The District has opened its 19 spray parks a week early to help kids stay cooling during the heat wave.
WTOP took to social media to ask people what, if any name, should replace the "Washington Redskins" if this is the end for the team's nickname?
Harris Teeter customers in Northern Virginia, Washington D.C., Maryland and Delaware will soon see the prices on popular products drop, thanks to an expansion of the grocery store's lower price campaign.
A second woman says she was attacked along the Metropolitan Bike Trail Monday, hours after another woman was assaulted.
Not every experience in D.C. is expensive and exclusive to big spenders. Here are some free and low-cost ideas for your next date.
Smithsonian honors Ralph Lauren for his 5 decades in fashion, work to preserve US flag
DC police find body in back yard of row house where man was found dead in attic
As the National Zoo prepares to close its Invertebrate Exhibit, WTOP decided to take a look at what visitors will be missing once these creatures are relocated.
A project set to begin in August will transform a heavily-used, unsightly section of turf into patch worthy of a golf course -- and lots of events and rallies. The upgrades, however, usher in new restrictions on events and the footprints they leave behind.
AP Exclusive: Experts discover the portrait of a mystery man beneath Picasso's 'The Blue Room'
D.C. Water is asking residents to leave the fire hydrants alone and find other ways to cool down as the temperatures soar this summer.
The D.C. police are looking for a man they say tried to sexually assault a woman on the Metropolitan Branch Trail.
Loudoun County, known as D.C.'s wine country, will have a new, imported vintage come 2015. Illinois-based Cooper's Hawk Winery and Restaurant will open its first D.C. area location in Ashburn
What happens to the human spirit when it is pushed to the limit? That is just one of the questions asked by "Healing Wars," a new dance production that explores the effects of war on returning veterans.
Former Senate Sergeant-at-Arms Terry Gainer wants to see an even larger pedestrian-only area east of the National Mall as a deterrent to car bombings and other forms of terrorism.
Jim Vance started as a general assignment reporter in 1969 and moved to the anchor desk in 1972, becoming one of the nation's first black co-anchors of a local nightly newscast.
DC Court of Appeals streaming video of oral argument for the first time
The smartest students to graduate from D.C. Public Schools this year share how they stayed at the top of their class.
The District ranked highly on a recent survey of safest states (and D.C.) to live in.
The D.C. area strolls to No. 1 in a ranking of the nation's 30 largest metropolitan areas in terms of walkable real estate development projects and places, according to a study co-authored by The George Washington University School of Business and LOCUS: Responsible Real Estate Developers and Investors.
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