Local Headlines: Secret report shows ‘special’ treatment for public officials in D.C. school lottery

Race between Democrats running for Virginia governor is neck-and-neck; Mixed-use development in Camp Springs, Md., with apartments and retail, to open in 2018; D.C.-area forecast: A repeat of the heat today but a much cooler weekend awaits; Six-year-old boy killed after being hit by a car in the District; ‘Special’ treatment given to well-connect parents in D.C. school lottery; Suspect shot during traffic stop along I-395 south, Arlington County police say; This is how the D.C. school lottery is supposed to work; Police identify homicide victim in Langley Park; Md. police officer convicted of assault after being caught on video striking man with cruiser; Maryland just got its first licensed grower of medical marijuana; Lawn care companies, homeowners challenge Montgomery pesticide ban; Md. petition would limit early endorsements in Democratic gubernatorial primary; D.C. man charged in 10-year-old Md. murder; PM Update: Feeling like summer through Thursday; Maryland school system posts 80 percent increase in reports of sexual harassment;
 
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Secret report shows ‘special’ treatment for public officials in D.C. school lottery
Former chancellor helped two Bowser cabinet officials secure spots at top schools.
Race between Democrats running for Virginia governor is neck-and-neck
Former congressman Tom Perriello has a slight lead against Lt. Gov. Ralph Northam, but it’s within the margin of error.
 
Mixed-use development in Camp Springs, Md., with apartments and retail, to open in 2018
TOWN SQUARE | The six-story Allure Apollo building, adjacent to the Branch Avenue Metro station, will include 18 studio apartments, 176 one-bedroom units and 190 two-bedroom units.
 
D.C.-area forecast: A repeat of the heat today but a much cooler weekend awaits
Temperatures drop from near 90 today and Friday to the 70s this weekend.
 
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Six-year-old boy killed after being hit by a car in the District
D.C. police took driver into custody in Southeast Washington incident.
‘Special’ treatment given to well-connect parents in D.C. school lottery
The Washington Post obtained a report on an investigation into former D.C. Public Schools Chancellor Kaya Henderson that shows she misused her authority.
 
Suspect shot during traffic stop along I-395 south, Arlington County police say
One officer suffered serious injuries and suspect is in life-threatening condition, police said.
 
This is how the D.C. school lottery is supposed to work
Former DCPS Chancellor Kaya Henderson gave preferential treatment to some city officials, according to a new report.
 
 
Police identify homicide victim in Langley Park
A roundup of news from the Washington region.
Md. police officer convicted of assault after being caught on video striking man with cruiser
Officer Juan Hernandez, 42, was pursuing an armed robbery suspect in June 2016 incident, police said.
Maryland just got its first licensed grower of medical marijuana
If all goes according to plan, ForwardGro could sell the drug to patients by late summer.
 
Lawn care companies, homeowners challenge Montgomery pesticide ban
County says new law will afford new protections, not duplicate state and federal regulations.
 
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Md. petition would limit early endorsements in Democratic gubernatorial primary
Some Democrats want to keep the playing field level; others say party should coalesce early around a challenger to Gov. Larry Hogan (R).
 
D.C. man charged in 10-year-old Md. murder
“New information from a witness” led to the arrest in the woman’s strangling, Prince George’s police said.
 
PM Update: Feeling like summer through Thursday
Today was our second 90-degree day of 2017. Number 3 likely comes Thursday.
 
Maryland school system posts 80 percent increase in reports of sexual harassment
The spike in Montgomery County comes as officials are rethinking safety measures.
 
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