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D.C. splits agency that regulates construction, permitting issues

On Oct. 1, the Department of Consumer and Regulatory Affairs will break up into two separate entities: the Department of Buildings and the Department of Licensing and Consumer Protection.

Man shoots self at gun show, police say

The incident occurred about 3:45 p.m. at a gun show at the Dulles Expo Center, the police said.

Aging infrastructure to blame for E. coli bacteria in Baltimore water

West Baltimore and parts of Baltimore County were under a boil water advisory for five days earlier this month.

Shared Voices program aims to help HBCU student performers grow

A new classical music student exchange will link four HBCUs, including Howard and Morgan State, with students and faculty at conservatories, including the Julliard School.
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Metro delays opening of Potomac Yard station until 2023

The opening of Metro’s Potomac Yard station in Alexandria has been pushed back because the contractor responsible for building it hasn’t met project deadlines, the transit agency said.

Man charged with murder in Pr. George’s stabbing

Joshua Deva is charged with murder in the stabbing of Randolph Crawford in the Adelphi area, police said.

FBI investigating menacing calls to ex-D.C. police officer Michael Fanone

Fanone, who was seriously injured defending the Capitol on Jan. 6, 2021, has been an outspoken critic of former President Donald Trump.

D.C. officers removed from violent-crime squad amid internal probe

The investigation was sparked when someone allegedly saw police stop a man and take a gun from him without making an arrest.

Baltimore prosecutor abused powers to stalk ex-partners, charges say

Adam Lane Chaudry, 43, of Baltimore, was indicted by a federal grand jury on 10 counts of fraud in connection with issuing subpoenas to obtain confidential documents.

Off-duty D.C. police officer struck by driver, critically hurt in Md.

Authorities said the officer was in critical but stable condition.

Antiabortion activist’s message lands with a thud in blue College Park

An antiabortion activist targeted their College Park clinic. They raised thousands.

As summer ends, so does a decade-long car show in Prince George’s

After a decade, property managers at a shopping center in Upper Marlboro tell a weekly car meet to leave the parking lot.

Reckless driving classes, expanded traffic cameras among D.C. plans for bad drivers

With traffic fatalities at a 14-year-high last year, D.C. is looking to more drastic measures to reduce recklessness on city streets.

As Purple Line construction resumes, the fight against gentrification is on

As major construction resumes on Maryland's Purple Line, Gerrit Knaap leads a public-private coalition working to prevent gentrification around future light-rail stations.

1966 ‘Castle House’ in Alexandria, Va., on the market for $2 million

HOUSE OF THE WEEK | The six-bedroom, six-bathroom 5,275 square foot house was designed by architect Harvey L. Gordon.

D.C.-area forecast: Rains from Ian arrive today, linger through weekend

Periods of moderate to heavy rain are possible tonight. Flooding concerns are not widespread thanks to recent dry conditions.
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Spotty communications oversight could endanger riders, Metro audit says

Problems with the reliability, reach or management of Metro’s various communications systems have been identified since 2010, according to the safety commission.
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PM Update: Rain is heavy at times tonight amid gusty northeast winds

Rain spreads over the area this evening and waves pass through tonight. It will be a bit more showery Saturday, but it will be wet through the weekend.

September 28 morning weather update