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Snowfall sets records across the region

The snow that fell set records at all three area airports. Some areas received a foot of snow.

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  • Hearing delayed for man charged with shooting at drivers

    ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — The man charged with shooting at drivers in Maryland and at a National Security Agency building will now appear in court next week. Hong Young was expected to have a bond…

  • Junk mail: Former carrier accused of dumping mail in ravine

    NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — Officials say a former letter carrier dumped undelivered mail into a ravine in Virginia four times this year. The Virginian-Pilot reports (http://bit.ly/1GqiCzW) that a neighborhood man in Norfolk found the mail…

  • Woman, 4 kids injured after jumping to escape fire

    EDGEWOOD, Md. (AP) — Fire officials in Harford County say a woman and four children were injured after they jumped from the third floor of a townhouse to escape a fire. The Joppa-Magnolia Volunteer Fire…

  • Snow totals: Some areas see a foot

    WASHINGTON — Snow walloped the area Thursday, with nearly a half foot in the inner suburbs and more than a foot in parts of Maryland. Here are some of the unofficial snow totals from the National…

  • Man who raped, killed Va. woman loses US appeal

    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — A federal appeals court has rejected the appeal of a man convicted in the 1994 rape and murder of a Petersburg woman. Shermaine Ali Johnson was 16 when he killed Hope…

  • Roads Still Icy, County Government Open Late

    It’s Frozen Friday. If you are venturing out to shovel — or go to work — here is what you need to know: It’s 10 degrees at 7:30 a.m. in Reston — but the high…

  • County Government, Courts Opening Delayed

    Schools are closed today, and Arlington County government offices and courts will be opening at 11:00 a.m. Other county facilities also have delayed openings. Libraries, except for the Plaza library, will open at 1:00 p.m.,…

  • DC mayor to announce members of Marion Barry commission

    WASHINGTON (AP) — On the day that Marion Barry would have turned 79, District of Columbia leaders will begin deciding how best to honor him. On Friday, Mayor Muriel Bowser will announce members of a…

  • Liberty University creating School of Divinity

    LYNCHBURG, Va. (AP) — Liberty University has merged its undergraduate School of Religion and its Baptist Theological Seminary to create a divinity school. President Jerry Falwell says the marriage will make the Liberty University School…

  • Annual James River Expedition taking applications

    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — The James River Association is taking applications until March 20 for its floating classroom, which transports Virginia students down the 340-mile length of the James. The 5th annual James River Expedition…

  • DC lifting snow emergency for roads after winter storm

    WASHINGTON (AP) — District of Columbia officials are lifting a snow emergency after the latest winter storm. The District will lift the snow emergency at 9:30 a.m. Friday. Parking was restricted on snow emergency routes…

  • Car passenger swept away by floodwater in Va. found dead

    DAVENPORT, Va. (AP) — A Virginia State Police team has recovered a vehicle and a deceased passenger in Buchanan County after the car was swept into the Russell Fork River. Officials say a 2007 Chevrolet…

  • Photos: Snowy, icy conditions in D.C. area

    WASHINGTON —  A day after inches of snow fell on the D.C. area, many people faced snowy roads and icy conditions Friday, March 6. Send pictures of what you’re seeing with #WTOP on Twitter or…

  • Just Listed in Arlington

    Just Listed highlights Arlington properties that just came on the market within the past week. This feature is written and sponsored by Team Cathell, “Your Orange Line Specialists.” Is this déjà vu all over again? Didn’t…

  • Thanks to Our Sponsors and Advertisers

    On Fridays we take a moment to thank our sponsors and advertisers. Greater Reston Chamber of Commerce, the business community for the vibrant region. The Avant, new luxury rentals in the heart of Reston Town Center.…