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22  mai     22h34
Updates: Second line of storms fast approaching from west
Jason Samenow, Molly Robey    Storms may produce torrential rain damaging winds and hail this evening a severe thunderstorm watch is in effect
Confederate flag found at Md. high school, sparking investigation
Lauren Lumpkin    The flag was found hanging from a flagpole outside La Plata High School on Thursday morning authorities said
Van Hollen discharged from the hospital, recovering from minor stroke
Meagan Flynn    Sen Chris Van Hollen D Md plans to return to the Senate this week his office said
Special police officer fatally shot in Southeast Washington
Ian Duncan    A year old man working as a special police officer was fatally shot in Southeast shortly after midnight Sunday D C police said
Man shot to death in Prince George’s County
Ian Duncan    A man was shot and killed in block of New Hampshire Avenue in the early hours of Sunday morning police said
Megabus rolls over on I-95 northeast of Baltimore, sending 15 to hospital
Ian Duncan    A Megabus rolled over near Baltimore as it was heading south on I Sunday morning sending people to the hospital the Baltimore County Fire Department said
Better late than never: Straggler cicadas are emerging from the earth
John Kelly    Billions of cicadas partied last year A few got the date wrong
Virginia budget negotiators signal they are close to a deal
Laura Vozzella    Details on what s in the compromise being hashed out by a handful of senators and delegates remain a closely guarded secret since the General Assembly is in a special session with most legislators back home in their districts instead of Richmond where the dealmaking is underway
D.C.-area schools face rising covid cases, aren’t restoring strict rules
Perry Stein, Hannah Natanson, Nicole Asbury    The latest surge in coronavirus cases comes as most school systems have already relaxed covid mitigation policies and the regions school leaders say don t intend to restore them
Washington reaches the 90s for first time this year
Martin Weil    A heat record was matched at Dulles International Airport
Pedestrian killed in Prince George’s
Martin Weil   
Rep. Bob Good gets nod for 2nd term in Va. GOP convention; Cao also wins
Meagan Flynn, Teo Armus    Rep Bob Good faced Charlottesville GOP Chairman Dan Moy in a party convention in the th District while first time candidate Hung Cao emerged victorious in a crowded th District contest
Trans activist urges Md. high-schoolers to demand what they deserve
Dan Morse    Gavin Grimm who sued his Va school district over bathroom access spoke at Montgomery County Public Schools Pride Town Hall
21  mai     22h54
Residents take scorching heat in stride: It’s D.C. ’
Jenna Portnoy    Residents swarmed spray parks across the city to escape near record breaking temperatures
Lincoln Memorial is closed briefly after messy party litters steps
Spencer Hsu    Saturday morning clean up of broken bottles and spilled wine came on the eve of a celebration for the memorial s th anniversary
PM Update: Sizzling heat continues on Sunday, with afternoon storms
Greg Porter    No heat records were set today but it was very hot and will remain so on Sunday
Two dead, 44 injured in unusual northern Michigan tornado
Jason Samenow, Keith McMillan    The twister tore through a mobile home park where two residents in their s were later found dead police said
Metro’s recurring problems raise questions about oversight, management
Justin George, Lori Aratani    Metro was struggling alongside other transit agencies last fall each subsisting on federal dollars during a pandemic that siphoned off passengers and fare revenue As others rebound Metro finds itself in a hole that has only deepened
Meet the Walmart worker whose closing-time songs are hitting a chord
Theresa Vargas    Keli Kirby didn t have a TikTok account a few months ago Now videos on that platform of her singing to shoppers have drawn millions of views
Two found dead after vehicle hit pole in Prince George’s early Saturday
Spencer Hsu    Police are still working to determine the cause of the crash
A NHTSA official spent years trying to cut road deaths. They jumped last year.
Michael Laris    Days after new NHTSA figures showed road fatalities hitting a year high Jeffrey Michael pointed to the nation s failure and potential fixes
D.C.-area forecast: Flirting with record highs today as heat intensifies
Ian Livingston    Washington needs to get to to tie a record from We should be in that neighborhood
Va. Gov. Youngkin restores voting rights to thousands of ex-felons
Laura Vozzella    Virginia Gov Glenn Youngkin a Republican who has typically projected a tough on crime image has restored civil rights to thousands of ex felons
Friday apparently fell short of 90s, but was year’s hottest day
Martin Weil    At Friday was year s warmest by three degrees
20  mai     22h58
Va. Republicans seek to limit sale of 2 books in Barnes & Noble for obscenity’
Hannah Natanson    The requested restraining orders would also prohibit distribution of the two books by Virginia Beach City Public Schools