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3 hurt as vehicle crashes into Md. Dunkin' Donuts

Mon Sep 01, 2014

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

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ALS Association debunking fake article spreading online

Mon Sep 01, 2014

The ALS Association is trying to get out ahead of a fake article it says is derailing its efforts and confusing a lot of people. Full Story

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Woman killed, child injured in pedestrian crash

Tue Sep 02, 2014

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

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Danger signs can point to falling trees

Tue Sep 02, 2014

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

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Police: Virginia girl, 2, left in a van, dies

Mon Sep 01, 2014

Police say a 2-year-old girl who was left in a van for an extended period of time has died in Virginia. Full Story

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1st day of classes brings changes for Va. schools

Tue Sep 02, 2014

About 400,000 Virginia students are heading back to school in the Washington area and will find some changes this year. Full Story

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After nude celebrity photos leaked, iCloud security questioned

Mon Sep 01, 2014

Photos that allegedly capture nude celebrities - including Jennifer Lawrence and Selena Gomez -- were leaked Sunday night, leaving many to question their online security. Full Story

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Atlantic City's Revel starts closing after 2 years

Tue Sep 02, 2014

The most spectacular and costly failure in Atlantic City's 36-year history of casino gambling began to play out Monday when the $2.4 billion Revel Casino Hotel emptied its hotel. Full Story

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Woman sues Ocean City over sidewalk ramp mat

Mon Sep 01, 2014

A woman who says a defect in a wheelchair sidewalk ramp in Ocean city caused her to fall out of her wheelchair and break her arm is suing the resort. Full Story

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Group accuses extremists of war crimes in Iraq

Tue Sep 02, 2014

An international rights group accused the extremist Islamic State group on Tuesday of carrying out a systematic campaign of "ethnic cleansing" in northern Iraq that includes mass killings, abductions and other war crimes. Full Story

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DC could face police shortage amid retirements

Tue Sep 02, 2014

A significant increase in retirements and departures of some young officers could leave the District of Columbia with a severe shortage of police officers as the city continues to grow. Full Story

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Treatment and etiquette tips for the American flag

Mon Sep 01, 2014

Labor Day is a uniquely American holiday and a good time to remind people that federal law dictates how U.S. flags should be displayed and treated. Full Story

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Coroner: Mom, 3 kids among 5 killed in plane crash

Tue Sep 02, 2014

Four of the five people killed in a small-plane crash north of Denver were identified Monday as a woman and her three children. Full Story

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Man seriously hurt when truck drives through house

Mon Sep 01, 2014

Maryland State Police say a man was critically injured when the pickup truck he was operating drove through a house and hit a tree. Full Story

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

Tue Sep 02, 2014

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. Full Story

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D.C. United states its case

Mon Sep 01, 2014

Fresh off one of its biggest wins in recent memory, United makes a push for attention on and off the field. Full Story

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Surrogate offers clues into man with 16 babies

Tue Sep 02, 2014

When the young Thai woman saw an online ad seeking surrogate mothers, it seemed like a life-altering deal: $10,000 to help a foreign couple that wanted a child but couldn't conceive. Full Story

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In September, minor leaguers go big or go home

Tue Sep 02, 2014

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