New safeguards to catch parking tickets mailed to innocent drivers

Several months after a WTOP Ticketbuster investigation into erroneous parking tickets getting mailed to innocent people, the District's top parking enforcement agency is making changes.

Friday - 09/19/2014, 07:31pm EDT

Weekend brings last gasp of summer before fall arrives

Enjoy the final days before the official arrival of fall because it is going to feel more like summer here in the D.C. area!

Friday - 09/19/2014, 05:39pm EDT

9 injured when Metro bus rear-ends another

A Metro bus rear-ended another Friday afternoon, sending a handful of people to a local hospital.

Friday - 09/19/2014, 03:41pm EDT

Washington ranks No. 4 for millionaires

The Washington region is rich with millionaires, ranking No. 4 in the nation for high net wealth individuals in 2013.

Friday - 09/19/2014, 12:28pm EDT

'Madam Secretary' stars hit red carpet for DC premiere

WTOP Film Critic Jason Fraley hits the red carpet for the D.C. premiere of the new TV show "Madam Secretary," starring Tea Leoni and executive produced by Morgan Freeman.

Friday - 09/19/2014, 10:19am EDT
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Arena Stage opens season with 'The Shoplifters'

Arena Stage opens new theater season with 'The Shoplifters'

Friday - 09/19/2014, 07:20am EDT

Poll: DC voters strongly favor pot legalization

A new poll shows that District of Columbia residents favor legalizing possession of small amounts of marijuana by a nearly 2-to-1 margin.

Friday - 09/19/2014, 06:29am EDT

Georgetown: Andrea Jaime died from meningococcal bacteria

Officials say a vaccine isn't needed at this time.

Friday - 09/19/2014, 03:01am EDT

DC mayoral candidates clash over education

DC mayoral candidates clash over education policy during first general-election debate

Thursday - 09/18/2014, 09:10pm EDT

On encryption, area fire chiefs talk it out

Just a week removed from a regional row over encrypted radio channels, fire chiefs from across the region met to smooth out concerns and make plans for mutual responses.

Thursday - 09/18/2014, 04:18pm EDT

Group aims to redo neglected site on National Mall

Nonprofit group aims to overhaul neglected lakeside garden, add restaurant on National Mall

Thursday - 09/18/2014, 03:50pm EDT

Family of Georgetown student who likely died of meningitis releases statement

Two days after the death of a Georgetown University student, her family has released a statement expressing gratitude and asking for privacy.

Thursday - 09/18/2014, 01:22pm EDT

In La. men make 33 percent more than women

The District of Columbia had both the highest average pay and the smallest gender gap.

Thursday - 09/18/2014, 01:06pm EDT

Two from Va. admit role in passport fraud scheme

Two Roanoke residents arrested in Washington, D.C., on suspicion of passport fraud have admitted their guilt.

Thursday - 09/18/2014, 07:33am EDT

Traffic expected to change in the next 25 years

Hate your morning commute already? It's not likely to improve and conditions could worsen as millions move to the area.

Thursday - 09/18/2014, 07:11am EDT

D.C. Drug Court celebrates its latest graduates

For all the participants getting their diplomas, this ceremony meant they were clean and sober.

Thursday - 09/18/2014, 04:58am EDT

Metro, Nationals working out plan to stay open late during playoffs

The Nationals are in discussions with Metro. D.C. council member Tommy Wells insists a deal will get done.

Thursday - 09/18/2014, 04:15am EDT

Talkback: Is it OK to root for both the Nationals and the Orioles?

In one night, both of the D.C. region's baseball teams clinched division titles and playoff berths.

Wednesday - 09/17/2014, 11:18pm EDT

Eisenhower Memorial panel considers Gehry's design

Eisenhower Memorial Commission considers whether to move forward with Frank Gehry's design

Wednesday - 09/17/2014, 08:20pm EDT

Poll shows Bowser leading in DC mayor's race

Poll shows Bowser leading in DC mayor's race, with support of 43 percent of likely voters

Wednesday - 09/17/2014, 08:00pm EDT
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