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.
The second annual Pride Day celebration at a D.C. high school takes a surprising turn.
A draft of the District of Columbia’s long-range transportation plan favors mass transit and discourages driving.
We now know which city is the healthiest in the nation. Turns out, it’s right down the road.
Baltimore and Washington, D.C.’s bid to host the Olympics gets a little closer to reality. Two of our closest competitors have dropped their bids to represent the United States in the 2024 Summer Games.
That trademark falsetto behind “Sherry,” “Big Girls Don’t Cry” and other hits from 50 years ago will usher in the July 4 celebration on the National Mall this year as Frankie Valli headlines the “Capitol Fourth” show in Washington.
Even though museums and memorials were shuttered last fall by a government shutdown, 2013 was another record-breaking year for attractions in the nation’s capital with an increase in domestic visitors and spending, tourism officials said Tuesday.
The Metropolitan Police Department has identified two people whose bodies were found earlier this week in southeast Washington.
A D.C. drug dealer has been sentenced to 30 years in prison after three of his customers in Fairfax County died.
Muriel Bowser’s decisive victory in the District of Columbia’s Democratic mayoral primary makes her the presumptive favorite to become the city’s eighth mayor, but she can’t expect to breeze through the general election like Democratic nominees have in four decades of mayoral elections.
A foot search of a District of Columbia park for a missing 8-year-old girl is expected to resume Monday.
Mayor Vincent Gray often calls the District of Columbia “the envy of the nation” for its robust economy and fast-growing population, but some say the local government he leads — plagued by corruption, pay-to-play politics and disengaged voters — is a stain on the city’s progress.