Prince George’s County police responded to Route 210 in Acoceek around 12 a.m. and found Cpl. Patrick “P.J.” Mann, a Charles County officer, dead inside his car.
This weekend marks the second missed paycheck for federal workers, and they’re getting a little help thanks to a big donation from anonymous members of the business community.
Virginia’s State Corporation Commission has approved the construction of two Dominion Energy solar power facilities that will offset electricity use by Facebook’s new data center, under the condition that customers will be protected from the performance risk.
A plan to begin taxing online sales in Virginia has advanced, but the senate majority leader has given lobbyists for eBay and other electronic marketplaces until early next week to craft a compromise around when they’ll begin collecting taxes from small sellers.
Potential Democratic presidential candidate Michael Bloomberg said Friday that Donald Trump’s presidency “cannot be helped” and was “dangerous” for the country.
Alexandria leaders are considering a series of additional mitigation measures, including increasing HOV lane requirements and creating new slugging locations in the city to help offset Blue and Yellow line closures this summer.
Distracted driving has been a problem for years, but the cause of the distraction has changed dramatically — and resulted in hundreds of crash deaths.
Virginia regulators estimate that consumers may have to pay significantly more for electricity under Gov. Ralph Northam’s plan to reduce air pollution by joining a carbon cap-and-trade program with other states.
Banks and credit unions are offering assistance for federal workers during the partial government shutdown. See what’s being offered.
In New York, Connecticut and Nevada, statewide college systems have agreed to delay payments for students who are federal employees or rely on family members in federal jobs. At least 20 other schools have made similar offers as they scramble to keep students from dropping out amid the financial pinch.
Trump associate Roger Stone has been arrested in Florida and charged with witness tampering and other crimes, according to the Special counsel’s office.
Less than six months from the planned retirement of University of Maryland President Wallace Loh, the school has yet to begin the search for his successor and WTOP has confirmed that Loh has made it known to the Board of Regents he’s not ready to retire yet.
Citing a number of recent massacres involving religious institutions around the country, the Virginia Senate passed a bill Thursday that would allow people to carry guns into churches.
Norfolk officials said in a statement Thursday that furloughed workers would be considered for immediate employment for various jobs.
The Virginia Farm Bureau Federation’s annual “Legislative Day” will be held Monday. The theme of the event is “Farmers in Action” to emphasize the importance of farmers being politically active.
The three-part series "The making of Marion Barry" looks at how the future mayor got his start in the civil rights movement, how he became a power player in the city and his enduring legacy.
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.