A Virginia developer who renovated and resold homes in revitalizing D.C. neighborhoods has agreed to pay a $301,500 fine for hundreds of construction violations on close to two-dozen properties she worked on.
It was 5 years ago this month that Michelle Rhee stepped down as chancellor of D.C. public schools after a tempestuous three-year tenure. Her deputy, Kaya Henderson, took over as chancellor and continued many of her reforms. We explore how well schools are doing now.
At the height of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, Walter Reed's neglected Building 18 became a brick-and-mortar symbol of the troubles wounded soldiers encountered. With the building slated for demolition this month, we explore the history contained within its walls.
Is it ethical for a wealthy Quaker institution to purchase a senior citizens home and displace the home's low-income residents? Some alumni of the elite Sidwell Friends School are questioning whether the school is living up to its Quaker values.
Paul Wiedefeld, Metro's new general manager, takes over an agency with urgent problems. But there's also a longer-term, $6 billion question looming, and the answer will require cooperation from multiple players.
Information shared by federal, state and local authorities points to an upswing in activity by the MS-13 gang, says John McCarthy, the Maryland state's attorney for Montgomery County. A murder there in early November might be related to two others.
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