Washington D.C. News

Washington D.C. News

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,...

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...

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...

Metro Fatalities Still Under Investigation

The series of fatalities and injuries that have occurred over the past year on the mass transit system in Washington have distinguished the system...

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...

Unique Program Connects Foster Kids to Family

It’s the questions that haunt them: Why was I abandoned? Was I not lovable enough? Who are my biological parents? And now, for the...

Earthquake Survivor Recounts Moments of Chaos

Regine Jean-Francois, a George-Mason University student and native of Haiti, savors the memories of her homeland, particularly those created during her last visit in...

Hundreds to Pay Tribute to Life and Legacy of Dr. James E. Cheek

WASHINGTON – Hundreds of friends, family and alumni are expected to gather in Andrew Rankin Memorial Chapel on Howard University’s campus at 11 a.m....