Citing his slave-owning past, a Virginia town outside DC has officially decided not to name a refurbished park after one of its founding fathers in a move that’s fostered accusations of anti-Catholic and anti-Irish bias.
It’s been an ongoing controversy for the park initially named after Colonel John Fitzgerald, a former slave owner. But, council members announced the new, official name of the park along the Alexandria waterfront: Waterfront Park.
Thirty-nine-year-old Jon T. Wilkins of Arlington pleaded guilty Friday to knowingly receiving child pornography. He faces a mandatory minimum of five years in prison and a maximum 20 years behind bars.
This year’s traffic jams have been some of the worst, and local leaders are working with local and federal agencies to improve the George Washington Parkway and other roads before Amazon’s HQ2 arrives.
A 10-vehicle crash Monday morning involving two taxis, a dump truck and several other cars, sent one person to the hospital and closed the High Occupancy Vehicle Lanes of Interstate 395 in Shirlington, Virginia, for several hours.
Should Washington expect a dramatic acceleration in home price appreciation once Amazon starts marching its army of HQ2 employees into Northern Virginia?
Police arrested a man from Largo, Maryland on Saturday morning in connection with Diamond Moore’s death. Police say that this is the fourth homicide in Alexandria in 2018.
According to Alexandria police, officers were responding to reports of gunshots in the 1000 block of Vernon Street, just north of Old Town, when they came across a suspect with a gun. The suspect was shot and taken to a nearby hospital.
A 19-year-old Alexandria, Virginia, woman was fatally shot inside a Southeast D.C. home Friday night, police said.
U.S. District Judge Leonie Brinkema asked pointed questions of attorneys on both sides and took the issue under advisement.
One year after the shooting death of Bijan Ghaisar, his family gathered outside the Justice Department, looking for an update on the investigation into the shooting by U.S. Park Police.
The plan to expand the school’s 50-year presence in Northern Virginia has been accelerated thanks to Amazon’s decision to establish one of its two new headquarters at National Landing.
Police have identified a Virginia woman who was killed when she was thrown from a vehicle stuck on railroad tracks in Maryland.
In Amazon’s home of Seattle, housing prices have skyrocketed. But when Amazon moves to Crystal City, Alexandria officials say affordable housing won’t disappear.
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.
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.