Washington D.C. News

Washington D.C. News

D.C. & Prince George’s Community Calendar

Healthcare and Classic Cinema UnitedHealthcare is hosting free events aimed at improving the health of African-American seniors D.C. area. The events begin with a Medicare...

D.C. Film Festival Celebrates March on Washington 50th Anniversary

The 1963 March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom brought more than a quarter million people into the nation’s capital for one of the...

Metropolitan AME Celebrates 175 Years in Ministry

The Right Rev. Samuel Lawrence Green Sr., 125th Bishop of the A.M.E. church and head of the church’s 12th District, will join senior pastor,...

D.C. Councilman Seeks Pot Decriminalization

A District of Columbia mayoral candidate wants the nation’s capital to join a growing number of states that have decriminalized marijuana possession. The trend...

Meet the Pastor

Rev. Stephen E. Tucker New Commandment Baptist Church, 23 years Hometown:  Indianapolis, Indiana Education:   Ball State University, BS, History                ...

Missing Autistic Boy Found Dead Yards From N.E. D.C. Home

D.C. police said July 8 they are baffled about the circumstances surrounding the death of a 7-year-old autistic boy whose body was found just...

Cross-Disciplinary Howard Team Wins First Place in Innovation Contest

A team from Howard University recently won first place in the 2013 Partnership for the Advancement of Collaborative Engineering and Education (PACE) Collaboration and...

D.C. Cameras Become Top Crime-Fighting Tools

District of Columbia police are increasingly relying on video footage pulled from the city's network of surveillance cameras in criminal investigations, as officers identify...

HU Student Murder Rattles Nearby Campus Neighborhood

The death of Omar Sykes, a 22-year-old Howard University student who was the victim of an apparent robbery July 4, has rekindled safety concerns...

Silver Spring, MD Man Charged in Stabbing Death of Mother

A 25-year-old Silver Spring man faces first-degree murder charges in connection with the stabbing death of his mother, police said. Fidel Washington was arrested June...

D.C. and Prince George’s Community Calendar

July 4 ‘Motown: The Musical’ at A Capitol Fourth West Lawn of U.S. Capitol, N.E. D.C. 8 p.m. The cast of the Broadway hit “Motown:...

Rodents Make Their Summer Appearance

On any given night, you can see the gray, furry, four-legged creatures on the prowl—from Georgetown to Shepherd Park to Capitol Hill to Anacostia. They...