Man gets 75 years for double slaying in Washington

A man convicted of killing two men, one of whom was struck when a bullet went through the intended target, has been sentenced to 75 years in prison.

Friday - 05/16/2014, 10:09pm EDT

Flooding may force closure of DC parks

Flooding may force closure of DC national parks over the weekend

Friday - 05/16/2014, 09:30pm EDT

Obama signs minor change to DC building height law

President Barack Obama has signed a bill that makes a minor change to the century-old law banning skyscrapers in the nation's capital.

Friday - 05/16/2014, 09:25pm EDT

Computer problem delaying immigration court cases

When a person's legal status is in question, their case goes in front of a U.S. Immigration Court Judge. But now a system which already has 366,758 pending cases may see that number grow due to a computer issue.

Friday - 05/16/2014, 06:43pm EDT

Capital Crescent Trail closed again

A portion of the Capital Crescent Trail is closed again because of a suspected sewage spill.

Friday - 05/16/2014, 05:10pm EDT

How to land a Digital DC tech fund grant

D.C. officials on Friday laid out the criteria for startups to claim a piece of the $1 million Digital DC Technology Fund.

Friday - 05/16/2014, 03:01pm EDT

D.C. acknowledges millennial boom with week of events

The millennial generation is the largest generation, and D.C. is the most popular U.S. city for millennials.

Friday - 05/16/2014, 11:42am EDT
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We now know what will replace Buddha Bar in D.C.

The Texas de Brazil churrascaria-style steakhouse will take over the former Buddha Bar space in Mount Vernon Triangle.

Friday - 05/16/2014, 10:43am EDT

Panda Bear and Boz Scaggs this weekend

Animal Collective's Panda Bear and '70s sensation Boz Scaggs will play this weekend.

Friday - 05/16/2014, 06:38am EDT

Takeover plan for DC's Corcoran Gallery now final

Plans set for Corcoran Gallery's takeover by George Washington University, National Gallery

Friday - 05/16/2014, 05:37am EDT

Can D.C. survive 'unstoppable' ice melt?

The melting of the giant West Antarctica ice sheet will cause the world's seas to rise higher and faster than earlier projections -- how will that affect life in and around the nation's capital?

Friday - 05/16/2014, 05:13am EDT

Smithsonian to fly drones for 'future' festival

Smithsonian to fly drones, jetpack near National Mall for 'The Future is Here' festival in DC

Thursday - 05/15/2014, 05:30pm EDT

D.C. landlords more generous than any time in recent history

Whether it's free rent, tenant improvements or other perks, landlords are offering more concessions to keep their tenants or attract new ones than at any time in the past, according to tenant representative Studley Inc.

Thursday - 05/15/2014, 05:17pm EDT

More anti-Islamic Metro bus ads on the way

A group that got in a free-speech court fight with Metro a few years ago is back with new eyebrow-raising ads on the sides of buses.

Thursday - 05/15/2014, 02:49pm EDT

Study: Older, smaller buildings better for cities

Study: Older, smaller buildings perform better for economies in DC, Seattle, San Francisco

Thursday - 05/15/2014, 12:47pm EDT

Ticketbuster: A picture is worth a thousand words with D.C. parking tickets (Photos)

WTOP Ticketbuster has found several instances in which D.C. has not checked ticket photos to catch errors.

Thursday - 05/15/2014, 12:11pm EDT

High D.C. rents fuel rise in family homelessness

A new report from the Washington Metropolitan Council of Governments shows homelessness in the D.C. metro area has increased over the past year to nearly 12,000 people.

Thursday - 05/15/2014, 07:41am EDT

Growing online company delivers fresh, local groceries

Does your grocery list include products from four different stores? For busy families, grocery shopping can be a logistical nightmare. One local business hopes to take the stress out of food shopping.

Thursday - 05/15/2014, 07:03am EDT

5 ways to build health into your architecture, as seen at GW's new $75 million public health school

You won't find any stairwells tucked away into the dark corners of George Washington University's newest academic building.

Thursday - 05/15/2014, 06:29am EDT

Heavy rain will replace the heat and humidity

If you love this summer time heat, don't get used to it quite yet. Seasonable May weather will eventually make its return next week.

Thursday - 05/15/2014, 03:40am EDT
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