The D.C. Council gave final approval to a bill that puts sports betting on the fast track. The D.C. Lottery will assume the role of being the city’s sole operator of gaming.
There are 17 kids missing in D.C. right now, and that number can change minute-to-minute, the D.C. police say. And when the weather is about to turn cold, as it’s supposed to this week, the urgency of finding them goes up.
The technology company Ring, known for its video doorbell device and home security cameras, has a modern take on the concept of a neighborhood watch, and Prince George’s County Police are all in.
Four Maryland parents and a D.C. employee are facing fraud charges for allegedly enrolling their children in District schools — and D.C. Attorney General Karl Racine said there could be more suits coming.
Walking some of D.C.’s most dangerous streets, a team of so-called “violence interrupters” root out and mediate problems in neighborhoods before they escalate. It’s part of a budding program out of Attorney General Karl Racine’s office called Cure the Streets.
“Currently we do not have a reserve ladder fleet.” D.C. has no backup ladder trucks if one goes out of service and it’s getting more emergency calls then ever before, the city’s fire chief said.
A Falls Church student posted the video, and it was clear his gun wasn’t real, but he was still charged with a felony. Regardless of intent, threats are taken seriously, the police said.
Years ago, the state of DC’s crime lab was so atrocious it lost its accreditation and closed temporarily. Now, its closure rate is above the national average and city leaders say it’s making a difference in how quickly crimes are solved.
For years, D.C. police had trouble keeping officers. Now, the department is operating nearly at full force, and the city is starting a new program asking residents to weigh in on how officers are doing.
The deadly start to the year in D.C. continues. The police say there aren’t any more shootings than in previous years at this time, but shooting victims are more likely to die. Find out why.
After finding that a funeral home was taking advantage of customers, Karl Racine now wants the D.C. Council to consider a districtwide funeral bill of rights, as well as a requirement that the businesses post their costs online.
The driver who struck and killed a 64-year-old cyclist last year near the National Mall has now been sentenced. The victim was remembered as a beloved grandfather, an avid cyclist and passionate environmentalist.
“Sometimes we can laugh and giggle about marijuana, right? But it’s big business,” said D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser at the ceremonial opening of Anacostia Organics.
A teen is under arrest and charged with stabbing his classmate after a fight in their high school bathroom.
In its effort to stop human trafficking, Howard County officers launched an undercover operation that netted eight would-be johns.
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.