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Hundreds celebrate D.C. man who died without help

An empty ambulance helped block off 16th Street for parking on Saturday as family, friends and District leaders packed into a church to celebrate the life of Cecil Mills, the man who died outside a D.C. Fire station without getting any help from firefighters.

Saturday - 02/08/2014, 08:43pm EST

Tags: cecil mills, dc fire department, Mayor Vincent Gray, max smith

Navy Yard victim helps save life before losing own

One of those hit by bullets during the Navy Yard shooting lost his life, but helped save another.

Thursday - 09/26/2013, 07:29am EDT

Tags: Navy Yard, arthur daniels, Mayor Vincent Gray, mt. carmel baptist church

Gray in a pickle with District big box store plans

D.C. Mayor Vincent Gray has a dilemma. Should he sign the recently passed "living wage bill" which would raise the minimum wage to $12.50 an hour for employees of big box stores like Wal-Mart or veto the measure in order to keep big retailers interested in setting up shop in D.C.?

Saturday - 07/20/2013, 06:14am EDT

Tags: living wage bill, Mayor Vincent Gray, Wal-Mart

Campaign against synthetic marijuana launched in D.C.

A new campaign in the District aims to warning young people about a dangerous but popular product: fake weed.

Friday - 05/03/2013, 10:16am EDT

Tags: Mayor Vincent Gray, fake weed, Andrew Mollenbeck, synthetic marijuana, zombies

July sentencing date set for aide to D.C. mayor

A judge has set a July sentencing date for a former campaign aide to District of Columbia Mayor Vincent Gray.

Thursday - 03/28/2013, 04:39pm EDT

Tags: Thomas Gore, Mayor Vincent Gray

D.C. honors Godfather of Go-Go, Chuck Brown, with music hall

He's credited with creating a sound that defined the D.C. music scene for years. Now the Godfather of Go-Go will get his own stage. D.C. Mayor Vincent Gray signed legislation on Thursday paving the way for the Chuck Brown Music Pavilion.

Thursday - 01/10/2013, 03:47pm EST

Tags: Chuck Brown, Mayor Vincent Gray, mark segraves

'Fiscal cliff' could hurt local economy, education

Without a deal to avoid the "fiscal cliff," local leaders expect the D.C. area to take a major financial hit.

Friday - 12/28/2012, 10:53am EST

Tags: Andrew Mollenbeck, fiscal cliff, Mayor Vincent Gray

Some speed limits go up in District

Mayor Vincent Gray has ordered an emergency rulemaking to permit the District Department of Transportation to raise the speed limit on four additional roadways in the District of Columbia. The increases will take effect as early as 12:01 a.m. Tuesday, Dec. 18, and apply to parts of New York Avenue, Bladensburg Road, North Capitol Street and Canal Road.

Tuesday - 12/18/2012, 12:25am EST

Tags: Mayor Vincent Gray, District Department of Transportation

Drivers unimpressed by D.C.'s public transportation goals

D.C.'s mayor wants to see public transportation, bicycles or by walking account for 75 percent of trips taken in the city by 2032.

Thursday - 12/06/2012, 06:33am EST

Tags: Mayor Vincent Gray, public transportation, parking, michelle basch, walkable communities

D.C. to reduce speed camera fines

D.C. Mayor Vincent Gray says some fines from traveling over the speed limit will be reduced on Monday. Fines for driving 11 to 15 mph over the speed limit will drop from $125 to $100, while fines for drivers traveling 1 to 10 mph over the speed limit will drop from $75 to $50.

Friday - 11/02/2012, 04:15pm EDT

Tags: Mayor Vincent Gray, speed cameras, fines

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