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D.C. to investigate smart meters

The D.C. Public Service Commission reversed course Friday and decided it would investigate whether new smart meters that PEPCO is installing in the city are safe and whether customers should be allowed to opt-out.

Saturday - 09/08/2012, 11:43am EDT

Tags: D.C. Public Service Commission, pepco, smart meters, utilities

Barry wins Council primary; Orange-Biddle close

Former District of Columbia Mayor Marion Barry has easily won a Democratic primary for his D.C. Council seat, virtually assuring him of a third consecutive term representing the poorest of the city's wards.

Wednesday - 04/04/2012, 09:31am EDT

Tags: Marion Barry, DC primary, Sekou Biddle, Vincent Orange, muriel bowser, Jack Evans,

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Four D.C. councilmembers may be impeding Fed. investigation

The investigation into campaign finances in District politics heated up recently after several elected officials acknowledged their campaigns have received grand jury subpoenas from the Office of the U.S. Attorney. Other councilmembers who likely received subpoenas, but have refused to publicly say so, have come under fire for not publicly admitting their campaign was issued the same subpoena as the others.

Wednesday - 03/21/2012, 01:41pm EDT

Tags: Jeffrey Thompson, Kwame Brown, muriel bowser, Jack Evans, Phil Mendelson

Campaign volunteer pleads not guilty to murder charge

Court charging documents released Monday reveal more about a deadly fight in Southeast involving a D.C. Council campaign volunteer.

Monday - 03/05/2012, 09:01pm EST

Tags: D.C. Council, Kevin Chavous, stabbing, Ellsworth Colbert, Robert Leroy Wright, WJLA