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  • 2 cops ambushed, fatally shot in car; gunman kills himself

    NEW YORK (AP) — The warning came just moments too late: A man who had shot his ex-girlfriend a few hours earlier had traveled to New York City and vowed online to shoot two “pigs”…

  • No. 6 Virginia slams Harvard 76-27

    CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — Mike Tobey scored 15 points in the first half and No. 6 Virginia held Harvard to one field goal before the break as the Cavaliers rolled, 76-27 Sunday. Malcolm Brogdon also…

  • ‘Toys for Tots’ means Merry Christmas for local families

    LANDOVER, Md. — More than 15,000 Prince George’s County families will have presents under the Christmas tree this year, thanks to the annual Toys for Tots program. “It’s a blessing because we don’t know a…

  • Timeline of events before, after NYPD cop deaths

    A timeline of events on Saturday in the hours before and moments after two NYPD officers were shot in their cruiser by Ismaaiyl Brinsley, a 28-year-old man who vowed online to shoot two “pigs” in…

  • Notable restaurants opening in early 2014

    You might not think that December is a great time to promote new restaurants, but you’d be surprised.

  • Is the holiday season a good time to buy a home? You’d be surprised.

    Eldad Moraru, Long & Foster, gives WTOP the scoop on holiday home buying.

  • Frederick County to reexamine law after workplace romance

    WASHINGTON — An ethics storm is brewing in Frederick County after the relationship between an official and employee recently came to light. Now, the County Council is reexamining its law regarding office connections. In front…

  • Jesse Matthew’s lawyers want gag order on 2005 rape

    Lawyers for the  man connected to Hannah Graham’s disappearance have requested a gag order in separate criminal investigation involving an attack and rape of a woman in Fairfax in 2005. Jesse Matthew’s defense team wants to ban the…

  • Sunday’s Time Schedule

    All Times EST NFL Baltimore at Houston, 1 p.m. Detroit at Chicago, 1 p.m. Atlanta at New Orleans, 1 p.m. Minnesota at Miami, 1 p.m. Cleveland at Carolina, 1 p.m. Green Bay at Tampa Bay,…

  • Protecting your home from winter fire hazards

    WASHINGTON — A house fire sparked by a curling iron left on a bed has left eight people and a dog displaced. But everyone was able to escape the home on Paul Drive in Rockville,…

  • Giant Food recalls chili seasoning kits

    WASHINGTON — Giant Food has removed  brands of chili seasoning kits from store shelves  because they may contain peanut and almond allergens that are not declared on the products’ ingredient statements. These products are safe…

  • Saturday’s Women’s Basketball Scores

    EAST Army 70, St. Thomas Aquinas 45 Georgia Tech 65, St. Francis (NY) 59 Loyola (Md.) 59, St. Peter’s 49 New Haven 55, Dominican (NY) 47 Old Westbury 74, Centenary (NJ) 67 Pace 72, Felician…

  • No. 22 West Virginia turns back Marshall 69-56

    MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) — Bria Holmes scored 16 points, Lanay Montgomery had 15 points and 14 rebounds as No. 22 West Virginia used a strong first half to beat Marshall 69-56 on Saturday. Averee Fields…

  • Manassas man arrested after shooting at acquaintances

    WASHINGTON — Police in Prince William County, Virginia are investigating a shooting in Manassas in which three people were wounded. Shortly after 10 p.m. Friday, officers went to the 10100 block of Portsmouth Road to…

  • Glantz-Culver Line

    FAVORITE OPEN TODAY O/U UNDERDOG Memphis 1 1½ (56) BYU Tuesday Boca Raton (Fla.) Bowl Marshall 11 10 (67) N. Illinois Poinsettia Bowl At San Diego San Diego St. Pk 2½ (54) Navy Wednesday Bahamas…