Here are our picks for the top local stories to start your day:

Metro service back to normal after derailment. Thousands of Orange and Blue line riders traveling between D.C. and Va. endured long delays Tuesday night.

Five die in Md. carbon monoxide leak. Pr. George’s authorities say fumes probably seeped into the Oxon Hill home through bad furnace pipes.

View Photo Gallery: Firefighters are expected to continue door-to-door visits in the Southlawn community of Oxon Hill on Wednesday. They will check for working alarms and answer questions in the wake of five people dying of suspected carbon monoxide poisoning.

Alleged smugglers caught at Dulles with cocaine-filled chocolate bars. Who needs nougat? A Guatemalan woman was caught with drug-filled candy bars and juice boxes.

Farmers markets 2012: Check out the updated listing and map of nearly 140 farmers markets across the Washington region.

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— The Capitals will face off against the Boston Bruins in the final game of their playoff series tonight at 7:30 p.m. Share your fan photos and find out where to watch the game.

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