Latest SafeTrack Phase to Shutter Two Red Line Stations

D.C., Montgomery County and Metro officials had a message for rail riders Wednesday ahead of this weekend's track work: use other means of travel.

Town Halls to Address Gun Violence, Rogue Cops

Over 300 Americans are shot each day and 90 die from gun violence every 24 hours, startling statistics that have spurred a national task force to sponsor a congressional briefing and hold two town halls to address the issue a ...

Local Nonprofit Aims to Help Homeless

Several hundred people recently converged on the ballroom of the Holiday Inn and Suites in Alexandria, Virginia, during a fundraising breakfast for a nonprofit organization that aims to help families find affordable and transitional housing.

Armstrong Alumni Going Strong 58 Years Later

In 1958, Armstrong Technical High School graduated its very last class. Today, its alumni association is more alive than ever.

D.C. Aims to Curb Child Trafficking

The Office of the D.C. Attorney General has launched a Human Trafficking Initiative to bolster its efforts to fight the global problem of human trafficking and its effects on young people in the city.

Black Student Forcibly Detained by D.C. Police Sues for $11M

Jason Goolsby, a Washington, D.C., college student who was forcibly detained by police because he made a white woman feel "uncomfortable" while using an ATM last October, is suing the District for $1 million in compensatory damages and $10 million ...

Metro Gets Earful at Public Hearing on Late-Night Service Plan

Metro held an anticipated public hearing Thursday on its plan to permanently scale back late-night rail service, with numerous people in attendance speaking out against the proposal.

D.C. Council OKs Name Change in Statehood Bid

The D.C. Council has unanimously voted to change the proposed statehood name, with an added nod to iconic abolitionist Frederick Douglass.

D.C. Pedestrians, Cyclists Get Protection

Pedestrians and cyclists who find themselves in collisions with motor vehicles will now be able to recover up to 100 percent of their losses from medical bills and property damages if they are found to be up to 50 percent ...

Creepy-Clown Hysteria Hits DMV

Clown violence has emerged as a top concern of law enforcement and parents, particularly heading into the Halloween season where creepy costumes take center stage.

Black Churches Being Pushed Out of Nation's Capital

Longstanding African-American churches are disappearing from the nation's capital one at a time, like victims in an Agatha Christie murder mystery. The culprit: residential-only parking.

Countdown Begins for Opening of 'The Wharf'

After more than a decade of planning and development, The Wharf kicked off a 365-day countdown until its grand opening by unveiling a countdown clock visible from Maine Avenue.

Metro Board Unhappy with Proposed Fare Increase

Metro riders could face a fare increase to help close a $275 million budget gap for fiscal 2018.

D.C. Council Advances Euthanasia Bill

Tensions rose high last week during a D.C. Health and Human Services meeting headed by city council member Mary Cheh (D-Ward 3) after a 3-2 vote approved an euthanasia-related bill set to go before the full council for consideration this ...

Historic Rental Legislation Passed in D.C.

For the first time ever, D.C. residents will have their rental late-fees regulated.