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Marijuana Legalization: DC Plays the Race Card

Marijuana Legalization: DC Plays the Race Card

By Mike Tuttle October 14, 2014

There are lots of reasons that states and cities have come up with to legalize marijuana, either for medical use or recreational. The medical side of things is pretty well-established. Even if you get the strong feeling that the idea …

U.S. Capitol Lockdown Lifted Following Shooting U.S. Capitol Lockdown Lifted Following Shooting

The lockdown that gripped the U.S. Capitol this afternoon has now been lifted. The all-clear has been given by Capitol Police and the U.S. House of Representatives is back in session. The “shelter in place” order was caused by a …

U.S. Capitol on Lockdown After Reported Shooting U.S. Capitol on Lockdown After Reported Shooting

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[UPDATE] CNN is now reporting that the lockdown has been lifted. The incident was reportedly a car chase that happened to end outside the Capitol building with police firing at the driver. [ORIGINAL] The U.S. Capitol building and buildings in …

WWII Vets Memorial: Veterans Force Their Way In WWII Vets Memorial: Veterans Force Their Way In

A group of World War II veterans refused to let today’s government shutdown prevent them from entering the WWII memorial site this morning. As much of the country is certainly aware of already, as of midnight on September 30, the …

Rolling Thunder Ride Returns To D.C. Rolling Thunder Ride Returns To D.C.

Keeping with the spirit behind the Memorial Day celebration, the Rolling Thunder “Ride For Freedom” event is another fantastic way to honor those who have served for the United States. The focus, however, of the Rolling Thunder event is to …

Mother Fired For Selling Girl Scout Cookies Mother Fired For Selling Girl Scout Cookies

Parents who pressure co-workers to buy fundraiser products for their child’s sports team or school band can make things awkward around the break room, but Girl Scout cookies are generally the welcome exception. Even so, one woman went a step …

13 Hurt in Shooting; Surveillance Footage Released 13 Hurt in Shooting; Surveillance Footage Released

The D.C. Metropolitan Police Department has released footage of a drive-by shooting that occurred in Washington D.C. on Monday, March 11. According to police, the shooting took place in the 1200 block of North Capitol Street at around 2:10 am. …

National Cathedral to Host Same-sex Weddings National Cathedral to Host Same-sex Weddings

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Very Rev. Gary Hall, the dean of Washington National Cathedral, announced today that same-sex weddings can now be performed at the cathedral. The cathedral has been designated by congress as the “National House of Prayer” and has been the venue …

Washington D.C. Buzzing Over UFO Reports Washington D.C. Buzzing Over UFO Reports

The residents of Washington D.C. started blowing up Twitter last night over what they thought was a UFO being hauled by an 18 wheeler. Turns out he people were freaking out on Twitter over nothing. What they actually saw was …

Anti-LGBT Violence Sends 3 To Hospital

Three separate incidents of LGBT-related violence in a period of just 24 hours has the gay community and their supporters in outrage. On March 11, a gay man was shot in a Columbia Heights IHOP after an altercation with a …

Living Social: New Venue In Washington, D.C. Living Social: New Venue In Washington, D.C.

Living Social is going to be trying something different to promote special events, new products, and unique vendors. Today it announced the forthcoming opening of a new physical venue space in the Washington, D.C. area. The space will provide a …