Four Virginia Teens Dead Within Days

Prince William County Police determined the deaths of three Virginia teenagers last month were due to suicide.

Exelon: Merger Opponents 'Misguided'

Environmentalists are being disingenuous or they're flat-out wrong when they claim that the proposed $6.8 billion merger between Pepco and Exelon doesn't provide tangible customer benefits and interferes with clean energy efforts, Exelon officials said.

'Carter High' Film Shows Impact of Bad Decisions

Writer and producer Arthur Muhammad said he wanted to drive home the serious notion that decisions, good or bad, have consequences in his new movie, "Carter High," which screened Monday at Howard University and opens in theaters nationwide Nov. 13.

Orange Pushes Entrepreneur Program For Ex-Offenders

D.C. Councilman Vincent Orange wants ex-offenders to have a chance at entrepreneurship when they return home from being incarcerated.

Md. Official Jack Sims Pairs with Informer to Provide Shoes to Needy Kids

The Jack Sims Shoe Foundation, Inc., is taking giant steps toward reducing the millions who have never owned a single pair of new shoes by providing free new shoes to needy children around the world.

Bowser Strengthens Efforts to Curb Homelessness in D.C.

D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser has beefed up her administration’s efforts to curb homelessness this winter by encouraging residents to help pass the “Year Round Access to Shelter Policy Amendment Act.”

Walmart Opens in Fort Totten Community

A new Walmart Supercenter opened Wednesday, Oct. 28, in Northeast D.C., offering consumers a broad range of fresh groceries and merchandise at affordable prices.

Four Virginia Teens Dead Within Days; Three by Suicide

Prince William County Police determined the deaths of three Virginia teenagers this weekend were committed by suicide.

D.C. Students Seek Changes in Schools

District of Columbia public high school student Milagro Argueta told the audience that if she and her Spanish-speaking friends are lucky enough to eat lunch at their school in peace, it’s a good day.

Environmentalists Blast Exelon-Bowser Deal

A merger of Exelon Corp and Pepco Holdings Inc. would create the largest electric utility holding company in the country.

Orange Continues Push for D.C. Statehood

At-Large Councilmember Vincent Orange has been on the forefront of the campaign to secure full voting representation and statehood for the District of Columbia.

Activists Rally against Mayor’s Anti-Crime Bill

Local activist groups in the District have denounced Mayor Bowser’s Anti-Crime Bill and say it’s not only unconstitutional and racist, but believe it would result in the displacement of native Washingtonians.

Citizens Leery of Mayor’s Criminal Justice Proposals

Scores of Washington residents recently gathered at City Hall and packed the City Council chambers to voice their opposition to the Mayor Muriel Bowser’s proposals for warrantless searches of ex-offenders and to equip police with body cameras whose footage would ...

D.C. Residents Want Transparency in Police Body-Camera Program

With so many moving parts, the Metropolitan Police Department's body-camera program continues to be a source of contention between city officials and concerned citizens.

Goolsby's Alma Mater Continues Safety Initiative

Several months ago Richard Wright Public Charter School for Journalism and Media Arts in Southeast made headlines for their "Man the Block" initiative that provided students a safe passage home. Now those passages are being tested.