As the D.C. region continues to expand by leaps and bounds, urban planners are pushing for a focus on areas that mix transportation with living spaces, office buildings and retail.
The District suspended its breathalyzer program two years ago after finding some machines were improperly calibrated, but Mayor Gray just signed two laws aimed at cracking down on drunk driving.
The contentious issues are numerous as Virginia's General Assembly starts its 2013 session on Wednesday, with abortion activists stealing the show on Wednesday.
The nation's high court ruled against D.C. defendant Calvin Smith, who tried to argue that he shouldn't have been convicted for being part of a drug organization necause he was in prison for another crime.
As a pretrial hearing for Army Pfc. Bradley Manning continues, attorneys debate the accused's alleged motive for leaking the documents.
Tom Shoop, editor-in-chief of Government Executive, discusses the ongoing uncertainty caused by budget negotiations and why federal employees are starting to view the threat of a shutdown as the status quo.
Virginia's gubernatorial race is a dead heat, even factoring in a potential independent run by Lt. Gov. Bill Bolling, according to the latest poll by Quinnipiac University.
Biologists have found invasive zebra mussels in the Susquehanna River and are now urging boaters to take precautions against bringing the species into new, untainted waterways.
A Virginia-based defense contractor has paid more than $5 million to 71 Iraqis who were held at Abu Ghraib and other U.S.-run prisons in Iraq.
A man who served 12 years in prison before his murder conviction was overturned is suing the Culpeper sheriff, a former prosecutor and several other officers.
Montgomery County will close part of Rock Creek Park next month so hunters can cull the deer population in the area.
Montgomery County school officials voted unanimously last night to increase security measures at the county's elementary schools; now it's up to the County Council to approve the $364,000 needed to finance the improvements.
An amendment that would give the District of Columbia full control over its own municipal budget will be placed on the ballot for voters in April, the D.C. board of Elections ruled Tuesday.
The Washington National Cathedral will become one of the first Episcopal congregations to perform same-sex marriages, according to cathedral officials.
For a little less than $10 each, two tourists paid for a ride down a Russian mountain in an inflatable ball. It went off course, into a ravine and ended up on a frozen lake. One of the men died after his neck was broken. The inventors of the sport want safety rules to be enforced.