Spirit Airlines just added Raleigh-Durham to its planned new BWI Marshall Airport routes this year, and will also start new flights to Jacksonville, Florida; Austin, Texas; and San Juan, Puerto Rico.
The weekslong partial federal government shutdown has made morning commutes significantly quieter, a new regional analysis found.
Interesting stories surround D.C. Engine Co. 3, which is responsible for protecting landmarks including the Capitol and Union Station. The historic building is over 100 years old, still retains features, such as fire poles and a spiral staircases. See video inside the historic firehouse.
Roads and sidewalks may have refrozen overnight, but the Wednesday morning commute shouldn’t be as bad. As Maryland, Virginia and D.C. emerge from the first major snowstorm of the year, another round of wintry weather may be on the way. WTOP has the details. Here’s what you need to know.
The tribute will feature hit songs from “The Wizard of Oz,” “Meet Me in St. Louis,” “A Star is Born” and more.
From Oct. 1 to Dec. 31, 302 petitions have been filed across the state, with Anne Arundel, Harford and Baltimore counties having the most orders, said Montgomery County Sheriff Darren Popkin.
A man has died Tuesday after a shooting on North Capitol Street in Northwest D.C., not far from Dunbar High School.
The 4.7-magnitude quake occurred around 6:30 p.m. in the Atlantic, at a depth of 10 kilometers, or just over 6 miles. No tsunami warning has been issued.
Mayor Catherine Pugh’s office announced Tuesday that Chris Ryer will become the department’s next director. He’ll take over for acting director Laurie Feinberg.
A Maryland House committee is scheduled to get an update on how a new law is being implemented that allows courts to temporarily restrict firearms access for people found to be a risk to themselves or others.
Karen Pence is adding a little color to her life; the second lady returned to the classroom as an art teacher Tuesday.
Debbie Siers-Hill, 63, was sentenced Monday after pleading guilty last year to possessing the poison. A spokeswoman for the chief medical examiner’s office said the cause and manner of death of 67-year-old Frederick Brooks remains “undetermined.”
Federal judge has decided the government can’t be forced to pay federal employees during the ongoing partial government shutdown, according to multiple media reports. A U.S. District judge in Washington declined a request by federal employee unions to issue a temporary restraining order blocking the government from requiring employees to show up for work without pay.
Virginia has taken another step toward becoming the 38th state to ratify the Equal Rights Amendment.
They came professionally dressed, some with bulging portfolios, others with the simple color-coded folders. And they were all looking for one thing: a job to fill as they wait for the partial government shutdown to end.
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.