Washington D.C. News

Washington D.C. News

Norton Hearing

A hearing convened last month by Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton on the operation of the city’s halfway houses has revealed that when it comes...

Howard University Hosts Same-Sex Marriage Debate

Howard University will serve as the backdrop next week surrounding a debate on same-sex marriage. The event, which takes place at noon on March 9,...

Foreclosure Rates Concern Census Officials

The record number of home foreclosures in the Washington, D.C. metro area has local Census officials worried about the 2010 count. It’s a concern that...

Barry Contends No Laws Broken

Beleaguered Councilman Marion Barry said he broke no laws in awarding a controversial contract to a former aide with whom he also had a...

Barry Wants to Talk About AllegationsBut Not Yet

Beleaguered Washington, D.C. Councilman Marion Barry has one week to respond to the allegations outlined in the Bennett Report, released on February 16, which...

Report Reveals Barry Misused City Funds

An investigation by special counsel Robert Bennett into the District of Columbia City Council’s contract and grant distribution habits has revealed among other highlights,...

Recent Storms Test Locals’ Preparation, Patience

Preparing for a record blizzard seemed to be uncharted territory for local residents. The Washington, D.C., metropolitan area is used to snowfalls, but preparing...

Details of Drag Racing Deaths Revealed

A state medical examiner this week offered gruesome details of the injuries incurred in the February 2008 street race that ended in tragedy for...

District Students Set To Perform in DC-CAPital Competition

The top talented high school performers from the District of Columbia will be showcased in the second annual DC-CAPital Stars Talent Competition on March...

PG Officials Bracing for Census Challenge

Officials in Prince George’s County are working diligently to educate residents on the 2010 census. Typically, the county has performed favorably compared to some...

Massive Blizzard Hits Mid-Atlantic Region

A massive winter storm blanketed the Mid-Atlantic region on Feb. 5 and 6, dumping more than 2 feet of snow on the Baltimore-Washington area. Snow...

Trial Underway in Drag Racing Accident

Darren Bullock, 22, and Tavon Taylor, 20, are having their days in court over their alleged roles in a 2008 drag racing accident that...