D.C., Md. & Va.

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Today in D.C.: Headlines to start your Wednesday in D.C., Maryland and Virginia

The latest news, weather and coronavirus updates to start Wednesday, Jan. 27, in D.C., Maryland and Virginia.

More mopeds may be coming to the District this spring

E-scooter and e-bike operator Lime plans to add motor-driven cycles to its D.C. fleet as part of a grow strategy to become the first micomobility operator to offer three modes of transportation through one platform.

Large majorities of the region’s nursing home workers have declined the coronavirus vaccine

Fueled by misinformation and mistrust, employees opted out, officials and unions say.

D.C.-area forecast: A little nicer today, cold and blustery tomorrow; Sunday winter storm?

Partly sunny and low-to-mid 40s today could be the most comfortable day of the forecast period.

Former Carlyle executive Glenn Youngkin joins race for Virginia governor

The political newcomer is the fifth Republican seeking the Executive Mansion in this year’s contest.

Man slain Tuesday night in Prince George’s, police say

The victim was fatally shot, police said.

Two slain in separate shootings in D.C., police say

A teenager was one of Tuesday’s two homicide victims, according to police.

Washington was plunged into obscurity by Tuesday’s fog

Visibility at Washington Dulles International Airport was cut to half a mile.

Metrorail system still has work to do on safety, board says

The Washington Metrorail Safety Commission issued the findings of three investigations from last fall.

U.S. prosecutors eye 400 potential suspects, expect sedition charges ‘very soon’ in Jan. 6 Capitol breach

The national manhunt continues as the probe targets militia groups and individuals.

D.C. police sent 850 officers to the Capitol during insurrection, spent $8.8 million during week of Jan. 6

Police chief for the first time says a D.C. officer took his own life in aftermath of Capitol riot.

D.C. requests support from 500 members of D.C. National Guard through March 12

City leaders cited upcoming impeachment trial, Biden’s February speech to Congress and potential extremist activity March 4.

Maryland, citing pandemic, delays release of draft study for third Bay Bridge span

Public hearings on the findings, scheduled for this winter, also have been postponed.

One mother’s #BlackMaternalHealth was made better by having a Black doctor

Folasada Butler turned to Twitter after the birth of her twins to praise her physician.

Fairfax County adopts policy barring cooperation with federal immigration agents

Officials say the “Trust Policy,” which prohibits county employees from sharing details about a person’s immigration status, addresses worries some may have about seeking county aid during the pandemic.

Teachers are moving to the front of the vaccine line — but that doesn’t mean all schools will reopen right away

Chaotic logistics of vaccine distribution mean most educators will not be fully vaccinated until late February at the earliest.

PM Update: Areas of fog into tonight, with some slick spots possible

Temperatures falling back to near or below freezing could cause some icy issues.

As D.C. region sets record for coronavirus deaths, Hogan expands vaccine access in Maryland

Maryland will set up new vaccination sites and send shots to Safeway and Rite Aid stores.
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Northern Va. police agree to investigate each other’s officer shootings, but not Fairfax or Loudoun

Veteran detectives from 11 police departments will form a team, without a detective from the agency involved in the shooting, to conduct an impartial probe.

Twenty-five years after her death, Eva Cassidy’s music is as timeless as ever

A new documentary on the Washington songbird has been released on YouTube.
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D.C.-area forecast: A little nicer today, cold and blustery tomorrow; Sunday winter storm?

Partly sunny and low-to-mid 40s today could be the most comfortable day of the forecast period.