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.
Thousands of revelers were celebrating the Fourth of July in the nation’s capital under clear skies Friday, despite initial fears that rain from Hurricane Arthur could ruin their fun.
Fares are going up for riders of Washington’s Metro transit system.
District of Columbia Democratic mayoral nominee Muriel Bowser says she would keep Kaya Henderson as chancellor of the District’s public schools.
Authorities say two F-16 fighter jets escorted a small airplane out of restricted airspace in Washington, an apparently inadvertent intrusion that prompted evacuations at the U.S. Capitol and surrounding buildings.