Washington D.C. News

Washington D.C. News

Coolidge’s ‘Lady Coach’ Hits the Turf

WASHINGTON (AP) – She led a group of players in a huddle, with her arms raised and meeting in the middle. She gestured, called...

District Mulls Medical Marijuana Regulations, Discounts

When it comes to the distribution of medical marijuana in the nation’s capital, qualified residents who least can afford it could be in line...

Two Charged in Riverdale Murders

Two persons have been charged in the alleged murder of four people in Riverdale, near Washington, D.C., on Aug. 6. Tkeisha Nicole Gilmer, 18,...

Brown Takes Lead in Ward 8 Straw Poll

At-large Councilman Kwame Brown, who is in a heated contest for the D.C. Council chairmanship with former Ward 5 representative Vincent Orange, has won...

Saint Paul’s College Receives Largest Gift in School History

Saint Paul’s College a historically Black college located in Lawrenceville, Va. recently received the largest donation in the school’s history from the estate of...

D.C. Metro Brawl Leaves Four Injured, Three Arrested

More than 70 people were involved in a massive brawl on the Washington, D.C. Metro system’s Green Line in both the Gallery Place-Chinatown and...

D.C. Youths Lead Green Revolution

Communities east of the Anacostia River are going “green” thanks to the efforts of Project Dream Green, a group of local youths dedicated to...

Fall Voting Process Marked by Change

Same-day voter registration, early voting and touch screen voting machines are among a series of new options that Washington, D.C. voters have at their...

3 Arrested in Fight at DC Youth Offender Ceremony

WASHINGTON (AP)—Police have arrested three women for fighting after an awards ceremony at City Hall where D.C. Mayor Adrian Fenty recognized reformed youth offenders. Police...

Affordable Housing Key Issue in Ward 1 Race

The race for Ward 1 representation in the D.C. City Council is shaping up as one of the most heated contests leading up to...

Talented Youth Shine at Tom Jones Elite Summer League All-Star Game

The Washington, D.C. area is gradually tugging at the title for hottest basketball pipeline in the U.S. The insertion of talented stars such as...

D.C. Launches Tax Amnesty

The District of Columbia is one of several jurisdictions implementing tax amnesty periods this year as governments nationwide seek to close budget gaps. That’s...