D.C.-Area Residents Take Time to Help Others on Thanksgiving

Millions of Americans are out of town for Thanksgiving weekend, but many in the D.C. region have decided to stay put and cook, deliver meals and decorate vestibules for those without or unable to spend time with families.

Homelessness a Growing Crisis in D.C.

With city officials poised to demolish a makeshift homeless community of tents and with the imminent destruction a huge homeless shelter in Southeast Washington, the Covenant House International's annual "Sleep Out" demonstration and fundraiser took on a more poignant significance.

WHUR Raises Thousands to Feed Hungry

Howard University’s radio station, WHUR-FM, and Howard students took to the streets around the university and the airwaves from sunup to sundown to alleviate some of the financial and hunger problems facing the less fortunate with their annual Food 2 ...

D.C.'s Body-Worn Camera Program on Fast Track

The most expansive body-worn camera program in the nation could go into effect in the District as early as the first week of December.

Residents Give Thanks, Share Blessings

Giving thanks and helping those less fortunate has remained the focus in the Greater Washington area as Thanksgiving Day approaches.

Public Weighs In on Marion Barry Tribute

A year after the death of Marion Barry, a committee organized to honor the legacy of the former D.C. mayor and Ward 8 Council member has recommended several ways to do so after eliciting public input, including erecting a statue ...

U.Md. Students Protest Gov. Hogan in Support of Syrian Refugees

About 80 University of Maryland students demonstrated Thursday at the new Frederick Douglass Square on the College Park campus in protest of Gov. Larry Hogan's attempt to keep Syrian refugees out of the state.

Beware of Holiday Scams

When shopping for that perfect gift for family and friends, stay vigilant and be never let your guard down when it comes to where your money and personal information goes.

'Shape-Up King': Mobile Barbershop Hits D.C.

Emmanuel "E-Man" Azoro, also known as the "Shape-Up King" — a charismatic part-time salesman and full-time barber — has emerged as one of the first mobile barbershops in the nation's capital.

Veterans Honored With Housing and Haircuts

Hundreds of service members converged on the Walter E. Washington Convention Center in D.C. Tuesday to be honored for their service by the DC Housing Authority during its third Veterans Stand Down appreciation event.

Elementary Students, Staff Walk to Promote Literacy

Students, teachers and other staff members at Cora L. Rice Elementary braved light rain Tuesday and walked at least one mile roundtrip from its building in Landover, Maryland, to FedEx Field to promote the importance of literacy.

D.C. Unveils Newest Mural in Northwest

City Administrator Rashad Young and the D.C. Department of Public Works' MuralsDC project unveiled Monday afternoon "Connectivity DC," the District's newest mural, in Northwest.

D.C.-Area Health Professionals, Advocates Talk Help for Low-Income Residents

A discussion Monday at the Marshall Heights Community Development Organization in Northeast D.C., hosted by the Ward 7 Health Alliance Network, focused on ways to provide quality health care for those in low-income neighborhoods.

Prince George's Artist Wins Jack Daniel's Rap Contest

A Prince George's County rap artist took home the top prize in Jack Daniel's Jack'N for Beats music competition, which sought to find burgeoning talent in the D.C. region.

Uber Makes D.C. Its East Coast Home

Uber's new D.C. headquarters that will serve as a hub for the company's East Coast operations is the latest addition to city's business community.