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  1. Va. man arrested at BWI for pistol, says he forgot about it newRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | WTOP-FM Washington

    Transportation Security Administration officers stopped an Alexandria, Virginia, man with a loaded handgun at a local airport's security checkpoint Aug. 13, according to a news release. TSA officers at Baltimore Washington International Airport detected a 9mm handgun with 13 bullets, including one in the chamber, in the man's carry-on luggage when it went into the x-ray machine.

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  2. Blue Line shutdown and single tracking on Orange and SilverRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 24 | WTOP-FM Washington

    Metro is urging riders who typically use the Blue, Orange or Silver lines not to use the rail system at all for 16 days in August. A 24/7 Blue Line shutdown , coupled with major delays on the Orange and Silver lines due to round-the-clock single-tracking downtown, is scheduled to severely reduce service from Saturday, Aug. 11, through Sunday, Aug. 26. "All Orange, Blue and Silver line customers are encouraged to use alternate transportation and to only use Metro if you have no other option," Metro said in an advisory to riders.

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  3. Va. man arrested, charged in 4 DC sexual assault cases newRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 11 | WTOP-FM Washington

    D.C. police arrested an Alexandria, Virginia, man Thursday and charged him in connection to four sexual assaults in D.C. Santiago Rodriguez Campos, 34, was arrested Aug. 9 and charged with three sexual abuse misdemeanors and one first-degree sexual abuse. Two incidents were in the fall of 2016, and the other two were in May and June of this year.

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  4. Alexandria will change to new app for metered-parking payments Sept. 1 newRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 10 | WTOP-FM Washington

    Drivers who pay metered parking with their smartphone will need to use a different app in Alexandria, Virginia, beginning Sept. 1, the city announced Thursday.

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  5. Manaforta s a right-hand mana to testify in fraud trial updatedRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 6 | WTOP-FM Washington

    The most critical moment in the financial fraud trial of former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort will likely arrive this week with the testimony of his "right-hand man" - the person defense attorneys blame for any crimes. Rick Gates, who also served in a senior role in President Donald Trump's campaign, has been a key cooperator for special counsel Robert Mueller's team after he cut a plea deal earlier this year.

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  6. All eyes on a right-hand mana in Manafort trial newRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 4 | WTOP-FM Washington

    The bookkeeper said Paul Manafort submitted fake financial documents. The accountant testified he hid foreign bank accounts.

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  7. No meandering permitted in Manafort trial judgea s courtroomRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 3 | WTOP-FM Washington

    This courtroom sketch depicts Paul Manafort, fourth from right, standing with his lawyers in front of U.S. district Judge T.S. Ellis III, center rear, and the selected jury, seated left, during the jury selection of his trial at the Alexandria Federal Courthouse in Alexandria, Va., Tuesday, July 31, 2018. A jury set to decide the fate of President Donald Trump's former campaign chairman Manafort was selected Tuesday, and opening statements in his tax evasion and bank fraud trial were expected in the afternoon.

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  8. Mueller offers Trump team new proposal for interviewRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 2 | WTOP-FM Washington

    In negotiations over a possible interview by prosecutors, special counsel Robert Mueller's team has offered the White House format changes, perhaps willing to limit some questions asked of President Donald Trump or accept some answers in writing, according to a person briefed on the proposal. Talks between Trump's lawyers and the special counsel investigating Russian interference in the 2016 election have restarted in recent days, and it is not clear a deal will be struck, according to the person, who spoke Thursday on the condition of anonymity to discuss private negotiations.

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  9. Judge raps prosecutors over testimony on Manaforta s luxuriesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 1 | WTOP-FM Washington

    The judge in Paul Manafort's financial fraud trial warned prosecutors Wednesday against using the word "oligarchs" to describe wealthy Ukrainians, and admonished them for spending so much time documenting the former Trump campaign chairman's extravagant lifestyle. It's not a crime to be wealthy, said U.S. District Judge T.S. Ellis III.

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  10. a Driving while blacka suit fights Va. deputya s demand for IDRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 31 | WTOP-FM Washington

    An African-American man from Alexandria, Virginia, has filed a federal lawsuit over a white sheriff deputy's insistence that he show identification after the driver's car broke down. George Wingate, 28, filed a suit in Alexandria federal court claiming his protections against unreasonable search, seizure, and arrest under the Fourth Amendment to the Constitution were violated during the early morning of April 14, 2017.

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  11. Trial set to begin for ex-Trump campaign chairman ManafortRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 31 | WTOP-FM Washington

    Two questions loom large as Paul Manafort prepares to walk into a federal courtroom Tuesday: Will Donald Trump's former campaign chairman spend what effectively could be the rest of his life in prison? Or will special counsel Robert Mueller be handed a defeat in his team's first trial since his appointment more than a year ago? Those questions will be answered by 12 jurors selected this week as Manafort's trial on tax evasion and bank fraud charges gets underway at the courthouse in Alexandria, Virginia. The pool of jurors will face questions from both sides and U.S. District Judge T.S. Ellis III as they try to weed out potential prejudice in what has become a highly publicized and politically divisive investigation.

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  12. Manafort trial to shed light on Mueller probe evidence newRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 30 | WTOP-FM Washington

    The trial of President Donald Trump's onetime campaign chairman will open this week with tales of lavish spending, secret shell companies and millions of dollars of Ukrainian money flowing through offshore bank accounts and into the political consultant's pocket. What's likely to be missing: answers about whether the Trump campaign coordinated with the Kremlin during the 2016 presidential election, or really any mention of Russia at all.

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  13. Cal Ripken Jr. on his foundation, the Oa s, Machado and HarperRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 16 | WTOP-FM Washington

    Baltimore Orioles legend and baseball Hall of Famer Cal Ripken Junior stopped by WTOP on Monday morning for a quick chat that covered everything from his foundation's charity work to the Orioles' struggles to Bryce Harper's approaching free agency. At 5 p.m. Monday, Ripken will be at the Roy Rogers in Alexandria, Virginia, with his foundation to celebrate the restaurant chain's 50 years of business and play a bit of "quick ball."

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  14. Alexandria high-rise fire sends 3 to the hospital newRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 16 | WTOP-FM Washington

    Three people were transported to the hospital for smoke inhalation after a fire broke out at a high-rise apartment building in Alexandria early Monday morning. Fire investigators are still trying to determine the cause of the fire.

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  15. Officials identify helicopter pilot killed in fiery Va. crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 11, 2018 | WTOP-FM Washington

    Authorities are identifying the helicopter pilot killed when the aircraft crashed into a Virginia apartment building, sparking a fire and killing a resident inside. Virginia State Police said in a news release Wednesday that the medical examiner has identified the pilot as 85-year-old Henry Schwarz of Alexandria, Virginia.

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  16. Pilot's body found, raising Va. helicopter crash toll to 2, police say updatedRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 9, 2018 | WTOP-FM Washington

    The National Transportation Safety Board says they've recovered the body of the pilot of small helicopter that crashed into a Virginia condominium, raising the death toll from the crash to two. Two firefighters walk out of an apartment building as authorities respond to an aviation crash at the structure, possibly involving a helicopter, Sunday, July 8, 2018, in Williamsburg, Va.

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  17. Lawyers: Manafort in solitary confinement as he awaits trial newRead the original story

    Jul 6, 2018 | WTOP-FM Washington

    Lawyers for Paul Manafort, President Donald Trump's former campaign chairman, say their client has been in solitary confinement as he awaits trial on financial charges. The lawyers say Manafort is locked in a jail cell in Virginia for 23 hours a day, excluding visits from his attorneys, and has been in solitary confinement because the facility can't guarantee his safety.

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  18. Enterprise opens 10,000th location - and it's on Rockville Pike newRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 28, 2018 | WTOP-FM Washington

    Enterprise Rent-A-Car hit a milestone this week: The car rental company has opened it's 10,000th global location - and it is on Rockville Pike in Rockville, Maryland. It is Enterprise's 100th location in Maryland, and it's 172nd location in the greater Washington region.

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  19. Alexandria fights app-driven gridlock on side streetsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 26, 2018 | WTOP-FM Washington

    Some Alexandria side streets have become popular shortcut recommendations for apps such as Waze and Google Maps, leaving residents frustrated. See what the city is doing to combat the congestion.

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  20. Barbecue battle offers cash, championship invite to winners newRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 20, 2018 | WTOP-FM Washington

    The National Capital Barbecue Battle on Pennsylvania Avenue is one of the most important events for pitmasters in the U.S., with a trip to Jack Daniel's world championship event in Tennessee on the line. Myron Mixon, of Georgia, also happens to have his own restaurant in Alexandria, Virginia.

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