Meet Skyler Raiyn Johnson, an accomplished seamstress from Gainesville, Virginia with her sights set on sewing for Beyoncé. Oh, by the way, she’s still in sixth grade.
Alexandria has approved a special “drug treatment court” within the city’s criminal justice system, which would allow offenders to plead guilty, stay out of jail, and get help with their addiction.
The initiative approved by voters in June would have raised minimum base pay for tipped workers to standard minimum wage over a period of time.
Police are looking for a truck used to haul an automated teller machine from the Vienna Metro station in Virginia. See photos.
Community members who support strict regulations for short term rentals in D.C. asked lawmakers on Monday to approve a proposal they believe will protect neighborhoods and affordable housing in the city.
Pour your own beer, new food kiosks and self-serve concession stands are among upgrades and renovations unveiled this week at Capital One Arena downtown. See photos and video.
U.S. News & World Report has picked several areas not too far from D.C. — which itself has scored well yet again. See this year’s top 10 places to retire.
“We should get vaccinated now. The best time is certainly before October 31,” said Dr. Anthony S. Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases at the National Institutes of Health.
The Draken Harald Hårfagre will be docked at The Wharf’s Transit Pier, along D.C.’s Southwest waterfront, through Oct. 15.
Residents displaced by fire from the Arthur Capper Senior Apartments in D.C. lunched on Thursday with members of the community who helped with evacuations, first responders and city agency staff helping with the problems that the fire has caused.
Conditions are ripe for a colorful fall foliage season, but a Virginia Tech tree expert notes some bright sunny days are needed to coax out the best displays that include red.
“Some of us standing here could have been one of these flags but for an intervention,” says one veteran. In all, 5,520 postcard-size flags were planted on a patch of grass between the Washington Monument and 15th Street to represent veteran suicides occurring in 2018 through Wednesday.
A move to amend short term rental rules in D.C. is making its way through the city council. The effort would create a scheme for licensing the rentals, allow the rentals to take place only in a homeowner’s primary residence and limit the rentals to a total of 90 days a year.
As one scientist puts it, “Oysters require a certain amount of salinity to survive,” so all the freshwater that came down during the rainy summer has raised concern about the Bay’s oyster population.
Several crashes occurred on the Capital Beltway near where the motorcycles were passing. According to one Maryland State Police official, citations were issued but no arrests were made.