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13h00 25  février
Queen’s Gambit’ actor Moses Ingram’s unrelenting journey from West Baltimore to Hollywood
Keith L. Alexander
The Yale-trained actor, 27, who plays the role of Jolene in the Netflix series, pursued her dream with the support of family and a committed student adviser.
Standardized tests are a go, but Maryland scales them back amid pandemic
Donna St. George
Students are expected to take the exams, whether they learn virtually or in person.
Three people dead in fire in Hagerstown, Md.
Dana Hedgpeth
The deadly blaze broke out on Linganore Avenue, officials said.
Man struck and killed by car on Beltway in Maryland
Dana Hedgpeth
Police said he was running across the highway to his disabled vehicle when he was hit.
Man fatally shot in Suitland, Md.
Dana Hedgpeth
The incident happened Wednesday evening along Arnold Road.
Teens drive brutal spike in carjackings with covid limiting school and supervision
Dan Morse, Tom Jackman
Sharp rise in violent car thefts in 2020 has gotten worse this year, police say.
D.C.-area forecast: Cool sunshine the next two days before periods of rain this weekend
David Streit
Sunday is probably the rainier of the weekend days
Author, activist Wes Moore weighs bid for Maryland governor
Erin Cox
He plans to step down from the foundation he leads this year and said he is seriously considering a campaign.
At postal hearing, Rep. Connolly says he will not be lectured’ by election deniers
Meagan Flynn
Northern Virginia lawmaker vents outrage on GOP colleagues, as well as Louis DeJoy.
23h35 24  février
Mercia Bowser, sister of D.C. mayor, dies of coronavirus at age 64
Julie Zauzmer
Muriel E. Bowser said her sibling will be missed greatly, as she joins the legion of angels who have gone home too soon.
Marriott family donates 20 million to Howard University for hospitality leadership center
Lauren Lumpkin
The center will honor Arne Sorenson, the Marriott International president and chief executive, who died this month.
Man dies after being shot on platform of Anacostia Metro station
Peter Hermann
Police said the victim and the assailant exchanged words moments before the shooting.
A civil rights hero lacked a historical marker. Then a class of Virginia fourth-graders spoke up.
Hannah Natanson
They influenced history. That marker, that iron sign, is going to outlast my lifetime and these kids’, too.
The Capitol fence and Trump’s wall share the same faulty foundation
Theresa Vargas
Both barriers are simplistic security measures for problems that require complex solutions.
FAA still needs to strengthen Boeing oversight after Max crashes, inspector general says
Ian Duncan, Michael Laris
The internal watchdog recommended updates to how the agency reviews aircraft designs and oversees the Boeing employees who work on its behalf.
Liberty University surprised by Virginia GOP plans for drive-in convention on campus
Laura Vozzella
Convention delegates would cast ballots from their cars to observe coronavirus restrictions.
Maryland senators return from quarantine after negative coronavirus tests
Ovetta Wiggins
Several positive rapid tests on Tuesday were later reversed by follow-up testing, said Senate President Bill Ferguson (D-Baltimore City).
Virginia General Assembly approves ban on foam food containers
Gregory S. Schneider
Maryland became the first state to enact such a ban last year.
PM Update: Tonight’s cold front leads to a burst of wind and a seasonable Thursday
Ian Livingston
Temperatures get knocked back toward where they should be in late February.
D.C.’s pandemic toll surpasses 1,000 as Bowser announces her sister’s death
Rebecca Tan, Jenna Portnoy
In Virginia, Gov. Ralph Northam lifted some restrictions on mass gatherings.
The beat goes on. And on. Readers sing the praises of the humble eggbeater.
John Kelly
Take their hand-cranked rotary beater? You’ll have to pry it from their cold, dead hands.
Virginia legislator to drop amendment that tied Metro funding to renaming of station
Justin George, Robert McCartney
In a compromise, Metro committed to speeding up construction of an entrance and to posting signs to point travelers to Capital One Hall in Tysons.
What to know about the 2021 Virginia governor’s race
Laura Vozzella
This year’s race for Virginia governor is more crowded than any other in modern history, perhaps ever.
Virginia has seen more than 560,000 coronavirus cases. Here’s what you need to know.
Antonio Olivo
What you need to know about what you can do safely in Virginia as coronavirus cases rise.
Central states’ Arctic plunge: The historic cold snap and snow by the numbers
Andrew Freedman, John Muyskens, Jason Samenow
It was some of the most severe cold in decades, with record-setting duration in some areas.
Fairfax County home sales
Recent residential real estate transactions in Fairfax County, Fairfax City and Falls Church.
Fanne Foxe, Argentine Firecracker’ at center of D.C. sex scandal, dies at 84
Adam Bernstein
She ran from the car of a powerful congressman and dove into the Tidal Basin in 1974, generating a splash that would ripple into a political cause celebre.
Prince George’s County home sales
A listing of recent residential real estate transactions in Prince George’s County.
Prince William County home sales
Listings of homes sold recently in Prince William and Stafford counties.
Home sales in Loudoun and Fauquier counties
Listings of residential properties sold recently in Loudoun and Fauquier counties.
Loudoun County crime report
Reports from the Loudoun sheriff’s office and police in Leesburg.
Alexandria and Arlington home sales
Listing of homes sold recently in Alexandria and Arlington.
New coronavirus testing lab will produce faster, cheaper results for D.C.-area universities
Lauren Lumpkin
The mobile testing lab, housed at Gallaudet University, can process 50,000 tests a week.
D.C. home sales
A list of recent residential real estate transactions in the District.
Health code violations in the District, Maryland and Virginia
Food establishments recently closed because of health department actions.
In a virus-ravaged city, nearly 400 million vaccine doses are being made and shipped elsewhere
Peter Jamison
Baltimore residents are desperate for coronavirus vaccines. But little help will come from the manufacturer in their backyard.
Maryland crime report
Prince George’s crime report
D.C. police shot, wounded man who threatened officers with knife, authorities say
Peter Hermann
The shooting occurred during a call for a domestic assault in Northeast Washington.
D.C. crime report
Alexandria and Arlington crime report
D.C.-area forecast: Warming up to near or past 60 today Cooler but not too cold tomorrow into the weekend.
Dan Stillman
Unsettled weather is possible late Friday and this weekend.
Fairfax County crime report
1 in 6 Gen Z adults are LGBT. And this number could continue to grow.
Samantha Schmidt
More than half of LGBT adults identify as bisexual, and women are more likely than men to be bisexual, new Gallup survey data shows.
Anne Arundel County and Howard County home sales
Residential properties sold recently in Howard and Anne Arundel counties.
Prince William County crime report
Southern Maryland home sales
Listing of residential properties sold recently in Calvert, Charles and St. Mary’s counties.
Montgomery County and Frederick County homes sales
A listing of homes sold in Montgomery and Frederick counties.
Huge blaze collapses big house in Northwest Washington, officials say
Martin Weil
Flames from house under renovation are seen for miles, witnesses say.
Montgomery County crime report