It’s been six years since Robert L. Smith retired from his job as a corrections officer at the D.C. Jail, but he says he still receives threats from former inmates he supervised. He keeps a legally registered handgun inside his Southwest D.C. home, but he would like to be able to carry it to protect himself.
Saying the word “Redskins” on the air isn’t obscene or profane — at least not according to the Federal Communications Commission.
The D.C. Council on Wednesday approved the permanent version of concealed carry laws meant to comply with a federal court ruling that overturned the District’s ban on the carrying of firearms in public.
A do-not-drink order remains in effect for tap water in a section of northwest Washington due to contamination from a petroleum product that remains in the system.
Ready, aim, but don’t fire? Vincent C. Gray, 72, has resigned, albeit unofficially. He gave his farewell address the other night, and media and supporters got a copy of his accomplishments.
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.
The city council on Wednesday unanimously passed legislation to build a 20,000- to 25,000-seat soccer-specific stadium at the Buzzard Point property in Southwest — ending D.C. United’s decade-plus search for a permanent home.
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.
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.