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Family Follows Tree from Oregon to Washington

Following the Dec. 6 lighting ceremony, the Capitol Christmas Tree, an 80-foot-tall, 8,300-pound noble fir, will be lit from dusk until 11 p.m. nightly during the holiday season.

Mayor Names Indianapolis Schools Head D.C. Chancellor 

Lewis D. Ferebee has been serving as Indianapolis superintendent since September of 2013. Following confirmation by the District Council, he is expected to begin work as DCPS chancellor on Jan. 31.

J.Paul’s to Close by Year-End

The classic saloon, which opened in 1982, was the flagship of restaurateur Paul Cohn, who launched other eateries in the 1980s.

2 Local ANC Incumbents Lose; Bowser, Council Incumbents Win

In the only contested races in the Georgetown-Burleith-Hillandale Advisory Neighborhood Commission, Kishan Putta defeated Ed Solomon and Gwendolyn Lohse defeated Jim Wilcox.

Ginkgo Tree Brouhaha in Town

The decision to cut down two female gingko trees on the 2700 block of Olive Street in Georgetown ignited an email conversation around town and the city.

Ruby Slippers Going Back on View (photos)

The pair owned by the Smithsonian National Museum of American History, worn by actress Judy Garland in "The Wizard of Oz," were donated to the museum anonymously in 1979.

Law Enforcement Museum Opens Its Doors (photos)

The 57,000-square-foot, $103-million structure is located at 444 E St. NW in the downtown Judiciary Square neighborhood, mostly underground.

Woman Shot in Georgetown

The victim was seated in the front passenger seat when struck by two bullets. The driver of the car drove it to 20th and L Streets NW, where an MPD officer was flagged down and assisted in medical treatment.

G.U. Professor on Leave After Hateful Tweet

In a tweet during the Brett Kavanaugh hearings, C. Christine Fair, an associate professor at Georgetown University's School of Foreign Service, celebrated the imaginary deaths of Republican senators.

Initiative 77 Pros, Cons Face D.C. Council

Today is the day! Monday, Sept 17, the proponents and opponents of Initiative #77 — the so-called Fair Wage Act — face off in...