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10 things to know for Monday

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Monday.

Monday - 04/14/2014, 03:16am EDT

Ogwumike, Sims expected to lead WNBA draft class

Stanford's Chiney Ogwumike, Baylor's Odyssey Sims expected to be top 2 picks in WNBA draft

Monday - 04/14/2014, 02:40am EDT

Capitol Rotunda closed to public for renovations

WTOP's Dick Uliano reports.

Monday - 04/14/2014, 02:39am EDT

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Caps fall to Lightning in season finale

Matthew Carle scored the only goal, Anders Lindback sealed his first shutout of the season by stopping attempts by Alex Ovechkin, Nicklas Backstrom and Evgeny Kuznetsov in the tiebreaker, and the Lightning edged the Washington Capitals 1-0 in the teams' regular-season finale on Sunday.

Monday - 04/14/2014, 01:58am EDT

D.C. police seek missing woman, 80

The Metropolitan Police Department says that Mary L. Junior was last seen driving a green 2009 Chevrolet Malibu with the Maryland license plate 7AM1478.

Monday - 04/14/2014, 01:42am EDT

Pedestrian struck, killed near UMD campus

A pedestrian was struck and seriously injured near the University of Maryland College Park campus, according to a report by the college newspaper, The Diamondback, on Friday night.

Sunday - 04/13/2014, 11:49pm EDT

Medicaid expansion debate good for insurers

Some of the biggest health insurance companies in the country are poised to benefit from the debate over expanding Medicaid in Virginia, regardless of its outcome.

Sunday - 04/13/2014, 11:21pm EDT

Liberty U. to open new music, arts center in 2015

Liberty University plans to open a new Center for Music & the Worship Arts in 2015.

Sunday - 04/13/2014, 11:20pm EDT

Beyer endorsed by Richardson, Dean

Former Virginia lieutenant governor Don Beyer is picking up support from prominent national Democrats as he seeks a House seat in northern Virginia.

Sunday - 04/13/2014, 11:19pm EDT

3 killed in single-car wreck in Buckingham County

Virginia State Police say two adults and a child are dead following a single-car crash in Buckingham County.

Sunday - 04/13/2014, 11:18pm EDT

Baltimore police investigate 3 nonfatal shootings

Baltimore police are investigating three nonfatal shootings in the city, one of them involving a teenage victim.

Sunday - 04/13/2014, 11:17pm EDT

Man attacked in Frederick, suffers head injuries

Frederick police are trying to determine who's responsible for an attack that left a man suffering head trauma.

Sunday - 04/13/2014, 11:15pm EDT

Md., Pa., W.Va. police to step up I-81 enforcement

State police in Maryland, Pennsylvania and West Virginia are planning to step up enforcement on Interstate 81 following three double-fatality wrecks in the past month.

Sunday - 04/13/2014, 11:13pm EDT

Motorcyclist killed on southbound I-95

State police say a motorcyclist was killed in a three-vehicle crash that led to lane closures on southbound Interstate 95.

Sunday - 04/13/2014, 11:13pm EDT

Legal minds eye quality control for convictions

Hospitals have staff conferences to examine why patients died. Airline pilots have a system for voluntarily submitting information on safety concerns. Yet the life-and-death world of criminal justice often operates without a similar mechanism for probing its most feared failures: wrongful convictions.

Sunday - 04/13/2014, 11:12pm EDT

Jimenez, Orioles lose to Blue Jays 11-3

Three starts into his four-year contract with the Baltimore Orioles, Ubaldo Jimenez is 0-3 with a 7.31 ERA.

Sunday - 04/13/2014, 11:10pm EDT

This E-ZPass error can cost you thousands of dollars

With the 495 Express Lanes more than a year old, and the 95 Express Lanes due to open in early 2015, many confused drivers ask WTOP why their E-ZPass works at bridges, but not on the Express Lanes.

Sunday - 04/13/2014, 08:33pm EDT

Nationals place Zimmerman on DL

Zimmerman to miss 4-6 weeks with broken thumb, Walters recalled from Syracuse

Sunday - 04/13/2014, 08:22pm EDT

The real reason babies cry

If babies had their way, they would be an only child.

Sunday - 04/13/2014, 08:10pm EDT

Nationals try to move on following 3-game sweep

Swept by Braves, Williams says Washington will 'just keep working' to improve

Sunday - 04/13/2014, 06:45pm EDT
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