The governors of Virginia and Maryland and the D.C. mayor announced Wednesday that they have agreed on draft legislation that would set up an independent commission responsible for ensuring the safety of Metro and the thousands of commuters and tourists who ride it daily. The agreement represents a major step toward providing local safety enforcement of the transit system.
During WTOP's "Ask the Governor" segment, Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe said that he may have met a Chinese businessman, whose campaign contribution has come under scrutiny, once or twice but that the two men didn't have a personal relationship.
While it seems as if everyone is doing it, the number of consumers who actually “cut the cord” may be smaller than expected.
Uncontrolled water flow creates myriad costly disasters for homeowners. Here are some guidelines to help you deal with potential water problems.
Mustang Sally Brewing Co. joins a growing list of craft brewers in the D.C. region, where there's as much camaraderie as there is competition.
As "X-Men: Apocalypse" arrives Friday, WTOP ranks the all-time best superhero movies.
The Federal Retirement Thrift Investment Board aims to improve communications with TSP participants.
Mothers who get such a chance say it’s better than the alternative: In most prisons, babies born behind bars must be given up within a day to a relative or foster care. See photos.
Two men broke into a Prince William County house Tuesday and sexually assaulted a woman and bound and gagged her along with others in the house before fleeing, police said.
OXON HILL, Md. (AP) — The 284 kids competing in this year’s Scripps National Spelling Bee got their first opportunity to approach the microphone on Wednesday — and to hear the dreaded bell that signals…
Fredericksburg Police say six men have been indicted in the assault of a man who died four and a half years after he was attacked by a mob.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Steven Matz pitched a career-high eight innings to win his seventh consecutive start and help the New York Mets defeat the Washington Nationals 2-0 on Wednesday. Matz (7-1) has a 1.13 ERA…
A Virginia prosecutor says two police officers will not be charged in the shooting death of a black teenager who was carrying a broken BB gun.
ASHBURN, Va. (AP) — DeSean Jackson isn’t taking part in voluntary team workouts, and the Washington Redskins don’t seem to care. Jackson was the only healthy player not at Redskins Park this week for the…
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The massive new vehicle will allow crews to coordinate and run operations on the ground in areas affected by storm damage.
The biggest questions for the Redskins as they head into OTAs remain the defensive line, the running back position, and whether their top receiver will be in attendance.
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