A man is dead after being shot by a sheriff’s deputy in Thurmont, Maryland, on Monday morning, the Frederick County Sheriff’s Office said.
D.C. Fire and EMS rescued one person from a burning apartment unit in a three-story building on the 4700 block of Benning Road, SE around 9 a.m. Monday.
Hundreds of students marched through the streets of D.C. on Thursday, in the second installment of a region-wide walkout from classes by young people demanding a comprehensive solution to gun violence, especially in schools.
Look for it to turn very breezy Monday, with more cold weather expected. “Temperatures for the first full week of March will be running about 15 to 20 degrees colder than average,” said Chuck Bell, a Storm Team 4 meteorologist.
Frederick County and areas in Maryland closer to the Pennsylvania border are areas that may still see some accumulations, said NBC Washington meteorologist Somara Theodore. Locations closer to the District may still see some rain and possibly sleet going into the overnight hours.
A low pressure system racing northward through the Carolinas will bring alternating rounds of rain and snow to the D.C. region from late Sunday morning into the overnight hours on Monday. Here’s what you need to know.
Moco Students for Change has detailed plans for a sequel to last year’s protest, which saw thousands of D.C.-area students leave classes for a march in the shadow of the Capitol.
Hang tough and hold on to your hats, D.C.: The area will finally get some relief this evening from the repeated blasts of chilly wind. A high wind advisory remains in effect until 6 p.m. Gusts could reach up to 55 mph. It follows what has been a rowdy start to the work week. Gusts of up to 60 mph knocked out power for thousands, and downed trees and wires blocked roadways.
Sunday might be warm, but strong winds and a risk for isolated power outages are gearing up to make the start of the week a less than ideal respite from winter weather. The National Weather Service has issued a wind advisory for much for of the WTOP listening area, with gusts up to 50 miles per hour possible through Monday morning. Here’s what you need to know.
First responders rescued one adult woman from the home, and a second resident escaped to safety on their own. A second resident, reported to be the woman’s daughter, escaped the fire and was found safe in a neighboring home.
There’s good news for Washingtonians: Forecast guidance has shifted faster and further to the south, leaving anything measurable well to the south of the D.C. area.
Ridesharing services are having a dramatic effect on the number of taxicab rides in the nation’s capital.
A Winter Weather Advisory is in effect for D.C. and parts of Maryland and Virginia from 7 p.m. Sunday to 10 a.m. Monday, with areas to the north and west of the capital most at risk for snarled rush hour traffic from icy conditions.
If the D.C. area is tired of sharing frigid air with the North Pole, good news: The region is trading in a cold snap for spring-like temperatures, at least for a few days. Find out how often in the last decade that the temperature has made it above 60 in February.
Protesters gathered Monday in Richmond, and the governor was set to meet with other state leaders. In the morning, the Republican speaker of the Virginia House of Delegates, Kirk Cox, said there’s little appetite to impeach the state’s embattled governor and that he should step down instead.
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