WTOP News Team

Flu season impacts visitors at some area hospitals

This flu season is not only making people sick, it's also impacting those trying to visit patients at local hospitals.

Saturday - 02/22/2014, 08:49pm EST

Feds sending more local violent gang members to prison

A gang leader, a gang enforcer and cocaine supplier will be heading to jail.

Saturday - 02/22/2014, 06:54pm EST

Washington birthday celebrations in Mount Vernon

With all the snow and cold weather, it was a scaled back celebration at Mt. Vernon for George Washington' birthday, but spirits were high.

Sunday - 02/16/2014, 07:52pm EST
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A Manassas snow removal 'army' makes an orchestrated effort

The City of Manassas got hit with about a foot of snow and maintenance workers have been working around the clock to remove it.

Saturday - 02/15/2014, 05:45pm EST
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Who's on the hook when Mother Nature ices reservations?

Who's on the hook for that cancelled hotel room, dinner reservation or flight?

Friday - 02/14/2014, 04:31pm EST

'Star-Spangled Banner' flag and lyrics headed for reunion

The year 2014 will see a series of events leading up to September's 200th anniversary of the Battle of Baltimore, when the British attacked Fort McHenry but had to retreat, which inspired the writing of "The Star-Spangled Banner."

Monday - 02/10/2014, 07:46am EST

Church family mourns loss of Lodato

Police are still searching for the killer of a longtime Alexandria resident who was gunned down Thursday after answering her front door. And on this Sunday, a church community is missing Ruthanne Lodato, one of their own.

Sunday - 02/09/2014, 07:54pm EST

Wells pushes for decriminalizing pot

D.C. Councilmember Tommy Wells is calling on the D.C. Council to pass a bill that decriminalizes the possession of small amounts of marijuana.

Monday - 02/03/2014, 01:08pm EST

Chefs make the best of it at MRE cookoff

The second annual MRE Cook-Off was held on Saturday at the Marine Corps Museum.

Monday - 02/03/2014, 07:42am EST

Va. has spike in use of devices to prevent drunk driving

Super Bowl Sunday means more police patrols are on the roads looking for drunk drivers.

Sunday - 02/02/2014, 08:00pm EST
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Va. man sentenced to prison for peddling painkillers to teens

A Leesburg man was sentenced to 12 years in prison for selling oxycodone to teens, including a young man who died of an overdose.

Friday - 01/31/2014, 05:04pm EST

Va. police chief suspended -- again

It's a small town in Prince William County with a population of about 1,900. But the town is once again without its police chief since he's been suspended again.

Sunday - 01/26/2014, 12:26pm EST

Military sees rash of deaths in one week

In a short time -- from Jan. 7 to Jan. 15 -- a rash of military deaths claimed the lives of at least 12 service members. Nine died within 24 hours.

Monday - 01/20/2014, 06:32am EST

Va. mental health debate expands to inmates

The debate on improving Virginia's mental health system is now expanding to include inmates.

Sunday - 01/19/2014, 06:36pm EST

Honoring MLK's legacy with a day of service

One Saturday morning event took place at the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial in West Potomac Park in Southeast, D.C. About 150 volunteers honored Dr. King through their service.

Saturday - 01/18/2014, 04:12pm EST

Bulova: Education to be major focus in 2014

In her State of the County address, Fairfax County Board Chair Sharon Bulova says education and funding public schools will be a major focus of the board's time in the coming year.

Wednesday - 01/15/2014, 08:14pm EST

For kids, healthy sleep means no screens

Parents need to put their foot down when it comes to electronics in the bedroom.

Tuesday - 01/14/2014, 06:23am EST

Still no decision on Fairfax start times, budget impact unknown

Fairfax County school officials are still weighing their options as they consider delaying start times for high school students.

Tuesday - 01/14/2014, 02:36am EST
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Newest 'SNL' cast member hails from UVa.

The University of Virginia has churned out another comedienne who will star on "Saturday Night Live."

Monday - 01/13/2014, 01:54pm EST

Prince William housing market rebounds

The housing market is showing a strong comeback in Prince William County.

Sunday - 01/12/2014, 12:19pm EST
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