The D.C. Office of Unified Communication and 911 call centers in Maryland and Virginia have rolled out a new system that uses a cellphone users’ data to help pinpoint their location when they call for help.
Walking some of D.C.’s most dangerous streets, a team of so-called “violence interrupters” root out and mediate problems in neighborhoods before they escalate. It’s part of a budding program out of Attorney General Karl Racine’s office called Cure the Streets.
The man charged with stabbing a D.C. woman last September as she was out for an evening run has been deemed temporarily not competent to move forward with court proceedings.
A North American Aerospace Defense Command defense exercise is scheduled for Wednesday in the D.C. area. Operation Noble Eagle is expected to take place between 4 p.m. and 6 p.m.
A car struck two people in a crosswalk who had just exited a Metrobus and were crossing a busy Upper Marlboro, Maryland, highway Monday evening, killing one of them. Later Monday night, in a separate incident, a D.C. man was fatally struck walking in the Truxton Circle neighborhood.
The District has selected developer Redbrick LMD to remake a portion of the St. Elizabeths East campus into a town square destination with retail, housing and a stand-alone hotel.
Lowe’s hopes to hire 1,300 seasonal workers for its Washington-area stores on its annual National Hiring Day February 13.
The first Praline Bakery and Bistro opened in Bethesda in 2006, and a new location is now open at The Wharf in D.C.
Ridesharing services are having a dramatic effect on the number of taxicab rides in the nation’s capital.
There’s a new way to fight food waste, combat climate change, save money, and increase your fruit and veggie intake — and you don’t need to leave to house to do it.
Ford’s Theatre revives the 1954 teleplay that became a hit 1957 movie about 12 jurors deliberating a murder case. See it now through Feb. 17.
“Currently we do not have a reserve ladder fleet.” D.C. has no backup ladder trucks if one goes out of service and it’s getting more emergency calls then ever before, the city’s fire chief said.
On My Take, Clinton Yates wonders why the Nats would hire a member of the public to drive the bullpen cart.
Several law enforcement agencies based in the D.C. region will be running training drills inside the Kennedy Center on Tuesday and the public could see an unusual amount of police activity in the area as a result.
“No right turn on red” signs will start going up in dozens of new D.C. locations starting February 19, as long as weather permits.
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.