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More charges for 'Piggyback Bandit' in Virginia

The man known as the Piggyback Bandit has been charged again in the D.C. area.

Friday - 12/12/2014, 01:38pm EST

Virginia Tech to offer gender-neutral housing

Virginia Tech to offer gender-neutral housing beginning next fall as part of pilot program

Friday - 12/12/2014, 01:10pm EST

Senate panel backs Va. federal judge nominee

Senate Judiciary Committee approves nominee for western Virginia federal bench

Friday - 12/12/2014, 12:35pm EST

NY man donates taxidermy collection to Va. museum

NY man donates 230-item taxidermy collection to Virginia Museum of Natural History

Friday - 12/12/2014, 12:35pm EST

Man arrested for Alexandria break-ins allegedly stole ice cream, jewelry

Police have arrested a suspect in connection with a series of burglaries in Alexandria, who allegedly stole ice cream and valuable from the homes.

Friday - 12/12/2014, 12:28pm EST

Mount Vernon's Christmas camel a reminder of holiday in history (Photos)

Who'd guess George Washington was the kind of guy who'd rent a camel for a party? He did in 1787 to entertain guests celebrating Christmas at Mount Vernon.

Friday - 12/12/2014, 12:07pm EST

Police find missing Prince George's County 75-year-old

Police say a Prince George's County woman who was last seen Thursday evening was found Friday morning.

Friday - 12/12/2014, 12:03pm EST

Shooting survivor to speak at Salisbury graduation

Md. student who survived shooting by ex-boyfriend speak at Salisbury University graduation

Friday - 12/12/2014, 07:38am EST

Judge refuses to halt Fredericksburg gun return

Judge rejects bid by gun-rights group, firearms dealer to stop Fredericksburg gun give-back

Friday - 12/12/2014, 07:10am EST

2014 Country Doctor of the Year from Virginia

Physician staffing firm Staff Care says it recently recognized Dr. John Otho "Rob" Marsh with the honor.

Friday - 12/12/2014, 07:09am EST

Norfolk zoo to celebrate siamang's birthday

The zoo in Norfolk says the baby male siamang was born in late November and joins sister Lola who was born in August 2012.

Friday - 12/12/2014, 07:05am EST

Report: Va. lacking on tobacco prevention funding

According to a report, states this year will collect $25.6 billion from the national tobacco settlement and tobacco taxes.

Friday - 12/12/2014, 07:00am EST

Hogan to deliver keynote at legislative breakfast

Hogan to deliver keynote address at Montgomery County legislative breakfast

Friday - 12/12/2014, 06:59am EST

U-Md. event highlights infectious disease research

Some of the nation's leading infectious-disease fighters are speaking at an event in Baltimore highlighting efforts to stop the spread of Ebola and AIDS.

Friday - 12/12/2014, 06:57am EST

D.C. marking milestone in tunnel project

Officials say it will ultimately cut sewage overflows into the Anacostia by 98 percent.

Friday - 12/12/2014, 06:53am EST

Ticketbuster: DDOT sends out bad visitor parking passes to D.C. residents

Ten days after the D.C. Department of Transportation sent out new Visitor Parking Passes for 2015, WTOP has learned that an error has resulted in residents across the city getting outdated passes.

Friday - 12/12/2014, 05:26am EST

Severance's friend defends his innocence

A friend of the man charged with the murders of three Alexandria residents is providing a look into Charles Severance's life before he became the focus of an investigation.

Friday - 12/12/2014, 04:26am EST

Redskins expecting McCoy to start Sunday

Redskins expecting McCoy to start Sunday despite neck injury, 'in the lead' about RG3, Cousins

Friday - 12/12/2014, 03:06am EST

How to avoid shipping fees on late holiday gifts

if you're a last-minute shopper worrying about whopping shipping fees -- don't panic.

Friday - 12/12/2014, 01:43am EST

Carjacking suspect in custody after police chase

Suspect in New Jersey carjacking apprehended in Maryland after chase on I-95

Friday - 12/12/2014, 12:58am EST
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