Washington D.C. News

Washington D.C. News

Washington Area Metro Contractor Settles in Fraud Case

MV Transportation, a contractor for the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (WMATA) reached a nearly $200,000 settlement with WMATA over transporting phantom passengers without...

DNC Staffer Shot and Killed in Northwest D.C.

On July 10 a Democratic National Committee (DNC) worker was shot and killed on his walk home in Northwest D.C., according to the Metropolitan...

McDuffie May Face Recall Effort in Ward 5

William E. Hunt, a resident in the Brookland section of Ward 5, has filed paperwork with the D.C. Board of Elections and the D.C....

Ongoing Washington Gas Web Portal Problems Lead to Overdue Bills

More than 18,000 Washington Gas customers continue to struggle with paying their monthly bills. This is not due to financial hardship, but because of...

Study: Black Students Punished More Often than Whites in Alexandria City Public Schools

For several years, local activists feared Black students in Alexandria City Public Schools (ACPS) faced suspensions, expulsions, and harsh discipline over minor infractions in...

Black Officers Will Focus on Prayer at D.C. Training Event

The Alexandria, Va.-based National Organization of Black Law Enforcement Executives (NOBLE) is scheduled to host its 40th Annual Training Conference in Northwest, D.C. July...

D.C. Council Passes Statehood Referendum Bill

In a historic vote, the D.C. Council passed a bill that would submit a referendum to the District voters on the prospect of the...

SW D.C. Residents Halt Shakespeare Theater Company Expansion

The Waterfront region of Ward 6 has become a hub of redevelopment in recent months. The once quiet enclave is turning into the “go...

US Capitol Briefly Locked Down, 2nd Time in Week

WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. Capitol and its office buildings were briefly locked down Tuesday after suspects nearby shot at District of Columbia police...

DC Council Votes to Put Statehood Referendum on Ballot

WASHINGTON (AP) — District of Columbia lawmakers have voted to put a statehood referendum on the ballot in November. Tuesday's unanimous vote by the D.C....

Northern Virginia Urban League Young Professionals Network Host Justice Movement for Black Live

The Northern Virginia Urban League Young Professionals Network is scheduled to host an event in response to recent police-involved shootings across the country on...

Fellowship of International Christian Word of Faith Ministries’ Annual Convention

The Fellowship of International Christian Word of Faith Ministries is scheduled to host its Annual Convention on from July 12 to July 14 at...