WTOP News Team

Newest 'SNL' cast member hails from UVa.

The University of Virginia has churned out another comedienne who will star on "Saturday Night Live."

Monday - 01/13/2014, 01:54pm EST

Prince William housing market rebounds

The housing market is showing a strong comeback in Prince William County.

Sunday - 01/12/2014, 12:19pm EST

Math rules at first D.C. Middle School Math Championship

About 100 students, from eight public middle schools from across the city, took part in a head-to-head competition in math, pre-algebra and algebra which was held Saturday morning at Stuart-Hobson Middle School in Northeast, DC.

Saturday - 01/11/2014, 04:28pm EST

How an iPad can prevent critical stroke injury

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.

Saturday - 01/11/2014, 11:58am EST

Public presents wish list to Fairfax County lawmakers

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.

Saturday - 01/04/2014, 05:10pm EST

New year brings old drinking and driving myths

Before the big New Year's celebration, it's time to bust some old myths when it come to drinking and driving.

Monday - 12/30/2013, 06:29am EST

Toby Keith restaurant in Va. bans guns, sparks uproar

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.

Saturday - 12/28/2013, 11:40pm EST

Lessons learned from a graveyard discovery at new school site

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.

Saturday - 12/28/2013, 08:40am EST

Va. grant awards $775K to Fairfax County Police Department for new equipment

Sometimes, crime does pay -- but in this case, it's not the criminals.

Friday - 12/27/2013, 05:43am EST

Fuel from Soviet warheads powered local homes

Converted fuel from 429 former Soviet nuclear warheads helped generate electricity at Virginia power plants during the past two decades.

Thursday - 12/26/2013, 05:28pm EST

Tips for coping with grief during the holidays

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.

Monday - 12/23/2013, 05:31am EST

Holidays inspire fake debt collectors

With so much shopping, scammers often use the holiday season to try to separate people from their money.

Sunday - 12/22/2013, 08:05am EST

Shoppers conflicted on Super Saturday

Super Saturday is the last Saturday before Christmas. Local shoppers had mixed feelings about whether the deals were really super.

Saturday - 12/21/2013, 05:17pm EST

UVA student wins a free trip to space

Patrick Carney beat out more than 1 million other contestants for the chance of a lifetime on board the XCOR Aerospace Lynx spacecraft.

Saturday - 12/21/2013, 07:07am EST

Study: Hospital beds found for most Va. psychiatric patients

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.

Friday - 12/20/2013, 05:35pm EST

Legislation in honor of Va. girl could change cancer research

The legacy of a 10-year-old Leesburg, Va., girl is living on after she lost her battle with childhood cancer in October.

Monday - 12/16/2013, 04:56am EST

Dozens of blackbirds found dead in Prince William

Prince William County police say dozens of blackbirds were found dead along a Nokesville Road and authorities are investigating the cause.

Friday - 12/13/2013, 03:58pm EST

Donations needed at Virginia food pantry

On Dec. 14, the House of Mercy will hold its big toy distribution in partnership with Georgetown South Community Council.

Sunday - 12/08/2013, 08:00am EST

Police offer driver safety tips ahead of wintry weather

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.

Saturday - 12/07/2013, 07:21am EST

Two students work to raise awareness about homeless college kids

In one of the richest counties in the country, it might be surprising that some local college students are homeless and go without food.

Friday - 12/06/2013, 05:57pm EST
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