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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>
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>
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.
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.
It's a fear many of us have when we use our credit cards to go shopping. Hackers getting a hold of our banking information.
Tomorrow at the Washington Convention Center, over 75 craft brewers will be sharing their brews with you. Robert Howell with the "DC Craft Beer Festival" and Garrett Peck, the author of the new book, Capital Beer, talked to us about the event.
Check out these deals aimed at wellness
USA TODAY's Dennis Moore tells us his thoughts about movies new to the theaters this weekend
There's new trouble in Chinatown at a popular eatery. Health violations landed New Big Wong on the WUSA9 Restaurant Alert for a third time.
Thursday pothole alert: Dulles Toll Rd and Hunter Mill.
The Washington Wizards signed a pledge and urged the community to end the hurtful use of the so-called "R-word" to describe people with intellectual disabilities.
Mola Lenghi reports on the link between three murders in Alexandria.
Scott Broom reports from the Statehouse in Annapolis, Md.
Mola Lenghi brings the latest on this story.
The Chesapeake Bayhawks announced their plans to build a new Lacrosse stadium in Maryland on Wednesday night.
People protest outside the White House for an end to the violence in Ukraine.
Customers take to community listserv to voice concerns over high bills
Ben's Chili Bowl gives you another place to get your fix on a half smoke.
The District of Columbia Water and Sewer Authority (DC Water) has completely restored service, however, the 'Precautionary Boil Water Advisory' still remains in effect for some parts of the city. D.C. Public Schools officials have announced that meal
Authorities are looking for an 11-year-old girl who is missing after her mother was found dead at a Baltimore County home.
At a press conference on Thursday regarding the murder of Alexandria music teacher Ruthanne Lodato, Alexandria Police Chief Earl Cook said the murders of Lodato, Nancy Dunning and Ron Kirby appear to be linked.
Smaller cakes and lots of metallics. Andrea Roane spoke with a wedding cake expert about a special event coming up this weekend.
Colt loves walks, car rides, laying on the sofa and playing with the other dogs.
If your business posts an employment opportunity online, watch out, you may be targeted by crooks.
Students sounded off on their reaction to the response to the bomb threat
The 'Precautionary Boil Water Advisory' still remains in effect for isolated parts of the city.
Police say they are looking for a black Dodge Durango associated with the girl's disappearance
We are tracking a coastal storm which could give some light snow south and west of town Thursday night. The storm will bring some rain to the metro by Friday afternoon into Friday night.
If your bag is too big, they will send you back to the gate and you will have to pay
This program at Maya Angelou Public Charter is rolling in dough in two different ways. See what we mean in this week's Cool Schools.
Ruthanne Lodato was killed at her Alexandria home a month ago. Police say they now have new information.
One building is blocked off and some classes are cancelled in the building.
Last year, we spent 40 hours in our cars per week.
WUSA9's Pothole Alert Team spotted an accident waiting to happen. Cars driving on the wrong side of 27th Street in Northwest DC to avoid potholes.
WUSA9 chief meteorologist Topper Shutt brings you the Thursday forecast.
A man has died after being shot while he was in his car, police said.
Police continue to investigate the sexual assault of a 95-year-old woman in Maryland.
The District of Columbia Water and Sewer Authority (DC Water) has completely restored service, they said. The 'Precautionary Boil Water Advisory' still remains in effect for isolated parts of the city. Mola Lenghi reports.
More than 2000 students took on the Polar Plunge challenge. Watch the video here.
WUSA9's Bruce Johnson speaks to the former DC Mayor after he was released from the hospital.
Home Depot volunteers gve makeover to Navy Yard shooting victim’s family home. Peggy Fox reports.
Officials are offering a reward of $11,000 for anyone who has information which leads to an arrest in relation to this incident. Hank Silverberg reports.
Scott Broom investigates if there is a link between the two murders.
Bruce Johnson brings us the latest updates on the former DC Mayor.
A Baltimore City police officer is charged with animal cruelty and abuse of an animal after allegedly killing his girlfriend's puppy, say Montgomery County Police.
Todd Wiss and John Harris of Firefly show off a special dish with beets that's going to complement the artwork at Phillips for a special event
Visitors will get a look at a new exhibit and food from a chef
A truck lost a 10,000 pound slab of concrete this morning
Police are still looking for the driver whose car hopped a curb and hit a building
We are tracking a coastal storm which could give the Metro Area some rain Friday night into Saturday morning.
There are different theories about why less pedestrian deaths occurred
Anne Filipic is the president of Get Covered America, a non-profit that's trying to enroll as many people as possible by the March 31st deadline.
I've been combing through the day's Daily Deals emails and retailer websites to find you some deep discounts. Here are some last-minute, sunny getaway ideas.
Better relationships, improved self esteem, good judgment and skill development. These are just some of the benefits of physical education for children according to the National Association for Sports and Physical Education.