Washington D.C. News

Washington D.C. News

Pepco Working to Win D.C.’s Confidence Following Request for Rate Increase

Pepco and its parent company, Exelon, are seeking to win the trust of District electric customers after asking the Public Service Commission of the District...

Power Outage Leaves Washington, DC Museums in the Dark

WASHINGTON (AP) — A power outage along the National Mall has left several museums and other buildings in the dark. Power went out in the...

D.C. Attorney Johnny Barnes Celebrated for Civil Rights Work

Johnny Barnes, one of the District's most well-known civil rights attorneys, was celebrated for his work defending those who have had legal problems with the...

D.C. Moms, Youth Advocate for Cleaner Air

Raising the alarm about asthma attacks, infectious diseases, premature deaths, and other health impacts of climate change, more than 700 moms and kids gathered...

Black Officers Promote Training, Persistence

In the wake of officer-involved shootings that have left several, on both sides of the law, dead, Black officers from several law enforcement agencies...

4th Arrest in October SE Fatal Stabbing

Over a span of nine months, Metropolitan police arrested four people in connection to a homicide that happened on Oct. 13, 2015. The last...

Ms. Senior D.C. 2016

The Ms. Senior D.C. event was held June 29 at the University of the District of Columbia in Northwest D.C. The contest is for...

New African American Museum Adds Historical Context to America’s Race Discussion

A new Smithsonian museum, slated to open this fall, holds the promise of teaching a  part of the African-American culture and adding historical facts...

D.C. Police Union Aims to Unseat Councilmembers

The chairman of D.C.’s police union, Matthew Mahl, will work to unseat 10 city council members who signed a resolution calling for police reform,...

Hemingway Temple AME Church Anniversary Celebration

The Hemingway Temple AME Church, located 501 P Street, NW, is scheduled to present a musical journey through its years of existence with a...

LSAC Hosts Law School Forum in D.C.

LSAC is scheduled to hold a Law School Forum July 23 at the Omni Shoreham Hotel, 2500 Calvert Street, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m....

The Reston Chapter of The Links ‘High eSTEAM Day’ at the Brothers’ Fun Camp

The Reston Chapter of The Links is scheduled to hold a High eSTEAM Day at the Brother’s Fun Camp (July 25-Aug. 5) at the...