A Louisiana university is giving the Smithsonian Institution a huge collection of crustaceans that has, among other things, been used to identify seafood mislabeled as coming from the Gulf of Mexico.
It might not be winter quite yet, but frost and freeze conditions are slowly creeping into the capital region, with some areas likely to see their first frost before dawn on Friday.
A new bill in front of the D.C. Council would legalize and regulate sports betting in the District. But how would it all work, who would it benefit, and when would the infrastructure actually be in place if the bill passes?
We asked the question on our Facebook page: What would you do if you won the Mega Millions jackpot? Read some of our favorite responses from WTOP listeners and readers.
Administration emails show that President Donald Trump intervened personally to keep FBI headquarters in downtown Washington rather than relocate it to the suburbs as had long been planned, congressional Democrats said Thursday.
President Donald Trump was more deeply involved than the White House has indicated in a decision to keep the FBI headquarters in D.C., according to new documents released Thursday by Democratic members of a House oversight panel.
Lyft scooters, limited to no more than 400 under terms of the District’s pilot program, will be deployed in all eight District wards.
Anxo Cidery is taking its canning operation down Kennedy Street NW to D.C.’s Manor Park neighborhood, where it will be part of a proposed 46-unit residential-over-retail project. Coloma River Capital has submitted plans to the…
Firefighters evacuated the home and battled the blaze from the outside for more than an hour. The fire has blocked 12th Street NE between Franklin Street NE and Rhode Island Avenue NE.
Four nights this month, Congressional Cemetery will lead its annual “Soul Strolls” through the 35-acre burial ground. Consider the event somewhat of a haunted history lesson.
After an extensive restoration process, Judy Garland’s iconic Ruby Slippers return on display Friday at the Smithsonian National Museum of American History.
D.C. is partnering with Bard College in New York and opening the Bard Early College High School, Mayor Muriel Bowser and interim school chancellor Amanda Alexander announced Wednesday in a news release.
Forty-year-old Natalie Mayflower Sours Edwards was released on $100,000 bond following an appearance Wednesday afternoon in federal court.
“Sports betting is going to happen and I believe we should act before our neighboring jurisdictions,” said D.C. Councilmember Jack Evans, at a public hearing for the District’s sports gambling measure.
A beloved holiday tradition celebrating its 96th year running, the lighting will be held Nov. 28 at the Ellipse at President’s Park at the White House.
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.