Major parking ticket crackdown begins in D.C. this week

Starting Monday, ticket writers in the District of Columbia will crack down on illegal parking along the H Street-Benning Road corridor from the Hopscotch Bridge to the old Spingarn High School.

Updated 11 minutes, 43 seconds ago

A different kind of bike race: The Brompton U.S. Championship

A world away from the Tour de France, the Brompton U.S. Championship took place on Sunday afternoon at RFK Stadium.

Updated 43 minutes, 34 seconds ago

How did Edgar Allan Poe really die?

Edgar Allan Poe's lifeless body has been found in a gutter, yet signs of the reclusive writer have been found all over Baltimore. A team of muckraking journalists sift through the clues to find out what happened to him.

Updated 1 hours, 19 minutes ago

Everything you need to know about biking in D.C.

The number of cyclists is growing in a town known for its traffic. And while this trend is great for the health of environment and the health of District residents, it has caused some tension between motorists, pedestrians and cyclists.

Updated 1 hours, 53 minutes ago

4 shot in 2 incidents in D.C. Sunday night

Four people were shot in two incidents on the District Sunday night.

Sunday - 07/13/2014, 11:41pm EDT

Man sought for attempted sexual assault in D.C.

The man is described as black, 5'7" with a slender build. He has a medium to dark complexion, a narrow face, and is about 24 years old.

Sunday - 07/13/2014, 02:34pm EDT

Va. delegate wants drivers to use hands-free devices

Similar laws are on the books in D.C. and Virginia.

Saturday - 07/12/2014, 02:36pm EDT

Man indicted in fatal shooting of Howard student

Rasdavid Lagarde of northeast Washington was arrested last fall in the fatal shooting of 22-year-old Omar Sykes, a senior business marketing major.

Saturday - 07/12/2014, 01:41pm EDT

DC mayor vetoes $10.6 billion budget

DC mayor vetoes $10.6 billion budget, citing streetcar funding, yoga and gym tax

Friday - 07/11/2014, 06:08pm EDT

Smithsonian to host World Cup watch party in DC

Smithsonian to host viewing party for the final match of the World Cup

Friday - 07/11/2014, 05:49pm EDT

DC mayoral nominee's parents burglarized

Burglar posing as cable worker steals property from home of DC mayoral nominee's parents

Friday - 07/11/2014, 04:20pm EDT

Man posing as Comcast tech burglarizes homes (Video)

One of the homes burglarized is that of parents of D.C. mayoral candidate Muriel Bowser.

Friday - 07/11/2014, 12:35pm EDT

Higher-capacity Metro buses coming to busy corridors

Starting Aug. 25, the Georgia Avenue and 14th Street corridors will get extended buses that can hold more people.

Friday - 07/11/2014, 09:28am EDT

The daiquiri: Steeped in D.C. history, not red dye

A frozen, red, sugary drink with an umbrella? That's not a daiquiri. Uncovering the myths and the history of summer's darling drink.

Friday - 07/11/2014, 06:38am EDT

Edens throws latest pitch for Union Market: Offices, theater, retail and maybe residential

The transformation of the Florida Avenue Market continues with Edens Realty Inc.'s latest pitch to the D.C. Zoning Commission, this time for more than 500,000 square feet of retail, entertainment, office and possibly residential on and around the Market building.

Friday - 07/11/2014, 06:33am EDT

Birth stats suggest D.C. stayed busy during shutdown

The federal government shutdown had one long-lasting effect.

Thursday - 07/10/2014, 09:47pm EDT

Bicyclists ride in response to 'The Washington Post' column

The cars versus bicyclist debate on area roads has reached a fever pitch sparked by a controversial commentary by Washington Post Columnist Courtland Milloy titled "Bicyclist bullies try to rule the road in D.C."

Thursday - 07/10/2014, 07:19pm EDT

Uber driver flees inspector, takes passengers for wild ride

Tuesday afternoon an Uber driver took several passengers for a wild ride after the driver fled a D.C. taxi inspector and traveled into Virginia.

Thursday - 07/10/2014, 07:09pm EDT

Smoke, noise after cover touches Metro third rail

Metro: smoke, noise after covering touches third rail at Smithsonian station

Thursday - 07/10/2014, 04:54pm EDT

DC abandons plan to combine lottery contracts

DC chief financial officer backs away from plan to combine lottery contracts

Thursday - 07/10/2014, 04:00pm EDT
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