D.C., Md. & Va.
D.C., Md. & Va.
How ‘Free Tony Lewis’ became both a son’s plea and a call on Biden to create a national clemency program
Tony Lewis Jr. has dedicated his career to helping former prisoners. On Saturday, he and others will gather at BLM Plaza to fight for his father’s freedom.washingtonpost.com
D.C. police, Howard University to host community forums on law enforcement
Sessions over Zoom will be in all eight wards as efforts to reimagine policing intensifieswashingtonpost.com
Is Congress falling for scheme to ruin civics and history classes?
Patriotic scholars differ. I think Americans just don’t like civics.washingtonpost.com
Car lanes vs. bike lanes: Proposals for busy Connecticut Avenue draw mixed reviews
D.C. is discussing removing reversible vehicle lanes, adding protected bike lanes and removing parking from one of its busiest commuter corridors.washingtonpost.com
D.C.-area forecast: Turning warmer today, with rain chances tonight and late Sunday
Rain risks focus on the overnight hours and then perhaps tagging along with storms late tomorrow. 70s to near 80 both days.washingtonpost.com
Gianluigi Colalucci, who gave fresh color to Michelangelo’s frescoes, dies at 91
As chief conservator of the Vatican Museums, he led a 14-year restoration of the Sistine Chapel that revealed Michelangelo’s masterpiece as it had not been seen since the 16th century.washingtonpost.com
D.C. mayor proposes boost in education spending as she calls on schools to fully reopen in the fall
Under proposal, spending would increase by at least 3.6 percent per student.washingtonpost.com
Hogan creates work group to address rise in anti-Asian violence, harassment
The group will be led by Robert K. Hur, former U.S. attorney for the District of Maryland.washingtonpost.com
Ruling challenges Va.’s tradition of judges, police officers prosecuting misdemeanor cases
A Fairfax County judge found the practice deprived a defendant of basic safeguards to a fair trial.washingtonpost.com
How two formerly incarcerated women are keeping courts accountable — with help from students, retirees and Fiona Apple
When the pandemic threw courts into chaos, this Court Watch group kept a watchful eye.washingtonpost.com
D.C.-area forecast: Cooler today, with some drizzle and showers. Turning warmer through the weekend.
Showers and drizzle are likely at time times into the weekend, especially at night.washingtonpost.com
Hans Küng, Catholic theologian who challenged papal authority, dies at 93
He was an early friend of Joseph Ratzinger, the future Pope Benedict XVI, but was a strong critic of church doctrines.washingtonpost.com
Officer struck by vehicle at Capitol died of blunt force injuries to head, medical examiner says
Death of Capitol Officer William ‘Billy’ Evans is ruled a homicide.washingtonpost.com
Maryland advances bill that lowers age of mental health consent to 12 years old
The bill is among several headed to the governor’s desk as the session draws closer to an end.washingtonpost.com
Grandma hugs beat out piña coladas for our pandemic-era spring break
With about a quarter of the country vaccinated, family reunions like ours are beginning, and they’re sweet.washingtonpost.com