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Black bears in Virginia are itchy and losing fur as mange spikes

Some bears with severe mange become emaciated because they’re so itchy that they stop eating and eventually die due to starvation.

Driver hits and kills pedestrian along Route 1 in Fairfax County

The crash happened near Backlick Road, and some parts of the highway were closed near the Fairfax County Parkway. Drivers were advised to avoid the area.

Delta Phi Epsilon official improperly benefited from foundation, judge rules

A D.C. judge ruled that Terrence J. Boyle used the charitable assets of the fraternity and a related foundation to help purchase a Georgetown residence.

Pedestrian struck and killed by driver in D.C.’s Mt. Vernon neighborhood

D.C. police said the pedestrian, a Fredericksburg man, was trying to cross Massachusetts Avenue.

Two people killed in crash in Tysons

Police said speed is believed to be a factor in a crash that left two dead in Tysons, Va.

Virginia drivers can pay a new fee by mile. It’s already nation’s largest system.

The federal government and states across the country are exploring such fees, seeing them as a way to ensure that drivers continue to pay for the roads they use.

Norfolk moves ahead on sea wall project to protect against storms

Protecting the city from storm surges is turns out to be a complicated and evolving mix of science, social justice, urban planning and finance.
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D.C. schools investigate after video shows fight between student, staff member

D.C. Public Schools officials said immediate steps were taken to report the incident to the appropriate DCPS departments for further investigation.
  • 14 hours ago

D.C. deputy mayor for public safety on leave after assault accusation

Christopher Geldart was accused of grabbing a man in an Arlington parking lot.

PM Update: Clearing tonight ahead of a sun-filled Thursday

We saw some peeks of sun today, which helped temperatures warm up. Plan on a lot more of that tomorrow.

Former D.C. government employee charged with stealing city funds

Former Dept. of Employment Services employee Rhayda Barnes Thomas previously spent time in person for stealing funds while working for a Maryland school district.

State audit details misspending in Montgomery school system

A state audit revealed details into an ongoing investigation of Montgomery County Public Schools' transportation department that led to changes in department leadership this year.

Second man charged with posing as federal law enforcement pleads guilty

Prosecutors had accused Haider Ali, 36, of cozying up to neighbors who worked for the Secret Service and not paying rent in a luxury apartment complex.

Montgomery council docks pay of official who kept alcohol in office

The Montgomery County Council publicly reprimanded several officials, including Planning Board Chairman Casey Anderson.

Montgomery County priest accused of sexually abusing minors decades ago

The priest is accused of committing the abuse before he was ordained in 1991, the Catholic Archdiocese of Washington said.
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D.C.-area forecast: Sun and lots of it through the weekend

Nice and mild through Friday and cooler over the weekend
  • 5 hours ago

October 6 morning weather update

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