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The National Park Service initially hoped to remove 60 deer from Rock Creek Park, but Park Service spokeswoman Carol Johnson says officials are still pleased with the results.
D.C. Councilmember Marion Barry says he did not personally send tweets from his account criticizing the National Park Service about a Rock Creek Park deer hunt.
As the controlled deer hunt in Rock Creek Park begins Wednesday night, temporary nighttime road closures will go into effect to protect park visitors and neighbors.
The National Park Service says its plan to hunt deer in Rock Creek Park to reduce their population will be done as humanely as possible.
Plans to reduce the number of deer in Rock Creek Park are on hold until March while lawyers battle over the fate of the deer in court.
Anti-abortion activists from across the nation will take to D.C.'s streets for the 40th annual March for Life Friday. Organizers say they hope the crowd will surpass the march's record of 400,000 demonstrators, and even the attendance of 1 million people at the inauguration.
The National Park Service says a rock slide has closed the Paw Paw Tunnel in the Chesapeake and Ohio Canal National Historical Park.
A protest group planning to stage a demonstration about unemployment at President Barack Obama's inauguration says it's being forced to scale down plans because it won't have much space on Washington's Freedom Plaza.