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  • NCAA Division II Football Playoff Glance

    All Times EST First Round Saturday, Nov. 22 West Chester 46, Slippery Rock 20 Virginia State 28, LIU Post 17 Angelo State 42, Michigan Tech 41 West Georgia 20, Tuskegee 17 Valdosta State 33, North…

  • What’s next for Vince Gray? Tough question

    WASHINGTON — Like any mayor, Vince Gray has faced some zingers, ranging from questions about school boundaries to his involvement in a so-called shadow campaign in the 2010 election. One of the questions he battles…

  • Possible Norovirus Outbreak at Long Branch Elementary

    School and health department officials are investigating a possible norovirus outbreak at Long Branch Elementary School. At least 20 students went to the school clinic Friday because of nausea or vomiting, according to Arlington Dept. of…

  • AP News in Brief at 5:58 p.m. EST

    Obama: Sony made mistake in shelving film under pressure by North Korea hackers; vows response WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama declared Friday that Sony “made a mistake” in shelving a satirical film about a…

  • Presidential fumble: It’s Franco, not Flacco

    BALTIMORE (AP) — Call it a Presidential fumble: Barack Obama mistakenly used the last name of Baltimore Ravens quarterback Joe Flacco when referring to actor James Franco in a speech Friday. Lashing out at Sony…

  • UVa. leaders lash out at magazine, announce new changes

    WASHINGTON — The University of Virginia’s leaders are lashing out at Rolling Stone and promising new, more specific changes in the wake of the article detailing an alleged gang-rape in a fraternity house that the…

  • Gold medalist Michael Phelps pleads guilty to DUI

    BALTIMORE (AP) — Olympic gold medal swimmer Michael Phelps avoided jail time on Friday when a judge placed him on probation for pleading guilty to a drunken driving charge for the second time in 10…

  • Suspected Honduran drug kingpins extradited to US

    ALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) — Two Honduran brothers suspected of running one of the world’s largest drug-trafficking rings have been extradited to the U.S. and charged in federal court. The Valle Valle (VYE’-ay VYE’-ay) brothers, 42-year-old…

  • Woman killed in crash of car, tow-truck in Maryland

    FAIRMOUNT HEIGHTS, Md. (AP) — Prince George’s County Police say a woman was killed when the car she was driving crashed into the back of a tow truck in Fairmount Heights. It happened about 9:50…

  • Holmes Norton spills the horrible truth about Stephen Colbert

    WASHINGTON — A veritable who’s-who of political and entertainment figures serenaded Stephen Colbert on Thursday night’s finale of “The Colbert Report,” including D.C. Delegate Eleanor Holmes Norton: Norton spoke with WTOP on Friday about her…

  • U. Va. Board chair decries ‘drive-by journalism’

    CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — The chairman of the University of Virginia Board of Visitors ripped into Rolling Stone magazine Friday, saying the magazine unfairly tarnished the school’s image with a piece of “drive-by journalism,” hurt…

  • School Board Approves Plan to Move H-B Woodlawn

    (Updated at 5:15 p.m.) The Arlington School Board voted last night to move the H-B Woodlawn program from its home on Vacation Lane to the Wilson School site in Rosslyn. The Wilson School, which preservationists launched…

  • Open Houses This Weekend in Reston

    House hunting? Here is a selection of open houses this weekend in Reston. 1614 Park Overlook Drive 4BR, 3.5BA TH $465,000 Open Sunday, 1 to 4 p.m.     12185 Abington Hall Place 2BR, 2BA…

  • Fleet Forces Command has new commander

    NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — U.S. Fleet Forces Command has a new commander. Adm. Phil Davidson assumed command on Friday after being promoted to admiral. The ceremony was officiated by teleconference by Adm. Bill Gortney, who…

  • Reston Chef Hardy Gambles it All on Food Network Show

    Reston food truck owner Ed Hardy did not walk away with $25,000 on Food Network’s Kitchen Inferno. Hardy, a longtime chef and the owner of the recently opened Bacon N Ed’s trailer at Reston Station,…