WTOP News Team
The University of Virginia Health System is working with local rescue squads to outfit ambulances with iPads and tablets, so that doctors can diagnose such patients en route to the hospital.
State legislators from Fairfax County, Va., spent four hours listening to the public's top concerns when it comes to the upcoming General Assembly session.
Before the big New Year's celebration, it's time to bust some old myths when it come to drinking and driving.
A newly opened restaurant in Woodbridge, Va., has posted a "No guns allowed" sign. Comments on the chain's Facebook page have blasted the move, painting namesake Toby Keith as anti-gun rights, saying the restaurant is infringing on the Second Amendment rights of its customers.
There's literally a grave controversy surrounding a high school being built in Prince William County. To make way for the new school, an old cemetery was moved and which didn't go over well with the community.
Sometimes, crime does pay -- but in this case, it's not the criminals.
Converted fuel from 429 former Soviet nuclear warheads helped generate electricity at Virginia power plants during the past two decades.
This is supposed to be a joyful time of year, but for those who have lost a loved one, this time of year can hit like an emotional tidal wave.
With so much shopping, scammers often use the holiday season to try to separate people from their money.
Super Saturday is the last Saturday before Christmas. Local shoppers had mixed feelings about whether the deals were really super.
Patrick Carney beat out more than 1 million other contestants for the chance of a lifetime on board the XCOR Aerospace Lynx spacecraft.
In the wake of a state senator's stabbing and his son's suicide, a new study from the University of Virginia finds that most psychaitric patients who require hospitalization are able to find a bed within six hours. But in rare cases when no bed can be found quickly, the results can be devastating.
The legacy of a 10-year-old Leesburg, Va., girl is living on after she lost her battle with childhood cancer in October.
Prince William County police say dozens of blackbirds were found dead along a Nokesville Road and authorities are investigating the cause.
On Dec. 14, the House of Mercy will hold its big toy distribution in partnership with Georgetown South Community Council.
With snow and later ice predicted to fall over the D.C. region Sunday, emergency responders urge drivers to remember some basic winter weather rules.
In one of the richest counties in the country, it might be surprising that some local college students are homeless and go without food.
Virginia has launched a mobile safety app that turns smart phones into crime-fighting devices.
A winter shelter in Woodbridge, Va., is under fire for its lack of safety.
It's been more than ten years that Mount Vernon has been offering the popular candlelit tours of the mansion for the Christmas holiday.
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