Washington DC

Hail to the Red Tails? Doesn’t quite have the same ring to it. If a DC council member has his way the Washington Washington Football Team will…

  Have you seen 14-year-old Simayah Ainsworth of Takoma Park? Simayah was last seen on Wednesday on Hudson Avenue in Takoma Park.  At the time, she…

A day after the media dubbed “Frankenstorm” pounded the Atlantic seaboard into a soggy mess Metro authorities have announced that they will resume public transportation service starting at 2PM. According to NBC Washington: Metrorail and Metrobuses will be running on a Sunday schedule starting at 2 p.m. Metro expects to resume normal service schedules, including rush hour […]

Who: The Dorothy I. Height Education Foundation and the National Council of Negro Women (www.NCNW.org) What: A kick-off of the weeklong call for service marking the centennial birthday of civil rights, women rights and social activist Dorothy Height, who died in 2010 at 98 years. The 2-hour kick-off service will be a celebration of music […]

Huge names like the legendary group The Impressions, Patti Labelle, Eddie Levert, Anthony Hamilton, India Arie, Ray Chew and his band Ray Chew LIVE and Naturally 7 made it out Thursday evening to pay tribute to Martin Luther King, Jr. for the Message In The Music Concert. The artists performed legendary sounds of the Civil […]

VIA WTOP: Same-sex marriage has only been legal in the District for about two months, but the city is on track to set a record for marriages this year. The D.C. Superior Court has already issued more than 2,000 marriage licenses. “To put that in perspective,” Judge William Jackson says. “All of last year was […]

VIA THE WASHINGTON POST: A Southeast Washington man was arrested Tuesday and charged in the death of the 18-year-old D.C. Council intern whose body was found in woods Sunday, D.C. police said. Omare Ishmael Cotton, 28, was charged with first-degree murder in connection with the death of Alonte Sutton, police said. Sutton, a Ballou High […]

VIA THE EXAMINER: Today, ANC 8E in Ward 8 will be hosting its first mayoral candidate forum of the year with almost all of the mayoral candidates but the current mayor Adrian Fenty expected to be in the house. As of press time, DC mayoral candidates Vincent Gray, Ernest Johnson, Leo Alexander, Sulamon Brown, Dennis […]

VIA THE WASHINGTON POST: Legislation introduced in Congress on Tuesday would weaken the District’s gun-control laws and restrict the D.C. Council from regulating firearms. The effort comes a week after congressional officials, responding to similar pro-gun language in a D.C. voting rights bill, dropped the legislation, which would have secured a voting seat in the […]

VIA WTOP: When it comes to you and your car, does the District want to keep you out? “To be honest, trying to squeeze as many cars as we try to squeeze into our city streets isn’t working,” says Gabe Klein, director of the D.C. Department of Transportation. The city simply wasn’t designed with the […]