In 2019, housing will be on the forefront of the Council of Governments’ agenda. A council member said there will be a shortage of some 100,000 housing units by 2050.
The price of such a change, the commission said, would be Metro’s safety and reliability. But the District believes the cuts to evening and weekend service have created significant hardships for riders and businesses, even if there might have been some maintenance improvements.
The closure of Toys R Us is creating problems this year for charity Toys For Tots, which has relied on the chain for donations of money and toys.
D.C. Police are looking for a man who was captured on surveillance tape showing off his dance moves before swiping packages on the doorstep of a Georgetown home.
Charging documents allege a D.C. Catholic priest — charged with sexual misconduct with three parishioners — preyed on the fears of an 11-year-old-girl and sexually abused her for an entire year.
The D.C. attorney general’s office is seeking hundreds of thousands of dollars from Maryland parents who it claims faked District residency to send their children to prestigious D.C. schools without paying tuition.
Andre Pittman and Gregory Cornes are on a mission to rid Washington of opportunistic vermin. But their target isn’t corrupt officials or shady political fixers: It’s literally rats.
After 12 years with the Washington Nationals, sports broadcaster Johnny Holiday has decided to step away from his pre-game and post-game duties on MASN TV.
The 1800 block of Benning Road was the scene of another shooting just a few days before 25-year-old Marquiawn Williams was shot in September.
LEON, which calls its Mediterranean-leaning menu “Naturally Fast Food,” was co-founded by former Procter & Gamble executive John Vincent in 2004.
More than a year after a controversial end-of-life law went into effect in the District, advocacy groups say they are now seeing a higher public response to its efforts to ensure D.C. residents know the law exists.
D.C. police have arrested and charged a man in connection to a string of burglaries in Northeast D.C. Donte Watson, 33, was arrested Monday, the same day he allegedly committed his sixth burglary.
The Library of Congress announced that the films “Jurassic Park,” ”Brokeback Mountain” and “My Fair Lady” are among the 25 movies tapped for preservation this year.
Artistic Director Julie Kent is excited for her company’s 15th year of Tchaikovsky’s iconic holiday production.
From hassle-free entertaining, to avoiding disasters, Tiffany MacIsaac, owner and chef of D.C.’s Buttercream Bakeshop, shares some of her best baking tips — plus a holiday cookie recipe to work into your repertoire.
The proliferation of smartphones and social media have provided more avenues for online predators to target children. In the WTOP series, “Preventing Online Predators,” WTOP goes behind the screen with undercover detectives who work to identify and track down child predators on the internet and speaks to a family about how their teen daughter was targeted.