Pennsylvania Avenue, between the White House and the U.S. Capitol, is in a down period.
Marc Cassell was arrested in Fairfax County, Virginia.
The prickly subject of redrawing school boundaries to better integrate schools eventually made its way into the discussion of a widening achievement gap on Monday at the County Council.
Major crimes drop 12 percent in Leesburg in 2013; decrease in larcenies fuels improvement
Maryland Congressman Chris Van Hollen is offering prime Facebook real estate to the person who captures a striking image of the Democrat's Eighth Congressional District.
About a third of the Corcoran Gallery of Art and College of Art and Design's 465 employees are slated be laid off as soon as mid-August.
Medical examiner says Va. teen who collapsed after half-marathon died of cardiac arrhythmia
Edgar Allan Poe's lifeless body has been found in a gutter, yet signs of the reclusive writer have been found all over Baltimore. A team of muckraking journalists sift through the clues to find out what happened to him.
Afternoon trains on MARC's Brunswick Line will run at reduced speeds because of the heat.
The Virginia Supreme Court has awarded $250 damages to the University of Virginia and former professor Michael Mann in a case that involved Mann's emails regarding climate change.
Paul Pierce may not be the superstar he once was, but his signing with the Wizards marks a sea change in how free agents view Washington.
A Tennessee prospector is hoping to mine gold at an abandoned site in Goochland County.
Excuses abound for Md. campaign-finance report failings, records request finds
This year's wheat crop in Virginia is expected to top last year's crop by 1 percent.
In late January, after a marathon of meetings and hopscotching between various parts of Morocco, WTOP's National Security Correspondent J.J. Green flew down to Dakhla, Western Sahara.
Scooter is a darling little Southern gentleman, and he's available for adoption from WARL.
Police say a missing 79-year-old woman has been found.
A Prince William County roadway has reopened after a three-vehicle crash caused its closure for most of the Monday morning rush hour.
The project would put a 175-unit, up to 100-foot tall apartment building, new park and about 75 new townhomes on Chevy Chase Lake Drive, where a series of two-story garden apartments stand today.
WTOP has learned of sweeping improvements coming to the state road.
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