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Topper's Blog: Hurricane Gloria
On this date in 1985 Hurricane Gloria passed forty five miles east of Cape Henry,...
On this date in 1985 Hurricane Gloria passed forty five miles east of Cape Henry, Virginia en route to Long Island and Connecticut. At one time 2.2 million people were without power from Maryland to Massachusetts.
Surf industry hopes surf parks will expand sport
Surf parks - massive pools with repeating, artificial waves - are the latest buzzword in...
Surf parks - massive pools with repeating, artificial waves - are the latest buzzword in the surf community
Topper's Blog: The Derecho
Remembering the Derecho. Fifty to eighty mph winds roared through the Metro Area Friday...
Remembering the Derecho. Fifty to eighty mph winds roared through the Metro Area Friday night June 29, 2012 leaving behind a trail of massive destruction.
Topper's Blog: Summer Solstice
Summer officially begins very early Friday morning. Astronomical summer marks the most...
Summer officially begins very early Friday morning. Astronomical summer marks the most northern point of the sun, 'sun standstill'.
Topper's Blog: Purple Martin Time
The purple martins will return in the next week or so. I re-opened the apartments in my...
The purple martins will return in the next week or so. I re-opened the apartments in my purple martin house just this last weekend.
Topper's Blog: Shortest Days
<p>The sunset time for Tuesday the eleventh is 4:46 PM but the sun sets Wednesday, the...
<p>The sunset time for Tuesday the eleventh is 4:46 PM but the sun sets Wednesday, the twelfth, at 4:47 PM, a whole minute later.</p>
Long-range forecasts are "Snow Joke"
There's been a lot of talk about a possible snowstorm for the 2nd weekend of February,...
There's been a lot of talk about a possible snowstorm for the 2nd weekend of February, but there shouldn't be.
What's the deal with the dense fog today?
This morning's fog was very thick and tough to break... but why?
This morning's fog was very thick and tough to break... but why?
Cold weather experiment: frozen T-shirt
<p>When the weather's this cold, it gives First Alert meteorologist Erica Grow a chance...
<p>When the weather's this cold, it gives First Alert meteorologist Erica Grow a chance to have a little bit of fun with it! You can do this one at home, too. </p> <p><br /> </p>
Cold weather experiment: soda slushie
When the weather's this cold, it gives First Alert meteorologist Erica Grow a chance to...
When the weather's this cold, it gives First Alert meteorologist Erica Grow a chance to have a little bit of fun with it! You can do this one at home, too.
Record cold and the Polar Vortex
<p>The Polar Vortex is always present in the Arctic, but we're feeling it right now in...
<p>The Polar Vortex is always present in the Arctic, but we're feeling it right now in the DC Metro area.</p>
Alberta Clippers: a quick cold burst for DC
The Alberta Clipper is a type of storm system that sometimes affects the DC Metro area....
The Alberta Clipper is a type of storm system that sometimes affects the DC Metro area. They don't have a lot of moisture with them, but they still can pack a punch.
We've got the break down on today's top story.
WUSA9 reporter Bruce Johnson sits down with DC Mayor Vincent Gray to address allegations about a 2010 shadow campaign funded by Jeffrey Thompson.
A Maryland bill calls on companies involved in the Holocaust to pay reparations if they want to do business in the state. Scott Broom reports.
Bruce Leshan explores the big question concerning DC Mayor's 2nd bid.
DC Mayor Vincent Gray denies any knowledge of a shadow campaign
A new study shows some parents are distracted by devices.
Mola Lenghi reports on the latest updates on the 3 recent murders in Alexandria.
A study says some parents are distracted by devices.
DC Mayor Vincent Gray denied he knew about any money in the 2010 'shadow campaign.'
WUSA9 chief meteorologist Topper Shutt brings you the forecast for Tuesday.
Bruce Leshan reports on the reaction on the DC Mayor shadow campaign news.
Federal prosecutors say District of Columbia Mayor Vincent Gray was aware of an off-the-books "shadow campaign" to support his 2010 bid and personally requested the funds from an influential district businessman. Bruce Johnson reports.
Jeffrey Thompson says Mayor Vincent Gray knew about the shadow campaign.
Jake's Wayback Burgers show off a burger with 9 burger patties and more
Who knew about the shadow campaign? Jeffrey Thompson is believed to be the mastermind of funding Vincent Gray's 'shadow campaign' for mayor of DC in 2010
The weather should be nice until Wednesday. Get the scoop from Howard Bernstein
Here are few soundbytes from Maryland and UVA coaches and players this weekend.
17-year-old Gregory Anderson died in a crash involving a stolen motorcycle in Maryland
Former Terp and current Baltimore Raven Torrey Smith talks to WUSA9's Dave Owens about Maryland, the Ravens and Ray Rice
If you like Coach bags, then you'll love the sound of this: Nordstrom is cutting the price of the medium-sized 'Bleecker' Leather Satchel by a third.
We have notified DDOT about the potholes
Traffic delays continue to grow after 2 vehicles collide in Maryland
Former Maryland basketball coach Gary Williams reminisces about the old days
Investigators can't find the black box or any other part of the plane
Howard Bernstein says don't put all your cold weather clothes away yet
The Malaysian plane disappeared almost 2 days ago.
A letter that looks official but Virginia's Attorney General Mark Herring says it's a scam. The letter pushes homeowners to purchase a copy of their deed for $83.
Caitlyn Virts was found with her father in a motel in SC.
Police have arrested one person since the violence on Metro Friday night.
Two separate violent incidents happened at Metro stations in the DC area Friday night.
Police are looking for a man who shot a female clerk at a Fas Mart in Va.
A Malaysia Airlines flight carrying 239 people from Kuala Lumpur to Beijing is missing and all 239 people on board are feared dead.
Law enforcement officials said an 11-year-old girl who was reported missing after her mother was found dead at a Baltimore County home, has been located.
Topper Shutt has your Friday night weather webcast.
Newly released emails paint a picture of Virginia's former First Lady as erratic and insecure, seemingly terrified preparing to appear on a public stage. Bruce Leshan reports it's a different portrait than the one in the federal prosecutor's indictme
More scrutiny today over the troubled DC Fire and EMS Department. Chief Kenneth Ellerbe and Council Member Tommy Wells, who’s running for mayor, faced off again today.
While you might be happy that warmer weather is on it's way, the forecast is the perfect prescription for a proliferation of potholes.
Certain body parts tend to wear out with age, and the achilles tendon is one of them. A local man has a brand new achilles, by having tissue moved from another part of the body.
Expect a nice weekend before another cold front hits us next week.
A man was shot and killed in Montgomery County over a debt he may have owed, police said in a news release on Friday.
Text the word ALEXANDRIA to 25543 for text alerts (standard text message rates apply) about the case and any developments in the investigation.
Alice Avenue, near Virginia Lane, is riddled with pits.
we profiled a holistic health and wellness expert who underwent major lifestyle changes to beat thyroid cancer. She had cancer for 14 months in January 2007 and became cancer free in March 2008. Ruby Lathon says you can re-engineer your life to live
If you're in the market to buy a house, it's time to take a good look at your credit score. Dan Caplan is senior mortgage consultant at Monument Bank. He has some advice.
Close to 700 people demonstrated outside the National Cathedral Friday morning
A coastal storm will brush the Metro Area Friday bringing an AM mix and light rain and showers to the metro Friday afternoon throughout much of Friday night. Most of the precipitation will be south of I 66 and Rt. 50
Firefighters are battling a fire at an apartment building in Odenton, Md.
The vehicle may have been traveling more than 100 miles per hour in Southeast DC
It's a Yellow Alert Day. Howard Bernstein tells you what to expect the rest of the day
It's a story that you have to hear to believe. A woman suffering from cancer tries an alternative way to battle the deadly disease.
the man considered to be the mastermind of Mayor Vincent Gray's 2010 shadow campaign is close to a plea deal, according to the Washington Post. The Washington Post reports Thompson is close to reaching a plea agreement with Federal Prosecutors.
Southern and eastern areas will have to deal witha light mix. Tomorrow will be pleasant.
American household wealth rose by nearly $10 trillion last year. The Federal Reserve credits a booming stock market and recovering home values.
Police are looking for Caitlyn Virts. The search area is from Baltimore, Md. to West Virginia.
Police want you to help find Caitlyn Marie Virts and her father Timothy Virts. Police say her father stole a car and took off with her.
Here's some advice for pedestrians as we approach daylight saving time.