City State is The Washington Times' roundup of the best breaking news and original observations across Maryland, Virginia and the District of Columbia.
Labor Day revelers, beware: Gov. Bob McDonnell on Friday kicked off the state's 10th annual Checkpoint Strikeforce campaign, intended to deter drunk driving in the state.
Lottery contract faces further review, hiring for online gambling moving forward, Aruba keeps Giordano detained, Irene relief emerges as political issue, 'legacy legislators' reflect D.C. political scene
Texas Gov. Rick Perry will headline the Republican Party of Virginia's Grassroots Luncheon on Sept. 14, Chairman Pat Mullins announced today.
Judge denies postponement in Lululemon murder case; Nonprofit charged with using HIV-program money for D.C. strip club; Planners agreeing on Dulles rail extension; O'Malley, McDonnell assess Irene damage; Home prices fall in D.C. region; Panel: Md. needs to be more business friendly; Virginia strikes deal to improve once-shuttered rest stops.
Gray hires new chief of staff; O'Malley tours Irene damage; Ex-D.C. officials (still) calling for lottery probe; D.C. officer in transgender shooting has prior alcohol run-ins; Va. county official sent embezzled money to Nigeria; Maryland resumes wind-energy talks; Bolling: Obama's policies 'anti-business.'
Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell and Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley are linked once again. Both governors received high marks from the Daily Beast for their responses to Hurricane Irene thus far.
The body of former council member Nadine P. Winter will lie in state at the John A. Wilson Building on Thursday, from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m., council Chairman Kwame R. Brown said.
IRENE UPDATE: Schools without electricity are closed; Outages update; Planes flying and trains running.
The D.C. Department of Public Works says they have 75,000 bags today and more coming tomorrow. They'll be distributing sandbags until midnight Friday and will start again at 8 a.m. Saturday morning.
In a city that saw severe flooding during Hurricane Isabel in 2003, business owners and residents are wasting no time preparing for Hurricane Irene.
MLK memorial dedication 'rain or shine'; Irene into Chesapeake Bay by Saturday; Aruba officials release Gardner photos; Allen connected to coal; O'Malley: Tax hikes tied to 'supercommittee' decisions; D.C. mayor probe sparks reform calls; Va. GOP has post-primary euphoria.
Region awakes to earthquake aftermath; Virginia primary results; Man in Aruba mystery had money problems; Report: Gray administration involved in 'cronyism'; Overtime in MoCo linked to U.S. Open; Drop in Maryland's infant mortality rate.
Metro rail and bus services reported no major damages or customer injuries but riders experienced significant delays as trains slowed to 15 mph while rail crews inspected the underground system.
D.C. Public Schools say they are making adjustments in the aftermath of Tuesday's earthquake.
Irene could impact MKL memorial dedication; Police thwart plot for explosives on Mall; D.C. collects $80.4M in parking fines; Kaine helping Dems keep control of Va. Senate; Virginians head to polls today; Warner is fifth-richest congressional member.
'Your papers, please' must never be heard in America