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.
Two D.C. men have pleaded guilty to robbing an armored truck and a carjacking in Takoma Park.
The Washington Redskins are fighting for their name in court. The team, stripped of its trademark, is suing to get it back. This, as a new video emerges defending the name.
The Smithsonian’s Natural History Museum closed Thursday morning for emergency technology repairs.
D.C. Police Chief Cathy Lanier has ordered the temporary closing of a nightclub where an actor who played a gang member on the television series “The Wire” was stabbed.
Opponents of a plan to break up Washington’s nearly 150-year-old Corcoran Gallery of Art presented two alternatives in court this week to preserve the independent museum and art school as a judge considers its proposed merger with two larger institutions.