D.C.’s attorney general says his new “mandatory reporting” bill to deal with clergy sexual abuse is not targeting any particular religions.
Distracted driving has been a problem for years, but the cause of the distraction has changed dramatically — and resulted in hundreds of crash deaths.
Air safety is being affected by the ongoing partial government shutdown, according to Virginia’s senators.
Two of Rose McGowan’s attorneys in her Virginia drug case are now defending Harvey Weinstein — the man McGowan accuses of sexually assaulting her.
The Glass Enclosed Nerve Center is moving and everything is up for auction. We’ve loved this stuff, sometimes cursed at it and used it every day to gather and produce WTOP news. Please give it a good home.
Hyeong J. Suh, 29, is charged with attempted capital murder and breaking and entering — both felonies. The maximum sentence for attempted capital murder is life in prison.
An auto safety advocacy group’s report shows a wide discrepancy in the local safety laws in Virginia, Maryland, D.C. and West Virginia. In compiling its report card, the group tallied how many of 16 safety laws each state and jurisdiction passed that involved occupant protection, child passenger safety, teen driving, impaired driving and distracted driving.
New video and interviews are adding context to the tense viral standoff between a Native American elder and a Kentucky high school student.
The prestigious all-boys private school in Bethesda, Maryland, says investigators received seven “highly credible” reports from alumni about sex abuse by a former teacher.
This will be the first kitten-only cat cafe in the U.S.
Quick thinking by a nanny prevented the abduction of a young girl in front of her Georgetown home, according to police
One pest control company has compiled their “Top 50 Bedbug Cities” list. Find out where Washington, D.C. and Baltimore rank this year. (Spoiler: it isn’t good.)
WTOP reporter Neal Augenstein was the only reporter at the Loudoun County courtroom when Rose McGowan entered her no contest plea to a reduced drug charge. He shares what happened behind the scenes.
McGowan agreed to pay a $2500 fine and accept the charge of misdemeanor possession of a controlled substance.
With up to 20,000 federal employees living in Loudoun County, local leaders are offering some help to those affected by the partial shutdown.
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.