Gray Cites Progress Fighting HIV, Other STDs

D.C. is no longer one of America's breeding grounds for HIV, sexually transmitted diseases and other ailments, according to a report released Wednesday by the Gray administration.

Wayne Curry, 63, First Black P.G. County Executive, Dies

Condolences and accolades are pouring in for the man credited with transforming Prince George's County from a slow-paced, majority-white farming region and D.C. bedroom community into one that became the most affluent and educated majority black county in the country.

Peaceoholics Misused $600K in City Funds, D.C. Judge Rules

Peaceoholics, an anti-gang, anti-violence nonprofit in the District, suffered a legal setback Tuesday when a D.C. Superior Court judge entered an order of default judgment against the group and its CEO for more than $600,000.

Gray, D.C. Office of Cable Television Cut Ribbon for Brentwood Broadcast Center

D.C. Mayor Vincent C. Gray joined Council members, DC Office of Cable Television (OCT) Executive Director Eric E. Richardson and Department of General Services Director Brian Hanlon for a ribbon-cutting ceremony Tuesday in honor of OCT’s relocation.

D.C. Postpones Infrastructure Work at St. Elizabeths

D.C. has canceled the solicitations tied to the planned infrastructure work on the St. Elizabeths east campus, pushing back construction to spring 2015 at the earliest.

D.C. Park Memorializes Victims of 2009 Metro Crash

D.C. Mayor Vincent C. Gray, joined by members of the community and relatives of the nine people who died in the horrific collision that occurred in 2009 on Metro's Red Line, recently broke ground at a site that will pay ...

Safeway Opens Petworth Location

Safeway opened its new store in Northwest D.C.'s Petworth neighborhood Friday with festivities that included recognition of military veterans from the area.

Bonds Supports Good Hope Road Upgrade in Southeast

D.C. Council member Anita Bonds wants to make sure that Ward 8's Good Hope Road in Southeast receives as much economic attention as it needs to develop.

Jack Green, 71, Virginia Newspaper Publisher, Dies

Jack J. Green, founder and publisher of The Richmond Voice newspaper, died Thursday from a chronic lung-related illness at a Virginia hospital. He was 71.

Barry Feted at Event Marking Book Launch

If anyone doubted the deep love and affection people have for Ward 8 Council member Marion S. Barry Jr., the scene at the end of a June 23 event should have removed all uncertainty.

Norton Fights D.C. Pot Decriminalization Amendment

D.C. Delegate Eleanor Holmes Norton (D) is fighting to stop an amendment to a House appropriation bill that would block the District from decriminalizing marijuana.

'Yoga Tax' Stays in D.C. Budget Proposal

The District of Columbia 2015 budget proposal to be submitted to Mayor Vincent Gray (D) contains the controversial "yoga tax" that will extend the city's sales tax to include gym and fitness services.

D.C. Housing Expo Attracts First-Time Homebuyers

For a day, the District's convention center morphed into a one-stop shop for residents eager to purchase a new home, get interior design tips or talk to mortgage brokers.

Students Win D.C. 'Civili-Tea' Contest

Vibrant paintings containing magenta, turquoise and violet, along with black and white sketches and photographs, brighten the Pepco Edison Place Art Gallery walls and picture window in Northwest thanks to District students who produced the original art for the High ...

Metro's Silver Line to Open July 26

Metro's long-awaited Silver Line service in Northern Virginia will officially start servicing passengers in late July, the transit agency's general manager said Monday.