Cops Seek Eight-Year-Old Girl Missing From a D.C. Homeless Shelter

Police in Washington, D.C. are currently searching for an eight-year-old girl who went missing earlier this month from a local homeless shelter, formerly D.C. General Hospital. Authorities believe she might be with a janitor from the homeless shelter, who's also the prime suspect in his wife's recent death. » 3/27/14 4:50pm 3/27/14 4:50pm

Most Annoying Anti-Abortion Protestor Ever Is Banned From D.C.

Rives Miller Grogan is an adult man who likes to clamber for attention by clutching dolls while screaming at groups of people and climbing trees to avoid confrontation. Surprise: he's an anti-abortion activist! Now, he's officially banned from the District of Columbia after scurrying up a 40-foot tree on Inauguration… » 1/24/13 12:10pm 1/24/13 12:10pm

We Should Probably Stop Blaming the Crime Rate on Single Mothers

During the second Presidential debate last month, Mitt Romney suggested that one way to reduce Aurora, Colorado-style mass assault weapon shootings would be to encourage everyone to just get married before they have babies. Blaming single parents for violence has long been a dog whistle talking point of the family… » 11/27/12 1:10pm 11/27/12 1:10pm

Adorable Cheetah Cubs Get Named After America's Fastest Olympians

The pair of three-month-old cheetah cubs that — in all of their fuzzy, squeeful glory — have recently made their public debut at the National Zoo in Washington, D.C. have finally been given names thanks to the fastest American sprinters at the 2012 Summer Olympics. The spotted duo will henceforth be known as Carmelita… » 8/07/12 10:00am 8/07/12 10:00am

Republican Dudes Won't Let DC's Female Delegate Speak Against Abortion…

Republicans in Congress are currently considering enacting a law that would ban abortions after 20 weeks in the District of Columbia with no exceptions for rape, incest, or fetal abnormality, under the scientifically non-facty assumption that at that point in gestation, fetuses can feel pain. To add insult to injury,… » 5/17/12 5:10pm 5/17/12 5:10pm

D.C. Cab Commissioner Says Cabbies Have Been ‘Manhandling’ Passengers

New York isn't the only East Coast metropolis that's seen violent encounters in its cabs recently — Washington D.C., the American frontier of traffic patterns, has been the capital of taxi assaults, as seven D.C. cab passengers have been attacked by their cab drivers in recent weeks. » 3/31/12 5:25pm 3/31/12 5:25pm

Lady Football Coach Brings All-Boys Team To City Championship

Natalie Randolph took over the head football coach position at Washington, DC's Coolidge High two years ago, and proceeded to lose the first five games of her first season. But now, she's found her stride and her all-boys team is poised to play in the city championship tomorrow. Quick, someone turn this into a… » 11/24/11 5:00pm 11/24/11 5:00pm