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Police: Details of fatal shooting at Thomas Circle have grown murky
Detectives have not ruled out suicide, and police said it is possible the shooter acted in self defense.
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Key Virginia senators raise doubts about Commanders stadium bill
The effort to lure the Washington Commanders to Virginia could be in trouble when the General Assembly returns to the Capitol next week.
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Local police say they’ve already implemented many of Biden’s reforms
Many of the 21 points ordered by President Biden for federal law enforcement agencies, such as body cameras and banning no-knock warrants, have been adopted by large police agencies.
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Management company to pay $2 million for 'deceptive’ D.C. rent hikes
Tenants of the 3003 Van Ness apartment complex said the Equity Residential Management misled them about rent costs and later subjected them to unjust rent increases.
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Unions protest lack of labor agreement on Purple Line construction
A dispute over a “project labor agreement" comes as work on Maryland’s delayed light-rail project is scheduled to resume in August.
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Maryland begins issuing digital driver’s licenses, ID cards
Mobile IDs in Apple Wallet are acceptable at BWI and Reagan National airports.
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Fairfax releases demographic data on Thomas Jefferson Class of 2026
The Class of 2026 will include more female students and more students from low-income households.
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I was a kid when a classmate was shot and killed. That trauma lasts.
The trauma from the Uvalde shooting will reach further and last longer than anyone will be able to see. Another Texas shooting showed me that.
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Union Station operator blasts Amtrak bid to take over by eminent domain
The company that owns subleasing rights at Washington’s Union Station blasted Amtrak’s bid to take over the property via eminent domain, saying the passenger railroad is attempting an “unlawful condemnation” and making a “grossly inadequate” $250 million offer.
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Remembering Florence Merriam Bailey, the bird woman of Washington
Florence Merriam Bailey's “Birds Through an Opera-Glass” inspired a new way of birding.
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Two found dead at Ashburn home, including one on fire who had plunged from third floor
The man who had been burned was found outside the home, and a woman who had apparently been stabbed was found inside.
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D.C. elections: Where the Democratic attorney general candidates stand
Three candidates are hoping to become the Democratic nominee for D.C. attorney general on June 21.
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Man fatally shot on North Capitol Street in Northwest Washington
D.C. police said someone drove the victim to a hospital, where he died.
Changes are coming to 16th Street Heights
WHERE WE LIVE | Bordering Rock Creek Park on its northwest corner, the Northwest Washington neighborhood contains multitudes.
Lawsuit alleges Alexandria has been polluting Potomac with coal tar
City officials said they have worked with Virginia officials to remediate the remnants of contamination at a former gas plant in Old Town.
As office-centric downtowns struggle, suburbs cater to the laptop crowd
Developers are adding outdoor co-working space — bocce ball, anyone? — to attract remote workers to stores and restaurants.
MS-13 leader describes killings of two teens over bad assumptions
The gang falsely believed one of the teens to be a spy for rivals, the other a police informant.
After splashy opening, Whittle School faces financial struggles
The Whittle School & Studios opened nearly three years ago with aims for a global network of campuses. For now, its founder has a humbler goal: to stay open in Washington.
Blue crab population in Chesapeake Bay hits record low
A new survey shows the number of blue crabs in the Chesapeake Bay dropped to 227 million, marking the “lowest abundance observed” in more than three decades of tracking the crustaceans.
D.C.-area forecast: A stray shower through tomorrow; showers and storms likely Friday
Memorial Day weekend forecast might be trending drier, especially after Saturday, but remains rather uncertain.
Man is shot near D.C. school, police say
The man was shot near a high school in Northwest Washington, police say.
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Metro will reinstate some 7000-series trains during summer
The transit agency told the Washington Metrorail Safety Commission it will bring back 64 rail cars until it can automate a wheel inspection system to restore the rest.
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Police identify man fatally shot in tent at Thomas Circle
Police identify man fatally shot in tent at Thomas Circle
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Bear caught on video in Silver Spring yard stealing food from birds
Wildlife experts said they believe the bear was a male about 1½-years-old weighing between 100 and 200 pounds.
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Teen fatally stabbed in brawl outside Alexandria shopping center
A fight involving 30 to 50 people broke out around midday outside a McDonald’s at the Bradlee Shopping Center, police said.
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Candidates backed by Democrats win heated McLean community center election
Local Democratic party rallies behind three candidates in election for an tiny board that had become infused with culture wars.
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A consumer report: The founder of Checkbook hangs up his spurs
When Robert Krughoff coudn't get his Opel fixed, he decided there should be a Consumer Reports for services.
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Woman killed in Fairfax County crash
A woman was killed in an overnight crash.
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Fake marshal arrested after calling police for backup, prosecutors say
Police grew suspicious because Antione Tuckson left his dog in a restaurant, and an on-duty police dog never leaves its officer's side.
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