At one meeting, Hasher Jallal Taheb, 21, of Cumming, Georgia, showed an undercover agent a hand-drawn diagram of the ground floor of the West Wing of the White House and detailed a plan for attack, a affidavit says. He asked the undercover agent to obtain the weapons and explosives needed to carry out the attack, and they discussed selling or exchanging their cars to pay for them.
Quick thinking by a nanny prevented the abduction of a young girl in front of her Georgetown home, according to police
The Martin Luther King Jr. holiday weekend and two separate marches in downtown D.C. mean traffic and transit changes for the region from Friday through Monday.
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.
An Alexandria, Virginia, man has been arrested on charges of illegal dumping of some 1,000 tires in D.C.
From food and drinks to free activities, government employees in the D.C. area have a number of deals to choose from during the partial government shutdown.
The move follows the D.C. Council’s approval of the bill in a 10-2 vote last month. It would make evasion a civil offense, subject to a fine of up to $50. Currently a criminal offense, fare evaders face arrest, jail time and a significantly higher fine.
The first Indigenous People’s March will feature speakers, song, dance and prayer, calling attention to the injustices organizers say indigenous people worldwide face, including police brutality, voter suppression, human trafficking and more. Here’s what’s happening and how to get there.
When does the March for Life start? Where does it start and end? What about the shutdown? WTOP has the info you need.
Tickets for Broccoli City Festival go on sale 10 a.m. Friday. This year, the music festival takes place in FedEx Field in April.
Chefs, rappers and celebrities are set on showing Trump “what an actual celebration dinner should be,” after he served a spread of fast food to the NCAA college football national champion Clemson Tigers at the White House on Monday.
Friday and Saturday bring two large events to D.C.. Both will bring sizable crowds to the area — and, of course, will impact traffic. Here’s what to expect going into the weekend.
The third-annual Women’s March on Washington is set for Saturday morning near Freedom Plaza — regardless of whether the partial shutdown ends. The ongoing government impasse, however, has altered plans a bit, organizers announced Wednesday. Here’s what you need to know.
Organizers say the event is being required to move because of the partial federal government shutdown and because of the possibility of bad weather.
Federal employees and contractors who aren’t getting paid because of the shutdown are lining up for free, hot, gourmet meals from the charity founded by Chef Andres. The kitchen is set to be open every day from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. until the partial government shutdown ends.
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.
The proliferation of smartphones and social media have provided more avenues for online predators to target children. In the WTOP series, “Preventing Online Predators,” WTOP goes behind the screen with undercover detectives who work to identify and track down child predators on the internet and speaks to a family about how their teen daughter was targeted.