Tom Hanks, wife to host Christmas tree lighting

Tom Hanks, Rita Wilson to host National Christmas Tree lighting ceremony near White House

Wednesday - 11/26/2014, 07:44pm EST

Memorial spanning 3 days set for Marion Barry

Former DC mayor Marion Barry to be remembered with 3 days of events, 4-hour memorial service

Wednesday - 11/26/2014, 04:00pm EST

Police: Teacher's aide found naked in car with student

A teacher's aide was found naked in a car with a student on Tuesday night.

Wednesday - 11/26/2014, 02:55pm EST

Memorial services announced for Marion Barry

Beginning next Thursday, former D.C. Mayor Marion Barry will lie in repose at the Wilson Building, launching a three-day celebration of the leader's life and legacy.

Wednesday - 11/26/2014, 02:40pm EST

On Bike to School Day, car-bike wreck demonstrates risks of city biking

A bicyclist was injured Wednesday morning near Observatory Circle providing a grim example of the dangers riders face navigating urban streets on International Bike To School Day.

Wednesday - 11/26/2014, 12:22pm EST

NFL player trades playbook for grade books

Former NFL player Ricardo Silva turned in his pads to pursue his true passion, as a teacher and role model for the next generation

Wednesday - 11/26/2014, 03:04am EST

2nd night of Ferguson protests in D.C.

D.C. saw its second protest in as many nights over a Missouri grand jury's decision Monday not to indict a white police officer in the shooting death of an unarmed black teenager.

Tuesday - 11/25/2014, 11:23pm EST

Dominican police arrest 2 in killing of US lawyer

Police arrest 2 in slaying of US lawyer at his home in Dominican Republic

Tuesday - 11/25/2014, 03:15pm EST

Marion Barry remembered at annual turkey giveaway

A Thanksgiving week tradition in Ward 8 doubled as a tribute on Tuesday, as thousands of residents waited in line for free turkeys that the late Marion Barry helped provide.

Tuesday - 11/25/2014, 12:05pm EST

New speed, stop sign cameras in D.C.

There will be a few more eyes on D.C. drivers with the installation of new speed and traffic cameras.

Tuesday - 11/25/2014, 09:28am EST

Report: Region should boost private economy, global competitiveness

The Washington area has long relied on Uncle Sam for much of its livelihood, but a study from George Mason University's Center for Regional Analysis says the time has come for the area to boost its regional private economy and global competitiveness.

Tuesday - 11/25/2014, 08:19am EST

Thanksgiving travel tips for airports

Whether they're going to grandma's or a good friend's, millions of Americans are headed to the airports this week during what is traditionally the busiest travel time of the year.

Tuesday - 11/25/2014, 05:04am EST

In D.C., Ferguson protests loud but peaceful

While protests in Ferguson, Missouri, turned violent after the grand jury's decision Monday not to indict white police officer Darren Wilson in the shooting death of unarmed black teenager Michael Brown, in the District the decision was met peacefully, with marches and chants.

Tuesday - 11/25/2014, 04:53am EST

Who is your team's all-time player?

See which players have played the most games for each of the Washington professional sports teams.

Tuesday - 11/25/2014, 02:09am EST

Volunteers cook 9,000 pounds of Thanksgiving turkey

Imagine 1,300 people gathered around, prepping, cooking and plating a big turkey dinner. That's exactly what's happening this week at Food & Friends.

Tuesday - 11/25/2014, 01:59am EST

Veteran journalist, educator Michael Shanahan dies

Veteran journalist, George Washington University educator Michael Shanahan dies

Monday - 11/24/2014, 05:10pm EST

Local boutiques partner with Etsy vendors for Small Business Saturday

Local retailers in the D.C. area are taking "shop small" to a new level this weekend for Small Business Saturday, with plans to feature individual Etsy producers and their products in trunk shows at stores throughout the region.

Monday - 11/24/2014, 04:53pm EST

Public ceremony honoring Barry likely to be held next week

A public ceremony honoring four-time D.C. Mayor Marion Barry will likely happen next week, according to people involved in the planning. The transformative political will also lie in repose at the Wilson Building.

Monday - 11/24/2014, 04:30pm EST

Md. highway officials: Reschedule holiday travel plans

Planning to travel this Wednesday? Maryland state highway officials say motorists should reconsider.

Monday - 11/24/2014, 01:33pm EST
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