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Bikers gather near the Pentagon before the "Ride for Freedom." (credit: Steve Dorsey/NewsRadio 99.1)

Annual Rolling Thunder ‘Ride for Freedom’ Honors Veterans

The roar of motorcycle engines filled the air in the nation’s capital on Sunday as thousands of bikers saluted military veterans with the Rolling Thunder “Ride for Freedom.”

05/24/2015

The scene from a flooded Hoboken, N.J., one of many towns in New Jersey ravaged by Hurricane Sandy. (credit: Michael Bocchieri/Getty Images)

Hurricane-Prep Sales Tax Break Starts Monday in Virginia

Virginians who want to stock up on batteries, bottled water and other supplies for the hurricane season will get a tax break starting Monday.

05/23/2015

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Police: 5-Year-Old Abducted by Father at Va. Metro Station

Metro Transit Police are asking for the public’s help in locating a 5-year-old boy they say was abducted by his father on Friday.

05/22/2015

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53 People in 9 States, Including Va., Sickened After Eating Raw Tuna

A salmonella outbreak likely linked to raw tuna has sickened 53 people in nine states, health officials said Thursday.

05/22/2015

Old Guard placing flags at the Arlington National Cemetery ahead of Memorial Day. (Credit: Kris Ankarlo/NewsRadio 99.1)

Old Guard Places Flags at Arlington Cemetery Ahead of Memorial Day

More than 200,000 flags are up in Arlington National Cemetery, a solemn reminder that Memorial Day weekend is about sacrifice and remembrance.

05/22/2015

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Wisconsin Soldier Killed in Korean War Buried in Arlington

A Wisconsin soldier reported missing during the Korean War has been buried at Arlington National Cemetery after his remains went unidentified for years.

05/22/2015

Police charged Jesse Matthew Jr. (left) with abduction in the case of missing University of Virginia student Hannah Graham. (Photos from Charlottesville Police)

Jesse Matthew Scheduled for Pretrial Hearing in Fairfax

A Charlottesville man charged with the murder of University of Virginia student Hannah Graham will be in court Friday for a hearing in a separate case.

05/22/2015

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EMS Bike Ride Traveling Through Maryland on Way to Virginia

A group of more than 100 emergency medical service workers is biking through Maryland and on to Virginia.

05/22/2015

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Guide: What’s Happening in Your Area Memorial Day Weekend

Thousands of people flock to the nation’s capital for Memorial Day weekend and if you’re not heading out of town, there’s no reason you can’t enjoy many of these great events in our area honoring veterans.

05/21/2015

Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport. (credit: Brendan Hoffman/Getty Images)

National & Dulles Airports Might Soon See Uber, Lyft Service

Travelers arriving to D.C. at Reagan National and Dulles airports could soon catch a ride from Uber and Lyft.

05/21/2015