Residents in two neighborhoods of the city’s toniest ward filed a lawsuit Tuesday to stop the construction of a 50-unit shelter for homeless families.
The co-founder of a school supply company on Wednesday helped distribute pens, pencils and other educational goods to students at Hendley Elementary School in Southeast as part of his company’s mission to provide resources to underprivileged children.
For the first time in 71 years, DC Water will build a water tower. It will service customers east of the Anacostia River, where water pressure historically has been much lower than in other parts of the city.
A national coalition of community activists is demanding that Facebook disclose information about its compliance with a law enforcement request to remove videos of a standoff recorded by a woman who was killed by Baltimore County police officers this month.
Promising to “retrace the steps of the British soldiers,” who burned the U.S. Capitol building and White House in the War of 1812, the Civil War Trust promised that Wednesday’s educational pub crawl will recount “stories of bravery, destruction and humor as we stop in at various watering holes along the route.”
D.C. police arrested a man Monday for writing anti-Semitic graffiti on a mural as well as several coffee shops in Chinatown.
D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser has named Assistant Chief Peter Newsham to head up the city’s police department on an interim basis.
The FBI is investigating a stabbing in Virginia in which the suspect shouted “Allahu akbar” while attacking a man and woman.
Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe announced Monday that he has individually restored the voting rights of 13,000 felons, a move undertaken after the state Supreme Court rescinded a prior executive action that restored the right to vote en masse to more than 200,000 former inmates.
D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser kicked off the school year Monday by celebrating the District’s new all-male high school that aims to empower young men of color.
Baltimore police on Monday announced the arrest of “Baltimore’s No. 1 trigger puller,” a gang member who is accused of more than a dozen homicides, the city’s police commissioner said.
For many children, playing tennis is just a fun, extracurricular activity, but for the students at the Israel Tennis Centers, the game means a new shot at life.