DC to declare snow emergency ahead of storm

DC to declare snow emergency ahead of storm, cars parked on emergency routes can be towed

Wednesday - 02/12/2014, 12:49pm EST

FBI tries shooting down laser strikes with cash

The FBI, FAA and pilots are hoping cash will induce people to report incidents of handheld lasers being pointed at aircraft.

Wednesday - 02/12/2014, 12:24pm EST

The next 'Snowmageddon': Name the storm

A storm set to hit the D.C. region Wednesday could be the biggest since "Snowmageddon" about four years ago. So what would you name it?

Wednesday - 02/12/2014, 12:01pm EST

Former D.C. mayor Barry in hospital

D.C. Council Member Marion Barry has returned to the hospital Tuesday night.

Wednesday - 02/12/2014, 10:36am EST

Women discuss female libido drug trial at G.W.

Men have Viagra, but what do women have? Two women talk about a clinical trial at George Washington University for Sprout Pharmaceutical's little pink pill, called Flibanserin.

Wednesday - 02/12/2014, 09:26am EST
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Amtrak suspends some trains ahead of winter storm

Amtrak suspends some trains serving the South, Northeast ahead of winter storm

Wednesday - 02/12/2014, 08:29am EST

Beatlemania returns to Washington Coliseum

The sold-out "Yesterday and Today" concert was held 50 years to the minute after the Beatles played their first U.S. concert at what was then the Washington Coliseum in Northeast D.C.

Wednesday - 02/12/2014, 06:47am EST

Metro plans work over Presidents Day weekend

Metro plans work over Presidents Day weekend; red, orange and blue lines to be affected

Wednesday - 02/12/2014, 06:46am EST

Washington Coliseum then and now (Photos)

The Washington Coliseum hosted the Beatles, Janis Joplin and the Rolling Stones, and now the historic building is poised to leap into the future.

Wednesday - 02/12/2014, 06:27am EST

Ticketbuster: Third time's the charm on erroneous D.C. parking ticket

A federal employee and Ticketbuster each failed before finally getting a plainly erroneous parking ticket overturned.

Wednesday - 02/12/2014, 06:10am EST

US library exhibit explores rights of musicians

The Library of Congress is opening a new exhibit about the work of protecting the intellectual property rights of musicians over the past 100 years, including a landmark Supreme Court decision.

Wednesday - 02/12/2014, 03:38am EST

Food incubator Union Kitchen to open second location in Northeast D.C.

Union Kitchen, the commercial kitchen that opened in the District in 2012 to offer culinary entrepreneurs a place to test out new food business concepts, has locked in a new location.

Tuesday - 02/11/2014, 09:58pm EST

WTOP takes on the Wizards' shootout (Video)

It's a day for bragging rights in Washington as the Wizards hosted local media stations for a shootout at the Verizon Center. WTOP's J.J. Green, Andrew Mollenbeck, Dave Preston and Megan Cloherty represented us on the court.

Tuesday - 02/11/2014, 05:32pm EST
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Growing up Beatles: The first concert to the end

WTOP's Katie Howard recounts her mother's love affair with the Beatles, from seeing the Fab Four at the D.C. Coliseum until her death.

Tuesday - 02/11/2014, 04:25pm EST

She remembers the screaming, the stage and the hair

Judy Wheatley is an English teacher at Magruder High School in Rockville, but 50 years ago Tuesday night she was a University of Maryland student in the audience at the Washington Coliseum to see the Beatles' American concert debut.

Tuesday - 02/11/2014, 03:21pm EST

Column: A hard day's night with the Beatles

When the city editor told Mike Causey he was going to cover the first Beatles concert in D.C., he was flattered and very surprised, not to mention a little nervous, too.

Tuesday - 02/11/2014, 03:19pm EST

DC courthouse closed after small fire

DC Superior Court main courthouse closed for day after small fire

Tuesday - 02/11/2014, 12:10pm EST

D.C. Safeway reopens after mouse, rat infestation

A Safeway in Northwest D.C. has reopened after being closed for three days because of mice.

Tuesday - 02/11/2014, 11:32am EST

Micro apartments pitched for Patterson Mansion by Dupont Circle

A new developer has stepped in with plans to convert the historic Patterson Mansion by Dupont Circle into micro apartments after a previous concept to turn the building into a boutique hotel received a cool reception from D.C.'s Historic Preservation Review Board late last year.

Tuesday - 02/11/2014, 11:31am EST
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