Washington D.C. News

Washington D.C. News

District Students Set To Perform in DC-CAPital Competition

The top talented high school performers from the District of Columbia will be showcased in the second annual DC-CAPital Stars Talent Competition on March...

Metro Fatalities Still Under Investigation

The series of fatalities and injuries that have occurred over the past year on the mass transit system in Washington have distinguished the system...

PG Officials Bracing for Census Challenge

Officials in Prince George’s County are working diligently to educate residents on the 2010 census. Typically, the county has performed favorably compared to some...

Massive Blizzard Hits Mid-Atlantic Region

A massive winter storm blanketed the Mid-Atlantic region on Feb. 5 and 6, dumping more than 2 feet of snow on the Baltimore-Washington area. Snow...

Trial Underway in Drag Racing Accident

Darren Bullock, 22, and Tavon Taylor, 20, are having their days in court over their alleged roles in a 2008 drag racing accident that...

Unique Program Connects Foster Kids to Family

It’s the questions that haunt them: Why was I abandoned? Was I not lovable enough? Who are my biological parents? And now, for the...

Earthquake Survivor Recounts Moments of Chaos

Regine Jean-Francois, a George-Mason University student and native of Haiti, savors the memories of her homeland, particularly those created during her last visit in...

Hundreds to Pay Tribute to Life and Legacy of Dr. James E. Cheek

WASHINGTON – Hundreds of friends, family and alumni are expected to gather in Andrew Rankin Memorial Chapel on Howard University’s campus at 11 a.m....

Norton Counts Down Days to Legalized Gay Marriages

Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton, who in early January announced a 30-day legislative countdown to when same-sex marriages in the District are legalized, discounted a...

Prince George’s Ready to be a Tech Leader

Prince George’s County officials are excited about the future and what it may bring in terms of new jobs. As the county moves forward...

Crime-Fighting Collaborative Yields Results

Regional efforts to curb violent crime in Washington, D.C., and Maryland have been effective and both jurisdictions have the numbers to prove it. Those were...

Area Students Document 50th Anniversary of Historic Sit-ins

Fifty years ago, four North Carolina A&T students took a stand against segregation by sitting down at a F.W. Woolworth’s store counter. This simple...