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$90M awarded to family of girl struck and killed by car

A Prince George's County jury has awarded $90 million to the family of a 13-year-old girl who died after being struck by a car as she tried to cross the street to reach her bus stop.

Monday - 04/15/2013, 09:29am EDT

Tags: Ashley Davis, Prince George, Briant Coleman, The Washington Post

Falls Church resident holds world record for longest legs

Following in one Virginia resident's footsteps would be a tall order.

Monday - 03/11/2013, 10:44am EDT

Tags: Guinness World Records, The Washington Post, The Falls Church News-Press, Virginia Commonwealth University, Svetlana Pankratova

Man hit by Metrobus in downtown D.C.

A Metrobus hit a pedestrian in downtown D.C. Thursday morning, D.C. police say.

Thursday - 03/07/2013, 10:21am EST

Tags: Metrobus, The Washington Post

D.C. bars that underpour subject to hefty fines

Those who've been stiffed at their local bar may get some backup.

Wednesday - 02/20/2013, 07:17am EST

Tags: The Washington Post, bars, alcohol, Hank Silverberg, D.C. Department of Consumer and Regulatory Affairs

Freed D.C. murder suspect accused in 2 shootings

A murder suspect who was awaiting trial but was released from jail is now arrested again, charged in another shooting and a kidnapping that left another man dead.

Thursday - 01/31/2013, 02:41pm EST

Tags: D.C. Superior Court, shooting, The Washington Post


Planned traffic light at Maryland-D.C. border stalls

Four years after Maryland endorsed a plan to add a traffic signal at a busy intersection on Silver Spring's border with the District of Columbia, the plan is still on the drawing boards.

Tuesday - 01/29/2013, 10:46am EST

Tags: Colesville Road, Silver Spring, The Washington Post, traffic signal

Metro board member: Public support key to growth

A Metro board member says public support is a key to getting Maryland, Virginia and the federal government to pay for a new growth plan for the transit system.

Friday - 01/25/2013, 07:18am EST

Tags: The Washington Post, Metro, Richard Sarles

D.C. bill makes parents liable for missed school

Parents could be charged if children miss too many school days under a bill proposed by a District of Columbia councilmember.

Wednesday - 01/23/2013, 06:51am EST

Tags: The Washington Post, D.C. Council, David Catania

Longtime D.C.-area grocer to sell remaining stores

A Washington-area grocery store chain that's been in business since 1875 is selling its remaining stores.

Thursday - 01/17/2013, 09:05am EST

Tags: grocery store, The Washington Post

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