Mayor: State will help fund Va. Beach light rail

Virginia Beach mayor says state will help fund plan to bring light rail to resort city

Thursday - 03/13/2014, 04:39pm EDT

With craft brewing boom, D.C.'s beer scene returns to its regional roots

We're taking a look at Greater Washington's beer industry in our print edition this week, focusing on the many local breweries and brewpubs that have sprung up in recent years.

Thursday - 03/13/2014, 04:14pm EDT

Port of Virginia cargo volume up 6 pct. in Feb.

The Port of Virginia says cargo volume in February rose 6 percent compared to the same month last year.

Thursday - 03/13/2014, 03:53pm EDT

Va. seeks to smooth way for offshore wind energy

Virginia is proposing the development of wind turbines 24 miles off the coast to smooth the way for the development of one of the nation's first Atlantic wind farms.

Thursday - 03/13/2014, 03:49pm EDT

Capitals re-sign D Dmitry Orlov for $4M, 2 years

Defenseman Dmitry Orlov signed a $4 million, two-year contract extension with the Washington Capitals.

Thursday - 03/13/2014, 12:27pm EDT

Pedestrian killed in Merrifield

A Falls Church man died after he was hit by a car crossing the street in Merrifield Wednesday morning.

Thursday - 03/13/2014, 12:18pm EDT

George Mason's Prince William campus reopens

A threat forced the evacuation of George Mason University's Prince William County campus.

Thursday - 03/13/2014, 12:12pm EDT

$1 million Powerball ticket sold in Portsmouth

$1 million Powerball ticket sold in Portsmouth, 2nd in Virginia in March

Thursday - 03/13/2014, 11:40am EDT

Weather service issues fire warnings across Va.

Weather service issues fire warnings across Va., gusty winds and low humidity expected

Thursday - 03/13/2014, 11:20am EDT

Deliberations to resume in Va. FBI agent's trial

Jury to resume deliberations Thursday in trial of Va. FBI agent accused of killing wife

Thursday - 03/13/2014, 09:46am EDT

Va. man pleads guilty to moonshine charges

Pittsylvania County man pleads guilty to moonshine charges, sentencing set for May 27

Thursday - 03/13/2014, 09:35am EDT

Drug charges against husband of Va. daycare owner

Drug charges against husband of Va. daycare owner; court records allege he kept gun there

Thursday - 03/13/2014, 09:22am EDT

Services not keeping pace with higher taxes in Northern Virginia

Local lawmakers are encountering growing demands to invest in schools, roads and other services at the same time that homeowners are already feeling the pressure of higher tax bills from higher property assessments.

Thursday - 03/13/2014, 08:03am EDT

Driver charged with $6,000 in tolls on 495 Express Lanes

A Fairfax County man who commutes on the 495 Express Lanes each day was sent a court summons and told he'd have to pay $6,000 in tolls, penalties and fees, WTOP Ticketbuster has learned.

Thursday - 03/13/2014, 06:45am EDT

Swiss ex-banker pleads to helping US tax evaders

Swiss ex-banker pleads guilty to helping US customers evade IRS, taxes to tune of $3 billion

Thursday - 03/13/2014, 04:40am EDT

New locomotive joins Norfolk Southern fleet

Norfolk Southern unveils new locomotive to celebrate anniversary of grassroots organization

Thursday - 03/13/2014, 04:08am EDT

NASA campaign launched from Va to study polar ice

NASA campaign launched from Virginia's Eastern Shore to Greenland to study polar ice

Thursday - 03/13/2014, 04:01am EDT

State agencies launch veterans jobs program

Two state agencies have formally joined forces to run a program that helps match Virginia veterans with employers.

Thursday - 03/13/2014, 03:56am EDT

VMI seeking descendants of cadets from 1864 battle

Virginia Military Institute is seeking descendants of cadets who fought at the Civil War Battle of New Market.

Thursday - 03/13/2014, 03:52am EDT

Coppin State defeats Hampton 83-77

Taariq Cephas scored 24 points off the bench, including hitting 4 of 4 3-pointers, as Coppin State defeated Hampton 83-77 in a Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference tournament quarterfinal game on Wednesday.

Thursday - 03/13/2014, 02:19am EDT
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