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WSSC admits hundreds of major water valves need repair

When water mains break, one of the first things utility crews have to do is stop the flow of water. That means locating some of the massive valves in the system and shutting off the water. The hitch can come when crews dig underground into the "valve vaults" and find that the valves are so corroded, they simply don't turn.

Thursday - 11/20/2014, 09:38pm EST

Health department: Sick UVa students had norovirus

Health department: Sick University of Virginia students had norovirus

Thursday - 11/20/2014, 07:30pm EST

Reported U.Va. frat-house rape to be investigated

University of Virginia head asks police to investigate rape allegation at fraternity house

Thursday - 11/20/2014, 07:30pm EST

Navy cancels Fleet Forces command change

Navy cancels Fleet Forces change of command, appoints deputy to temporarily lead it

Thursday - 11/20/2014, 07:30pm EST

Man sought in Metrorail carjacking and kidnapping

The victim reported that a man approached her vehicle as she was exiting the Vienna Metrorail Station.

Thursday - 11/20/2014, 07:08pm EST

Ex-Marine pleads not guilty in slayings of 2 girls

Ex-Marine sentenced to death in Virginia pleads not guilty in deaths of 2 Illinois girls

Thursday - 11/20/2014, 06:58pm EST

Md. reports 7,300 health care enrollments

Maryland reports about 7,300 health insurance enrollments

Thursday - 11/20/2014, 06:54pm EST

2 killed in house fire in Washington County

2 people killed in house fire in Washington County; fire ruled accidental

Thursday - 11/20/2014, 06:28pm EST

Iowa man held after arrest near White House

Iowa man ordered held after arrest near White House; authorities say he had a rifle in his car

Thursday - 11/20/2014, 06:08pm EST

Driver pleads guilty to DUI after hitting 2 bikers

Driver pleads guilty to DUI after hitting 2 bicyclists in Annapolis, Maryland

Thursday - 11/20/2014, 06:08pm EST

Va. medical employee charged with drug fraud

Employee at Roanoke-area medical practice indicted on federal drug fraud charges

Thursday - 11/20/2014, 05:49pm EST

Redskins' Jackson vague over Instagram post

Redskins' DeSean Jackson vague over Instagram post that helped stir RG3 drama

Thursday - 11/20/2014, 05:30pm EST

Redskins' Kerrigan perseveres despite hand injury

Redskins linebacker Ryan Kerrigan perseveres despite hand injury, leads team with 7 1/2 sacks

Thursday - 11/20/2014, 05:30pm EST

Officials: Potomac High School 'safe' after TB diagnosis

Just a few days after learning someone at Potomac High School in Oxon Hill was diagnosed with tuberculosis, the school is being called safe.

Thursday - 11/20/2014, 05:26pm EST

Man allegedly bought pot from Colo. to sell in Md.

Western Md. man allegedly sold pot he received in weekly shipments from source in Colo.

Thursday - 11/20/2014, 05:20pm EST

Md. rolls out $100M program to help Prince George's homebuyers

Prince George's County was one of the hardest-hit parts of Maryland during the foreclosure crisis, and now a new program is aimed at boosting homeownership there.

Thursday - 11/20/2014, 05:08pm EST

D.C. elementary school teacher wins 'Principal of the Year'

In the middle of the school day, Powell Elementary Principal Janeece Docal heard words that would put any administrator on edge.

Thursday - 11/20/2014, 04:45pm EST

Stafford County aims to get plugged into the data center business

Stafford County leaders, with the backing of Dominion Virginia Power, are now hoping to change how business is attracted.

Thursday - 11/20/2014, 04:44pm EST

Expect heaviest Thanksgiving traffic since 2007

Are you traveling for Thanksgiving weekend? You are so not alone.

Thursday - 11/20/2014, 04:25pm EST

Virginia, Oklahoma St in 2015 Charleston tourney

Virginia, Oklahoma State, Ole Miss headline the 2015 Charleston Classic tournament field

Thursday - 11/20/2014, 04:24pm EST
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