The U.S. Marshals Service says an inmate was brought to District of Columbia Superior Court with a loaded handgun in his underpants.
The D.C. Council will hold a hearing on the use of stop-and-frisk tactics by city police.
The popular International Spy Museum is pulling out of a planned redevelopment of Washington’s historic Carnegie Library that would have created a new home for the museum near the city’s convention center.
A man who drove up to a White House gate and refused to leave was arrested on Saturday, the Secret Service said, less than 24 hours after another man jumped the fence and made it all the way into the presidential residence before being apprehended. The president and first family were not at home.
A new poll shows that District of Columbia residents favor legalizing possession of small amounts of marijuana by a nearly 2-to-1 margin.
Residents of the nation’s capital will be able to get licenses to carry concealed handguns outside the home, but only after they provide a specific reason for needing one, officials said Wednesday.
A new push to bring the summer Olympics to the Washington, D.C.-Baltimore region is moving forward. The region is one of four U.S. cities being considered by the Olympic Committee.
A new study shows that large numbers of District of Columbia school students could hear gunfire near their school buildings during the 2011-2012 school year.
A new report says the District of Columbia should expect another surge in homeless families this winter.
Two D.C. men have pleaded guilty to robbing an armored truck and a carjacking in Takoma Park.
The only son of former District of Columbia mayor Marion Barry has been jailed after he was caught driving on a revoked license.
Nine current students, faculty and staff members can argue against the proposed merger of the Corcoran Gallery of Art, one of the nation’s oldest museums, and its college with two larger institutions in Washington, a judge ruled Monday.