Now that Toys R Us has closed its doors, retailers online and in-stores are working to replace what used to be the go-to option for holiday shopping.
City leaders have been busy making plans to help vulnerable residents, including the homeless, the elderly, and the disabled.
Normally, holding an annual snow summit in mid-November would be ahead of the game. But this year, Mother Nature beat D.C. to the punch, dropping a mix of snow and sleet on the city two days before an annual convention meant to show off the latest snow preparation efforts.
D.C. police say four teen boys were arrested Tuesday night after a series of armed carjackings and street robberies across the city. Three of those arrested were 14 years old. The fourth was 13. Police are not releasing their identities because they are juveniles.
Five of four Damascus High School students face second-degree rape charges following a locker room assault involving a broomstick, according to additional details that have come out in a police report obtained by The Washington Post.
Since 2000, 30 college football payers have collapsed and died during strenuous workouts. During the same time period, just one NFL player has died during practice. An expert weighs in on the deadly disparity.
At the College Park campus, University of Maryland students gathered Thursday afternoon at the steps of an administrative building to remember student-athlete Jordan McNair and to share competing calls to action.
Even after 19-year-old Jordan McNair died on a practice field earlier this year, Durkin retains substantial support among current members of the squad. But as a number of players have hinted at via social media, Durkin’s support is not universal. Still, players who disagree with Durkin’s return to coaching can’t do much about it, a sports law expert told WTOP.
Two young women found dead and duct-taped together on the bank of the Hudson River on the Upper West Side were identified Friday, police said.
The departure of members of the athletic department is imminent, and university president Wallace Loh is also said to be on shaky ground. The problems and dysfunction documented in the report involve personnel he hired and was in charge of supervising.
Truth be told, Robert Widmer, of Odenton, Maryland, isn’t much of a runner. His hobby is ice hockey, though even that’s something he got a late start on. But that’s a common thing among the Washington Ice Dogs. And Widmer isn’t the only one who’s running.
One person is dead after being hit by a car at the intersection of Beulah Street and Kingstowne Village Parkway in Franconia on Thursday morning.
The 200-page report comes after football player Jordan McNair’s death sparked questions and outrage over what some say was a toxic culture inside University of Maryland’s football program.
Retired Master Sgt. Cedric King took one wrong step in Afghanistan in 2012 and lost both his legs. “That’s where the story took a turn for the best,” he said. Find out the philosophy that’ll get him through the Marine Corps Marathon 10K, and has gotten him through life since his injury.
The Monday morning hearing was a civil procedure to ensure Luis Cabrera, 18, isn’t allowed to access or purchase weapons, regardless of what happens during his criminal proceedings.
The three-part series "The making of Marion Barry" looks at how the future mayor got his start in the civil rights movement, how he became a power player in the city and his enduring legacy.