WTOP News Team

Taxpayers on the hook for politician's legal fees

Citing Virginia law, residents have to pay $30,000, the cost of Eugene Delgaudio's defense fund.

Saturday - 07/26/2014, 05:54pm EDT

Springfield Town Center Phase 1 to open Fall 2014

There's a compete transformation that's happening to the Springfield Mall. The mall was basically razed and now in its place will be the rising of a new Springfield Town Center.

Saturday - 07/26/2014, 03:25pm EDT

Mental health classes teach value of early intervention

The mental health first-aid program was first researched and launched in Australia, and has been in the U.S. for the last 4 to 5 years. Rhonda Williams, a licensed clinical social worker, is one of the mental health first-aid instructors for the City of Alexandria. She says the city has been offering the mental health first-aid classes for about two years.

Tuesday - 07/22/2014, 04:59am EDT

Fairfax police seek suspects in ATM skimmer cases (Photos)

Police are looking to the public to catch ATM scammers who recently hit four ATMs in Fairfax County. Similar cases have been reported in Loudoun and Stafford counties.

Monday - 07/21/2014, 04:00pm EDT
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In its 35th year, NASA Goddard still shoots for the moon

On the 45th anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing, NASA called on all model rocketeers.

Sunday - 07/20/2014, 05:19pm EDT

December trial date set for Va. lawmaker

If convicted, State Delegate Joseph Morrissey could go to jail for 41 years.

Sunday - 07/20/2014, 03:07am EDT

Doctor arrested in Prince William County as part of prescription drug sting

Police arrested a Northern Virginia doctor as part of a drug investigation.

Thursday - 07/17/2014, 07:07am EDT

Virginia officials to conduct Rt. 28 congestion study

Route 28, one of Northern Virginia's busiest roads, will be scrutinized this summer.

Monday - 07/14/2014, 06:03am EDT

In Northern Va., a troubling string of drownings

Local families are still reeling from the sudden deaths.

Sunday - 07/13/2014, 03:22am EDT
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Higher-capacity Metro buses coming to busy corridors

Starting Aug. 25, the Georgia Avenue and 14th Street corridors will get extended buses that can hold more people.

Friday - 07/11/2014, 09:28am EDT

Prince William County renews fight for deportation figures

Prince William County will consider filing a Freedom of Information request to get information on the whereabouts of thousands of immigrants who were arrested and handed over to Immigration and Customs for deportation.

Monday - 07/07/2014, 04:41pm EDT

Chesapeake Bay's dead zones growing

Dead zones in the Chesapeake Bay are growing.

Monday - 07/07/2014, 01:50pm EDT

Safety drill conducted ahead of Silver Line opening

The first phase of the new Metro line is aerial, which makes rescue a challenge.

Sunday - 06/29/2014, 03:01pm EDT

Local war hero who appeared in movie to retire from Army

Col. Gregory Gadson says although he plans on retiring from the Army this year after 25 years of service, he will continue to share his life and make a difference.

Saturday - 06/28/2014, 04:31pm EDT
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American flag allowed after couple told otherwise

A couple ordered by a McLean, Virginia condominium building's management to remove an American flag hanging on the balcony will get to fly the stars and stripes.

Friday - 06/27/2014, 12:54pm EDT

Yogis flock to Virginia to celebrate summer solstice

It's the first day of summer and the longest day of the year. Why not celebrate with a little yoga?

Saturday - 06/21/2014, 07:26pm EDT

McAuliffe expects proposed Bi-County Parkway would deserve funding, help Dulles

During a stop in Loudoun County this week, Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe said that the proposed Bi-County Parkway would help Dulles International Airport Grow.

Friday - 06/20/2014, 04:12pm EDT

Babysitter charged with raping 9-year-old girl

A man who babysat a Fairfax County girl is charged with raping her.

Friday - 06/20/2014, 10:24am EDT

Checkout system bugs the latest problem to plague Target

Target has run into more problems after last year's security data breach exposed tens-of-thousands of its customers' personal information.

Monday - 06/16/2014, 12:53pm EDT

Pancreatic Cancer Advocacy Day highlights awareness

Pancreatic cancer is a ruthless killer that's predicted to become the nation's second deadliest form of cancer by 2020. Pancreatic Cancer Advocacy Day is Tuesday.

Monday - 06/16/2014, 06:14am EDT
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