145 people were arrested during a protest against U.S. deportations of migrants in the country illegally in a rally outside the White House.
American bison have returned to the National Zoo in Washington after inspiring the park’s creation in the 1880s.
A Washington drug dealer who escaped from a western Maryland jail has been sentenced to nearly 20 years in prison for the escape and other crimes.
A train operator and two Metro Transit Police officers are being heralded as heroes for their roles in saving the life of a who intentionally jumped on the the tracks
More than a dozen landmarks across the U.S. and Canada will light up to promote next week’s “Stand Up to Cancer” telethon.
Two-time Academy Award winner Kevin Spacey will take time out from filming the third season of the Netflix hit series to show off his vocal talents at a one-night-only gala concert Sept. 29 at the Shakespeare Theatre in Washington, D.C.
The District of Columbia police chief is urging President Barack Obama not to cancel a program enabling local law enforcement agencies to buy surplus military equipment at big discounts.
More Washington-area residents are expected to travel this Labor Day weekend, reaching a new post-recession high for the state.
A century and a half after his valiant death at the Battle of Gettysburg, a Union Army officer is being awarded the nation’s highest military decoration, thanks to a decades-long campaign by his descendants and Civil War buffs.
D.C. Police are asking for the public’s help in locating a missing 17-year-old girl.
The Pride of Baltimore II, a reproduction privateer from the War of 1812 era, will visit the Navy Yard
Redskins Training Camp Begins