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Tony Lewis Jr. helps men freed from prison. He wants his father to be one of the men he helps.

A sentence reduction hearing is scheduled for Tony Lewis Sr., who has spent 32 years in prison on drug charges.

Republicans running for Virginia governor appear at Liberty University forum

Five of the seven GOP contenders appeared at a church across the street from campus.

Gate 35X ends its 24-year run with a water cannon salute (and a small delay)

A new 14-gate concourse replaced 35X, Reagan National’s most infamous gate.

D.C. proposes renaming Woodrow Wilson High School after playwright August Wilson

Advocates have been advocated to remove Woodrow Wilson’s name for years, saying his policies pushed Black residents out of Northwest Washington.

Man who worked as family doctor indicted on two counts of rape in Fairfax County, prosecutor says

Drew John Steiner met one of the victims on a dating app, according to an indictment.

Lt. colonel with Maryland Natural Resources Police charged with DUI

Ernest Leatherbury Jr., 55, is retired from the Maryland State Police.

Biden administration says it ‘strongly supports’ making D.C. the 51st state

“Policy position” issued ahead of House vote is administration’s most forceful backing of statehood so far.

Motorcyclist hits tractor-trailer, van in fatal crash in Bethesda

The incident happened at the intersection of River Road and Beech Tree Road, police said.

D.C. Council to take first vote on block-by-block plan for future development

The Comprehensive Plan is up for new amendments that could reshape the face of the city.

D.C.-area forecast: Terrific Tuesday before a big cold front sweeps through Wednesday

Wednesday’s front to bring gusty storms followed by a big drop in temperatures.
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John B. King, former Obama education secretary, running for Maryland governor

In an interview, King focused on inequity and the chance to become the state’s first Black governor.

In single day, skies went from somber to smiling

A bit of rain fell early, but the afternoon was bright.

D.C. bolsters police presence, requests National Guard troops ahead of Derek Chauvin verdict

Protests in the city have picked up again, following several police shootings nationwide.

D.C. boy, 12, charged with murder in fatal shooting of 13-year-old Md. boy

A 15-year-old was killed in a separate case earlier this month in Prince George’s County.

All Virginia adults are eligible for coronavirus vaccine appointments. But some are still waiting.

Fairfax County officials say they’re still working through a backlog of seniors and those with medical conditions before they get to vaccinating all adults.

Judge jails two Proud Boys leaders pending trial tied to Jan. 6 Capitol riot

The ruling is a victory for U.S. prosecutors who say members of far-right groups conspired to thwart Congress’s certification of Joe Biden’s presidential win.

Alexandria creates civilian police review board

The panel will have subpoena power but will not make the final discipline decisions.

D.C. unemployment recipients who have missed benefits since March should get paid this week

City official says latest delays affected up to 2,500 workers and again were caused by a system update.

Did the pandemic stop America’s violent streak? Not when it comes to homicides.

Homicides — the crimes usually linked to mental health — are up, at a time when we’re even more isolated. See the connection?
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D.C.-area forecast: Terrific Tuesday before a big cold front sweeps through Wednesday

Wednesday’s front to bring gusty storms followed by a big drop in temperatures.
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