The latest report from the Virginia State Police found 2017 saw a marked increase in the number of crimes considered hate crimes. The report details the number and types of crimes committed in the state in 2017.
Sunday afternoon brought steady rain once again into the Washington, D.C. area. Many reports came in of rivers getting close to flood stage, along with flood watches and warnings for most of the area.
The coordinated federal-local crackdown in Northern Virginia last year has resulted in dozens of convictions. Firearms, cocaine, crystal meth, heroin, ecstasy, marijuana, cash and vehicles were also seized.
A strong band of storms rolled into the Washington, D.C. area late Tuesday afternoon, prompting a series of watches and warnings for both severe thunderstorms and flooding through the evening.
Patricia Hill was found guilty Monday of spraying NRA lobbyist Chris Cox’s Alexandria home with fake blood in January.
A school resource officer who police said accidentally fired his service weapon inside an Alexandria, Virginia, middle school in March has been indicted by a grand jury on two misdemeanor charges.
The rains have subsided but flooding concerns remain for parts of the shoreline in Southwest D.C. and in Arlington County and Alexandria. Here’s what you need to know.
As crews continue to clean up the scene of a derailed CSX train in Alexandria, Virginia, VRE told WTOP it will operate full, regular service Monday morning on both Fredericksburg and Manassas lines. Amtrak will also run scheduled operations as normal.
A 9-year-old boy suffered head injuries and later died after he was stuck between a motorized room partition and a wall at Franconia Elementary School.
The elevators missing certificates were located at Prince George’s Plaza, Largo Town Center, Capitol Heights, Addison Road, Fort Totten, West Hyattsville, College Park and Greenbelt. All of these missing certificates were noted in January inspection reports only made publicly available this month.
A federal grand jury returned an 11-count indictment charging Ahmad ‘Umar Agha and Firas Dardar with conspiracy and aggravated identity theft.
The decision to eliminate a planned entrance to the proposed Potomac Yard Metro station has sparked outrage for some in Alexandria.
The body was found Wednesday morning in the river not far from the marina in Old Town.
A city-appointed citizens group is suggesting significant pay raises for Alexandria’s mayor and council. It would be the first since 2003.
A crowd turned out in the Mount Vernon section of Alexandria Wednesday night to tell regional transportation planners it’s time they got money for road improvements. “My parents were promised these improvements back in the ’50s and ’60s,” said Peter Sitnik of the Mount Vernon Council of Citizens Association.
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.