LaHood vows to stand behind the Dulles Rail Project

Planning for the Silver Line is on the right track, says U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood.

Wednesday - 05/02/2012, 06:28pm EDT

Space shuttle Enterprise to depart D.C. Friday

The space shuttle Enterprise is scheduled to depart Dulles International Airport Friday morning and make its trip to a new home in New York City.

Thursday - 04/26/2012, 05:58pm EDT

Local bear makes surprise backyard visit

A Loudoun County woman says she was surprised by an unexpected visitor early this week -- a black bear, rummaging on her back porch.

Tuesday - 04/24/2012, 04:38pm EDT

Boyfriend of missing pregnant woman breaks silence

The last person to see Bethany Ann Decker, before she disappeared in Jan. 2011 while five months pregnant, believes she is alive and will return home safely.

Tuesday - 04/24/2012, 12:58pm EDT

Feds seize 4 pounds of cocaine found in chocolate, drinks

What looked like chocolate bars and small drink boxes at Dulles International Airport turned out to be cocaine with a street value of about $130,000.

Tuesday - 04/24/2012, 10:43am EDT

Child abducted from Calif. found safe in Va.

The Loudoun County Sheriff's Office says a child abducted from California in 2006 has been found safe in Sterling.

Thursday - 04/19/2012, 09:20pm EDT

Shuttle Discovery made history (VIDEO)

WTOP is closely following a final flight of space shuttle Discovery. NASA's oldest and most traveled shuttle is headed Tuesday morning from Kennedy Space Center and to the Smithsonian's Udvar-Hazy Center in Virginia. Discovery was expected in the area between 10 a.m. and 11 a.m. but may be arriving a half hour earlier.

Tuesday - 04/17/2012, 11:11am EDT
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Shuttle's arrival shouldn't impact airport travel

Travelers flying out of Dulles International Airport could experience traffic delays near the airport.

Tuesday - 04/17/2012, 05:41am EDT

Space Shuttle Discovery goes on display Friday

The space shuttle Discovery is poised to head to to its new home at the Smithsonian Air and Space Museum annex in Chantilly.

Tuesday - 04/17/2012, 04:29am EDT
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Budget impasse could delay hundreds of Va. road projects

Road projects across Virginia could be in jeopardy because of an ongoing budget impasse.

Sunday - 04/15/2012, 08:33am EDT

Truck hits tractor-trailer, killing 1 in Loudoun

Authorities say a truck crossed the center line and smashed into the fuel tank of a tractor-trailer in Loudoun County, killing the pickup's driver.

Saturday - 04/14/2012, 05:34pm EDT

Seniors surprise Dulles Town Mall with flash mob

Carl Hemmer had never participated in a flash mob -- much less heard of what they were -- before he started grooving to the music blasting at the center of Dulles Town Mall on Friday morning.

Friday - 04/13/2012, 03:51pm EDT

Conde Nast buys ZipList

Publishing giant Conde Nast has acquired Sterling-based ZipList Inc., an online grocery list and recipe organizing site.

Thursday - 04/12/2012, 04:36pm EDT

Fairfax County stays in Dulles Rail project

Despite a key vote in support of the Dulles Rail extension, the question of how much commuters will pay for tolls and whether anyone will ever be able to ride a train to Dulles International Airport remains up in the air.

Tuesday - 04/10/2012, 04:08pm EDT

Va. golf club worker hurt in cart crash

A worker at a Loudoun County golf club was injured when she rolled a golf cart.

Sunday - 04/08/2012, 07:30pm EDT

Loudoun County prepping for war on ticks

The Board of Supervisors has unanimously passed an aggressive anti-tick action plan in hopes of reversing the soaring cases of Lyme disease in the county.

Sunday - 04/08/2012, 02:20pm EDT

Space Shuttle Discovery will land April 17 at Dulles

A modified 747 airplane will carry the Space Shuttle Discovery on its back Tuesday morning from Florida to Washington.

Saturday - 04/07/2012, 03:01pm EDT

Dulles opens new space for international arrivals

International passengers at Dulles airport are expected to benefit from newly completed construction on an expanded building to process arrivals.

Thursday - 03/29/2012, 07:42am EDT

Loudoun Co. backing out could derail Dulles Rail project

At the conference in Reston, Loudoun County Board of Supervisors Chairman Scott York was asked what happens if Loudoun County decides to walk away from the project.

Wednesday - 03/28/2012, 06:01pm EDT
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Dulles tolls could be decided by state budget talks

It was just one of many items in a huge $85 billion two year state budget plan but it could make a difference in commute costs over the next few years for drivers who use the Dulles Toll Road.

Tuesday - 03/27/2012, 01:45pm EDT
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