Two D.C. Council members recently held joint public oversight hearings on the testing of lead levels in public facilities to alert residents and others of concerns about water safety.
A grand jury indicted a former Prince George's County teacher's aide Wednesday on 270 counts including child abuse, sex offenses and child pornography.
In the peak of summer travel and amid lengthy efforts to repair the railing system, Metro announced it will cut 500 "noncritical" jobs in the coming months.
Months of campaigning, canvassing and debating in D.C. ended last week with the Democratic closed primary, and in the largely blue city, the winners will most likely breeze through November's general election — meaning nearly one-fifth of unaffiliated D.C. voters ...
An international school in the District will have about 90 students from several countries coming to learn English this summer, but they need a place to stay.
The first weekday of the second phase of Metro's SafeTrack maintenance overhaul began Monday morning on a relatively quiet note, aside from the occasional confusion about the free shuttle bus service.
Messages of love, eliminating gun violence and stopping the hate echoed for more than an hour across Dupont Circle in Northwest D.C. at a candlelight vigil on June 15 to honor those killed and injured nearly two weeks ago at ...
Metro and regional officials gave a simple message to Metrorail riders Thursday ahead of phase two of the agency's overhaul project this weekend: don't ride the trains and use other means of transportation.
The issue of whether the District of Columbia will become the United States' 51st state has been brewing for a long time, and the lack of voting power within Congress has many residents, city officials and presidential candidates saying the ...
It's been eight years since the Government Accountability Office released a damning report that revealed how federal agencies ignored Hispanic and Black media when spending billions of dollars on advertising.
A closer examination of Black fathers across the U.S. reveals a truth that many in the Black community have long affirmed: Black dads love their children and do whatever they can to be a positive force in their lives.
Dozens of campaign workers sported brightly colored T-shirts, shook hands and distributed campaign literature to voters Tuesday in the District as the city held the nation's final 2016 primary election.
Ten District residents, age 60 and older, will compete June 26 at the University of D.C. for the title of Ms. Senior D.C. 2016 and the opportunity to represent the nation's capital in the Ms. Senior America pageant.
Three days before the District of Columbia's Democratic presidential primary, President Bill Clinton came to the nation's capital seeking to energize residents ahead of the final primary on the 2016 Democratic campaign calendar.
Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders voiced his support for D.C. statehood Thursday, ahead of a campaign rally in the city for his presidential bid and of President Obama endorsing his Democratic rival, Hillary Clinton.