District Of Columbia
Metro officials says new Silver Line tracks don’t appear to have been damaged in an incident during testing that caused major rush hour delays.
Metro says it’s closing four stations on the orange line for weekend work, and passengers will have to use shuttle buses to travel between those stations.
Lottery revenue in the District of Columbia is on the rise again after a five-year slump in sales.
District of Columbia Mayor Vincent Gray says the city needs to move away from its dependence on the federal government and promote job growth in the technology, health care and hospitality industries.
The District of Columbia ended fiscal 2012 with a $417 million budget surplus, a windfall that illustrates how the fiscal climate in the nation’s capital differs from much of the nation.
Sen. Tom Carper of Delaware has introduced a bill that would make the District of Columbia the nation’s 51st state.
One week into their hunger strike for District of Columbia voting rights in Congress, Joe Gray and Kelly Mears have lost 20 pounds each.
About 12,000 office cleaners in Maryland, Virginia and the District of Columbia are threatening to strike when their contract expires this week.
Mayor Vincent Gray says the city won’t tolerate flash mob robberies like those seen in recent days in Northeast Washington and Montgomery County.
Police in the District of Columbia plan to start a website seeking tips and leads about a suspect whose DNA is linked to the 1998 killing of a young scientist in Georgetown and to a series of violent rapes in Montgomery County in the 1990s, investigators say.
Forecasters say Memorial Day could mark the start of the region’s first heat wave of the year and District of Columbia authorities are reminding Washington residents not to open fire hydrants.
A businessman who owns nearly half of all gas stations in the District of Columbia is defending himself against an anti-trust probe.