A fatal shooting this week marked the 50th homicide in D.C. this year. With a 35% increase in the homicide rate since last year, 2019 is shaping up to be another violent year.
Thursday marks the start of a series of public meetings that will focus on plans from Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan’s administration to add toll lanes to parts of the Capital Beltway and Interstate 270 in Montgomery and Prince George’s counties.
The so-called “Blueprint for Maryland’s Future,” calls for the state to spend an additional $355 million on public education in 2021 and at least $370.9 million the following year.
Bijan Ghaisar, 25, was fatally shot by two Park Police officers on Nov. 17, 2017 in the Fort Hunt area of Fairfax County. “Our government has given the officers total protection,” said Kelly, Ghaisar’s mother. “This is unjust.”
While more rapes have been reported in Montgomery County, overall crime declined in 2018.
The judge in the Capital Gazette shooting case will decide in one week whether the alleged shooter will be granted additional time to consider an insanity plea.
Construction of the Purple Line is now 10 percent complete, according to project leaders who provided an update Thursday before the Montgomery County Council’s transportation committee.
In a letter sent to Maryland’s U.S. House and Senate members Wednesday, Hogan urged them to “strongly support the transfer” of the parkway from the park service to the state of Maryland.
Montgomery County Public Schools CEO Andrew Zuckerman said the school system would examine how much it would cost to put more all-gender bathrooms into schools.
On the docket for a Tuesday D.C. Council meeting is Chairman Phil Mendelson’s proposed reprimand of Jack Evans, who’s accused of violating the council’s code of conduct by using his public office for personal gain.
U.S. Supreme Court justices will hear arguments Monday on whether the boundaries of 11 Virginia House of Delegates districts were drawn on the basis of race by Republicans.
A bumpy and damaged stretch of the Baltimore-Washington Parkway in Laurel, Maryland, remains a major problem for drivers even after the speed limit was lowered to make things safer. See photos and video.
Transportation leaders in Montgomery County said they would potentially be willing to support keeping Metro open one hour later on weekends.
Maryland’s popular Governor Larry Hogan is stirring up more speculation that he may challenge President Donald Trump in a Republican primary in 2020.
A group of famous civil rights activists plans to meet with Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam as he remains caught up in a racially-charged scandal.
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