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Church welcomes the four-footed faithful

A local church offers a twist on the usual Sunday services - here, you can get God and walk your dog.

Sunday - 08/18/2013, 04:55pm EDT

Tags: Mount Vernon, dogs, church

Wounded warriors are 'Reel American Heroes'

The weather was great for doing some fishing Saturday. But this story isn't just about fishing. It's about a program that reaches out to wounded warriors who are the "Reel American Heroes."

Sunday - 08/18/2013, 09:38am EDT

Tags: Reel American Heroes, Ron DeFreitas, Garrett Jones,

Volunteers clean up Anacostia waterfront

If you head to Nationals Park you might not see their handiwork, but neighbors are taking pride in the waterfront that's just across the street from the stadium.

Saturday - 08/17/2013, 04:26pm EDT

Tags: cleanup, Anacostia River

300 gather in D.C. for Super Bowl of online gaming

It's like watching the Super Bowl at a local bar. But instead, this is all about online gamers and the global phenomenon is just starting to take off in the U.S.

Monday - 08/12/2013, 05:34am EDT

Tags: online games, one nation of gamers, pubstomp, barcraft,

Forget about Spain: Run with the bulls in Va.

Have you ever wanted to run with the bulls but can't make it to Spain? You might get a chance to and at a much closer location.

Sunday - 08/11/2013, 02:29pm EDT

Tags: Great Bull Run, Rob Dickens, Virginia Motorsports Park,

Virginia is for robots; kids camp looks to future

It was robotic rumble time at the Manassas Museum Saturday. Students from Metz and Manassas Park Middle Schools were battling it out in a robotic competition as part of the grand finale of the week-long robotics camp held at Metz Middle School.

Saturday - 08/10/2013, 11:24pm EDT

Tags: Metz Middle School, Manassas Park Middle School, Travis Bower, VEX Robotics Camp, Vex World Championships, Leonard Newman,

Prince George's students gear up for new school year

School supplies and more than 5,000 backpacks were given away at the Prince Georges County Public Schools' back-to-school fair held Saturday at the Show Place Arena in Upper Marlboro.

Saturday - 08/10/2013, 08:55pm EDT

Tags: back-to-school, Upper Marlboro, Prince George

Unlike adult use, teen pot smoking causes long-term damage

Adolescents who smoke pot regularly may suffer long-term problems, including permanent brain damage. However, according to a study from the University of Maryland School of Medicine, the same isn't true for adult smokers.

Tuesday - 08/06/2013, 06:11am EDT

Tags: pot, marijuana, University of Maryland, Asaf Keller, teen marijuana use

New rules govern harvest of ginseng

Because ginseng, which is used for medicinal purposes and often seen in foods and supplements, is so lucrative, it's over-harvested and on a threatened species list in Virginia. New regulations, however, are intended to ensure the survival of the species.

Monday - 08/05/2013, 07:44pm EDT

Tags: ginseng

Put on the brakes! It's 'Stop on Red Week'

You're running late and you hit another traffic light. Be warned: This is national Stop on Red Week. Police are on the lookout for red-light runners all week.

Monday - 08/05/2013, 05:26am EDT

Tags: red light cameras, traffic light, Stop on Red Week

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