Monumental Sports & Entertainment, which completed a $40 million renovation of Capital One Arena last summer, is investing another $15 million to make the arena more of a digital experience, including the largest center-hung scoreboard in an indoor arena.
“Twenty years ago, did you ever think a professional sports team would be in Loudoun County?”
D.C. police say the pedestrian was walking across the 5000 block of North Capitol Street shortly before 6:30 p.m. Wednesday. A 2011 Ford Escape was traveling northbound when it struck the pedestrian.
The official White House ornament, a helicopter, pays homage to 34th President Dwight D. Eisenhower, who was the first sitting president to fly in a helicopter in 1957; he flew in both the Army and Marine Corps.
Over the years, the National Building Museum’s Great Hall has been made into a beach, a beehive and an iceberg. And this weekend, it will go through yet another transformation when it becomes a theater for D.C.’s 2019 Architecture and Design Film Festival.
A Silver Spring, Maryland, lieutenant for the U.S. Coast Guard in D.C. was arrested on suspicion of a domestic terror plot to kill numerous high-profile politicians and journalists. Court documents reveal he harbored extremist views for years, and that authorities found numerous guns and a trove of ammunition in his apartment.
A Muslim civil rights group called for a congressional investigation after its lawsuit revealed that the U.S. government has shared access to parts of its terrorist watchlist with more than 1,400 private entities.
The nonprofit board behind D.C.’s only indoor ice skating rink agreed to raise $3 million to ensure the neighborhood staple’s future.
While the D.C. area was contending with a winter storm Wednesday, the National Zoo’s giant pandas were having too much fun in the snow. Watch the video.
These newly announced presenters will introduce the eight Best Picture nominees at Sunday night’s awards ceremony.
Nando’s now has 42 restaurants in the U.S., with most of them in the Washington and Baltimore areas, as well as stores in the Chicago area.
Theodore McCarrick will now be required to live the remainder of his life in “prayer and penance,” which assumes that he will – at some point – develop and show genuine remorse for his crimes. He also faces potential prosecution and civil lawsuits.
Acclaimed pianist Lara Downes teams with Grammy winner Rhiannon Giddens to launch a national tour of female classical musicians at Sixth & I.
For pregnant women, the consequences of meal uncertainty stretch beyond mom’s health. Inconsistent food access can lead to low birth weight and a greater risk for birth defects. But a relatively new program in D.C. is hoping that several months of healthy, hearty meals can make a big difference in the health of young families.
Police arrested 36-year-old Morris Kenya Harley. They said that on Feb. 5, the victim, 35-year-old Daniel Olaya, of Bowie, got into a verbal fight with the suspect.
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.