Washington D.C.

Washington D.C.– The Times reports that it is the second straight year that homicides have declined in the city and the seventh time in 10 years that the nation’s capital has recorded fewer than 200 homicides.

WASHINGTON D.C.-Washington Post Gilbert Arenas pregnant girlfriend, Laura Govan, with whom he has three children with, has claimed he has abandoned her and her three children, both financially and emotionally. The Washington Post reports: Govan, who is four months pregnant with their fourth child, “has not heard from Arenas the whole month of December,” said […]

Metro plans to begin random searches of its riders’ bags in the coming days, the transit agency said Thursday, revisiting a plan first announced two years ago. Some riders are saying they won’t be comfortable with the random searches.

New York — Fresh from our “What were you thinking?” file, a thief who broke into a home and stole many items, including a winter coat, laptop, iPod and money, posted a picture of himself wearing said coat and holding said money on the teen’s Facebook account. How did he get access? From the victim’s […]

WASHINGTON D.C. — Police identified a body found Monday afternoon in a trash bin as that of 17-year-old Ebony Franklin of Capitol Heights, Maryland.

The U.S. Census Bureau reported recently that Georgia has the second-highest percentage of black-owned businesses in the nation at 20.4 percent. Only the District of Columbia, at 28.2 percent of the city’s businesses, has a larger percentage of African-American ownership.

From the Washington Post: President Obama will worship with a District congregation this Easter Sunday, a visit that comes at a time when president has been quietly working to improve his ties with faith leaders, particularly those in the African American community.