The program in the nation’s capital began in 2008, after being blocked for years by Congress.

D.C. makes it easier for homeless families to seek shelter year-round; mayor also wants to build efficiencies.

The city has quietly abandoned a long practice of offering shelter to them only on freezing nights.



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Private-sector and civic leaders urge governments to craft a plan to cope with historic budget cutbacks.

A commission seeks the public’s ideas on how best to commemorate the late Mayor Marion S. Barry.

D.C. mayor forced to retreat from stage as activists decry plans for police crackdown in hard-hit neighborhoods.

Responding to criticism, Chief Cathy Lanier provides the most detailed information to date on D.C. killings.

Report of smoke at Wilson Building causes brief evacuation downtown.

Violent crime is poised to dominate the council agenda when lawmakers return next month.

America’s first attempt to regulate them is expected to ripple across the entire industry.

With 101 homicides this year, the District is on pace for its deadliest year since 2008, putting pressure on Muriel Bowser.

According to the CFO, D.C.’s private sector growth is down, but unemployment continues to decrease and tax collection is strong

Mayor Bowser’s initiative expands students’ free access to Metro bus to include Metro rail as well.

Rear Adm. Christopher Weaver comes after recent allegations of poor accountability in the department.

She fought hard to expand the program, which culminated with an event for young job seekers Friday.

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