Latest from Justin Wm. Moyer
  • Local

T-shirt asking ‘What’s more punk than the public library?’ raises $100K for D.C. branch

A viral campaign is redefining a community resource typically associated with shushing.
  • Sep 4, 2021
  • Local

After Annapolis tornado spawned by remnants of Hurricane Ida, recovery efforts begin

The District and surrounding areas were pounded with thunderstorms that began early Wednesday and struck intermittently for more than 12 hours.
  • Sep 2, 2021

Teen dies trying to save mother from flood; tornado reported as Ida remnants arrive in D.C. region

Floodwaters rushed into the apartment complex shortly before 4 a.m., officials said. A second person from the complex was missing.
  • Sep 1, 2021

Transgender inmate sues Va. prison for chest surgery to treat gender dysphoria

In the lawsuit, Jason Yoakam alleges cruel and unusual punishment.
  • Aug 26, 2021

Loaded gun seized at Dulles International Airport, officials say

It was the 10th handgun seized by officials at the airport this year. Nineteen were seized in 2019.
  • Aug 23, 2021

A Black-owned casino bets on a Black neighborhood in the former capital of the Confederacy

Alfred C. Liggins III, CEO of Urban One, is a referendum away from bringing gaming to Richmond.
  • Aug 20, 2021

D.C.’s ‘Skid Row-type thing’: Homeless encampments grow amid pandemic

City is divided on what to do about the increasing number of chronically homeless people living in tents.
  • Aug 16, 2021

Trump lifted a ban on weapons sales to Nigeria. Now separatists are suing to stop them.

The group has accused the Nigerian military of attacking civilians in the nation's southeast.
  • Aug 6, 2021

Northwest D.C. ‘NIMBYs’ fight proposal over new schools

A spate of proposed construction brings “not-in-my-backyard” fears about city planning and the loss of space in a beloved park.
  • Aug 5, 2021

Hundreds of mentally ill D.C. children ‘needlessly institutionalized,’ lawsuit says

‘Children can live in their homes and communities, the most integrated setting appropriate for them,’ the suit said.
  • Jul 27, 2021