One day before the full D.C. Council considers lowering the city’s voting age from 18 to 16, the main lawmaker behind the effort is expressing strong optimism that his bill will soon be law.
As police continue to investigate claims of violent, sexually related hazing at Damascus High School, allegations at another school in Montgomery County, Maryland, have come to light. Montgomery County police said they previously investigated a report of hazing involving members of the football team at Seneca Valley High School in Germantown.
“If even one of these allegations are found to be true, we will be looking at the largest scandal in the history of our town,” said Town of Cheverly Councilman Julian Ivey.
There was “more than one gun in play” when an altercation between four men led to a double homicide in Woodbridge, Virginia, last weekend, according to police.
D.C. could have the ability to change its marijuana laws, potentially allowing for legal pot sales in the District. During a news conference Wednesday, Mayor Muriel Bowser said it was something she would push for in early 2019.
A bill that would expand the crime of extortion is moving forward in the D.C. Council after passing unanimously through a committee Thursday.
If the bill passes in a final council vote, D.C. would become the first municipality in the country to allow minors to vote in all elections, including presidential races.
After a pair of fatal crashes, police are telling drivers that they should do whatever they can to remain inside their vehicles if they need to pull over on a busy highway.
Winter weather has not hit the D.C. region just yet, but plow drivers hit the road Friday for a dry run exercise in preparation for snow and ice. See photos.
“Drivers are paying attention and figuring out which lanes are open,” said Park Service spokeswoman Jenny Anzelmo-Sarles. “There are barrels directing cars into lanes as well.”
Five years after the controversial shooting of John Geer, police in Fairfax County, Virginia, are making good progress in their reform efforts, according to a report released this week.
Montgomery County’s board of education said it would soon choose between a pair of school calendar options for the 2019-2020 school year: to either return students to a longer spring break or implement a shorter break, similar to the current calendar.
A ride on a dockless electric scooter left a local 27-year-old rider hospitalized. And though the companies that make the scooters urge their riders to wear helmets, some health experts are seeing a rise in emergency room visits due to injuries while on the scooters.
According to Montgomery County police, Dustin Thomas Rogers, 25, forced a woman into the woods and sexually assaulted her early Wednesday morning in Rockville.
A man was rescued after falling into the Potomac River near Great Falls while trying to take a selfie Sunday evening, officials said.
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.