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

Loudoun increases police presence after BB gun shooting

The Loudoun County Sheriff's Office is beefing up police presence after a person shot at two siblings in the Broadlands area.

Sunday - 03/10/2013, 09:34am EDT

Driver's education teacher arrested for being drunk at Va. high school

Driver's education instructor Michael Hitzges was arrested for being drunk in public after he was found intoxicated at Broad Run High School in Ashburn, Va.

Monday - 03/04/2013, 04:31pm EST

Leesburg woman charged with killing her husband

A Leesburg woman is charged with killing her husband.

Sunday - 03/03/2013, 09:32pm EST

New signs of life for Va.'s Bi-County Parkway

A 30 year-old idea to build a road to help the growing Northern Virginia population may be getting some new life.

Sunday - 03/03/2013, 05:15pm EST

Police investigate suspicious death in Leesburg

Police investigate suspicious death at home in Leesburg, Va.

Saturday - 03/02/2013, 08:46pm EST

Local seatbelt campaign for student drivers has somber tone

A ceremony honoring students who pledge to wear seat belts while driving had a somber tone after attendees learned that a Manassas teen, who recently died in a car accident, was not buckled up.

Saturday - 03/02/2013, 07:04am EST

Sheriff investigates fatal shooting in Loudoun County

A woman was fatally shot Thursday morning in Round Hill, Va.

Friday - 03/01/2013, 09:27am EST

Ashburn, Va., man slain in Southeast DC

D.C. police say a 49-year-old Ashburn man was shot and killed in Southeast Washington Saturday.

Saturday - 02/23/2013, 05:28pm EST

Va. man becomes the state's youngest brewery owner

Some spend their college years discovering what they want to do with the rest of their lives. Others take the opportunity to party hard and drink plenty of beer. One Virginia man combined the two and is getting ready to debut his new brewery in downtown Leesburg.

Friday - 02/22/2013, 05:59pm EST

Loudoun, Fauquier under advisory as wintry mix approaches (Video)

A Winter Weather Advisory is in effect for Loudoun County, Northern Fauquier County and Frederick County, Md. and points west until 10 a.m. Saturday.

Friday - 02/22/2013, 01:03pm EST

Redskins GM rejects push to change team name

Responding Thursday to persistent questions about the Redskins' controversial moniker, team general manager Bruce Allen emphatically said the name would stay.

Friday - 02/15/2013, 12:27pm EST

Special prosecutor forms grand jury in Delgaudio probe

A special prosecutor asked to investigate whether Loudoun Supervisor Eugene Delgaudio misused his office has convened a grand jury to weight the evidence and determine whether the Republican lawmaker would face criminal charges.

Wednesday - 02/13/2013, 03:46pm EST

2 charged in slaying of Sterling, Va., man

2 charged in December slaying of Sterling, Va., man

Tuesday - 02/12/2013, 09:31pm EST

More than 1M drivers skipped paying on Dulles Toll Road

It's a problem taking a bit of a toll on Virginia transportation.

Thursday - 02/07/2013, 07:07am EST

Old Ox Brewery, a family affair, to launch in Loudoun Co.

Loudoun County's newest brewery will be a family affair. Chris Burns and his wife, with his father Graham Burns and mother Mary, expect to launch Old Ox Brewery later this year from an Ashburn industrial space.

Monday - 02/04/2013, 10:47am EST

Local cat swims her way slim

Holly, a local cat, is quickly gaining fame as the story of her watery weight loss plan makes waves online.

Friday - 02/01/2013, 05:39pm EST

In winning the FBI, Loudoun County could lose $6M a year

Loudoun County could wind up losing $6 million a year if it is unfortunate enough to win one of the region’s most highly sought-after federal agencies.

Thursday - 01/31/2013, 11:24am EST
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