Peter Murray

Pepco Merger Rejected by District Commission

Peter Murray Peter Murray | Aug 27, 2015

Mayor Bowser and the companies involved respond to the D.C. Public Service Commission's decision to reject the proposed Pepco-Exelon buyout.

D.C. Public Schools Kick Off School Year, Get Low Marks

D.C. Public Schools re-opened today for the 2015-2016 school year amid controversy over rankings that placed the city's school system near the bottom of the pack with regard to test scores and dropout rates.

A.U. Alum Shot, Killed Outside Shaw Metro Station

During this summer of increased street violence, no one appears safe from random shootings: 23-year-old Matthew Shlonsky was gunned Aug. 15 in the city.

Capital Bikeshare to Begin Adding 60 Locations This Fall

Capital Bikeshare is adding 435 bicycles as well as 40 new locations and 20 spots, already approved. Everything should be set up and good to go by the end of the year.

Parkour Enthusiasts Spotted on Georgetown Rooftops

Last week, Georgetown resident Shelley Clark and her cat were startled when they heard scampering on her rooftop. Clark was even more surprised to find two men on her rooftop, using it for urban running.

Critics Claim Racial Bias in Georgetown Digital Crime Prevention

Police and businesses are using a new app to assist in public safety. The only problem is that the overwhelming majority of messages refer to African Americans, often without indication of any crime.

Knife-Wielding Woman, Shot by Police, in 'Serious Condition'

A woman is in serious condition at MedStar Washington Hospital Center after threatening police officers who were responding to a fire in Northeast with a knife.

Goats Return to Congressional Cemetery

The keepers of the Historic Congressional Cemetery brought in the goats for another, 24-hour round of landscaping today. Not buying it? We've got photos to prove it.

PR Exec ID'ed as Café Milano Liquor Thief

D.C. public relations exec David Bass has been identified as a suspect in the July 1 theft of liquor from Café MIlano. An MPD video of the crime went viral and helped the Post identify the suspect.

Developer Pulling Out of M Street 'Micro-Unit' Project

Local developer SB-Urban has pulled out of plans to convert the Latham Hotel in Georgetown into a "micro-unit" apartment building, choosing to sell the site instead.

MPD Cracks Down On 'Johns' With Prostitution Sting

The Metropolitan Police Department's Human Trafficking Unit has arrested 41 men in sting operations since July 14 for soliciting prostitution in D.C.

Haute & Cool: Men's Fashion Week

Men’s fashion is making a comeback, and it shows at New York City Fashion Week: Men’s. After running ...

Beleaguered Georgetown U. Track Team Under Fire for Sexual Misconduct

After facing an investigation earlier this year over racial bias, the Georgetown University track program is being probed about allegations of sexual harassment and sexual assault.

U.S., Cuba Resume Diplomatic Relations

A roundup of the most interesting news around the U.S. and Cuba restoring diplomatic ties on July 20.

'All Clear' Given After False Gunshot Reports at Walter Reed

Walter Reed National Military Medical Center reopened and resumed regular operations Monday afternoon after being shut down and searched by police for the larger part of the day due to a reported single gunshot on the campus.

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