Street Smart Campaign

The end of daylight saving time brings darker days and more dangerous conditions for pedestrians using city streets. Government and law enforcement officials all across the DMV are teaming together through the Street Smart campaign to keep people safe.

Obama’s Goal to End Veteran Homelessness by Year’s End Likely to Come Up Short

Homeless veterans would continue to be left in the lurch at the end of the year.

Nationals Youth Baseball Academy

The Washington Nationals Youth Baseball Academy in Southeast Washington D.C. gives 3rd to 8th graders a place to go after school where they learn much more than baseball.

Local Starbucks Stores Push for Alcohol Sales in New Program

WASHINGTON — Five Starbucks stores in the District of Columbia have requested licenses to serve alcohol in an effort to bring more nighttime business. This news comes after Starbucks announced a new menu lineup late last year called “Starbucks Evenings.”…

House Democrats Demand Documents From Planned Parenthood Video Producers

Democratic members of a House oversight panel sent a letter Tuesday to Chairman Jason Chaffetz, R-Utah, requesting him to direct the anti-abortion activist who secretly recorded Planned Parenthood to turn over documents related to his videos.

Pope Visits Local Church As He Wraps Up His Visit to Washington

Final stop for Pope Francis on the Washington leg of his U.S. visit was St. Patrick’s Church and the Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of Washington where a few lucky members of the church got the chance to be in the same room with the visiting Pope.

Pope Protest: 17-Year Fight Against Child Sex Abuse

A man has spent 17 years outside the Vatican’s U.S. embassy protesting the sexual abuse of children by Catholic priests.

Trekking Through the District: Popular Transportation Apps

The District is full of people who are constantly on the move. With no shortage of transportation options and 64 percent of residents who are plugged into their smartphones, your mobile device can make getting around more convenient.

Amid Controversy, D.C. Marijuana Law Goes Into Effect

Initiative 71 makes it legal for anyone over 21 in Washington, D.C. to possess up to two ounces of marijuana and to grow up to six marijuana plants in their homes. The marijuana must be consumed on private property and cannot be sold, but rather must be traded or shared.

Marion Barry St.: Locals Petition to Rename H Street, Benning Road

He was known as Washington, D.C.’s “mayor for life,” but he was no stranger to controversy. Even as three days of memorial observances get underway, two brothers are working to honor the late Marion Barry with the renaming of a local street in his honor.