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Recent articles by Dana:

Rabid bat found in Manassas, Va., and a person may have been exposed

Officials want the unknown person who reportedly handled the bat to seek medical help. → Read More

Pedestrian struck and killed in Northern Virginia

The crash happened in the Baileys Crossroads area. → Read More

‘Sea lice’ are stinging swimmers at Virginia Beach

Lifeguards say they’ve gotten an increased number of complaints from beachgoers. → Read More

Thief steals 12,000 scratch-off lottery tickets in Va. convenience store break-in

Stafford County authorities are looking for a suspect who stole lottery tickets and 170 cartons of cigarettes. → Read More

A day after heavy rains, some D.C. area roads remain closed, and cleanup begins

Some roads in the D.C. region were inundated or damaged by flash flooding. → Read More

After extreme flooding, residents begin cleaning up and drying out

The Beltway’s inner loop at the American Legion Bridge is closed. Amtrak has suspended service south of Washington because of "severe weather." → Read More

Pedestrian seriously injured, roads closed in Rockville

The incident happened at Twinbrook Parkway and Dowgate Court. → Read More

Earlier delays for riders on Metro’s Red Line

Service has returned to normal after an earlier signal problem. → Read More

Delays for drivers on MD 450 in Prince George’s County

Drivers on MD 450 in Seabrook, Md., should expect delays → Read More

Part of the B-W Parkway in Maryland is closed after a tour bus caught fire

There are no reports of serious injuries at this time. → Read More

Man dies when tree falls on him in Maryland

The incident happened in Prince George’s County as he was helping to clear farmland, authorities said. → Read More

All lanes of Beltway’s outer loop reopen in Fairfax after fatal crash

A vehicle fire initially closed all lanes of the Beltway's outer loop near I-66. → Read More

Crash on I-395 in the District causes some delays

A crash along I-395 is causing delays. → Read More

Delays near Third Street Tunnel in D.C.

Crash causes three lanes to be blocked along I-695 West in Southeast. → Read More

Seven injured in crash on southbound Rockville Pike

Two lanes of southbound Rockville Pike have reopened, but one remains closed. → Read More

All lanes of Beltway reopen after crash

Drivers should expect major delays on Beltway's inner loop. → Read More

Part of Rockville Pike in Maryland is blocked

Drivers should expect delays along Rockville Pike. → Read More

Delays for Metro riders on Orange Line

Signal problems on Metro's Orange Line are causing delays. → Read More

Metro service restored downtown after earlier suspension

A track problem had caused Metro to suspend service on the Blue, Orange and Silver lines for about an hour. → Read More

‘Life found a way’: The National Zoo welcomes a startling addition

Experts said the female Asian water dragon underwent "facultative parthenogenesis." → Read More