As other cities saw a decline in previously surging murders, the nation’s capital experienced a 36 percent increase in the rate of homicides in 2018.
Washington, D.C., will begin enforcing its ban on plastic straws on Jan. 1, which would penalize churches for offering free coffee if it comes with a stirrer.
A debate over whether Washington, D.C., restaurant workers should trade their tips for $15 an hour went off the rails after a labor activist race baited a black bartender who opposed the minimum wage hike.
D.C. City Councilman Trayon White Sr. (D.) donated to an event in Chicago where National of Islam leader Louis Farrakhan again denounced Jews.
A Washington, D.C. City Council member, who last month espoused a conspiracy theory about Jews controlling the weather, visited the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum this week but left early.
Washington, D.C. Council member Trayon White Sr. (D.) was condemned in the past week after he claimed Jews were responsible for “climate manipulation” in the nation’s capital, and a newly uncovered video shows the councilman has made similar anti-Semitic claims in the past.
A member of the Washington, D.C. City Council blamed a Friday snow fall in the nation’s capital on Jews, claiming they control the weather.
Former Washington, D.C. mayor and city council member Marion Barry will have a statue erected in his memory on Pennsylvania Avenue.
The Metropolitan Police Department said on Friday it would not allow any exemptions to enforcement of the city’s ban on AR-15s despite gun control activists’ plan to bring the firearms into the city and destroy them as a part of the March for Our Lives.
The city of Washington, D.C., formally requested on Thursday that the United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit review its July decision declaring its gun-carry law unconstitutional.