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02  décembre     23h06
Facing D.C. council opposition, Bowser defends nominee to head 911 call center
Michael Brice-Saddler    Ahead of a planned vote Tuesday some lawmakers and residents have taken Holmes to task over long reported issues at the agency including instances of inaccurate and delayed dispatches
PM Update: Rain to develop late tonight, last through Saturday morning
Ian Livingston    It s a half warm and half not so warm weekend At least rain should be out of here by lunchtime Saturday
FBI agent acquitted of attempted murder in shooting of Metro passenger
Dan Morse    Prosecutors argued Eduardo Valdivia pulled his gun out too soon the agent said he fired in self defense
Virginia county poised to take unusual step to preserve Confederate statue
Gregory S. Schneider    Virginia s rural Mathews County is poised to deed a small piece of the public courthouse green to a private group to protect a Confederate statue forever
Back-to-back stunning sunsets treat Washington skywatchers
Ian Livingston    Wednesday and Thursday both featured beautiful colors and the sunsets came together for different reasons
Trump expresses solidarity with Jan. 6 rioters who stormed the Capitol
John Wagner    Former president Donald Trump in a fundraising video made clear that he stands with the mob that stormed the U S Capitol on Jan to stop Congress from counting the electoral votes for Joe Biden s win in the presidential election
Joseph’s House, a haven for the ill and unhoused, fights to stay open
Hadley Green    After scaling back its programs during the pandemic and losing almost half of its funding this year the nonprofit assisted living facility is unsure how long it will be able to stay open
Fairfax County has a police officer shortage. A youth program may help
Olivia Diaz    Like many big departments across the country the county has many unfilled positions and is working to build a pipeline of young recruits
Why the changed commute could unleash a homebuilding boom
Ian Duncan    Stretching the distance between home and work could have major consequences for the nation s biggest cities a new analysis says
Amtrak touts ridership growth as sign of recovery from pandemic
Luz Lazo    Amtrak officials said ticket revenue growth combined with infrastructure investments using federal money are setting the railroad on a path to expand beyond pre pandemic service levels
D.C.-area forecast: Sunshine is dominant ahead, with a bit of rain intermixed
A. Camden Walker    It s pretty nice for early December today briefly warmer tomorrow then turning chillier again
Bowser moves to dissolve, reconfigure D.C. Housing Authority board
Steve Thompson    The legislation could give Mayor Muriel E Bowser more control over governance of the embattled agency as its leaders work to comply with federal standards
01  décembre     22h42
Montgomery judge holds off ruling on Maryland toll lanes bid protest
Katherine Shaver    The judge said he would wait to decide the merits of a bid protest until an appellate court rules on whether it was filed in time
Parents looking for children’s Tylenol, ibuprofen find empty shelves
Jenna Portnoy, Daniel Gilbert, Ellie Silverman, Katie Shepherd    Demand from waves of RSV flu and covid are causing sporadic shortages of children drugs like Ibuprofen and Tylenol for some hospitals and retail stores
PM Update: Cold but less windy tonight ahead of a seasonable Friday
Ian Livingston    Temperatures dip into the s in most spots overnight Mainly sunny tomorrow with highs pretty close to normal for early December
Fairfax police make arrest in October homicide after vehicle pursuit
Olivia Diaz    Fairfax County authorities charged Kyjuan Omar Braxton Trott McLean with second degree murder after searching for him for nearly two months
No, Marjorie Taylor Greene, D.C. is not a crime-ridden hell hole
Petula Dvorak    Rep Marjorie Taylor Greene R Ga has a lot to say about a city she barely knows
D.C. should brace for a cold December with chances of snow
Matt Rogers    The month could resemble December which was notably colder than average
Man shot by Frederick County deputies is identified
Justin Wm. Moyer    Authorities also released the names of the deputies who shot a man believed to have just stabbed his parents
Driver is killed after exiting his truck on I-495 in Virginia
Olivia Diaz    State police said a tractor trailer driver was fatally struck Wednesday after getting out of his vehicle on Interstate near Braddock Road in Fairfax County
How a Maryland rescue team saved 2 from plane that crashed into power lines
Ian Duncan, Luz Lazo    Members of a specialized Montgomery County rescue team describe how they pulled two people from a plane wedged feet up an electrical tower
D.C. proposes free Metrobus service in city, expansion of major routes
Justin George    The District would become the nation s largest city to offer free transit under a new D C Council proposal
Virginia reports first monkeypox death
Jenna Portnoy    The person who died was a resident of the state health department s Eastern region which includes Virginia Beach Hampton Roads and the Eastern Shore
Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan teases presidential bid, reflects on tenure
Ovetta Wiggins, Erin Cox    Maryland Gov Larry Hogan continues to tease his presidential ambitions as he winds down his second term as a Republican governor in a deep blue state
McCarthy says Republicans will investigate Jan. 6 committee’s work
Amy Wang    McCarthy vowed Republicans would launch their own inquiry into why the Capitol complex was not secure on the day a pro Trump mob stormed the Capitol seeking to stop the certification of Joe Biden s electoral win
Five key ways winter has changed in Washington
Ian Livingston, Jason Samenow    Winters are warmer less snowy shorter and feature more springlike thunderstorms
Gas line hit in College Park; delays likely along Route 1
Dana Hedgpeth    A gas leak was reported at Lakeland Road and Baltimore Avenue in College Park
Beltway’s inner loop reopens near Dulles Toll Road following deadly crash
Dana Hedgpeth    A fatal crash involving multiple vehicles had closed several lanes along the Capital Beltway s inner loop in Northern Virginia on Thursday morning
Pedestrian struck and killed by vehicle in Prince George’s County
Dana Hedgpeth    Police in Prince George s County said a man was struck and killed by a vehicle on Branch Avenue in Maryland
The outlaw’ life of Phone Homie, who paved the way for pot in D.C.
Justin Wm. Moyer    Before Rico Valderrama became trailblazer in the marijuana industry he was a homeless former Marine struggling with addiction
On the road for politics, Va. Gov. Youngkin skips travel for trade
Laura Vozzella    Youngkin will be the state s only governor in nearly years not to lead an international trade mission in his first year
D.C.-area forecast: Chilly start to December before it turns milder but rainy on Saturday
David Streit    The first day of meteorological winter feels more like midwinter
Man arrested on indecent exposure charge in Maryland
Clarence Williams    A dean of a District elementary school was arrested on indecent exposure charges for allegedly exposing himself at a Greenbelt area park
Funeral arrangements set for Rep. A. Donald McEachin of Virginia
Meagan Flynn    The congressman died Monday after a battle with colorectal cancer and the secondary effects of treatment
U.S. says Fairfax schools failed students with disabilities amid pandemic
Hannah Natanson    Fairfax failed to appropriately develop and provide students with disabilities instruction and related services during online learning the Education Department said
Family of student shot at Magruder sues county, school board
Nicole Asbury    The family of the Magruder student who was shot alleged the Montgomery County school system neglected its duty of care by stopping a school resource officer program