A single mother in D.C. is searching for work after she was laid off from her job of nearly 30 years.
There may have been some warning signs before a 5-foot water main burst in Chevy Chase this week.
A former D.C. police officer was sentenced to two lifetime terms plus 20 years without parole for killing his mistress and their baby daughter.
The Washington Home & Garden Show runs March 22-24 at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center and includes hundreds of outdoor and indoor home decorating ideas.
A woman is dead and the hit-and-run driver who D.C. Police say is responsible is under arrest.
One of five known manuscripts of Abraham Lincoln's Gettysburg Address is going on display at the Library of Congress.
A 14-year-old student who brought a pellet gun to school in Northeast Washington was arrested after a classmate told a teacher he'd seen the gun.
It works to find love, so it could work to find a job. That's the idea behind a new job-searching service that matches teachers with schools using online matchmaking technology.
This week's Pet of the Week is Carmen. She enjoys snuggling, playing and needs a loving home.
Citing the District's strong financial policies, Standard & Poor's has raised the city's credit rating even though federal budget cuts could limit the District's future revenue growth.
D.C. Mayor Vincent Gray has selected a new deputy mayor for education.
District of Columbia officials say there were three city fire department ambulances that could have transported a seriously injured police officer who had to wait 15 minutes for an ambulance from Prince George's County.
The public opening of "Elephant Trails" at the Smithsonian's National Zoo Saturday marks a major expansion for the Asian elephant exhibit.
A man was killed after being shot in the head Thursday morning near Farragut Square in D.C.
Speaking on WTOP Thursday, the Archbishop of Washington described how the atmosphere changed among the cardinals the moment they entered the Sistine Chapel and how the cardinals knew Jorge Bergoglio would be the next pope.
From a program for soldiers interested in animal training to pet abuse centers, here are a few features offered by the Washington Humane Society that you may not know about.
After drawing national attention with his 13-hour filibuster on the government's use of drones, Sen. Rand Paul has emerged as a potential new leader of the Republican Party. But he doesn't necessarily see himself in that position.
The latest effort to get the Redskins to change the team's name comes from several House Democrats in the form of a new bill seeking to void the Redskins trademark.
The Washington Ballet will perform "Cinderella" at the Kennedy Center this week. WTOP Living caught up with the director to talk about the story behind the ballet.
The District's top chefs and restaurateurs gathered at The Hamilton in D.C. Tuesday to hear the finalists of the 2013 RAMMY Awards. Here are this year's nominees.