D.C. Mayor Vincent C. Gray withdrew from the council’s Wednesday legislative agenda a controversial measure that would place a for-profit corporation in charge of health care at the D.C. Jail.
D.C. Police Chief Cathy L. Lanier said Tuesday the near-daily protests against police use of force held in the District over the last several weeks have required 200 to 400 extra officers per day.
The ACLU of the Nation’s Capital and inmate advocates are encouraging the D.C. Council to reject a contract that would place a for-profit corporation they say has a history of providing poor care in charge of health care at the D.C. Jail.
The D.C. Council has given final approval to using public funds to help build a stadium for Major League Soccer’s D.C. United.
Mayor-elect Muriel Bowser was part of the five-person team that made the pitch to the U.S. Olympic Committee Tuesday to select the District as the United States’ contender to host the 2024 summer Olympics.
Elise Kelderman is a typical 14-year-old-girl. However, this outgoing young lady has struggled with depression in the past. Her experience motivated her to collect toys for children who are spending the holidays in hospitals due to illness or treatment.
Three friends of the alleged University of Virginia rape victim are growing more skeptical about her account, saying they have doubts about information she gave them and why she belatedly tried to get herself deleted from the Rolling Stone article that engulfed their campus in controversy.
Metro says train service has been suspended on the blue, orange and silver lines between Farragut West and L’Enfant Plaza due to a water main break at Metro Center.
The folks who pushed the marijuana legalization issue onto the D.C. ballot are scofflaws.
Veterans and other gun enthusiasts looking to fire off a few rounds have a recently opened 65,000-square-foot facility just miles from the nation’s capital as a new option.
A billboard along Interstate 95 in Virginia that says “Nobody is born gay” sparked some backlash from the gay-rights community, and about 400 assembled in downtown Richmond to take a group photo to circulate on social media to protest the highway message.
Three friends of an alleged victim of gang rape at a University of Virginia frat house say a magazine article wrongly portrayed them as uncaring friends who were more concerned about their reputations than her well-being.