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Real forecasts lost in social media flurry

The term "polar vortex" resurfaced earlier in July when a cool airmass oozed southward from Canada. Through social media, the catchy classification again spread like a common cold.

Thursday - 07/24/2014, 07:04am EDT

Level 2 Development buys development site near Union Market

Level 2 Development, part of the team working with Edens to remake part of the 45-acre Union Market in Northeast D.C., is spreading out with plans to redevelop another site nearby.

Thursday - 07/24/2014, 06:41am EDT

Redskins Training Camp blog: Day 1

WTOP's George Wallace kicks off his Redskins Training Camp blog as Jay Gruden opens his first camp as a head coach.

Thursday - 07/24/2014, 06:26am EDT

WTOP's favorite sports movies

As the Best Sports Movies bracket reaches the Elite 8, the WTOP newsroom shares its favorite sports movies and why.

Thursday - 07/24/2014, 06:21am EDT

Survey: honey bee colony losses in Va. continue

Latest survey of honey bee loses in Virginia shows colony deaths near 33 percent

Thursday - 07/24/2014, 05:39am EDT

Meg Ryan sightings in Va. as star directs film

A Meg Ryan sighting in Petersburg as star steps into director's chair for new film

Thursday - 07/24/2014, 05:08am EDT

New incentives to catch a 'Frankenfish' in Maryland

There's a new incentive to go out and catch a nasty-looking fish nicknamed the "Frankenfish" in Maryland.

Thursday - 07/24/2014, 04:58am EDT

Women charged with helping al-Qaida-linked group

2 US women charged with funneling money to al-Qaida-linked Somali group; 3 charged overseas

Thursday - 07/24/2014, 04:00am EDT

Coffee crunch: All that cash spent on java adds up

Check out this coffee calculator to figure out just how much you could save by making that half-caf latte at home.

Thursday - 07/24/2014, 03:57am EDT

Rockies snap 7-game skid, beat Nationals 6-4

The Colorado Rockies tried a little bit of everything to break out of their funk. They wore their socks high and even engaged in a pregame staring contest.

Wednesday - 07/23/2014, 11:23pm EDT

Caller spoofs state police number, demands money

Caller spoofing Maryland State Police number demands money for court, traffic fines

Wednesday - 07/23/2014, 10:10pm EDT

2 teens charged with beating, robbing men

2 teens charged with beating, robbing men in Somerset County

Wednesday - 07/23/2014, 09:50pm EDT

S.C. man charged with bringing gun to D.C. building

U.S. Capitol Police say a South Carolina man has been arrested after officers found a gun in his bag when he tried to enter the Cannon Building.

Wednesday - 07/23/2014, 09:31pm EDT

'Butterflies' for Jay Gruden at 1st Redskins camp

Jay Gruden prepares for 1st training camp as Redskins coach: 'You've got butterflies'

Wednesday - 07/23/2014, 07:16pm EDT

Man pleads guilty in armored truck robbery

Man pleads guilty in $270,000 armored truck robbery

Wednesday - 07/23/2014, 07:03pm EDT

Reston woman charged with funding terrorist group

A Reston woman was among several arrested Thursday on charges of providing material support to al-Shabaab, a designated foreign terrorist organization that is conducting an insurgency campaign in Somalia, U.S. Department of Justice officials said.

Wednesday - 07/23/2014, 07:00pm EDT

State, Prince George's Co. and UMd collaborate to improve Route 1 pedestrian safety

The State Highway Administration and University of Maryland officials are announcing safety enhancements along Route 1.

Wednesday - 07/23/2014, 06:47pm EDT

Man gets 2 life terms for Va. teenager's slaying

Man convicted of killing Nelson County teen whose body was never found gets 2 life terms

Wednesday - 07/23/2014, 06:19pm EDT

Long wait for Metro Silver Line coming to an end

After decades, Silver Line becoming a reality for northern Va.; was it worth the wait?

Wednesday - 07/23/2014, 05:58pm EDT

Memorial honoring injured veterans under way in DC

New memorial honoring disabled veterans takes shape near US Capitol after 16 years of planning

Wednesday - 07/23/2014, 05:52pm EDT
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