Shots were fired by Capitol Police after a driver tried to ram a police vehicle near the U.S. Capitol this (Wednesday) morning. The driver was not hit but he was apprehended. The shooting happened on First and Independence avenues SW, near the United States Botanic Garden. News Talk 1450 will have more on this story as […]

Today was supposed to be a day where we celebrated pastors in the greater Washington metropolitan area for outstanding work in the community.

I have many fond memories of Raymond Woods aka The More Better Man during his career at WOL.

The name Washington Washington Football Team is no longer a protected trademark thanks to a landmark ruling by the United States Patent and Trademark Office has invalidated six federal trademark registrations for the name of the Washington Washington Football Team. The Trademark office has ruled that the name Washington Football Team” is “disparaging to Native […]

(Washington, DC) — Maryland Congresswoman Donna Edwards is co-sponsoring legislation to make the Washington Washington Football Team name illegal. The Democrat who represents a district including FedEx Field says it’s “well time” for such a bill. She adds, she certainly understands “where the Native American community is coming from.” Source: Copyright © 2013 Metro Networks […]

(Washington, DC) — Former D.C. Councilman Michael Brown is planning to make a run for an at-large council seat. Brown, whose term ended yesterday, went to the D.C. Board of Elections to change his party from Independent to Democrat and he also picked up ballot petitions for the April 23rd at-large special election. According to […]

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Talk about bad timing! Just last week we were in shock and disbelief about the massacre that occurred at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn. Now, the family of a boy who attends Roscoe R. Nix Elementary School in Montgomery County, MD are fighting a one day suspension that was given to their child. […]

Washington, DC, Jan. 1 – Nearly 2,000 persons in the Washington-metropolitan area used the free cab ride service, SoberRide, this holiday season as opposed to possibly driving home drunk. “For its hours of operation on New Year’s Eve alone, this level of ridership translates into SoberRide removing a would-be drunk driver from Greater Washington’s roadways […]

More than 60 of America’s leading civil rights, social justice, business and community leaders in Washington, DC gathered today to discuss collectively how to provide positive solutions to “key” issues in the black community as we approach the New Year and as President Obama embarks upon a second term. The meeting was convened by Marc […]

(Upper Marlboro, MD)  –  It’s a verdict of not guilty on all counts for the former Bowie [[ BOO-ee ]] State University student who was accused of murdering her roommate last year.  Family and friends of 20-year-old Alexis Simpson say they knew she was innocent. Simpson, who took the stand in her own defense yesterday, […]