Va. governor calls for spending $733 million on environment

The proposal from Gov. Ralph Northam (D) includes programs to clean up the Chesapeake Bay, encourage wind energy and preserve open spaces.

‘I have kids!’ Officer pleads for his life clinging to windshield as hit-and-run suspect nears 80 mph.

The driver, Denai Holly, was sentenced to five years in prison for first-degree assault.

Suspect in U-Md. killing ‘poisoned his mind’ with racist images, prosecutors argue

Opening statements began in the trial of Sean Urbanski, who is charged with murder and a hate crime in the death of a black student.
Smithsonian workers document details of a Ford Tri-Motor. (Michael E. Ruane/The Post)
Smithsonian workers document details of a Ford Tri-Motor. (Michael E. Ruane/The Post)

As the Air and Space museum gets a facelift, its famous planes get a thorough exam

Most of the western half of the popular museum on the Mall has now closed to the public for construction, deputy director Chris Browne said. Reopening is planned for 2022.

‘Oh my gosh! Oh my gosh!’: Michelle Obama surprises D.C. elementary school with big gifts

The former first lady visited the school in Southeast Washington in October as part of the holiday special “Ellen’s Greatest Night of Giveaways” for NBC. But the gifts also raise questions about the city budget: Why did the school need donations?
Purple Line Corridor Coalition says preserving 17,000 housing units will be costly.
In a rare example of cooperation, lawmakers aim to take on the utility.
One man was found shot in a vehicle; the other victim was shot inside a residence.
A reward is being offered for information in the case.
Clouds and rain play the Grinch on Friday and Saturday, keeping milder temperatures from being very enjoyable.
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The creators of a 30-second video suggesting D.C. residents stand to the left on escalators say they were just having a bit of fun, but it struck a nerve with harried commuters.
The fires caused delays of more than an hour during the morning and again during the evening rush hour, while an unrelated escalator outage in the afternoon briefly shut down the Wheaton Metro station.
From rabbis to college students, Jews are divided in their opinion of Trump's move to consider Judaism akin to an ethnicity under federal civil rights law.
The transit agency will, however, close three Orange Line stations between Memorial Day and Labor Day to rebuild deteriorating platforms at Vienna, Dunn Loring and East Falls Church.
The executive order would define Jewish people as a nationality, triggering civil rights law.
Maryland health officials said man’s case is the first such death this winter season.
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