Embattled former Warren County Sheriff Daniel T. McEathron, who was among numerous county officials and entities immersed in ongoing scandals, was found dead Tuesday outside Front Royal, according to Virginia State Police.
Conditions are ripe for a colorful fall foliage season, but a Virginia Tech tree expert notes some bright sunny days are needed to coax out the best displays that include red.
Want to see the stars? Shenandoah National Park is packed with events, especially for folks headed to the park for the Night Sky Festival.
On Friday night, skywatchers worldwide can see Mars rise in the southeast at sunset. And, for those in the Eastern Hemisphere, the sky will also feature the longest total lunar eclipse of this century.
Go out and see the celestial parade of the visible planets known to our ancestors — Mercury, Venus, Mars, Jupiter and Saturn — gracing our skies overnight.
Even with summer’s longer days, there is still plenty to enjoy in the night sky. WTOP Sky Guy Greg Redfern gives the lowdown on how to spot a planet among the stars and what astronomy events are happening in the D.C. area.
A local destination offers a digital detox and a million-dollar view — all in 160 square feet. See photos.
Family friendly, with astronomy stuff for all ages, the second annual Night Sky Festival will occur over four days and nights at Shenandoah National Park.
The first hints of fall color are beginning to pop up along the Shenandoah mountains, but dry weather threatens to mute seasonal displays in the more urban parts of the D.C. area.
Due to light pollution, 80 percent of Americans cannot see the Milky Way Galaxy. At Shenandoah National Park, especially this time of year, the Milky Way is a celestial splendor that can be seen sprawling across the sky from the South to the North.
The FBI is hopihng to bring attention to the murders of 24-year-old Julianne “Julie” Williams and 26-year-old Laura “Lollie” Winans on the 20th anniversary of when their bodies were discovered in Shenandoah National Park.
The National Park Service has said the fire was likely human caused, but that remains under investigation.
An autopsy by the northern Virginia office of the state medical examiner concluded that missing Fairfax County firefighter Nicole Mittendorff committed suicide.
A body has been discovered not far from the trailhead where the search for a missing Fairfax County firefighter has centered, the National Park Service said late Thursday afternoon.
The search widens in Shenandoah National Park for Nicole Mittendorff, a missing Fairfax County Fire and Rescue firefighter.
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