White attorney challenges police for detaining black man on her street

A video showing a white D.C. attorney standing up to police who are detaining an African-American man has gone viral.

Saturday - 10/11/2014, 02:11am EDT

Chestnut returns to grab his chili title back

World champion eater Joey Chestnut has returned to D.C. seeking his second Ben's Chili Bowl Eating Championship title. And he's already making room in his stomach for the Saturday contest.

Friday - 10/10/2014, 05:25pm EDT
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DC mayor signs legislation allowing handguns

Mayor signs gun legislation allowing people to carry concealed handguns with permit in DC

Friday - 10/10/2014, 03:20pm EDT

8 Catholic University students robbed at gunpoint

Eight Catholic University were robbed at gunpoint Thursday evening, after being approached by two men in a wooded area near the campus.

Friday - 10/10/2014, 02:13pm EDT
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Taxi drivers should stop complaining and modernize, expand service

Clinton Yates, commentator

Friday - 10/10/2014, 01:53pm EDT

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Principal of Duke Ellington School dies suddenly

John Payne, who was known for his love of children, suffered an apparent heart attack.

Friday - 10/10/2014, 01:12pm EDT

Police search for missing 12-year-old girls

Police in Washington, D.C. are asking for help finding two 12-year-old girls who haven't been seen since earlier this week.

Friday - 10/10/2014, 10:03am EDT

Voyeurism charge dropped against Va. man

Voyeurism charge dropped against Va. man accused of taking photos of women at Lincoln Memorial

Friday - 10/10/2014, 07:10am EDT

D.C. 'masters' wine knowledge; sommelier field grows

It's a title that belongs to only 219 people around the world, but a growing number are representing D.C., placing Washington on a more prominent spot on the world's culinary map.

Friday - 10/10/2014, 02:58am EDT

Former DC police officer gets 7 years in pimp case

Former DC police officer accused in pimp case gets 7-year prison sentence

Thursday - 10/09/2014, 04:21pm EDT

Ghost Tales: Inside Glenn Dale Hospital

Ivy, graffiti and rot adorn the abandoned walls of Glenn Dale Hospital and Sanatorium. The 200 acres of land 15 miles outside D.C. have inspired countless ghost stories and conspiracy theories.

Thursday - 10/09/2014, 01:28pm EDT

Portion of ceiling collapsed inside Jefferson Memorial

Water has damaged the roof of the Jefferson Memorial and a portion of the ceiling collapsed recently.

Thursday - 10/09/2014, 12:37pm EDT

Most expensive Metro stops for apartment rents

Proximity to Metro is coveted by apartment renters and they often pay a premium for that close-by access.

Thursday - 10/09/2014, 12:07pm EDT

D.C. residents decry police tactics at hearing

The stories of people dissatisfied with the tactics of the D.C. police were at the center of a hearing at Howard University Wednesday night.

Thursday - 10/09/2014, 07:04am EDT

Redskins' Schoenke to enter Polynesian Hall

It looks like this year's edition of the Washington Redskins may not have much to celebrate, but one of their former players has achieved an immortal distinction.

Thursday - 10/09/2014, 05:14am EDT

D.C. teachers included under family-leave benefit

Teachers applying for a new benefit meant for all District employees had been told they were excluded. Now, the mayor's office says, the law has been changed.

Thursday - 10/09/2014, 04:02am EDT
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Report: D.C. to lead East Coast in tidal floods

High tides are getting higher, and tidal flooding is only going to get worse over the years, including in the D.C. area. That's what a new report from the Union of Concerned Scientists says.

Wednesday - 10/08/2014, 05:45pm EDT

Taxi drivers block D.C. streets, demand regulations for ride-share businesses

Hundreds of cabs flooded Pennsylvania Avenue late Wednesday morning, blocking streets and blaring their horns, to demand that the D.C. Council create an even playing field for transportation businesses.

Wednesday - 10/08/2014, 01:58pm EDT
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AT&T to pay $105M to settle cramming charges

AT&T is set to pay more than $100 million in a settlement over placing unauthorized charges on mobile bills.

Wednesday - 10/08/2014, 01:58pm EDT

Taxi protest could cause D.C. traffic problems

D.C. taxi drivers on Wednesday plan to hit the streets -- but instead of picking up riders, they are in protest.

Wednesday - 10/08/2014, 01:30pm EDT
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