Instead of boosting bus lanes and other improvements all across the region, several people involved in the analysis for Metro’s Bus Transformation Project are concerned Metro may simply use it as cover to significantly cut Metrobus service in many areas.
The devastation left by Hurricane Michael in several states is still coming into focus, with coastal Florida cities destroyed beyond recognition, and homes, businesses and agriculture torn or swamped from Georgia to Virginia.
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Row after row of beachfront homes were so obliterated by Michael’s surging seas and howling winds that only slabs of concrete in the sand remain, a testament that this was ground zero when the epic Category 4 hurricane slammed ashore at midweek.
Leesburg Police won’t confirm that a sexual assault occurred at the high school, only saying they’re investigating what they call an “alleged incident.”
Virginia authorities say four people drowned and a firefighter was killed, raising Michael-related death toll to 11. Power companies are working to restore electricity to hundreds of thousands.
A report shows more than 675,000 offenses haven’t been entered into Virginia’s main criminal record database because of missing fingerprints.
Brian Welsh, 38, of Herndon, Virginia, remains the sole suspect in the January shooting deaths of 65-year-old Mala Manwani and her 32-year-old son, Rishi.
A father and son have been arrested in the death of a man who disappeared 14 years ago and whose body was found four years ago.
Los Angeles-based Sky Zone trampoline park will open its newest D.C.-area location in Sterling, complete with a ropes course, a zip line and virtual reality experience.
The abduction and assault charges against a now former University of Virginia student arrested during a notorious neighborhood block party will move forward.
Top lawmakers are pushing for more public parking as part of a $300 million makeover of Capitol Square in Richmond, Virginia.
The congressionally-funded initiative targets federal resources to help communities affected by job losses in coal mining and coal power plant operations.
The Cole was attacked Oct. 12, 2000 in a port in Yemen by al-Qaida. A boat posing as a trash barge motored to the ship and blasted a massive hole, killing 17 sailors and injuring 37.
Hanover County firefighter Lt. Brad Clark died Thursday night and three other firefighters were seriously injured while providing help at a highway crash.
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.