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A police officer manhandles a small framed Black woman. Officials have launched an investigation.

It's no secret that the First Family will reside in the nation's capital until youngest daughter Sasha completes her last two years of high school at Sidwell.

A judge from the U.S. District Court in Washington was hit with a civil lawsuit the same day he retired over claims he allegedly assaulted a teenage witness in a high-profile case 35 years ago. CBS News reports that Terry Mitchell, 51, claims Richard Roberts sexually abused her during the trial of White supremacist Joseph Paul Franklin, who killed two Black joggers in Salt Lake City back in 1981.

Marking a win for the Black Lives Matter movement in Cleveland, Ohio, Cuyahoga County Prosecutor Timothy McGinty lost his bid for re-election to Michael O'Malley.

A family in Washington, D.C. was left scratching their heads after their family matriarch’s body went missing at her funeral and was replaced with another woman. At the viewing last Friday for 83-year-old grandmother Vivian Gray, the funeral home made a major gaffe, NBC4 Washington reports. Gray, who on Feb. 19  lost consciousness at her NE home, […]

The Washington D.C. area, which received over two feet of snow, has decided to close both federal and local government offices and schools.

The Metro Transit Police Department has released a report highlighting the racial disparities among public transit riders in Minneapolis-St. Paul, namely that Black adults are more likely to receive fines than their White counterparts. The data collected by the Metro Transit Police Department focused on the amount of fines given to those who could not pay public transit fares in the […]

A Secret Service officer accused earlier this year of breaking into his ex-girlfriend’s home was shot and killed in Southwest D.C. Tuesday during a suspected robbery gone awry, according to NBC Washington. Arthur Baldwin, 30, a resident of Upper Marlboro, Maryland, was unarmed when he was shot multiple times around 2:50 p.m., the report says. Arthur Baldwin: Cincinnati native […]

Alonzo Smith, 27, was detained by two security guards in his apartment lobby in Southeast D.C. in November. The Metropolitan Police Department responded to a call about an assault and found Smith handcuffed and unresponsive while in the custody of two security guards known as the "special police."

One of the two women involved in a sexual assault incident at a Washington, D.C. gas station has been arrested, NBC Washington reports. Ayanna Marie…

Two women are wanted by police after being caught on camera twerking on a man inside a Washington D.C. convenience store.

The Washington D.C. college student who was chased, tackled, and injured by police gave the ironic explanation commonly used by officers in fatal shootings -- the same valid declaration uttered by many in communities of color when encountering those sworn to protect them -- he feared for his life.