The renovation project for the Fort Dupont Ice Arena is in the middle of a funding tug-of-war between political rivals Mayor Muriel Bowser and Council member Vincent Gray.
Mayor Muriel Bowser announced a new plan of action that city officials hope will cut the number of opioid overdose deaths in the nation’s capital by 50 percent by 2020.
“I don’t know where the strength, the courage came from,” Carmella Gonzalez told WTOP after the ceremony recognizing poll workers, voters and first responders that saved a man’s life on Election Day.
The expected all-African American board on the Metropolitan Washington Council of Governments will become part of the council’s all-women leadership.
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.
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.
Washington Mayor Muriel E. Bowser has closed a troubled city shelter that made headlines in 2014 when an 8-year-old girl disappeared from it.
Even though D.C. voters approved of raising the minimum wage for tipped workers, city lawmakers vehemently expressed intentions to overturn the measure.
For the very first time, D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser showed off her new daughter, Miranda, on Thursday morning’s “Today” show. Watch a segment.
The government of D.C. and a major regional hospital are partnering to create a new facility on the St. Elizabeths East Campus in Ward 8, Mayor Muriel Bowser announced Friday.
Homicides are up significantly in D.C. so far this year but the mayor and police chief say the District will get the problem under control.
Instead of getting an ambulance, some 911 callers in the District could be sent a taxi or a Lyft. It’s part of an effort to free up ambulance crews for the most serious emergencies.
Local families and tourists visiting the nation’s capital were among those lining the sidewalks to watch the Saturday parade for D.C. Emancipation Day. See photos.
The family of a black motorcyclist who was shot and killed by a D.C. police officer in 2016 has reached a settlement with the District.
“This is the largest minority swim meet, not only in the country but in the world,” said John Stokes, deputy director of the D.C. Department of Parks and Recreation, the department that conducts the 32nd annual Black History Invitational Swim Meet.
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.