The sheriffs’ offices from St. Mary’s, Calvert and Charles counties say deputies will conduct waves of stepped-up enforcement from now through August against driving while distracted or not wearing a seat belt.
An 11-year-old girl is dead after a go-kart she was driving overturned in Dunkirk, Maryland, on Easter Sunday, injuring two other children.
The Maryland fire marshal said that the investigation into a fatal fire that tore through a row of town homes in Chesapeake Beach last week has concluded, but there are no clear answers.
Less than a week after a deadly fire killed two people and destroyed five town houses, the little town of Chesapeake Beach, Maryland, paused to remember the victims while marking the community’s 125th anniversary.
Businesses, faith groups, nonprofit organizations and residents in Calvert County, Maryland, are offering support to residents of a Chesapeake Beach community that’s coping with the loss of two people in a fatal fire.
Two people died and nearly a dozen people have been displaced by a two-alarm fire in Chesapeake Beach, Maryland.
As policymakers scramble to find alternatives to fossil fuels, should nuclear energy be part of the equation? That’s a question that Maryland lawmakers are beginning to contemplate. A nuclear accident would be a disaster — but compared to the looming climate disaster, it’s a risk that a variety of experts say might be worth taking.
Parts of the WTOP listening area are cleaning up after a storm dumped close to a foot of snow in southwestern Virginia and prompted school closings and delays in both Virginia and Maryland.
Prince George’s County and Calvert County voters are looking for a future where their children have access to good schools and jobs that pay well. But they may look to different candidates in the governor’s race to shape that future.
A Maryland woman who was found dead Thursday in Baltimore City, Maryland, was identified as an 18-year-old who was later reported missing in Anne Arundel County.
Famed author and Baltimore native Tom Clancy made major waves in the writing world when he sold his debut novel “The Hunt for Red October” in 1984. He enjoyed major success. Now, his huge, Chesapeake Bay estate is up for sale. See photos.
The Maryland Department of National Resources shared photos of shark teeth found in a Huntingtown creek in Maryland on Monday.
About two months after a sign featuring the words “Hey Liberals” in big red letters was taken down in Calvert County, Maryland, a new sign with the same two words has gone up in the same spot. See photos.
Body-camera video released by the Calvert County Sheriff’s Office demonstrates how quickly a routine traffic stop can escalate.
Officers shot and killed the dog, reportedly a Dogo Argentino, when it threatened them, a Maryland State Police spokeswoman said.
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.
Recreating the District in video game form was no small task. Here's how the developers did it.
Amazon's second headquarters is coming to Arlington County. Here's WTOP's complete coverage.