wjz-13 all-news-99-1-wnew 1057-the-fan 1300logo2_67x35

D.C.

Handcuffs generic

D.C. Police Facing Scrutiny Over Arrested Officers

Police officials in the nation’s capital have been facing recent questions about headline-making arrests — not of hardened street criminals but of their own officers.

01/23/2014

(Photo credit: Scott Olson/Getty Images)

D.C.’s ‘Auto Row’ Only A Memory

The automobile industry’s best and brightest new models will be on display beginning Thursday at the Washington Auto Show, but you would be hard-pressed to find a dealer that sells these cars within the city limits.

01/22/2014

Summer Dates

Tourism Group Pitches D.C. As Date Night Destination

Tourism officials are preparing to showcase Washington as a destination for romance.

01/15/2014

(Photo by Joern Pollex/Getty Images)

Timeline Slips For Deal To Build D.C. Soccer Stadium

An ambitious plan to build a new $300 million soccer stadium for D.C. United has already fallen behind schedule.

12/01/2013

marijuana

Medical Marijuana Off To Slow Start In D.C.

Advocates for medical marijuana in the District of Columbia say the city’s strict rules are having a chilling effect on the use of the drug.

10/23/2013

shutdown protesters

Thousands Push Through Barriers In D.C. To WWII Memorial

A march to get things going again in D.C. Thousands arrived at the National War World II Memorial, pushing through barriers Sunday morning to protest the government shutdown.

10/13/2013

(Credit: AP Photo/Chuck Burton)

D.C. Lottery To Stop Paying Players Due To Shutdown

The D.C. Lottery’s slogan is “Lots of people win.” But until the federal shutdown is over, nobody wins.

10/11/2013

wjzlogo

Study Found D.C. Area Water Taxis Could Be Viable

A study has found that with the D.C. region’s growing population and growth in jobs along the water, commuter water taxis across the region’s rivers could be economically viable.

10/10/2013

(AP Photo/Matt Rourke)

Furloughed Workers Seeking Unemployment Pay In D.C.

Federal workers who are furloughed because of the government shutdown are beginning to file for unemployment benefits.

10/02/2013

(AP Photo/Greg Wahl-Stephens)

Restaurants Find Staff Shortage In D.C. Food Scene

The influx of new restaurants in Washington in recent years is creating a shortage of workers in the city’s food service industry.

09/29/2013

Washington Monument

Where To Experience National Monuments This Memorial Day

Visiting monuments this Memorial Day is a refreshing way of fostering a child’s education outside of the classroom, paying tribute to those who died in war and remembering America’s leaders.

05/13/2013

A woman (R) takes pictures of cherry blossoms at the Tidal Basin on March 29, 2011 in Washington, DC. Americans celebrating the beauty of Washington's landmark pink cherry blossoms this spring have at heart the tragedies jolting Japan, which gave the trees to the United States. More than 27,000 people are dead or missing, and two weeks after the 9.0-magnitude earthquake and subsequent tsunami crippled the aging nuclear plant in northeastern Japan, rescue work is still under way to avoid a major nuclear disaster. As many as one million people are expected to stream through the Mall esplanade area during the Cherry Blossom Festival from March 26 through April 10. (Photo by JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images)

Cherry Blossom Peak Bloom Pushed Back In D.C.

The National Park Service is updating its predicted peak bloom time for the District of Columbia’s cherry trees, now saying the peak bloom will come in early April.

03/19/2013

more

previous