WTOP News Team

In its 35th year, NASA Goddard still shoots for the moon

On the 45th anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing, NASA called on all model rocketeers.

Sunday - 07/20/2014, 05:19pm EDT

December trial date set for Va. lawmaker

If convicted, State Delegate Joseph Morrissey could go to jail for 41 years.

Sunday - 07/20/2014, 03:07am EDT

Doctor arrested in Prince William County as part of prescription drug sting

Police arrested a Northern Virginia doctor as part of a drug investigation.

Thursday - 07/17/2014, 07:07am EDT

Virginia officials to conduct Rt. 28 congestion study

Route 28, one of Northern Virginia's busiest roads, will be scrutinized this summer.

Monday - 07/14/2014, 06:03am EDT

In Northern Va., a troubling string of drownings

Local families are still reeling from the sudden deaths.

Sunday - 07/13/2014, 03:22am EDT
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Higher-capacity Metro buses coming to busy corridors

Starting Aug. 25, the Georgia Avenue and 14th Street corridors will get extended buses that can hold more people.

Friday - 07/11/2014, 09:28am EDT

Prince William County renews fight for deportation figures

Prince William County will consider filing a Freedom of Information request to get information on the whereabouts of thousands of immigrants who were arrested and handed over to Immigration and Customs for deportation.

Monday - 07/07/2014, 04:41pm EDT

Chesapeake Bay's dead zones growing

Dead zones in the Chesapeake Bay are growing.

Monday - 07/07/2014, 01:50pm EDT

Safety drill conducted ahead of Silver Line opening

The first phase of the new Metro line is aerial, which makes rescue a challenge.

Sunday - 06/29/2014, 03:01pm EDT

Local war hero who appeared in movie to retire from Army

Col. Gregory Gadson says although he plans on retiring from the Army this year after 25 years of service, he will continue to share his life and make a difference.

Saturday - 06/28/2014, 04:31pm EDT
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American flag allowed after couple told otherwise

A couple ordered by a McLean, Virginia condominium building's management to remove an American flag hanging on the balcony will get to fly the stars and stripes.

Friday - 06/27/2014, 12:54pm EDT

Yogis flock to Virginia to celebrate summer solstice

It's the first day of summer and the longest day of the year. Why not celebrate with a little yoga?

Saturday - 06/21/2014, 07:26pm EDT

McAuliffe expects proposed Bi-County Parkway would deserve funding, help Dulles

During a stop in Loudoun County this week, Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe said that the proposed Bi-County Parkway would help Dulles International Airport Grow.

Friday - 06/20/2014, 04:12pm EDT

Babysitter charged with raping 9-year-old girl

A man who babysat a Fairfax County girl is charged with raping her.

Friday - 06/20/2014, 10:24am EDT

Checkout system bugs the latest problem to plague Target

Target has run into more problems after last year's security data breach exposed tens-of-thousands of its customers' personal information.

Monday - 06/16/2014, 12:53pm EDT

Pancreatic Cancer Advocacy Day highlights awareness

Pancreatic cancer is a ruthless killer that's predicted to become the nation's second deadliest form of cancer by 2020. Pancreatic Cancer Advocacy Day is Tuesday.

Monday - 06/16/2014, 06:14am EDT

Father's Day condolences, remembrances at the Vietnam Veterans Memorial

Nearly 2,000 roses were being placed at the wall in memory of those fathers who died either in Vietnam or as a result of that war.

Sunday - 06/15/2014, 07:51pm EDT
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Dad's day is a good day to get a hearing test

Have you run out of gift ideas for Father's Day? Well, this one might just be what the doctor ordered.

Sunday - 06/15/2014, 04:02am EDT
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Families Run Amuck, get muddy and have a great time

This year more than 2,000 people took part in Saturday's Run Amuck (a four-miler) and Mini Run Amuck (a two-miler). The event began in 2008, at Quantico Marine Corps base, to promote physical fitness.

Saturday - 06/14/2014, 03:27pm EDT
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June is 'Move Over' Awareness Month

It's a law that's been on the books for 12 years in Virginia and it is the law in all 50 states -- but still drivers might now know about it.

Tuesday - 06/10/2014, 10:01am EDT
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