Parts of the WTOP listening area are cleaning up after a storm dumped close to a foot of snow in southwestern Virginia and prompted school closings and delays in both Virginia and Maryland.
Snow began to accumulate in the southern suburbs of D.C. late Sunday afternoon. Some residents in the snowy areas sent in some photos of what they were seeing while they were wrapping up their weekend. See photos.
A person who allegedly fired a weapon from a moving car led Prince William County police on a car chase. The car struck three cars and two people were injured.
Shriharsh Laxman Pole, 65, operated the Excel Medical Clinic in Woodbridge, even though his license had been suspended by the Virginia Board of Medicine for improper prescription of opiates.
Southbound travel on Interstate 95 was stalled for almost an hour on Monday morning, as officials responded to a burning RV in Woodbridge, Va. See video.
A 60-year-old Woodbridge, Virginia, woman fatally shot her husband in an argument Wednesday night, Prince William County police said. Rene Rachelle Drake has been charged with second-degree murder in the death of her husband, Timothy Tyrone Drake.
A Woodbridge, Virginia, man was arrested and charged with driving under the influence Sunday after a crash that killed a passenger of his car.
Virginia state herpetologist JD Kleopfer said in a Facebook post this week that the snake found last September in Prince William County had died.
Two Prince William County police officers were justified when they shot and injured a man who had fired on them in what authorities called an ambush, a review conducted by county prosecutors has found. One of the officers was struck in the back, police revealed for the first time Thursday, but his bulletproof vest absorbed the shot.
Derek Branch, 29, was arrested and charged with carnal knowledge of a child after an investigation revealed he had inappropriate contact with a 14-year-old girl during the summer of 2018.
For the sixth straight year, Northern Virginia residents are providing warmth to Syrian refugees facing a cold winter in refugee camps. The region’s annual, month-long blanket and coat drive is underway.
There was “more than one gun in play” when an altercation between four men led to a double homicide in Woodbridge, Virginia, last weekend, according to police.
A 22-year-old Arlington, Virginia, man was arrested Tuesday in connection with a double homicide in Woodbridge, which police say happened over a planned meeting with two others to sell shoes.
Two people are dead and another is hospitalized after a commuter bus and a sedan collided in Woodbridge, Virginia, on Monday night.
Police officials in Prince William County are praising officers for their bravery after they were shot at by a man with a rifle Sunday evening in an attack the police called an “ambush.”
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.