• White House to stream National Christmas Tree Lighting online

    If you didn\’t get a ticket for the National Christmas Tree Lighting, you can still watch it from the comfort of your home.

  • Memorial services for Marion Barry begin

    Three days of memorial services for former D.C. Mayor Marion Barry began Thursday.

  • New speed, stop sign cameras in D.C.

    There will be a few more eyes on D.C. drivers with the installation of new speed and traffic cameras.

  • Child struck by vehicle in D.C.

    A child was struck by a vehicle in Northwest Wednesday.

  • Ticketbuster: Mistaken identity causes D.C. woman headaches over tickets

    How many Sarah Elizabeth Feldmans are out there? At least one more than the D.C. DMV thought.

  • Ricin suspect gets 1-year sentence, community service

    A former Georgetown University student who pleaded guilty
    to possessing the deadly toxin ricin has been sentenced to a year and one day, plus supervised release and community service.

  • Ourisman exit means D.C. has no traditional car dealerships

    D.C. can wave goodbye to its last traditional car dealership. Ourisman Volkswagen is burning rubber for a new, roomier home in Bethesda.

  • Traffic closures for Veterans Day concert on the National Mall

    The National Park Service is urging drivers to prepare for road closures around the National Mall this Veterans Day for HBO\’s Concert for Valor.

  • Arrestee escaped DC psych unit through back door

    WASHINGTON (AP) — More details have been released in the escape of a man who had been taken to the Psychiatric Institute of Washington after being arrested on charges of assaulting an officer, having unregistered ammunition and being a fugitive from justice. The D.C. Department of Corrections says that Kenneth Clayton escaped Monday after going…

  • D.C. rolls out new speed, stop sign cameras

    Drivers in D.C. should be aware of new speed and stop sign
    cameras being rolled out Monday.

  • 2nd fatal stabbing in DC neighborhood this month

    WASHINGTON (AP) — District of Columbia police are investigating the second fatal stabbing in less than a month in the same neighborhood. Police say a man was found stabbed around 7 p.m. Wednesday night in the District’s Columbia Heights neighborhood. Though the man was breathing when police arrived, he was unconscious and died soon after.…

  • DC man gets 18 years in rape of acquaintance

    WASHINGTON (AP) — A District of Columbia man has been sentenced to 18 years in prison after pleading guilty in the rape of an acquaintance. Alex Patrick McCoy was sentenced Wednesday in the Superior Court of D.C. The 57-year-old pleaded guilty to first-degree sexual abuse in the February 2013 assault. Prosecutors say McCoy had offered…

  • A new record: PNC Place sells for $1,075 a square foot

    The $1,000 barrier has been broken: For the first time in history, a D.C. office building has sold for more than a grand a square foot.

  • DC chief: not many complaints about stop and frisk

    BEN NUCKOLS Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Washington’s police chief says her department gets more complaints about officers conducting traffic stops than about officers who stop and frisk people on the street. Chief Cathy Lanier testified Monday at a D.C. Council hearing on the use of stop-and-frisk and other aggressive tactics that some believe disproportionately…

  • DC man found guilty in murder on crowded block

    WASHINGTON (AP) — A District of Columbia man has been found guilty in the 2012 murder of another man on a crowded block in the city’s Southeast. The jury found 23-year-old Demonta Chappell guilty of first-degree murder, weapons- related charges and obstruction of justice on Wednesday. He’ll face up to life in prison when he’s…