The D.C. fire department says nine people were sickened by carbon monoxide at the National Press Building and sent to area hospitals.
President Barack Obama has declared a major disaster in Oklahoma as the state recovers from a massive tornado that ripped through the Oklahoma City suburbs Monday, killing dozens and flattening entire neighborhoods.
An 18-year-old man has been sentenced to four years in prison after he stole a dog from a woman at gunpoint.
George Washington University is adding images of District of Columbia landmarks to the floor of the gym where the school’s volleyball and basketball teams play.
The Metropolitan Police Department is seeking the public’s assistance in locating 11- year-old Ezekiel Harris-Goff.
Police say a 21-year-old man is dead after a fatal shooting in northeast Washington.
Metro is launching a new weekly short-trip pass that SmarTrip users can add to their cards to save money.
Former Navy Secretary Richard J. Danzig, who has served as a bio-warfare adviser to the president, the Pentagon, and the Department of Homeland Security, urged the government to stockpile an anti-anthrax drug while serving as a director for the company that supplied it, according to a report published Sunday.
District of Columbia Mayor Vincent Gray said in his weekly radio address that moving up to 60 major power lines underground at a cost of $1 billion to prevent extended outages in the future is a good decision for the city.
D.C. police say a 28-year-old man was shot and killed in an apartment blocks away from the Anacostia Metro station in southeast Washington.
A thick layer of green algae is covering the reflecting pool in front of the Lincoln Memorial.