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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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  • Hometown mourners celebrate life of slain TV cameraman

    ROANOKE, Va. (AP) — The scene inside a Virginia high school auditorium sounded more like a celebration of life Monday than a visitation after a death as the family of a cameraman who was slain…

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  • Metro cancels late night rail service for Redskins game

    WASHINGTON — Metro leaders have cancelled late night Metrorail service for Thursday’s preseason game against the Jacksonville Jaguars. Metrorail will close at midnight, its normally scheduled time. FedEx Field sits close to the Largo Town…

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  • Part of reflecting pool to undergo monthslong repairs

    WASHINGTON — The reflecting pool on D.C.’s National Mall will look a little different beginning in September as it undergoes monthslong construction. About 30 feet of the Lincoln Memorial Reflecting Pool will be drained starting Sept.…

  • Crime Museum to close doors next month

    WASHINGTON — A D.C. museum dedicated to the history of crime and crime fighting will close its doors at the end of September after it was asked to leave by its landlord. The Crime Museum…

  • Police: Death in Maryland park ruled a homicide

    WASHINGTON — The death of a man found in Great Seneca Stream Valley Park has been ruled a homicide, Montgomery County Police said Monday. Officers were called to the Gaithersburg park Saturday morning, after human…

  • From creativity to corruption, Mandel was a political force

    ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — A colorful and complex figure in Maryland politics, Marvin Mandel was seen by some as an innovator who reorganized state government to be more efficient. For others, he was forever stained…

  • Arlington Agenda: Aug. 31- Sept. 6

    Arlington Agenda is a listing of interesting events for the week ahead in Arlington County. If you’d like to see your event featured, fill out the event submission form. Also, be sure to check out our event…

  • 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…

  • New Name and Location for Tetra Partners

    Tetra Partners, the Reston-based commercial real estate firm, has a new name and a new location as Reston Association prepares to take over Tetra’s former offices at 11450 Baron Cameron Drive. Tetra will now be…

  • 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…

  • 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…