Local News

Montgomery County teacher is in-game host for D.C. sports teams

A schoolteacher by day, Erin Magee has broken onto the local sports scene as the in-game host for the Washington Capitals and Washington Kastles.

Thursday - 07/17/2014, 08:23am EDT

Frankly Pizza to open next week in Kensington

A mobile pizza operation that frequented a number of local farmers markets will open a brick- and-mortar restaurant next week in Kensington.

Thursday - 07/17/2014, 08:10am EDT

Heat blamed for fish kill in Henrico County lake

State says heat caused fish kill in Wyndham Lake in Henrico County

Thursday - 07/17/2014, 08:10am EDT

OC boardwalk fights proposed arcade regs

OC boardwalk fights proposed rules to regulate arcades under same rules governing casinos

Thursday - 07/17/2014, 07:57am EDT

FCPS superintendent backs $5.5M school start change

Fairfax County Public Schools will start later in the 2015-2016 school year. Superintendent Karen Garza is on the record about which of four proposed plans she supports.

Thursday - 07/17/2014, 07:51am EDT

Annapolis school to show off efficient home

Annapolis school to demonstrate hi-tech, hyper-efficient 'Tiny House'

Thursday - 07/17/2014, 07:45am EDT

Staunton movie theater closing

Staunton movie theater closing, operator cites lagging attendance, higher expenses

Thursday - 07/17/2014, 07:44am EDT

I-95 bridge to be dedicated to slain Va. trooper

I-95 bridge in Prince George County to be dedicated in honor of Virginia trooper slain in 1985

Thursday - 07/17/2014, 07:39am EDT

Va. parks promoting photo contest

Cabin, campsite stay grand prize for Virginia State Parks photo contest

Thursday - 07/17/2014, 07:37am EDT

Va. fair rolls out 'Ginny' the bus

State Fair of Virginia puts 'Ginny' the bus on the road to promote annual exposition

Thursday - 07/17/2014, 07:35am EDT

Weekend work to affect Metro riders

Metro travelers to wait longer on some lines this weekend

Thursday - 07/17/2014, 07:32am EDT

Montgomery Count residents protest new dumping fee

Under a new regulation, Montgomery County residents will pay the same fee that contractors do when dropping off large amounts of yard waste at the local dump - or, as they prefer to call it in Montgomery County, the "transfer station."

Thursday - 07/17/2014, 07:25am EDT

Doctor arrested in Prince William County as part of prescription drug sting

Police arrested a Northern Virginia doctor as part of a drug investigation.

Thursday - 07/17/2014, 07:07am EDT

Md. state trooper shoots pit bull after bite

Md. state trooper shoots, wounds pit bull after it bites her on foot

Thursday - 07/17/2014, 06:41am EDT

How to stage a house to sell (Photos)

Staging a home can make it or break it when it comes to selling a property. A local stager offers tips and advice to get your house off the market.

Thursday - 07/17/2014, 06:30am EDT

Homeowners hear new plan to repair Fort Washington slope failure

Homeowners in Fort Washington who were affected by a slope failure in May have already heard two plans to make them whole. On Wednesday, they heard a third.

Thursday - 07/17/2014, 05:00am EDT

Cutting the cord: The trend of ditching the cable box

With more options out there such as Roku and Chromecast that deliver current TV shows on an actual TV (rather than a computer) via paid services such as Netflix for example, many think paying for cable isn't worth it.

Thursday - 07/17/2014, 04:52am EDT

Washington's Top News - Thursday, July 17, 2014

Here's a look at some of the day's top stories from WTOP.

Thursday - 07/17/2014, 03:45am EDT

D.C. pot decriminalization goes into effect

At least for the time being, it's no longer a criminal offense to carry a joint in your pocket in most of the nation's capital.

Thursday - 07/17/2014, 03:32am EDT

Wizards get C Blair in deal with Dallas

Washington Wizards acquire C DeJuan Blair in sign-and-trade deal with Dallas Mavericks

Thursday - 07/17/2014, 12:40am EDT
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