Metro committee approves $1 billion capital budget

It pays for new buses, platform work and escalators, among other things.

Sunday - 05/11/2014, 02:07am EDT
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Body found in Anacostia River

Metropolitan Police Department officials say a man's body has been found in the Anacostia River.

Saturday - 05/10/2014, 07:09pm EDT

Earthcam releases Washington Monument repair timelapse video

Earthcam released this time-lapse video showing the 14 months of repairs to the Washington Monument in about 80 seconds.

Saturday - 05/10/2014, 05:47pm EDT

Military walk raises awareness about suicide rates

Saturday - 05/10/2014, 05:20pm EDT

A tough winter hits blue crab population hard

After a particularly harsh and long winter, the blue crab population is down significantly.

Saturday - 05/10/2014, 02:34am EDT
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Potomac Nationals kick off Police Week

The Potomac Nationals are kicking off Police Week with special appearances, activities, and fireworks at Saturday's game.

Saturday - 05/10/2014, 02:29am EDT

Congressman demands explanation of 'racist' Redskins name

After NBA Commissioner Adam Silver banned LA Clippers owner Donald Sterling from the league for racist comments made in private, Congressman Henry Waxman says he wonders how the team's owner and the NFL can justify the Redskins' name.

Saturday - 05/10/2014, 02:27am EDT
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D.C. police officer accused of attacking girlfriend released

The married D.C. police officer accused of a felony for threatening to kidnap or injure his 25-year-old girlfriend has been ordered released from jail.

Saturday - 05/10/2014, 02:21am EDT
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Congressman requests hearing on Redskins name

Congressman requests hearing on Redskins name, cites 'racial insensitivity' and Sterling ban

Friday - 05/09/2014, 11:40pm EDT

Mothers hope to bring world attention to Nigerian kidnappings

A vigil in Farragut Square hopes to keep the spotlight on the more than 200 schoolgirls kidnapped in Nigeria.

Friday - 05/09/2014, 06:14pm EDT

US Rep.: DC pot law raises federal-local questions

GOP congressman: DC law that decriminalizing pot raises federal-local jurisdiction questions

Friday - 05/09/2014, 05:40pm EDT

One mother helps thousands more with a common struggle: diapers

One mother helps thousands of others by collecting and distributing a basic, yet expensive, necessity.

Friday - 05/09/2014, 03:12pm EDT

National Zoo investigates what killed young sea lion

A keeper at the National Zoo made a sad discovery Friday morning, finding one of the zoo's female sea lions dead.

Friday - 05/09/2014, 03:11pm EDT

Bill would rename Union Station after Truman

Missouri senators introduce bill calling for DC's Union Station to be named after Truman

Friday - 05/09/2014, 02:30pm EDT

3 arrested after fans scammed for Wizards tickets

Three men are under arrest in Fairfax County charged with selling multiple Wizards fans fake playoff tickets.

Friday - 05/09/2014, 02:04pm EDT

Capital Crescent Trail reopens

Capital Crescent Trail has been reopened in Georgetown.

Friday - 05/09/2014, 02:00pm EDT

D.C. bridge reopens to commuters

A shortcut between Silver Spring and Northwest Washington reopened Friday after a six-month project to replace and improve the crossing near Rock Creek Park.

Friday - 05/09/2014, 01:49pm EDT

D.C. police chief pushes for officers to wear cameras

A plan to utilize body cameras in the D.C. police department has the green light from a key oversight agency that handles citizen complaints.

Friday - 05/09/2014, 12:53pm EDT

Wizards' success translating to ticket sales

"The demand for the tickets has been nothing like we've seen in this market in a long, long time," says the team's chief revenue officer.

Friday - 05/09/2014, 11:16am EDT

Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure: Road closures, participant information, weather

Thousands of people will flock to D.C. Saturday for the Susan G. Komen Global Race for the Cure.

Friday - 05/09/2014, 10:13am EDT
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