The deadly start to the year in D.C. continues. The police say there aren’t any more shootings than in previous years at this time, but shooting victims are more likely to die. Find out why.
After finding that a funeral home was taking advantage of customers, Karl Racine now wants the D.C. Council to consider a districtwide funeral bill of rights, as well as a requirement that the businesses post their costs online.
The driver who struck and killed a 64-year-old cyclist last year near the National Mall has now been sentenced. The victim was remembered as a beloved grandfather, an avid cyclist and passionate environmentalist.
“Sometimes we can laugh and giggle about marijuana, right? But it’s big business,” said D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser at the ceremonial opening of Anacostia Organics.
A teen is under arrest and charged with stabbing his classmate after a fight in their high school bathroom.
In its effort to stop human trafficking, Howard County officers launched an undercover operation that netted eight would-be johns.
Never underestimate the power of mother nature. That was one of many lessons WTOP listeners said they learned from hearing the incredible story of reporter Dave Dildine rescuing a woman from drowning in Rock Creek Park. Here’s what to do if you get stuck.
Two strangers wanted to capture a serene, snowy scene at Rock Creek Park in photos. But the picturesque moment during Sunday’s snowstorm turned into a life-or-death situation. Here’s what happened during a rescue that involved one of WTOP’s very own.
Days after a man’s body mysteriously appeared in a Lanham, Maryland, woman’s backyard, investigators said they’ve arrested the two men he had been traveling with earlier that day from Virginia.
Three years after an unprompted hate crime, Dylan Millhausen, of Houston, learned he’ll spend more than a year in prison for attacking a member of the Sikh religion, Mehtab Bakhshi, in Dupont Circle.
Investigators with the Charles County Sheriff’s Office said the 21-year-old woman lost control of the car she was driving on New Year’s Eve. The car crashed into a tree on St. Charles Parkway. Her 15-year-old sister died at the scene.
There have been six more homicides so far in 2019 than this time last year and city leadership says it’s sticking to the police tactics in place.
The fire that engulfed a Southeast D.C. house in which the bodies of two people, including a retired D.C. police employee, were discovered over the weekend was intentionally set as was another house fire about a block away.
Prosecutors contend that Jitesh Patel, 43, of Woodbine, Maryland, broke into 40-year-old John Giandoni’s Arlington town house and laid in wait for the victim to get home from work before torturing and killing him.
Fairfax County major crimes detectives said they need to identify more than 60 women and teenagers who were unknowingly recorded in more than 100 mall dressing rooms during the weeks leading up to Christmas.
Recreating the District in video game form was no small task. Here's how the developers did it.