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Hurricane Cristobal to move toward north Atlantic

Hurricane Cristobal expected to move rapidly toward north Atlantic

Thursday - 08/28/2014, 06:00am EDT

Attorney: Inmate makes claim to 1994 Va. slaying

Attorney: Florida death-row inmate claims he committed 1994 slaying in Virginia

Thursday - 08/28/2014, 05:46am EDT

Virginia wildlife center to release bald eagle

Virginia wildlife center to release bald eagle rescued at Pulaski County landfill

Thursday - 08/28/2014, 05:45am EDT

Cellphones 101: Schools adopt the phones they once banned

Cellphones and tablets have become an integral part of modern life, and the Prince George's County school system not only allows kids to carry phones and tablets during the day, but encourages teachers to incorporate them in the classroom.

Thursday - 08/28/2014, 05:17am EDT

Knee Defender inventor defends after airline kerfuffle

A $22 device caused quite the kerfuffle on a United Airlines flight earlier this week and its inventor is defending it.

Thursday - 08/28/2014, 04:49am EDT

Snyder: Skins have 'started the process' of designing new stadium

Washington Redskins owner Dan Snyder says that the team has "started the process" of designing a new stadium.

Thursday - 08/28/2014, 04:46am EDT

Ticketbuster: Md. and Va. residents get tickets in D.C. during overnight hours

If you park overnight in D.C., you can get a ticket if you don't have a D.C. license plate. It's an issue for Maryland and Virginia residents frequently brought to WTOP Ticketbuster's attention.

Thursday - 08/28/2014, 04:44am EDT

Missing 80-year-old woman found safe

The Prince George's County police say a missing 80-year-old woman has been found safe.

Thursday - 08/28/2014, 04:20am EDT

High-rise elementary school opens in Va.

It was controversial when overcrowding at a Fairfax County elementary school prompted the county to look at a nearby high- rise as a possible solution.

Thursday - 08/28/2014, 03:35am EDT

Local chefs preserve summer memories with smoke

Labor Day marks the end of summer, but several local chefs are preserving the flavors of the season by taking diners' minds off premature pumpkin-spice lattes and keeping them on summer beach bonfires.

Thursday - 08/28/2014, 02:21am EDT

Galaxy scores 3 1st-half goals, beats United 4-1

Gordon, Gonzalez, Husidic, Donovan score in the Los Angeles Galaxy's 4-1 win over DC United

Thursday - 08/28/2014, 02:00am EDT

DC drug dealer who escaped Md. jail gets 20 years

DC drug dealer who escaped Md. jail sentenced to 20 years

Thursday - 08/28/2014, 12:09am EDT

1995 murder conviction in Maryland overturned

1995 murder conviction in Maryland overturned; ballistics testimony questioned

Thursday - 08/28/2014, 12:09am EDT

Grady Sizemore powers Phillies to sweep over Nats

Grady Sizemore's pinch HR helps last-place Phillies beat first-place Nationals 8-4 for sweep

Thursday - 08/28/2014, 12:09am EDT

Boy, 15, dies after stabbing in Dundalk, Md.

Boy, 15, dies after stabbing in Dundalk, Md.; suspect, also 15, is charged

Thursday - 08/28/2014, 12:09am EDT

1 injured in Silver Spring hit and run

One person is in the hospital after a hit and run in Silver Spring on Wednesday night.

Wednesday - 08/27/2014, 11:38pm EDT

Orioles fall to Smyly and Rays 3-1

In 3-1 loss to Rays, Orioles discover that Smyly might be every bit as tough as Price

Wednesday - 08/27/2014, 11:36pm EDT

IMF chief Lagarde under investigation in France

IMF chief Lagarde under official investigation in France for 'negligence' in corruption case

Wednesday - 08/27/2014, 11:08pm EDT

Smyly leads Rays over Orioles 3-1

Smyly and 2 relievers combine on 2-hitter as Rays beat Gausman and Orioles 3-1

Wednesday - 08/27/2014, 10:49pm EDT

Charges dropped against former Redskin Davis

WTOP has learned former Washington Redskins player Fred Davis is no longer in trouble with the law.

Wednesday - 08/27/2014, 09:56pm EDT
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