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Gray and Obama discuss voting rights, education

D.C. Mayor-elect Vincent Gray discussed bringing jobs to the District and the city's quest for congressional voting rights during a lunchtime meeting with President Obama Wednesday at the White House.

Tags: Vincent Gray , Barack Obama , White House , D.C. voting rights , St. Elizabeths Hospital , Department of Homeland Security , Adrian Fenty , Gary Emerling

Wednesday - 12/01/2010, 06:04pm EST

Southeast house fire claims second life

A woman has died, and another is in serious condition after a townhouse fire in Southeast D.C.

Tags: house fire , D.C. Fire and EMS , Pete Piringer , smoke detectors

Sunday - 07/11/2010, 01:21pm EDT

Streetcars could be free in parts of D.C.

"The point of this is to stimulate growth and move people between neighborhoods," D.C. Department of Transportation Director Gabe Klein tells WTOP.

Tags: streetcar , street car , Gabe Klein , Adam Tuss , Colleen Kelleher , H Street , Transportation

Thursday - 05/06/2010, 07:37am EDT

D.C.'s first new streetcar rolls into town

You hate getting stuck in traffic and Metro is too crowded. Would you consider hopping on a streetcar?

Tags: DDOT , streetcars , Adrian Fenty , Bolling Air Force Base , H Street , Benning Road , Northeast D.C. , Georgetown , O Street , P Street , Gabe Klein , Jack Evans , National Capital Planning Commission , Adam Tuss

Wednesday - 05/05/2010, 04:47pm EDT

D.C. Police searching for missing teen

Darrell Cousar was last seen on Thursday, March 18 in the Anacostia area of D.C.

Tags: missing person , Darrell Cousar

Thursday - 04/08/2010, 10:22pm EDT

Students, officials praise progress at 'New Ballou'

Test scores and graduation rates are on the rise at the Anacostia high school once called one of the worst high schools in America.

Tags: Ballou Senior High School , Marion Barry , Ward 8 , Graduation Rates , Royale Jones , Southeast , James Richardson

Thursday - 03/25/2010, 11:44am EDT

Barry apologizes, but says he didn't break law

D.C. Councilmember Marion Barry is apologizing to the D.C. Council, a week after an independent investigation found he gave his then-girlfriend government contracts and took cash kickbacks.

Tags: D.C. , Southeast , Marion Barry , Union Temple Baptist Church , Fred Cooke , Natalie Williams , Rev. Willie Wilson , D.C. Council , Jack Evans , Robert Bennett , United States Attorney's Office , D.C. Office of Campaign Finance

Tuesday - 02/23/2010, 05:43pm EST