Washington D.C. News

Washington D.C. News

DCTV to Host 25th Annual Illumination Ceremony

Public Access Corporation of D.C. (DCTV) will host their 25th Anniversary Illumination Celebration on October 26 at Brooks Mansion in the Brookland neighborhood. DCTV...

Halloween Hayride

The Penn-Branch Citizens Civic Association in S.E. D.C. will host a Halloween Hayride on Oct. 27 from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. All rides will be...

D.C.’s Top Elected Officials Push to Exempt City from Shutdown

The District of Columbia’s top elected officials, both Democrats, find themselves siding with House Republicans in one of the oddities of the battle over...

D.C. Pediatrician Pleads Guilty to Child Pornography Charges

Robert Paul Dickey, a well-known Washington D.C. pediatrician, pleaded guilty to possession of child-pornography Sept. 12. Dickey, 74, was arrested in May after local authorities...

Conservative Black Pastors Meet in D.C.

Tea Party figurehead U.S. Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky., was the keynote speaker at an awards dinner that kicked off the Coalition of African American...

Alfred Street Baptist Church Gives Free Groceries to Families

As local residents continue to struggle to put food on the table, the historic Alfred Street Baptist Church reached out, Sept. 28, to lend...

Local Nonprofit Dedicates Mural to Mayor Gray

On October 3, The So Others Might Eat organization (SOME) presented a mural in honor of Mayor Vincent C. Gray in gratitude for his...

YWCA National Capital Area Launches Domestic Violence Campaign

In honor of National Domestic Violence Month, the YWCA National Capital Area recently launched its first domestic violence campaign. The “I Speak Up Because…”...

Meet The Pastor

Meet The Pastor: Rev. Raymond Massenburg, Ph.D., age 46 St. Luke’s Episcopal Church 1415 15th Street, N.W., Washington, D.C. 20005 Years served: 2 Hometown: Chicago, Ill. Education: DePaul University,...

Suit Alleges J.C. Hayward Involved in D.C. Charter School Scam

Three former managers of one of the city’s charter public schools allegedly diverted at least $3 million in taxpayer funds to enrich themselves with...

Sidney Ribeau Stepping Down as Howard University President

Howard University President Sidney Ribeau announced Oct. 1 he will retire from his post in December after five years on the job. He is stepping...

National Aquarium to Close in D.C. After 128 Years

WASHINGTON (AP) — An aquarium that opened its doors to visitors in 1885 is closing its doors in the nation's capital. The National Aquarium is...