The National Transportation Safety Board said it will hold a two-day hearing next month to investigate a January incident in which a Metro train tunnel in D.C. filled with smoke, leaving a Virginia woman dead and scores of others injured.
For a decade, Pastors Eugene Sheppard and his wife Patrice labored tirelessly to move Trinity Plaza from a dream to reality.
While most college students hit the beach or some other vacation spot for spring break, 15 Howard University criminology majors spent the week in prison.
It's that time of the year once again when the music and dance of the African Diaspora are celebrated in the District.
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With a celebrity chef, members of Congress and a number of photographers and media personnel gathering to record the event, hundreds of area youth enjoyed a fun-filled day at the home of the Washington Nationals during the annual Home Run ...
Hundreds of people from the Greater Washington Area and beyond filled The Howard Theatre in Northwest on May 12 to pay final respects to the Junk Yard Band's Derek Anthony "House" Colquitt, who died earlier this month after a tragic ...
White House correspondent and lifelong Baltimore resident April Ryan said she still gets depressed when she thinks about parts of her beloved city burning and being looted following the police-involved killing of Freddie Gray.
The Community of Hope neighborhood clinic in D.C.'s Ward 8 is among seven local health care organizations granted more than $3.1 million from CareFirst to improve the health of uninsured and underinsured mothers and their babies.
Dr. Freeman Hrabowski has been working with inner-city youth in a variety of programs for a number of years, rarely falling short of his goal of reaching impressionable young individuals.
On any given night, there are nearly 8,000 homeless individuals in the District of Columbia. While those numbers are disconcerting, Council member Anita Bonds said making matters worse is the growing number of senior citizens and U.S. war veterans who ...
For entrepreneur Vernon Davis, exposing D.C. metropolitan area consumers to the bevy of black-owned businesses in the region and beyond has become a revolutionary act.
Rush Baker, the son of Prince George's County Executive Rushern Baker III, took another step toward establishing himself as an American painter of high regard with a recent exhibition of his works in D.C.
Friends and colleagues of Walter Fauntroy — the 82-year-old former pastor and one-time delegate to the U.S. Congress — have voiced concerns over his whereabouts and his health following an extended absence. And while his wife, Dorothy says she obviously ...
D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser recently named Matt Bailey, User Experience Manager for the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, as the District's first Director of Technology Innovation for the Office of the Chief Technology Officer.