On June 7, 1802, the District's first municipal elections were held. Although the District's governance structure changed a handful of times in the 19th century, at the time, the president selected the city's mayor, while local residents elected a city council. President Thomas Jefferson had chosen local merchant and landowner Robert Brent to be the [...]
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The family of a Maryland man missing for three weeks says he's been found dead. Now they've got to get police to agree with them.
Ali Khadar disappeared from Brentwood, Md., on April 26. His sister, Zainab Khadar, says a body Prince George's County Police found near a creek on Sunday is his.
Authorities, though, say they [...]
Police say a man was fatally shot at about 1:00 p.m today inside a building in the 2100 block of 3rd Street NE. An MPD press release identifies the victim as Calvin Godsey, a 38 year-old male of the same block. Lt. Nicholas Breul tells City Desk via email that the shooter "may [...]