Students from Benjamin Banneker High School in NW D.C. offer their reactions to President Obama's "Back to School" speech delivered there Wednesday.
The historic Lincoln Theatre on U Street may have to shutter its doors as soon as next week due to a lack of operational funding.
Authorities have arrested a 26-year-old Mass. man who is suspected of a plot to attack the Pentagon and U.S. Capitol with explosive-laden remote-controlled planes.
A 74-year-old man from Sullivan Cove, Maryland has become the first person to be charged for violating the Critical Area Act, which protects the critical Chesapeake watershed.
D.C. EMS held practice disaster drills in the parking lot of RFK Wednesday, honing the skills they used during the earthquake and hurricane in August.
A former D.C. tax employee is being charged with pilfering more than $400,000 by offering illegitimate refunds, and pocketing the credits.
Virginia gets $44 million from the federal government to help implement high-speed rail between Washington and Raleigh.
The principal that suspended a student for running across the football field wearing a banana costume in Fairfax County has resigned.
D.C. Public Schools Chancellor Kaya Henderson presented the D.C. Council with some startling statistics about the city's middle school population Sept. 27.
Structural engineers are trying again today to rappel down the Washington Monument to look for structural damage after the investigation was suspended yesterday due to bad weather.
The grandmother of a 10-year-old girl who was sexually assaulted in her bedroom in Oxon Hill, Md. says their landlord was negligent in not fixing the apartment's window locks.
Governor Martin O'Malley (D) plans to reintroduce wind power incentives this year, and Maryland lawmakers are working to be fully educated about the propoasl before it comes to them for a vote.
Maryland's statewide broadband network has officially gone live in rural Charles County, and Senator Barbara Mikulski believes it could be a model for the nation.
Presidential pieces, Witness for the Prosecution and The Black Power Mixtape.
MetroAccess, which provides paratransit services for those with disabilities, struggles with services and an ever-tighter budget.
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