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Past articles by Meta:

Woman dies fter being hit by car on Rt. 29

A woman was hit by a car on southbound Columbia Pike (Route 29) near New Hampshire on Thursday morning. → Read More

Martese Johnson files civil suit against ABC for arrest

The charges were dropped against a young man bloodied during an arrest outside a Charlottesville bar but now he's suing the Virginia Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control. → Read More

Late Route 29 Batman to be honored at children's hospital

The man who brought joy to sick children at hospitals in Maryland by dressing up as Batman will be honored at Children's National. → Read More

Children unharmed after Montgomery Co. school bus fire

(WUSA9) -- A small fire broke out on their school bus in Montgomery but the children on board were not hurt and took selfies with a firefighter while waiting for another bus to pick them up. → Read More

Firefighters battle fire at Reston townhouse

Firefighters are at the scene of a townhouse fire in Reston on Tuesday morning. → Read More

Man who escaped from Va. hospital sentenced to 32 years

A man who escaped from a Virginia hospital and eluded police for hours was sentenced to 32 years in prison Friday. → Read More

Driver of stolen car arrested after Metro bus crash

The driver of a stolen vehicle was arrested after hitting a Metro bus on the 11th Street Bridge early Wednesday morning. → Read More

Arlington narcotics-detecting K-9 retires

A narcotics-detecting K-9 is retiring from the Arlington County Sheriff's Office this week. → Read More

Study: Virginia is number 2 state for teachers

A personal finance website compiled a list of best and worst states -- plus the District of Columbia -- for teachers and Virginia is near the top of the list. → Read More

Woman arrested for stealing 3 chain saws from store

A woman was arrested after she stole three chain saws from a hardware store in Fairfax, say city police. → Read More

14 rescued from flooding trailer park in Prince Frederick

Fourteen residents of a trailer park in Prince Frederick, Md. were rescued from flood waters Sunday night. → Read More

Hurricane Tracker: Joaquin is now a category 4 hurricane

Hurricane Joaquin could threaten the mid-Atlantic late Sunday into Monday → Read More

Joaquin is now a hurricane

Tropical Storm Joaquin was upgraded to a category 1 hurricane at 8 AM Wednesday. → Read More

Alexandria's Port City named small brewery of the year

Port City Brewing in Alexandria was named best Small Brewing Company and Brewer of the Year at The Great American Beer Festival this past weekend in Denver. → Read More

Burger King's black Halloween Whopper is spooking people out

WASHINGTON (WUSA9) -- Burger King released an image of its new Halloween Whopper and it's creeping people out. → Read More

Bei Bei a song with new panda’s name

WASHINGTON (WUSA9) -- Friday, U.S. First Lady Michelle Obama and Chinese First Lady Madame Peng Liyuan unrolled scrolls to reveal the name of the Smithsonian National Zoo's baby panda. → Read More

Sandberg hosts Lean In Circle at Pentagon

Monday, Facebook Chief Operating Officer Sheryl Sandberg helped host a "Lean In Circle" with female members of the military at the Pentagon. → Read More

Panel to discuss permanent birth control woman say made them sick

The women were looking for permanent birth control but they say what they found was something that robbed them of their health. → Read More

Jeopardy! contestant makes Trebek say 'Turd Ferguson'

If you're a big Saturday Night Live fan, this will make you squeal with glee: On the Jeopardy! Wednesday, host Alex Trebek was forced to say "Turd Ferguson." → Read More

1 of 5 Gainesville murder suspects still wanted

Police have four of the five people wanted in connection to a murder in Gainesville. → Read More