National, The Area

A Southeast D.C. neighborhood has been ranked among the top 25 most dangerous cities in the United States by an online data collecting company. At number 22, the Atlantic and 4th Streets SE area, known as the Washington Highlands neighborhood, was found to have a 72.65 per 1,000 resident violent crime rate. Number one on […]


Relisha Tenau Rudd, 8, (pictured above) was last seen at a Washington  family shelter Feb. 26. According to reports, Relisha is described as four feet tall…

Bernice King is celebrating the 50th anniversary of her father Martin Luther King Jr.‘s March on Washington, and she checked in on “The James Fortune…

One of the city’s largest shelters for homeless youths have had to turn away more than 80 UNACCOMPANIED children as young as 12 and 13 years old who came to them for help in the past six weeks after the city cut more than $700,000 from their budget. As many as 3 or 4 youth […]

The Area

(Washington, DC)  —  An employee of a Northeast DC daycare center is under arrest for the alleged sexual assault of a three-year-old boy.  The child’s mother tells WJLA-TV she is looking forward to seeing 21-year-old Randolph King in court, but she’s still steamed that the daycare coordinator at the Zion Baptist Church of Eastland Gardens […]

(Washington, DC)  —  A District man faces jail time for allegedly beating his roommate’s dog to death.  Twenty-three-year-old Ishmaaiyl Mulheron was arrested April 8th one one count of felony animal cruelty.  Humane Society Law Enforcement found the body of a six-year-old Yorkie inside Mulheron’s apartment.  Necropsy reports show the dog died of blunt trauma and […]

(Baltimore, MD)  —  An Atlanta woman will be sentenced this summer after admitting to performing cosmetic surgery without a license in several U.S cities. Prosecutor Rod Rosenstein says an exotic dancer from Baltimore was almost killed.  Kimberly Smedley pleaded guilty yesterday.  The dancer ended up in the hospital after an injection.  Prosecutors say Smedley used super […]

(Washington, DC)  —  DC city officials have announced a line-up of events to help mark the 150th anniversary of the city’s emancipation of slaves.  The holiday is celebrated each year in the District, where in 1862 more than 31-hundred slaves were freed.  Officials say the Emancipation Parade will be held April 16 along with a […]