WTOP News Team

More college campus investigated for sexual violence

The number of schools under investigation has shot up a startling 50 percent in six months.

Monday - 10/20/2014, 08:26am EDT

Local dad pushes for Down Syndrome awareness plates

A local father picks October to launch an effort to get a "special interest."

Saturday - 10/18/2014, 09:30pm EDT

Walk highlights link between domestic abuse and animal cruelty

The eighth annual K9 Krawl 5K honored the victims of domestic violence and survivors, but there was another cause it benefited.

Saturday - 10/18/2014, 03:47pm EDT

Springfield Town Center opens to eager shoppers, curious public

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.

Friday - 10/17/2014, 04:25pm EDT

Perfect puppy storm: WARL caring for 25 adoptable pups

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.

Tuesday - 10/14/2014, 04:04am EDT

Schools limited in stopping transfer of potential predators

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.

Monday - 10/13/2014, 08:44am EDT

Army Ten-Miler enters its 30th year

Some 35,000 runners took part in the local race.

Sunday - 10/12/2014, 02:54pm EDT

Road closures for Sunday's Army Ten-Miler

Traffic will be tricky for a while tomorrow.

Sunday - 10/12/2014, 09:16am EDT
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Dozens of vehicles damaged in Woodbridge vandalism

Police are looking for whomever caused more than $10,000-worth of damage to nearly three dozen cars in Woodbridge, Virginia.

Friday - 10/10/2014, 12:23pm EDT

Search for Hannah Graham requires communication innovation

On Sept. 20 and 21, a massive community search involving more than 1,000 volunteers required the creation of an entire temporary communications system.

Wednesday - 10/08/2014, 06:07am EDT

Search for Hannah Graham ramps up

More than three weeks after she went missing, the search for Hannah Graham ramped up this weekend around the city of Charlottesville.

Sunday - 10/05/2014, 04:21pm EDT

Hugs for Hannah: UVa. students refuse to give up hope

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.

Saturday - 10/04/2014, 10:15am EDT
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D.C. streetcars begin test runs

The simulated service is a milestone, considering there have been numerous delays in getting the streetcars rolling.

Monday - 09/29/2014, 08:20am EDT

Suspect timeline paints picture of socially aggressive, awkward man

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.

Saturday - 09/27/2014, 08:07am EDT
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Big milestone coming for National Park Service

Although it's still a few years off, the National Park Service is coming up on a milestone.

Sunday - 09/14/2014, 01:37pm EDT

White House Visitor Center is open after $12.6 million renovation

"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.

Saturday - 09/13/2014, 06:57pm EDT

Women reach out for help in wake of Rice video

In the days immediately following the release of the Ray Rice video, a tsunami of women reached out for help.

Saturday - 09/13/2014, 04:44am EDT
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Fairfax County teacher pushes for childhood cancer license plate to bring funding, awareness

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.

Monday - 09/08/2014, 08:18am EDT

Virginia boy raising money for kids' cancer research

"Mini" Timmy Tyrrell has raised more than $200,000 so far.

Sunday - 09/07/2014, 08:58pm EDT

GMU backpacks to send suicide silence packing

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.

Sunday - 09/07/2014, 08:14am EDT
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