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Following deaths, big changes to Route 1

Three pedestrians have been killed trying to cross Route 1 in College Park, a busy state road near the University of Maryland's campus. A university official tells WTOP that "swift and significant" changes are in store to curtail accidents. Full Story

80-yr-old drives car into restaurant

A woman drove through the side of a bar and grille in Montgomery County, Md., Saturday, leaving injuries and a huge mess behind. Full Story

'Harry Potter' actor dies in Death Valley

Authorities say 50-year-old actor Dave Legeno has died from heatstroke and may have been lying for days in triple-digit heat. Full Story

Forecast: hot, humid, chance of t-storms

Sunday was hot and humid for much of the day, and there's a chance of storms this evening. What's on tap for Monday? Here's the full breakdown. Full Story

Scammers use skimmers to rip off ATMs

Fairfax police investigate suspects in ATM skimmer cases after finding skimming devices at four locations across Fairfax County. Full Story

Summer Health

Hot temps lead to spike in ER trips

Summer weekends are a time to have fun but some of the revelry can land more patients in the emergency room. Full Story


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Slithering Surprise

The driver of a stalled pickup pops the trunk and well ...


What's In A Name?

Bono's daughter dishes about life with a crazy celebrity baby name.

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