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CSX train derails in Northeast D.C. causing hazardous leak

A CSX freight train has derailed near the Rhode Island Metro station, leaving several cars overturned and at least one leaking, Sunday morning. Vehicle traffic and Metro access have been affected. Stay with WTOP as this story develops.

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San Francisco chief releases racist texts, orders training

San Francisco’s police chief wants all officers to finish an anti-harassment class within the next month amid a racist texting scandal that has rocked the department.

Family Treatment Court offers new start for its graduates

Tears, tissues, graduation tassels and a congratulatory cake marked the 14th Family Treatment Court graduation celebration Friday at D.C. Superior Court. (Photos)

Fallen firefighter honored at local memorial

Two weeks after two firefighters were shot while responding to a 911 call, fellow firefighters and family gathered for a candlelight memorial service.

You can take care of next spring's bulbs now

Garden Editor Mike McGrath says you can take steps for better flowers next spring now. He also reiterates the area's lawn-care laws and wishes you a Happy Compost Week!

Rethinking the Rock Hall as more inductees ‘roll': Who’s missing?

HBO airs the 2016 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction ceremony tonight at 8 p.m. In the meantime, see a video gallery of performances from this year's inductees.

Penguins and Capitals expect Crosby to respond in Game 2

Pittsburgh Penguins' Sidney Crosby is the NHL's third-leading scorer in the regular season. But after an overtime loss to the Washington Capitals in Game 1, he plans to bounce back.

Whistleblowers confirm lawmakers’ concerns about TSA abuses

Lawmakers' concerns about abuses of power at the Transportation Security Administration have been supported by whistleblowers' testimony.

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