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D.C. Region Braces for Icy Morning Commute; Delays Announced

School systems and municipalities in the D.C. region have announced delays and road treatment plans for Monday ahead of the second blast of wintry weather in as many weeks.

Program Provides Foster Homes for Human Trafficking Victims

Maryland’s Safe House of Hope, a nonprofit organization, provides options to people exploited through prostitution or human trafficking.

New App Helps Anglers, DNR Track Fish

A new website and smartphone app, on which a group of Maryland-area recreational anglers worked for months, is expected to enhance the quality of a federally-run program that tracks and helps manage recreational fisheries.

Former D.C. Cop Has Many Treasures

William S. Keyes, a 93-year-old man who once served as a D.C. police officer and also served in World War II, has built an amazing museum on the grounds of his modest home.

Police Shooting of Suitland Man Investigated

The Rev. Michelle Minor wants to know why her son is dead. He's been deceased for more than two months — shot by a Prince George's County Sheriff's Department deputy a month before Thanksgiving — and still she has no ...

Harriet Tubman Honored with Bust at Md. Governor's Residence

Harriet Tubman was honored Tuesday by Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley and other dignitaries when a bronze bust bearing her likeness was unveiled at Government House in Annapolis, the official residence of the state's first family.

D.C. Region Gets More Snow than Expected; Frigid Temps to Follow

A fast-moving winter storm coated the D.C. region Tuesday morning, snarling traffic and shutting down most schools in the area as the heavier-than-expected snowfall reached up to six inches in some parts.

D.C. Mayor Bowser Presses for Statehood on Day 1

D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser hit the ground running on her first full day in office Monday, hitting Capitol Hill to press the city's case for statehood.

Cherry Blossom Festival Announces 29 Local Finalists for Singing Competition

The National Cherry Blossom Festival announced Monday the 29 local vocalists who will advance to the final round of its second annual Sing Into Spring vocal competition.

D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser: Residents 'Deserve' Statehood, Democracy

D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser, making her first national appearance Sunday since being inaugurated two days earlier, told NBC's Chuck Todd the city has come a long way in improving schools, reducing crime and keeping atop its budget.

The Bowser Era Begins

In a poignant ceremony brimming with the promise of renewal, Muriel Elizabeth Bowser became the second woman to serve as chief executive officer of the nation's capital.

Kwanzaa Brings Divergent Groups Together

Charis Goff had never been to nor participated in any Kwanzaa activity until Sunday, when the organization she heads, the Thursday Network, partnered with the National Black United Front to produce the Ujima Kwanzaa Celebration.

D.C. Tabs Team for St. Elizabeths East Redevelopment

Outgoing D.C. Mayor Vincent C. Gray announced Monday the selection of Redbrick LMD-Gragg Cardona to redevelop the first phase of the historic St. Elizabeths East Campus, the largest redevelopment opportunity in the District.

Muriel Bowser Announces Social Service Administrators

Muriel Bowser, who officially takes over Friday as D.C.'s mayor, announced Monday the appointments of three officials with ties to former Mayor Adrian M. Fenty to lead key District government social service agencies.

Marion Barry's Son Continues Father's Christmas Tradition

The son of the late Marion Barry spent Christmas Eve carrying on the former D.C. mayor's legacy of brightening the holidays for underprivileged children in Ward 8.