Half of nation's wealthiest counties are in Washington region

New Census Bureau data shows nearly half of the nation's 20 wealthiest counties, based on median household income, are in the Washington region.

Thursday - 12/12/2013, 02:22pm EST

Mars co-owner pleads guilty in fatal Va. crash

An owner of candy company Mars pleaded guilty Thursday to reckless driving but will not serve jail time for causing a crash that killed an 86-year-old woman.

Thursday - 12/05/2013, 01:20pm EST

Loudoun County teacher accused of coming to school drunk

A gym teacher at Cedar Lane Elementary School in Ashburn, Va., is accused of coming to school drunk Wednesday morning and is now facing charges for his alleged conduct.

Thursday - 12/05/2013, 12:06pm EST

Dead animals found under Va. bridge weren't domestic

Loudoun County Animal Services says none of the animals left skinned and under a bridge last month was domesticated. For example, none was a dog - they were all wildlife.

Tuesday - 12/03/2013, 09:27pm EST

Ousted Va. delegate seeks Senate seat

Va. delegate who lost June primary announces bid for state Senate seat

Tuesday - 12/03/2013, 12:48pm EST

Va. man racks up more than $200K bill for unpaid Dulles Toll Road fine

A Virginia man racked up a more than $200,000 bill after he neglected to pay for commuting on the Dulles Tolls Road more than three years ago.

Thursday - 11/21/2013, 09:22am EST

Undeclared weapons seized at Dulles airport

A cache of firearms was sezied last week at Washington Dulles International Airport, officials say.

Wednesday - 11/20/2013, 05:29pm EST

Va. officials revisit canine cold case 2 years after dog poisonings

It's been two years since two dogs were possibly poisoned in Leesburg and animal service officers are still hoping to solve the cold case.

Saturday - 11/16/2013, 09:32am EST
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Loudoun to D.C. on 'Redskins': Mind your own business

Soon after the D.C. Council adopted a symbolic resolution, calling on the Redskins to change the team name, a very different message emerged across the Potomac River in Loudoun County, Va.

Friday - 11/08/2013, 08:16am EST

Bridge work to cause delays on Sycolin Road in Loudoun County

Drivers who take Sycolin Road in Loudoun County will experience delays for the next two weeks, as crews begin working on a bridge beam.

Monday - 11/04/2013, 06:38pm EST

Mars co-owner charged in northern Va. fatal crash

Warrant: Mars co-owner told witness she fell asleep before fatal crash in Va.

Wednesday - 10/30/2013, 04:20pm EDT

4th man wanted in connection with Purcellville home invasion

A fourth person is wanted in connection with a Loudoun County home invasion robbery. Two men are already in custody.

Wednesday - 10/30/2013, 04:14pm EDT

Va. gov. calls Greenway tolls a burden on working families

Gov. Bob McDonnell says Virginia should review its contract with the owners of a private toll road in Loudoun County to determine whether anything can be done to clamp down on the rising tolls.

Wednesday - 10/30/2013, 07:00am EDT

Va. man arrested for serial sexual display on a bus

A 19-year-old Virginia man was charged with obscene sexual display after authorities say he exposed himself inappropriately multiple times on a bus.

Tuesday - 10/29/2013, 03:33pm EDT

'The Butler' revisted as Lee Daniels comes to Va.

WTOP Film Critic Jason Fraley describes his "cleansing" experience watching "The Butler" for a second time, followed by a Q&A with director Lee Daniels and writer Wil Haygood.

Tuesday - 10/29/2013, 10:05am EDT

Maid service owner accused in $100K Loudoun jewelry theft

A woman who owns a maid service is accused of stealing more than $100,000 in jewelry from a Loudoun County home this month, and authorities think she may have stolen from other homes in the area.

Monday - 10/28/2013, 12:45pm EDT

Loudoun County 10-year-old cancer philanthropist dies after battle with brain tumor

A 10-year-old Loudoun County girl who turned her inoperable brain tumor into a crusade for childhood cancer research died Sunday.

Monday - 10/28/2013, 08:43am EDT

Middleburg Film Fest brings Sundance to Va.

WTOP Film Critic Jason Fraley visits the first ever Middleburg Film Festival in Middleburg, Va.

Sunday - 10/27/2013, 05:07pm EDT
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Weekend Wakeup: Marathon to close roads, Metro stations

Drivers coming into D.C. and Arlington should be prepared for widespread road closures as the Marine Corps Marathon gets underway Sunday.

Sunday - 10/27/2013, 08:12am EDT

New movie theater at Dulles Town Center may serve beer and wine

The owners of the Regal Cinemas theater opening next year at Dulles Town Center appear to be interested in possibly letting the establishment serve beer and wine.

Friday - 10/25/2013, 12:56pm EDT
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