The return of summer weather has also brought tornado warnings and heavy rain to the area for Thursday afternoon. That means downed power lines, thousands of power outages and at least a few swamped vehicles to the region.
A D.C. grand jury has indicted 11 people in connection with the July 2018 murder of 10-year-old Makiyah Wilson, who was killed while trying to buy ice cream in her Northeast D.C. neighborhood.
Police in Fairfax County, Virginia, have confirmed Thursday afternoon that a body was found in a park after a search that began Wednesday evening.
D.C. police are asking for the public’s help in solving two very similar home invasions and sexual assaults that happened in the same block in the span of a little more than 48 hours.
Jack Evans, who has been under federal investigation, will not seek reelection to another term as chairman of the Metro board but will remain on the board.
Senior lawmakers of both parties Thursday proposed legislation to tackle “surprise medical bills” and other concerns, from prescription drug costs to uneven vaccination rates.
The disaster package — which has more than doubled in size since the House first addressed it last year — would deliver aid for southern states suffering from last fall’s hurricanes, Midwestern states deluged with springtime floods, and fire-ravaged rural California.
The possible E. coli contamination was discovered after a random sampling, and the USDA says there have been no reported cases of illness related to this recall.
It’s time to go over the rules for what does — and doesn’t — cause health problems at a barbecue or picnic, and Sally Squires, who writes the Lean Plate Club blog, said that so many of those rules come down to simple common sense.
The spending plan, which takes effect in July, includes $2.6 billion for schools, an increase of more than $80 million. The council also approved increases for the police and fire departments. Drivers will see an increase in street parking fees in the Bethesda area.
The Hay-Adams Hotel has put together a July Fourth package that includes dinner, drinks, a viewing party up top and a night in one of its rooms.
A full-size remote control car has been driving up and down I-95 this week. The test in the 95 Express Lanes was meant to demonstrate that a person sitting from another location could successfully maneuver a full-sized Lincoln around complicated situations miles away.
Officials have said hackers using the ransomware variant RobbinHood demanded the city pay the equivalent of $76,000 in bitcoin, which Mayor Bernard Young says won’t happen.
The special Tony Award that honors educators this year will go to a drama teacher in Charlottesville, Virginia.
Getting the kids out the door on time with a healthy lunch packed and minimal fuss is no small feat. That’s why entrepreneur Heather Stouffer of Mom Made Foods created Lunchwich, a frozen sandwich that thaws in a child’s lunchbox.
Two fisherman have gotten into the Maryland record books with their latest catches. See photos.
Memorial Day, the unofficial kickoff of summer, is coming up fast. Whether you’re staying put or hitting the beach, we’ve got the weather news you’ll need to plan for the weekend.
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