Md., DC Democrats Continuing Push for Gun-Control LawsMembers of Congress from Maryland and the District of Columbia are continuing their push for gun-control legislation after last week's sit-in on the House floor.
Senate Democrats Block GOP's Zika Funding Bill Senate Democrats on Tuesday blocked a Republican proposal to provide $1.1 billion to fight the Zika virus, faulting the GOP for packing the measure with restrictions on Planned Parenthood money and changes to policies on pesticide spraying.
Metro to Hold Auditions for 'MetroPerforms!'Metro is looking for dancers, musicians, poets and others to entertain at summer performances outside rail stations.
More Americans Are Dying Each Year By AccidentAccidents are killing more Americans each year, increasingly from overdoses and falls.
DC Lawmakers Approve Citywide $15 Minimum Wage The nation's capital is poised to join the state of California and numerous other cities that have approved a $15-an-hour minimum wage.
Motorcyclist Dies In Crash Following Rolling Thunder EventVirginia State Police say a motorcyclist from Indiana who had participated in Sunday's Rolling Thunder event on behalf of veterans in Washington was killed in a crash shortly after the rally ended.
Police: DC Man Charged With Sexually Abusing Teen At MallA District of Columbia man has been charged with sexual abuse after police say he forced a 17-year-old male to leave a Metro station and then assaulted him in a mall bathroom.
Poll: 9 In 10 Native Americans Not Offended By Redskins NameA recent national poll found that nine of 10 Native Americans aren't offended by the Washington Redskins name.
Man Claiming Anthrax Exposure Drives Truck Onto National MallA man drove his pickup truck onto the grass at the National Mall on Tuesday. He told Capitol Police that he thought he had been exposed to anthrax.
Cell Phone Video Shows Arrest In Deadly DC HijackingCell phone video captures the arrest of a man charged in a deadly hijacking in Washington, D.C. on Tuesday.
Freight Moving Again Through DC Derailment SiteA CSX spokesman says freight has begun moving again through the site of a weekend train derailment in Washington.
Suspect Hijacks Metrobus, Fatally Strikes PedestrianA man attacked a city bus driver, stole the bus, then struck and killed a pedestrian after the vehicle jumped a curb at a gas station in Washington on Tuesday, police said. He was captured and brought to a hospital.