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Posted at 06:38 PM ET, 01/24/2012

D.C. police release video in search for suspect in deadly shooting

Mico Briscoe, 18, was killed in the November incident.

By by Paul Duggan  |  06:38 PM ET, 01/24/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 04:34 PM ET, 01/24/2012

Not guilty plea for alleged White House shooter Ortega-Hernandez

Officials say Ortega-Hernandez fired off rifle rounds late Nov. 11 in the hopes of killing Obama.

By Paul Duggan  |  04:34 PM ET, 01/24/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 05:46 PM ET, 01/18/2012

D.C. officer charged with assault in Southeast bar incident

Sgt. Yurell E. Washington was offduty when police say he attacked a former girlfriend.

By Paul Duggan  |  05:46 PM ET, 01/18/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 02:58 PM ET, 01/17/2012

Ortega-Hernandez indicted in November White House shooting

A federal grand jury issued a 17-count indictment Tuesday.

By Paul Duggan  |  02:58 PM ET, 01/17/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 03:43 PM ET, 01/11/2012

Man, 18, shot dead Tuesday night in D.C.

Navarro A. Brown died in the shooting, police said.

By Paul Duggan  |  03:43 PM ET, 01/11/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 04:59 PM ET, 12/17/2011

Temple Hills man killed in morning crash

Alcohol found in the Jeep Cherokee might have been a factor, police said.

By Paul Duggan  |  04:59 PM ET, 12/17/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 08:22 AM ET, 12/14/2011

Friday hearing scheduled for White House shooting suspect Ortega-Hernandez

Preliminary psychiatric screening found him competent to stand trial. But federal prosecutors are asking for more extensive tests.

By Paul Duggan  |  08:22 AM ET, 12/14/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 12:05 PM ET, 12/13/2011

Man shot dead by police was 20-year-old from Md.

He fired a gun and ignored orders to drop it, police said Monday.

By Paul Duggan  |  12:05 PM ET, 12/13/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 03:14 PM ET, 12/08/2011

White House shooting suspect warned of government GPS plot

Prosecutors want Oscar Ramiro Ortega-Hernandez to undergo a comprehensive psychiatric evaluation.

By Paul Duggan  |  03:14 PM ET, 12/08/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 04:53 PM ET, 11/17/2011

Oscar Ramiro Ortega-Hernandez charged with attempt to assassinate Obama

He had “increasingly become more agitated against the federal government” in recent months, an FBI agent wrote.

By Paul Duggan  |  04:53 PM ET, 11/17/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 02:22 PM ET, 11/16/2011

Oscar Ramiro Ortega-Hernandez arrested after shots fired near White House

He allegedly fired shots from a semiautomatic rifle near the White House Friday night.

By Paul Duggan  |  02:22 PM ET, 11/16/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 04:30 PM ET, 11/14/2011

Police still searching for suspect in White House-area shooting

Oscar Ramiro Ortega allegedly fired shots from a semiautomatic rifle about 9:30 p.m. Friday.

By Paul Duggan  |  04:30 PM ET, 11/14/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 01:39 PM ET, 09/22/2011

Armored car robbery suspect shot dead, police say

D.C. police said the person shot during the attempted armored car holdup Wednesday was one of the would-be robbers, identified as Kirk A. Dean, 27, of Northwest Washington.

By Paul Duggan  |  01:39 PM ET, 09/22/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 01:19 PM ET, 09/14/2011

Murder charge for D.C. man in Tuesday afternoon stabbing

D.C. police have charged a man with murder in a Tuesday afternoon stabbing attack that took place in an alley behind a recreation center.

By Paul Duggan  |  01:19 PM ET, 09/14/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 02:21 PM ET, 09/09/2011

Murder charge for Southeast man in D.C. shootings

A District man was arrested Thursday and charged with murder in a 2010 shooting that resulted in two deaths, D.C. police said.

By Paul Duggan  |  02:21 PM ET, 09/09/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 06:41 PM ET, 09/07/2011

D.C. police launch online incident reporting system

The D.C. police department has instituted an online reporting system that allows the public to alert authorities to suspected terrorist activity.

By Paul Duggan  |  06:41 PM ET, 09/07/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 03:17 PM ET, 08/11/2011

Capitol Heights man killed in D.C. stabbing

A 26-year-old Prince George’s County man has died after being stabbed on a District street early Tuesday, police said.

By Paul Duggan  |  03:17 PM ET, 08/11/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 02:15 PM ET, 07/20/2011

Deadly morning shooting in Northeast D.C.

A 23-year-old transgender person was fatally shot in the District early Wednesday, police said.

By Paul Duggan  |  02:15 PM ET, 07/20/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 12:38 PM ET, 06/30/2011

Hotel roof plunge was likely suicide, sources say

A woman who plunged to her death from the 10th floor of a downtown Washington hotel Wednesday night apparently committed suicide, authorities said.

By Paul Duggan  |  12:38 PM ET, 06/30/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 04:27 PM ET, 06/20/2011

Fatal crash victim identified in D.C.

D.C. police have identified the victim of a fatal traffic crash Friday as a 39-year-old resident of Southeast Washington.

By Paul Duggan  |  04:27 PM ET, 06/20/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 03:02 PM ET, 06/15/2011

Drug use among men arrested in D.C. falls, survey says

A majority of men arrested in the District last year tested positive for recent drug use, although the percentage was down from previous years, according to a federal survey.

By Paul Duggan  |  03:02 PM ET, 06/15/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 04:25 PM ET, 06/14/2011

Man dies after Mount Pleasant standoff

A distraught man believed to be armed "with a screwdriver or screwdrivers" was barricaded in a Northwest Washington residence, according to D.C. police.

By Paul Duggan and Clarence Williams  |  04:25 PM ET, 06/14/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 12:43 PM ET, 06/02/2011

Arrests made in two D.C. slayings

Two suspects, a man and a woman, have been arrested in separate D.C. homicides, police said Thursday.

By Paul Duggan  |  12:43 PM ET, 06/02/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 11:58 AM ET, 05/31/2011

Capitol Heights man slain in District

A 28-year-old Capitol Heights man was fatally shot early Monday on a Northeast Washington street, D.C. police said.

By Paul Duggan  |  11:58 AM ET, 05/31/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 03:39 PM ET, 05/13/2011

D.C. man guilty in bank robbery spree

A 64-year-old District man pleaded guilty Friday to robbing 11 banks in the city in a 16-month spree that ended with his arrest in March.

By Paul Duggan  |  03:39 PM ET, 05/13/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 09:15 AM ET, 05/13/2011

Guilty plea, no jail for D.C. officer caught in sting operation

A D.C. police officer arrested in a sting operation involving the purchase of supposedly stolen goods was spared jail Thursday after pleading guilty in a deal with prosecutors.

By Paul Duggan  |  09:15 AM ET, 05/13/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 02:12 PM ET, 04/20/2011

Charlie Sheen’s high-speed escort

Charlie Sheen, the ex-sitcom star turned serial ranter, got an unusual assist from D.C. police Tuesday night as he hurried to DAR Constitution Hall for his nearly sold-out “Violent Torpedo of Truth: Defeat is Not an Option” stage performance.

By Paul Duggan  |  02:12 PM ET, 04/20/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 11:51 AM ET, 04/20/2011

Man slain in Northwest D.C. identified

The man shot to death Monday night in the Park View area of Northwest Washington was a 21-year-old District resident, police said Wednesday.

By Paul Duggan  |  11:51 AM ET, 04/20/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 03:03 PM ET, 04/14/2011

Stabbing outside homicide victim’s funeral in D.C.

A man in a wheelchair was seriously wounded Thursday in a stabbing outside a Southeast Washington church shortly after the funeral of a homicide victim, police said.

By Paul Duggan  |  03:03 PM ET, 04/14/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 05:46 PM ET, 03/29/2011

D.C. man shot dead Monday night

A man fatally shot Monday night at the edge of a busy shopping area in Northeast Washington has been identified as a 47-year-old District resident.

By Paul Duggan  |  05:46 PM ET, 03/29/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 05:02 PM ET, 03/27/2011

Man shot by Montgomery police in stable condition

A criminal suspect shot by a Montgomery County police officer Saturday was identified by authorities as a 32-year-old Silver Spring man. He was hospitalized in stable condition with three bullet wounds Sunday.

By Paul Duggan  |  05:02 PM ET, 03/27/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 04:30 PM ET, 03/02/2011

Park Police officer hurt in accident

A longtime U.S. Park Police officer on motorcycle patrol was seriously injured Wednesday in a multivehicle collision in Southwest Washington, authorities said. The officer, whose name was not immediately made public, suffered severe injuries to his arms and legs...

By Paul Duggan  |  04:30 PM ET, 03/02/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 11:15 AM ET, 03/02/2011

D.C. man charged in June killing

An 18-year-old District man was arrested Monday in a homicide that occurred in June in Northeast Washington, police said. Aaron Benton of Northeast Washington was charged with first-degree murder in the slaying of Charles Logan, 46, of Hyattsville. Logan...

By Paul Duggan  |  11:15 AM ET, 03/02/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 03:38 PM ET, 03/01/2011

D.C. police identify hit-and-run victim

D.C. police have identified a 23-year-old Arlington man as the pedestrian who was killed Sunday in a hit-and-run collision on the Key Bridge. The victim, Eliester Elizardo Pineda-Medrano, was found unconscious in the Virginia-bound travel lanes of the bridge...

By Paul Duggan  |  03:38 PM ET, 03/01/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 01:45 PM ET, 02/03/2011

More arrests in case of missing DC woman

D.C. police said two more suspects, ages 16 and 18, have been charged with murder in the suspected killing of 18-year-old Latisha Frazier of Southeast Washington, who has been missing for six months. Homicide detectives said they think Frazier...

By Paul Duggan  |  01:45 PM ET, 02/03/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 01:07 PM ET, 01/05/2011

Ex-Army officer disoriented before death

John P. Wheeler III, a former Army officer who helped lead efforts to build the Vietnam Veterans Memorial, was seen wandering in apparent confusion in Wilmington's central business district in the days before he was found slain in a...

By Paul Duggan  |  01:07 PM ET, 01/05/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 01:32 PM ET, 01/03/2011

Vietnam wall figure killed in Delaware

A former Army officer and Pentagon official who played a prominent role 30 years ago in erecting the Vietnam Veterans Memorial was found dead in a Delaware landfill on Friday in what authorities said was a homicide. John P....

By Paul Duggan  |  01:32 PM ET, 01/03/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 03:30 PM ET, 12/21/2010

Death in DC9 case ruled a homicide

A man who died in a controversial incident outside the popular DC9 nightclub in October was a victim of a homicide, the D.C. medical examiner's office has concluded. Ali Ahmed Mohammed, 27, of Silver Spring, died of "excited delirium...

By Paul Duggan  |  03:30 PM ET, 12/21/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 10:40 AM ET, 12/17/2010

Medical examiner completes work in DC9 case

The D.C. medical examiner's office said it has determined the cause and manner of death of the man who died two months ago outside the popular DC9 nightclub in a controversial incident involving four employees and a co-owner of...

By Paul Duggan  |  10:40 AM ET, 12/17/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 03:50 PM ET, 12/16/2010

Fire at home of ex-Redskin Mitchell

An accidential fire Wednesday morning heavily damaged the D.C. home of former Washington Redskins great Bobby Mitchell, authorities said. The blaze, in the Shepherd Park area of Northwest Washington, was sparked by an electrical problem in a second-floor bedroom...

By Paul Duggan  |  03:50 PM ET, 12/16/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 02:22 PM ET, 12/14/2010

Looking for D.C. gun owners

Post reporter Paul Duggan would like to learn more about the people who have purchased and registered handguns in the District since July 2008, when handgun ownership in the city became legal....

By Paul Duggan  |  02:22 PM ET, 12/14/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 06:05 PM ET, 12/03/2010

D.C. jail guard charged with smuggling

A Greenbelt man working as a D.C. corrections officer has admitted smuggling marijuana, cell phones and cigarettes to prisoners in recent months, authorities said Friday. Ryan E. Motley, 23, described by the Corrections Department as "a former employee," was...

By Paul Duggan  |  06:05 PM ET, 12/03/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 04:00 PM ET, 12/01/2010

DC9 nightclub allowed to reopen

A District licensing board voted Wednesday to allow the reopening of DC9, the nightclub ordered closed by police after a man died in a controversial incident involving four employees and a co-owner of the bar. The popular club, in...

By Paul Duggan  |  04:00 PM ET, 12/01/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 02:11 PM ET, 11/30/2010

Police ID girl found in D.C. dumpster

D.C. Police identified the person whose body was found in a trash receptacle in Northwest Washington on Monday as an 17-year-old Prince George's County girl. The teen, who had been stabbed repeatedly, was identified Tuesday as Ebony Franklin, of the...

By Paul Duggan  |  02:11 PM ET, 11/30/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 04:45 PM ET, 11/22/2010

Deadly fire in Northwest D.C. rowhouse

An unidentified person was found dead in a Northwest Washington rowhouse Monday as firefighters worked to extinguish a blaze on the upper floor. A passerby called for help about 3:30 p.m. after seeing smoke coming from windows on the top...

By Paul Duggan  |  04:45 PM ET, 11/22/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 05:35 PM ET, 11/19/2010

Top D.C. police official put on leave

A top official of the D.C. police department has been placed on administrative leave amid allegations that she was involved in "compromising" a test given to members of the department's command staff, the department said Friday. The official, Assistant...

By Paul Duggan  |  05:35 PM ET, 11/19/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 11:38 AM ET, 10/29/2010

Video released after D.C. killing

D.C. police released surveillance video showing the faces of several people described as "persons of interest" in the investigation of an Oct. 10 homicide in Southeast Washington. The video, released in connection with the slaying of 21-year-old Mujahid Taalibdin, shows...

By Paul Duggan  |  11:38 AM ET, 10/29/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 01:28 PM ET, 10/28/2010

Man shot dead in Southeast D.C.

A Capitol Heights man was found fatally shot Wedneday night in Southeast Washington, D.C. police said. A police spokesman said the victim, identified as Darnell Lucas, 37, was found in the 2700 block of Langston Place about 10 p.m. by...

By Washington Post Editors  |  01:28 PM ET, 10/28/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 04:19 PM ET, 10/27/2010

Pair accused of drug-making released

Two young men accused of manufacturing a hallucinogenic drug in a Georgetown dorm room were ordered released Wednesday into the custody of their fathers and were allowed to return to Massachusetts. Charles Smith, a freshman in Georgetown's School of Foreign...

By Washington Post editors  |  04:19 PM ET, 10/27/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 05:19 PM ET, 10/18/2010

D.C. stabbing victim identified

A man found fatally stabbed Sunday in the District has been identified as a 26-year-old resident of Northeast Washington, police said. Adolpho Acencio was found bleeding from his wounds about 2:45 p.m. in a car in the 5500 block of...

By Paul Duggan  |  05:19 PM ET, 10/18/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 11:35 AM ET, 10/14/2010

Fatal D.C. stabbing victim identified

D.C. police have identified a man found stabbed to death Tuesday night as a 46-year-old resident of Northwest Washington. Rodney Turpin was found bleeding from his wound in the 6900 block of Blair Road shortly before 10:30 p.m. by officers...

By Paul Duggan  |  11:35 AM ET, 10/14/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 06:10 PM ET, 10/08/2010

Hit-and-run driver 'did not recall' crash

About an hour after a woman celebrating her 24th birthday was fatally struck by a hit-and-run driver near Dupont Circle early Thursday, police found the suspect sitting in her damaged Lexus in a parking garage five miles away, "incapacitated...

By Paul Duggan  |  06:10 PM ET, 10/08/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 10:13 PM ET, 10/06/2010

Found: Lots of baseball cards

Let's take a break from murder.

By Paul Duggan  |  10:13 PM ET, 10/06/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 02:34 PM ET, 10/06/2010

Man slain at D.C. funeral is buried

A 21-year-old District man fatally shot after an acquaintance's funeral last week was peacefully mourned and buried Wednesday amid heavy police security. Jamal Coates, who lived in Northwest Washington, was shot Sept. 28 near 13th and U streets NW after...

By Paul Duggan  |  02:34 PM ET, 10/06/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 01:53 PM ET, 10/04/2010

Armored car guard shoots robber

A would-be robber was shot and wounded by an armored car guard on Monday after the suspect tried to grab a money bag out of the guard's hand, a D.C. police spokeswoman said. Officer Tisha Gant said the incident occurred...

By Washington Post editors  |  01:53 PM ET, 10/04/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 05:00 PM ET, 09/30/2010

Armored car robbed in G'town

Four masked men robbed an armored car outside a Georgetown bank Thursday and escaped with an undisclosed amount of cash, D.C. police said. The armed holdup occurred shortly before 2:30 p.m. in front of a BB&T Bank branch at...

By Paul Duggan  |  05:00 PM ET, 09/30/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 01:25 PM ET, 09/28/2010

Double shooting at 11th and U streets

Update, 2:10 p.m.: D.C. Police Chief Cathy L. Lanier has now confirmed that one person is dead in the incident. She said that as Ashley McRae's funeral was ending, several people began to form a procession. A group of people...

By Washington Post editors  |  01:25 PM ET, 09/28/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 03:25 PM ET, 09/27/2010

D.C. man charged in homicide

A Southeast Washington man has been charged with murder in the death of a man found bleeding from a gunshot wound in a wrecked car early Saturday, police said. The victim, Delonte Butler, 29, was unconscious when firefighters pulled him...

By Paul Duggan  |  03:25 PM ET, 09/27/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 03:20 PM ET, 09/27/2010

Justice lawyer commits suicide

A Justice Department lawyer under investigation for possible misconduct in the prosecution of former senator Ted Stevens of Alaska committed suicide over the weekend, the law firm representing him confirmed. Nicholas A. Marsh, 37, was one of several Justice lawyers...

By Paul Duggan  |  03:20 PM ET, 09/27/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 01:17 PM ET, 09/25/2010

Shootings kill two men in District, one in Prince George's

UPDATE 2:17 p.m.: Another homicide came to light in the District after a car crash in Southeast Washington shortly after 4:30 a.m., police Lt. Nicholas Bruel said. After the car crashed in the 3700 block of First Street SE, he...

By Paul Duggan  |  01:17 PM ET, 09/25/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 05:12 PM ET, 09/23/2010

Arrest in deadly August D.C. shooting

A Northeast Washington teenager police said is a gang member has been charged as an adult with murder in the Northwest D.C. shooting of a Catholic University student in August. Police said Eric D. Foreman, who turned 17 on Sept....

By Washington Post Editors  |  05:12 PM ET, 09/23/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 02:35 PM ET, 09/13/2010

Pipe bombs found in Gaithersburg

Montgomery County explosives experts destroyed three pipe bombs Monday after police found them in a Gaithersburg apartment where a man apparently had committed suicide, a fire department spokesman said. Capt. Oscar Garcia said police discovered the three bombs while investigating...

By Washington Post editors  |  02:35 PM ET, 09/13/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 03:58 PM ET, 09/09/2010

Man charged in June D.C. killing

A Maryland man was charged with murder Tuesday in a fatal stabbing three months ago in the Trinidad neighborhood of Northeast Washington, police said. The victim, Jermaine Jones, 36, who lived in the District, was found bleeding in the 1700...

By Washington Post Editors  |  03:58 PM ET, 09/09/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 05:22 PM ET, 09/01/2010

Murder charge in D.C. woman's death

A 30-year-old Prince George's County woman was charged with murder Wednesday in a fatal stabbing in Southeast Washington, police said. The suspect, Ramona Gray, of District Heights, was charged with first-degree murder in the death of Shemese Grant, 31, of...

By Washington Post Editors  |  05:22 PM ET, 09/01/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 12:56 PM ET, 08/31/2010

Two dead in Monday D.C. shootings

Two people were killed in separate shootings Monday night in Southeast Washington, police said. In the first incident,, James Hawkins Jr., 30, of Temple Hills, was fatally shot shortly before 10 p.m. in the 4300 block of Wheeler Road SE,...

By Washington Post Editors  |  12:56 PM ET, 08/31/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 01:39 PM ET, 08/27/2010

Jail for former FBI worker from Va.

A 65-year-old former FBI employee from Prince William County was sentenced to nearly four years in prison Friday for possessing child pornography. Samuel I. Kaplan, of Gainesville, who pleaded guilty June 2 in U.S. District Court in Alexandria, was sentenced...

By Washington Post Editors  |  01:39 PM ET, 08/27/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 09:03 AM ET, 08/25/2010

Fake police officer sought in Charles

Authorities in Charles County are searching for an armed man who, posing as a police officer, stopped a car in the Bryans Road area of the county Tuesday and ordered the driver to step out. The man, in a Mercury...

By Washington Post Editors  |  09:03 AM ET, 08/25/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 08:46 AM ET, 08/24/2010

Woman, 91, dies in Anne Arundel crash

A 91-year-old woman was killed Monday night when the car she was riding in turned into the path of an oncoming pickup truck in the Davidsonville area of Anne Arundel County, police said. Dorothy A. Boyd, of Vantage Point Road...

By Washington Post Editors  |  08:46 AM ET, 08/24/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 11:13 AM ET, 08/11/2010

Second arrest in June D.C. killing

A second man was arrested and charged with the June shooting of a 20-year-old man in Adams Morgan on Tuesday, D.C. Police said. The suspect, Nathan D. Headspeath, 18, of Southwest Washington, was charged with first-degree murder while armed in...

By Washington Post Editors  |  11:13 AM ET, 08/11/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 03:50 PM ET, 08/10/2010

Woman in abduction video fine: Police

Update, Aug. 10, 3:50 p.m.: Police released a statement saying that detectives have interviewed the woman in the surveillance video from the 2500 block of Pennsylvania Avenue, SE. They determined there was no abduction and the woman is safe. Original...

By Washington Post Editors  |  03:50 PM ET, 08/10/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 03:09 PM ET, 08/10/2010

Man killed in new DC condo

A 35-year-old government worker was found fatally stabbed Monday night in an 11-story apartment-condo building a few blocks from the Walter E. Washington Convention Center, D.C. police said. Delando King, who worked in Rockville for the U.S. Indian Health Service,...

By Washington Post editors  |  03:09 PM ET, 08/10/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 11:49 AM ET, 07/30/2010

Guilty plea in D.C. 'skimming' case

A District woman pleaded guilty in federal court Friday to organizing a credit-card fraud scheme that victimized patrons of a D.C. restaurant, authorities said. Federal agents said Nicole L. Ward, 28, paid two servers at the Cheesecake Factory in the...

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Posted at 02:40 PM ET, 06/21/2010

Man, 27, killed in Md. crash

A 27-year-old motorist was killed Sunday in Calvert County and a passenger in his car was critically injured when the vehicle went out of control and left the road, authorities said. Nicholas A. Grigsby, of Lexington Park, was driving his...

By Washington Post Editors  |  02:40 PM ET, 06/21/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 02:44 PM ET, 06/15/2010

Fort Dupont Park murder victim ID'd

A homicide victim found shot in Southeast Washington last week was identified Tuesday as a 43-year-old classical singer from Temple Hills who frequently performed in the chorus of the Washington National Opera. Don Diego Jones, of the 2100 block of...

By Washington Post editors  |  02:44 PM ET, 06/15/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 04:47 PM ET, 05/21/2010

D.C. woman charged in fatal 2007 beating

A 45-year-old District woman was charged with second-degree murder Wednesday after new evidence implicated her in the beating death of a 29-year-old man more than two years ago, police said.

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Posted at 12:09 PM ET, 04/23/2010

Anger, confusion at Fenty press conference on D.C. shootings

Like any politician, D.C. Mayor Adrian M. Fenty (D) likes to control the settings in which he appears before TV cameras. This was never more evident than Thursday evening during a strange scene in front of District police headquarters at...

By Washington Post Editors  |  12:09 PM ET, 04/23/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 08:37 AM ET, 04/02/2010

Juvenile charged in D.C. shootings can't be tried as adult

Although it is not unusual for juveniles accused of serious crimes in the District to be prosecuted as adults, that won’t happen to the 14-year-old boy charged with murder in Tuesday’s mass shooting in the city, authorities said. Under D.C....

By Washington Post Editors  |  08:37 AM ET, 04/02/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 05:35 PM ET, 03/19/2010

Silver Spring man charged in fatal shooting

D.C. police arrested a Silver Spring man Friday and charged him with murder in an October shooting in Southeast Washington, authorities said. Christopher A. Edge, 21, was charged with first-degree murder in the shooting of Damon Tolson, 30, of the...

By Washington Post Editors  |  05:35 PM ET, 03/19/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 01:05 PM ET, 02/26/2010

Workers injured after they were blown off scaffold

Two construction workers in Georgetown were seriously injured Friday morning when a strong gust of wind apparently knocked them from scaffolding and they fell about 30 feet to the ground, a D.C. fire department spokesman said. The men, who are...

By Washington Post editors  |  01:05 PM ET, 02/26/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 12:28 PM ET, 02/26/2010

29 students being evaluated after pepper spray incident at DC school

Twenty-nine students at the private Lab School in Northwest Washington were taken to hospitals Friday morning, most of them for precautionary reasons, after someone apparently discharged a canister of pepper spray in the campus’ high school building, the D.C. fire...

By Washington Post editors  |  12:28 PM ET, 02/26/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 04:01 PM ET, 02/12/2010

Man shot by Pr. George's police identified

A man fatally shot Thursday by Prince George’s County police was identified as Han Harrer, 54, of Camp Springs, who authorities said began acting irrationally when officers sought to question him about a dead body found near his home. The...

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Posted at 09:32 AM ET, 02/12/2010

Pr. George's man killed in Rockville collision

A 62-year-old Prince George’s County man was killed Thursday night in a two-vehicle collision in Rockville, police said. The victim, William L. Mason, of the 6800 block of Riverdale Road in Riverdale, was a passenger in a 2004 Chevrolet Silverado...

By Washington Post Editors  |  09:32 AM ET, 02/12/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 03:58 PM ET, 01/29/2010

Man found unconcious at D.C. lockup has died

A 38-year-old man found unconscious Thursday in a cell at the D.C. police department's 7th District station was pronounced dead at a hospital, authorities said. He was identified as Gerard E. Hayes of Southeast Washington, who had been arrested for...

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Posted at 01:12 PM ET, 12/31/2009

Arrests made in 2 DC slayings

Two men have been charged with murder in unrelated homicides in the District that had gone unsolved for months, D.C. police announced Thursday. In one of the cases, a 23-year-old Temple Hills man, Jason A. Harris, was found shot to...

By Washington Post editors  |  01:12 PM ET, 12/31/2009 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 01:44 PM ET, 12/18/2009

Banita Jacks sentenced to 120 years

Banita Jacks, convicted of murder and other charges in the deaths of her four daughters in a SE Washington rowhouse, was sentenced to 120 years in prison Friday by a judge who said the case "will probably haunt me for...

By Washington Post editors  |  01:44 PM ET, 12/18/2009 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 04:44 PM ET, 12/07/2009

Pit bull shot by police in D.C. euthanized

A D.C. police sergeant shot a pit bull Sunday after the dog attacked a woman in Northwest Washington, authorities said, and the animal was later euthanized. The incident occurred about 5:30 p.m. in the 3400 block of Quebec Street NW,...

By Washington Post editors  |  04:44 PM ET, 12/07/2009 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 12:52 PM ET, 11/23/2009

D.C. restaurant fire closes streets, empties building

A small grease fire in a downtown Washington restaurant caused a lot of noise and commotion Monday morning, but didn't amount to much. The fire broke out about 10:30 a.m. in ductwork at the Indian Express restaurant at 17 and...

By Washington Post Editors  |  12:52 PM ET, 11/23/2009 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 03:43 PM ET, 11/20/2009

Nine-year-old Oscar laid to rest

OSCAR FERNANDO FUENTES Febrero 17, 2000 - Noviembre 14, 2009 Almost a week after the fourth-grader was shot in his family's Columbia Heights apartment, killed by a bullet fired blindly through the door by a robber in the hallway, mourners...

By Washington Post editors  |  03:43 PM ET, 11/20/2009 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 10:16 AM ET, 11/19/2009

It takes a tragedy to get public officials moving

The gears of municipal government turn most efficiently in the wake of tragedy, when some horrendous event exposes a big city's inattention to seemingly small details. A child dies, and the neglect that contributed to it -- once inconspicuous, but...

By Washington Post editors  |  10:16 AM ET, 11/19/2009 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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