Daily Archives: September 5, 2020

Coronavirus in DC, Maryland, Virginia: What to Know on Sept. 5

This Labor Day weekend will go down as another holiday with traditions challenged by the coronavirus pandemic, and health experts are concerned that any gatherings could lead to a new surge of cases. Already, Maryland and Virginia watched case numbers climb over the past week. And the entire capital region saw a weeks-long surge in coronavirus cases after the last…

Virginia House Approves Sweeping Package of Police Reforms

The Virginia House of Delegates approved a sweeping package of police reform bills Friday that Democrats said would make it easier to rein in officers who abuse their authority but Republicans said would hamstring police and make their jobs more dangerous. The legislation includes many of the measures protesters around the country have called for since the May 25 police…