Latest from Jessica Contrera

After a wild week in Washington, more than 100 people turn out to volunteer in Rock Creek Park.

  • Sep 28, 2019

After months of complaints about barking, the Chevy Chase Village Board voted to turn the canine haven into a regular park

  • Sep 10, 2019

A summer of deadly gun violence started when Missy Scott’s brother walked to a D.C. corner store on a Sunday morning.

  • Sep 8, 2019

But “Lunch atop a Skyscraper,” which was taken during the Great Depression, has come to represent the country's resilience, especially on Labor Day.

  • Sep 1, 2019

The battle over barking dogs involves the wife of the Federal Reserve chairman, a former candidate for governor and lawyers galore in the well-heeled Maryland suburb.

  • Aug 28, 2019

With Trump ending protections for immigrants, Sadhana Singh and My Ford Noel want “a life without restrictions.” But it will require a painful sacrifice.

  • Jul 26, 2019

A black principal, four white teens, and the ‘senior prank’ that became a hate crime.

  • Jul 9, 2019

A 32-year tradition zooms to an end as organizers cite falling revenue and planning hassles.

  • May 26, 2019

In 1984, 14 months after giving birth, the astronaut made history as the first mom to blast into space.

  • May 11, 2019

Nikolas Cruz confessed to the Parkland massacre. Now Zach is ‘stuck between loving him and hating him.’

  • Jan 25, 2019
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