Road changes near Mark Center not helping some

WTOP's Neal Augenstein reports

Friday - 01/20/2012, 01:12pm EST


Fund created for family of 8 year old killed by alleged drunk driver

Many listeners contacted WTOP asking how they could help the family of an 8-year-old boy who was killed by a drunk driver on Sunday.

Thursday - 01/19/2012, 02:31pm EST

Environmental group could delay Alex. council watefront decision

Political maneuvers by an Alexandria community group could delay a city vote this weekend on complex plans to redevelop a historic stretch of the Potomac riverfront.

Thursday - 01/19/2012, 12:11pm EST

Workers accused of stealing thousands from Metro fare machines

A Metro revenue technician and a Metro police officer face charges of conspiring to steal tens of thousands, possibly hundreds of thousands of dollars, in Metro fares.

Thursday - 01/19/2012, 11:52am EST

Where are the best Valentine's Day hotels?

Some local hotels and bed and breakfasts are on TripAdvisor's 10th annual rankings.

Thursday - 01/19/2012, 07:01am EST

Judge: Driver charged with killing a child a danger to community

The man charged with driving under the influence before hitting and killing an 8-year-old boy and severely injuring his mother told police he had been drinking for five hours before the crash.

Tuesday - 01/17/2012, 11:24am EST

Driver charged with DUI manslaughter in boy's death

An 8-year-old boy standing on the side of the road was killed when he was hit by a car Sunday afternoon, and a 22-year-old driver has been charged in his death.

Monday - 01/16/2012, 01:53pm EST

Random dance on agenda for Michelle Obama in Va.

First Lady Michelle Obama is planning to bust out some random dance moves at a Northern Virginia high school.

Friday - 01/13/2012, 05:38am EST

Convicted Internet pirate draws ire of prosecutors

A convicted Internet pirate with a penchant for speaking out about her perceived persecution by federal prosecutors may find herself going to prison sooner than she expected.

Thursday - 01/12/2012, 02:56pm EST

DOD bolsters Alexandria buses to offset traffic catastrophe

Rep. Jim Moran, D-Va., predicts the move of thousands of Defense Department jobs from Crystal City (near plenty of transit options) to Alexandria's Mark Center (where public transportation is scarce) would create a traffic catastrophe.

Tuesday - 01/10/2012, 04:00am EST

Iconic Old Town Theater in Alexandria closes its doors

There will be one less place to cozy up and catch a movie as a landmark theater prepares to close forever.

Saturday - 01/07/2012, 03:38pm EST

D.C. makes list of top cities to find a date

Similar to real estate, location is hugely important when it comes to finding that special someone. And for those living the D.C. metro region, you're already ahead of the curve.

Wednesday - 01/04/2012, 07:16am EST

Body found near Belle Haven Marina identified

A body found near the Belle Haven Marina in the Potomac River Monday morning is that of a 23-year-old Alexandria man, Fairfax County police say.

Tuesday - 01/03/2012, 12:33pm EST

Some schools open Monday

Schoolchildren in three Maryland counties that are in the Washington metro area aren't getting the day off Monday, despite it being a federal holiday and many local and government offices being closed.

Monday - 01/02/2012, 05:46am EST

No fireworks for Alexandria's big "First Night" celebration

There are some big celebrations coming up for "First Night" this year but one of the biggest has a big change -- no fireworks.

Thursday - 12/29/2011, 01:05pm EST

Artfully Chocolate to close Logan Circle location

Artfully Chocolate will close its Logan Circle storefront, its owner said via e-mail blast.

Thursday - 12/29/2011, 09:34am EST

Beer of the Week: Port City 'Tidings'

Sing it with us: "It's the most wonderful time of the year... With the kids jingle-belling and brewers all crafting great holiday beeeeeeeers...."

Friday - 12/23/2011, 04:58pm EST

Va. man convicted in death of student at party

Authorities say a 21-year-old Alexandria man has been convicted in the fatal shooting of a University of Maryland University College student.

Wednesday - 12/21/2011, 07:45am EST

Controversy continues for redevelopment of Alexandria waterfront

Plans to redevelop the popular waterfront in Alexandria continue to spark controversy, even as publication of a report recommends more study.

Tuesday - 12/20/2011, 01:57pm EST

All Inner Loop local lanes reopen in Va.

An accident had closed the local lanes of the Inner Loop of the Capital Beltway before Telegraph Road.

Monday - 12/19/2011, 09:54am EST
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