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The battle over a Confederate plaque on a West Virginia courthouse shows no sign of being resolved any time soon and could cast a shadow over next yea..
Police said a man was struck by a car and killed while crossing a road in the Adelphi area of Prince George’s County Thursday evening by two cars in s..
A Seat Pleasant woman, pulled from a house fire early Friday morning, has died. The fire broke out at around 3:15 a.m. in a two-level, single-family h..
Police have identified a man found fatally shot in a car on Thanksgiving. Officers found Aaron Taylor, 20, of Forest Heights, about 6 a.m. in the 100 ..
Like millions of other Americans, Zahid Khattak headed to the mall early the day after Thanksgiving. But unlike many others, he wasn't stocking up on ..
TODAY’S DAILY DIGIT A somewhat subjective rating of the day’s weather, on a scale of 0 to 10. 8/10: After a cold start, hard to fault a holiday(ish) F..
A 43-year-old man was fatally shot Thursday night at an apartment complex in Southeast Washington, according to D.C. police. Joseph Phill Smith, of No..
Once upon a time, a new apartment or condominium came with one or even two parking spaces, often free, a reflection of America’s love for and dependen..
The day after Thanksgiving brought two SmarTrip-related announcements for Metro riders, many of whom are probably taking a reprieve from the stresses ..
They are too old to drive safely or cannot see well enough or otherwise have sound reason to fear climbing behind the wheel of a car. For them, a futu..
Ralph Northam, Virginia’s Gov.-elect (D), campaigned on one of the most liberal platforms in the commonwealth’s modern history before his decisive win..
Clad in work boots and thick gloves, Nikita F. Floyd looked proudly at the nondescript patch of grass he had transformed into a sustainable storm wate..
Police are investigating the fatal shooting of a man found in a car in Forest Heights, Md., Thursday morning. Officers were called about 6 a.m. to the..
Liberal dream bills, once considered dead-on-arrival in Virginia’s overwhelmingly Republican House of Delegates, face better odds in a reshaped Richmo..
La-Tina West checked on the giant pots of sweet potatoes burbling away on her stove as Kevin Barbera scooped three mounds of butter onto a large tray ..
A civic education nonprofit organization founded by former Supreme Court justice Sandra Day O’Connor is releasing a Spanish-language version of its po..
Robert MacLean, chief of the U.S. Park Police, said he asked the FBI to take over the investigation of a Park Police officer-involved shooting “in the..
For years in the 1970s, people would show up at all hours of the day and night at a low, stone building in the unit block of O Street NW hoping to dro..
President Dwight D. Eisenhower, left, rides in the back seat of a limousine with Vice President Richard M. Nixon and Nixon’s wife, Pat. The Nixon chil..
Leaders of a Muslim civil rights group are calling on a Northern Virginia school district to protect a student who they say faced online threats and b..
A school bus aide in Fairfax County has been charged with assaulting a 12-year-old autistic student, law enforcement authorities said Wednesday. Hyung..
Shoppers are reflected in the windows of Highcliffe Clothiers in Middleburg, Va. “None of us, and I say us retailers, are able to escape the Amazons o..
Vinyl records had their day. Then they nearly died. Then they were revived. Now investors are so confident in the resiliency of the revival that they ..
Maryland’s Board of Elections has fined Republican Gov. Larry Hogan’s reelection committee for an email soliciting donations on behalf of the campaign..
A Prince George’s County police officer was injured Wednesday night while responding to an incident on the inner loop of the Capital Beltway, when a s..
Laura Ritchie, 34, of Leesburg, takes a selfie at Artechouse, a 15,000-square-foot multipurpose art space in Washington. (Astrid Riecken for The Washi..
Metro Red Line riders returning from the long Thanksgiving weekend are in for a not-so-festive surprise: a two-week shutdown on a four-mile stretch of..
A Baltimore police detective was shot in the head with his own gun at close range while struggling with a man and died with his radio still clutched i..
A driver died in an early Thanksgiving Day crash with a tractor trailer in Fairfax County, Virginia State Police said Thursday. State troopers respond..
Angelique Brunner is founder and president of EB5 Capital, a firm that connects foreign investors with developers. (Jared Soares/For The Washington Po..
In the District, closet smokers are becoming closet growers. And basement growers. And attic growers. And on a recent Saturday, several hundred of the..
The FBI said Tuesday that it is investigating the shooting by U.S. Park Police Friday night in Fairfax County that left one man critically wounded. Tw..
A man died after being shot in a wooded area behind a townhouse development in District Heights, Md., on Tuesday night, police said. Officers were cal..
In 2016, Black Friday online traffic surged up to 20 percent higher than 2015, while store traffic dropped 3 or 4 percent, according to analysts. (Reu..
RICHMOND —Democrats hoping to win control of Virginia’s House of Delegates filed a federal lawsuit Tuesday seeking to block the state Board of Electio..
Thanksgiving in the nation’s capital is shaping up to be quite cold this year — perfect weather for indulging in high-calorie comfort food. If you’re ..
Maryland transportation officials have scheduled a Dec. 13 forum for companies interested in a public-private partnership to add express toll lanes to..
TODAY’S DAILY DIGIT A somewhat subjective rating of the day’s weather, on a scale of 0 to 10. 7/10: A bit generous of a score for near 50 and breezy. ..
A man has been arrested and charged in connection with a string of burglaries in Loudoun County in which authorities said garage door openers were use..
It’s no wonder there’s a cone of silence around ----- harassment and assault. Women who speak up get devoured, discredited and ostracized by a toxic,..
As many as 10 members of the violent MS-13 street gang lured a man into a park in Wheaton, Md., spoke with each other over walkie-talkies as he arrive..
D.C. police are searching for three young men suspected in seven robberies and attempted robberies that occurred over a two-day period on Oct. 30 and ..
Black Friday is madness. The lines, the kids, the laundry lists of presents for friends and family — plus maybe a little something for yourself, too. ..
It’s one of the most intense 20th-century storms you may have never heard of. And it consistently makes it to meteorologists’ top 10 lists of all-time..
More than 51 million of us are about to or have already embarked on the great migration that occurs each year during Thanksgiving week. And with other..
More than two years ago, Fairfax police officer Alan Hanks was responding to a call when he was captured on video firing a Taser at Elton Cansler’s ba..
Days before Thanksgiving, two thieves assaulted a woman and stole her belongings in the Petworth neighborhood, D.C. Police said. The thieves also made..
D.C. police on Tuesday arrested a man and charged him with shooting and critically wounding a 17-year-old student as he walked home from Ballou High S..
We definitely won with today’s weather. Highs were near or a bit above 60, which is now several degrees warmer than normal. Things remain quite peacef..
At 26, Nurimaro Park was living paycheck to paycheck, helping support his undocumented parents on a tutor’s salary. So when his work permit expired in..