As flames engulfed the historic Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris, France, shock and concern marked reactions around the D.C. area.
The National Park Service announced Monday that the monument will reopen after the rebuilding and modernization of the elevator, which broke down repeatedly in the months leading up to the August 2016 closure, as well as the building of a new visitor screening facility.
On the eve of the city’s Emancipation Day, D.C. Attorney General Karl Racine has announced that 20 attorneys general across the country support statehood for the District.
When Eric Roy pitched his water filter business, Hydroviv, to investors of ABC’s “Shark Tank,” they weren’t all sold. But the D.C. chemist didn’t need them all. He came for Mark Cuban who, after challenging…
If you think water in the District tastes a little weird, there are good reasons for that: A combination of factors make D.C. water kind of funky. The founder of D.C.-based Hydroviv explains what’s going on.
“The original Navy Yard, which dates back almost to the Revolutionary War days was a shipbuilding and munitions building plant for the Navy. It was substantially expanded to support the needs of the Navy in World Wars one and two,” Brookfield Properties’ Peter Calkins told WTOP.
This year, the District’s biggest office project is Douglas Development’s 655 New York Ave. NW, the 757,000-square-foot future headquarters for The Advisory Board scheduled to open in May. It also ranks as the 16th largest office project in the country this year.
A 34-year-old man from Thailand has been sentenced to just over two years in federal prison for a scheme to export firearm parts from the U.S. to his native country. Charges were filed against him in Maryland and Washington D.C.
A turnaround in West Potomac Park was misplaced, so the race was 80 yards shorter than the full 10 miles runners thought it was.
A woman was wounded after a shooting Saturday night in D.C.’s Columbia Heights neighborhood.
Dreary, gray skies full of rain gave way to an abundance of sunshine just as performers from all over the world lined up for the National Cherry Blossom Festival Parade. See photos and video.
The Capitol’s overnight custodial staff allege they were sexually harassed, exposed to pornography in lawmakers’ offices and overheard conversations in which others were being harassed.
President Abraham Lincoln’s Emancipation Proclamation, which freed American slaves on Jan. 1, 1863. But in D.C., emancipation came earlier, and it’s still celebrated to this day. A D.C. historian details the story behind the holiday, and a D.C. Council member explains why it still matters.
The north grounds of the White House were on lockdown for hours Friday afternoon after a man apparently set his jacket on fire near the north gate.
For the last 12 years, the Greene Turtle at Capital One Arena has seen fans celebrate and commiserate after games. Now, patrons and employees are reflecting on the bar as its permanent closing approaches. See photos.
As WTOP marks 50 years on the radio, those who helped make it what it is today are looking back at their experiences and at the stories that have touched the nation's capital.
Amazon's second headquarters is coming to Arlington County. Here's WTOP's complete coverage.