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Beltway Snipers artifacts: An inside look (PHOTOS)

The spate of killings that captured national attention are still under analysis as law enforcement officials hone techniques to prevent such a spree from happening again.

Thursday - 10/04/2012, 05:52am EDT

Tags: dc sniper, crosshairs,

Cubs and Nats scuffle after inside pitch to Harper

Cubs catcher Steve Clevenger is among four people ejected when benches cleared twice in two innings of the game between Chicago and the Washington Nationals.

Friday - 09/07/2012, 07:41am EDT

Tags: Nationals Park, Bryce Harper, Nationals, cubs

Locals in London: Area athletes go for gold

WTOP spotlights some of the world-class athletes who call the region home. From track to gymnastics to taekwondo, check out the stories and photos of gold medal hopefuls from the D.C. area and beyond.

Thursday - 08/09/2012, 07:59am EDT

Tags: locals in london, Olympics, rob woodfork, Julie Zetlin, Farrah Hall, Giuseppe Lanzone

Study: Congress don't speak as good as they used to could

Members of the 112th Congress speak at a full grade level lower than they did a decade ago, according to a recent study from the Sunlight Foundation. The analysis uses the Flesch- Kincaid test, which measures the length of sentences and the complexity of words in a given text, in this case the speeches in the Congressional Record.

Friday - 06/01/2012, 11:33am EDT

Tags: Gerry Connolly, Roscoe Bartlett, Sunlight foundation,

Ben's Chili Bowl competition may also save Trinidad eatery

The Capital City Diner, housed in a silver diner car on Bladensburg Road in Northeast, closed this January, citing rising costs, a declining economy and competition from the new Denny's a few blocks away.

Friday - 02/24/2012, 01:15pm EST

Tags: d.c. chili bowl, National Labor Relations, capital city diner, Trinidad, tragedy in trinidad,

Pr. George's exec. not satisfied with Johnson resignation

The chief executive for Prince George's County says Councilmember Leslie Johnson's resignation effective at the end of the month is not soon enough, sources tell WTOP

Tuesday - 07/05/2011, 03:25pm EDT

Tags: Leslie Johnson, PlanMaryland, Prince George, Colleen Kelleher


Blink and you'll miss it -- Patriotic cafe to have short life

A new restaurant in the District provides patriotic nourishment to ring in the Fourth of July, but don't hesitate to make a reservation or it might disappear.

Friday - 07/01/2011, 10:00am EDT

Tags: food, restaurant, jose andres, america eats, cafe atlantico,

New 'Playboy' show may be more tale than Bunny tail

This fall, NBC unveils the fictitious drama "The Playboy Club" in an attempt to capture the spirit at the height of the clubs. But those looking for a singular peek behind the sexual revolution's closed doors might find the show is more heavy on plot than the bombshell celebration of the "Girls Next Door" reality show.

Friday - 07/01/2011, 09:38am EDT

Tags: the playboy club, tv guide, michael schneider

Capital Bikeshare wants you to plan Arlington expansion

Arlington County is looking to dramatically expand its bikesharing program, and it is turning to local citizens to figure out how.

Monday - 06/27/2011, 07:53am EDT

Tags: capital bikeshare, Arlington, DDOT, vdot, bicycling