Washington D.C. News

Washington D.C. News

Job Fair Helps Some Gain Jobs ‘On the Spot’

Nationally, the job market appears to be on the mend from the recent years-long recession that struck a devastating blow on the United States’...

Metro Board Votes to Increase Fares

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Bus vs. rail. That very well could be the dilemma among Metro commuters in the wake of a vote taken last...

HU Eyes Walter Reed Land

Howard University officials have announced their interest in purchasing 62 acres of prime real estate that will be vacated by the Walter Reed Army...

District’s Census Returns Good

Nationwide, the mail-back response rate since the 2010 Census forms found their way into the postal system in early April has been 72 percent. For...

Daycon Strike Wears On

For the past month, Daycon Products, a leading janitorial service with headquarters in Upper Marlboro, Md., has turned a deaf ear to workers who’ve...

City Council Races Gearing Up

Except for the highly anticipated contention for the mayor’s seat and City Council chairmanship, the upcoming City Council elections probably won’t stir much excitement,...

Best in Flight

Under sunny blue skies on May 15, the National Capitol Squadron unveiled the commutative aircraft, Vultee BT-13, at the Andrews Air Force Base's 2010...

Norton Wants District Inmates Closer to Home

Since the 2001 closing of the D.C. Correctional Facility at Lorton, Va., convicted felons from the District have been serving their sentences in facilities...

Books Come Alive for D.C. Students

The event was part of Reading is Fundamental’s DC Initiative, which provides more than 15,000 free books to students at 47 public and charter...

Police Baffled by Series of Shootings

The recent spate of shootings east of the Anacostia River that left one young person dead and three others injured has left police scrambling...

City Finds Money for Teacher Contract

Now that the District has found a way to come up with the $38.8 million needed to fund teacher salaries, pay raises and bonuses,...

City Council Opposes Fingerprint Data Program

The District of Columbia City Council is considering action that will keep police from joining a program which shares fingerprint data with federal immigration...