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Efficient driving can save money at the gas pump

There are ways to save money on gas. In fact, drivers can get gas for $2 a gallon, if they make several lifestyle changes.

Thursday - 03/22/2012, 08:11am EDT

Tags: gas, Colleen Kelleher, wtop saves you money

Check Caller ID to avoid scams

Think before picking up or returning calls to numbers you don't recognize. Calls from area codes such as 809, 284 or 876 might be attempts to rip you off.

Thursday - 03/08/2012, 09:48am EST

Tags: scams, telephone scams, fcc, AARP,

Masked gunmen rob George Mason students at home

A frightening home scenario played out in a townhouse across from George Mason University. Two armed gunmen broke into the home and threatened to kill the five young men inside before making off with thousands of dollars of electronic equipment.

Wednesday - 03/07/2012, 08:42am EST

Tags: Carriagepark Road, George Mason University, armed robbery, Colleen Kelleher

Growing number of people become 'super-commuters'

Some people are commuting hundreds of miles to get to work, using more than one mode of transportation to get to the office. The global economy and the growing number ways to communicate have led to more "super-commuters."

Monday - 02/27/2012, 06:32am EST

Tags: super commuter, commuting, sprawl & crawl,


Your routine may make sleep difficult

Do you find it tough to get to sleep? It could be you own fault. Lots of common routines make sleep more difficult.

Wednesday - 02/22/2012, 09:40am EST

Tags: sleep, sleep myths

Grandmother killed by Takoma Park fire

An early morning apartment fire killed a grandmother in Takoma Park, Md., Montgomery County fire officials say.

Monday - 02/20/2012, 11:30am EST

Tags: fire, Montgomery County Fire and Rescue Service, Scott Graham,

Gas prices up again

Gas prices are rising steadily. The latest WTOP "Pain in the Gas" survey shows the average price of a gallon of regular went up 4 cents to $3.67 over the past week.

Thursday - 02/16/2012, 03:34am EST

Tags: gas,

Delay gratification to save while shopping

When searching for deals, the right time to buy could depend on the month, season or even the time of day.

Wednesday - 02/01/2012, 08:41am EST

Tags: MainStreet

Tips to prevent gas thefts

After more than a dozen gas thefts regionally -- some of which involved holes in gas tanks -- AAA Mid-Atlantic warns drivers to be extra careful.

Tuesday - 01/31/2012, 11:24am EST

Tags: gas thefts, Annapolis, AAA Mid-Atlantic,

Women are better at parking than men, study finds

Parking can be a challenge for both men and women, but a new study of thousands of drivers finds that women tend to be better at parking than men.

Tuesday - 01/31/2012, 08:38am EST

Tags: NCP, parking, women, Men, study, who parks better,

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