While cancer patients in Maryland continue to risk arrest for buying marijuana, neighboring Washington D.C. opens its first marijuana dispensaries.
A woman who gave birth to a baby boy on a Metro platform in downtown Washington is getting a baby gift she probably didn’t expect — $100 in subway or bus fare.
Metropolitan Police have charged a man with second-degree murder in the beating death of an off-duty D.C. firefighter two years ago.
DC United and city officials signed an agreement Thursday that would keep the Major League Soccer franchise in the District of Columbia with a new, $300 million soccer-only stadium.
Preventing cruise nightmares. Lawmakers in Washington grill cruise line executives about their ships stranding passengers.
The long wait is finally over for visitors who have been yearning for a whiff of a giant flower that smells oddly like rotting flesh.
A giant rainforest plant known as a corpse flower for its terrible smell is set to bloom at the U.S. Botanic Garden next to the Capitol.
A series of five shootings have left two men dead and at least one critically injured in Washington.
D.C. police say one of the victims of a double shooting in Southeast Washington has died.
Rusty the red panda is back in his home after his daring escape a few weeks ago. And he’s already attracting quite a crowd at the National Zoo in Washington D.C.
Moody’s Investors Service is reviewing Howard University for a possible downgrade of its credit rating as the historically black college faces financial challenges.
The D.C. Council issued a legislative rebuke to Wal-Mart on Wednesday, approving a bill that would require the retail giant and other big-box chain retailers to pay their employees a “living wage” of at least $12.50 an hour.