerable, but it's only temporary.

Fathers across the country are upset by their limited access to changing tables. Now, the D.C. Council wants to do something about it.

Noah Tomlin, 2, was reported missing from his Hampton home last month.

Syeda Sunnia Ali, 27, of Woodbridge, was charged with assault and battery after a week-long investigation.

The 21-year-old man was caught when officers saw a vehicle with flashing lights stopped at an intersection.

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