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Covering the Bases: DH and replay

WTOP's Jonathan Warner asks new MLB commissioner Rob Manfred for progress on a resolution to the designated hitter and pace of play.

Friday - 08/22/2014, 04:16pm EDT

D.C. leaders unveil Chuck Brown Memorial Park

On Chuck Brown Day in D.C., in honor of the Godfather of Go Go, hundreds made their way to a Northeast neighborhood to see the new memorial to the musician.

Friday - 08/22/2014, 04:11pm EDT

Loudoun County Police seek help identifying ring theft suspect

The suspect apparently stole another customer's ring while shopping at the Kay Jewelers in Dulles Town Center on June 7.

Friday - 08/22/2014, 04:09pm EDT

Redskins, Ravens focus on selves, not rivalry

Redskins, Ravens more focused on getting ready for season than earning bragging rights

Friday - 08/22/2014, 04:09pm EDT

Md. ban on grain alcohol hurts violin makers

Maryland ban on grain alcohol hurts violin makers; they say it made a good varnish

Friday - 08/22/2014, 03:40pm EDT

Leader touts value, potential of Md. Army post

General touts value, jobs potential of Aberdeen, Md., Army post under scrutiny by cost-cutters

Friday - 08/22/2014, 03:30pm EDT

Evicted mayor sets up 'mobile' office

After being ordered out of his city hall space, third-term mayor Eugene Grant has taken his office on the road -- in a tent.

Friday - 08/22/2014, 03:27pm EDT

Alexandria's next gateway: 400-plus apartments, hotel and retail

There's only one intersection where Alexandria meets Fairfax and Arlington counties at North Beauregard and King streets. As it stands, that corner is not much to look at, with a TGI Fridays on the Fairfax County side, a Wells Fargo on the Arlington side and a deteriorating strip shopping center in Alexandria territory.

Friday - 08/22/2014, 02:48pm EDT

D.C.'s snowy owl meets sad end

The snowy owl that made local and national headlines after being struck by a D.C. bus has been found dead in Minnesota.

Friday - 08/22/2014, 02:40pm EDT

Internal affairs reviews controversial arrest

The Montgomery County Department of Police has launched an internal investigation, examining a controversial arrest.

Friday - 08/22/2014, 02:38pm EDT

George W. Bush takes ice bucket challenge

George W. Bush takes ice bucket challenge, gets doused in cold water by Laura Bush

Friday - 08/22/2014, 02:38pm EDT

Md. highway worker killed in Eastern Shore crash

Md. highway worker killed in Eastern Shore crash; highway officials urge care in work zones

Friday - 08/22/2014, 02:10pm EDT

USS Cole leaves Va. on deployment

Guided-missile destroyer USS Cole leaves Va. on deployment

Friday - 08/22/2014, 02:03pm EDT

Seat Pleasant's mobile mayor

Despite getting kicked out of his city hall office, Seat Pleasant Mayor Eugen Grant set up his office tent and is ready for business. He's pledged to set up his mobile office in different locations throughout the city.

Friday - 08/22/2014, 01:53pm EDT

Urn carrying woman's ashes stolen in Rhode Island

Police in Rhode Island seek urn stolen from vehicle in hotel parking lot

Friday - 08/22/2014, 01:48pm EDT

Va. man named Stoner arrested on pot charges

Virginia man named Stoner arrested on drug charges; police find $10K worth of pot at his home

Friday - 08/22/2014, 01:40pm EDT

Tenants late on rent physically forced out of illegal apartment

A 72-year-old Olney resident found five strangers in her home and was then physically forced out of her apartment, her cellphone broken - all because she was behind on her rent. Police say she was renting an illegal apartment. Her landlord faces multiple felony charges and 15 people were forced to move out of the now condemned property.

Friday - 08/22/2014, 01:33pm EDT

Ex-congressman Davis to lead George Mason board

Ex-congressman Tom Davis elected as rector, will lead George Mason Univ. governing board

Friday - 08/22/2014, 01:30pm EDT

Arrest video sets off council member's inquiry (Video)

Montgomery County council member Cherri Branson has questions about a video showing a police officer seemingly putting his hands on the throat of a teenager before arresting him.

Friday - 08/22/2014, 12:59pm EDT

Fraternity offers to pay for funeral of teen shot

Baltimore-based fraternity offers to pay for funeral for Missouri teen shot by police officer

Friday - 08/22/2014, 12:59pm EDT
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