The D.C. Court of Appeals has overturned the 2010 conviction of a man who was accused of burglarizing the homes of six Georgetown University students and fondling several of his victims.
The D.C. Court of Appeals has dismissed a long-running case brought by D.C. police officers who claimed they were disciplined for blowing the whistle on what they said was an improper department contract.
With the swipe of a mechanical claw, D.C. Mayor Vincent C. Gray demolished a slice of a Ward 7 retail center that has been a sore point for officials and residents alike for two decades and symbolized the challenges that come with ambitious projects east of the Anacostia River.
D.C. Police Chief Cathy L. Lanier has stood her ground on discretionary demotions of high-ranking officials who do not toe her line, but one casualty of her rigid approach to discipline is not taking his punishment quietly.
A complaint before the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission by four veteran Metropolitan Police Department officials accuses Chief Cathy L. Lanier of "a disturbing pattern of discriminatory conduct" in handing down harsher discipline for male officers than female officers.
The Metropolitan Police Department is being ordered to pay nearly a quarter of a million dollars in attorney's fees to three police officers who were improperly dismissed from the department in 1998.
The D.C. Court of Appeals on Thursday let stand the conviction of one of the men involved in the 2006 killing of New York Times reporter David Rosenbaum.
Vowing to stabilize the city's finances, create jobs, improve schools and help residents gain statehood, Vincent C. Gray became the sixth elected mayor of the nation's capital Sunday before a standing-room-only crowd at the Washington Convention Center.
A D.C. appeals court on Thursday upheld the District of Columbia law allowing same-sex marriages, rejecting an effort by opponents to put the issue before city voters.