Costly cold: Region's electric bills up this winter

Layers just haven't been enough this winter, so people have cranked the heat and left it on.

Wednesday - 03/05/2014, 06:37am EST

Buy or rent? Pros and cons to consider

The online real estate company Trulia estimates that it's 34 percent cheaper to buy than rent a home in D.C., Maryland and Virginia.

Wednesday - 03/05/2014, 06:24am EST

Will new pot law lead to more impaired driving?

John Townsend, with AAA Mid-Atlantic, fears the decriminalization of small amount of marijuana might lead to more people driving under the influence of marijuana and causing more traffic crashes.

Wednesday - 03/05/2014, 05:44am EST

Kennedy Center plans Iberian festival, new musical

Kennedy Center plans festival of arts from Spain, Portugal, along with new musical in DC

Wednesday - 03/05/2014, 05:34am EST

Tips for safe winter bicycling

Bicyclists have to deal with occluded bike lanes and icy patches -- and drivers should plan accordingly.

Wednesday - 03/05/2014, 04:44am EST

Crime Museum opens exhibit with immigration agency

Crime Museum in DC to open new exhibit with US Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency

Wednesday - 03/05/2014, 03:51am EST

Georgetown beats No. 13 Creighton 75-63

D'Vauntes Smith-Rivera had 18 points and a career-high 12 rebounds Tuesday night, and Georgetown frustrated Doug McDermott until late in the game, holding off a rally led by the nation's leading scorer in a 75-63 win over No. 13 Creighton.

Tuesday - 03/04/2014, 11:30pm EST

Gray to Secret Service: Don't close 14th Street

D.C. Mayor Vincent Gray complains to the Secret Service for closing portions of 14th Street Tuesday, causing gridlock.

Tuesday - 03/04/2014, 06:36pm EST

Under Armour Brand House coming to Georgetown

Another athletic gear purveyor is planting its flag in Georgetown: Under Armour Brand House will open in the former Nathans space at Wisconsin and M street NW.

Tuesday - 03/04/2014, 03:55pm EST

DC gives final approval to pot decriminalization

The D.C. Council will take a final vote on a bill that would decriminalize possession of small amounts of marijuana.

Tuesday - 03/04/2014, 03:49pm EST

GSA wants civilian cybersecurity center in D.C. region

The administrator of the General Services Administration wants to establish a civilian cybersecurity center in the Washington, D.C. metro area.

Tuesday - 03/04/2014, 03:26pm EST

Closings, delays continue after latest snowstorm

Closing, delays continue as temperatures dip after latest snowstorm

Tuesday - 03/04/2014, 12:51pm EST

Nationals set anthem auditions

The Washington Nationals is accepting applicants to perform the national anthem during the upcoming season.

Tuesday - 03/04/2014, 11:44am EST

Eat pancakes, save lives Tuesday

It's Shrove Tuesday, also known to many as "National Pancake Day."

Tuesday - 03/04/2014, 10:26am EST

Chickpeas please D.C. eaters, 'Today' show viewers

D.C.-based 2Armadillos makes and sells crispy chickpeas. With a little national exposure, business for the new company is booming.

Tuesday - 03/04/2014, 09:28am EST

West Coast steakhouse Mastro's will take M&S Grill space in Metro Center

Mastro's, an upscale steakhouse and seafood restaurant new to the Washington region, will fill the shuttered M&S Grill restaurant space at the corner of 13th and F streets NW,

Tuesday - 03/04/2014, 08:46am EST

Cycloramic app takes hands-free 360-degree imagery (Video)

Cycloramic just may be the app that you never knew you needed. See video of how it works to give you 180-degree or 360-degree panoramic photo images or video, hands-free.

Tuesday - 03/04/2014, 08:40am EST

National parks in DC area called $929 million boon

National Park Service says visitors to Washington-area parks spent nearly $929 million in 2012

Tuesday - 03/04/2014, 08:35am EST

WTOP Guide: Mardi Gras parties around town

Fat Tuesday is a time to eat and be merry because the following day marks the beginning of Lent, when observers typically give up something for 40 days.

Tuesday - 03/04/2014, 05:17am EST

New law buries D.C.'s power lines

Things are about to go down in the District - power lines, to be exact.

Tuesday - 03/04/2014, 12:10am EST
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