Blood test for Alzheimer's risk could be a breakthrough

A research team has come up with a blood test that identifies those at risk of getting Alzheimer's disease within three years.

Monday - 03/10/2014, 05:14am EDT

Hotels.com: Washington eighth-most popular spot for visitors

Hotels.com's annual rankings of vacation destinations has Washington as the eighth-most popular spot for American travelers in 2013, even as hotel room rates slipped a bit.

Monday - 03/10/2014, 04:09am EDT

U Street Flea Market survives winter hiccups

The grand opening for the U Street Flea Market is now scheduled for March 29

Monday - 03/10/2014, 03:32am EDT

Stabbing outside H Street nightclub

An argument outside a nightclub on H Street in the District on Saturday night ended with one man stabbed and another under arrest.

Sunday - 03/09/2014, 09:05pm EDT

Resident cites DC police inaction during brawl

Witnesses saw a crowd of 20 to 30 people fighting in a Northeast neighborhood.

Sunday - 03/09/2014, 06:45pm EDT

Parishioners at Ukrainian Catholic National Shrine speak out

WTOP's Dick Uliano

Sunday - 03/09/2014, 01:15am EST

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Stabbing shuts down DC metro station

Police reported a stabbing at the Stadium Armory Station.

Saturday - 03/08/2014, 04:25am EST

New DC liquor laws take effect

A number of new liquor laws have taken effect in the District, which now allow alcohol to be bought, sold, and delivered seven days a week.

Saturday - 03/08/2014, 02:35am EST

Cherry blossom peak dates announced

National Park Service officials made the bloom prediction Tuesday as organizers announced plans for this year's National Cherry Blossom Festival.

Saturday - 03/08/2014, 12:09am EST
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Deputy DC fire chief describes culture of fear

Deputy DC fire chief says culture of fear is partly to blame for lack of help to stricken man

Friday - 03/07/2014, 06:10pm EST

Group protests Dalai Lama during his D.C. visit

Protesters outside the Washington National Cathedral Friday morning expressed their dissatisfaction with the Dalai Lama, who was speaking at the church.

Friday - 03/07/2014, 05:01pm EST
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D.C. firefighter charged with filling fake prescriptions

A DC firefighter was arrested for filling fake prescriptions while wearing his uniform, the second District firefighter arrested this week.

Friday - 03/07/2014, 04:13pm EST

High-speed crash closes streets near Capitol

Car becomes airborne, crashes into tree near US Capitol; area streets closed

Friday - 03/07/2014, 01:49pm EST

Wizards help fight against 'the R-word'

"The use of the 'R-word,' which is 'retarded,' is a derogatory word, a dehumanizing word," says Steve Hocker, president of Special Olympics District of Columbia.

Friday - 03/07/2014, 01:44pm EST

Micro hotel rooms pitched for Dupont Underground

Staying overnight in a sub-200-square-foot subterranean hotel room without windows might not be most people's idea of the ideal D.C. vacation, but the notion could be the spark to turn Dupont Underground from dream to reality.

Friday - 03/07/2014, 12:15pm EST

Boil-water order ends in D.C.

The boil water advisory in Northwest D.C. has been lifted by DC Water.

Friday - 03/07/2014, 11:56am EST

'Shadow campaign' architect close to reaching plea deal

The man considered the architect of a "shadow campaign" that helped finance Mayor Vincent Gray's 2010 mayor race is expected to be close to reaching a deal with prosecutors - just weeks before voters will decide whether Gray should have another round in the mayor's office.

Friday - 03/07/2014, 11:26am EST

Is the monocle the next big trend for D.C.?

The New York Times says the monocle will be the next big trend. But will it transfer to D.C.?

Friday - 03/07/2014, 10:36am EST

Ill. congressman wants to permanently end web tax

Illinois congressman introduces proposal to permanently end tax on internet services

Friday - 03/07/2014, 06:08am EST

D.C. program to catch bad tickets is not working properly

Two years after the District of Columbia began the TicPix program to catch erroneous parking tickets, a top official admits it has not worked as planned.

Friday - 03/07/2014, 04:34am EST
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