WTOP News Team
Several parts of the D.C. region have the highest percentages of commuters in the country, including one county at the very top of the list.
With the D.C. primary less than a year away, a second candidate made it official on Saturday, as Ward 6 Council member Tommy Wells told a crowd of supporters in the rain, "I am officially running to be mayor of our great city, Washington, D.C."
One young girl has traveled to the U.S. with a dream of getting out a message about her illness and her mom by her side.
Residents and local government leaders are reeling after finding out that the Boston bombing suspect was buried in their county in Virginia.
Scrabble-mania ran wild in D.C. on Saturday, the second and final day of the 11th annual National School Scrabble competition.
The FBI says the sex trafficking of U.S. teens is the second fastest growing crime in America. The greater D.C. area is a hot spot for this form of modern day slavery.
If one man's trash is another man's treasure, what about taking that trash and using it to power a car?
Police in Maryland, D.C. and Virginia all organized drug drop off sites Saturday to encourage residents to properly dispose of unneeded medication and to keep drugs out of the hands of would-be abusers.
The Olympic gold medalist and her mother paid the Washington area a visit to honor the nonprofit Our Military Kids at its 2013 celebration.
Alexandria celebrates Earth Day with a fashion show, water exhibits and beautiful weather.
The question many people are asking is, "Why?" Why did two brothers who lived in the U.S. for almost a decade orchestrate such a heinous crime as the Boston bombings?
The nation's first national digital public library will give visitors access to digital material from the best libraries in the country.
At airports across the country, flight attendants are handing out leaflets and trying to get the public to support their efforts to keep small knives off of airplanes.
Virginia is close to following the lead of D.C. and Maryland when it comes to texting while driving as a law regarding the issue heads down the final stretch, with one final hurdle to clear.
A month after a Fredericksburg couple won a Powerball jackpot, a Leesburg woman comes close to repeating the feat and collects her own lottery prize.
A prominent leader who guided U.S. troops through parts of the Iraq and Afghanistan wars is still concerned about men and women in uniform.
Ten middle school teams from Prince William County are traveling to California to compete in the VEX World Tournament of robotics.
Virginia's Executive Mansion, the home of the state's governor, turned 200-years old on March 13.
He's only 7, but this Prince William County kid is already getting his big break in Hollywood.
One hundred years ago this Sunday, more than 5,000 women marched in Washington for voting rights.