National Zoo says human error led to zebra attack; animal got through unlocked gate
Known for his role as a quiz show host, Mac McGarry loved baseball, music and good grammar. Now a scholarship fund has been created to honor the local legend.
The legend of Cool "Disco" Dan is familiar to anyone who lived in D.C. in the 1980s and 1990s.
The alleged victim of a D.C. police officer accused of producing child pornography will have a tough road on the way to justice, according to her attorney.
Former DC teacher once on FBI's most wanted list pleads guilty to child porn charges
This weekend's top concerts include something spooky for Friday the 13th, classic cover songs and holiday fun.
Longtime host of the local quiz show "It's Academic" Mac McGarry has died.
Last week, a District of Columbia man who works in Silver Spring received two tickets in three days, the result of a glitch at a pay terminal.
American University president: Campus lockdown was necessary amid concerns of gunman on campus
Senator's fired chief of staff appears in court in child pornography case
As controversy and a continually worsening record sour the Redskins' season, fans are not as enthusiastic to buy jerseys, tickets and team merchandise. That lackluster attitude is affecting many retailers who are smarting from the team's troubles.
This time of year, many of us could use some extra cash. But for one Virginia man, Christmas definitely came early.
The Smithsonian's National Zoo has found serious problems with its animal care and management of various creatures kept in the Cheetah Conservation Station over the past year, and the zoo's director said Thursday that he is looking at changes to the operation amid budget cuts.
An ancient Roman sculpture portraying a warrior just before his death is visiting Washington on its first trip outside of Italy in more than 200 years.
New Census Bureau data shows nearly half of the nation's 20 wealthiest counties, based on median household income, are in the Washington region.
Officials to discuss future of the Chesapeake Bay Program on its 30th anniversary
Washington Redskins' owner Dan Snyder has been criticized for his leadership of the team -- and fans who think they could do a better job may put their money where their mouth is.
A rare horse has died at a National Zoo facility amid concerns that the quality of animal care is suffering because resources and staff are stretched too thin.
First, it was the Stephen Strasburg shutdown. Then the government shutdown. Now comes the biggest shutdown to ever hit Washington.