D.C. Leaders Laying Groundwork To Keep Pope Francis Safe During VisitWe are now learning more about the preparations and the itinerary for Pope Francis' historic trip to our region. Security will be tight in Washington, D.C.
Theater Festival In D.C. Puts Spotlight On Female PlaywrightsIt was a historic moment in theater few people saw when the first female writing team won Tony Awards this year for "Fun Home." The milestone symbolized a stubborn imbalance between the number of female playwrights who see their work produced on stage compared with men.
D.C. Spray Parks To Stay Open An Additional WeekSpray parks in the District of Columbia will stay open an additional week because of expected high temperatures.
Police Seize Over 260 Pounds Of Synthetic Drugs Worth $2.3MDistrict of Columbia police say they've made the largest seizure of synthetic drugs in the city's history -- more than 260 pounds. That's a street value of roughly $2.3 million.
GW Student Missing After Swimming In South AfricaA George Washington University official says an undergraduate student has been missing since swimming while traveling in South Africa.
D.C. Police Union Members Vote No Confidence In ChiefThe vast majority of Washington police union members who responded to a recent poll say they do not have confidence in Metropolitan Police Chief Cathy Lanier.
Md. Preps Underway For Pope’s Visit To The Nation’s CapitalThe countdown is on for the pope's visit to the nation's capital. People are hard at work getting things ready. A lot of construction is being done in Maryland.
Tourism Officials Say D.C. Had A Record Year In 2014Washington drew a record 20.2 million visitors last year, with increases in international and domestic visitors, tourism officials announced Monday.
Steven Tyler, Sheryl Crow To Sing At D.C. Rally On AddictionSteven Tyler, Sheryl Crow and Joe Walsh from the Eagles will perform in a concert being planned for the National Mall in October to draw attention to the problem of addiction.
Metro Board Calls Failure To Fix Bad Track 'Unacceptable'Metro's board of directors says the failure to repair a track problem that led to a derailment represents "a breakdown of the organization's chain of command" and "an unforgivable breach of safety."
D.C. Congressional Delegate To Address Women Pot EntrepreneursThe District of Columbia's delegate to Congress will address a gathering of women who work in the marijuana industry.
1 Man Charged After Report Of Shooting On National MallU.S. Park Police say a man has been charged after a gun was fired inside a car on the National Mall.
Man Arrested After Report Of Shooting On National MallSomeone fired a gun inside a car on the National Mall after witnesses reported a fight inside the vehicle Tuesday afternoon, but there was no indication anyone was injured, police said.
Riders Livid After Power Problems Again Cause Amtrak Delays
Witnesses To Fatal Stabbing On D.C. Metro Watched It UnfoldKevin Sutherland died in the first-ever homicide aboard a Metro train in the subway system's nearly 40-year history, stabbed to death after resisting a robbery attempt. The attack stunned passengers who watched it unfold.