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Police union members vote no confidence in Lanier

A survey of D.C. Police Union members finds they do not have confidence in Metropolitan Police Chief Cathy Lanier. The mayor continues to support the chief,

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  • Mandel to lie in repose at Maryland State House

    ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Former Gov. Marvin Mandel will lie in repose at the Maryland State House this week, a day before his funeral. Gov. Larry Hogan’s office Monday announced the viewing will be open…

  • High court grants McDonnell reprieve from prison during appeal

    WASHINGTON — Former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell will be allowed to remain free while he appeals his corruption conviction to the U.S. Supreme Court. McDonnell’s petition to delay his two-year prison sentence was granted Monday…

  • Wootton High School starts year with new leadership after principal’s death

    ROCKVILLE, Md. — The school year opened Monday with new leadership at one of the region’s highest-performing institutions, following the sudden death this month of Michael Doran, the beloved principal of Thomas S. Wootton High…

  • Kirk Cousins to start season as Redskins QB

    ASHBURN, Va. (AP) — The Washington Redskins have made a quarterback change: Kirk Cousins will be the starter this season, not Robert Griffin III. “We feel like at this time, Kirk Cousins gives us the…

  • Rosslyn’s Gateway Park Gets a Sandbox

    The Rosslyn Business Improvement District and Arlington County have turned an unused fountain at Gateway Park into a new sandbox. The sandbox will officially open on Sept. 12 during the Rosslyn Jazz Festival, with a ribbon-cutting ceremony…

  • Community gathers to remember slain television cameraman

    ROANOKE, Va. (AP) — Salem High School opened its doors to the community Monday to commemorate the life of an alumnus — Adam Ward, the 27-year-old cameraman for a Roanoke television station who was slain…

  • It’s Jazz Week at Lake Anne Plaza

    The Lake Anne Jazz & Blues Festival is this weekend, but activities celebrating all things musical will happen all week as Lake Anne Plaza moves to an entire Jazz Week this year. Lake Anne Jazz…

  • Group to Protest County Board Meeting Tomorrow

    A group that’s pushing for a wider distribution of affordable housing throughout Arlington plans to protest a County Board meeting tomorrow (Tuesday). The Board will be holding a final work session on its new affordable…

  • Hudson Trail Outfitters to Close on Pentagon Row

    Hudson Trail Outfitters, the venerable local outdoor retailer, will be closing its stores, including one location on Pentagon Row in Arlington. The Maryland-based company, which has four D.C. area stores, announced today that it will begin…

  • Delaware, Maryland regulators challenge power project costs

    DOVER, Del. (AP) — Delaware and Maryland utility regulators have filed a formal complaint with federal officials challenging how much their states’ energy customers will have to pay for a regional power project involving a…

  • Police: Man crossed barrier to take photo before fatal fall

    TYRO, Va. (AP) — Police say a Chesapeake man crossed a safety barrier at Crabtree Falls to take a photo before he slipped and fell more than 75 feet. Nelson County Sheriff’s Lt. Billy Mays…

  • Police: Burglary on Lake Newport Road

    Fairfax County Police said a house in the 12000 block of Lake Newport Road was burglarized on Aug. 23. Officers said a resident reported someone entered the residence and took property. Police did not specify what was…

  • GW student missing in South Africa has died

    WASHINGTON (AP) — A George Washington University official says an undergraduate student has been missing since swimming while traveling in South Africa. Vice Provost and Dean of Student Affairs Peter Konwerski said in a statement…

  • Hudson Trail Outfitters closing all stores

    Gaithersburg-based Hudson Trail Outfitters Ltd., one of Washington’s oldest retailers, is calling it quits, blaming the changing retail landscape. Hudson Trail Outfitters Ltd. opened its first store in Washington in 1971, with stores now on…

  • Pregame.com Line

    Monday Major League Baseball “National League FAVORITE LINE UNDERDOG LINE at ATLANTA -117 Miami +107 at NEW YORK -193 Philadelphia +177 at CHICAGO -195 Cincinnati +180 at ST. LOUIS -136 Washington +126 at COLORADO -110…

  • National Zoo: Giant panda gives birth to 2 cubs

    WASHINGTON — Mei Xiang, the giant female panda at the National Zoo, gave birth to two cubs on Saturday, the zoo announced. The National Zoo held a press conference on Sunday and said the two cubs are doing…

  • D.C. tops list of nation’s worst traffic gridlock

    WASHINGTON — This may come as no surprise to anyone who has been stuck in traffic on Interstate 66, Interstate 95 or the Capital Beltway. The Washington, D.C. area has the worst traffic gridlock in…

  • D.C. the most expensive place for a family of 4 in U.S.

    WASHINGTON – You probably already knew it was expensive to live in this area, but now it’s official: The D.C. metro area is the most expensive place in the country for a two-parent, two-child family to…

  • E-ZPass holders targeted in scam

    WASHINGTON — Scammers are targeting area E-ZPass holders with a phishing scheme that claims drivers owe money on their accounts, warns AAA Mid-Atlantic. According to AAA, cyber criminals have sent official-looking emails to E-ZPass customers…

  • D.C. fails Honest Tea test

    WASHINGTON — Bethesda-based Honest Tea set out to find the most honest cities in America, and let’s just say, D.C. didn’t fare well. In an unscientific test of morals, the company went to the 27…