As a boy, Army 1st Lt. Jeff Kaylor dreamed of running the Marine Corps and Boston Marathons. But before he could complete his goal, he was killed during Operation Iraqi Freedom. In the third installment of WTOP’s Marine Corps Marathon series, his mother vows to fulfill the dream “on the wings of Jeff.”
The University of Maryland Police Department is investigating an extortion case that involves nude photos of a college student.
Under the bill up for a vote Tuesday, drivers who are caught using a handheld device or texting behind the wheel three times in 18 months would lose their license for 30 to 90 days and be fined $200. It would be the toughest such law in the country, but there are problems.
Reston native Jim Anderson runs in memory of his South Lakes High School cross country teammate who was killed on 9/11. In the second installment of WTOP’s Marine Corps Marathon series, Anderson shares how he remembers his childhood friend, who never got a chance to say goodbye.
As a safety oversight commission for Metro marches closer to reality, the D.C. Council has made changes to authorizing legislation to make it easier for the public to also keep an eye on the transit agency’s safety record.
Brooke Sydnor Curran used to be a pack-a-day smoker. Now she is making healthier choices for herself — and for her community. In this first installment of the WTOP series profiling Marine Corps Marathon runners, the Alexandria native explains how she has helped thousands of local kids by running marathons.
Michael Patopie is charged with second-degree child abuse and related sex offenses for allegedly molesting two students on a school bus.
D.C. Del. Eleanor Holmes Norton criticized the National Park Service’s plan for an extended closure of the Washington Monument, saying that “there is no good cause” for the immediate shutdown.
The suspect fled the scene and is considered violent and dangerous. Police say he stabbed the two children during a family dispute.
Going, going, gone! Additional passes for the first weekend the Smithsonian’s National Museum of African American History and Culture will be open have been gobbled up.
Tuesday, the American Academy of Pediatrics recommend that parents get the flu shot, not the FluMist nasal spray this year, a stunning development for the flu vaccine alternative that was once thought to be as effective as the flu shot.
A Germantown man pleaded guilty on Tuesday to one count of animal cruelty after his dog was left in a backyard crate and found suffering from maggot-infested wounds.
The search is on for the new leader of D.C. Public Schools as Chancellor Kaya Henderson prepares to step down, and a series of meetings will give the public a chance to have input on candidates.
Motor vehicle thefts are on the rise in a few D.C. area communities but they have dropped dramatically in others, AAA Mid-Atlantic reports.
Currently, the American Red Cross has a less than a five-day supply on hand, a critically low level.
Recreating the District in video game form was no small task. Here's how the developers did it.