The University of Maryland’s “Bug Guy” has some things he wants you to know about mosquitoes and the Zika virus. Mike Raupp, a professor of entomology, said the main transmitter of the virus is the yellow fever mosquito. What many people don’t know is there’s a resident population of yellow fever mosquitoes in D.C.
The U.S. Supreme Court won't hear the case of the former lawyer to "D.C. Madam" Deborah Jeane Palfrey. Montgomery Blair Sibley wanted to release her escort service phone records saying they could impact the presidential election. He's now mulling his options.
Sitcom creators Chris Petlak & Jim Kozyra discuss their rags-to-riches journey of making a web series.
When it comes to stroke, minutes matter: that’s all the time it takes for brain cells to start dying. The key is to think and act — FAST.
Railcars were still being cleared away from the tracks near the Rhode Island Avenue Metro Station on Monday morning, more than 24 hours after a CSX freight train derailed and led to a hazardous leak.
After six titles in nine years, what Mark Ein and the Washington Kastles have planned in year 10 and beyond.
Lawmakers’ concerns about abuses of power at the Transportation Security Administration have been supported by whistleblowers’ testimony.
Every mother-to-be is nervous, but with the arrival of the Zika virus, women of childbearing age have new anxieties, and one local doctor said he’s hearing some of those concerns.
Thousands of local residents are in the dark Tuesday morning after a thunderstorm hit the D.C. area Monday night.
Local farmers are bringing more obscure products to the city’s streets. Some sting, some stink, but one thing’s for sure: They’re all tasty. Here’s what you should try the next time you visit the farmers market.
Some people attack poison ivy with herbicides, but that’s likely not the best idea, said WTOP Garden Editor Mike McGrath.
A woman was killed and 91 people sent to the hospital in January 2015, and on Tuesday the NTSB is expected to determine a cause of the event and make recommendations going forward.
A man has pleaded guilty to setting a liquor store on fire during the riots that rocked Baltimore last year in the wake of Freddie Gray’s death after he was injured in police custody.
A physician who performs abortions at a Washington hospital filed a federal civil rights complaint Monday alleging that she’s been unfairly barred from speaking publicly about her view that abortion is an essential procedure for women’s health.
The red carpet sizzled as Hollywood and media elite met at the annual White House Correspondents' Dinner.
Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus bid farewell to its performing elephants on Sunday, as the show closed its own chapter on a practice that has entertained audiences in America for two centuries but has come under fire by animal rights activists.
A Starbucks customer is suing the coffee giant for adding too much ice to her drink.
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