District of Columbia leaders are pushing on several fronts for Congress not to have any say over the city’s local budget. The district’s delegate to Congress wants the same freedom granted to the rest of the city’s laws.
The D.C. Council has given preliminary approval to a bill that would eliminate property taxes for some elderly residents.
D.C.’s 2013 homicide rate was up 17 percent from 2012, according to Metropolitan Police Department statistics.
The newest set of more than 100 traffic enforcement cameras placed around D.C. will continue to issue warnings, not tickets.
WASHINGTON — Authorities say a D.C. police officer shot and wounded a man in southeast Washington. Police say it happened Friday around 12:20 p.m. at 22nd Street and Alabama Avenue southeast after two patrol officers […]
A man was shot during an altercation with police in Southeast D.C. Friday.
D.C. police are searching for a missing 13-year-old girl who was last seen Sunday night in Northeast D.C.
Partisan politics are coloring governors’ decisions about whether to expand Medicaid in their states, affecting billions of dollars and thousands of low-income people.
On the anniversary of the massacre of 20 children and six school workers in Newtown, Conn., President Barack Obama says the nation hasn’t done enough to make its communities safer.
The Republicans’ clear defeat in the budget-debt brawl has widened the rift between the Grand Old Party and the blossoming tea party movement that helped revive it.