Drivers will pay as much as $90 more every year through a new "driver protection fee." [ more › ]
WRAP adds Cinco de Mayo to its SoberRide program, which offers free rides home during booze-soaked holidays. [ more › ]
Brine, oysterman Travis Croxton's farm-to-table restaurant in the Mosaic District, quietly launched a soft opening last week so friends and family could test drive chef John Critchley's menu that ventures well beyond the standard seafood fare of the Chesapeake.Read full article >>
The most likely time window for activity is between about 4 p.m. and midnight. Brief downpours and lightning are possible.
The USGS says that park visitors are basically witnessing Hawaii volcano history.
Ellen Albertini Dow, a feisty character actress best known for her salty rendition of “Rapper’s Delight” in the 1998 Adam Sandler comedy “The Wedding Singer,” died May 4 at 101.Her agent, Juliet Green, confirmed Mrs. Dow’s death to the Associated Press but did not provide other details.Read full article >>
A Calvert County woman who authorities say hit a police cruiser with her pickup truck intentionally, leading the officer inside to fire his gun at her, has been charged with assault.Authorities said Tuesday that Jaime Marie Stroud was on drugs at the time of the collision. She was not hit by the officer’s gunfire.Read full article >>
Two weeks ago, two mystery men were praised as Good Samaritans after a video was published that showed them jumping onto the tracks to rescue a man in a wheelchair that had rolled off the platform at the U Street Metro station.Read full article >>
At the Reeves Municipal Center. [ more › ]
Prince George’s Schools Chief Kevin M. Maxwell invoked the unrest in Baltimore as he made his pitch this week for full funding for education in school districts like Baltimore and Prince George’s County, where inequity persists based on the neighborhood where a child lives.Read full article >>
For the fifth consecutive year, D.C. set a tourism record. [ more › ]
D.C. has made marked gains, but the city is still last among the capital cities of the wealthiest countries in the world. [ more › ]
Some time in the next several thousand years, the Sun could unleash a flare 1,000 times more powerful than what we’ve observed in recent times.
If convicted, the suspect faces a prison term 1.5 times the maximum term. [ more › ]
Regardless of the system’s potential development, it is poised to at least bring wet and stormy weather from Florida north into the Carolinas this week.
It's "Cinco De Mustache!" (Yes, that's a thing). [ more › ]
A dozen civil rights groups issued a statement Tuesday criticizing the growing movement of parents who refuse to allow their children to take standardized tests, saying the anti-test push “would sabotage important data and rob us of the right to know how our students are faring.”Read full article >>
Here's where to slow down. [ more › ]
In the news: Flipped houses are causing nightmares, a brand new condo building may have to be torn down, and more. [ more › ]
Jill Chodorov, an associate broker with Long & Foster, writes an occasional column about market trends and housing issues in the Washington area.Credit score not up to par? You may pay more for homeowners insurance in the District and Virginia.Read full article >>