As the stories go, almost a dozen specters haunt Old Stone House, including a violent one named George. Then there’s the Halcyon House and the M Street Bridge. But are there any actual hauntings in Georgetown? Maybe. WTOP’s Will Vitka headed out to several spooky sites to find out.
There are plenty of spooks, specters and spirits allegedly haunting Lafayette Square Park and multiple buildings surrounding the area. Is there any truth to the tales of ectoplasmic entities overstaying their welcome? WTOP’s Will Vitka took to the late-night streets to find out.
U.S. News & World Report ranks luxury hotels across the country and in D.C., Maryland and Virginia. See photos of the highest-rated hotels in the area.
A racist Snapchat posted by members of Alpha Phi at George Washington University has lead to campuswide outrage, and for the three people involved to have their sorority membership terminated.
As a light snow cleared out of the D.C. region on Tuesday morning, gusty winds are beginning to move in. Wind chills will plummet into the teens and wind gusts may reach 40 mph.
Panera Bread is recalling cream cheese products nationwide after a sample of one of the products tested positive for listeria monocytogenes.
Police have arrested 21-year-old Anthony Moaf after he had barricaded himself since 4 a.m. on Sunday in Herndon, Virginia. No one was injured in the incident but a standoff with Moaf, who police believe was armed, lasted for nearly 10 hours.
A hospital that turned into D.C.’s largest homeless shelter will be closed and replaced with short-term housing spread throughout the city.
Mass transit systems are running business as usual on the first workday of the government shutdown but MARC will offer extra capacity for federal employees returning home early.
At a car wash in Montgomery County, Maryland, at least 500 people had their vehicles cleaned up over the weekend. See photos.
Police are investigating a fatal shooting that happened in Southeast D.C. on Saturday.
A Republican activist and party member from Northern Virginia has resigned from and renounced the party, citing anti-immigrant sentiment, nativism and populism.
Metro’s Red Line will single track Tuesday morning after Monday’s derailment. Trains will run every 10 minutes between Glenmont and Shady Grove Metro stations. Commuters should plan for extra travel time.
“THIS PLACE IS A SHITHOLE” flashed onto the facade of Trump Hotel in D.C. on Saturday, among other statements protesting his alleged comments on immigration. See photos and video of the projections.
Law enforcement officials in Loudoun County, Virginia, are investigating several reports of Ku Klux Klan flyers found over the weekend.
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.