A federal judge on Thursday rejected a short-term stay of a decision that blocked the District from enforcing a key provision of its restrictive concealed-carry laws — prompting the city to move to issue carry permits to the gun owners who had sued after being denied permits.
As former Maryland Gov. Martin O’Malley prepares to announce his run for president this weekend, even some of his oldest allies in the state’s Democratic political establishment are not behind his long-shot bid.
A local reporter gunned down in a Southeast D.C. neighborhood while on her way home from work was not the intended target of the shooting, according to D.C. police.
One man was killed and a second injured in a shooting stemming from an apparent road rage incident on Interstate 295 that shut down the highway during the Thursday morning rush hour.
They couldn’t be rattled. They couldn’t be denied. Gokul Venkatachalam and Vanya Shivashankar had worked too hard and come close too many times not to win the Scripps National Spelling Bee.
A woman is dead and four other people are injured after a rash of overnight shootings in D.C.
If you like pigs, fiddles and the good times that go with barbecue and country music, Galax is the place for you, beginning in June and continuing through the summer and early autumn.
The D.C. Council approved Wednesday a nearly $13 billion budget after ironing out disagreements between proposals from the mayor and the council chairman — scrapping tax increases while keeping a promise to invest more than $100 million into affordable housing initiatives.
Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe wants to fight climate change but not by divesting.
Antoinette Perrine has barricaded her front door since her brother was killed three weeks ago on a basketball court near her home in the Harlem Park neighborhood of West Baltimore. She already has iron bars outside her windows and added metal slabs on the inside to deflect the gunfire.
D.C. officials have asked a judge to let the city enforce a central element of its restrictive concealed-carry law — the requirement that handgun owners demonstrate a “good reason” for a permit to carry — while a lawsuit over the matter works its way through the federal court system.
The U.S. Capitol was reopened Tuesday afternoon after having been evacuated for an hour in an apparent false fire alarm that sent hundreds of workers streaming from the seat of government.