Woman killed in Herndon hit-and-run
A woman was struck by a car and killed early Wednesday in what Herndon Police say was a hit-and-run. Officers responded to the 600 block of Center Street shortly after midnight and found a woman in a parking lot. She was pronounced dead at the scene.
Jimmy's Old Town Tavern wins WTOP wings
They come in mild, medium, hot and suicide -- and they were voted No. 1 in WTOP's Top 10 wings competition. Jimmy's Old Town Tavern in Herndon has been serving wings since 1997, and owner Jimmy Cirrito says he knows the secret.
50 years on, Marilyn's star power shines
Only 11 years after her death, Elton John sang his ode to Marilyn Monroe. "And I would have liked to have known you, but I was just a kid," went the lyrics. "Your candle burned out long before your legend ever did."
Passenger finds needle in sandwich on flight
Air Canada says a passenger found what appears to be a sewing needle in a catered sandwich on board a flight from Victoria, British Columbia, to Toronto. Peter Fitzpatrick, a spokesman for the airline, said late Tuesday that the airline is "working closely with our caterers to ensure heightened security measures have been put in place."
Fairfax Co. kids teach Russian counterparts
Calling out fly balls is a bit more complicated at youth fields in Fairfax. But the reward during this rare exchange between Russian and American youth baseball players is learning a new culture while taking grounders and shagging flies.
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