Federal agents have joined local investigators working to determine the cause of a fatal weekend apartment building fire in Brightwood, according to news reports. WTOP reported Monday that federal officials from the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives are...
Sibley Memorial Hospital’s Emergency Department has won the 2017 Lantern Award from the Emergency Nurses Association, according to a news release from the hospital. The association says that its award underscores an emergency department’s commitment to quality, safety, presence of...
More than 30,000 people in the District have been trained in hands-only CPR through the city’s Hands on Hearts program, according to a release. The city launched the program, which provides the training free of charge, in October 2015 with...
Last month’s D.C. home sales increased 31.9 percent compared to October 2016, and the median sale price of $550,000 was an October record, according to a report by the Greater Capital Area Association of Realtors. Amid the high pricing and...
A petition to re-open the Glover Park Whole Foods has received more than 1,000 signatures. The 2323 Wisconsin Ave. NW store has been closed since March 2017 after a D.C. Department of Health inspection found evidence of a persistent...
Escalators at the 13th Street NW entrance to the U Street Metrorail station closed Monday to accommodate a six-month replacement project. The Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority is working to replace more than 130 of its 618 Metro station escalators...
As part of the ongoing reconstruction of Beach Drive NW, work is expected to start in early June on the stretch between Porter Road and Piney Branch Parkway, according to the latest updates from the National Park Service. Two-way traffic...
A double shooting on the Georgetown waterfront left one man dead and another seriously injured early Saturday morning, according to the Metropolitan Police Department. Police responded to the reported shooting at 2:51 a.m. July 8 in the 3500 block of...
Officials broke ground this month at Coolidge High School, which is being renovated to modernize the campus and add a middle school to the site, according to a release. The facility at 6315 15th St. NW in Takoma will...
Off-peak lane closures are coming to the intersection of Tilden Street, Park Road and Beach Drive NW on Monday, when the National Park Service plans to begin four to six weeks of underground construction. The project will involve installing new...

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