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Stories with person: Cathy Lanier
  • DC lawmakers open door to pot smoking in private clubs 
    Updated: Feb-02-16 4:42 pm

    WASHINGTON - Lawmakers in the nation's capital have opened the door to allowing people to smoke marijuana in clubs that charge a membership fee.

  • Audit finds DC police don't use firearms excessively 
    Updated: Jan-28-16 4:34 pm

    WASHINGTON - As local officials and the Justice Department begin the process of reforming troubled police departments in Baltimore, Chicago and other cities where officer misconduct has provoked national outrage, police in the nation's capital are showing that sustained reductions in the use of unnecessary force are possible, the department's longtime independent monitor said Thursday.

  • Mayor asks people to stay home, off DC's snowy streets 
    Updated: Jan-23-16 6:17 pm

    WASHINGTON - District of Columbia Mayor Muriel Bowser says up to 20 inches of snow have fallen in Washington and officials still need residents to stay off the streets.