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The Boogeyman: An American nightmare, a D.C. native

"Watch out for the Boogeyman!" It's a phrase commonly used in horror films and taunting childhood games. But the real Boogeyman has local ties.

Thursday - 04/11/2013, 01:31pm EDT

Tags: Boogey Man, Elise Widerlite, Albert Fish, D.C.

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D.C. government eyes wind for a third of its electricity supply

The District government is going off the reservation for its electricity supply, preparing a utility-sized solicitation to purchase a third of its power from alternative sources.

Tuesday - 04/02/2013, 04:46pm EDT

Tags: D.C. Department of General Services, D.C., electricity, wind energy

Teen shot in back in SE

A 17-year-old is in the hospital Monday morning after being shot in the back and leg.

Monday - 04/01/2013, 06:50am EDT

Tags: D.C., Valley Avenue

Washington among best metro areas for young adults

Washington is one of the top ranking metropolitan areas that offer the best chance for young adults to establish themselves in post-recessionary America.

Thursday - 03/28/2013, 02:24am EDT

Tags: D.C., employment

D.C. named least affordable market in country

Two recent surveys show that Washington-area residents face one of the country's biggest gaps between wages and housing prices, which analysts warn could blunt the city's attractiveness to talented workers.

Tuesday - 03/26/2013, 04:01pm EDT

Tags: D.C., real estate

Number of tickets from red light cameras increases in D.C.

Cameras propped on top of red lights in D.C. are leading to citations for scores of drivers.

Tuesday - 03/19/2013, 01:44pm EDT

Tags: Nick Iannelli, red light cameras, AAA Mid-Atlantic, D.C.

13 hurt in North Capitol Street drive-by

Metropolitan police are now reporting that 13 people were injured as a result of the drive-by shooting early Monday morning.

Monday - 03/11/2013, 04:29pm EDT

Tags: northwest, shooting, D.C., Michael Sulsby

D.C. bans 'bison,' 'Barack' from license plates

Banned D.C. license plates run the gamut.

Wednesday - 03/06/2013, 05:58am EST

Tags: banned license plates, D.C., dick uliano

D.C. region has second-worst traffic in U.S.

New data from the Census Bureau shows the D.C. region has the nation's second-worst commute, and that 72 percent of workers in the nation's capital live elsewhere.

Tuesday - 03/05/2013, 01:03pm EST

Tags: commute, D.C., sprawl & crawl

14th Street most dangerous for cyclists, pedestrians

There are more collisions involving cyclists and pedestrians along 14th Street Northwest, than anywhere else in the District, but a DDOT review finds a "very high percentage" of the crashes in that corridor and across the city are caused by drivers, cyclists or pedestrians behaving badly.

Wednesday - 02/20/2013, 04:05am EST

Tags: max smith, U Street, 14th Street, bicycling, D.C., dangerous roads

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