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Va. crime panel backs stronger police ID policy

Virginia State Crime Commission backs mandatory use of model police eyewitness ID policy

Wednesday - 10/22/2014, 07:20am EDT

Homeland Security orders new screening for Ebola

Homeland Security: Arriving passengers from Ebola countries must enter at 1 of 5 airports

Wednesday - 10/22/2014, 07:20am EDT

Ray Rice files grievance against Ravens

Former Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice has filed a grievance against the team for terminating his contract.

Wednesday - 10/22/2014, 07:15am EDT

Md. to lend reflective vests to trick-or-treaters

The Maryland State Highway Administration will again lend reflective vests to children and adults chaperoning their trick or treating on Halloween.

Wednesday - 10/22/2014, 06:45am EDT

Investigators question bizarre Secret Service assignment

A new government investigation questions a bizarre Secret Service mission that pulled agents from their assignment near the White House and sent them to the rural Maryland home of a headquarters employee embroiled in a personal dispute with a neighbor.

Wednesday - 10/22/2014, 06:35am EDT

Va. officials set up hotline for Ebola questions

The Virginia Department of Health is helping answer questions from the public and provide the most up-to-date information regarding Ebola to Virginians.

Wednesday - 10/22/2014, 05:33am EDT

A full bag of Halloween Freebies

Don't make holiday plans until you've read WTOP's Halloween Freebies list.

Wednesday - 10/22/2014, 05:13am EDT

Rockville residents sound off on backyard chickens

Several dozen people flocked to a town hall meeting in Rockville Tuesday night on the question of whether people should be allowed to keep backyard chickens.

Wednesday - 10/22/2014, 04:57am EDT

Containing Ebola requires detective work, medical expertise

Doctors and nurses are on the front lines of the war on Ebola. But an equally important role in the battle is played by men and women who combine police-style detective work with medical science.

Wednesday - 10/22/2014, 04:42am EDT

Maryland knows it must stop Wisconsin's run game

Maryland's next challenge in Big Ten: Stop Wisconsin's top-ranked running game

Wednesday - 10/22/2014, 12:36am EDT

Virginia Tech DT Maddy will have 2nd knee surgery

Virginia Tech defensive tackle Luther Maddy to have 2nd knee surgery, pursue medical redshirt

Wednesday - 10/22/2014, 12:35am EDT

SC pork executive sentenced in DC gun case

South Carolina pork executive sentenced in District of Columbia gun case

Wednesday - 10/22/2014, 12:35am EDT

4 men stabbed in DC attack

4 men stabbed in DC subdue attacker

Wednesday - 10/22/2014, 12:35am EDT

Maryland man convicted of raping fellow student

Maryland man, 18, convicted of raping fellow student in school hallway

Wednesday - 10/22/2014, 12:35am EDT

Owner finds beloved dog stolen from Md. home

Owner finds beloved dog stolen from Maryland home after tip from good Samaritan

Wednesday - 10/22/2014, 12:20am EDT

61-year-old man critical after DC-area hit-and-run

61-year-old man in critical condition following DC-area hit-and-run

Wednesday - 10/22/2014, 12:19am EDT

Suspect in Va. abduction charged in DC area rape

Suspect in abduction of Virginia woman charged with 2005 rape, attempted murder in DC area

Tuesday - 10/21/2014, 11:48pm EDT

Where will Matthew be tried first?

The man charged in the disappearance of University of Virginia student Hannah Graham may not learn of the evidence against him until after he's prosecuted in a courtroom 100 miles away.

Tuesday - 10/21/2014, 09:26pm EDT

Christie makes 2nd trip to support Hogan

NJ Gov. Christie makes 2nd trip to support Hogan for governor in Maryland

Tuesday - 10/21/2014, 05:44pm EDT

Local singer brings reggae to 'The Voice'

A local singer wants to bring reggae music back, but he's taken an unconventional path to becoming a top contestant on NBC's hit show "The Voice."

Tuesday - 10/21/2014, 05:38pm EDT
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