WTOP News Team
On Dec. 14, the House of Mercy will hold its big toy distribution in partnership with Georgetown South Community Council.
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.
In one of the richest counties in the country, it might be surprising that some local college students are homeless and go without food.
Virginia has launched a mobile safety app that turns smart phones into crime-fighting devices.
A winter shelter in Woodbridge, Va., is under fire for its lack of safety.
It's been more than ten years that Mount Vernon has been offering the popular candlelit tours of the mansion for the Christmas holiday.
You better watch out as Santa Claus is coming to town when tickets for the VRE's popular Santa Train go on sale Monday, Nov. 25 at 9 a.m.
Saturday morning, a crowd of other U.S. Park Police officers and supporters gathered for the 120-mile Polar Bear Poker Run, a motorcycle ride benefited Officer Billy Brancato, who suffered a life changing injury while on duty nearly two years ago.
The ribbon was officially cut Friday morning for the new Tanger Outlets at National Harbor.
Months after graves were found on the future site of a new high school in Prince William County, two county supervisors are calling for new rules about dealing with previously undocumented gravesites.
On the day after Thanksgiving, here are some ideas to kick off the holiday season after stuffing yourself with turkey.
The attorney general's race in Virginia is not officially over and most likely it'll be headed for a recount. But regardless of the recount results, the race could end up being decided by the state's General Assembly.
There are plenty of awards ceremonies, but on Saturday, a powerful one at the Renaissance Washington Hotel honored the country's bravest.
A committee of Metro's board has approved a ban on smoking at its bus stops, bus shelters and bus bays.
Fairfax County is investigating a voting discrepancy from Tuesday's election that could impact who wins the attorney general's election, which is likely headed to a recount.
On Veterans Day, a local bridal store will give away wedding gowns to thank our nation's military brides.
There are more and more stories of coyote sightings in the Washington area. But it's not just coyotes; it's bears, raccoons and other wildlife as well.
Often, when disaster hits, special teams are sent in to comfort and give hope and comfort victims who are left struggling emotionally.
If you are at the Marine Corps Marathon on Sunday, you might want to cheer on the TAPS (Tragedy Assistance Program for Survivors) Run and Remember Team.
An Aireloom Mattress is a must-have for celebrities but would you spend 15,000 for one?