District Of Columbia
The District of Columbia is seeing a boom in its population of children younger than 5, prompting local education experts to question whether the city’s schools can handle the growth.
The National Zoo says breeding season has arrived for the giant pandas after a cub was born last year but died six days later.
Police are investigating a fatal shooting in downtown D.C. that happened overnight.
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.