News about the city of Washington, D.C.
People gathered in the city to celebrate 160 years of emancipation in Washington, D.C., after two years of postponed Emancipation Day events.
The District ranks first in gun homicides relative to the rest of the U.S., and a fatal shooting on M St. increased attention on gun violence.
Professors at Howard University are seeing the beginnings of positive change in their labor negotiations with the university administration.
More gender-inclusive restrooms could be expanding into the broader DMV area, according to a new bill proposed in Montgomery County.
The D.C. government broke ground on a new Ward 8 hospital, which will address needs in historically underserved, majority-Black populations.
Cimrun Srivastava and Arnav Kumar are running for seats on ANC 2E, representing the neighborhoods of Georgetown, Burleith, and Hillandale.
Students joined a sea of thousands of protesters carrying Ukrainian, Georgian, and U.S. flags into the center of D.C.
The installation connects Romanians living abroad to their homeland and is scheduled to last until March 31 of this year.
The D.C. Council passed a bill requiring District schools to provide free period products in all women’s and gender-neutral bathrooms.
DOC has agreed to five unannounced inspections of the D.C. Jail over the next six months as part of a recent class-action lawsuit settlement.
Even though students subscribe to the HOYAlert notification system utilized by GUPD, many were not informed of the shooting by GUPD.
After experiencing racial discrimination at Martin’s Tavern in 2021, Kristi Riggs wanted to avoid litigation.
D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser recently announced a cash assistance program to support new and expectant low-income parents in Wards 5, 7 and 8.
Since Jan. 10, D.C. residents have experienced delays, cancellations, and crowding in public transportation services, spurred by Omicron.
When Dr. Jesse Goodman talks to patients who don’t want to get the vaccine, he doesn’t stop at telling them to get vaccinated; Goodman takes it one step further. “For... Read more
After a long series of setbacks, restaurant workers rejoice as a new effort is slated to abolish an exception to D.C. minimum wage laws. Formally titled the District of Columbia... Read more
Mayor Muriel Bowser, Police Chief Robert Contee, and the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) announced a new partnership to reduce the number of illegal guns in D.C.,... Read more
Georgetown’s Graduate School of Arts and Sciences announced that the U.S Department of Education awarded the school’s Program of Educational Transformation (MAET) a $2.6 million, five-year National Professional Development (NPD)... Read more
CW: This article references violence to Black and LGBTQ+ individuals and communities. After a contracted security guard violently assaulted a Black woman at Nellie’s Sports Bar, a well-known U-street gay... Read more