Shelter for Domestic-Violence Victims Celebrates 35 Years

Prince George's County's only agency that provides temporary housing for domestic violence victims will celebrate its 35th anniversary next month.

202Creates Launches Monthlong Celebration

202Creates, D.C.'s monthlong showcase of diverse and vibrant creative economy, got underway with a Sept. 1 kickoff.

Social Security Extends Online Card Replacement to Md. Residents

Maryland residents now have the convenience of obtaining a replacement Social Security card via the agency's online services.

Metro's Quarterly Report Card Better, But Still Room for Improvement

Metro's quarterly report released Tuesday shows the agency improved in rail and bus fleet availability, but customer satisfaction still remains below its goal.

D.C. Renters Give City 'A-' Overall, 'D' for Affordability: Study

Results from an Apartment List study reveals that while most renters in D.C. are relatively satisfied with life in the nation's capital, they wrestle with concerns such as quality of local schools, state and local taxes, safety and affordability/cost of ...

Md. Officials Push Metro to Restore Late-Night Train Service

State and local officials from Prince George's and Montgomery counties are pushing back against Metro's proposal to permanently end late-night train service, which has been curtailed this summer by the transit agency's maintenance-overhaul project.

Orange Begins Post-Council Gig at Chamber

New D.C. Chamber of Commerce CEO Vincent Orange, fresh off a contentious exit from the city council, recently detailed his agenda for his first 100 days in office.

D.C. Attorney General Pushes for Statehood

With Washington, D.C., standing as the only national capital in the world to not have voting representation, the city's first elected attorney general is putting the District's push for statehood at the forefront.

Feds Rap Metro for Runaway Unattended Trains

The federal government has issued yet another safety directive to Metro, this time for improperly safeguarding unattended train cars in rail yards and work zones.

Metro Officials Talk Safety, Federal Edicts at Special Meeting

Metro's board of directors broke their vacation early for a hastily assembled special meeting Thursday at its northwest D.C headquarters, where they addressed several recent problems hampering the transit agency.

African-American History Museum Receives $10M

Bank of America, Kaiser Permanente, Prudential Financial Inc., Target and Toyota have each provided $2 million in sponsorships to support the grand opening and inaugural events of the new Smithsonian's National Museum of African American History and Culture.

D.C. Residents Split on Statehood Push, Constitution

As the highly publicized presidential election nears, D.C. residents may also have to think critically about a vote toward a push for statehood and a new constitution.

Teachers' Union Critical of Schools Chancellor Search

D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser announced last month the creation of a leadership committee to assist in the search to replace outgoing schools Chancellor Kaya Henderson, but one member said there hasn't been any progress.

SE Mom Fights For Son's High School Football Status

One mom will stop at nothing to make sure her son can play football for Ballou Senior High School for one last season.

Funeral Arrangements Announced for Marion Christopher Barry

Funeral arrangements have been announced for Marion Christopher Barry, son of late D.C. Mayor and Council member Marion Barry.