Rashema Melson is no stranger to adversity. The 23-year-old, who had lived for three years in a Washington, D.C. shelter, made headlines a full scholarship to Georgetown University.
A neighborhood beef, a signature motorcycle jacket and previous acts of violence led investigators to quickly identify a 16-year-old, Malik Holston, who is now charged with the murder of 15-year-old Gerald Watson.
A teenager is now in custody, charged with killing a 15-year-old boy in an apartment building stairwell.
Joseph Smith, 39, of Northeast D.C., was arrested and charged with first-degree sexual abuse of a minor on Oct. 19 for having sex with a 17-year-old girl while Smith was on duty.
Teachers told The Washington Post that the cafeteria was flooded, and no toilets were working when educators arrived at Anacostia High School on Wednesday morning.
Some 60 students are taking part in a new program in D.C. schools that allows students interested in law enforcement to take criminal justice courses as part of the new Public Safety Academy.
A young woman who\’s been living in a local homeless shelter just graduated as valedictorian of her high school class.
It was the third-consecutive time the Dunbar Crimson Tide played in the D.C. championship game held at Eastern Senior High School near RFK Stadium. This year, Dunbar faced the Anacostia High School Indians.
Controversy continues over a Thanksgiving Day
football tradition in the area.
D.C. police say the situation is safe at Anacostia High School in Southeast D.C. after a reported bomb threat Tuesday morning.
Recreating the District in video game form was no small task. Here's how the developers did it.