WTOP News Team

Volunteers clean up Anacostia waterfront

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.

Saturday - 08/17/2013, 04:26pm EDT

300 gather in D.C. for Super Bowl of online gaming

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.

Monday - 08/12/2013, 05:34am EDT

Forget about Spain: Run with the bulls in Va.

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.

Sunday - 08/11/2013, 02:29pm EDT

Virginia is for robots; kids camp looks to future

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.

Saturday - 08/10/2013, 11:24pm EDT

Prince George's students gear up for new school year

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.

Saturday - 08/10/2013, 08:55pm EDT

Unlike adult use, teen pot smoking causes long-term damage

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.

Tuesday - 08/06/2013, 06:11am EDT

Put on the brakes! It's 'Stop on Red Week'

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.

Monday - 08/05/2013, 05:26am EDT

Va. begins a week of celebrating farmers markets

Governor Bob McDonnell is celebrating the uptick in popularity of the markets by declaring this week Virginia Farmers Market Week across the state.

Sunday - 08/04/2013, 06:39pm EDT

A hair cut to start off the school year right

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.

Saturday - 08/03/2013, 06:51am EDT

Watch the roads: August is the deadliest driving month

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.

Saturday - 08/03/2013, 05:37am EDT

WTOP's Top 10: The best farmers market

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.

Monday - 07/29/2013, 03:04pm EDT

Pro-Snowden signs posted at Pentagon Metro station (VIDEO)

A coalition of current and former military members, police and other public officials have posted three back-lit signs at the Pentagon Metro station in support of NSA-leaker Edward Snowden and urging military personnel to uphold their oath to the U.S. Constitution.

Monday - 07/29/2013, 02:05pm EDT
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Sunday is last chance to catch Shark Weekend at National Aquarium

Shark Weekend is in its 14th year with the main focus of promoting shark conservation.

Sunday - 07/28/2013, 09:03am EDT

2nd man sentenced in Loudoun couple's beating

Darwin Bowman was sentenced to 43 years in prison for a savage attack that killed William Bennett and left his wife Cynthia clinging to life.

Saturday - 07/27/2013, 01:11pm EDT

Va. animal shelter needs help containing outbreak

About a dozen dogs at the Fairfax County Animal Shelter are showing signs of an upper respiratory illness and one has died of dog pneumonia.

Saturday - 07/27/2013, 08:17am EDT

Dog-washing drive benefits veterans' groups

The dog daycare franchise Dogtopia declares this National Wash Your Dog Day, and they're doing it for a good cause.

Sunday - 07/21/2013, 06:56am EDT

Huntington levee project to begin

Sunday - 07/07/2013, 02:56am EDT

New commuter lot opens in Northern Va.

A new commuter lot is set to open, offering more options for Virginia commuters.

Saturday - 07/06/2013, 07:43am EDT

Lack of evidence to back dog poisoning claim in Logan Circle

Reports that someone was leaving poisoned dog treats in Logan Circle are unfounded, says the Washington Humane Society.

Monday - 07/01/2013, 12:50pm EDT

Mt. Vernon won't wait for dark for Fourth fireworks

Fireworks on the Fourth - that's pretty patriotic. But how about catching early fireworks at the home of one of the Founding Fathers?

Sunday - 06/30/2013, 07:01am EDT
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