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Recent articles by Dana:

Man sentenced to 19 years in prison for sexual offenses in Virginia

Russel T. Versage pleaded guilty in August after an investigation in which police posed as a 14-year-old girl. → Read More

16th Street at Colesville Road in Montgomery County is closed

Drivers should expect delays as 16th Street near Colesville Road is closed after a dump truck brought down wires and poles. → Read More

Area crews pre-treat roads for light snow coming this evening

Trucks and plows were getting ready for a possible dusting to an inch of snow that could hit at Thursday evening rush hour. → Read More

Baltimore and Washington sit atop ‘Bed Bug’ cities listing

Baltimore and Washington, D.C., ranked #1 and #2, respectively, in an Orkin ranking of 'Top 50 Bed Bug' cities in the U.S. → Read More

Icy roadway, driver error are likely causes in morning accident on Beltway in Bethesda, police say

Two tractor-trailers were involved in a crash near Old Georgetown Road. Drivers may face icy spots throughout the region. → Read More

Earlier delays on Metro’s Orange Line

A problem with a track is causing delays on Metro's Orange Line. → Read More

Three rescuers hurt after their firetruck overturns in Northern Virginia

The Loudoun County vehicle was returning from an emergency call. Icy road conditions may be to blame, authorities said. → Read More

All lanes of westbound U.S. 50 reopen in Prince George’s

Several vehicles were involved in a crash along westbound Route 50 near Route 704 in Mitchellville, Md. Part of the road is closed. → Read More

Slick spots on D.C. area roads for Tuesday morning commute

Drivers should allow extra time and use caution. → Read More

Food bank to host pop-up markets for D.C.-area federal workers, contractors affected by the shutdown

Free produce and other food items will be offered for up to 250 people at five sites on Saturday in the District, suburban Maryland and Northern Virginia. → Read More

Southeast Washington woman arrested in attempted White House grounds security breach

Vinita Smith, 55, was charged with unlawful entry after she allegedly jumped a security barrier. → Read More

Police put out surveillance photo of alleged thief who racked up $8,000 worth of charges

Woman allegedly stole purse and credit cards from gym locker in Calverton, Md. → Read More

Prince George’s County marks 4th homicide this year

Person was killed in Capitol Heights area. → Read More

D.C. marks 8th homicide in first eight days of new year

The latest victim was a man who was fatally stabbed in Northeast Washington. → Read More

Woman shot three times in road rage incident in D.C.

A woman was riding in a vehicle Monday morning on I-295 in SE Washington when she was shot, police said. → Read More

Actor Kevin Spacey pulled over for speeding at Reagan National Airport

The “House of Cards” actor had been in Massachusetts, where he pleaded not guilty to a sexual assault charge. → Read More

Traffic backups in several parts of Northern Virginia.

A crash has caused backups along the Capital Beltway's outer loop in Northern Virginia. → Read More

Crash closes all lanes of Route 15 in Loudoun County

Drivers should expect delays Tuesday morning in Loudoun County after a crash closed all lanes of Route 15. → Read More

Police investigate homicide in Prince George’s County

Investigators were at the scene of the incident in Lanham area. → Read More

Six-mile backups along I-395 north in Alexandria, Va.

Several vehicles were involved in a crash along I-395 north near VA 236. → Read More