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Homicides down in D.C., but thefts, sexual assaults up

The number of murders is down significantly in the District, but other types of crime are still a problem in the city.

Saturday - 12/31/2011, 11:47am EST

Tags: crime, Cathy Lanier, homicides, murders, thefts, sexual assault

D.C. mayor has new plan for historic Lincoln Theatre

The historic Lincoln Theatre where Duke Ellington and Ella Fitzgerald once played on Washington's U Street will soon have new management after worries that it could close.

Monday - 12/19/2011, 04:10pm EST

Tags: Lincoln Theatre, Ella Fitzgerald, Duke Ellington, The White Elk

AP Exclusive: D.C. funded 300 abortions in 2 years

For decades Congress has used its power over the District of Columbia to ban the city from paying for abortions for poor women, but during a two-year period when lawmakers reversed course at least 300 women got city-funded procedures, according to data obtained by The Associated Press.

Thursday - 07/07/2011, 08:03pm EDT

Tags: d.c. heathcare alliance, abortion, Planned Parenthood, laura meyers, doxie mccoy, dc abortion fund, tiffany reed

Three top D.C. officials now under federal scrutiny

Federal authorities are now looking into the dealings of three of D.C's top elected officials.

Thursday - 07/07/2011, 02:50pm EDT

Tags: Kwame Brown, Harry Thomas, I-695, D.C. Board of Elections and Ethics, U.S. Attorney

D.C. pot program to move forward despite federal directive

A medical marijuana program in the District will move forward as planned despite a new directive from the Obama administration that's casting a haze over palliative pot programs elsewhere in the U.S.

Wednesday - 07/06/2011, 05:30pm EDT

Tags: medical marijuana, james cole, gary emerling

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