“Mysteries of Space & Sky” is one of the longest-running UFO conferences in the region, and this year’s event will feature a presentation by one of the world’s most famous alleged alien abductees, Travis Walton.
Montgomery County Council wants a lower speed limit and other safety improvements on part of Georgia Avenue following a bad crash last week, and a state leader is responding to that call.
Striped bass — also known around here as rockfish — are reproducing at an average to above-average rate in the bay, according to the latest annual surveys done over the summer in Maryland and Virginia waters.
As lottery fever sizzles over a new record-setting Mega Millions jackpot and a whopper of a Powerball prize, you should know our region has produced some massive lottery winners in recent years.
Officer Ryan Macklin, a six-year veteran of the force, was arrested on a charge of first-degree rape, second-degree rape, perverted practice, second-degree assault and a fourth-degree sex offense.
All traffic on the bridge has been shifted to what are usually the outbound lanes. The changes are so the bridge can get a $227 million renovation.
Leesburg Police won’t confirm that a sexual assault occurred at the high school, only saying they’re investigating what they call an “alleged incident.”
Republican Corey Stewart, who is running for U.S. Senate in Virginia, organized the rally in support of Immigration and Customs Enforcement, which also drew protesters Tuesday night.
The former Democratic Senate staffer charged with releasing personal information belonging to Republican senators during the contentious hearings for President Donald Trump’s Supreme Court nominee, Brett Kavanaugh, has been ordered held without bond.
“I am confident that we have the team to do it again,” a Washington Capitals fan from Howard County, Maryland, told WTOP outside the Capital One Arena, where the Caps beat the Boston Bruins 7-0 in Wednesday’s home opener. See photos.
Ten-year-old Andy and 11-year-old Mina Kim are the youngest of four family members who died in a murder-suicide at their home in the Colesville, Maryland area.
You’re probably very familiar with all of the road signs you see during your daily commute. But you might be surprised to learn how they’re made — and how big they are. Find out more. See video.
During an emotional vigil in Northwest D.C. Thursday, the mother of slain runner Wendy Martinez said she forgives the man who killed her daughter. Wendy will be buried in the dress she planned to wear at her upcoming wedding, the dress mother and daughter shopped for just last weekend.
Ahead of Hurricane Florence’s arrival on the East Coast, area road crews are clearing drains and trimming trees to mitigate the effects of potentially severe weather.
Virginia’s Tangier Island in the Chesapeake Bay is considered the soft shell crab capital of the world. It’s also only about 4 feet above sea level. And with Hurricane Florence making its way toward the East Coast, the island could see some serious impact. See photos.