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Western Md. doctor has court date on sex charge

Suspended western Maryland physician due in court for status hearing on sex charge

Updated 54 minutes, 35 seconds ago

Ex-House majority leader joins investment bank

Investment bank hires ex-House Majority Leader Eric Cantor as vice chairman, managing director

Updated 54 minutes, 35 seconds ago

1st day of classes brings changes for Va. schools

Virginia students returning to class in Washington area will find changes in schools

Updated 10 minutes, 29 seconds ago

Data: University of Maryland among nation's most caffeinated schools

Area colleges are back in session, which means many students are gulping down coffee and cramming for tests. New data show one local school is among the top in the nation with the caffeine jitters.

Updated 35 minutes, 38 seconds ago

DC could face police shortage amid retirements

DC could face severe police shortage amid wave of expected retirements

Updated 40 minutes, 30 seconds ago

Virginia farm real estate value increases

Value of farm real estate in Virginia increases to average $4,320 per acre

Updated 54 minutes, 42 seconds ago

NYC man to be sentenced in Va. for ID theft

New York City man to be sentenced in Virginia on identity theft, bank fraud charges

Updated 56 minutes, 00 seconds ago

Twin lights added to 9/11 memorial in Marion

Twin lights added to 9/11 memorial in Marion, dedication set for Sept. 11

Updated 57 minutes, 27 seconds ago

Russia sanctions put squeeze on area gun owners

Sanctions on Russia by the Obama administration include a ban on importing AK-47s, which are produced in Russia.

Updated 1 hours, 04 minutes ago

Danger signs can point to falling trees

WTOP Garden Editor Mike McGrath calls falling trees and tree limbs "one of the biggest dangers of being outdoors."

Tuesday - 09/02/2014, 04:55am 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, 04:41am EDT

Washington's Top News -- Tuesday, September 2, 2014

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

Tuesday - 09/02/2014, 04:18am EDT

Jury to begin deliberations in ex-governor trial

Jury to begin deliberations in public corruption trial of former Virginia governor, wife

Tuesday - 09/02/2014, 04:10am EDT

Woman killed, child injured in pedestrian crash

A woman was killed in a pedestrian-car accident on Monday and a 3-year-old child is critically injured.

Tuesday - 09/02/2014, 03:22am EDT

Homer-happy Nationals beat Dodgers 6-4

Denard Span slugs 2 of Nationals' 4 homers in 6-4 victory over Dodgers

Tuesday - 09/02/2014, 02:48am EDT

In September, minor leaguers go big or go home

Labor Day marks the beginning of the pennant race in the major leagues, but end of the season for most minor league players.

Tuesday - 09/02/2014, 02:21am EDT

Arrest made in death at local Popeye's restaurant

It's being investigated as a homicide, but no motive has been established yet.

Monday - 09/01/2014, 10:10pm EDT

3 hurt as vehicle crashes into Md. Dunkin' Donuts

Three people were injured on Monday evening when a vehicle crashed into a Dunkin' Donuts in Ellicott City.

Monday - 09/01/2014, 09:49pm EDT

Hundley, Cruz hit HRs as Orioles lose to Twins 6-4

Orioles get HRs from Cruz and Hundley, but 6-4 loss to Twins ruins bid to for 4-game sweep

Monday - 09/01/2014, 09:33pm EDT

Woman sues Ocean City over sidewalk ramp mat

Woman sues Ocean City over sidewalk ramp mat, says defect caused her to fall, break arm

Monday - 09/01/2014, 09:33pm EDT
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