(WASHINGTON) -- Democratic lawmakers took to the Senate floor Tuesday to argue in favor of statehood days after nearly 40 legal scholars sent a letter to congressional leadership outlining the constitutionality of the District of Columbia becoming the 51st state. Sen. Tom Carper, D-Del., who... Read More.
The CW released a video trailer of new and returning shows for their 2021-2022 fall season, including a first-look at Ava DuVernay's new superhero DC drama Naomi. The comic book series is being kept under wraps until 2022, with Queen Sugar's Amanda Marsalis as director and co-executive producer. According to the series description, Naomi stars Kaci Walfall as a... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- Personal information belonging to officers of the U.S. capital's primary law enforcement agency has been leaked on the dark web by a Russian-speaking ransomware gang, according to a source briefed on the investigation. The source told ABC News late Tuesday that the Metropolitan... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- A police officer has been fired and three others could face charges and termination after they were allegedly caught on body-camera footage drag racing and crashing two squad cars on a narrow residential street in Washington, D.C., according to officials. Acting Washington, D.C.... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- The U.S. capital's primary law enforcement agency has reported "unauthorized access" on its computer network. "We are aware of unauthorized access on our server," the Metropolitan Police Department of the District of Columbia said in a statement to ABC News on Monday. "While... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- A bill for D.C. statehood passed the House on a vote of 216-208 and heads to the Senate, where it has 45 co-sponsors but an uphill battle for passage. This is the second time the bill has passed -- the first time was... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- An Army investigation into why low-flying D.C. National Guard helicopters hovered above Black Lives Matter protesters last June determined that while the use of the helicopters was "reasonable," there were performance shortcomings that day. Those performance issues have resulted in disciplinary actions against... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- A Pennsylvania man charged with assaulting officers at the U.S. Capitol during the Jan. 6 insurrection says he was brutally beaten by two guards at the D.C. Correctional Treatment Facility late last month, according to his lawyer. Ryan Samsel, who was arrested in... Read More.
Bridgerton heartthrob Regé-Jean Page has broken his silence in regards to a bombshell report claiming he was rejected from a potential DC television role because of his race. According to The Hollywood Reporter, the British-Zimbabwean actor had auditioned for the role of Superman's grandfather for... Read More.
By BEATRICE PETERSON and BENJAMIN SIEGEL, ABC News(WASHINGTON) -- From the White House to Capitol Hill, American flags -- with 51 stars -- were displayed over the weekend at the direction of Washington Mayor Muriel Bowser.The flags lined... Read More.