An African-American lawyer has filed a complaint against a Maryland sheriff’s deputy who detained him after mistaking him for a suspect.
Police have arrested nine people in Arlington accused of engaging in sex work after the department teamed up with the FBI.
Late Tuesday, Gov. Ralph Northam proposed increased truck registration fees across Virginia, a higher diesel tax to more closely match neighboring states, and an expansion of the additional gas tax charged in Northern Virginia and Hampton Roads to include all areas along Interstate 81.
A measure to create a state board to make prescription drugs more affordable has passed the Maryland House.
Monumental Sports owner Ted Leonsis said Wednesday he hopes there will be a sports betting location on the Capital One Arena grounds. Its future home could be the Greene Turtle restaurant, which it was surprisingly announced earlier this month would close later this spring.
The Maryland General Assembly has passed a bill to permanently protect five oyster sanctuaries in the law.
The finalists for the biggest awards in the food industry are out, and D.C. is represented on the list of 2019 James Beard Award nominees.
The cities of Bristol, Roanoke, and Salem, along with Roanoke and Alleghany counties, are the most recent Virginia localities to file suit against drugmakers.
The Three Mile Island nuclear reactor partially melted down 40 years ago on March 28, 1979. See photos from the disaster.
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.
Virginia Attorney General Mark Herring says the first phase of a $3.4 million effort to eliminate the state’s rape kit backlog is complete.
Parsons just this month completed the relocation of its corporate headquarters from Pasadena, California, to Centreville, Virginia, where the company already had a major presence.
Maryland’s governor has appointed a former state police major as acting secretary of the state’s correctional services and public safety department.
Information Technology contractor Zantech IT Services will invest $318,000 to expand its Tysons Corner headquarters and more than double its workforce.
In Northern Virginia, Blue Bell Ice Cream will make its return to Fredericksburg, Manassas, Culpepper and Quantico.
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.