The lab did not have the right certification for coronavirus testing and the state says any results it provided were unreliable.

The Greenbelt office where the tests were processed was “inappropriate” for the job, the lab director told state investigators.

The District and its suburbs have had killings questioned by critics, and data shows a disproportionate use of force.


Lightning sparked a house fire that caused $400,000 in damage, officials say.

A cold front passes Saturday, bringing a less humid, cooler, and sunnier regime into the area for a while.

Aggressive police tactics can push otherwise peaceful protesters to respond in kind, while others come prepared for destruction.

More testing sites are operating, and not all require a doctor’s order and an appointment.

The commonwealth joins Maryland and the District in requiring masks in enclosed public spaces.

Police report that the vehicle pursuit began with an investigation of a shooting earlier in the week.

Incidents reported by police in Annapolis and Anne Arundel and Howard counties.

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The 40-year-old D.C. man was wounded in an exchange of gunfire with officers, authorities said.

Police said a man fired on officers as he ran from a crash following a chase.

The winning educators receive $7,500 prizes.

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The driver lost control and struck a guardrail, police said.

As crowds gather at summer destinations, some fail to observe safety guidelines.

As far-flung areas begin to reopen, the District and its suburbs still see heavy toll on residents, businesses.

Washington’s suburbs will remain shut down, but businesses in some farther-out areas may resume operations.

District officials say they have not seen virus transmissions decline enough to safely lift restrictions.

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