The Washington Redskins’ new wide receiver said it was some ‘Welcome to the East Coast’ when a Virginia state trooper pulled him over and asked if he was a gang member or dealt drugs.
Lanes closures are on tap for overnight drivers on the Beltway in Virginia as work crews hoist steel for a new overpass.
Drive Smart will start visiting the schools this week, including: Culpeper County High School, Eastern View High School, Louisa County High School and Albemarle High School.
The new analysis method will weigh factors like biodiversity, water quality protection and high-value forest cores.
Capital Bikeshare stations are coming to Gravelly Point and the parking lot of Theodore Roosevelt Island as part of a funded expansion of Bikeshare along the Mount Vernon Trail.
A Senate committee will meet that day to consider budget bills amid a push for Medicaid expansion. Formal negotiations over a budget deal can then begin — but a June 30 government shutdown deadline looms.
The Koch Foundation gives tens of millions of dollars annually to universities all over the country, but no school has received more Koch money than Fairfax-based George Mason University.
Dozens of environmentalists and others are speaking out against a proposal from the Environmental Protection Agency that would roll back regulations governing the disposal of ash generated by coal-burning power plants.
When it’s adopted May 1, the county’s real estate tax rate will rise and the average homeowner can plan on paying hundreds of dollars more.
Nashville-based Prisoner Transportation Services, which bills itself as the nation’s largest prisoner extradition company, allegedly kept a man shackled in the back of a van for 18 days as it wound through the country picking up inmates in an effort at cost efficiency.
38-year-old Nicole Foxx was found guilty of a voluntary manslaughter charge but not second degree murder.
Del. Glenn Davis announced Tuesday he’s not going to run for mayor of Virginia Beach because he doesn’t want Republicans to lose their slim majority in the House of Delegates.
To honor Nabra Hassanen’s life, Pious Projects made a documentary to commemorate her. The non-profit will screen the film at the event on Saturday at the Reston Community Center.
An appeals court has upheld the conviction of a former Virginia police officer who was sentenced to 2½ years in prison for fatally shooting an unarmed black teenager suspected of shoplifting.
The location at 2900 S. Quincy Street is in the office building behind the Post Office and near the Village at Shirlington parking garage.
It’s been 50 years since parts of D.C., erupted in a wave of rioting, looting and arson, in the wake of the assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King. WTOP takes an in-depth look at what happened and what people remember.