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Captain gave another reason for taping prosecutor in Geer case, e-mail shows

Capt. Darrin Day said he taped the conversation rather than take written notes, but an e-mail indicates he “did not like the way it was going.“

Why Chuck Schumer isn’t actually going to kill the Iran deal

The New York Democratic senator’s decision has been closely watched, but don’t expect a huge impact.

Delays on three Metro lines after alleged threat on train

Delays on three Metro lines after alleged threat made on a train. And earlier delays on Metro’s Blue and Yellow lines.

No late Metro service for Thursday night’s preseason game at FedEx Field

If you’re planning on taking Metro to Thursday’s preseason game at FedEx field, you’d better keep an eye on the clock.

Study says Montgomery speed camera program is model for the nation

With more cameras nationwide, report says, 21,000 deaths or serious injuries could be prevented.

GW Parkway reopened after crash

A crash in Fairfax County had closed a section of the road.

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School buses involved in crash in Montgomery County

Two school buses involved in crash in Montgomery County.

Some roads closed around U.S. Capitol because of helicopter exercises

Some roads around the U.S. Capitol will be closed Monday and Tuesday in the morning and evening as helicopters practice medical evacuations.

Monday morning brings delays on Metro’s Red, Silver lines

Delays on Metro’s Red and Silver lines.

More than 35 million Americans plan to get away over Labor Day weekend

More than 850,000 from the Washington region say they plan to travel for the holiday.

Single-tracking has ended on the Red Line

Trains were single-tracking from Rhode Island Avenue to Fort Totten.

Report: Metro derailment occurred after technician disregarded rail defect

The technician “erroneously deleted the defect from his ... report,” Metro found in its investigation.

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