Drivers could see lower tolls on Dulles Toll Road

There could be a break for drivers who use the Dulles Toll Road. The tolls may not be going up as much as projected.

Wednesday - 04/24/2013, 05:22am EDT

Companies bid billions on Phase 2 of Silver Line

It's one of the largest infrastructure projects in the country, and on Friday, the bids for the second phase of the Silver Line were unveiled.

Saturday - 04/20/2013, 01:57pm EDT

Leesburg's Dominion Academy to shut its doors

Leesburg's Dominion Academy, a private Christian school, will shut its doors at the end of this school year due to a steady decline in enrollment.

Tuesday - 04/16/2013, 12:38am EDT

Local teen overdoses on synthetic pot

A Loudoun County teen is in the hospital after overdosing on synthetic marijuana which is often found in gas station type convenience stores. The 15-year-old was taken to Inova Loudoun Hospital in critical condition but is now listed as stable.

Saturday - 04/13/2013, 04:10am EDT

Loudoun Co. sheriff releases autopsy results of dead newborn

The Loudoun County Sheriff's Office has released more information on the baby girl found dead in a Sterling pond Sunday.

Monday - 04/08/2013, 05:07pm EDT

Town of Herndon opposes Loudoun County's first Wawa

Wawa is among the creme de la creme of convenience stores, but Herndon officials aren't thrilled that the chain wants to open its first Loudoun County outpost roughly one-tenth of a mile from the town's border.

Monday - 04/01/2013, 05:03pm EDT

Loudoun holds drill for armed school intruder

Loudoun County emergency responders are holding a security drill, simulating an armed intruder at Loudoun Valley High School.

Monday - 04/01/2013, 08:17am EDT

Va. man accused of stealing car, firearms arrested in Miss.

A Loudoun County man wanted for car and firearm theft in Virginia was arrested during a burglary in Mississippi Thursday.

Thursday - 03/28/2013, 03:18pm EDT

Flight out of National airport diverted to Dulles

An American Airlines flight made an unscheduled landing at Washington Dulles International airport after being diverted, according to Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority.

Wednesday - 03/27/2013, 02:35pm EDT

Student driver charged after children hit

A teenager who authorities say mistakenly accelerated into a group of children while learning how to drive is charged with reckless driving.

Wednesday - 03/27/2013, 12:19pm EDT

Another Powerball Winner claims her prize in Virginia

A month after a Fredericksburg couple won a Powerball jackpot, a Leesburg woman comes close to repeating the feat and collects her own lottery prize.

Friday - 03/22/2013, 05:28pm EDT

Sheriff: Homeowner fired warning at teen intruder

Police say a homeowner fired a warning shot before fatally shooting a 16-year-old neighbor who drunkenly entered the wrong home by mistake.

Friday - 03/22/2013, 07:59am EDT

Carpet installer picks $1M lottery prize

A Sterling, Va., man has won $1 million on a scratch-off lottery ticket.

Thursday - 03/21/2013, 03:25pm EDT

Where you live determines how you commute

WTOP's Ari Ashe reports.

Thursday - 03/21/2013, 11:05am EDT


Wintergreen expands memberships

Wintergreen is offering a limited number of memberships to people who don't own property at the Nelson County resort.

Wednesday - 03/20/2013, 02:22pm EDT

Va. parents forgive neighbor for killing teen son

A northern Virginia couple has a message for the man who shot and killed their 16-year-old son: They don't blame him. They forgive him.

Tuesday - 03/19/2013, 05:13pm EDT

Va. teen's dad says break-in that lead to shooting was accidental

The father of a Sterling, Va., high school junior shot and killed inside a neighbor's home early Sunday morning says his son accidentally entered the home after attending a party.

Tuesday - 03/19/2013, 05:41am EDT

Echo the parrot stops by WTOP for an interview

Meet Echo, a 15-year-old double yellow headed Amazon parrot who stopped by the newsroom to chat with WTOP reporters, before heading to the Super Pet Expo.

Friday - 03/15/2013, 12:05pm EDT

Virginia teen charged with assaulting fellow student

A 15-year-old has been arrested for assaulting and abducting a fellow student at Broad Run High School in Ashburn, Va.

Friday - 03/15/2013, 12:03pm EDT

Man arrested in Herndon after chase

Man arrested in Herndon after he crashed, fled on foot following pursuit

Sunday - 03/10/2013, 03:59pm EDT
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