WTOP News Team
Prince William County's public school system is growing by about 2,000 new students each year. So the county is set to build a new high school. But what's been discovered is a graveyard predating the Civil War at the 110-acre site for the new school. It may need to be unearthed and moved.
A nearly 4-month-old border-collie mix is recovering from surgery after the pup reportedly plunged two stories to the ground -- but no one's been charged.
It's not what anyone would expect to see in the middle of a popular, busy outdoor shopping center: A small, private cemetery.
Two Alexandria women, who are friends and running partners, cooked up an idea that is giving women who are getting out of jail a second chance.
Zoo-goers made a bee-line for the giant panda exhibit to celebrate the news of a new panda cub at the National Zoo Saturday.
Crews are working to repair the damage a water main break caused a town home community in Prince William County Sunday night.
The unveiling of a new 9/11 memorial is set for Sept. 11 in Prince William County, but it needs to be built first.
A local church offers a twist on the usual Sunday services - here, you can get God and walk your dog.
The weather was great for doing some fishing Saturday. But this story isn't just about fishing. It's about a program that reaches out to wounded warriors who are the "Reel American Heroes."
If you head to Nationals Park you might not see their handiwork, but neighbors are taking pride in the waterfront that's just across the street from the stadium.
It's like watching the Super Bowl at a local bar. But instead, this is all about online gamers and the global phenomenon is just starting to take off in the U.S.
Have you ever wanted to run with the bulls but can't make it to Spain? You might get a chance to and at a much closer location.
It was robotic rumble time at the Manassas Museum Saturday. Students from Metz and Manassas Park Middle Schools were battling it out in a robotic competition as part of the grand finale of the week-long robotics camp held at Metz Middle School.
School supplies and more than 5,000 backpacks were given away at the Prince Georges County Public Schools' back-to-school fair held Saturday at the Show Place Arena in Upper Marlboro.
Adolescents who smoke pot regularly may suffer long-term problems, including permanent brain damage. However, according to a study from the University of Maryland School of Medicine, the same isn't true for adult smokers.
You're running late and you hit another traffic light. Be warned: This is national Stop on Red Week. Police are on the lookout for red-light runners all week.
Governor Bob McDonnell is celebrating the uptick in popularity of the markets by declaring this week Virginia Farmers Market Week across the state.
A Virginia-based salon company is doing what it can to help needy students look their best at the start of this school year, one hair cut at a time.
When you think of the deadliest month to drive, the height of summer travel probably doesn't come to mind. But if you're planning a road trip soon during the dog days of summer, plan to use extra caution out on the road.
It's loved for more than its fresh produce and locally- sourced food items. As one patron describes, the farmers market in Del Ray in Alexandria is the kick-off of the neighborhood's social weekend.