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Posted at 07:38 PM ET, 04/25/2012

Teen charged in 2011 slaying fatally shot in District Heights

A teenager charged in connection with a 2011 murder and later released on bond was himself shot dead in the District Heights area Tuesday night, authorities said.

By Matt Zapotosky  |  07:38 PM ET, 04/25/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Mary Pat Flaherty, Homicide, Pr. George's

Posted at 02:33 PM ET, 01/20/2012

Prince William man arrested in rape of 4-year-old

Prince William County police say the 49-year-old man was watching the child of a family friend.

By Mary Pat Flaherty  |  02:33 PM ET, 01/20/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Mary Pat Flaherty, Manassas, Pr. William

Posted at 08:15 AM ET, 01/19/2012

Rock-throwing vandals hit Montgomery Village

After lull, police say rock-throwing has renewed with broken and cracked glass in cars, homes

By Mary Pat Flaherty  |  08:15 AM ET, 01/19/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Montgomery, Mary Pat Flaherty

Posted at 11:00 AM ET, 01/14/2012

Ashburn woman charged in hit-and-run

Woman left scene of May collision, police say

By Mary Pat Flaherty  |  11:00 AM ET, 01/14/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  D.C. Schools Insider, Mary Pat Flaherty, Loudoun

Posted at 02:21 PM ET, 01/13/2012

Dead? No. Arrested and charged with faking it for insurance claim

A southwest Virginia man tried to collect on his life insurance policy by faking his death, prosecutors charge.

By Mary Pat Flaherty  |  02:21 PM ET, 01/13/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 03:14 PM ET, 12/29/2011

Man indicted in deaths of estranged wife and her son in Germantown

Curtis Lopez will be tried for the killings of his estranged wife and her 11-year-old son.

By Mary Pat Flaherty  |  03:14 PM ET, 12/29/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 05:19 PM ET, 12/19/2011

Home invasion robbery in Montgomery County

Victim shot in foot by robber who pulled shotgun in homeowner’s garage

By Mary Pat Flaherty  |  05:19 PM ET, 12/19/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Mary Pat Flaherty, Montgomery

Posted at 02:26 PM ET, 12/12/2011

Walter Reed resident arrested in Rockville cabbie carjacking

Andrew Gerald Roberts, 23, was arrested Friday in the incident.

By Mary Pat Flaherty  |  02:26 PM ET, 12/12/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Mary Pat Flaherty, Montgomery

Posted at 12:52 PM ET, 12/05/2011

FAA head Randy Babbitt placed on leave after drunk driving arrest in Fairfax

FAA administrator Randy Babbitt has been put on administrative leave following a Saturday arrest on a drunk driving charge.

By Mary Pat Flaherty and Ashley Halsey III  |  12:52 PM ET, 12/05/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 02:17 PM ET, 12/01/2011

Pink stun gun seized from DC-bound airline passenger

TSA agents in Los Angeles took masked stun gun, passenger then continued on flight to Reagan National

By Mary Pat Flaherty  |  02:17 PM ET, 12/01/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 04:47 PM ET, 11/23/2011

Virginia MS-13 member accused of sex-trafficking teen girls

The indictment Wednesday is the fifth in recent months charging MS-13 gang members with trafficking young girls

By Mary Pat Flaherty  |  04:47 PM ET, 11/23/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Mary Pat Flaherty, Gangs

Posted at 02:31 PM ET, 11/22/2011

TSA employee accused of assault removed from security operations

An employee of the Transportation Security Administration accused of sexually assaulting a woman in Manassas while he was in uniform was immediately removed from security operations pending an investigation, the agency said.

By Mary Pat Flaherty  |  02:31 PM ET, 11/22/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Crime Scene, Mary Pat Flaherty, Pr. William

Posted at 03:02 PM ET, 11/21/2011

Del Ray jogger grabbed in Alexandria

Alexandria police seeking witnesses to Monday morning assault on jogger on East Del Ray Avenue

By Mary Pat Flaherty  |  03:02 PM ET, 11/21/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 02:22 PM ET, 11/21/2011

TSA employee charged with sexual assault

Worker was in uniform and showed badge, police say, in alleged attack near his Pr. William County home.

By Mary Pat Flaherty  |  02:22 PM ET, 11/21/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Crime Scene, Mary Pat Flaherty, Pr. William, Pr. William, Sex Crimes

Posted at 05:58 PM ET, 10/31/2011

Md. man held for court in death of fellow psychiatric patient

The killing of a patient Thursday was the second fatal attack in a week and the third in 13 months at state mental hospital

By Mary Pat Flaherty  |  05:58 PM ET, 10/31/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 11:30 AM ET, 10/27/2011

Md. man who shot skateboarder pleads guilty

A Calvert County man fed up with skateboarders in his condominium complex pleaded guilty to first-degree assault Monday, admitting he fired his shotgun at fleeing teens

By Mary Pat Flaherty  |  11:30 AM ET, 10/27/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 11:49 AM ET, 10/21/2011

District woman arrested in SE stabbing

A District woman from Southeast has been charged with assault with intent to kill in the Thursday night stabbing death of Jodie Ward, police said.

By Mary Pat Flaherty  |  11:49 AM ET, 10/21/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 01:15 PM ET, 10/10/2011

Wedding party’s purses stolen during wedding in Va. church

While the bridal party was upstairs, police say, a thief ripped off the purses left in a downstairs church hall.

By Mary Pat Flaherty  |  01:15 PM ET, 10/10/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 02:00 PM ET, 10/07/2011

Former Virginia police officer sentenced to 20 years for child porn

Fredericksburg man taped sex acts with sleeping and unconscious boy and downloaded child porn using Aquia Harbour police department computer

By Mary Pat Flaherty  |  02:00 PM ET, 10/07/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 11:39 AM ET, 10/07/2011

Vienna police investigate infant death

An 11-month-old was unresponsive when returned by caregiver to mother

By Mary Pat Flaherty  |  11:39 AM ET, 10/07/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Crime Scene, Mary Pat Flaherty, Virginia

Posted at 03:35 PM ET, 10/05/2011

Man flashes jogger near Glen Echo, then crashes car and is caught, police say

Police charged man for indecent exposure after he has car crash after allegedly approaching jogger near Glen Echo then fleeing.

By Mary Pat Flaherty  |  03:35 PM ET, 10/05/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 05:59 PM ET, 09/21/2011

Arrest in Tuesday Southern Ave. killing

District police on Wednesday arrested Karl Nathaniel Pugh, 30, in the shooting death Tuesday afternoon of Quentin Joavor Ragland, 27.

By Mary Pat Flaherty  |  05:59 PM ET, 09/21/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 06:03 PM ET, 09/14/2011

Teacher charged with aiding escape

A Prince William teacher is accused of helping four teenagers escape from a Manassas shelter for troubled juveniles where she has taught since 1996, according to county police and school officials.

By Mary Pat Flaherty  |  06:03 PM ET, 09/14/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 10:19 AM ET, 09/07/2011

Guilty plea for Chevy Chase man in espionage case

A Chevy Chase man pleaded guilty to attempted espionage in the District’s federal court Wednesday morning.

By Mary Pat Flaherty  |  10:19 AM ET, 09/07/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 10:46 AM ET, 08/19/2011

Secret Service officer hurt in I-295N motorcycle accident

An on-duty U.S. Secret Service officer riding a motorcycle was hurt in a Friday morning collision with another vehicle on I-295 North near Malcolm X Avenue SE, a Secret Service spokesman said.

By Mary Pat Flaherty  |  10:46 AM ET, 08/19/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Mary Pat Flaherty, The District, Traffic Accidents

Posted at 04:32 PM ET, 06/08/2011

Chief: D.C. police transfers not disciplinary

None of the two dozen D.C. police officers and supervisors moved to new assignments on June 5 were transferred for disciplinary reasons, Police Chief Cathy L. Lanier told The Post Wednesday.

By Mary Pat Flaherty  |  04:32 PM ET, 06/08/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  The District, Mary Pat Flaherty, Celebrities

Posted at 12:18 PM ET, 06/01/2011

D.C. won’t have breath-test program for another year

District police and prosecutors will not have a reliable and accurate breathalyzer program in place until next March, according to testimony Wednesday to a District Council committee.

By Mary Pat Flaherty  |  12:18 PM ET, 06/01/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 04:52 PM ET, 05/23/2011

D.C. burglar steals cell, answers call, goes to jail

Crucito Serrano, 20, of Eastern Avenue in Northeast D.C., was sentenced to 2 1/2 years in prison Monday for second-degree burglary after he stole a cell phone and other items, then answered the phone when the victim called it.

By Mary Pat Flaherty  |  04:52 PM ET, 05/23/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 02:09 PM ET, 05/17/2011

Solomons man shoots skateboarder, sheriffs charge

A Calvert County man fed up with skateboarders in his condominium complex allegedly used pepper spray and a shotgun to chase them off Monday, hitting one in the kneecap, the county Sheriff’s department said.

By Mary Pat Flaherty  |  02:09 PM ET, 05/17/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Calvert, Mary Pat Flaherty | Tags:  calvert county, solomons island, shooting

Posted at 06:25 PM ET, 05/10/2011

Police ID bicyclist killed in Arlington Sunday

Arlington police have identified Fitzgerald Pollard, 44, of Arlington, as the bicyclist killed Sunday afternoon when his bike collided with a car in the 4000 block of Four Mile Run Drive, county police said Tuesday.

By Mary Pat Flaherty  |  06:25 PM ET, 05/10/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Arlington, Mary Pat Flaherty | Tags:  virginia, arlington

Posted at 10:41 AM ET, 05/06/2011

Fugitive Deandre Kelly arrested in Virginia

Aided by local police and sheriffs in western Virginia, federal marshals have arrested Deandre Kelly, 29, of Northeast, who escaped from a Maryland jail in January and had been sought on drug charges in the District.

By Mary Pat Flaherty  |  10:41 AM ET, 05/06/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 04:08 PM ET, 05/04/2011

FedEx pays government $8M to settle whistleblower lawsuit

The federal government said FedEx couriers blamed heightened security measures for late deliveries so they wouldn’t have to pay penalties. FedEx denied the allegations. On Tuesday, they compromised, with the company agreeing to pay $8 million to settle a whistleblower’s lawsuit.

By Mary Pat Flaherty  |  04:08 PM ET, 05/04/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 04:22 PM ET, 04/18/2011

Huguely indicted on first-degree murder charge in Va.

Former University of Virginia lacrosse player George W. Huguely V, 23, was indicted Monday by a grand jury on six charges, including first-degree murder, in the death of his former girlfriend.

By Mary Pat Flaherty  |  04:22 PM ET, 04/18/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Mary Pat Flaherty, Virginia, Schools, Updates | Tags:  courthouse, mary pat flaherty, virginia

Posted at 07:28 AM ET, 04/14/2011

Maryland women defraud credit union, are doublecrossed

A pair of Maryland women defrauded the American Red Cross credit union for years and then found themselves doublecrossed by the very friends, relatives and associates who benefitted from their scheme, according to federal prosecutors.

By Mary Pat Flaherty  |  07:28 AM ET, 04/14/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 12:15 PM ET, 04/11/2011

Hearing on murder charges for George Huguely

Former University of Virginia lacrosse player George Huguely, 23, is due in court Monday for a preliminary hearing on murder charges in the May 3 death of his one-time girlfriend and fellow student, Yeardley Love, 22.

By Mary Pat Flaherty  |  12:15 PM ET, 04/11/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 03:17 PM ET, 04/04/2011

Pr. William teacher charged with indecent liberties with student

A 27-year-old Prince William County English teacher at Gar-Field High School is accused of taking indecent liberties with a 16-year-old male student over the course of a year, Prince William County police said.

By Mary Pat Flaherty  |  03:17 PM ET, 04/04/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 10:48 AM ET, 04/01/2011

Jury recommends two life sentences in Va. killings

An Alexandria jury on Friday recommended the maximum sentence of a life term for each of two first-degree murder convictions for a man who slit the throats of his 3-year-old daughter and her mother at an Alexandria apartment in April.

By Mary Pat Flaherty  |  10:48 AM ET, 04/01/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 09:27 AM ET, 04/01/2011

Armed men rob Kensington bank: Police

Two armed bank robbers held up the M&T Bank at 3720 Farragut Avenue in Kensington Thursday at 1:16 p.m., Montgomery County police said.

By Mary Pat Flaherty  |  09:27 AM ET, 04/01/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 09:14 AM ET, 04/01/2011

3 sought in Columbia jewelry heist

Three men stole several hundred thousand dollars of jewelry Wednesday in a midday heist at the Mall in Columbia, Howard County police said

By Mary Pat Flaherty  |  09:14 AM ET, 04/01/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 08:50 AM ET, 04/01/2011

Assault charges for man after alleged Md. attack

A Silver Spring man faces assault charges and is being held for a mental evaluation after allegedly threatening a Montgomery County police officer with a broken bottle Saturday. The officer fired three shots and remains is on routine paid administrative leave after the incident, Montgomery County Police said.

By Mary Pat Flaherty  |  08:50 AM ET, 04/01/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 03:10 PM ET, 03/22/2011

D.C. police cracking down on ‘fake pot’

The operators of three shops in Adams Morgan and two gas station convenience stores in Anacostia have received written notice that they risk having business assets seized and forfeited under federal law if they sell fake pot, commonly marketed as K2 or Spice.

By Mary Pat Flaherty  |  03:10 PM ET, 03/22/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Narcotics, The District, Mary Pat Flaherty

Posted at 12:31 PM ET, 01/20/2011

All Huguely hearings postponed to April

Former University of Virginia lacrosse player George Huguely V, 23, of Chevy Chase, will face an April 11 hearing on the five additional charges recently filed against him in the May 3 death of his former girlfriend and fellow lacrosse...

By Mary Pat Flaherty  |  12:31 PM ET, 01/20/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 11:15 AM ET, 01/10/2011

Huguely hearing postponed

A preliminary hearing for a former University of Virginia lacrosse player accused of killing a women's lacrosse player was postponed after about 10 minutes of back and forth between attorneys. George Huguely V, 23, of Chevy Chase, was scheduled to...

By Mary Pat Flaherty  |  11:15 AM ET, 01/10/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 07:32 PM ET, 01/07/2011

New charges for Huguely in U-Va. case

Five charges have been added to the existing first-degree murder case against George Huguely V, accused in the May 3 killing of fellow student and lacrosse player Yeardley Love.

By Mary Pat Flaherty  |  07:32 PM ET, 01/07/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 01:12 PM ET, 01/07/2011

Clinton, Md., counterfeiter sentenced

Rontrail Jamar Williams, 35, of Clinton was sentenced Friday to eight years in prison after pleading guilty to wire fraud for running a multi-state counterfeiting operation that produced checks and driver's licenses, federal prosecutors said. For the past six years,...

By Mary Pat Flaherty  |  01:12 PM ET, 01/07/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 06:54 PM ET, 01/03/2011

Two dead after Sunday D.C. shootings

A 16-year-old was one of two victims fatally shot in separate incidents Sunday in the District, police said. Police on Monday said that Bryant Morillo, 16, of Hyattsville died in a shooting about 1:30 p.m. Sunday in the 4500 block...

By Mary Pat Flaherty  |  06:54 PM ET, 01/03/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 12:35 PM ET, 12/16/2010

Sentencing set in online ticketing scheme

For most of this decade, the Wiseguys went big, using sophisticated computer programs to jump cyber lines for the hottest concerts and sports events and snap up tickets they resold at inflated prices. In March, the Wiseguys will either go...

By Mary Pat Flaherty  |  12:35 PM ET, 12/16/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 05:47 PM ET, 11/23/2010

Burglars hit The Fishing School in D.C.

When burglars hit The Fishing School in Deanwood at about 4 a.m. Tuesday they needed a way to haul their tools and cart away a flat screen television, computers and a safe. They took a taxi. Actually three taxis, stolen...

By Mary Pat Flaherty  |  05:47 PM ET, 11/23/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 01:50 PM ET, 11/17/2010

Liquor board rejects DC9 reopening

The owners of District club DC9 lost a bid Wednesday to reopen after members of the District's Alcohol Beverage Regulation Administration unanimously voted to keep it shuttered in the wake of an October incident in which five club employees were...

By Mary Pat Flaherty  |  01:50 PM ET, 11/17/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 09:09 AM ET, 11/01/2010

Prince George's homicide investigated

A Bladensburg man was shot and killed early Monday morning in an area of Prince George's County that has seen a spate of homicides in recent months. Alfred Massey III, 25, was shot multiple times at about 2:30 a.m. in...

By Mary Pat Flaherty  |  09:09 AM ET, 11/01/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 09:30 AM ET, 10/15/2010

Va. police investigate suspicious death

Police are investigating what they call the "suspicious death" of an 18-year-old Fairfax man who died about 11 p.m. Thursday shortly after being brought to Inova Springfield Healthplex by an acquaintance, Fairfax police said. The victim is believed to have...

By Mary Pat Flaherty  |  09:30 AM ET, 10/15/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 11:13 AM ET, 10/14/2010

No charges in pedestrian's I-270 death

No charges will be filed against either of the two drivers who fatally struck Natasha Nicole Tobin, 25, as she walked in a southbound lane of I-270 on Oct. 11 shortly before midnight, Maryland State Police said. Tobin, of Fort...

By Mary Pat Flaherty  |  11:13 AM ET, 10/14/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 04:03 PM ET, 10/13/2010

Woman hit by Jeep dies in Md.

Anne Arundel police are investigating the Wednesday death of Khardiatou Goloko, 49, of Baltimore, who was hit while crossing Fort Smallwood Road at about 6:30 a.m., police said. Goloko was lagging behind a group of adults that already had crossed...

By Mary Pat Flaherty  |  04:03 PM ET, 10/13/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 09:05 AM ET, 10/13/2010

Man, 18, charged in D.C. homicide

District detectives on Tuesday arrested Meeko Carraway, 18, of no fixed address, charging him in the Sept. 25 daytime shooting death of Darrel Hendy of Bowie. Police found Hendy, 29, shot in the 800 block of Southern Avenue SE at...

By Mary Pat Flaherty  |  09:05 AM ET, 10/13/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 06:25 PM ET, 09/20/2010

Manslaughter in Adams Morgan case

Chamica M. Adams, 23, of Mitchellville, was charged Monday with involuntary manslaughter in the death of one of the two women that police contend Adams hit with her car while driving drunk in Adams Morgan. The U.S. Attorney's Office for...

By Mary Pat Flaherty  |  06:25 PM ET, 09/20/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 02:22 PM ET, 08/23/2010

Man shot dead on S. Capitol St. SE

District homicide detectives are investigating the fatal shooting of Michael Milton Wilson in the 4200 block of South Capitol Street SE, police said. Officers called to the scene found Wilson, 47, suffering from gunshot wounds at about 6:30 p.m. Sunday....

By Mary Pat Flaherty  |  02:22 PM ET, 08/23/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 11:25 AM ET, 08/13/2010

Capitol Heights shooting victim identified

David Javon Hinson, 20, of the 600 block of 16th Street NE in the District, has been identified as the victim in a Wednesday shooting in Capitol Heights. Police said Hinson had been driving in the 4700 block of Pistachio...

By Mary Pat Flaherty  |  11:25 AM ET, 08/13/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 10:16 AM ET, 08/12/2010

Man, 20, shot dead in Pr. George's

Prince George's County Police are investigating the shooting death of a 20-year-old man that occurred at about 6 p.m. Wednesday in the 1600 block of Lorton Avenue in Capitol Heights, said police spokesman Cpl. Mike Rodriguez. The victim's identity was...

By Mary Pat Flaherty  |  10:16 AM ET, 08/12/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 09:27 AM ET, 08/11/2010

Pedestrian, 16, killed in Pr. George's

A District Heights teen was struck and killed by an SUV as she tried to cross Marlboro Pike on Tuesday night, authorities said Wednesday. Tia Wright, 16, was hit by a GMC Envoy as she attempted to cross at Tanow...

By Mary Pat Flaherty  |  09:27 AM ET, 08/11/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 04:57 PM ET, 06/21/2010

Funeral Wed. for Va. deputy Ridings

A funeral service will be held Wednesday in Fredericksburg followed immediately by burial in Spotsylvania for Spotsylvania County Deputy Dean Ridings, 52.

By Mary Pat Flaherty  |  04:57 PM ET, 06/21/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 10:36 PM ET, 05/21/2010

Guilty plea in shooting of Pepco worker

On the night of Dec. 3, as a Pepco crew tried to restore power in the 1900 block of First Street NW, a resident of the area walked by and didn’t like the way one crew member made eye contact...

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Posted at 05:19 PM ET, 04/30/2010

D.C. man arrested in Kensington jewelry store case

A District man has been arrested for armed robbery, assault and related charges in the Tuesday robbery of a Kensington jewelry store on Antique Row. District police on Thursday arrested Charles Jackson, 46, of the 5700 block of Second Street...

By Mary Pat Flaherty  |  05:19 PM ET, 04/30/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 03:57 PM ET, 04/16/2010

Swastika graffiti investigated in Silver Spring

Swastikas and the number "666" have been spray painted repeatedly in recent days on one homeowner's fence and another's mailbox in the Stonecrest neighborhood, Montgomery County said Friday.

By Mary Pat Flaherty  |  03:57 PM ET, 04/16/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 02:26 PM ET, 04/16/2010

House where principal was found dead has dark history

Montgomery County homicide detectives arrived Friday at a 2-story red brick home on Columbia Boulevard in Silver Spring. It was a home they'd visited before. Police on Friday were at the house in the 9300 block of Columbia to investigate...

By Mary Pat Flaherty  |  02:26 PM ET, 04/16/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 10:50 AM ET, 04/13/2010

Pit bull puppy pinched in Woodbridge

A pit bull puppy named Charlie intended as a high school graduation gift was reported stolen from an unlocked truck outside a convenience store in Woodbridge, Prince William Police said Tuesday.

By Mary Pat Flaherty  |  10:50 AM ET, 04/13/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 01:55 PM ET, 03/26/2010

Two D.C. men dead in late-night Prince George's crash

Two District men were killed Thursday night in a car accident as they fled police, Prince George's County Police said. The chase began in the 7900 block of Central Avenue heading westbound after an officer from Fairmount Heights reported a...

By Mary Pat Flaherty  |  01:55 PM ET, 03/26/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 11:03 AM ET, 03/24/2010

Child abuser in District sentenced to 25 years

A Northeast D.C. man was sentenced to 25 years in prison Tuesday after pleading guilty to sexually abusing a 7-year-old girl and photographing himself during the crimes, which occurred over a three-year period, federal prosecutors said. McKinley Hunt, 45, of...

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Posted at 01:43 PM ET, 03/23/2010

Md. child's ATV riding death ruled accidental drowning

Maryland's Office of the Chief Medical Examiner has ruled the Saturday death of a Middletown 4-year-old who was riding an ATV an accidental drowning Fordham Lee Poffenbarger was caught beneath an ATV that overturned and pinned in creek water during...

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Posted at 11:40 AM ET, 03/23/2010

Infant's death in Leesburg home day care investigated

Leesburg Police are investigating the Monday death of a 7-month old girl at a home day care center in the 600 block of Radford Terrace NE, police spokesman Capt. Clagett Moxley said. A ruling on the cause of death from...

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Posted at 09:44 AM ET, 03/23/2010

15 years for Pr. George's cocaine dealer

Nora Elsaid Yahya, of Upper Marlboro, was sentenced Monday to 15 years in prison after pleading guilty to a cocaine and crack charge in connection with a February 2009 search of her home that approximately 1,963 grams of cocaine and...

By Mary Pat Flaherty  |  09:44 AM ET, 03/23/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 09:45 AM ET, 03/22/2010

Motorcyclist dies in Reston accident

Motorcyclist Corey Tarpley, 37, of Fredericksburg died at the scene of a 7 p.m. accident Sunday in Reston when he ran off the roadway and hit a metal pole after failing to make a curve on Fairfax County Parkway near...

By Mary Pat Flaherty  |  09:45 AM ET, 03/22/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 04:20 PM ET, 03/16/2010

Alexandria man dies after truck crash; GW Parkway will close Wednesday morning for investigation

Ioannis Miliarakis, 69, of Alexandria died Tuesday from injuries suffered after his pickup truck crashed into a tree in the median of northbound George Washington Memorial Parkway about 6 a.m. Monday, according to U.S. Park Police. Miliarakis was the only...

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Posted at 07:04 AM ET, 03/10/2010

The truth about Pentagon shooter's last 'utterance': There wasn't one

"Utterance." In the days since Thursday’s shooting at the Pentagon, that word has hung in the air, leaving open a question about what John Patrick Bedell might have said as he fired on officers at a main security entrance. In...

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Posted at 12:06 PM ET, 02/17/2010

Suspect sought in Germantown sexual assault, robbery

Montgomery County detectives are investigating a reported sexual assault and robbery that occurred Monday evening at an apartment in the Hamptons at Town Center in Germantown. Police who had been called at about 7:35 p.m. for a reported burglary in...

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Posted at 01:35 PM ET, 02/10/2010

Woman charged with assaulting D.C. officer in snowball fight

Maria Lewis, 21 of the District, has been charged with felony assault on a police officer after a District officer was hit in the face with an "ice ball" during a large snowball fight early Wednesday morning near the Wonderland...

By Mary Pat Flaherty  |  01:35 PM ET, 02/10/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 01:58 PM ET, 02/05/2010

Men killed by truck in Va. as they work to help accident victims: Police

A father and son were killed after they pulled their minivan to the side of the road to help injured passengers from another car accident, according to the Virginia State Police. They were killed at about 1 a.m. Friday in...

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Posted at 02:00 PM ET, 01/28/2010

Man found unconscious in D.C. police cell, taken to hospital

An adult male prisoner was found unconscious in a holding cell at the Seventh Police District in Southeast at about 11:30 a.m. and has been taken to George Washington University Hospital, spokesmen for District police and Fire and Emergency Medical...

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Posted at 01:22 PM ET, 01/22/2010

Body found near Prince George's courthouse identified

A body found the night of Jan. 14 lying in a road near the Prince George's County courthouse has been identified as Amile Haynas, 43, of no fixed address, said Upper Marlboro Police Chief Michael Gonnella. County homicide detectives continue...

By Mary Pat Flaherty  |  01:22 PM ET, 01/22/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 05:45 PM ET, 01/19/2010

"Numerous" dead and injured in Appomattox shootings

Virginia State Police said there have been "numerous fatalities and injuries" in a shooting spree in Appomattox County that also saw a state police search helicopter forced to land after being hit by shots from the ground, state police spokeswoman...

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Posted at 08:38 AM ET, 01/19/2010

Drugs, weapons seized from couple charged with Pr. William dealings

Twenty firearms, a ballistic vest, thousands of rounds of ammunition, cocaine and approximately $7,000 in cash were seized from the home of an Orange County man who had been selling drugs in Prince William, police said. Gregory S. Ratliff, 30,...

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Posted at 11:03 AM ET, 01/15/2010

Homicide detectives investigating body found near Pr. George's courthouse

Prince George's County homicide detectives are investigating the death of a man whose body was found near the county courthouse late Thursday night, authorities said. The man, who police said appeared to be in his 40s, was found about 11:40...

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Posted at 11:55 AM ET, 01/14/2010

Woman struck, killed by dump truck in Leesburg

(UPDATED 8:58 p.m.) A woman who had pulled her car to the gravel shoulder of the Route 7 bypass was struck and killed by a passing dump truck Thursday morning after she exited her car, Leesburg police said. The woman...

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Posted at 11:01 AM ET, 01/14/2010

Man accused of attacking deputy charged in jail with carjacking

The Virginia State Police on Wednesday arrested a man for a September armed carjacking and abduction that took place in the parking lot of a store in Gainesville. Their man was easy to find: He was already in jail. George...

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Posted at 01:10 PM ET, 01/12/2010

D.C. swindler's handbags up for auction online

Harriette Walters' ill-gotten goods could be your fashion steal. The extensive handbag collection of Walters, ringleader of a nearly $49 million operation that stole tax revenues undetected from the District for close to two decades, is up for auction; The...

By Mary Pat Flaherty  |  01:10 PM ET, 01/12/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 10:17 AM ET, 01/11/2010

Speed camera catches Ariz. driver standing in open sunroof

Richard Anthony Flores Jr., 25, of Chandler, Ariz., does not have just one or even two speed camera shots of himself on file with the Arizona Department of Public Safety. His vehicle appears in a veritable gallery of 14 shots...

By Mary Pat Flaherty  |  10:17 AM ET, 01/11/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 10:08 AM ET, 01/11/2010

D.C. police investigating shooting death in Southeast

District homicide detectives are investigating the death of a man police identify as Gordon Reaves Rivers, of the 9700 block of Prince William Drive in Brandywine, Md. Officers from the Sixth District who responded to a call about a shooting,...

By Mary Pat Flaherty  |  10:08 AM ET, 01/11/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 07:00 AM ET, 12/30/2009

A special delivery: Guarding China's Terra Cotta Warriors

Sometimes even warriors need someone to have their backs. And when the warriors are 2,000 years old and a nation’s treasure, the protection extends to hovering sheriff's helicopters, highway patrol car escorts and local police cordons. That atop private security,...

By Mary Pat Flaherty  |  07:00 AM ET, 12/30/2009 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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