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The District of Columbia will elect a new mayor in November, as Councilwoman Muriel Bowser beat Mayor Vincent Gray in the Democratic primary Tuesday.
Wednesday - 04/02/2014, 02:11pm EDT
Voters are getting a last look this weekend at the candidates for mayor in D.C.'s Democratic Primary.
Monday - 03/31/2014, 02:33pm EDT
Even as police continue to search for Relisha Rudd, D.C. Council heard pleas to improve conditions and reduce the numbers of families staying at the city's largest homeless shelter where Relisha lived with her family.
Friday - 03/28/2014, 06:36pm EDT
There are no signs of compromise in the fight over Medicaid in
Virginia after two days of a special session on the state budget.
Wednesday - 03/26/2014, 07:39am EDT
Nearly a month after she was last seen, there is no sign of eight-
year-old Relisha Rudd. But police released a new video on Tuesday that shows her in D.C. shortly after
the previous last-known sighting of her.
Tuesday - 03/25/2014, 06:58pm EDT
Angry and tired drivers on the Washington area's congested roads may be prime candidates for a new technology that could help curb road rage.
Wednesday - 03/19/2014, 07:35am EDT
There's a clearer picture of what laws may change and what laws won't in Maryland this year.
Tuesday - 03/18/2014, 04:13pm EDT
After several days of beautiful weather, the Washington area is about to get walloped by high winds and a return to winter temperatures, and that means it's time to tie down loose furniture and trash cans.
Wednesday - 03/12/2014, 12:09pm EDT
The races for mayor and D.C. Council are heating up, with the District's typically decisive primary just one month away.
Wednesday - 03/05/2014, 06:30pm EST
WTOP's Max Smith went out to take a first-hand look at the sledding in Battery Kemble Park, including a few runs down the hill with a GoPro.
Monday - 03/03/2014, 10:32pm EST
As testing for the new DC Streetcar line continues, wires that power the cars will remain energized and officials are reminding the public to stay clear of the power stations and overhead lines.
Friday - 02/28/2014, 03:55pm EST
In the wake of Sen. Creigh Deeds' stabbing by his son, Virginia's inspector general has one way to free some mental health beds that state legislators say are so in need.
Wednesday - 02/19/2014, 05:26am EST
Maryland state officials apologized for damage to homes along Interstate 270 from snow removal crews and urges homeowners to file a claim with the state.
Tuesday - 02/18/2014, 12:49pm EST
An empty ambulance helped block off 16th Street for parking on Saturday as family, friends and District leaders packed into a church to celebrate the life of Cecil Mills, the man who died outside a D.C. Fire station without getting any help from firefighters.
Saturday - 02/08/2014, 08:43pm EST
A former Montgomery County music teacher will remain in jail to await his trial on multiple counts of abusing his students.
Friday - 02/07/2014, 04:01pm EST
With ice and slush expected across the area Wednesday morning, AAA offers tips for driving in slick winter conditions in a video.
Tuesday - 02/04/2014, 06:42am EST
One random phone call could lead to a big bill if you get too curious.
Tuesday - 02/04/2014, 06:31am EST
Ten people from across the Washington area are seeing just how far they can go for a free car.
Thursday - 01/30/2014, 01:51pm EST
Capital Bikeshare is on track to expand to Fairfax County and a
public meeting this week will give neighbors in Reston, Va. a chance to weigh in.
Tuesday - 01/28/2014, 08:23am EST
With a special election win along the Eastern Shore, Democrats will take control of the Virginia Senate.
Monday - 01/27/2014, 08:45pm EST