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.
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.
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
Bill would make District ‘sanctuary’ city for those seeking abortion
The bill would extend protections to people seeking contraception among other issues.
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.
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.
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.