Pepco said the upgrades included new equipment, which has resulted in the lowest average numbers of electric outages in Pepco’s history last year and a decrease in the average length of an outage by 59 percent.
Francisco Sosa was arrested in Georgia’s Gwinnett County in connection with the fatal stabbing of 19-year-old Herson Mejia-Alvarez of Riverdale in May 2018.
The bill would require an independent investigation in the event of an officer-involved fatal shooting, and if no charges are filed, a final written report would be submitted to the Montgomery County state’s attorney and made public.
Chef Jose Andres, founder of the nonprofit World Central Kitchen and a 2019 Nobel Peace Prize nominee, will open a kitchen in D.C. to feed furloughed federal workers in his hometown.
According to the American Psychological Association, more than a third of Americans say unexpected expenses are a source of stress when it comes to finances. Learning to cope by keeping up with your mental and physical health should be a priority.
Federal workers and contractors are those most immediately hit by the partial government shutdown, but the effects are starting to be felt by those who depend on their patronage, including rideshare drivers.
The Classes Without Quizzes event offered through AU’s School of Public Affairs, included courses on “how to start a podcast,” project management and emotional intelligence.
Almost 40 university students have been diagnosed with adenovirus since a freshman student died from complications of it in November.
The new center will give 75,000 D.C. residents access to legal and medical services, including physicals for jobs, dental services and minor surgical procedures.
People auditioning to be the next Racing Presidents for the Washington Nationals ran and danced while balancing large, heavy presidential costume heads on their shoulders Sunday. See photos and video.
Federal employees who work in Maryland or the District can receive up to 26
weeks of unemployment benefits. In Virginia, it’s 12 to 26 weeks. In most
circumstances, benefits are issued within 14 to 21 days after a claim is
Walking along the National Mall, Bryan Alcaraz and Jacqueline Laurente-Alcaraz had big plans for their visit, including a stop at the Museum of African American History and Culture. That won’t be happening.
City officials say more gun violence has contributed to the rising number of murders, and D.C. saw one of the biggest increases in fatal shootings nationwide while most other major cities reported overall decreases.
A new program from D.C. Water and the District will provided millions of dollars to help nonprofits and residents pay the city’s Clean Rivers Project fee.
The new tour bus parking zones in D.C. are expected to all be in effect by spring of next year, just in time for the peak tourist season. The goal is to create safe and easy places for passengers to get on and off motor coaches.
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.