Latest from Shira Stein

With ‘Moscow Muellers’ and other promos, D.C. businesses bank on Trump themes

Some restaurant owners say they are motivated by activism, while others are just engaged in “crafty marketing.”
  • Jun 24, 2018

D.C. college students seek a voice in communities beyond campus

The phenomenon of young people running for office may be ramping up nationwide, but college students on D.C.’s Advisory Neighborhood Commissions have a long tradition of taking on official roles.
  • May 23, 2018

‘He had a uniform but he had a heart, too’: Colleagues, friends remember officer who died in crash

D.C. police officer Jamal P. Shaw is recalled for his smile, work ethic.
  • Apr 10, 2018

Montgomery County Parks joins proposed class-action lawsuit over artificial turf fields

The need to replace Montgomery Blair High School’s field prompted the move, parks officials said.
  • Apr 7, 2018

‘More hope now than in a long time’: The stories from March for Our Lives

Hundreds of thousands of demonstrators gathered in the nation’s capital and cities across the country. Here are some of their stories.
  • Mar 24, 2018

Woman fatally shot in SE Washington

Police said they stopped a suspect and recovered a weapon.
  • Mar 23, 2018

Md. man indicted on a charge of distribution of heroin that led to a person’s death

Coron Demon Johnson faces 20 years to life in prison, if found guilty.
  • Mar 20, 2018

Alexandria sues pharmaceutical companies over opioid crisis

Rural Dickenson County also filed suit Wednesday; overdose deaths are on the rise in Virginia.
  • Mar 15, 2018

Hagerstown man charged with hate-biased incident in telephone calls

Man called Montgomery County Housing Opportunities Commission and used racial epithets
  • Feb 6, 2018

Christmas toys stolen from a Salvation Army warehouse in Baltimore

Burglars made off with about 200 toys and 15 bikes in the third burglary in two weeks, Salvation Army officials said
  • Dec 2, 2017