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

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
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