Children's National Facility Opens in Anacostia

Ward 8, the home to the highest number of youth in the city, will now have a state-of-the-art medical facility to meet their health and wellness needs.

D.C. a Top Target for Holiday ID Theft

'Tis the season for celebration and togetherness. Unfortunately, it's also a time for identity thieves and hackers to prey on millions of innocent consumers.

MGM Casino Resort Ready to Open

The $1.4 billion MGM National Harbor casino resort, one of the most anticipated businesses ever in Prince George's County, will finally open at 11 p.m. Thursday.

The Parks at Walter Reed to Begin Work in 2017

Construction for a sprawling multi-use development at former Walter Reed Army Medical Center site starts at the top of 2017.

Blighted Properties in Historic Anacostia to be Transformed

The D.C. Department of Housing and Community Development has announced plans to transform long-standing vacant and blighted properties in Ward 8 into affordable housing.

NTSB: Metro Knew About Faulty Tracks Prior to Derailment

The National Transportation Safety Board released a scathing report Thursday accusing Metro workers of knowing tracks remained in poor condition almost a year before a train derailed in July on the Silver Line near the East Falls Church station in ...

Metro Board Committee OKs Late-Night Service Cutbacks

During a heated session that lasted nearly two hours Thursday, a Metro committee approved a proposal to scale back late-night rail service for the next two years, including the closure of stations at 1 a.m. on Fridays and Saturdays.

Metro GM: Transit System Will Prosper Again

Metro General Manager Paul J. Wiedefeld celebrated his one-year anniversary with the agency Wednesday by continuing to stress his three priorities: safety, service and fiscal management.

Marion Barry Gravesite Gets Permanent Marker

Two years after his death, former Mayor Marion Barry's gravesite has received a permanent marker.

Bowser Reaffirms D.C.'s Sanctuary City Status

Mayor Muriel Bowser said during a recent citywide teleconference that Washington will remain a safe place for immigrants seeking asylum and that city officials will continue to serve residents regardless of immigration status and religion, despite President-elect Donald Trump's policy ...

Delegate Holds Annapolis Day for Youth

Thirty students participated in the second Annual Annapolis Day for Youth sponsored by Maryland State Delegate Tony Knotts on Saturday, Nov. 12.

Elections Act Aims to Empower Small Donors

The city council's judiciary committee on Wednesday, Nov. 16 revisited a bill aimed at empowering small donors and reducing the influence of special-interest groups in city elections.

Educational Program Offers Second Chances to Older Youth

An educational program in northeast D.C., realizing the lack of services and programs tailored for the city's growing number of juvenile ex-offenders and high school dropouts, has made significant inroads in helping youth reconnect with school and work, placing them ...

D.C. Launches Climate Change Plan

District government officials launched a plan to prepare the city for the potential fallout from climate change, including dangerous heatwaves, severe storms and flooding.

Metro Leaning Toward 1 a.m. Weekend Closings

Metro would curtail late-night rail service for at least two years, including closing rail stations at 1 a.m. on Fridays and Saturdays, based on a proposal released Tuesday.