Firefighters in Virginia have rescued a man who got stuck in a tree while trying to retrieve a cat.
The growing use of a new vaping device has prompted a high school in Maryland to remove doors from half of its bathrooms.
A federal grand jury has indicted a Baltimore man for possession of a firearm that discharged and wounded a city police officer in his right hand.
A student in Prince George’s County was taken to the hospital Friday after police said she fell ill after ate a brownie at school. The incident came on April 20 — a day in which marijuana use is celebrated.
To fix pothole pocked roads and crumbling bridges across Virginia would cost about $13.1 billion, and that’s just the VDOT estimate to get the roads up to “fair” condition.
Maryland gubernatorial candidate Ben Jealous says marijuana should be fully legalized, and people who live in areas that have been the most negatively affected by the nation’s drug laws should get preference for jobs in the industry.
Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan is responding to ethics concerns raised over a $68.5 million consulting contract, which is related to a multibillion plan to widen parts of the Capital Beltway and Interstate 270.
Police in Virginia say a man stole an ambulance, drove it while intoxicated and then crashed it.
The boring machine that will help expand Virginia’s bridge and tunnel at the mouth of Chesapeake Bay has been named Chessie, after the bay’s fabled sea monster.
Montgomery County police arrested a man Thursday in Silver Spring, Maryland, for attempted rape. And when they nabbed him, they caught him with his pants unzipped.
Scam alert: Someone claiming to be a Loudoun County Sheriff’s deputy is calling residents and asking them to pay a fine for not showing up for jury duty.
Marking 19 years since the massacre at Columbine High School that killed 13 people, local students are participating in a walkout protest on Friday to call for gun control. See photos.
An art installation near Bethesda-Chevy Chase High School features nearly 200 white T-shirts hanging on a fence inscribed with magic market. The shirts symbolize the 199 teen victims of gun violence in 2018, alone, student organizers say.
A man armed with a knife strangled and tried to sexually assault a woman in the Arlington Mill neighborhood, according to scanner traffic.
D.C. chef Jose Andres is among 100 people Time considers this year’s most influential people. Andres makes the list for hurricane relief efforts in Haiti and Puerto Rico.
It’s been 50 years since parts of D.C., erupted in a wave of rioting, looting and arson, in the wake of the assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King. WTOP takes an in-depth look at what happened and what people remember.