District aims to boost infrastructure jobs with training academy

The District of Columbia and local utility companies aim to eliminate a shortage of qualified and trained professionals in the city’s infrastructure industry with a new training academy.

Marylanders and local politicians react to the Las Vegas shooting on social media

COLLEGE PARK, Maryland — A deadly mass shooting at a country music concert in Las Vegas on Sunday night claimed the lives of 59 people and left hundreds more injured. VIDEO: #LVMPD Asst. Sheriff Todd Fasulo provides a wrap-up on…

Washington’s Mayor Sets Plan to Close Troubled Shelter, Disperse Services

Mayor Muriel Bowser announced Tuesday a plan to close the problematic D.C. General Family Shelter by 2018 by moving existing residents to smaller shelters with more services all over the city.

African American Museum Kicks Off Countdown to 2016 Grand Opening

To kick off the year-long countdown to its grand opening, the museum hosted a three-night event last month to celebrate the anniversaries of three major milestones in African American history.

Metro Roundup: Single-Tracking Delays, the Purple Line and Possible Tax Increases

Good Friday turned into a very bad Friday for Metro.

Metro Roundup: Death, Rifts and Money Problems

WASHINGTON–Metro’s week was anything but good. The transit agency faced a tough few days, during which it suspended its search for a new leader, asked its board for permission to obtain a big loan and saw a police-involved fatality.