The Oct. 28 Marine Corps Marathon is not just a finish line to 27-year-old Constance Roberts, but one step on her journey of weight loss and running. She has been working up to running a marathon for almost three years, and improving her health and life along the way.
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.
Crystal Mebane McGinty, 58, according the United States Attorney’s Office in Maryland, never notified the Social Security Administration or her mother’s former Employer, the State of New York, that her mother died of natural causes in June 2005.
“Mysteries of Space & Sky” is one of the longest-running UFO conferences in the region, and this year’s event will feature a presentation by one of the world’s most famous alleged alien abductees, Travis Walton.
Federal immigration agents say a Mexican national who was in the U.S. illegally has been arrested on multiple state charges of rape and sexual assault.
An exhaustive police effort to dismantle two Alexandria, Virginia-area heroin and fentanyl trafficking rings ended on Thursday, with the sentencing of its twelfth and final defendant.
As local and state officials consider what can be done to improve pedestrian safety, the head of public schools says a proven technique is already being used: Teach the kids.
In Montgomery County, crews will spend the next few weeks meticulously inspecting voting machines to ensure everything is ready to go on Election Day.
Maryland Attorney General Brian E. Frosh. a Democrat. and his Republican challenger, Craig Wolf, clashed over crime, the opioid epidemic, Maryland’s lawsuits against the Trump administration and a host of other issues during a debate a the University of Maryland Carey School of Law.
In Baltimore, 230 officers assigned to administrative duties will go on patrol, putting a total of 650 officers on the streets in a department struggling to fill 500 vacancies.
Police say they received a call about a pedestrian-involved collision on Maryland Route 355 at Mannakee Street shortly after 6 a.m.
The lawsuit asserted Baltimore Bloc activists were improperly targeted and subjected to inhumane treatment during the AFROMATION protest against police brutality at Artscape. Roughly 55 adults and 10 teens were arrested after some activists blocked a highway.
Neighborhood Development Co. and the Takoma Park-Silver Spring Co-op have reached a deal that will finally advance construction of the Takoma Junction mixed-use project while ensuring the co-op can continue to operate unabated.
Maryland Transit Administration officials say they will not prohibit overnight excavation for the Purple Line, despite complaints from residents.
Nancy Floreen, who is running for county executive in Montgomery County, said she would rejoin the Democratic Party, saying she had been “very upfront” about why she left.
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.