On Nov. 4, District of Columbia residents will elect the seventh mayor in the city’s history — at least, a few of them will.
U.S. Park Police say 145 people were arrested during a protest against U.S. deportations of migrants in the country illegally in a rally outside the White House.
American bison have returned to the National Zoo in Washington after inspiring the park’s creation in the 1880s.
A Washington drug dealer who escaped from a western Maryland jail has been sentenced to nearly 20 years in prison for the escape and other crimes.
The District of Columbia police chief is urging President Barack Obama not to cancel a program enabling local law enforcement agencies to buy surplus military equipment at big discounts.
A trail group in Bethesda, Maryland, is suing the U.S. Transportation Department, alleging a planned light-rail route through some Washington suburbs would harm two rare, shrimplike creatures.
Metro says buses will replace trains on a section of the red line this weekend and through Labor Day.
A car is pulled out of the Potomac Sunday with a victim inside. It happened Sunday after a car traveling on the George Washington Memorial parkway left the road and plunged into the river.
Joe Flacco’s final throw was a touchdown pass, providing a positive ending to an uneven performance by the Baltimore Ravens’ first-team offense.
The National Zoo in Washington is throwing a panda party.
The Washington Post says it will stop calling Washington’s football team the “Redskins” on its editorial page.
Metro says riders on the red and orange lines will wait longer for trains this weekend.