A Coke machine with a picture of the late NASCAR legend Dale Earnhardt Sr. on it has been stolen from the Winston Store along U.S. 522 South in Culpeper County. The machine was taken on Tuesday, May 21.
There’s nothing like spending a hot, summer day at the beach with an ice cold drink. Whether you’re on vacation or just getting away for a few days, WTOP has the top spots to hit.
Worldwide, the District checked in at 52 for highest bicycle usage, according to European insurance company COYA.
Ocean City is finding a new use for all those cigarette butts littering the ground. Dozens of metal boxes and tubes designated for the recyclable butts have been set up outside of restaurants, bars, condos and other shops in the beach town to create benches.
Metro says it’s figured out what caused a 3000 Series rail car to open its doors as it was moving along the Orange Line earlier this week. They’ve removed 26 cars with a similar configuration from service and put the rest back on the rails.
There are lots of places in the Rehoboth — Lewes area of Delaware that offer a range of experiences to people who want to sight-see and take in the beaches in a more unique way.
Averaging out the top 100 largest cities in America, a one bedroom rents for under $1,400 a month — up a modest 4.3% in the last year. But that’s a minor increase compared to what some D.C. neighborhoods have seen.
Not a fan of roller coasters? You might want to sit out the Firebird at Six Flags in Prince George’s County, Maryland. If you dig coasters, it’s a lot of fun, WTOP’s John Domen says. Check out his play-by-play.
D.C. police say they’re investigating a Tuesday incident in Anacostia that led to four arrests. The incident was recorded by witnesses on their phones and the video is now circulating online, though it doesn’t show the entire confrontation from start to finish.
Now, it won’t only be developers who identify where any wetlands are that could be impacted by a project. The county and the state will both travel to those scenes to verify.
The effort to close United Medical Center is being led by Ward 7’s Vince Gray, who said closing the hospital will save D.C. substantial amounts of money.
The Punkin Chunkin World Championships, a Delaware tradition and competition to see who can launch leftover Halloween pumpkins the farthest, may be headed to Ocean City, Maryland.
The waters of the Potomac River, especially in the stretch where they form in the mountains and flow past Washington, are getting cleaner. But a new report says there’s still more work to do to get the river as clean as it was once upon a time.
Ride-hail drivers in several cities around the country are supposed to be going on strike Wednesday as part of an effort to push Uber and Lyft to offer drivers more protections. But on the streets of downtown D.C. Wednesday morning, there was no shortage of drivers looking for their next rides.
D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser has been urging city officials to commercialize marijuana, creating more tax revenue and jobs, but a group called Smart Approaches to Marijuana says that may have negative consequences.
Recreating the District in video game form was no small task. Here's how the developers did it.