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D.C. Councilmember Tommy Wells says the Council has approved a funding request to hire 50 new police officers.
A Washington man says his father died while he was waiting more than 40 minutes for an ambulance to arrive -- on the same night that dozens of city firefighters called out sick.
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.
Two city departments are squaring off over animals in the classroom.
"I want to see whether our increase in fines has actually meant anything in terms of fewer numbers of people speeding or going through red lights," says D.C. Councilmember Mary Cheh, (D-Ward 3).