The environmental assessment released last week recommends digging a 19-foot diameter tunnel more than 10,000 feet long about 100 feet beneath Church Street and the Potomac River just off the Old Town waterfront. “Community listening sessions” on the preferred alternatives are scheduled for this week.
Police use of force has led to a growing scrutiny of conduct and training, such as in the case of Saturday night’s viral incident at a Metro station. One response by area departments: increased attention on de-escalation techniques.
Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan announced Monday that state employees will have a holiday on July 5, which falls on a Friday, in addition to Thursday, July 4.
Some commuters who have not been able to get home since Metro cut nighttime hours starting three years ago will now be eligible for a slight discount on Lyft rides home.
Break out the linen clothes; the D.C. region is facing the threat of the first real heat wave of the summer. But first: rain.
Cynthia Day, 50, and 63-year-old fiancé Nathaniel Holmes died while staying at the Bahia Principe Hotel May 30. According to a preliminary autopsy report, their deaths were a result of organ failure.
Richmond Mayor Levar Stoney has called for a local ordinance that would ban guns in city-owned buildings, parks and community facilities.
The Baltimore Orioles have signed the top overall pick in the Major League Baseball draft, catcher Adley Rutschman of Oregon State.
The U.S. set up a much-anticipated quarterfinal meeting with host France at the Women’s World Cup with a 2-1 victory over Spain on Monday. See photos.
D.C. Council Chairman Phil Mendelson told reporters that the council member and longtime Metro Board chairman — who was reprimanded and removed from chairing the council’s Finance Committee back in March due to ethics concerns — now might be removed from the committee entirely.
Jairo Mayorga, 39, and Milton Lopez, 40, both of Woodbridge, were found dead at about 10:30 a.m. Saturday.
Virginia Department of Transportation crews are beginning an estimated three weeks of work on Evergreen Mills and Watson roads.
Washington Gas spent most of the day working to repair a gas main break at the intersection.
The body of Jose Lorenzo Guillen Mejia, 24, of Reston, was found around 2 a.m. near a walking trail in the wooded area between Hunter Woods Plaza and Breton Court.
President Donald Trump signed an executive order on Monday targeting Iran’s supreme leader and his associates with financial sanctions.
Cafe Deluxe’s popular Cathedral Heights location on Wisconsin Avenue Northwest closed its doors following Sunday’s dinner service, ending a 25-year run.
This year’s Smithsonian Folklife Festival will only last two days as opposed to its usual 10, but the festival’s director said attendees will still get a full festival experience, with a menu of music that includes performers for children, a tribute to Pete Seeger and Grandmaster Flash.
A man from New York died while vacationing in the Dominican Republic earlier this month, according to a U.S. State Department official, making him the 10th American tourist to have died during or after their stay in the Caribbean nation in recent months.
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