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Rock 'n' Roll Marathon creates weekend closures in D.C.

It's that time of year again: The Rock 'n' Roll Marathon is coming to town.

Friday - 03/14/2014, 08:46am EDT

Tags: dave dildine, rock n roll marathon, marathon, traffic, metrorail

Thousands run in D.C. to fight women's cancers

For women, "below the belt" cancers can be killers.

Monday - 11/04/2013, 04:50am EST

Tags: womens cancer, cervical cancer, cancer, Bob Madigan, national race to end women, HPV

Marine Corps Marathon 10K winner disqualified

The lead runner of the Marine Corps Marathon 10K race has been disqualified for running with as an illegal entry.

Thursday - 10/31/2013, 03:37pm EDT

Tags: Marine Corps Marathon, MCM 10K,

Events likely to shape Virginia gubernatorial race

In just two months, Virginia voters pick a new governor for the next four years. But as any candidate can tell you, two months can be an eternity in politics -- more than enough time for planned and unplanned events to radically change an election's direction.

Sunday - 09/08/2013, 12:45pm EDT

Tags: virginia governor race,

UVa statistician's dot map shows US racial makeup

A demographic map showing the racial distribution of the population of the United States has garnered national attention for its creator, a University of Virginia researcher.

Saturday - 09/07/2013, 11:14am EDT

Tags: research, demographics, map

Weekend Wakeup: Road races, festivals to close roads

Several races planned for this weekend will close major roads throughout the region this weekend.

Saturday - 09/07/2013, 02:33am EDT

Tags: dave dildine, Weekend Wakeup, Adams Morgan Day, triathlon, National Press Club, 9-11, frederick douglass bridge

Tracy Martin to Congress: Verdict won't define son's life

The father of Trayvon Martin came to Washington Wednesday to address members of the newly formed Congressional Caucus on Black Men and Boys.

Thursday - 07/25/2013, 07:22am EDT

Tags: Trayvon Martin, George Zimmerman, Tracy Martin, Eleanor Holmes Norton, Congress, michelle basch, civil rights


Report finds racial disparity among D.C. arrest rates

Eight of out every 10 people arrested in the District are black. And black adults account for nine out of every 10 drug arrests, according to a report released Friday by the Washington Lawyer's Committee for Civil Rights and Urban Affairs.

Friday - 07/12/2013, 04:29pm EDT

Tags: arrest rates, racial disparity, Cathy Lanier, Washington Lawyers Committee for Civil Rights and Urban Affairs, thomas warren

Weekend Wakeup: Expect parades, races and overnight construction

A short race through Capitol Hill on Saturday, the Chinese New Year Celebration on Sunday and numerous events in between will likely keep parking at a premium in the District and Metro will continue its track work this weekend.

Sunday - 02/10/2013, 02:54am EST

Tags: Metro, construction, Chinese New Year, parades,

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