Zebras get loose from Va. zoo, roam neighborhood

Two zebras from a Leesburg zoo escaped their enclosure and briefly wandered through a residential neighborhood before being captured.

Tuesday - 11/29/2011, 05:54pm EST

Body of missing boater found in Loudoun reservoir

The body of a missing boater has been recovered in a Loudoun County reservoir.

Monday - 11/28/2011, 04:33pm EST

Leesburg takes up the holiday display debate, again

Max Smith, WTOP news

Friday - 11/25/2011, 05:16pm EST


Loudoun Co. apartment building fire was accidental

Loudoun County officials have determined that a fire that displaced more than two dozen residents of Sterling apartment building was accidental.

Monday - 11/21/2011, 07:39am EST

Speed limit increase approved on stretch of Battlefield Parkway

The speed limit will be raised from 35 to 40 mph on the parkway between Kincaid Boulevard and Route 7.

Sunday - 11/20/2011, 08:00am EST

Northern Va. teacher resigns after drunk arrest

A Loudoun County school official says a middle school teacher charged with being drunk in public has resigned.

Wednesday - 11/16/2011, 10:34am EST

Dulles Toll Rd. tolls expected to climb to $8

The Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority predicted that by 2019 tolls would increase to as much as $21.50 round-trip.

Monday - 11/14/2011, 08:21am EST

Area airports among best, worst for delays

Three area airports are among the best and worst for flight delays in the United States.

Wednesday - 11/09/2011, 03:16pm EST

Incumbents ousted in Loudoun Co.

Michael Chapman ousted incumbent Loudoun County Sheriff Steve Simpson. Two incumbent supervisors lost their seats.

Wednesday - 11/09/2011, 05:36am EST

Voters to decide bond issues in Virginia

Polls in Virginia close at 7 p.m. Voters will choose state House and Senate representatives, as well as county leaders and school board members. Voters also will decide whether to spend millions on new schools and school renovations.

Tuesday - 11/08/2011, 08:56am EST

Naked man seen wandering at Dulles airport

An eyewitness tells WTOP a naked man was wandering around Dulles International Airport Monday morning.

Monday - 11/07/2011, 12:12pm EST

Va. GOP features graphic of 'zombie Obama' shot in head

A Loudoun County Republican Committee Halloween-themed graphic featuring a zombie President Barack Obama with a bullet hole in his forehead has provoked condemnations left and right.

Monday - 10/31/2011, 07:03pm EDT

Judge orders jail for accused Syrian spy from Va.

A Virginia man accused of acting as a Syrian spy is a flight risk and should remain in jail while he awaits trial, a federal judge ruled Friday.

Friday - 10/28/2011, 01:05pm EDT

1,000 to re-enact Civil War Battle of Ball's Bluff

A thousand re-enactors are gathering in Leesburg to recreate a Civil War battle nobody planned.

Saturday - 10/22/2011, 07:14am EDT

Dulles Rail Phase 2 contract, financing unresolved

Metro's Silver Line continues to rise over Tysons Corner and will be completed sometime in 2013, but the second phase of that extension to Dulles Airport still remains in doubt.

Thursday - 10/20/2011, 12:30pm EDT

Work begins on major Loudoun County development

Ground has been broken on a major development in Loudoun County that could change the face of the Dulles area and boost the trend toward developers paying for roads.

Wednesday - 10/19/2011, 03:23pm EDT

Major cost overrun concerns for Dulles Rail

The first phase of the Dulles Rail Project could go over budget by as much as $150 million.

Wednesday - 10/19/2011, 03:15pm EDT

Leesburg Council reverses 'war on Christmas'

Should it be "Merry Christmas," or "Happy Holidays"? A local government is weighing in with a reversal of the so-called "war on Christmas."

Monday - 10/17/2011, 06:04am EDT

Real estate agent in mortgage fraud scam pleads guilty

Diane Frederick Atari, of Ashburn, Va., has pleaded guilty to charges of making false statements to obtain credit, as well as grand larceny.

Sunday - 10/16/2011, 11:09am EDT

Cause still unknown in home explosion last December

An explosion that leveled a home in Chantilly nearly a year ago is still under investigation, and authorities can't seem to agree on exactly what caused it.

Friday - 10/14/2011, 03:33pm EDT
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