Police were tipped off about gang activity near National Zoo on day of shooting

Monday's shooting near the National Zoo came as a surprise to most people, but it turns out that the police may have known that trouble was coming.

Thursday - 04/24/2014, 07:40am EDT

Council members, public sound off on school-district changes

Families often choose where to live based on a good school in the neighborhood, but proposed changes in the District could mean children might not get to attend the desirable school Mom and Dad made sure to move close to.

Thursday - 04/24/2014, 07:11am EDT

Panels, seams, power: Brazuca, ready for World Cup

It's more than just a ball. A lot of science, technology and money goes into making the World Cup ball. But does it make a difference?

Thursday - 04/24/2014, 07:04am EDT

Singer Chris Brown's DC trial delayed for months

Singer Chris Brown's DC assault trial is delayed for months; judge says singer to stay jailed

Wednesday - 04/23/2014, 10:18pm EDT

D.C. chef heads to London for a restaurant rescue

Think of it as a non-televised version of the restaurant rags-to-riches shows "Hell's Kitchen" or "Restaurant: Impossible."

Wednesday - 04/23/2014, 04:16pm EDT

Washington's big housing problem: Not enough sellers

Tight inventory continues to push housing prices up in the Washington market, and any relief will come from new construction more than from existing homes being sold.

Wednesday - 04/23/2014, 01:55pm EDT

Washington Nationals' Zach Walters has 'Frozen' at-bat songs

Washington Nationals' Zachary Walters is not bashful about his love of the Disney animated movie "Frozen." In fact, he is using it to help him get pumped up at games.

Wednesday - 04/23/2014, 11:21am EDT

2 hurt in D.C. school bus accident

Two people were hurt in a school bus accident in Southeast.

Wednesday - 04/23/2014, 10:11am EDT

Twilight Tattoo showcases US military pageantry

US Army units prepare for another season of Twilight Tattoos showcasing military pageantry

Wednesday - 04/23/2014, 07:20am EDT

DC plans public meeting on MLK library renovation

DC officials ask for public's ideas on renovation of Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library

Wednesday - 04/23/2014, 07:07am EDT

Family worries American in Egyptian prison will die soon

Family and friends worried about the health of Mohamed Soltan, a 26- year-old American held for more than 235 days in an Egyptian prison, are calling for his release.

Wednesday - 04/23/2014, 03:39am EDT

American U. investigates fraternity's offensive emails

Emails and text messages that included talk about raping women and doing drugs, as well as racist, sexist and homophobic language, have prompted an investigation at American University.

Wednesday - 04/23/2014, 12:09am EDT

Police ask for help locating missing 13 year old

Tuesday - 04/22/2014, 07:51pm EDT

WTOP wins five Edward R. Murrow awards

The Radio Television and Digital News Association has recognized WTOP's outstanding journalism with five regional Edward R. Murrow awards.

Tuesday - 04/22/2014, 05:20pm EDT

Zoo launches 'endangered song' to help save tigers

National Zoo launches 'endangered song' with Oregon band to help save endangered tigers

Tuesday - 04/22/2014, 04:04pm EDT

Area high schools named among nation's best

High schools in Fairfax and Montgomery counties have landed on the U.S. News and World Report's annual list of the Best High Schools.

Tuesday - 04/22/2014, 02:32pm EDT

Museum sleepovers give kids a new perspective of history

It's like a scene out of the Night at the Museum movies -- kids between the ages of 8 and 12 can bring a chaperon and stay overnight in either the Smithsonian's Natural History Museum or new this year, the American History Museum during selected dates this summer.

Tuesday - 04/22/2014, 11:44am EDT

Chris Brown's trial on assault charge delayed

Singer Chris Brown's trial on assault charge in DC delayed until later this week

Tuesday - 04/22/2014, 11:20am EDT
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Pet(s) of the Week: Chickadee and Baby Bird

Say hello to Chickadee and Baby Bird, two darling 8-week-old kittens.

Tuesday - 04/22/2014, 10:01am EDT

Is less more in health care? What hospitals are doing to convince you that testing isn't necessary

Institutions around the region embrace an American Board of Internal Medicine Foundation initiative, "Choosing Wisely," which has pushed for doctors and patients alike to question certain tests and procedures, and potentially take a bite out of the estimated $765 billion in annual health care waste.

Tuesday - 04/22/2014, 05:44am EDT
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