Baby love: DC Mayor Muriel Bowser adopts newborn

WASHINGTON — (WUSA9) She’s the hometown girl who became mayor of her favorite city. Muriel Bowser leads the nation’s capital and is running to stay in that role for a second term. But she’s about to realize her biggest dream. Mayor Bowser invited WUSA9 Anchor Lesli Foster into her home to share the news. The […]

Alexandria set to increase local meals tax to 5 percent, highest in region

Alexandria city attorney James Banks, left, talks to council members Willie Bailey, center, and John Taylor Chapman, right, before a budget meeting Monday. (Patricia Sullivan/The Washington Post) The Alexandria City Council, despite pressure from about 50 local restaurateurs who nearly filled the council chambers Monday night, agreed to add 1 percent to its existing local […]