More than a century ago, Robert Baird’s great-great grandfather befriended Mormon prophet Joseph Smith and led his family across the plains with other Mormon pioneers.
More than 50 theaters in the Washington area are joining a two-month festival to present new plays by women playwrights.
Washington D.C. may be a tourist mecca, but there’s one visitor the city would like to see go home.
A former corrections officer has been sentenced to more than 2 years in prison for taking bribes to smuggle contraband into a Washington jail.
A former corrections officer has been sentenced to 27 months in prison for accepting money to smuggle contraband into a D.C. jail.
The U.S. attorney for the District of Columbia will step down after five years on the job to return to private practice, he announced Monday, leaving behind a record of prosecutions for terrorism, public corruption and violent crime.
Two high-ranking agents are accused of crashing a government vehicle right into an investigation scene after leaving a party.
The D.C. Council has approved a bill that would ban marijuana smoking in private clubs.
DC is just hours away from legalizing marijuana but Maryland is still at the center of a heated debate over the drug.
Washington’s fire chief says all the city’s firefighters will be trained on how to respond to emergencies on the subway system.
Metro says a disabled train has been taken out of service at the Woodley Park station where there were reports of smoke in the station.
The Washington region is getting ready to celebrate Chinese New Year.