WTOP News Team
D.C. Councilmember Tommy Wells is calling on the D.C. Council to pass a bill that decriminalizes the possession of small amounts of marijuana.
The second annual MRE Cook-Off was held on Saturday at the Marine Corps Museum.
Super Bowl Sunday means more police patrols are on the roads looking for drunk drivers.
A Leesburg man was sentenced to 12 years in prison for selling oxycodone to teens, including a young man who died of an overdose.
It's a small town in Prince William County with a population of about 1,900. But the town is once again without its police chief since he's been suspended again.
In a short time -- from Jan. 7 to Jan. 15 -- a rash of military deaths claimed the lives of at least 12 service members. Nine died within 24 hours.
The debate on improving Virginia's mental health system is now expanding to include inmates.
One Saturday morning event took place at the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial in West Potomac Park in Southeast, D.C. About 150 volunteers honored Dr. King through their service.
In her State of the County address, Fairfax County Board Chair Sharon Bulova says education and funding public schools will be a major focus of the board's time in the coming year.
Parents need to put their foot down when it comes to electronics in the bedroom.
Fairfax County school officials are still weighing their options as they consider delaying start times for high school students.
The University of Virginia has churned out another comedienne who will star on "Saturday Night Live."
The housing market is showing a strong comeback in Prince William County.
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.
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.
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.
Before the big New Year's celebration, it's time to bust some old myths when it come to drinking and driving.
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.
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.
Sometimes, crime does pay -- but in this case, it's not the criminals.
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