WTOP News Team
Even though the weather was beautiful, the mood outside the Marine Corps Barracks on Sunday in Southeast D.C. was solemn.
It was a busy day at National Airport on Saturday - a large-scale emergency response drill was taking place where first responders were dealing with a mock plane crash involving more than 100 passengers. At the same time, new technology was being used that makes it easier to keep tabs on the injured.
A mother from Spotsylvania, Va. who lost her son to teen violence nearly eight years ago, continues fighting to raise awareness in hopes that other parents won't have to live her nightmare.
The Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority is planning to overhaul the toll collection system used along the 14-mile Dulles Toll Road including phasing in of more plaza lanes for E-ZPass users.
Their mission is clear. "We're the safety net. We're there to make sure that transportation is not a barrier to health care for people," says Steven Craven, chairman of Angel Flight Mid-Atlantic.
Saturday marked the annual Dulles Day celebration of the airport, and the centerpiece of the festivities was the 21st annual Plane Pull.
A special dog with a knack for comforting wounded warriors vanished in July on Maryland's Eastern Shore. But through Facebook thousands of people are coming together to find Abby.
A Haymarket man has fallen for a scam after the scammers threatened to arrest him and police are warning residents to be wary of such swindles.
A steady stream of firefighters stopped by a Capitol Hill bar Monday morning for "Breakfast for Boston," a fundraiser for the family of a fallen D.C. firefighter.
Arlington National Cemetery is coming up on a milestone anniversary with special events scheduled for next spring. The cemetery recently announced plans to commemorate its 150 years.
It began as a way to raise money for the community and now it's the place to be during the holiday weekend. So what makes the Greenbelt Labor Day Festival unique?
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."
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