The power has been knocked out Thursday morning for hundreds in Northern Virginia. Crews say it’s due to downed power lines and hope to have power restored later in the morning.
It’s not just the cost of new and used cars that keeps going up. Car insurance rates have also continued to climb – a new study showing rates have jumped about 3.5 percent since last year, and over 10 percent since 2011. And while that’s a lot, it’s still about half as high as the national average premium increase this decade.
The Stafford County Sheriff’s office said in a news release that Delvin Ladon Jackson, 37, of Stafford, was taken into custody Wednesday. Jackson works at Colonial Forge High School.
A local prosecutor has asked the judge to revoke the conditional release of a man who was found not guilty by reason of insanity in 2013 the shooting of a Virginia police officer.
The discovery of cocaine inside a Virginia inmate’s prosthetic leg has led to an investigation into a suspected drug distribution operation at that jail.
The Stafford County Sheriff’s Office said a 16-year-old boy broke into a home and was found intoxicated and asleep, nude but wrapped in a blanket, on a living room couch.
Construction on one of the busiest Interstate 95 interchanges in the Fredericksburg area has wrapped up on schedule, but there are a number of other major projects in the area set to continue for years.
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.
Police and SWAT set up a perimeter Friday night around a Stafford County, Virginia, home following reports that a man fired several shots inside his house.
Virginia State police say a driver crossed the center line on Route 1, causing a chain-reaction crash. Two women are now dead.
The man charged with murdering his wife in an Arlington County hotel allegedly told police they had attended a Marine Corps ball.
The newly opened Widewater State Park covers 1,100 acres, including two miles of water frontage along the Potomac River and Aquia Creek.
The man who was shot after kicking his way through two glass doors into the lobby of Fox 5 has been ordered held without bond, after a judge found probable cause in his burglary case.
A Virginia man is under arrest Monday after allegedly striking 10 vehicles in a parking lot and climbing onto the roof of a Five Guys to evade police.
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.