A federal judge in Maryland has denied an effort by President Donald J. Trump’s administration to shield information it used to implement a ban on transgender people in the military.
The Smithsonian’s National Zoo celebrated the births of Przewalski’s horse colts this spring and now, thanks to a public vote, the newborns have names just as wild as they are.
The inspector general for the U.S. Department of Defense has launched an investigation into the open burning of ammunition and explosives at military sites across the country, including at a sprawling Army ammunition plant in Virginia.
The City of Alexandria in Virginia has a problem, and it’s looking for solutions, but at least it’s a good problem to have: where are they going to put all their new students?
Makiyah Wilson, 10, was gunned down as she waited for an ice cream truck in the District. Sources tell WTOP the car used by the shooters is the same one stolen from Lanham 15 days earlier.
A Baltimore, Maryland, woman was arrested and charged for drunken driving twice within 20 minutes, according to Maryland State police.
The District government says the estimated cost for the police and other city agencies to respond to the white nationalist rally near the White House Sunday is expected to hit nearly $2.6 million.
Four companies with D.C.-area headquarters make a list of the top 40 companies hiring for flexible jobs, which an analyst calls an increasingly important aspect of work.
A new Catholic school in Baltimore will no longer feature the name of a late cardinal accused of failing to act in the case of priests who abused children in Pennsylvania.
The office vacancy rate across the metro area jumped to 14.7 percent last quarter.
Tumors once considered untreatable have disappeared and people previously given months to live are surviving for decades thanks to new therapies emerging from the work of three scientists chosen to receive a $500,000 medical prize.
D.C. police are investigating a shooting inside a Northeast barbershop Tuesday that left one man dead and injured another.
The uncle of a 19-year-old University of Maryland football player who was hospitalized May 29 and died June 13 said the school is responsible for Jordan McNair’s death.
The Loudoun County, Virginia, homeowner was charged with brandishing a firearm and abduction, following a night in which Airbnb guests hosted an apparently rowdy party.
One 16-year-old Maryland student remains hopeful that action to combat gun violence at schools will happen, even if it isn’t happening fast enough. She’s just not counting on adults to do all the work.
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.