A Virginia state Senate panel on Wednesday advanced a modified version of a bill that would prevent people convicted of domestic abuse crimes from possessing or transporting a gun.
A Georgetown University panel has come out in favor of divesting from coal but not all fossil fuels, rejecting a student proposal that called for the university to pull its investments from the top 200 oil, gas and coal companies.
Fire investigators are blaming faulty Christmas tree lights for a massive deadly mansion fire in Annapolis last week.
While subjects like elderly parents afflicted with failing memories might ostensibly not seem all that humorous, Mr. Breuer is quick to point out that it’s shared experiences like caring for an ailing parent that allow his audiences to laugh at life in all its shades.
The District’s revenue from traffic cameras took a severe hit last year, in part because the police department has had trouble maintaining the cameras, according to city officials.
The Virginia state Senate easily passed bills Tuesday that would require students in kindergarten through fifth grade to exercise an average of at least 20 minutes per day and direct the state Board of Education to develop regulations on the use of isolation and restraint of children in public schools.
Perched on high bluffs above the Virginia banks of the Potomac River and overlooking the sprawling federal city of Washington, Arlington House for more than 150 years has been a tortured and conflicted spot.
One of four boys who fell into an icy pond outside Baltimore over the weekend has died, authorities said Tuesday.
D.C. police have written more than 250 tickets for marijuana possession in the roughly six months since the District relaxed its marijuana laws, but the vast majority of citations have simply been ignored, an analysis by The Washington Times has found.
A Virginia Senate panel on Monday killed several gun control initiatives pushed by Democratic Gov. Terry McAuliffe, including bills to require universal background checks on gun show sales and reinstatement of the state’s recently-lifted ban on purchasing more than one handgun per month.
An arbitrator has ordered the D.C. fire department to reverse former Chief Kenneth B. Ellerbe’s demotion of a 33-year veteran employee over his handling of an internal disciplinary matter involving beer found in a fire house.
This is National School Choice Week, and it is certainly appropriate to visit an issue that soon will be doing more than marking time on the 2016 presidential campaign trail.