Violent crime in DC continues to impact youth
The horrific shooting of an innocent 10-year-old and the shock of a student being targeted on school grounds happened during a busy week surrounding public safety in the District.
Mayor Bowser proposes 'Safer, Stronger DC' bill to enhance public safety
Mayor Bowser proposed a slew of legislative changes Monday in an effort to close the “gaps" in the system to better address D.C. crime.
DC's spray parks to open early this summer
Some of D.C.'s spray parks will open early on May 15 as temperatures start to rise.
Mayor Bowser, City Council leaders battle over Downtown D.C.'s Future
Mayor Bowser called out D.C. Councilmember Charles Allen for taking-up a measure that would pull funding from the “K Street Transitway" project to pay for free bus fares.
DC mayor, police reveal summer crime strategy
D.C. leaders gathered Thursday to announce the city’s summer crime initiative and make a few remarks on the police chief, who recently announced he is retiring in June. However, the news conference turned a bit chaotic.
Contee: Serving as DC's police chief has been "my highest honor"
A day after announcing his upcoming departure from the D.C. Police Department, Chief Robert Contee addressed the media Thursday. Contee, who has led the force for almost two years, will step aside in June to become the assistant director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation.
DC mayor, police chief to testify before House committee on crime increase
D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser is set to testify on Capitol Hill next month about the rise in crime in the city.
DC mayor's racial equity plan violates Constitution, lawyer warns
Washington, D.C. may soon find itself as a defendant in a courtroom if it pushes ahead with a racial equity plan that, critics argue, is unconstitutional.
Open Streets DC returns to 12 St NE, Georgia Ave
Mayor Muriel Bowser announced Friday the dates of upcoming Open Streets events for 2023.
DC Deputy Mayor John Falcicchio leaves Bowser Administration
D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser announced a cabinet shake-up on Friday, revealing that Deputy Mayor and Chief of Staff John Falcicchio has left her administration.
Bowser leads neighborhood safety walk in Petworth after library stabbing
D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser held her second neighborhood safety walk of the week Wednesday, this time in the Ward 4 neighborhood of Petworth.
DC's Youth Rehabilitation Services director asked to resign
D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser confirmed Monday, another city director is out.
House votes to repeal update to DC's criminal code
The House of Representatives voted Thursday to repeal the update to D.C.’s controversial criminal code.
Metro announces partnership with DC police to enhance safety
D.C. police and Metro Transit Police want to make riding public transportation safer.
DC Mayor announces new OUC director
D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser announced Friday that Heather McGaffin is her new nominee to lead the Office of Unified Communications.
Bowser on Biden's handling of border crisis: 'Everybody has to work harder'
Bowser and other American mayors were to meet behind closed doors Wednesday to discuss the surge of migrants into their cities as states and local municipalities have been bussing asylum seekers from overwhelmed border communities.
DC government employee shot and killed 13-year-old Karon Blake, says DC Mayor
D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser confirmed Wednesday that the man who shot and killed 13-year-old Karon Blake early Saturday morning is a D.C. government employee.
Mayor Bowser vetoes controversial new criminal code
Mayor Muriel Bowser has vetoed a massive overhaul of the District's criminal code, according to a letter sent to the D.C. Council on Wednesday.
Keeping DC safe among Mayor Bowser’s top priorities as she begins 3rd term
Keeping the residents of the nation's capital safe is among D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser's top priorities as she begins her third term in office.
Bowser says she will veto new criminal code
Mayor Muriel Bowser says she will veto the new D.C. Criminal Code.