Latest Muriel Bowser News

The Latest: Gillum concedes in Florida governor race

Nov. 7, 2018 1:51 AM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on Tuesday's elections for governor and other state offices (all times local): 11:25 p.m. Florida Democratic nominee for governor Andrew Gillum is conceding to his Republican rival, Ron DeSantis. The Tallahassee mayor was seeking to become the state's first black governor and...

Anywhere but Washington: Why DC stories rarely film in DC

Oct. 23, 2018 1:32 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — It's a hobby among District of Columbia locals: Picking apart glaring geographic and architectural inaccuracies in movies and television shows set in Washington. One of the most famous is the 1987 film "No Way Out," where Kevin Costner escapes pursuers by taking a subway from Georgetown....

DC scales back punishment for smoking marijuana in public

Sep. 24, 2018 9:15 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — People caught smoking marijuana in public in the nation's capital will now get a citation instead of being taken into custody. News outlets report DC Mayor Muriel Bowser and Metropolitan Police Chief Peter Newsham announced the policy change Friday, effective immediately. Metropolitan...