D.C. congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton and Virginia congressman Don Beyer introduced a bill Friday to require uniformed federal police officers to wear body cameras and have dashboard cameras in marked vehicles.
Thursday had far messier weather than people seemed to expect. And many thought forecasters dropped the (snow)ball. But they didn’t. Here’s what happened and how meteorologists are often faced with a “lose-lose” situation.
D.C.’s first snowfall has created conditions that are cold, wet and dangerous for many commuters. It isn’t just snow either. There’s also sleet and freezing rain to contend with. See photos.
Winter weather makes its annual debut Thursday around the D.C. region., with a mix of snow, sleet and freezing rain set to greet morning commuters. It’s already resulted in area schools changing up their plans for the day. Here’s the latest.
AAA Mid-Atlantic forecasts that 1.3 million people living in and around the D.C. region this year will be traveling. That’s the most since 2005. And it means travel times could be four times longer over the holiday week. Here’s what you need to know before hitting the road.
The Smithsonian’s National Museum of Natural History “Sea Monsters Unearthed: Life in Angola’s Ancient Seas” exhibit opens Nov. 9, and it reveals ancient, Cretaceous-era titans that lived off the coast of Angola in the South Atlantic Ocean. See photos.
After a pleasant Thursday, skies will become cloudy as a storm system starts to move toward the D.C. area and could drench the region Friday.
A new member of the Smithsonian Conservation Biology Institute’s endangered Eld’s deer has been added to the herd in Front Royal, Virginia.
A number of projects, amendments and referendums were on the ballots Tuesday night in Fairfax and Loudoun counties in Virginia, and in Montgomery and Prince George’s counties in Maryland. Here are the results.
Three people were hurt Wednesday morning when a school bus and an SUV crashed in Glen Burnie, Maryland, just before 7 a.m. Anne Arundel County police say the incident happened in the area of Solley Road at Energy Parkway.
A bus driver and eight students were hurt when a Montgomery County, Maryland, school bus and a trash truck collided Monday morning, police said.
This Chinatown restaurant and karaoke bar can be a great place to spend a night out in the District. But be on the lookout for the ghost of one of the accused conspirators in Lincoln’s assassination.
As the stories go, almost a dozen specters haunt Old Stone House, including a violent one named George. Then there’s the Halcyon House and the M Street Bridge. But are there any actual hauntings in Georgetown? Maybe. WTOP’s Will Vitka headed out to several spooky sites to find out.
Less than 10 days ago, the Washington area got slapped by the sudden onset of cold weather. Now, it looks like heavy rain Friday evening could cause headaches for commuters.
There are plenty of spooks, specters and spirits allegedly haunting Lafayette Square Park and multiple buildings surrounding the area. Is there any truth to the tales of ectoplasmic entities overstaying their welcome? WTOP’s Will Vitka took to the late-night streets to find out.
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.