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Councilmembers' bill would slash D.C. speed camera fines

A proposal by three members of the D.C. Council would reduce speed camera fines in the District from the highest in the nation to a maximum of $50.

Tuesday - 10/16/2012, 10:55am EDT

Tags: tommy wells, Mary Cheh, D.C. Council, speed cameras, D.C. Department of Transportation, mark segraves, Metropolitan Police Department

D.C. bar removes drink named for Marion Barry blunder

A Northeast D.C. bar was forced to remove a cocktail it named after a blunder by former D.C. Mayor Marion Barry, called "Marion Berry's Dirty Asian Summer Punch."

Friday - 09/14/2012, 05:51pm EDT

Tags: The Pug, Tony Tomeldon

Marion Barry: I misspoke when I said 'Polacks'

D.C. Councilmember Marion Barry says he misspoke when he referred to the Polish community with a disparaging term.

Friday - 05/25/2012, 11:58am EDT

Tags: D.C. Council

Barry requests meeting with Philippines ambassador

D.C. Councilmember Marion Barry says he has requested a formal meeting with the Philippines ambassador after the former mayor criticized local hospitals for hiring Filipino nurses instead of District residents.

Friday - 04/27/2012, 12:16pm EDT

Tags: Philippines, Jose Cuisia

D.C. delegate to Barry: Tone down the racial rhetoric

Norton is calling on the Ward 8 official to stop targeting racial groups when calling attention to issues.

Thursday - 04/26/2012, 08:34pm EDT

Tags: Eleanor Holmes Norton, darci marchese, D.C. Council

Criticism grows over Marion Barry's controversial comments

D.C. Councilman Marion Barry (D-Ward 8) is facing more criticism over his recent comments about Asian-Americans.

Wednesday - 04/25/2012, 08:33pm EDT

Tags: Philippines, Asian-Americans

Barry apologizes for disparaging comments about Asians

The former mayor made the comments Tuesday night after he won the Democratic primary for his Ward 8 D.C. Council seat.

Thursday - 04/05/2012, 05:59pm EDT

Tags: Vincent Gray, Maryland General Assembly

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: DC primary, Sekou Biddle, Vincent Orange, Muriel Bowser, Jack Evans, Yvette Alexander

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Parents sue D.C. Council candidate for abuse at her business

The parents of a young girl are suing a candidate running for the D.C. Council. The couple says their daughter was sexually abused while working for the candidate's modeling business.

Monday - 04/02/2012, 08:49pm EDT

Tags: Natalie Williams, House of KAS, minor, mark segraves

Barry says he's 'on schedule' for fundraising

Wednesday - 03/14/2012, 07:28am EDT

Tags: D.C.

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