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Va. and Md. are not among most peaceful states

Maine is ranked No. 1 as the most peaceful state on a list out by the Institute for Economics and Peace. Find out where Virginia and Maryland rank when it comes to homicides, violent crime, incarceration rates, police force size and availability of small arms.

Tuesday - 04/24/2012, 03:36am EDT

Tags: Hank Silverberg, peace index, Crime, peaceful cities

Virginia starts charging for E-ZPass transponders

Drivers in Virginia will now have to pay for the convenience of zipping through an increasing number of toll facilities.

Friday - 04/20/2012, 04:49am EDT

Tags: E-Z Pass transponder, Hank Silverberg, E-ZPass, tolls, express lanes

Plans moving ahead for I-95 tolls

There could be some idea by the end of May where new toll facilities will be placed on Interstate 95 in Virginia, as well as an estimate on how much they might cost.

Thursday - 04/19/2012, 05:29am EDT

Tags: tolls, I-95, Virginia Department of Transportation, E-ZPass, Hank Silverberg, Michael Estes

Simple tax advice for filing late

The clock is ticking toward the midnight tax filing deadline.

Monday - 04/16/2012, 06:31am EDT

Tags: Hank Silverberg, Eva Rosenberg, taxes, tax mama

Key vote could affect price of Dulles Toll Road tolls

A key vote in the Virginia General Assembly next week could determine how much commuters pay to travel one of the region's biggest roadways.

Friday - 04/13/2012, 09:10am EDT

Tags: Hank Silverberg, Dulles Toll Road, Bob McDonnell, tolls

Underwater battle pits robots against each other

More than 80 high school teams from across the country, including some from Virginia, Maryland and D.C., will use robots to carry underwater buckets from one side of a pool to the other.

Thursday - 04/12/2012, 09:15am EDT

Tags: Hank Silverberg, robots, seaperch

Long chosen as Fairfax Co. executive

The region's largest jurisdiction has a new administrator. Fairfax County supervisors appointed 59-year-old Edward L. Long Jr. county executive.

Wednesday - 04/11/2012, 05:35am EDT

Tags: edward long, Fairfax County Executive, Hank Silverberg, Anthony Griffin

Names proposed for 8 new Silver Line stations

What's the big deal about a Metro station name? A lot if its where you need to get off the train.

Wednesday - 04/11/2012, 04:58am EDT

Tags: Silver Line, Metro, Hank Silverberg

Take a Civil War tour with your computer mouse

Events around the country are planned to commemorate the 150th anniversary of the Civil War, and now's there's an easy way to get a feel for the complete scope of celebrations.

Friday - 04/06/2012, 09:20am EDT

Tags: Hank Silverberg, Civil War 150th Anniversary, National Park Service, Bill Line, Civil War

First coyote caught on tape in Arlington (VIDEO)

Coyotes have been spotted across the capital region before, but it has never been confirmed that the shy canines prowl through heavily populated Arlington County. Until now.

Wednesday - 04/04/2012, 06:54am EDT

Tags: coyote, Hank Silverberg, Potomac Overlook Regional Park, Arlington County

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