Washington D.C. News

Washington D.C. News

Another D.C. Political Figure Swept Up in Thompson Dragnet

Another Washington, D.C. politico was recently caught in the legal dragnet precipitated by the schemes of former businessman Jeffrey Thompson. Thompson pled guilty in March...

House Md. Republican Leads Effort to Deny D.C. Marijuana Decriminalization

D.C. supporters of marijuana took a hard punch after House Republicans flexed their muscle against outnumbered Democrats looking to legalize the drug. Rep. Eleanor Holmes...

HBCU Choir and Orchestra Celebrate 50th Anniversary of Civil Rights Act

The 105 Voices of History HBCU National Concert Choir and Orchestra paid a special tribute to the 50th anniversary of the Civil Rights Act...

Washington Suburban Sanitary Commission Awards Scholarship to Eight Students

The Washington Suburban Sanitary Commission announced June 18 that eight children of Commission employees have been awarded scholarships through the Robert G. Berger Memorial...

Chuck Brown All-Star Band to Host Tribute at Blues Alley

On June 27, The Chuck Brown All-Star Band will host a concert at Blues Alley in N.W. D.C. to commemorate the “Godfather of Gogo’s”...

Washington Regional Alcohol Program to Offer Free Cab Rides During Independence Day Weekend

Preparing to combat that time of year when, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, 44-percent of all U.S. traffic deaths are caused...

Amendment Could Block D.C. Pot Decriminalization

Advocates for local autonomy in the District of Columbia are vowing to fight any effort by Congress to undo the District's recent liberalization of...

D.C. Woman Presses for Answers After Husband Mysteriously Dies in Jail

Officials are investigating the death of a 49-year-old man at Prince George’s County Jail in Upper Marlboro, Md., even as his wife is demanding...

D.C. Cop Pleads Guilty to Pimp Charges

Linwood Barnhill, 48, a former officer with Washington D.C.’s Metropolitan Police Department (MPD) pleaded guilty June 20 to two counts of pandering (prostituting) of...

Washington TV Newswomen Stage Breast Cancer Fund Raiser

Many familiar faces seen daily and nightly on local Washington D.C. news television stations were dressed in all hues of pink at the D.C....

Citizen Opposition Increases to Rail Tunnel Expansion Under Capitol Hill

Washington, D.C. residents are decrying the District Department of Transportation’s (DDOT) seeming preapproval of CSX Transportation’s proposal to rebuild a tunnel in Southeast Washington...

Washington’s DJ Flexx Reigns as Go-Go Music Ambassador

Many describe the on-air radio personality as the go-go music ambassador, but WPGC's Keith "DJ Flexx" Clagon built a legacy by playing, writing and...