A man who plotted to attack the U.S. Capitol and kill government officials inside it and spoke of his desire to support the Islamic State militant group was arrested on Wednesday, the FBI said.
The D.C. Council has sent an initiative legalizing possession of small amounts of marijuana to Congress for review, despite an attempt by Congress to block the nation’s capital from legalizing pot.
A District of Columbia man who prosecutors say robbed five banks in Virginia and Maryland has been sentenced to more than 13 years in prison.
D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser says the city will “explore every option” to get its law legalizing marijuana enforced.
Police in Washington say officers were involved in two shootings Wednesday, one of them fatal.
District of Columbia residents are continuing to mourn their “Mayor for Life.”
The White House is singling out Boston, San Francisco, Seattle and 13 other cities for leading their peers in efforts to address climate change.
Washington Dulles International Airport is in trouble. Sometime in 2015, more people will travel through Reagan National Airport than Dulles. Dulles, 14 times the size of National, is expected to see about 20.7 million passengers next year, while National is expected to get 22.7 million.
Breach of trust. A nurse faces criminal charges after police say he touched patients sexually and forced them to touch him.
In less than two hours, President Obama will take to the air to unveil his immigration reform plan. Any decision he makes is sure to come with controversy.
A District of Columbia woman has spent more than $35,000 in a year-long search for her beloved missing dog.
The Smithsonian unveiled a plan Thursday to give museums and gardens along the south side of Washington’s National Mall a $2 billion face-lift, creating more welcoming entrances, improving connections between the museums and refurbishing the iconic Smithsonian Castle.