Here are our picks for the top local stories to start your day:
Capitals knock out the champs. The Eastern Conference semifinals are up next, after Washington secured a series win over Boston with an overtime victory in Game 7.
Human error suspected in derailment. Two employees are on leave as Metro investigates a train jumping the tracks Tuesday at Rosslyn.
Harassing Tareq Salahi: The Virginia AG finally has found a cause Post columnist Robert McCartney can endorse.
Coming up on PostLocal:
— The Metro board is expected to vote today on the agency’s proposed fare hikes and parking fee increase. Post reporter Dana Hedgepeth will tweet from the meeting.
— The Virginia Board of Education is expected to approve the first charter school in Fairfax County.
— Live NFL draft coverage by the Post’s Cindy Boren, beginning around 7:30 p.m.
— Early weekend forecast: Capital Weather Gang has the latest.