WTOP News Team
The number of schools under investigation has shot up a startling 50 percent in six months.
A local father picks October to launch an effort to get a "special interest."
The eighth annual K9 Krawl 5K honored the victims of domestic violence and survivors, but there was another cause it benefited.
Shoppers began lining up outside the newly reinvented Springfield Town Center hours before the grand opening Friday morning eager to see what replaced the retail hub once known as the Springfield Mall.
Washington Animal Rescue League recently received an influx of dogs from other shelters, some of which were pregnant. Now the shelter has a surplus of adorable puppies.
The arrest of Jesse Matthew for the abduction of Hannah Graham has shined a light on the trouble facing schools in stopping the transfer of potential predators.
Some 35,000 runners took part in the local race.
Traffic will be tricky for a while tomorrow.
Police are looking for whomever caused more than $10,000-worth of damage to nearly three dozen cars in Woodbridge, Virginia.
On Sept. 20 and 21, a massive community search involving more than 1,000 volunteers required the creation of an entire temporary communications system.
More than three weeks after she went missing, the search for Hannah Graham ramped up this weekend around the city of Charlottesville.
It's now been three weeks since University of Virginia student Hannah Graham went missing. But back at the school students are refusing to give up the hope of bringing Hannah home.
The simulated service is a milestone, considering there have been numerous delays in getting the streetcars rolling.
The host of a Charlottesvile radio news program says he's pieced together a timeline of Jesse Mathew's movements in the hours leading up to his fateful meeting of Hannah Graham along the Downtown Mall.
Although it's still a few years off, the National Park Service is coming up on a milestone.
"This, I think, will be the new crown jewel for the visitor experience in D.C.," says Stewart McLaurin, president of the White House Historical Association.
In the days immediately following the release of the Ray Rice video, a tsunami of women reached out for help.
September is Child Cancer Awareness month and there is a push to get a special license plate that would help raise money to research childhood cancer.
"Mini" Timmy Tyrrell has raised more than $200,000 so far.
Wednesday is World Suicide Prevention Day. Here at home, a powerful traveling exhibit will be kicking off its fall tour with the first stop at George Mason University.
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