Sponsored by Navy Federal Credit Union
TRAFFIC ALERT Clara Barton Parkway is closed in both directions btwn Glen Echo turnaround and Chain Bridge in Maryland due to accident

Local

Topics:

Latest

  • Virginia man jailed for interstate tax fraud scheme

    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — A Virginia man faces felony charges in Louisiana for allegedly stealing thousands in illegally obtained state income tax refunds. Charles Lawrence Fisher, of Palmyra, Virginia, is accused of submitting Louisiana…

  • Missing Virginia teen found in Little Rock

    LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP)  — A teen girl has been found safe in Arkansas after disappearing from Virginia with an older man. Authorities found the 16-year-old Thursday outside an apartment in Little Rock after police…

  • 11,000 pages of documents released on police killing of John Geer

    WASHINGTON — It was a local standoff that led to a police-involved shooting. In response, Fairfax County publicly released more than 11,000 pages of documents on Friday night relating to the death of John Geer,…

  • Nats outfielder Jayson Werth reports to jail

    WASHINGTON – Washington Nationals outfielder Jayson Werth arrived at a Farifax County jail Friday night to begin the first of several weekends behind bars. He starts serving a five-day jail sentence for reckless driving, ABC…

  • 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…

  • Steve Pearce, Orioles agree to $3.7 million, 1-year contract

    BALTIMORE (AP) — Orioles first baseman Steve Pearce has agreed to a $3.7 million, one-year contract and avoided a salary arbitration hearing. Pearce had asked for $5.4 million and had been offered $2 million when…

  • 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…