Washington DC

A Washington, D.C. mother requested the video from her 7-year-old son’s school’s hallway, after he told her he had been assaulted by a schoolmate’s parent. Police are currently investigating after a parent was caught on cameras at KIPP DC Spring Academy punching Lena Mclean‘s son, John, in the stomach. In the video, John can be seen […]

Marion Christopher Barry the son of the late DC Mayor, Marion Barry, is dead. Sources say that he appeared to be under the influence of an unknown intoxicant.  Marion Christopher Barry is his father’s only son, born to his third wife, Effi Slaughter Barry. His father had wanted to name him Marion Barry III, but Effi was […]

  Democratic candidate Bernie Sanders walked out of an on-camera interview yesterday when he a reporter started grilling him about his wife. Reports say the question was about Sanders’ wife Jane having a meeting with an outspoken racist in Arizona. Check out what his response was here. [Gawker] Earlier this week, a power cable inside Washington D.C’s […]

It’s been seven years since the leader of the Catholic church has visited the United States. Local Catholics young and old are excited for this…

The US Capitol is on lockdown after shots have been reportedly been fired. Story developing…. UPDATE: A female suspect was reportedly shot and killed. Via…

via WUSA 9  The House of Representatives have passed a bill to fund the D.C government. This bill now goes to the Senate for further approval. “Provide Local Funding for the District of Columbia Act” is to fund District of Columbia through December 15. In government shutdowns before, the government considered trash removal non-essential. But, D.C. Mayor, Vincent Gray […]

WASHINGTON — Speaking hours after a mass shooting at the Washington Navy Yard on Monday, President Barack Obama called the incident a “cowardly act” that would be swiftly and “thoroughly” investigated. “We still don’t know all the facts, but we do know that several people have been shot and some have been killed,” he said. […]

Washington, DC, Jan. 1 – Nearly 2,000 persons in the Washington-metropolitan area used the free cab ride service, SoberRide, this holiday season as opposed to possibly driving home drunk. “For its hours of operation on New Year’s Eve alone, this level of ridership translates into SoberRide removing a would-be drunk driver from Greater Washington’s roadways […]

A lot of newsworthy things happened in 2012. Most things that were significant in other parts of the country were also significant here. But some things weren’t. And then there were those things had a higher impact on the DC area than anywhere else. Check out our list of Most Newsworthy 2012 Events That Affected DC.

Here are some local 9/11-related events that are happening in the area.  National Day of Service September 11, 2012. Greater DC Cares recruits thousands of volunteers to serve at more than 50 nonprofit organizations as a part of the United We Serve. Participants will clean parks, revitalize playgrounds, sort food for the hungry, and much […]

We remember Chuck Brown as vividly as ever on his birthday today. The Godfather of go-go music touched so many  people’s hearts in the DMV and across the nation with his talents and embracing spirit.  Chuck Brown influenced many of today’s artists and his music will continue to serve as a gift that Washington, D.C. […]