Veteran writes 2,300 fallen heroes' names from memory

A veteran pays tribute through memorization and 11 hours of writing.

Monday - 05/26/2014, 08:28pm EDT
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Commuter tax remains specter for D.C. statehood

A grassroots leader for D.C. statehood says the creation of the 51st state could ultimately result in a commuter tax but that it shouldn't prevent congressional approval.

Monday - 05/26/2014, 01:45pm EDT
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Metro running on Sunday schedule for Memorial Day

Metro buses and trains running on Sunday schedule for Memorial Day

Monday - 05/26/2014, 07:21am EDT

Michelle Monaghan headlines G.I. Film Fest in Va.

WTOP Film Critic Jason Fraley takes a look at "Fort Bliss" at the G.I. Film Festival.

Monday - 05/26/2014, 06:42am EDT
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Sounds of Rolling Thunder heard around DC

The roar of motorcycles can be heard around the nation's capital.

Sunday - 05/25/2014, 10:58pm EDT

U.S. Marines gather to honor their fallen comrades

A group of soldiers ran 170 miles to raise money for wounded warriors.

Sunday - 05/25/2014, 05:03pm EDT
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Overseas ceremonies honor fallen Americans

More than 500,000 Americans died during World War I and World War II. Of that number, more than 200,000 are buried in places like France and Luxembourg.

Sunday - 05/25/2014, 04:59pm EDT

D.C. metro gas prices up 2 cents from last week

Overall, the price is 8 cents higher than this time a year ago, when the price was $3.58.

Sunday - 05/25/2014, 02:25pm EDT

Girl, 7, injured in D.C. shooting

A 7-year-old girl was one of two people shot in the District on Tuesday evening.

Sunday - 05/25/2014, 01:31pm EDT

On Memorial Day weekend, the names of the fallen

For the first time ever, Vietnam War veterans will include the names of victims from the Iraq and Afghanistan wars.

Sunday - 05/25/2014, 06:30am EDT
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Vets turn to yoga and meditation for healing

On Saturday, veteran Ben King led a yoga and meditation event at Arlington National Cemetery.

Sunday - 05/25/2014, 05:41am EDT
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Parking for free on Monday? Tell that to the Nats

Though it's a federal holiday, you'll have to pay to park outside Nationals Park.

Saturday - 05/24/2014, 08:30pm EDT

4 siblings arrested after DC bank robbery

4 siblings arrested in connection with bank robbery in Washington

Saturday - 05/24/2014, 04:21pm EDT

Lightning strikes World Trade Center building

Torrential rains flooded the New York City area on Friday.

Saturday - 05/24/2014, 03:57pm EDT

Jury convicts D.C. man in fatal 2012 stabbing

Jonathan Dawkins was found guilty of voluntary manslaughter while armed.

Saturday - 05/24/2014, 02:47pm EDT

D.C. area pools open for Memorial Day weekend

For some families, it's all about The Water Mine park in Reston, Va.

Saturday - 05/24/2014, 02:33pm EDT
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H Street stabbing sends 2 to hospital

One man is in custody and two men are in the hospital after a stabbing around 2:30 a.m. Saturday morning at Twelve Restaurant and Lounge.

Saturday - 05/24/2014, 12:42pm EDT

Naked man arrested near White House

Folks near the White House Friday afternoon may have seen a little more than they bargained for -- a man taking off his clothes and getting arrested, naked.

Friday - 05/23/2014, 04:44pm EDT
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