The National Transportation Safety Board criticized Metro in a report released Tuesday for its handling of the deadly January 2015 incident after smoke filled a train at the L'Enfant Plaza station in southwest D.C.
Days after a freight train derailed, D.C. commuters are still finding different ways to work.
After a slight decrease in 2014, the greater Washington area experienced an increase in the number of lives lost due to gun violence in 2015 — a fact that has one faith-based group and grassroots advocates concerned.
With new minimum wage legislation being at an all time high in more than 10 states, including the states of California and Washington, Restaurant Opportunities Center of D.C. is pushing for a $15 minimum wage in the District of Columbia.
Authorities are I nvestigating why a CSX freight train derailed near a Metrorail stop in northeast D.C. early Sunday.
With just two months remaining until District voters return to the polls, something that rarely occurs in politics has taken place.
Beginning at 9 a.m. amid a slight rain drizzle, the group of Anacostia Watershed Society volunteers gathered near Cool Springs Elementary School in Hyattsville on April 23. As part of their biggest annual volunteer event, the Earth Day Cleanup and ...
Ward 6 Council member Charles Allen wants locally made products to be a part of a District-wide branding campaign named "Made in DC."
Just over 100 registered voters showed up at the St. Elizabeths Hospital Auditorium in Southeast for an at-large city council forum that pitted incumbent Vincent Orange against challengers Robert White and David Garber — each eager to secure the endorsement ...
D.C.'s summer-jobs program serves more young people per capita than similar programs in eight other major cities, despite receiving less private and federal support, a report from the Office of the D.C. Auditor shows.
A Prince George's County educator regarded as one of the most powerful women in the Washington metropolitan area now has a national honor to add to her lengthy list of accomplishments.
Council member At-Large David Grosso is seeking to strengthen D.C.'s search warrant requirements.
Pepco's residential customers in D.C. will see a $54.59 credit on their monthly bill through May, one of several benefits they will obtain as part of the merger between Exelon and Pepco Holdings.
D.C. has launched a hotline for victims of crime amid National Crime Victims' Rights Week and in the wake of the recent murders at the Deanwood Metro station.
The annual D.C. Emancipation Day returns this year, bigger and better with an emphasis on history.