Elections officials in the District of Columbia are allowing a ballot initiative to go forward that would let the city’s voters decide whether possession of up to two ounces of pot should be legal in the city.
A former Washington private school teacher who was captured in Nicaragua after a year on the FBI’s “Ten Most Wanted” fugitives list has been sentenced to 25 years in prison in a child pornography case.
Although most of the international air travel in the Washington region flows through Washington Dulles International Airport, Baltimore-Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport is gaining in the market.
Officials say the Metro Center station will be closed this weekend to allow for sign and lighting upgrades.
District of Columbia officials have declared a snow emergency will go into effect early Monday. That means cars parked on snow emergency routes will be ticketed and towed.
One of the great art patrons of the 20th century who built the nation’s first modern art museum in Washington is offering a broad new look at the evolution of American art through a collector’s eye beginning 100 years ago.
The group that built the African Civil War Memorial in Washington is now raising funds to repair it after the memorial was damaged by gunfire.
Twenty-five people were charged Thursday with obtaining at least $75 million in fraudulent Medicaid payments from the District of Columbia government, a series of cases that federal prosecutors said added up to the largest health-care fraud in the city’s history.
A federal arts panel has given final approval for designs and materials to build a bronze color “corona” as the defining element of the Smithsonian’s new black history museum being built on the National Mall.
The U.S. Botanic Garden on Capitol Hill is featuring a new exhibition of paintings and drawings of the native plants of the mid-Atlantic region.
Airport officials say the body of a man has been found in the wheel well of a South African Airways plane parked at Washington Dulles International Airport.
Operations are returning to normal at the airports serving Washington and Baltimore a day after a winter storm that dumped more than a foot of snow on parts of the region.