Volunteers Plant Garden at D.C. Community Center

Students and residents in the District planted a neighborhood garden at a local community center Saturday in recognition of an annual day of volunteer service.

Just Jacquie: Gospel Radio's Grand Dame

For veteran radio broadcaster Jacquie Gales Webb, being on the job allows her to continue her mission of helping and encouraging others.

Local Nonprofit Accepts Young Fathers

Since 2010, Generation Hope has supported more than 40 teen mothers striving to complete college and enter the career fields of their choice. But this fall, fathers too will enjoy the Northwest-based nonprofit's offerings.

D.C. Gun Law in Judge's Hands

D.C. officials will be waiting anxiously to learn if U.S. District Court Judge Frederick Scullin Jr. signs off on an emergency bill that allows residents to carry concealed firearms in public.

D.C. Police Begin Wearing Body Cameras

More than 160 D.C. police officers began wearing body cameras Wednesday to record their performance and interaction with the public while on duty, part of a growing law-enforcement trend in the wake of the fatal police shooting in Ferguson, Missouri.

D.C. Solicits Proposals for 'HATfest' Program

The Humanities Council will award $1,500 to individuals and organizations to produce creative, public cultural programming for a series of events to be held at the Gateway Pavilion and the RISE Center in Ward 8.

D.C. to Hold Health Expo at Deanwood Recreation Center

The second annual "Let's Move! DC – Children and Families Health Expo" presented by the District of Columbia Office of the State Superintendent of Education, will be held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 4 at the ...

D.C. to Begin Low-Income Energy-Assistance Program

The District of Columbia's Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) will open to residents on Wednesday, Oct. 1.

Informer Friends, Supporters, Staff Celebrate 50th

Those who knew Dr. Calvin Rolark spoke at the opening of a Washington Informer photo exhibit on how much he valued pictures.

Tennis Center's Expansion Moves Into High Gear

The scaffolding, construction workers, backhoes and cherry pickers at the Southeast Tennis & Learning Center signal the more visible parts of $18 million in renovations and remodeling.

Opponents of Marijuana Legalization Speak Out

As D.C. voters consider whether they want to legalize marijuana, a diverse group of residents has joined forces, urging the community to say no.

Boulevard at Capital Centre Poised for a Comeback

The impending arrival of Famous Dave's Legendary Pit Bar-B-Que at the once-thriving Boulevard at the Capital Centre in Largo is, for some, a sign that business is about to blow up at the central Prince George's County pedestrian mall after ...

Health Exec Dale to be Honored at CBC Gala

Karen Dale, executive director of AmeriHealth District of Columbia, the largest Medicaid managed care organization in the District of Columbia and member of the AmeriHealth Caritas family of companies, is being recognized as a "2014 Distinguished Female Healthcare Leader."

Samuel Cornelius Mourned, Remembered as Civil Rights Leader

Samuel J. Cornelius was the center of any room he entered on Capitol Hill.

D.C. Council OKs Bill to Allow Concealed Handguns

The D.C. Council unanimously approved a bill Tuesday to allow people to carry concealed handguns in the city for the first time in nearly 40 years.