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When flurries threaten the Washington area, everyone runs to the store. But do you really know what to buy for your emergency kits?
Saturday - 12/07/2013, 07:48am EST
With snow and later ice predicted to fall over the D.C. region Sunday, emergency responders urge drivers to remember some basic winter weather rules.
Saturday - 12/07/2013, 07:21am EST
The only parking garage set to open in conjunction with the Silver Line is at the Wiehle-Reston East station, and drivers can begin reserving spots now.
Friday - 12/06/2013, 11:13am EST
A Montgomery County high school jazz band got a special treat Tuesday when
multi-Grammy-winning artist and Medal of Freedom recipient Arturo Sandoval came to
visit its practice.
Wednesday - 12/04/2013, 04:56am EST
Prince George's County police detectives and U.S. Postal Inspectors are hoping someone noticed something that could help solve the murder of 26-year-old Tyson Barnette.
Saturday - 11/30/2013, 01:14pm EST
The weekend before Thanksgiving brings more Metro track work plus some local parades. But road work will begin to ease ahead of the holiday travel rush.
Saturday - 11/23/2013, 07:24am EST
Lane closures along two Virginia interstates and Yellow Line closures will delay the flow of vehicle and transit traffic across the Potomac.
Friday - 11/15/2013, 07:24pm EST
New bus routes will be open to the public when the Silver Line begins operation.
Sunday - 11/10/2013, 12:54pm EST
A last-minute change means Fairfax County voters who cast provisional ballots may face troubles getting them counted.
Sunday - 11/10/2013, 09:44am EST
The Fairfax County Electoral Board has released the numbers from its canvass of the absentee votes from Tuesday's election, and the results are good news for Democratic attorney general candidate Sen. Mark Herring.
Saturday - 11/09/2013, 12:31pm EST
Take a behind-the-scenes tour of the new parking garage at the Wiehle-Reston Metro station.
Friday - 11/08/2013, 05:45pm EST
A pie-in-the-sky plan to build a train that could zip from D.C. to Baltimore in just 15 minutes, and to New York in just an hour, is getting some new life.
Monday - 11/04/2013, 05:31am EST
Metro says the Silver Line is set to open in mid-February, but Fairfax County Supervisor and Metro board member Cathy Hudgins says that it might come sooner than that.
Saturday - 11/02/2013, 12:17pm EDT
There are plenty of road closures this weekend, but commuters get an extra hour of Metro service Sunday morning.
Friday - 11/01/2013, 06:35pm EDT
With Friday morning's Freeze Warning and cooler temperatures on the
way, it may be time to start thinking about this winter's snow.
Friday - 10/25/2013, 07:10am EDT
A Metro station manager is accused of taking paper farecards and transferring their value onto SmarTrip cards so that he could sell them.
Tuesday - 10/22/2013, 05:50pm EDT
Maryland's health care exchange is working on the glitches, but still has a long way to go.
Friday - 10/18/2013, 04:54pm EDT
D.C. and Maryland health exchange officials are trying to tamp down worries about privacy tied to Obamacare.
Friday - 10/18/2013, 03:17pm EDT
Even when the government shutdown ends, federal workers may face obstacles in getting to work.
Wednesday - 10/16/2013, 05:35am EDT
More drivers are opting to use the almost year-old 495 Express Lanes in Virginia but still far fewer vehicles are in the tolled lanes than planners had expected.
Tuesday - 10/15/2013, 05:25pm EDT