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Friday, October 19, 2018

Allen Holds Hearing on Response to Capper Fire

On October 25, the Committee on the Judiciary and Public Safety and the Committee on Housing and Neighborhood Revitalization will hold a joint oversight...

74-Year-Old Carried from Capper Fire Wreckage

A 74-year-old man was pulled from the rubble of Arthur Capper Senior Housing Monday morning, five days after a fire devastated the building. Mayor...

Board of Education Candidates Debate Issues

On Thursday evening at the Hill Center, incumbent Ward 6 DC State Board of Education (SBOE) representative Joe Weedon and challenger Jessica Sutter met...

Displaced Capper Residents Prepare to Start Over

On Thursday afternoon, nearly 24 hours after the fire began at the Arthur Capper Senior Housing complex (900 Fifth St. SE), a strong smell...

Bowser, Fire Chief Provide Arthur Capper Update

At 11 p.m. Mayor Muriel Bowser and Fire Chief Gregory Dean provided the day's final briefing on the fire at the Arthur Capper Senior...

UPDATED: Four Alarm Fire at Arthur Capper Apartments

UPDATED: The blaze has been upgraded from a two-alarm to a four-alarm fire. DC Fire and Emergency Medical Services (DC FEMS) was on the scene...

ANC 6B to Continue Monthly Meeting Sept. 26

At 6 p.m. Wednesday, September 26, Advisory Neighborhood Commission (ANC) 6B will continue the meeting of the full commission that began Tuesday, September 11. The...

Bowser Rescinds State of Emergency

As Hurricane Florence is projected to have a diminished effect in the District, Mayor Muriel Bowser has rescinded her state of emergency declaration, effective...

Hill Parents Challenge Legality of Chancellor Panel

On Friday, September 14, DC Superior Court will hear a preliminary injunction on a case that challenges the legality of the panel established by...

Localized Flooding Most Likely Consequence of Florence

As Hurricane Florence moves towards a landfall somewhere near the border of the Carolinas, it is decreasing in intensity but increasing in size. The...