Eight Local Trailblazers Recognized at Award Ceremony

A group of local pioneers received honors for their longtime efforts to meet some of the District's most pressing needs during an award ceremony at a newly renovated community center.

Masters Barry, 'Big G' Help Kick Off Writing Contest

Those Ballou Senior High School seniors who think they have the writing chops can find out if they’re as good as they think they are if they choose to submit a poem or an essay during Black History Month.

Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan's Budget Causes Uproar

The honeymoon ended quickly.

Orange Pushes to Rename UDC after Marion Barry

D.C. Council member Vincent Orange (D-At Large) has introduced a bill to rename the University of the District of Columbia in honor of the late Marion S. Barry Jr.

Pepco Art Gallery to Host Political-Photography Exhibit

The Pepco Edison Place Gallery will present through Friday the White House News Photographers Association 2014 "Eyes of History" traveling exhibit featuring the winning images from the annual competition, including contributions from still, multimedia and student winners.

D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser to Host Budget Engagement Forums

D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser will host three "Budget Engagement Forums" throughout the District next month.

Bowser Kicks Off Marion Barry's Summer Employment Program

D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser kicked off the 2015 Marion S. Barry Summer Youth Employment Program on Friday at the Department of Employment Services' Northwest headquarters, where her staff assisted young people and their parents with the application process.

DC Latino Caucus Announces New Officers

A new leadership roster has been announced for the DC Latino Caucus, which was founded in 2005 to foster participation and involvement of Latinos in civic and political activity in the greater D.C. Metropolitan area.

Southeast Students Display Technological Talent

Pepco, Discovery Education and the Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Washington kicked off the Pepco STEM Club at the ARC Town Hall Education Arts Recreation Campus in Southeast on Friday.

Anita Bonds Wants Facebook Silver Alert

Anita Bonds said the well-being of the elderly remains a top priority, and she remains proactive in her approach to their safety and security.

Ward 8 Residents Grapple with Crime

More than 250 residents, young people, activists, police officers, clergy and businesspeople met at the Old Congress Heights School in Southeast to discuss the top causes of teen crime and violence and the solutions to these problems.

Giant Sinkhole Swallows Car in Prince George's County

A 12-inch water main break in Bladensburg on Tuesday morning caused a massive sinkhole that nearly swallowed a car whole as a family sat inside.

Redskins Donate $10K, Coats to Catholic Charities Archdiocese

The Washington Redskins Charitable Foundation partnered Thursday with the Kellar Family Foundation to present a $10,000 check to the Catholic Charities Archdiocese of Washington on Thursday morning at St. Francis Xavier Church in Southeast.

Millennials Lead 'Black Out' During MLK Holiday

Members of local philanthropic organization Capital Cause put Martin Luther King's ideas into action during a "Black Out" that took place earlier this week during the annual holiday commemorating the late civil rights leader's birth.

Biden Joins Bowser in Anacostia

A $2.6 billion Clean Rivers Project in Anacostia got the attention of the nation's second-highest office on Friday.