Last year, a human rights organization sharply criticized D.C. police for what it called callous treatment of sexual assault cases. But now, the it has changed its tune offering high praise for a package of reforms passed by the D.C. Council.
If you dream of owning a car that drives itself, Nissan is promising to sell them by 2020. And part of the region is taking steps to plan for their arrival on the roads.
What if the human body could use its own blood to repair itself? A relatively new type of pain therapy has potential to help with osteoarthritis and patients who need knee replacements.
A District boy is hospitalized after his pleas for help were reportedly ignored at his D.C. charter school, his mother says.
The District of Columbia wrote more than 1.8 million parking tickets in fiscal year 2013, netting $84.4 million in parking fines, according to AAA Mid-Atlantic.
Walter Edwards spent 10 months in 2013 fighting red tape to get a ticket in the District of Columbia thrown out, only to open his mailbox to find a second bogus ticket assigned to him.
Tune into this weekend's episode of "Veep" and a local face will be featured alongside the show's stars.
If you root for the Washington Nationals, you live in Virginia, Maryland or D.C. -- and nowhere else.
It looks as though CityCenterDC was just the kind of development the District needed to draw some of New York's hottest chefs south.
The director of the Breast Imaging and Interventional Center at the George Washington Medical Faculty Associates is a breast cancer survivor. She says getting a mammogram and early diagnosis can save a life.
TripAdvisor's " Traveler's Choice Awards for Destinations" ranks Washington No. 9 on its list of the 25 most popular U.S. destinations, down from No. 6 in 2013.
The D.C. Council is considering a bill that would fundamentally change the way people pay for taxi rides in the nation's capital.
Are Robert Griffin III's tweets and logo sending the wrong message?
The Silver Line project could be turned over to Metro in a soon as two weeks, sources close to the project tell WTOP. But Metro's general manager, Richard Sarles, isn't ready to confirm that.
Members of the Washington Metropolitan Transportation Authority's Executive Board gathered to work out a formal response to a recent audit from the Federal Transit Administration.
D.C. Council member Mary Cheh, who oversees all the key agencies involved in the ticketing process, will introduce a bill Tuesday called the Transportation Reorganization Act.
From noon to 8 p.m. Tuesday, you can get a free scoop of ice cream at any participating Ben & Jerry's.
Soon, it'll be easier to take another route out of the District through a busy corridor.
The country's biggest art show will be seen on more than 50,000 billboards to D.C. and other cities this summer.
James Clapper, Director of National Intelligence, speaks with WTOP's National Security Correspondent J.J. Green.
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