The "regional minimum" for employees would be $11.50 an hour by 2016 if leaders in Montgomery County, Prince George's County and D.C. succeed.
D.C. Councilmember and mayoral hopeful Tommy Wells wasted no time in introducing a living wage bill after Mayor Vincent Gray vetoed legislation last month that would have hiked the minimum wage in Washington from $8.25 to $12.25.
Corrections officer gets 3 years for taking bribe to smuggle drugs into DC jail
Police have identified the man they say was shot by an off-duty police officer on Tuesday while attempting to rob her.
At a DMV hearing on Tuesday debate centered on how to fix the adjudication system that many drivers feel is cumbersome and unfair.
Reps. Bill Foster, D-Ill., and Patrick Murphy, D-Fla., want the congressional gym closed during the federal shutdown.
Even though the D.C. region boasts some of the longest commute times, many people aren't that upset about it.
What women eat when they're young could help prevent breast cancer.
Beer experts call yeast "the conductor of the orchestra." The American Society for Microbiology is trying to help beer lovers understand the synergy between microbiology and brewing beer. The key? Keeping the yeast happy.
The partial shutdown of the federal government comes at a price - two of them, actually.
Fulfilling its purpose of bringing "the Wall" to communities that can't easily visit it, Vietnam Veterans Memorial Fund organizers never expected to set up the traveling memorial in D.C.
The WTOP Answer Desk set out to learn which wheels of government would continue to turn and which might grind to a halt.
Dan Savage, DNC chairwoman among featured authors at Jewish Literary Festival in DC
Passport, driver's license, other items found in lockbox with driver killed in DC car chase
Rep. John Lewis arrested during immigration rally outside of US Capitol building
Drivers in the D.C. metropolitan area could be in for a chaotic commute during the Friday morning rush hour this week.
Some DC charities reduce services, furlough workers as funding runs out due to shutdown
DC mayor seeks meeting with Obama, congressional leaders on government shutdown
A mistake by the D.C. Office of Tax and Revenue resulted in gas wholesalers charging gas stations 23 percent more than they should have, with the extra cost likely passed along to consumers.