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Save money on a new roof by asking the right questions

Washington Consumers' Checkbook.org investigated how to get the best price for quality workmanship when replacing a roof.

Friday - 05/30/2014, 12:25pm EDT

Tags: roof replacement, WTOP Saves You Money, Checkbook.org, Kristi King

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Richmond son, D.C.-bound commutes 3 1/2 hours

Thurmond Alford Jr. tackles a 3 1/2-hour commute everyday, from south of Richmond to D.C., entailing a car ride, slugging from the commuter lot, two Metro lines and a walk.

Friday - 05/23/2014, 10:20am EDT

Tags: Commuter Idle, sprawl & crawl, Kristi King, Thurmond Alford, Chesterfield County

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Tips to save money at the grocery store

Food shopping can eat more of the budget than some people realize, but there are sneaky ways to save.

Friday - 05/23/2014, 09:18am EDT

Tags: grocery stores, grocery shopping, supermarket, shopping tips, Kristi King

Fairfax Co. board chairman plans to 'pull plug' on limits to home gatherings, events

The head of Fairfax County's governing board says she will vote to strike down a controversial zoning change that could limit the number of people who can visit a home and the frequency of gatherings.

Thursday - 05/22/2014, 08:29pm EDT

Tags: Fairfax County, Fairfax County Board of Supervisors, Sharon Bulova, home gatherings, Kristi King, Sarah Beth Hensley

Rock Creek Parkway reopens after car crashes into creek

All lanes of Rock Creek Parkway have reopened between Calvert Street and Virginia Avenue after a crash after a car drove off the road and into a nearby creek Thursday morning.

Thursday - 05/22/2014, 08:08am EDT

Tags: Rock Creek Parkway, Brian Huss, Kristi King, crash

Council member, neighbors fight odd-looking 'Pop Up' townhouses (Photos)

A town house transformation into a condo tower in a Northwest D.C. neighborhood is so remarkable, it may lead to a change in city regulations.

Wednesday - 05/21/2014, 04:29pm EDT

Tags: pop ups, Jim Graham, Kristi King, Andrew Wheeler, V Street Northwest

Research: Red-light infractions high over Memorial Day weekend

Drivers may have reason to be especially cautious at intersections over the upcoming Memorial Day holiday weekend after research shows a large number of red-light violations occur during the weekend.

Wednesday - 05/21/2014, 07:40am EDT

Tags: Memorial Day, travel, red-light camera, Kristi King

Fairfax County superintendent proposes changes to discipline policies

Fairfax County Public School are considering disciplinary policy changes that would shorten suspension times for most serious offenses.

Wednesday - 05/14/2014, 07:09am EDT

Tags: Kristi King, Fairfax County Public Schools, education, discipline, discipline policy

Adams Morgan residents react to reports of sexual assault in neighborhood

Metropolitan Police Department is investigating a report that as many as six people were involved in an attack in which a woman says she was beaten, robbed and sexually assaulted in Adams Morgan Sunday.

Tuesday - 05/13/2014, 11:13am EDT

Tags: Adams Morgan, Kristi King, Araz Alali, Jim Graham, D.C., sexual assault

Experts warn of tick threat during Tick-borne Disease Awareness Month

May has been proclaimed Tick-borne Disease Awareness Month in Maryland and public health leaders are making sure people in the D.C. region know the dangers of ticks and Lyme disease.

Monday - 05/12/2014, 12:17pm EDT

Tags: ticks, lyme disease, Get Ticked Off, Kristi King, Tick-borne Disease Awareness Month, Katherine A. Feldman

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