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D.C. Launches Annual Late-Night Pool Party Series

The D.C. Department of Parks and Recreation announced the return of its popular late-night pool party series as the city's pool season gets into full swing.

Bowser Chides D.C. Council for Cutting Funds for Police Body Cameras

Despite a long battle with the city council over funding, D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser is proposing to spending $5 million for the purchase of 2,400 body cameras for the city's police officers.

Metrorail Construction Causes Chaos for Weekend Riders

Construction work on the Metrorail system this weekend has caused confusion and chaos for thousands of Red Line riders.

Bowser Signs Bill to Crack Down on Sale of Synthetic Drugs

D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser signed into law Friday an emergency bill to ramp up penalties against stores that sell synthetic drugs in the wake of a rash of overdoses and violent crimes possibly linked to their usage.

Ben's Chili Bowl to Tickle Palates on H Street

The newest crown jewel of the Ben's Chili Bowl empire opened to much fanfare Wednesday morning as a substantial crowd of area residents, passersby, city and business leaders and food lovers crowded in front of the restaurant for the ribbon ...

Youth Show Baseball Prowess with Victory

The PG Select Blue Sox 9U Blue baseball team won the 2015 Cal Ripken Maryland State 9U Division Championship on Tuesday, June 7.

Maryland May End Confederate Flag Plates

Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan, Baltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings–Blake and several state legislators are calling for the removal of the confederate flag on Maryland license plates and from state-issued property.

D.C. Homicides Up, Other Crime Down

Like their Charm City neighbors to the north, law enforcement in the nation's capital are battling an alarming increase in homicides that some argue is, in part, the result of losing about 500 police officers over the past year and ...

D.C. OKs $200K for Arts, Culture Initiative

The D.C. Council has approved up to $200,000 for the development of a citywide Cultural Plan, which will aim to foster the arts and cultural activity within the District.

Metro Increases July Fourth Service for Fireworks, Rock Show

Metro will run extra trains on July Fourth, in anticipation of hundreds of thousands of revelers converging on the city for the holiday fireworks display and a famed rock band's anniversary concert.

Navy Yard Ends Lockdown; Reports of Shots, Gunman Unfounded

Authorities responding Thursday morning to reports of an active shooter at the Washington Navy Yard in southwest D.C. found no evidence of a gunman or weapons.

D.C.-Area Reporter Tisha Lewis Comes Home to Fox 5

D.C.-area journalist Tisha Lewis joined the anchor and reporting team at Fox 5 (WTTG-TV) on Monday after more than a decade away from home — and no one is as thrilled about her return as Lewis herself.

Legendary Black Photographers Honored

African-American photographers from as far away as Germany traveled to Washington, D.C., to be honored for their groundbreaking work and lifelong dedication to their craft.

Metro Faces Uphill Job to Implement Improvements

When officials from the Federal Transportation Administration released findings of a safety management inspection that revealed the depth of Metro's operational and financial woes, some riders were taken aback.

D.C. Pays Tribute to Caribbean Americans

For the first time in the District, residents of Caribbean descent received praise for their numerous contributions to the city economically and socially.