The Lincoln Memorial is a national treasure. But the park service says vandals tried to turn the iconic statue into trash.
It’s the planet’s biggest, worst smelling flower. With a scent like rotting flesh, the corpse flower rarely blooms.
The search for a missing autistic boy in Washington, D.C. comes to a tragic end.
A D.C. councilmember is calling on Fire Chief Kenneth Ellerbe to step down amid questions about the department’s ability to handle medical calls.
This summer, treat your family to a few day trips that will have you spending less money and more quality time.
A man who authorities say fatally shot a co-worker, put his body in a cardboard box and accidentally taped his work ID to the box has been convicted of murder.
The U.S. Park Police, the law enforcement agency responsible for safeguarding the National Mall and critical American landmarks, has lost track of a large supply of handguns, rifles and shotguns, according to a harshly critical report issued Thursday.
A Republican congressman from Michigan may propose a ban on speed and red-light enforcement cameras in the District of Columbia.
Zoo leaders still don’t know exactly how Rusty, a red panda, escaped the National Zoo in Washington DC this week.
Metro says it won’t be closing any stations this weekend, but all five lines will be affected by work.
Vice President Joe Biden on Wednesday used a tribute to 19th-century abolitionist Frederick Douglass to renew the call for equal voting rights for people who live in the nation’s capital.
The District of Columbia police department arranged to use U.S. Navy satellite communications and video equipment as it prepared for a large 2002 demonstration that resulted in about 400 arrests and multi-million-dollar legal settlements, according to emails, invoices and other documents that shed new light on the collaboration between law enforcement and the military.