There is a need for substitute teachers at Fairfax County Public Schools, and some furloughed federal workers and contractors need money to get through the shutdown. Those two facts led to a job fair for feds willing to work with kids and make a few extra dollars in the process.
The decision to rename the school comes after months of discussion and calls to change the school’s name to reflect the diversity of the county.
In response to the overflowing trash cans seen on the National Mall during the partial government shutdown, D.C. and community groups began stepping in to help keep parks clean. But now, their help may no longer be needed.
Here’s what you need to know about the partial government shutdown.
Maryland and Virginia’s Democratic Senators have joined forces in crafting a bill they hope will bring back pay to federal contractors that are impacted by the partial government shutdown.
A Quantico, Virginia man has been placed under arrest and charged with the murder of a D.C. man at an apartment building near the Naval Observatory.
In the letter sent to President Donald Trump and leaders of the U.S. House and Senate, Maryland’s Republican Gov. Larry Hogan, Virginia’s Democratic Gov. Ralph Northam and D.C.’s Democratic Mayor Muriel Bowser blamed a failure of leadership for the shutdown.
Two girls were walking in Annandale, Virginia, when a man approached them. They told police he touched one of the girls inappropriately and tried to touch the other one, but she fought back, prompting him to run away.
Veteran Katherine Mera said having her service dog K.C. makes leaving her house possible. “Before I got him, I didn’t go out. I was pretty much a shut-in,” she said.
With construction underway on the Memorial Bridge, crossing it already comes with challenges, and the arrival of several potholes have recently made the drive a much bumpier one.
“How do you explain it to a 5-year-old, why his school is closed, why we don’t know when it’s going to be open, why he can’t see his teachers, why he can’t see his friends?” said a federal worker whose son attends a day care at the National Institute of Standards and Technology, which has run out of money.
From smartphones to connected toys, many of the gifts given this holiday season come with privacy concerns.
D.C. police hope surveillance video and images will lead them to a suspect who is believed to have sexually assaulted two women in the same area of the Brightwood Park neighborhood. See the videos.
The after-Christmas rush to return unwanted gifts is upon us. In fact, the National Retail Federation says 17 percent of consumers will return or exchange an unwanted gift this year.
When the time comes to get rid of this year’s Christmas tree, here are the rules for how the trees in your municipality are collected to be turned into mulch for the spring.
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.