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  • Fake cop attempts to pull over real cop in Virginia

    WASHINGTON – Pretending to be a police officer isn’t a great idea in the first place. Pulling over an actual police officer only makes matters worse. According to Prince William County Police, a man driving…

  • Tiny Sheltie needs a home

    WASHINGTON — The Fairfax County Animal Shelter is hoping to find the owners of a very special Sheltie who was recently brought in. “This little girl is the smallest Sheltie we’ve ever seen,” reads a…

  • Car fatally hits bicyclist near Hagerstown before fleeing

    HAGERSTOWN, Md. (AP) — The Washington County Sheriff’s Office says deputies have found a car that fatally hit a bicyclist near Hagerstown. Deputy First Class Carly Hose says 47-year-old John Bushman was struck by a…

  • Virginia coal company to idle coal mines in 2 W.Va. counties

    BRISTOL, Va. (AP) — Virginia-based Alpha Natural Resources Inc. says it has notified workers at coal mines in two West Virginia counties that the company plans to idle their operations. The decision will mean the…

  • DC to start selling new scratch-off lottery tickets

    WASHINGTON (AP) — For the first time in 18 months, the District of Columbia Lottery will soon have a dedicated supply of scratch-off tickets. The D.C. Council rejected the city’s last instant-ticket contract in July…

  • Wind gusts delay flights, limit bridge operations

    BALTIMORE (AP) — Windy weather has delayed flights at a Washington airport and prevented empty box trailers from driving on Maryland’s Bay Bridge. The National Weather Service issued a wind advisory for much of Maryland…

  • Open Houses This Weekend in Reston

    House hunting? Start here this weekend. Note: Many open houses are Saturday this week rather than Sunday so as to not interfere with Super Bowl fun. 1645 York Mills Lane 4BR,  FB, 2HB SFH $665,000 Open…

  • UberX fares cut to spur ridership

    WASHINGTON – Uber is dangling a promotional rate in front of would-be riders in the D.C. area, hoping it encourages more users to request a ride. The popular ridesharing service on Friday announced it was…

  • Cheaper, stronger heroin prompting public health emergency in Maryland county

    WASHINGTON – More people in Montgomery County die of heroin overdoses than homicides. Anne Arundel’s county executive is declaring it a public health emergency and now the state numbers are in: heroin deaths are increasing across…

  • Will we see winter weather on Sunday?

    WASHINGTON — There is some possible weather moving through our area this Super Bowl Weekend. An area of low pressure will develop to our west and continue to trek through our region through the day…

  • Judge expresses doubt about constitutionality of no-fly list

    ALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) — A federal judge expressed skepticism Friday about the constitutionality of the government’s no-fly list, suggesting that those who find themselves on it ought to be allowed a meaningful opportunity to clear…

  • Maryland man gets 2 years in NY student’s hit-and-run

    UPPER MARLBORO, Md. (AP) — A Maryland man has been sentenced to 2 years in prison in a hit-and-run crash that killed a University of Maryland student from New York. Thirty-year-old Liam Adepo of Hyattsville…

  • N. Va. prosecutor takes on lawmaker felony case

    WASHINGTON — Arlington County Commonwealth’s Attorney Theo Stamos confirmed to WTOP that she is now leading the new felony prosecution of Del. Joe Morrissey, who is already spending his nights in jail and his days…

  • DC government ends fiscal year with $200M budget surplus

    WASHINGTON (AP) — District of Columbia officials say the city ended the last fiscal year with a surplus of more than $200 million. The city’s annual financial report says most of that surplus can be…

  • Md. man sentenced to 30 years in fatal stabbing while on PCP

    UPPER MARLBORO, Md. (AP) — A man who was under the influence of PCP when he fatally stabbed a man in Glenarden has been sentenced to 30 years in prison. Jahwil Sheard of Landover was…