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February 27, 2020
Judge declares mistrial in Virginia student’s murder case
A Virginia judge has declared a mistrial in the murder case against a man accused of killing his adopted daughter and disposing of her body.
February 27, 2020
US House passes bill to help eradicate invasive swamp rodent
A measure to grant funding to eradicate the invasive swamp rat known as nutria has passed the U.S. House with the help of a large, stuffed rodent.
February 27, 2020
Bacon all day: WTOP reporter ISO crunchy, fatty strips, to go
Is it possible to get enough bacon? With Dunkin’s new Snackin’ Bacon, WTOP’s Neal Augenstein will find out.
February 27, 2020
2 MS-13 members plead guilty in deadly Northern Virginia attack
Two Alexandria, Virginia, men pleaded guilty in a deadly gang-related attack in Four Mile Run Park, which sits in Alexandria and Arlington.
February 27, 2020
Man struck by vehicle while lying on Southeast street
A man is dead after a driver struck him as he was lying in the road in Southeast D.C. Wednesday night.
February 27, 2020
Md. lawmakers may limit ICE’s power, despite threat from Trump administration
Maryland may limit ICE's ability to search driver's license database, despite threats from the Trump administration.
February 27, 2020
Suspended Md. trooper charged in domestic violence assault ordered to sleep at barracks
A Maryland State Police trooper facing domestic violence charges has been ordered to sleep at the barracks he works out of as he awaits trial.
February 27, 2020
DC-area transit systems, airports address coronavirus questions
Though Metro is preparing for the possible spread of the coronavirus or a large flu outbreak, the region is not yet seeing stepped-up cleanings on transit systems or in airports.
February 27, 2020
Lawmakers pass bill creating ‘VB Strong’ license plate
Virginia lawmakers passed legislation that will create a new license plate to honor the victims of a mass shooting in Virginia Beach.
February 27, 2020
Police: Nanny caught on camera giving pills to toddler
A nanny in Maryland is accused of drugging a toddler who has a congenital heart condition.
February 27, 2020
Metro’s 24/7 shutdown: Vienna, Dunn Loring stations get free summer parking
Metro plans to offer free parking this summer at two of the three Orange Line stations set to close for months starting Memorial Day weekend.
February 27, 2020
Cold front brings rain, wind, possible ice to DC area
Showers and thunderstorms swept across the D.C. region overnight, leaving a potential for ice Thursday that could affect your morning commute. Here's what you need to know.
February 27, 2020
DC nightlife, economy feel sting of limited late-night Metro service, study reveals
A new D.C. study reveals the lack of late-night Metro service has hurt the city's nightlife industry and its economy.
February 27, 2020
National Park Service approves plan to revitalize C&O Canal in Georgetown
The plan to revitalize a section of the C&O Canal in Georgetown advanced past another hurdle by getting the approval of the National Park Service.
February 27, 2020
DC-area restaurants, chefs get several shoutouts among 2020 James Beard semifinalists
D.C.-area restaurants and chefs were named as semifinalists in the 2020 James Beard Awards. Find out if your favorites made the list or discover a new one.
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