D.C. leaders hear from public over proposal to decriminalize sex work

The legislation would make the District the first city in the nation to take such action.

Former Md. lawmaker Tawanna Gaines pleads guilty to federal wire fraud

Gaines, a Democrat, admitted to using $22,000 in campaign funds for personal expenses. She was an 18-year member of the House of Delegates before resigning two weeks ago.

Virginia Democratic congresswomen each raise more than $1 million going into 2020

Republicans are already lining up to compete for the nomination to challenge Reps. Elaine Luria, Abigail Spanberger and Jennifer Wexton.

D.C. firefighter convicted of armed robbery during sneaker purchase

The firefighter, who has been on unpaid leave, will likely be fired, a department spokesman said.

HOUSE OF THE WEEK | This circa 1840 mansion has been home to a number of prominent D.C. residents.

Longtime congressman who died Thursday was a powerful presence in Washington and on his city’s streets.

One man was pronounced dead at the scene and a second victim was hospitalized

Hundreds of Trump supporters gathered on the west lawn of the Capitol to denounce the Democrat-led impeachment inquiry. Many characterized the fast-paced inquiry -- into whether President Trump abused his office by pressuring Ukraine to investigate former vice president Joe Biden (D), a possible rival in next year's presidential election -- as a "coup."

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The longtime lawmaker’s seat will be filled through a special election in early 2020.

Winds are diminished from their peak, but they'll stay feisty into tomorrow.

Jesse Bjerke, a nurse, was identified through a public DNA database.

A suspect was later found dead in Maryland with an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound, authorities say.

Traffic had been rerouted away from the 2100 to the 2400 blocks of L Street.

Gov. Larry Hogan (R) is battling Democratic legislative leaders over a costly education overhaul.

WHERE WE LIVE | The historic downtown abounds with restaurants, bars, music and a vibrant urban park.

Today is the coolest day of fall so far, but milder temperatures arrive Friday into the weekend.

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Edmond, appearing in the District for the first time in 17 years, is seeking a reduction in his life sentence.

There is growing research on the value of recreation in childhood.

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Police are searching for a silver Chevy Traverse.

The purchase of a property in suburban Maryland comes amid a growing regional focus on affordable housing.

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Elsie Cruey moved into a Fairfax apartment complex for people age 62 and older last year. She has been told she must vacate by Thursday.

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