Maryland Attorney General Brian E. Frosh has decided to issue new guidelines for law enforcement agencies that will end the pursuit of suspects based on characteristics that include ethnicity and sexual orientation.
The nation’s capital has witnessed a disturbing rise in violence — tallying 105 homicides for the year as of Friday, equaling 2014's total.
Members of Omega Psi Phi Fraternity Inc., Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity Inc. and the Nation of Islam escorted students this week to kick off a safe passage model where fathers and members of the community make sure youth get home ...
The D.C. Department of Parks and Recreation will host its final "Splish Splash Summer" community pool party of the year Saturday at Banneker Pool in Northwest.
The increasing popularity, availability and access to bicycles means fewer cars on the road, but also the possibility of more bicycle accidents. As a D.C. bicyclist, you may know the rules of the road, but do you know what to ...
D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser outlined Thursday her plan to curb violence on city streets amid a spike in homicides, but her idea to increase police presence only riled residents who nearly commandeered the mayor's press conference in protest.
The once troubled teenagers hailing from east of the river are now young adults in Ward 8 who have turned their lives around and received the opportunity to star in, write and shoot a short film addressing violence in their ...
Maryland Attorney General Brian E. Frosh issued a new set of guidelines Tuesday in Annapolis to help end racial profiling by law enforcement.
Exelon Corp's $6.8 billion bid for Pepco Holdings Inc. has been rejected by D.C.'s Public Service Commission.
D.C. Council member Kenyan R. McDuffie (D-Ward 5), announced this week that he will hold a public hearing next month to address rising violent crime in the city.
The University of the District of Columbia announced the establishment of a 20,000-square-foot on-campus green roof that will produce food for the university and surrounding community.
The homicide rate in the District has seen a startling increase of 20 percent in the eight days between July 24 and Aug. 1, which prompted top city officials to assemble in a closed-door public safety and justice cluster meeting.
The District's Office of the Attorney General has designated August as Child Support Awareness Month. And while non-custodial parents, typically men, often say that they experience bias and frustration when engaging with governmental agencies that handle child support, D.C. Attorney ...
Protesters and grassroots activists recently met at the African-American Civil War Memorial in Northwest D.C., one year after an unarmed black teen died after being shot by a white police officer in Ferguson, Missouri.
D.C. got a treat Monday amid the sweltering dog days of summer when music legend Stevie Wonder appeared outside the D.C. Stadium Armory to give a surprise performance.