In the wake of the U.S. Capitol riot, officials are considering dramatically tightened security measures for President-elect Joe Biden’s inauguration, including closing the National Mall to the public.
“Clearly we are in uncharted waters,” D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser said after the “violent insurrection” at the Capitol.
Officials are rolling out a slew of security measures for the U.S. Capitol area in preparation for the Jan. 20 event.
The move indicates a lack of confidence in the White House medical team's own contact tracing efforts regarding an ongoing virus outbreak.
D.C.'s top prosecutor told Muriel Bowser that police didn't have probable cause for mass arrests, and that "guilt by association" doesn't warrant felony charges.
A 17-year-old boy is dead and an off-duty police officer is fighting for her life at a hospital after multiple shooters opened fire, authorities said.
House Democrats and Washington Mayor Muriel Bowser announced a June 26 vote on whether to officially name D.C. the 51st state.
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The deployment of unwanted federal forces in the District of Columbia is only possible because it is not a state.
The local chapter of Black Lives Matter dismissed the mural as a “performative distraction from real policy changes” designed to “appease white liberals."
The president's tweet about White House protesters evoked images of segregationist violence, Mayor Muriel Bowser said.
Mayor Muriel Bowser said Trump's "Salute to America" expenses will further deplete a fund that was never repaid for costs of the president's inauguration.
Parents are finding access to affordable, quality childcare nearly impossible. Washington, D.C., wants to be the model of how to fix that.
The White House budget director hinted that Trump's rocky relationship with Washington city officials played a role.
Previous shutdowns hampered city services, and local leaders have decided that's pretty stupid.
“We know that when victims and survivors feel supported they are more likely to engage with the criminal justice system."
The city's announcement comes amid nationwide demands for authorities to find the missing black and Latinx teens.