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A D.C. councilmember violated the code of conduct of Washington's Metro transit system when he tried to barter a Metro real estate project with a contract being considered by the council, an independent review has found.
Working at the top of the D.C. Council pays.
Legislation offered this week by D.C. Councilman Jim Graham would overhaul the District's alcohol code, including allowing Sunday liquor sales, a move being opposed for many liquor store owners.
The D.C. Council committee that oversees the District's Alcohol Beverage Regulation Administration voted 3 to 2 against extending the times bars and nightclubs can serve alcohol.
A 27-year-old woman has been arrested in a shooting at a District of Columbia restaurant this month that police believe may have been motivated by anti-gay bias.
Hundreds attended the rally, which kicked off outside the Columbia Heights IHOP in Northwest Washington where a gay man was shot last week.
Both Washington, D.C. and New York City have an extremely high prevalence of HIV infections, with 123,000 living with the virus. That's 56,000 more infections than in the entire country of Germany.