“Drivers are paying attention and figuring out which lanes are open,” said Park Service spokeswoman Jenny Anzelmo-Sarles. “There are barrels directing cars into lanes as well.”
Five years after the controversial shooting of John Geer, police in Fairfax County, Virginia, are making good progress in their reform efforts, according to a report released this week.
Montgomery County’s board of education said it would soon choose between a pair of school calendar options for the 2019-2020 school year: to either return students to a longer spring break or implement a shorter break, similar to the current calendar.
A ride on a dockless electric scooter left a local 27-year-old rider hospitalized. And though the companies that make the scooters urge their riders to wear helmets, some health experts are seeing a rise in emergency room visits due to injuries while on the scooters.
Starting Monday, Oct. 1, a new law will require drivers to move over for transportation, service and utility vehicles, as well as waste and recycling trucks.
“Folks who are using the most recent batch of K2 are exhibiting symptoms of being in a comatose state and passing out,” said D.C. Police Chief Peter Newsham. “It’s creating a drain on Fire and EMS resources and police resources.”
Virginians who can’t make it to the polls on Election Day can now cast an absentee ballot at their local voter registration office either in-person or by mail.
Three people are dead, including a woman and her 10-year-old son, and two other people, including another child, have critical injuries after a domestic-related murder-suicide in Silver Spring, Maryland. Police have released the names of the adults who have died, including the man they believe opened fire on his family.
More than 200 cases of synthetic drug overdoses were reported just last week, including 80 on Friday alone. D.C. officials are blaming a potentially fatal of ‘K2,’ a dangerous form of imitation cannabis.
“I’ve noticed it’s kind of cut down but I would still say it is a problem,” said Gavin May, a BCC junior. “There are so many people doing it. I don’t think kids are aware of how harmful it can really be.”
“It allows our hosts to offer their spaces free of charge to anyone who’s been displaced or needs to evacuate or is deploying in the area to help with relief efforts,” said Kim Rubey, global head of social impact and philanthropy at Airbnb.
A novel written by Rob Hiaasen, one of five people killed in the Capital Gazette newspaper shooting in Annapolis, Maryland, will be released in the coming days.
The late Sen. John McCain’s name could soon be a fixture on Capitol Hill, with Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer planning to introduce a resolution renaming a fabled Senate building after the Arizona Senator.
The teaching profession in Maryland public schools should undergo “major changes,” according to recommendations from a commission that is examining ways to strengthen the state’s education system.
Over the past four years, flight paths have been getting lower and more concentrated due to NextGen, a program being implemented by the Federal Aviation Administration. “There is no peace,” lamented Sunil Misra.