WASHINGTON – Two turkeys from South Dakota are expected to receive presidential pardons Tuesday, as President Donald Trump participates in the White House Thanksgiving tradition. The 40-pound birds have been named Peas and Carrots, and…
Amazon.com Inc. CEO Jeff Bezos and his wife, MacKenzie, have donated $10 million to three D.C.-area nonprofits to support their fights against homelessness.
Wegmans has cemented a deal to open at Reston Crescent, where developer Brookfield Properties hopes the popular grocer will serve as an anchor to attract others to the 4 million-square-foot mixed-use development.
A semi-trailer struck a Toyota Tacoma, overturning it several times into a median on U.S. 15.
A historic landmark church in Capitol Hill’s Stanton Park has been converted into six multistory luxury condos, all with unique original details, called The Bell Tower at Stanton Park. See photos.
Jim Barnett, Gov. Larry Hogan’s campaign manager, said Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam’s 2017 win, propelled almost exclusively by moderate-to-liberal suburban women, served as a blueprint for Hogan’s own winning campaign earlier this month.
The agreement with MV Transportation will provide “hundreds” of wheelchair-accessible vehicles in New York, Boston, Philadelphia, Washington, Chicago and Toronto, Uber said.
The second-busiest travel day for Thanksgiving is the day before the holiday, with 2.93 million people flying the day before Thanksgiving. The busiest is the Sunday after Thanksgiving. Here’s what you need to know if you are taking a flight.
The last thing anyone wants this Thanksgiving is for a fire to gobble up their house. Fairfax County Fire and Rescue is sharing some tips this year from the Consumer Product Safety Commission for those who want to use a turkey fryer to cook up dinner.
A Keedysville couple — whose bodies were found Sunday and Monday — were registered as the owners of the boat.
The rule changes apply to blueline tilefish, a species that has been caught from Massachusetts to Florida over the years. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration authorized the quota bump north of Virginia’s border with North Carolina.
From next Monday through the end of the day Dec. 9, crews will shut down the Yellow Line bridge over the Potomac River to rebuild the concrete pads and other track support infrastructure. But before that, here’s what public transit will look like during Thanksgiving.
Alexandria leaders reject the notion that Amazon’s move to Northern Virginia will tangle up traffic. “We are focusing on ways to keep people moving in lots of different ways to get people around and we know we’re going to be able to do that,” said Alexandria Director of Transportation and Environmental Services Yon Lambert.
The three winners of WTOP’s 2018 Junior Reporter Contest visited the Glass-Enclosed Nerve Center, ready to learn about radio and to share their own stories. See photos and video of their visit, and watch their winning reports.
Tax officials told lawmakers Monday that the state now estimates it could bring in $165 million a year by forcing online shoppers to pay sales tax. Previous estimates had been at $250 million a year.
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.