D.C. prosecutors on Tuesday said they will defer prosecution of D.C. Council candidate Kevin B. Chavous on a charge of soliciting an undercover police officer for sex.
The nation's capital is home to some of the most restrictive gun laws in the country. Washington city leaders intentionally crafted convoluted regulations to make it difficult for citizens to own firearms legally. Now that these obstructionist rules are in the spotlight, the D.C. Council realizes it needs to clean up its act.
Five people were injured in four separate shootings Tuesday night in the District, police said.
A newborn girl died after she was abandoned in freezing temperatures on the steps of a Northeast home, leaving police on Monday to try to identify her and find out who deserted her.
An explosion of gunfire outside two D.C. elementary schools Thursday morning left three teenagers hospitalized and sent parents scrambling to retrieve their children, who were locked down in the two Congress Heights facilities.
The Republican chairman of a powerful House oversight committee on Tuesday told the Department of the Interior secretary that the National Park Service has been "unresponsive" to his questions regarding Occupy D.C.'s extended stay in McPherson Square despite getting a deadline extension and that he might consider "compulsory processes" to get answers.
An 18-year-old man died after he was shot in the head in Southeast Washington on Tuesday evening, police officials said.
If you see something, say something. That's what Ward 7 activist Geraldine Washington said she was doing when she alerted D.C. Public Schools officials to what she thought was the inappropriate touching of a child by another child.
An inmate at the D.C. Jail was stabbed by another inmate Wednesday afternoon, officials said.