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Calling for changes after report exposes D.C. office's errors

After hundreds lost their homes in the District over small unpaid debts -- one lawmaker is calling for drastic changes.

Wednesday - 09/11/2013, 05:40pm EDT

Tags: Tommy Wells


Several events planned on National Mall for 9/11 anniversary

A number of different events are expected on the National Mall to commemorate the 12th anniversary of the September 11th attacks, according to the National Park Service.

Wednesday - 09/11/2013, 08:25am EDT

Tags: Sept. 11, rallies, 9/11

Pinching truth: It's the worst blue crab season in decades

The Chesapeake Bay was fully stocked with blue crabs, but now the population is depleted, and retailers are having to pull them from out of state to bring them to the table.

Wednesday - 09/11/2013, 07:26am EDT

Tags: Chesapeake Bay, blue crabs, crabs,


Redskins' home opener to cause major traffic delays

The Redskins home opener on Monday Night Football will put a crimp in many commuters' plans that evening as the 'Skins host the Eagles.

Monday - 09/09/2013, 10:33pm EDT

Tags: Redskins, Monday Night Football,

Dancing, canoe carving highlight of Va. Indian heritage festival

As the drums sound, dancers dressed in traditional costumes perform for the more than 200 person crowd craning to see along the Potomac River Saturday.

Saturday - 09/07/2013, 05:57pm EDT

Tags: Virginia Indian Festival, Virginia Indians, Riverbend Park, Great Falls, Va.,

Tips for a peaceful homework time

Video games, cell phones, TV - there's a lot to distract your kids away from doing their homework, and for some families it becomes a daily fight. But former Fairfax County teacher Ann Dolan has a few tips.

Saturday - 09/07/2013, 12:52pm EDT

Tags: homework

World Series of Flip Cup tosses cups for charity in D.C.

This isn't a college party. It's not a tailgate. No, this is pure unbridled "legitimate" competition. Saturday, the best flippers in the area took to the tables to determine the champion of the World Series of Flip Cup.

Saturday - 09/07/2013, 06:58am EDT

Tags: flip cup, World Series,


Study: Regular bed times help kids in the classroom

A study of 11,000 kids monitored at ages 3, 5 and 7 found that those who had irregular bedtimes scored lower on cognitive tests.

Wednesday - 09/04/2013, 07:46am EDT

Tags: sleep, kids sleep,

WTOP's stop sign experiment: How many people make a complete stop?

The District plans to install more than 30 stop sign cameras to catch drivers rolling through stops in and around school zones.

Friday - 08/30/2013, 06:01am EDT

Tags: stop sign cameras, traffic, Northwest D.C.,

Report: D.C. drivers are worst in nation

A new survey from Allstate ranks D.C. drivers as the worst in the nation besting even New York City.

Thursday - 08/29/2013, 05:34am EDT

Tags: driver safety, car insurance, Allstate Insurance, congestion

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