City State


City State is The Washington Times' roundup of the best breaking news and original observations across Maryland, Virginia and the District of Columbia.

  • Morning Roundup: April 27

    By Joseph WeberPublished April 27, 2011 Comments

    Orange wins D.C. Council seat; Source: Teen fatally shot by D.C. police pulled BB gun; Zoo makes changes after stabbing; Sulaimon Brown tough to subpoena; Fairfax won't sue over BRAC; McDonnell supports singles adopting

  • Davis elected vice chairman of airports authority

    By Paige Winfield CunninghamPublished April 26, 2011 Comments

    Seven-term former U.S. Rep. Tom Davis has been elected again — this time as vice chairman of the Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority.

  • McDonnell to weigh in on controversial BRAC move

    By Paige Winfield CunninghamPublished April 26, 2011 Comments

    Virginia Gov. Robert F. McDonnell plans to tell Defense Secretary Robert Gates how he feels about the traffic gridlock expected when 6,400 defense workers are relocated to the Mark Center at 395 and Seminary Road.

  • Field widens in Va. Senate race

    By Paige Winfield CunninghamPublished April 26, 2011 Comments

    Four candidates are likely vying for the votes of those who won't be casting their ballot for front-runner George Allen in the U.S. Senate GOP primary.

  • D.C. ELECTION: Biddle at polling station

    By Tom Howell Jr.Published April 26, 2011 Comments

    Sekou Biddle smiled and asked rival campaign volunteers if they had "any last-minute suggestions" before he strode in the Shepherd Park Elementary School early Tuesday to cast his vote in defense of his at-large seat on the D.C. council.

  • Morning Roundup: April 26

    By Joseph WeberPublished April 26, 2011 Comments

    Election Day in D.C.; McAuliffe 'quietly' mounting another run; Baltimore bids farewell to Schaefer; Teen arrested in zoo stabbing; Redskins' Snyder still suing; College Park flush in speed-camera cash; Va. State Police 'crippled' by computer, e-mail problems.

  • Morning Roundup: April 25

    By Joseph WeberPublished April 25, 2011 Comments

    Schaefer farewell ceremonies begin in Annapolis; Montgomery Co. to name new schools chief; Va. lawmakers return to future of redistricting maps; Major delays expected for New York Ave. commuters; D.C. holds special city council election; Police investigate overnight homicides in D.C. and P.G. County; Snake caused major Easter outage.

  • What's up with that?

    By Meredith SomersPublished April 24, 2011 Comments

    The D.C. council has proposed a "jock tax" on professional athletes who live outside the city but play their games in the District.

  • AAA: Higher gas prices = emptier tanks

    By Matthew CellaPublished April 21, 2011 Comments

    More people in the District, Maryland and Virginia are running out of gas this year than last year — a problem AAA Mid-Atlantic is attributing to the soaring price of fuel in our area.

  • Morning Roundup: April 21

    By Joseph WeberPublished April 21, 2011 Comments

    Va. rules faith-based groups not required to allow gays to adopt; Airports authority closes debate on which Dulles Metrorail station to build; Schaefer memorial delays bill signings; More charges related to mass S. Capitol Street shootings; Feds: MoCo must participate in deportation program; Biden blamed for missed MARC train; O'Malley to Asia

  • Morning Roundup: April 20

    By Joseph WeberPublished April 20, 2011 Comments

    D.C. considers "jock tax" for non-city residents such as Ovechkin; Details of Schaefer farewell, tearful goodbyes; Final ICC piece in place; Republican Jeff Frederick returns to Va. politics; Cuccinelli sees Supreme Court delay as a good sign


    By Matthew CellaPublished April 19, 2011 Comments

    Excerpts from real cases recently dismissed from U.S. District Court in the District

  • Morning Roundup: April 19

    By Joseph WeberPublished April 19, 2011 Comments

    Iconic Md. politician Schaefer dies at 89; Va. Rep. Wolf opposes pricier Dulles Metro stop; Flood watch until noon; 3 people plunge from Bay Bridge; D.C. youth corrections officer beaten; Va. death toll from storms now at 6; Huguely murder trial set for Feb.; Md. hires firm for Grasmick replacement; D.C. hearings on Brown's campaign finances under way; Congress slashes D.C. arts funding.

  • Supreme Court still silent on Cuccinelli's health care challenge

    By Paige Winfield CunninghamPublished April 18, 2011 Comments

    Monday morning came and went with no word from the U.S. Supreme Court on whether it will grant Attorney General Kenneth Cuccinelli's request to fast-track Virginia's legal challenge to federal health care reform.

  • Morning Roundup: April 18

    By Joseph WeberPublished April 18, 2011 Comments

    Md. disabled get only a cut of booze tax; Lululemon suspect had no violent past; McDonnell gets Metro board seat; Saturday storm impacted Va. nuclear plant; Gray tries to sustain momentum; D.C. bill could create first real Gray-council face-off.

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