D.C. Council pushes health officials on timing of covid case data

Tensions have risen between the city council and health department since early May, when the department stopped reporting cases to the CDC for nearly two weeks.

By Julie Zauzmer WeilMay 20, 2022

D.C. at-large council candidates jockey over housing and crime in debate

Candidates laid out proposals to address public safety and the affordable housing supply.

By Michael Brice-SaddlerMay 19, 2022

D.C. police arrest two men in separate fatal shootings

Jordan Jones, 21, and Raheem Gafari, 31, are both charged with first-degree murder while armed

By Emily Davies and Peter HermannMay 18, 2022

Kenyan McDuffie endorses Faith Gibson Hubbard in Ward 5 Council race

McDuffie is the third sitting council member to make an endorsement in the crowded Ward 5 race.

By Michael Brice-SaddlerMay 18, 2022

D.C. mayoral candidates spar on crime, education at debate

The candidates addressed issues including education inequity, the lack of affordable housing, surging crime and violence, and the city’s pandemic recovery.

By Joe HeimMay 17, 2022

A guide to the 2022 D.C. Democratic primaries

Here's who is on the ballot ahead of the June 21 primary.

By Michael Brice-Saddler and Julie Zauzmer WeilMay 16, 2022

This ‘non-establishment’ Democrat wants to be D.C.’s next mayor

Butler, a disbarred lawyer running a tough-on-crime campaign, is the only Democratic candidate for mayor who does not hold office.

By Michael Brice-SaddlerMay 15, 2022

Gun violence reduction plan recommends strategies to make D.C. safer

The Criminal Justice Coordinating Council published the plan as the city struggles to address a surge in violent crime.

By Emily DaviesMay 14, 2022

Renovated Georgetown house on the market for $12 million

HOUSE OF THE WEEK | The red brick Federal-style house, which was built between 1820 and 1821, underwent a four-year whole house renovation, headed up by architect David Jones and Zantzinger Builders.

By Kathy OrtonMay 13, 2022

Janeese Lewis George endorses Zachary Parker for Ward 5 council seat

Seven candidates are vying to fill the seat that will be vacated by Kenyan R. McDuffie.

By Julie Zauzmer WeilMay 12, 2022

D.C. campaign spending ramps up as Election Day nears

The records offer a last look at the financial positions of some of the candidates for mayor, attorney general and city council before primary election ballots go out to voters.

By Julie Zauzmer WeilMay 11, 2022

D.C. Council to pull more police from schools, give tax credit to immigrants

The council rejected Mayor Muriel E. Bowser’s request for millions of dollars in perks for police officers, while it also approved large allotments directly to some of the city’s most troubled public schools and permanent housing vouchers for low-income families.

By Julie Zauzmer WeilMay 10, 2022

22-year-old man killed Sunday night in Southeast Washington

Antonio Jones, of no fixed address, died of puncture and laceration wounds, D.C. police said.

By Emily Davies and Peter HermannMay 10, 2022

D.C. attorney general sues vacant-property owner, alleging tax evasion

The lawsuit centers on a red-brick property at 1000 C Street NE that has long been a source of frustration for neighbors.

By Michael Brice-SaddlerMay 10, 2022

D.C. hasn’t reported daily covid case counts to the CDC since April 27

On Monday, a spokeswoman for D.C. Mayor Muriel E. Bowser (D) said the city health department is looking into why its normal practice of reporting numbers to the CDC — which the CDC then reports publicly — has stopped.

By Julie Zauzmer WeilMay 9, 2022

Battling yard signs on a quiet corner in Alexandria

Battling yard signs on a quiet corner of Alexandria. A community in Northern Virginia that has often stayed above the culture wars question if a dueling war of words expose division

By Emily DaviesMay 7, 2022

Bill would make District ‘sanctuary’ city for those seeking abortion

The bill would extend protections to people seeking contraception among other issues.

By Meagan FlynnMay 6, 2022

Man killed in Southeast in second homicide on same block in 24 hours

Treyvon Green, a 33-year-old from Southeast, D.C., died at the scene.

By Emily DaviesMay 6, 2022

Vernon and Ann Jordan’s house for sale for $5.9 million

HOUSE OF THE WEEK | The six-bedroom, eight-bathroom, 8,417-square foot house, which was built in 1995, is in the Woodland Normanstone neighborhood of Northwest Washington.

By Kathy OrtonMay 6, 2022

Muriel Bowser takes on her challengers in latest D.C. mayoral debate

The debate, hosted by WAMU, had at times sharp exchanges between the mayor and her two challengers, D.C. council members Robert C. White Jr. and Trayon White Sr.

By Julie Zauzmer WeilMay 4, 2022