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6 Sears and Kmart stores in DC area to close | WTOP

The owner of Sears and Kmart has added another 96 stores to the list of those closing, including seven in the Washington suburbs. Read full article: 6 Sears and Kmart stores in DC area to c...→

6 Sears and Kmart stores in DC area to close | WTOP

The owner of Sears and Kmart has added another 96 stores to the list of those closing, including seven in the Washington suburbs. Read full article: 6 Sears and Kmart stores in DC area to c...→

DC man faces life in prison for abducting tourists in 2018 | WTOP

DC man faces life in prison for abducting tourists in 2018 | WTOP

The women were trying to find their Airbnb in D.C.’s Capitol Hill neighborhood when the 21-year-old pulled a gun on them and made them get in a stolen car, prosecutors said. Read full article: DC man faces life in prison for abductin...→

2 men plead guilty in suspected DC dogfighting case | WTOP

2 men plead guilty in suspected DC dogfighting case | WTOP

Two men arrested in connection with a suspected dogfighting operation in D.C. have learned their sentences, and three dogs seized during the investigation may be put up for adoption. Read full article: 2 men plead guilty in suspected DC dogfi...→

DC Council questions lawyers who investigated Councilman Jack Evans, reported ethics violations | WTOP

DC Council questions lawyers who investigated Councilman Jack Evans, reported ethics violations | WTOP

Two lawyers hired by D.C. Council to investigate Council member Jack Evans took questions about their report, which found numerous violations of ethics rules. Read full article: DC Council questions lawyers who investi...→

DC bill would boot, tow cars with multiple speeding, red light camera tickets | WTOP

Your car could soon be towed or booted in D.C. if you have multiple speeding tickets or red light violations. Read full article: DC bill would boot, tow cars with multip...→

Bye bye, Bei Bei: Giant panda set to leave DC for China | WTOP

Giant panda Bei Bei will bid adieu to the United States and depart for China on Tuesday morning, but not before taking part in one last Washingtonian tradition. Read full article: Bye bye, Bei Bei: Giant panda set to lea...→

Council members examine DC agencies’ ‘failure’ after fire | WTOP

Council members examine DC agencies’ ‘failure’ after fire | WTOP

“We need to be inspecting these properties, and we don’t have enough people to do it,” said one D.C. Council member. Read full article: Council members examine DC agencies’ ‘fa...→

Fire closes GSA Regional Office Building in DC | WTOP

Fire closes GSA Regional Office Building in DC | WTOP

The GSA Regional Office building in Southwest D.C. is closed for the day after a fire Monday. Read full article: Fire closes GSA Regional Office Building...→

State-of-the-art health care facility coming to Southeast DC | WTOP

State-of-the-art health care facility coming to Southeast DC | WTOP

D.C. leaders are hoping a new health care center will give residents in Southeast more access to needed services. Read full article: State-of-the-art health care facility co...→

Police: DC crossing guard stabbed driver over parking dispute | WTOP

Police: DC crossing guard stabbed driver over parking dispute | WTOP

Police in the nation’s capital say a school crossing guard stabbed a driver of a van for people with disabilities over a parking dispute. Read full article: Police: DC crossing guard stabbed driver...→

'Potomac River Rapist' suspect caught in South Carolina decades after DC-area attacks

'Potomac River Rapist' suspect caught in South Carolina decades after DC-area attacks

The FBI  and Washington, D.C. police finally arrested a suspect known as the “Potomac River Rapist” they’ve been searching for since the 1990s.  Read full article: 'Potomac River Rapist' suspect caught in...→

DC landlord accused of ‘inhumane’ living conditions, settles lawsuits | WTOP

DC landlord accused of ‘inhumane’ living conditions, settles lawsuits | WTOP

A D.C. landlord is paying back more than $1.1 million in rent payments to tenants of several apartment complexes where residents endured terrible living conditions Read full article: DC landlord accused of ‘inhumane’ living...→

DC Brau brews up its own hard seltzer | WTOP

DC Brau Brewing will roll out its own line of hard seltzers before Thanksgiving. They will be available in four flavors. Read full article: DC Brau brews up its own hard seltzer | ...→

North Glebe Road to close near Chain Bridge for water main repairs | WTOP

North Glebe Road to close near Chain Bridge for water main repairs | WTOP

The section of North Glebe Road where the 36-inch pipe burst will be closed no earlier than 7 p.m. Wednesday, according to the Arlington County Department of Environmental Services Read full article: North Glebe Road to close near Chain Bri...→

Guilty plea in crash that killed 2 on DC park bench; driver was drunk and speeding | WTOP

A 57-year-old man who crashed his SUV into a D.C. park, killing two people sitting on a bench, has pleaded guilty to voluntary manslaughter charges. Read full article: Guilty plea in crash that killed 2 on DC...→

Police: Teen stabbed in busy area of downtown Baltimore | WTOP

Baltimore police are working to identify four suspects in the stabbing of a teenage boy in the city’s busy Inner Harbor. Read full article: Police: Teen stabbed in busy area of dow...→

‘Potomac River Rapist’ suspect appears in DC courtroom | WTOP

‘Potomac River Rapist’ suspect appears in DC courtroom | WTOP

Giles Warrick, 60, has been charged with the 1998 rape and murder of a 29-year-old intern in D.C.’s Georgetown neighborhood. Read full article: ‘Potomac River Rapist’ suspect appears i...→

Thanksgiving, Black Friday Hours Extended Across Chicago Area Stores

Thanksgiving, Black Friday Hours Extended Across Chicago Area Stores

Grab your pumpkin pie to go! Some malls and department stores are expanding their Black Friday hours into Thanksgiving Day. Read full article: Thanksgiving, Black Friday Hours Extende...→

Pedestrian Accident with an MTA Bus Results in Death - Legal Factors Involved with the Accident In September a pedestrian accident occurred when an MTA bus hit a pedestrian around 2:30 a.m. in the Kingsbridge area of the Bronx close to West 231st ...

Pedestrian Accident with an MTA Bus Results in Death - Legal Factors Involved with the Accident In September a pedestrian accident occurred when an MTA bus hit a pedestrian around 2:30 a.m. in the Kingsbridge area of the Bronx close to West 231st ... Read full article: Pedestrian Accident with an MTA Bus Resu...→

Silver Spring man dies days after DC hit-and-run; driver still sought | WTOP

Silver Spring man dies days after DC hit-and-run; driver still sought | WTOP

A Silver Spring, Maryland, man died Tuesday after he was hit by a car near Union Station in D.C. last week, and the police are still looking for the driver. Read full article: Silver Spring man dies days after DC hit...→

DC, Va. reps want release of 911 calls in fatal Park Police shooting of Bijan Ghaisar | WTOP

DC, Va. reps want release of 911 calls in fatal Park Police shooting of Bijan Ghaisar | WTOP

D.C. Del. Eleanor Holmes Norton and U.S. Reps. Don Beyer and Jennifer Wexton, both representing Virginia, want the tapes related to the 2017 shooting of 25-year-old Bijan Ghaisar, of McLean, to be released. Read full article: DC, Va. reps want release of 911 calls i...→

Police: 17-year-old found fatally shot in Southeast DC | WTOP

Police: 17-year-old found fatally shot in Southeast DC | WTOP

Shaquan Buggie, of King George, Virginia, was found with multiple gunshot wounds in the 4600 block of Hillside Road in Southeast D.C. Read full article: Police: 17-year-old found fatally shot i...→

DC Adoption Day unites kids with forever families | WTOP

DC Adoption Day unites kids with forever families | WTOP

More than 30 children were officially adopted during Saturday’s D.C. Adoption Day Ceremony. Read full article: DC Adoption Day unites kids with forever...→

DC area’s top prosecutors team up to track illegal guns | WTOP

The Project Guardian DMV initiative will coordinate law enforcement in three jurisdictions with the goal of reducing gun violence. Read full article: DC area’s top prosecutors team up to tra...→

Arlington Memorial Bridge to close all weekend, starting late Friday | WTOP

The Arlington Memorial Bridge will close completely starting at 10 p.m. Friday, Nov. 15, and remain closed until 5 a.m. Monday, Nov. 18. Read full article: Arlington Memorial Bridge to close all w...→

DC restaurant tops Esquire’s Best New Restaurants list | WTOP

Esquire Magazine’s 2019 list of the Best New Restaurants in America puts D.C.’s Seven Reasons at the top of the list — and another local eatery made the top 10. Read full article: DC restaurant tops Esquire’s Best New Re...→

Take a ride on M-495: Commuter ferry service proposed for DC area | WTOP

Take a ride on M-495: Commuter ferry service proposed for DC area | WTOP

A proposed ferry service would take passengers from Woodbridge, Virginia, to D.C., along a marine highway the U.S. Department of Transportation is calling the “M-495.” Read full article: Take a ride on M-495: Commuter ferry ser...→

More tolling on the way for DC area | WTOP

More tolling on the way for DC area | WTOP

Maryland is speeding up plans to put toll lanes around the Beltway and over the Legion Bridge, and more toll roads in the area are on the way. Read full article: More tolling on the way for DC area | WT...→

DC-area home prices rise the most in almost six years | WTOP

The median price of a home that sold in the Washington metro area in October was $460,000, an October record and up 7.9% from a year ago. Read full article: DC-area home prices rise the most in alm...→

DC driver dies after Oct. crash that began with parking mishap | WTOP

A D.C. driver involved in a crash late last month that began after he struck a parked car while backing out of a parking space and then sped off has died. Read full article: DC driver dies after Oct. crash that beg...→

Boil water advisory lifted in Arlington, could remain for DC until midday Sunday | WTOP

Boil water advisory lifted in Arlington, could remain for DC until midday Sunday | WTOP

The boil water advisory that has impacted a portion of Arlington, Virginia, has been lifted, though the advisory remains for now in D.C. Read full article: Boil water advisory lifted in Arlington,...→

DC bars, restaurants hope to take bets by Super Bowl | WTOP

D.C. bars and restaurants could be ready to take your bets by Super Bowl Sunday, even though plans for sports betting are tied up in the city’s bureaucracy as well as the courts. Read full article: DC bars, restaurants hope to take bets b...→

DC man arrested in deadly shooting at Virginia recording studio | WTOP

A D.C. man was arrested Wednesday in connection to a deadly shooting after a fight at a recording studio in Woodbridge, Virginia, earlier this week. Read full article: DC man arrested in deadly shooting at Vi...→

NORAD to conduct flight exercises over DC | WTOP

NORAD to conduct flight exercises over DC | WTOP

Don’t be frightened if you see and hear military aircraft speeding overhead Thursday night in the D.C. area — it’s all part of an exercise. Read full article: NORAD to conduct flight exercises over D...→

DC attorney general sues DoorDash for pocketing tips | WTOP

D.C. Attorney General Karl Racine said Tuesday that DoorDash misled consumers who believed their tips would go to workers, not the company’s bottom line. Read full article: DC attorney general sues DoorDash for po...→

Westbound center lane on Bay Bridge to close for road work | WTOP

The Maryland Transportation Authority is closing the center westbound lane on the Bay Bridge from 10:45 a.m. to 2:45 p.m. for two days, from Tuesday through Thursday. Read full article: Westbound center lane on Bay Bridge to c...→

Petition submitted to force recall vote of DC Council member Jack Evans | WTOP

Petition submitted to force recall vote of DC Council member Jack Evans | WTOP

The D.C. Council committee tasked with the investigation of Ward 2 Council member Jack Evans will hold a meeting on Tuesday. Read full article: Petition submitted to force recall vote ...→

Driving times expected to triple on day before Thanksgiving in DC area, nationwide | WTOP

Driving times expected to triple on day before Thanksgiving in DC area, nationwide | WTOP

More drivers will be hitting the roads for Thanksgiving this year, AAA said Monday, and the D.C. area will be no exception. Read full article: Driving times expected to triple on day ...→

Things to do around DC this weekend: Nov. 15–17 | WTOP

Looking for something to do this weekend? Here are your best bets for weekend entertainment in the D.C. area, Nov. 15–17. Read full article: Things to do around DC this weekend: Nov...→

DC-area tattoo artist helping Nats fans make World Series celebration permanent | WTOP

DC-area tattoo artist helping Nats fans make World Series celebration permanent | WTOP

The “curly W” and the World Series Championship trophy are now permanently inked on some local fans after an excited tattoo artist offered fans a special deal on some body art. Read full article: DC-area tattoo artist helping Nats fans ...→

Former DC firefighter sentenced in deadly drag race that killed innocent driver | WTOP

Former DC firefighter sentenced in deadly drag race that killed innocent driver | WTOP

A former D.C. firefighter is going to prison for his role in a drag race that killed an uninvolved driver four years ago. Read full article: Former DC firefighter sentenced in deadl...→

Where to take the family when they visit DC | WTOP

The next time you have visitors in town, try these not-so-typical destinations, and show your family another side of D.C. Read full article: Where to take the family when they visit...→

DC vows more tickets for bike lane blockers | WTOP

Leaders in D.C. are moving forward with an effort to reduce the number of traffic violations that happen in bike lanes across the city. Read full article: DC vows more tickets for bike lane block...→

Last organist to play in Notre Dame to hold DC concert | WTOP

One of the last organists to play in Notre Dame before flames ravaged the centuries-old cathedral last spring, is coming to D.C. for a free concert. Read full article: Last organist to play in Notre Dame to h...→

When did you last move? The other reason DC homeowners are staying put | WTOP

The average length of time between when homeowners buy their home and sell it is a record 13.5 years in the D.C. metro area. Read full article: When did you last move? The other reason...→

DC bars, restaurants hope to take bets by Super Bowl | WTOP

D.C. bars and restaurants could be ready to take your bets by Super Bowl Sunday, even though plans for sports betting are tied up in the city’s bureaucracy as well as the courts. Read full article: DC bars, restaurants hope to take bets b...→

Thanksgiving, Black Friday Hours Extended Across Chicago Area Stores

Thanksgiving, Black Friday Hours Extended Across Chicago Area Stores

Grab your pumpkin pie to go! Some malls and department stores are expanding their Black Friday hours into Thanksgiving Day. Read full article: Thanksgiving, Black Friday Hours Extende...→

2 men plead guilty in suspected DC dogfighting case | WTOP

2 men plead guilty in suspected DC dogfighting case | WTOP

Two men arrested in connection with a suspected dogfighting operation in D.C. have learned their sentences, and three dogs seized during the investigation may be put up for adoption. Read full article: 2 men plead guilty in suspected DC dogfi...→

NORAD to conduct flight exercises over DC | WTOP

NORAD to conduct flight exercises over DC | WTOP

Don’t be frightened if you see and hear military aircraft speeding overhead Thursday night in the D.C. area — it’s all part of an exercise. Read full article: NORAD to conduct flight exercises over D...→

Silver Spring man dies days after DC hit-and-run; driver still sought | WTOP

Silver Spring man dies days after DC hit-and-run; driver still sought | WTOP

A Silver Spring, Maryland, man died Tuesday after he was hit by a car near Union Station in D.C. last week, and the police are still looking for the driver. Read full article: Silver Spring man dies days after DC hit...→

DC bill would boot, tow cars with multiple speeding, red light camera tickets | WTOP

Your car could soon be towed or booted in D.C. if you have multiple speeding tickets or red light violations. Read full article: DC bill would boot, tow cars with multip...→

Westbound center lane on Bay Bridge to close for road work | WTOP

The Maryland Transportation Authority is closing the center westbound lane on the Bay Bridge from 10:45 a.m. to 2:45 p.m. for two days, from Tuesday through Thursday. Read full article: Westbound center lane on Bay Bridge to c...→

DC, Va. reps want release of 911 calls in fatal Park Police shooting of Bijan Ghaisar | WTOP

DC, Va. reps want release of 911 calls in fatal Park Police shooting of Bijan Ghaisar | WTOP

D.C. Del. Eleanor Holmes Norton and U.S. Reps. Don Beyer and Jennifer Wexton, both representing Virginia, want the tapes related to the 2017 shooting of 25-year-old Bijan Ghaisar, of McLean, to be released. Read full article: DC, Va. reps want release of 911 calls i...→

Council members examine DC agencies’ ‘failure’ after fire | WTOP

Council members examine DC agencies’ ‘failure’ after fire | WTOP

“We need to be inspecting these properties, and we don’t have enough people to do it,” said one D.C. Council member. Read full article: Council members examine DC agencies’ ‘fa...→

Driving times expected to triple on day before Thanksgiving in DC area, nationwide | WTOP

Driving times expected to triple on day before Thanksgiving in DC area, nationwide | WTOP

More drivers will be hitting the roads for Thanksgiving this year, AAA said Monday, and the D.C. area will be no exception. Read full article: Driving times expected to triple on day ...→

DC Adoption Day unites kids with forever families | WTOP

DC Adoption Day unites kids with forever families | WTOP

More than 30 children were officially adopted during Saturday’s D.C. Adoption Day Ceremony. Read full article: DC Adoption Day unites kids with forever...→

State-of-the-art health care facility coming to Southeast DC | WTOP

State-of-the-art health care facility coming to Southeast DC | WTOP

D.C. leaders are hoping a new health care center will give residents in Southeast more access to needed services. Read full article: State-of-the-art health care facility co...→

Things to do around DC this weekend: Nov. 15–17 | WTOP

Looking for something to do this weekend? Here are your best bets for weekend entertainment in the D.C. area, Nov. 15–17. Read full article: Things to do around DC this weekend: Nov...→

Arlington Memorial Bridge to close all weekend, starting late Friday | WTOP

The Arlington Memorial Bridge will close completely starting at 10 p.m. Friday, Nov. 15, and remain closed until 5 a.m. Monday, Nov. 18. Read full article: Arlington Memorial Bridge to close all w...→

'Potomac River Rapist' suspect caught in South Carolina decades after DC-area attacks

'Potomac River Rapist' suspect caught in South Carolina decades after DC-area attacks

The FBI  and Washington, D.C. police finally arrested a suspect known as the “Potomac River Rapist” they’ve been searching for since the 1990s.  Read full article: 'Potomac River Rapist' suspect caught in...→

Former DC firefighter sentenced in deadly drag race that killed innocent driver | WTOP

Former DC firefighter sentenced in deadly drag race that killed innocent driver | WTOP

A former D.C. firefighter is going to prison for his role in a drag race that killed an uninvolved driver four years ago. Read full article: Former DC firefighter sentenced in deadl...→

Take a ride on M-495: Commuter ferry service proposed for DC area | WTOP

Take a ride on M-495: Commuter ferry service proposed for DC area | WTOP

A proposed ferry service would take passengers from Woodbridge, Virginia, to D.C., along a marine highway the U.S. Department of Transportation is calling the “M-495.” Read full article: Take a ride on M-495: Commuter ferry ser...→

DC Brau brews up its own hard seltzer | WTOP

DC Brau Brewing will roll out its own line of hard seltzers before Thanksgiving. They will be available in four flavors. Read full article: DC Brau brews up its own hard seltzer | ...→

DC vows more tickets for bike lane blockers | WTOP

Leaders in D.C. are moving forward with an effort to reduce the number of traffic violations that happen in bike lanes across the city. Read full article: DC vows more tickets for bike lane block...→

More tolling on the way for DC area | WTOP

More tolling on the way for DC area | WTOP

Maryland is speeding up plans to put toll lanes around the Beltway and over the Legion Bridge, and more toll roads in the area are on the way. Read full article: More tolling on the way for DC area | WT...→

Guilty plea in crash that killed 2 on DC park bench; driver was drunk and speeding | WTOP

A 57-year-old man who crashed his SUV into a D.C. park, killing two people sitting on a bench, has pleaded guilty to voluntary manslaughter charges. Read full article: Guilty plea in crash that killed 2 on DC...→

Last organist to play in Notre Dame to hold DC concert | WTOP

One of the last organists to play in Notre Dame before flames ravaged the centuries-old cathedral last spring, is coming to D.C. for a free concert. Read full article: Last organist to play in Notre Dame to h...→

DC driver dies after Oct. crash that began with parking mishap | WTOP

A D.C. driver involved in a crash late last month that began after he struck a parked car while backing out of a parking space and then sped off has died. Read full article: DC driver dies after Oct. crash that beg...→

‘Potomac River Rapist’ suspect appears in DC courtroom | WTOP

‘Potomac River Rapist’ suspect appears in DC courtroom | WTOP

Giles Warrick, 60, has been charged with the 1998 rape and murder of a 29-year-old intern in D.C.’s Georgetown neighborhood. Read full article: ‘Potomac River Rapist’ suspect appears i...→

DC man faces life in prison for abducting tourists in 2018 | WTOP

DC man faces life in prison for abducting tourists in 2018 | WTOP

The women were trying to find their Airbnb in D.C.’s Capitol Hill neighborhood when the 21-year-old pulled a gun on them and made them get in a stolen car, prosecutors said. Read full article: DC man faces life in prison for abductin...→

DC man arrested in deadly shooting at Virginia recording studio | WTOP

A D.C. man was arrested Wednesday in connection to a deadly shooting after a fight at a recording studio in Woodbridge, Virginia, earlier this week. Read full article: DC man arrested in deadly shooting at Vi...→

Pedestrian Accident with an MTA Bus Results in Death - Legal Factors Involved with the Accident In September a pedestrian accident occurred when an MTA bus hit a pedestrian around 2:30 a.m. in the Kingsbridge area of the Bronx close to West 231st ...

Pedestrian Accident with an MTA Bus Results in Death - Legal Factors Involved with the Accident In September a pedestrian accident occurred when an MTA bus hit a pedestrian around 2:30 a.m. in the Kingsbridge area of the Bronx close to West 231st ... Read full article: Pedestrian Accident with an MTA Bus Resu...→

DC Council questions lawyers who investigated Councilman Jack Evans, reported ethics violations | WTOP

DC Council questions lawyers who investigated Councilman Jack Evans, reported ethics violations | WTOP

Two lawyers hired by D.C. Council to investigate Council member Jack Evans took questions about their report, which found numerous violations of ethics rules. Read full article: DC Council questions lawyers who investi...→

DC attorney general sues DoorDash for pocketing tips | WTOP

D.C. Attorney General Karl Racine said Tuesday that DoorDash misled consumers who believed their tips would go to workers, not the company’s bottom line. Read full article: DC attorney general sues DoorDash for po...→

Bye bye, Bei Bei: Giant panda set to leave DC for China | WTOP

Giant panda Bei Bei will bid adieu to the United States and depart for China on Tuesday morning, but not before taking part in one last Washingtonian tradition. Read full article: Bye bye, Bei Bei: Giant panda set to lea...→

Petition submitted to force recall vote of DC Council member Jack Evans | WTOP

Petition submitted to force recall vote of DC Council member Jack Evans | WTOP

The D.C. Council committee tasked with the investigation of Ward 2 Council member Jack Evans will hold a meeting on Tuesday. Read full article: Petition submitted to force recall vote ...→

Police: 17-year-old found fatally shot in Southeast DC | WTOP

Police: 17-year-old found fatally shot in Southeast DC | WTOP

Shaquan Buggie, of King George, Virginia, was found with multiple gunshot wounds in the 4600 block of Hillside Road in Southeast D.C. Read full article: Police: 17-year-old found fatally shot i...→

Fire closes GSA Regional Office Building in DC | WTOP

Fire closes GSA Regional Office Building in DC | WTOP

The GSA Regional Office building in Southwest D.C. is closed for the day after a fire Monday. Read full article: Fire closes GSA Regional Office Building...→

DC area’s top prosecutors team up to track illegal guns | WTOP

The Project Guardian DMV initiative will coordinate law enforcement in three jurisdictions with the goal of reducing gun violence. Read full article: DC area’s top prosecutors team up to tra...→

Police: DC crossing guard stabbed driver over parking dispute | WTOP

Police: DC crossing guard stabbed driver over parking dispute | WTOP

Police in the nation’s capital say a school crossing guard stabbed a driver of a van for people with disabilities over a parking dispute. Read full article: Police: DC crossing guard stabbed driver...→

DC-area tattoo artist helping Nats fans make World Series celebration permanent | WTOP

DC-area tattoo artist helping Nats fans make World Series celebration permanent | WTOP

The “curly W” and the World Series Championship trophy are now permanently inked on some local fans after an excited tattoo artist offered fans a special deal on some body art. Read full article: DC-area tattoo artist helping Nats fans ...→

DC restaurant tops Esquire’s Best New Restaurants list | WTOP

Esquire Magazine’s 2019 list of the Best New Restaurants in America puts D.C.’s Seven Reasons at the top of the list — and another local eatery made the top 10. Read full article: DC restaurant tops Esquire’s Best New Re...→

DC landlord accused of ‘inhumane’ living conditions, settles lawsuits | WTOP

DC landlord accused of ‘inhumane’ living conditions, settles lawsuits | WTOP

A D.C. landlord is paying back more than $1.1 million in rent payments to tenants of several apartment complexes where residents endured terrible living conditions Read full article: DC landlord accused of ‘inhumane’ living...→

Where to take the family when they visit DC | WTOP

The next time you have visitors in town, try these not-so-typical destinations, and show your family another side of D.C. Read full article: Where to take the family when they visit...→

North Glebe Road to close near Chain Bridge for water main repairs | WTOP

North Glebe Road to close near Chain Bridge for water main repairs | WTOP

The section of North Glebe Road where the 36-inch pipe burst will be closed no earlier than 7 p.m. Wednesday, according to the Arlington County Department of Environmental Services Read full article: North Glebe Road to close near Chain Bri...→

DC-area home prices rise the most in almost six years | WTOP

The median price of a home that sold in the Washington metro area in October was $460,000, an October record and up 7.9% from a year ago. Read full article: DC-area home prices rise the most in alm...→

Police: Teen stabbed in busy area of downtown Baltimore | WTOP

Baltimore police are working to identify four suspects in the stabbing of a teenage boy in the city’s busy Inner Harbor. Read full article: Police: Teen stabbed in busy area of dow...→

When did you last move? The other reason DC homeowners are staying put | WTOP

The average length of time between when homeowners buy their home and sell it is a record 13.5 years in the D.C. metro area. Read full article: When did you last move? The other reason...→

Boil water advisory lifted in Arlington, could remain for DC until midday Sunday | WTOP

Boil water advisory lifted in Arlington, could remain for DC until midday Sunday | WTOP

The boil water advisory that has impacted a portion of Arlington, Virginia, has been lifted, though the advisory remains for now in D.C. Read full article: Boil water advisory lifted in Arlington,...→

‘Potomac River Rapist’ suspect appears in DC courtroom | WTOP

‘Potomac River Rapist’ suspect appears in DC courtroom | WTOP

Giles Warrick, 60, has been charged with the 1998 rape and murder of a 29-year-old intern in D.C.’s Georgetown neighborhood. Read full article: ‘Potomac River Rapist’ suspect appears i...→

DC bars, restaurants hope to take bets by Super Bowl | WTOP

D.C. bars and restaurants could be ready to take your bets by Super Bowl Sunday, even though plans for sports betting are tied up in the city’s bureaucracy as well as the courts. Read full article: DC bars, restaurants hope to take bets b...→

DC man faces life in prison for abducting tourists in 2018 | WTOP

DC man faces life in prison for abducting tourists in 2018 | WTOP

The women were trying to find their Airbnb in D.C.’s Capitol Hill neighborhood when the 21-year-old pulled a gun on them and made them get in a stolen car, prosecutors said. Read full article: DC man faces life in prison for abductin...→

Thanksgiving, Black Friday Hours Extended Across Chicago Area Stores

Thanksgiving, Black Friday Hours Extended Across Chicago Area Stores

Grab your pumpkin pie to go! Some malls and department stores are expanding their Black Friday hours into Thanksgiving Day. Read full article: Thanksgiving, Black Friday Hours Extende...→

DC man arrested in deadly shooting at Virginia recording studio | WTOP

A D.C. man was arrested Wednesday in connection to a deadly shooting after a fight at a recording studio in Woodbridge, Virginia, earlier this week. Read full article: DC man arrested in deadly shooting at Vi...→

2 men plead guilty in suspected DC dogfighting case | WTOP

2 men plead guilty in suspected DC dogfighting case | WTOP

Two men arrested in connection with a suspected dogfighting operation in D.C. have learned their sentences, and three dogs seized during the investigation may be put up for adoption. Read full article: 2 men plead guilty in suspected DC dogfi...→

Pedestrian Accident with an MTA Bus Results in Death - Legal Factors Involved with the Accident In September a pedestrian accident occurred when an MTA bus hit a pedestrian around 2:30 a.m. in the Kingsbridge area of the Bronx close to West 231st ...

Pedestrian Accident with an MTA Bus Results in Death - Legal Factors Involved with the Accident In September a pedestrian accident occurred when an MTA bus hit a pedestrian around 2:30 a.m. in the Kingsbridge area of the Bronx close to West 231st ... Read full article: Pedestrian Accident with an MTA Bus Resu...→

NORAD to conduct flight exercises over DC | WTOP

NORAD to conduct flight exercises over DC | WTOP

Don’t be frightened if you see and hear military aircraft speeding overhead Thursday night in the D.C. area — it’s all part of an exercise. Read full article: NORAD to conduct flight exercises over D...→

DC Council questions lawyers who investigated Councilman Jack Evans, reported ethics violations | WTOP

DC Council questions lawyers who investigated Councilman Jack Evans, reported ethics violations | WTOP

Two lawyers hired by D.C. Council to investigate Council member Jack Evans took questions about their report, which found numerous violations of ethics rules. Read full article: DC Council questions lawyers who investi...→

Silver Spring man dies days after DC hit-and-run; driver still sought | WTOP

Silver Spring man dies days after DC hit-and-run; driver still sought | WTOP

A Silver Spring, Maryland, man died Tuesday after he was hit by a car near Union Station in D.C. last week, and the police are still looking for the driver. Read full article: Silver Spring man dies days after DC hit...→

DC attorney general sues DoorDash for pocketing tips | WTOP

D.C. Attorney General Karl Racine said Tuesday that DoorDash misled consumers who believed their tips would go to workers, not the company’s bottom line. Read full article: DC attorney general sues DoorDash for po...→

DC bill would boot, tow cars with multiple speeding, red light camera tickets | WTOP

Your car could soon be towed or booted in D.C. if you have multiple speeding tickets or red light violations. Read full article: DC bill would boot, tow cars with multip...→

Westbound center lane on Bay Bridge to close for road work | WTOP

The Maryland Transportation Authority is closing the center westbound lane on the Bay Bridge from 10:45 a.m. to 2:45 p.m. for two days, from Tuesday through Thursday. Read full article: Westbound center lane on Bay Bridge to c...→

Bye bye, Bei Bei: Giant panda set to leave DC for China | WTOP

Giant panda Bei Bei will bid adieu to the United States and depart for China on Tuesday morning, but not before taking part in one last Washingtonian tradition. Read full article: Bye bye, Bei Bei: Giant panda set to lea...→

DC, Va. reps want release of 911 calls in fatal Park Police shooting of Bijan Ghaisar | WTOP

DC, Va. reps want release of 911 calls in fatal Park Police shooting of Bijan Ghaisar | WTOP

D.C. Del. Eleanor Holmes Norton and U.S. Reps. Don Beyer and Jennifer Wexton, both representing Virginia, want the tapes related to the 2017 shooting of 25-year-old Bijan Ghaisar, of McLean, to be released. Read full article: DC, Va. reps want release of 911 calls i...→

Petition submitted to force recall vote of DC Council member Jack Evans | WTOP

Petition submitted to force recall vote of DC Council member Jack Evans | WTOP

The D.C. Council committee tasked with the investigation of Ward 2 Council member Jack Evans will hold a meeting on Tuesday. Read full article: Petition submitted to force recall vote ...→

Council members examine DC agencies’ ‘failure’ after fire | WTOP

Council members examine DC agencies’ ‘failure’ after fire | WTOP

“We need to be inspecting these properties, and we don’t have enough people to do it,” said one D.C. Council member. Read full article: Council members examine DC agencies’ ‘fa...→

Police: 17-year-old found fatally shot in Southeast DC | WTOP

Police: 17-year-old found fatally shot in Southeast DC | WTOP

Shaquan Buggie, of King George, Virginia, was found with multiple gunshot wounds in the 4600 block of Hillside Road in Southeast D.C. Read full article: Police: 17-year-old found fatally shot i...→

Driving times expected to triple on day before Thanksgiving in DC area, nationwide | WTOP

Driving times expected to triple on day before Thanksgiving in DC area, nationwide | WTOP

More drivers will be hitting the roads for Thanksgiving this year, AAA said Monday, and the D.C. area will be no exception. Read full article: Driving times expected to triple on day ...→

Fire closes GSA Regional Office Building in DC | WTOP

Fire closes GSA Regional Office Building in DC | WTOP

The GSA Regional Office building in Southwest D.C. is closed for the day after a fire Monday. Read full article: Fire closes GSA Regional Office Building...→

DC Adoption Day unites kids with forever families | WTOP

DC Adoption Day unites kids with forever families | WTOP

More than 30 children were officially adopted during Saturday’s D.C. Adoption Day Ceremony. Read full article: DC Adoption Day unites kids with forever...→

State-of-the-art health care facility coming to Southeast DC | WTOP

State-of-the-art health care facility coming to Southeast DC | WTOP

D.C. leaders are hoping a new health care center will give residents in Southeast more access to needed services. Read full article: State-of-the-art health care facility co...→

DC area’s top prosecutors team up to track illegal guns | WTOP

The Project Guardian DMV initiative will coordinate law enforcement in three jurisdictions with the goal of reducing gun violence. Read full article: DC area’s top prosecutors team up to tra...→

Things to do around DC this weekend: Nov. 15–17 | WTOP

Looking for something to do this weekend? Here are your best bets for weekend entertainment in the D.C. area, Nov. 15–17. Read full article: Things to do around DC this weekend: Nov...→

Police: DC crossing guard stabbed driver over parking dispute | WTOP

Police: DC crossing guard stabbed driver over parking dispute | WTOP

Police in the nation’s capital say a school crossing guard stabbed a driver of a van for people with disabilities over a parking dispute. Read full article: Police: DC crossing guard stabbed driver...→

Arlington Memorial Bridge to close all weekend, starting late Friday | WTOP

The Arlington Memorial Bridge will close completely starting at 10 p.m. Friday, Nov. 15, and remain closed until 5 a.m. Monday, Nov. 18. Read full article: Arlington Memorial Bridge to close all w...→

DC-area tattoo artist helping Nats fans make World Series celebration permanent | WTOP

DC-area tattoo artist helping Nats fans make World Series celebration permanent | WTOP

The “curly W” and the World Series Championship trophy are now permanently inked on some local fans after an excited tattoo artist offered fans a special deal on some body art. Read full article: DC-area tattoo artist helping Nats fans ...→

'Potomac River Rapist' suspect caught in South Carolina decades after DC-area attacks

'Potomac River Rapist' suspect caught in South Carolina decades after DC-area attacks

The FBI  and Washington, D.C. police finally arrested a suspect known as the “Potomac River Rapist” they’ve been searching for since the 1990s.  Read full article: 'Potomac River Rapist' suspect caught in...→

DC restaurant tops Esquire’s Best New Restaurants list | WTOP

Esquire Magazine’s 2019 list of the Best New Restaurants in America puts D.C.’s Seven Reasons at the top of the list — and another local eatery made the top 10. Read full article: DC restaurant tops Esquire’s Best New Re...→

Former DC firefighter sentenced in deadly drag race that killed innocent driver | WTOP

Former DC firefighter sentenced in deadly drag race that killed innocent driver | WTOP

A former D.C. firefighter is going to prison for his role in a drag race that killed an uninvolved driver four years ago. Read full article: Former DC firefighter sentenced in deadl...→

DC landlord accused of ‘inhumane’ living conditions, settles lawsuits | WTOP

DC landlord accused of ‘inhumane’ living conditions, settles lawsuits | WTOP

A D.C. landlord is paying back more than $1.1 million in rent payments to tenants of several apartment complexes where residents endured terrible living conditions Read full article: DC landlord accused of ‘inhumane’ living...→

Take a ride on M-495: Commuter ferry service proposed for DC area | WTOP

Take a ride on M-495: Commuter ferry service proposed for DC area | WTOP

A proposed ferry service would take passengers from Woodbridge, Virginia, to D.C., along a marine highway the U.S. Department of Transportation is calling the “M-495.” Read full article: Take a ride on M-495: Commuter ferry ser...→

Where to take the family when they visit DC | WTOP

The next time you have visitors in town, try these not-so-typical destinations, and show your family another side of D.C. Read full article: Where to take the family when they visit...→

DC Brau brews up its own hard seltzer | WTOP

DC Brau Brewing will roll out its own line of hard seltzers before Thanksgiving. They will be available in four flavors. Read full article: DC Brau brews up its own hard seltzer | ...→

DC vows more tickets for bike lane blockers | WTOP

Leaders in D.C. are moving forward with an effort to reduce the number of traffic violations that happen in bike lanes across the city. Read full article: DC vows more tickets for bike lane block...→

North Glebe Road to close near Chain Bridge for water main repairs | WTOP

North Glebe Road to close near Chain Bridge for water main repairs | WTOP

The section of North Glebe Road where the 36-inch pipe burst will be closed no earlier than 7 p.m. Wednesday, according to the Arlington County Department of Environmental Services Read full article: North Glebe Road to close near Chain Bri...→

More tolling on the way for DC area | WTOP

More tolling on the way for DC area | WTOP

Maryland is speeding up plans to put toll lanes around the Beltway and over the Legion Bridge, and more toll roads in the area are on the way. Read full article: More tolling on the way for DC area | WT...→

Guilty plea in crash that killed 2 on DC park bench; driver was drunk and speeding | WTOP

A 57-year-old man who crashed his SUV into a D.C. park, killing two people sitting on a bench, has pleaded guilty to voluntary manslaughter charges. Read full article: Guilty plea in crash that killed 2 on DC...→

DC-area home prices rise the most in almost six years | WTOP

The median price of a home that sold in the Washington metro area in October was $460,000, an October record and up 7.9% from a year ago. Read full article: DC-area home prices rise the most in alm...→

Last organist to play in Notre Dame to hold DC concert | WTOP

One of the last organists to play in Notre Dame before flames ravaged the centuries-old cathedral last spring, is coming to D.C. for a free concert. Read full article: Last organist to play in Notre Dame to h...→

Police: Teen stabbed in busy area of downtown Baltimore | WTOP

Baltimore police are working to identify four suspects in the stabbing of a teenage boy in the city’s busy Inner Harbor. Read full article: Police: Teen stabbed in busy area of dow...→

DC driver dies after Oct. crash that began with parking mishap | WTOP

A D.C. driver involved in a crash late last month that began after he struck a parked car while backing out of a parking space and then sped off has died. Read full article: DC driver dies after Oct. crash that beg...→

When did you last move? The other reason DC homeowners are staying put | WTOP

The average length of time between when homeowners buy their home and sell it is a record 13.5 years in the D.C. metro area. Read full article: When did you last move? The other reason...→

Boil water advisory lifted in Arlington, could remain for DC until midday Sunday | WTOP

Boil water advisory lifted in Arlington, could remain for DC until midday Sunday | WTOP

The boil water advisory that has impacted a portion of Arlington, Virginia, has been lifted, though the advisory remains for now in D.C. Read full article: Boil water advisory lifted in Arlington,...→