All lanes reopen on Eastbound Route 50 between Oceanic Drive/Sandy Point State Park (Exit 32) and Chesapeake Bay Bridge but major delays remain by accident scene.

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It's here: Time to ride the Silver Line

Learn more about amenities at each Silver Line station, which bus routes will serve the stations and how the new Metro service will affect commuters on Saturday. Full Story

Loudoun sheriff closes 12-yr-old case

Loudoun County sheriff's investigators say they've solved the cold case of who killed Erica Smith as the anniversary of her death nears. Full Story

2 Md. cities among snobbiest in nation

Two Maryland communities are considered among the snobbiest places in the U.S. Hint: they're very close to home for some of you. Full Story

Weekend Weather

Blog: Say 'see-ya' to that cool weather

Say goodbye to Friday's beautiful weather and hello again to heat, humidity and thunderstorms this weekend. Full Story

Sneak a peek of Springfield Town Center

Springfield Mall is buried in the past as phase one of the Springfield Town Center transformation opens late October 2014. Full Story

'Kissing bug disease' brings focus to Va.

It's called the kissing bug disease and while it sounds cute, the parasite-born disease can be deadly say scientists. Full Story

Garden Plot

Bagworms, wood mulch and artichokes

WTOP Garden Editor Mike McGrath takes on wood mulch, limb cutting and how to grow artichokes in the D.C. region. Full Story

No R-E-S-P-E-C-T!

Aretha Franklin mad at Johnny Rockets server. But why?

Nerd Alert

Bazinga! "Big Bang" writers hit Comic-Con; cast without contracts.

Don't Mess With Him

Former WWE champ catches suspected burglar at his home.

Billy Joel

Find out the songs you could hear when "Piano Man" comes to D.C.

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Turbo Charged

A dog without front legs now walks with a toy harness.

No Love From Russia

Russian agency: Too many calories in this chain's burgers.

Dance for... Joy?

Top 10 moments from Metro's new Silver Line ad. (GIFs)

Meg Ryan Sightings

Have you seen Meg Ryan? You may if you live in Virginia.

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