The tax on rides from ride-hailing services such as Lyft and Uber is set to increase to fund Metro after the D.C. Council approved it unanimously Tuesday.
The World Cup soccer extravaganza starts Thursday, and WTOP’s Carlos Prieto is psyched, as he has been since he was 9. But it’s impossible to ignore the corruption of world soccer body FIFA and the human rights record of the host country. They say “politics and sport don’t mix,” but what’s a fan to do?
The body was found Wednesday morning in the river not far from the marina in Old Town.
Fire crews rushed to put out flames leaping out of the roof of a single-story bank in Fairfax, Virginia, Wednesday evening. See photos.
Fairfax County police have arrested a man who could have been involved in a car crash on southbound Route 28 in Herndon, Virginia, that led to a closure of the roadway Tuesday afternoon.
Montgomery County Fire and Rescue Service were able to put out the fire and rescue the dogs from the home, but the dogs died from smoke inhalation.
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.