Candlelight Vigil Honors the Charleston Nine

Two days after the shooting at Emanuel A.M.E. Church in Charleston, South Carolina, hundreds stood with candles in hand vigil at the African American Civil War Memorial in Northwest as they honored the lives of the group now known as ...

Muriel Bowser Elected to Advisory Board for National Mayors Group

D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser has been elected as a member of the advisory board for a nationwide group of mayors advocating policies that benefit cities.

Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan Announces He Has 'Advanced' Cancer

Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan announced Monday afternoon that he has been diagnosed with a "very advanced" cancer of the lymph nodes, requiring immediate and aggressive treatment he said will slow him but not force him to leave office.

D.C. Celebrates Juneteenth's 150th Anniversary

D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser joined city residents Friday for the 150th anniversary of Juneteenth, the observance of the emancipation of the nation's last slaves.

Euille Cites Voter Turnout in Loss

Not many residents seemed all that interested. At least that’s the way Alexandria Mayor Bill Euille summed up his primary election defeat to Vice Mayor Allison Silberberg this month.

Life to Get More Difficult for Drug Suppliers, Retailers

In the past month or so, the number of D.C. residents overdosing or being affected by synthetic marijuana has spiked, prompting D.C. city officials and law enforcement to ratchet up their response.

Medical Services Provided for D.C.'s Poor

More than 170 people received free medical and dental care, health screenings, foot washings, spiritual care and other services at a launch event in Southeast.

DC Water Announces Green Challenge Winners

DC Water announced Friday the winners of the second phase of its Green Infrastructure Challenge, a competition designed to support the agency's plan to incorporate green infrastructure as a way to capture stormwater and prevent combined sewer overflows.

New Pediatrics Clinic to Open in Prince George's County

PM Pediatrics, one of the nation's largest providers of pediatric urgent care, will open its first Washington-area location at the Greenway Shopping Center in Greenbelt, Maryland.

Ballou Students Get Tips on Manhood, Success

A select group of male students converged on the library at Ballou Senior High School last week for the annual Men's Day program to hear tales of overcoming adversity and achieving success.

George Haley, Famed Author's Brother and MLK Friend, Dies

George Haley, a Silver Spring, Maryland, resident and the brother of famed author Alex Haley, died earlier this month. He was 89.

New MLS Facility Offers Health, Recreation

In what might have once only been described as a dream scenario, there's one place in the District where an individual now can visit a dentist, OB/GYN, foot doctor or family and pediatric physician while also enjoying educational and recreational ...

RAMMYs Honor Best in D.C. Eateries

The Restaurant Association Metropolitan Washington hosted Sunday the 33rd Annual RAMMY Awards Gala at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center, honoring and celebrating world-renowned chefs and restauranteurs who call the District home.

Young Journalist Charnise Milton Laid to Rest

Tears flowed as mourners passed by while the Living Word Church choir sang "Jesus" over the still body of Charnise Milton, 27, a young, up-and-coming journalist killed by a stray bullet while standing at a bus stop in Southeast.

Bowser: Free Wi-Fi at All City Recreation Centers

D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser, fresh off launching the city's summer pool season, also announced that all parks and recreation centers will be equipped with free broadband and Wi-Fi.