Latest D.C. Items
  • City State: Morning Roundup

    Election results still in doubt but not McDonnell; Evans' challenger quits, say victim of 'intimidation campaign'; Nationals' Ramos kidnapped in Venezuela; Bowie Police: Girls Scouts robbed of cookie dough; Occupy Wall Streeters marching to D.C.; Thousands arrested in D.C. for expired tags, registration; Maryland residents filing civil rights case against new redistricting; D.C. juvenile justice agency settles with ex-employee.

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    Shooting victim's family sues over DYRS 'failures'

    The family of a Catholic University student who was fatally shot while bicycling through Petworth last year has filed a $20 million lawsuit against the D.C. Department of Youth Rehabilitation Services, accusing the agency of failing to supervise the 16-year-old murder suspect committed to its custody.

  • City State: Morning Roundup

    Familiar face in Wal-Mart deal; Trial begins in Lululemon murder case; Questions raised about Fairfax sheriff's retirement plan; Former DYRS superintendent reaches settlement; Metrobus accidents increasing; Two fatally shot in D.C.; Five robberies in Northwest Washington; 7-Eleven looking to hire 38 residents 'on the spot'; Gansler: Natural gas companies pressuring Md. residents to sell property.

  • SIMMONS: Gray breaks mayor's oath with stance on illegals

    There are so many loopholes in U.S. immigration laws that it is impossible to cover them all in a single newspaper column, but one immigration issue is not up for debate.

  • City State: Morning Roundup

    Maryland moving toward gas-tax hike for transportation needs; D.C. council pins hopes on new agency; Report: Virginia must improve Medicaid program; Md. Rep. Edwards critical of redistricting map; Agents at Dulles find 245 grams of cocaine in doorknob; Poll: Most Marylanders want wind energy; McDonnell invites Obama to tour quake damage; Metro released proposed changes to station names.

  • D.C. United's Chris Pontius pushes aside Seattle Sounders defender Patrick Ianni en route to scoring his second goal of the night during an MLS soccer game Thursday, June 10, 2010, in Seattle. (AP Photo/The Olympian, Tony Overman)

    D.C. United's blockbuster trade will play out on the field

    Always an intense feud, the long-running rivalry between D.C. United and the New York Red Bulls was injected with an extra dose of intrigue last week.

  • D.C. medical marijuana program draws eclectic mix of applicants

    With names such as "District of Cannabis" and "Jahrock," hopeful entrepreneurs eager to grow or sell medical marijuana in the District of Columbia are touting their business acumen, green thumbs, or desire to aid the ill and dying in applications submitted to the city.

  • D.C. voting movement is no joke

    This letter serves as a rebuttal to Deborah Simmons' Friday column "Statehood activists' silly games make their cause laughable" (Culture). When Miss Simmons called the District's fight for democracy a "silly waste of time," "gimmickry" and "a fat chance," she insulted the nearly 600,000 Washingtonians who are denied voting rights.

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