A federal judge is weighing a request to hold the District in contempt of court for enacting new gun laws that are so restrictive as to be out of compliance with his order to allow for firearms to be carried publicly in the city.
A Virginia woman charged with lying to federal investigators about supporting the Islamic State militant group softly answered yes-or-no questions from the judge Wednesday in agreeing to remain in jail until her trial.
President Obama wants to exercise his questionable executive prerogatives by unilaterally giving more than 5 million undocumented and illegal immigrants the right to stay here without fact-checking.
The Secret Service arrested an Iowa man Wednesday afternoon after finding a hunting rifle, dozens of rounds of ammunition and a knife in the trunk of his car parked near the White House.
Gun owners who successfully sued the D.C. government to overturn the city’s ban on carrying firearms in public will argue in court Thursday that new laws to regulate concealed carry are unconstitutionally restrictive.
The chief of the D.C. Department of Health said Wednesday that ignorance about the Ebola outbreak is causing people to stigmatize the city’s African population.
Allowing marijuana legalization in the District leaves the United States vulnerable to charges it is violating international treaties aimed at stemming the drug trade, the nonpartisan research arm of Congress concluded in an analysis that could strengthen the resolve of lawmakers on Capitol Hill to overturn the measure.
The Arlington County Board voted Tuesday to cancel a controversial and expensive streetcar program amid concerns that the divisive fight over the transit project was distracting officials from other pressing issues.
Workers are beginning to fill the more than 1,300 cracks in the Capitol dome as the next phase of restoration on the 150-year-old American icon begins.
The D.C. Council on Tuesday gave preliminary approval to a bill that would reform the process by which police are able to seize and sell property from people they stop.
D.C. Mayor Vincent C. Gray rejected a deal offered by federal prosecutors for him to plead guilty to a single felony count related to activities during his 2010 campaign, a person familiar with the investigation told the Associated Press on Tuesday.
D.C. lawmakers are pushing forward with legislation to reform policies allowing police to seize property from people they stop, regardless of whether criminal charges are ever filed — a practice called civil asset forfeiture that is facing increasing scrutiny nationwide.