Washington D.C. News

Washington D.C. News

D.C. YWCA Celebrates Milestone with Largest GED Graduating Class

It was a proud day for family members, friends, staff and educators as they stood to applaud the most recent graduating class of the...

Va. High School Suffers Deaths of Two Students in Two Days

Langley High School in Fairfax County, Va. recently suffered the deaths of two students just a day apart from each other. Fairfax County police discovered...

Fire Chief Knew Man Denied Care By Fire Station

D.C. Fire Chief Kenneth Ellerbe said he was personally acquainted with a 77-year-old longtime city employee who died of a heart attack the same...

US Archives to display Emancipation Proclamation

WASHINGTON (AP) -- The National Archives is placing the original Emancipation Proclamation on display in Washington to mark Black History Month. The special display will run from...

D.C.’s Twelfth Street Christian Celebrates Centennial

According to its motto, The Twelfth Street Christian Church is “a place of inspiration where you will discover something wonderful.” When it turned 100...

New Coalition Seeks Cleanup of Anacostia Watershed

Seven local environmental groups and businesses joined forces Feb. 3 in a new coalition, United for a Healthy Anacostia River, to advocate the cleanup...

Watered-down pot decriminalization advances in DC

WASHINGTON (AP) — District of Columbia lawmakers took a long-awaited first step Tuesday toward decriminalizing possession of small amounts of marijuana, but not before...

D.C. Residents Voice Concerns over CSX Tunnel Expansion Plans

A coalition of Southeast Washington, D.C. residents said they were cautiously pleased following a Jan. 16 meeting with Mayor Vincent Gray to voice their...

D.C. Police Chief Faces Tough Questions Following Misconduct Allegations

The Metropolitan Police Department of the District of Columbia has been tainted with allegations of police misconduct following two highly-publicized cases in which officers...

D.C. Residents to Receive New Garbage, Recycling Cans

Beginning in February, D.C. residents will have the option of doing away with their old garbage and recycling cans. Mayor Vincent Gray recently announced that...

UDC’s Director of Athletics Selected to Serve on NCAA Division II Women’s Basketball Committee

University of the District of Columbia Director of Athletics, Patricia Thomas has been selected to serve on the NCAA Division II Women’s Basketball Committee...

Renowned Singer Julia Bullock to Make Kennedy Center Debut

Acclaimed vocalist Julia Bullock will make her Kennedy Center debut at the Terrace Theater on March 2. A prize winner of Bard Conservatory's Concerto Competition,...