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The $8.75 toll that ballooned to $24K tab

A Montgomery County man is fighting a more than $24,000 bill from Transurban for 23 trips along the 495 Express Lanes due to an E-ZPass glitch. James Diller incurred the unpaid trips on the 495 Express Lanes in March 2013. Full Story

Pa. ambush suspect captured

Authorities captured a man accused of killing one state trooper and seriously injuring another during an ambush outside police barracks. Full Story

Workers warned they could be targets

People who work at the Pentagon are being warned they could be targeted by the Islamic State terrorist group or other terror groups. Full Story

Halloween

The most offensive costume this year?

A costume trend this Halloween is prompting a response from victims groups, Keith Olbermann and pop culture experts. Full Story

Living

When spirits talk: Messages from dead

Inside an old shop in Frederick, Md., a medium delivers messages from beyond. Here's an experience from inside the "spirit circle." Full Story

Federal News Radio

Contractors confused by Ebola guidance

An agency denies a federal contractor access to its facility after learning that he's visited family in West Africa. Full Story

Forecast: Showers should hold off

We'll get some showers Friday night, but the prime trick-or-treating hours look like they'll stay dry, if chilly. The weekend really cool down. Full Story

Woman who vowed to end life may wait

Brittany Maynard, whose terminal brain cancer prompted to end her life, now says "it doesn't seem like the right time now." Full Story

Local

Local cops suspended for assault

Two Prince George's County police officers are on leave after the alleged assault of a student and handcuffed suspect. Full Story

Food

Shrimp in U.S. rife with murky labeling

An advocacy group conducted a DNA-based survey of shrimp sold in D.C. and other cities and found they may not be what their labels claim. Full Story

Entertainment

Wine and dine at new upscale theater

Dinner and a movie may never be the same thanks to a second luxury theater opening in North Bethesda this weekend. (Photos) Full Story


5 Candy Corn Facts

How well do you know the tri-colored confection?


Bear Brawl

This neighborhood tussle wasn't an average fight! (Video)


You Won't Believe

The story of this turtle pendant and the problem it caused.


Man's Best Friend?

A man's own dog helped police bust him on a drug charge.

Stock Markets

Yesterday's Close

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Call the Fashion Police

Models strut a prison catwalk in inmate designs. (Photos)


Healthy or Not?

Snub spuds for their high glycemic index? Some say not so fast.


Arlington's Got Talent

A stage became a battleground for performers. (Photos)


Eat These Foods

Break out of a food rut with these inspired healthy treats.