The family of the woman who died when the Metro train car she was trapped in filled with smoke filed a $50 million wrongful death lawsuit against the transit agency on Friday.
Exonerations of the wrongly convicted are at an all-time high thanks in part to the increase in the number of prosecutors’ offices setting up units to investigate claims of innocence — a wave that Washington, D.C., could be poised to ride with the formation of its own investigative unit.
A former Virginia cab driver, suspected of being a recruiter for al-Shabab and traveling to Somalia to aid the militant group, was added to the FBI’s “Most Wanted Terrorists” list Thursday.
A Republican-controlled state Senate committee has defeated an attempt to repeal a 2012 law requiring a woman seeking an abortion to undergo an ultrasound procedure first.
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.
Take down this phone number or punch it into your cellphone: 1-888-373-7888. It’s a round-the-clock, toll-free hotline to the nonprofit group Polaris. It’s Super Bowl time in Phoenix, which means be on the lookout for human traffickers, pedophiles, johns and prostitution.
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.