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Ticketbuster: Parked at a broken meter in D.C.? Confusion rules the day

When you park at a broken meter in the District of Columbia, what should you do? Can you report it broken and legally remain there? These questions confuse not only drivers but D.C. officials as well.

Updated 59 minutes, 13 seconds ago
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Muslim groups speak out against beheading

Area Muslim groups are speaking out against the reported beheading of journalist Steven Sotloff by ISIS militants, the group that similarly killed journalist James Foley last month.

Updated 14 minutes, 12 seconds ago

Police: Teens attended underage drinking party before deadly accident

Police investigating a crash that killed a 15-year-old Olney teen and left two 17-year-olds injured say all three attended a party with underage drinking beforehand.

Updated 23 minutes, 15 seconds ago

Boil-water advisory issued in Prince George's County

People in parts of Prince George's County are being advised to boil water after a water main break in Hyattsville on Tuesday night.

Updated 41 minutes, 49 seconds ago

Day 2 of deliberations set in ex-governor trial

Day 2 of deliberations set in public corruption trial of former Virginia governor, wife

Updated 46 minutes, 43 seconds ago

Washington's Top News -- Wednesday, September 3, 2014

Here's a look at some of the day's top stories from WTOP.

Updated 50 minutes, 43 seconds ago

Kershaw wins 17th as Dodgers beat Nationals 4-1

Kershaw pitches eight solid innings to win 17th as Dodgers beat Nationals 4-1

Updated 1 hours, 34 minutes ago

Free poker league plays in D.C. area

With free nightly tournaments at local restaurants and bars, World Tavern Poker offers players the chance to qualify for real money events in Las Vegas and Atlantic City.

Updated 1 hours, 56 minutes ago

Listing your house or apartment on Airbnb? Know the rules

For the under-30 crowd, traveling via the shared economy is the norm, and renting out your apartment is a money-maker. But before you do, know the rules.

Wednesday - 09/03/2014, 02:27am EDT

US court hears debate in NSA phone records case

US judges question the boundaries in the bulk collection of Americans' telephone records

Wednesday - 09/03/2014, 01:50am EDT

Orioles beat Reds 5-4 to extend lead in AL East

Norris throws 6 shutout innings and Orioles endure 2 rain delays in 5-4 win over Reds

Wednesday - 09/03/2014, 01:30am EDT

Va. teenager breaks up attempted abduction of his toddler sister

A teenager is being hailed as a hero after he rescued his two-year-old sister after a man tried to kidnap her on Sunday.

Tuesday - 09/02/2014, 11:21pm EDT

Court agrees with Va., Md. in state boundary case

Maryland appeals court: Virginia-Maryland boundary along Potomac River moves over time

Tuesday - 09/02/2014, 11:15pm EDT

Retired firefighter found not guilty of sex abuse

Jury in Maryland finds retired firefighter not guilty of child sex abuse

Tuesday - 09/02/2014, 11:15pm EDT

Son of ex-Bush aide pleads guilty in Md. slaying

Son of ex-Bush aide pleads guilty in hatchet slaying, committed to psychiatric facility

Tuesday - 09/02/2014, 11:15pm EDT

D.C. police investigating assault in Chevy Chase section

The D.C. police are asking the public's help after a woman was assaulted in Northwest on Saturday.

Tuesday - 09/02/2014, 10:58pm EDT

In Fairfax County, an influx of immigrants has wide-ranging effects

Tens of thousands of unaccompanied minors have crossed the southern U.S. border; many have ended up in Virginia.

Tuesday - 09/02/2014, 08:50pm EDT
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Report issued on DC girl's disappearance

DC government report concludes policy changes couldn't have prevented girl's disappearance

Tuesday - 09/02/2014, 08:01pm EDT

Bad weather affects police radios in Md.

Bad weather is to blame for a problem with the radios at Montgomery County Police and Fire.

Tuesday - 09/02/2014, 07:51pm EDT
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