Not many laws passed by the governments of D.C., Maryland, and Virginia take effect at the start of a calendar year, but some recently passed and signed legislation took hold Tuesday across the region, including laws regarding pedestrian safety and health care.
A man was arrested Monday afternoon who police said sprinkled some kind of white powder on the tracks at Metro’s Eastern Market station, forcing Orange, Blue and Silver Line trains to bypass the station for about two hours in the morning.
The Kennedy Center said in a tweet that a performance of “Hamilton” has been added at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 13 to accommodate those with tickets to the canceled performance.
No injuries were reported as the overhang crashed down Monday afternoon.
After the recent cold spell caused pipe and boiler issues at Howard University, the school is beginning its spring semester on Tuesday.
A man was killed in Chillum, Maryland, after an early morning shooting Tuesday, and Prince George’s County police are still investigating the circumstances around his death.
When it comes to how well the region can handle unexpected situations, such as inclement weather or major traffic incidents, D.C. ranks as the worst of 40 major metro areas in the U.S.
WTOP’s Brandon Millman goes on an epic journey to the region’s Olive Garden restaurants armed with his Never Ending Pasta Pass and one heck of an appetite. See photos of the adventure.
A water main break has closed all lanes on Edsall Road between South Van Dorn Street and South Whiting Street in Alexandria, Virginia.
Maryland residents purchasing individual health insurance coverage under the Affordable Care Act can expect to pay higher premiums next year.
If you go by the Washington Navy Yard Wednesday morning and see or hear security activities, realize that it’s all part of an active shooter drill.
Police are searching for a man suspected of robbing two pharmacies and attempting to rob another in Montgomery County, Maryland.
Beginning next Monday, the museum will make free same-day passes available online, rather than requiring visitors to line up in person.
Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., is expected to announce that he’ll seek re-election for his current seat.
Check your freezer, because some of your frozen peas and mixed vegetables may be on a new recall list.
The three-part series "The making of Marion Barry" looks at how the future mayor got his start in the civil rights movement, how he became a power player in the city and his enduring legacy.