Disaster ranking: Emporia ranked nation's fifth safest place

When it comes to natural disasters, the safest county in the nation is in Montana.

Thursday - 08/28/2014, 03:47pm EDT

VA Maryland partners with Evergreen

A Maryland Health Care System is partnering with Evergreen Health Care to improve health care access for veterans.

Thursday - 08/28/2014, 02:58pm EDT

Rocket launch from Wallops Island tests new tech

Rocket launch from Wallops Island tests new sub-payload method for suborbital rockets

Thursday - 08/28/2014, 08:20am EDT

Fairfax County preschool employee charged in assault of students, employees (Video)

A violent outburst involving children and staffers at a Fairfax County preschool ended with an employee in handcuffs.

Thursday - 08/28/2014, 08:02am EDT

Va. couple's Medicaid fraud trial begins

Virginia home health-care business operator, wife go on trial on Medicaid fraud charges

Thursday - 08/28/2014, 07:40am EDT

Man sentenced for Massachusetts carjacking

Virginia man sentenced for carjacking in Massachusetts that was part of multistate crime spree

Thursday - 08/28/2014, 07:14am EDT

Va. man, 18, dies swimming in Ocean City, Md.

Va. man, 18, apparently drowns in Atlantic in Ocean City, Md.; city warns of rip tides

Thursday - 08/28/2014, 07:13am EDT

Workshop on historic cemeteries set in Virginia

Workshop on historic cemeteries set in Virginia; registration deadline Sept. 24

Thursday - 08/28/2014, 07:12am EDT

Va. worker dies after cable hits power line

Worker dies after cable hits power line at construction site in Amelia County

Thursday - 08/28/2014, 07:10am EDT

Pilot's fate unknown in fighter jet crash

Fighter jet crashes in Virginia on routine maintenance mission; experienced pilot missing

Thursday - 08/28/2014, 06:14am EDT

Attorney: Inmate makes claim to 1994 Va. slaying

Attorney: Florida death-row inmate claims he committed 1994 slaying in Virginia

Thursday - 08/28/2014, 05:46am EDT

Virginia wildlife center to release bald eagle

Virginia wildlife center to release bald eagle rescued at Pulaski County landfill

Thursday - 08/28/2014, 05:45am EDT

Ticketbuster: Md. and Va. residents get tickets in D.C. during overnight hours

If you park overnight in D.C., you can get a ticket if you don't have a D.C. license plate. It's an issue for Maryland and Virginia residents frequently brought to WTOP Ticketbuster's attention.

Thursday - 08/28/2014, 04:44am EDT

High-rise elementary school opens in Va.

It was controversial when overcrowding at a Fairfax County elementary school prompted the county to look at a nearby high- rise as a possible solution.

Thursday - 08/28/2014, 03:35am EDT

Defense rests in corruption trial of ex-governor

Defense rests in corruption trial of former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell and his wife

Wednesday - 08/27/2014, 07:30pm EDT

Daughter of diplomat suffered 'significant' head injury

The daughter of a foreign diplomat suffered a large laceration to the back of her head. Police say her father hit her with a chair but the case is now in the hands of the State Department.

Wednesday - 08/27/2014, 06:14pm EDT

Kenseth likes title chances despite lack of wins

AUTO PACKAGE: Kenseth feels team better poised for championship run after breakout season

Wednesday - 08/27/2014, 05:50pm EDT

Coming to Tysons Galleria: a new font

The Tysons Galleria is home to some of the nation's most upscale retailers Hugo Boss, Cartier, Burberry, Chanel, Coach, Gucci, Saks Fifth Avenue. Its signs don't match its ritz.

Wednesday - 08/27/2014, 04:52pm EDT

Soldier who shot self at base had earned medals

Army: Soldier who shot, killed herself at Virginia Army base earned past commendations

Wednesday - 08/27/2014, 04:48pm EDT

Arlington to give high school freshmen Macbooks

Arlington Public Schools will give a new Macbook Air to every 9th grader in Wakefield, Washington-Lee and Yorktown high schools this school year.

Wednesday - 08/27/2014, 04:45pm EDT
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