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  1. Police: Multiple suspects sought after man forced into van, sexually assaultedRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | WTOP-FM Washington

    The Metropolitan Police Department is asking for help identifying and finding multiple suspects after a man was sexually assaulted in Northwest Washington on Friday. According to police, a man was forced into a white van at gunpoint in the area of 14th Street and Parkwood Place around 8 p.m., and then sexually assaulted.

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  2. 2 men fatally shot in southeast WashingtonRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 1 | WTOP-FM Washington

    District of Columbia police are investigating two fatal shootings, including one that claimed the life of an 18-year-old man. Police say 18-year-old Shaun Simmons was fatally shot around 4:20 a.m. Saturday in the Congress Heights neighborhood of southeast Washington.

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  3. Grandson of famed broadcaster recounts slashing attack in D.C.Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 1 | WTOP-FM Washington

    A Washington, D.C. man slashed in the face during an early morning attack near his home said he refuses to live in fear. "Someone that would be doing something like this, perhaps they'll get picked up for doing something worse in the future, that's what concerns me," says Ben Fishel, who is the grandson of the late CBS broadcaster Andy Rooney.

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  4. US paychecks grow at record-slow pace in 2nd quarterRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 31 | WTOP-FM Washington

    In this May 12, 2014 file photo, Fatima Godoy rolls out the dough as Gustavo Servellon, left, applies the sprinkles as they construct pastries in the bay window at Ted's Bulletin, a Capitol Hill restaurant in Washington. The Labor Department releases the employment cost index for the second quarter of 2015, a measure of wage and benefit growth, on Friday, July 31, 2015.

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  5. 7 tips for finding an apartment in D.C.Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 7 | WTOP-FM Washington

    The District of Columbia is part of one of the biggest metropolitan areas in the country, and you know what that means: Finding an apartment there is no walk in the National Mall. If you're getting ready to move to D.C., or if you're just hoping to find a new place to live in the city you already call home, here are a few tips for your apartment search.

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  6. Could Twitter stop the next terrorist attack?Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 24 | WTOP-FM Washington

    In this Feb. 11, 2015, file photo, Sen. Dianne Feinstein, D-Calif., speaks during an interview with The Associated about the CIA torture report, in her Capitol Hill office in Washington. Social media giants including Twitter, Yahoo, Facebook and Google are pushing back against Senate legislation that would require them to alert federal authorities of any terrorist activity.

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  7. AAA leader looks back at 20 years of D.C.-area trafficRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 21 | WTOP-FM Washington

    There are only a few things that really bring Washingtonians together. We've got our sports teams.

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  8. Police keep looking for answers to unidentified remainsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 19 | WTOP-FM Washington

    Her body was found in her third-floor apartment in Northwest Washington, and among the few valuables she left behind, police said, were a pair of mahogany leather boots, some cheap jewelry and $152 in cash. Residents at her apartment complex said the woman, who was between 45 and 65 years old, developed a churlish reputation over the years.

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  9. Nationals pitcher reads to fans at Anacostia LibraryRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 18 | WTOP-FM Washington

    He may be better known for reading signals from his catcher while on the mound at Nationals Park, but Washington Nationals starting pitcher Stephen Strasburg took some time to read a story to Washington Nationals starting pitcher Stephen Strasburg meets with young fans for a reading event at Anacostia Library in Washington, D.C., on Saturday, July 18, 2015. Strasburg read "The Baseball Adventure of Jackie Mitchell: Girl Pitcher vs. Babe Ruth."

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  10. Police: 3 men fatally shot in different parts of DCRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 18 | WTOP-FM Washington

    Police say 18-year-old Bryan Perkins was shot and killed just after 9 p.m. Friday in the Edgewood neighborhood of northeast Washington. Then, shortly before 1 a.m. Saturday, 25-year-old Wesley West was fatally shot in the Congress Heights neighborhood of southeast Washington.

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  11. 1 dead after triple shooting in Northeast D.C.Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 1, 2015 | WTOP-FM Washington

    One man is dead after a triple shooting Friday night in the Edgewood neighborhood of Northeast D.C., police sources tell NBC 4 Washington's Shomari Stone. Three people were shot Friday night in the Edgewood neighborhood of Northeast D.C., according to the Metropolitan Police Department.

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  12. No trucks allowed: Enforcement stepped up on area parkwaysRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 16 | WTOP-FM Washington

    No trucks allowed. That's the message United State Park Police want to get across to truck drivers who use the National Park Service's parkways in the D.C. area.

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  13. AP News in Brief at 9:58 p.m. EDTRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 15 | WTOP-FM Washington

    Here are the latest developments involving the agreement between the United States, Iran and world powers to limit the Islamic Republic's nuclear program : Vice President Joe Biden will head back to Capitol Hill on Thursday to urge Senate Democrats to support the nuclear deal with Iran. The White House says Biden will discuss the deal with the Democratic members of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee.

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  14. Fast ferry service in D.C. region possible in near futureRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 15 | WTOP-FM Washington

    Fast ferry service could be a commuting option in the D.C. metro area in the not-too-distant future. "Within the next five years we're going to be in a position to launch fast ferry service," says Prince William County Supervisor Frank Principi, who is working closely with the commission heading the project.

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  15. What happened to Benghazi? Focus is on ClintonRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 14 | WTOP-FM Washington

    In this Jan. 27, 2015, file photo, the House Select Committee on Benghazi Chairman Rep. Trey Gowdy, R-S.C., left, confers with Rep. Elijah Cummings, D-Md., the ranking member on Capitol Hill in Washington at the start of the panel's third public hearing to investigate the 2012 attacks on the U.S. consulate in Benghazi, Libya, where a violent mob killed four Americans, including Ambassador Christopher Stevens. A special House committee on the 2012 Benghazi attacks has devolved from an investigation into the deaths of four Americans in Libya into a political fight over Hillary Rodham Clinton's emails and private computer servers, in a battle that is likely to stretch into the 2016 presidential election year. 1 comment

  16. Girl, 11, goes missing in Southwest WashingtonRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 13 | WTOP-FM Washington

    Duncan, 11, was last seen in the 1300 block of Half Street in Southwest. She is a black girl, 5 feet 2 inches and 110 pounds.

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  17. Cat joins Shark Week frenzyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 9 | WTOP-FM Washington

    He's the proud possessor of shark bookends, figurines and photos of that time he and his boyfriend were lowered 70 feet into the ocean in a cage to commune with Great Whites off the southern tip of Australia. And there's a recent acquisition, a shark-shaped bed for ambassador Chuck, their cat, who has a shark outfit in his vast wardrobe.

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  18. Rosslyn sector plan includes mixed-use development, protected bicycle lanesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 8 | WTOP-FM Washington

    Arlington has unveiled a Rosslyn Sector Plan that outlines a long-term vision for the business and residential communities that are considered the county's downtown. Known as "Realize Rosslyn," the plan would serve as a guide for future development in Rosslyn over the next several decades.

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  19. DC police make arrest in burned body caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 8 | WTOP-FM Washington

    Police said Wednesday that they have arrested Zacchaeus Blanding of northeast and charged him with killing 19-year-old Heineken McNeil. McNeil's body was found burning in a trash can in the 1200 block of Holbrook Terrace NE on June 23. An autopsy later determined he had also been shot.

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  20. Trapped trucks a recurring issue on the area parkwaysRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 8 | WTOP-FM Washington

    For the second time in a week, an over-height truck became lodged under a low-clearance bridge on the Rock Creek Parkway in D.C., requiring a lengthy extrication and causing long traffic delays. The The moving truck was traveling southbound on the Rock Creek Parkway around 11 a.m. on Wednesday when it collided with the K Street/Whitehurst Freeway overpass.

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