Crime Scene: The District


Posted at 03:39 PM ET, 09/20/2012

Police charge suspect wounded in shootout with Prince George’s officers

The man who police said fired at two officers before they shot him on Southern Avenue Tuesday night has been charged with assaulting a police officer.

By Matt Zapotosky  |  03:39 PM ET, 09/20/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Matt Zapotosky, Police Shootings, Pr. George's, The District

Posted at 03:45 PM ET, 06/03/2012

Two shot and killed in D.C.

Two people were fatally shot in apparently separate incidents in Southeast D.C. late Saturday night and early Sunday morning, authorities said.

By Matt Zapotosky  |  03:45 PM ET, 06/03/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Homicide, Matt Zapotosky, The District

Posted at 04:53 PM ET, 03/21/2012

Serial arsonist sentenced to 15 years in prison for Pr. George’s fires

An arsonist who has now admitted setting more than a dozen fires in the D.C. region — including one that injured several firefighters — pleaded guilty to three counts of arson in Prince George’s County

By Matt Zapotosky  |  04:53 PM ET, 03/21/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Matt Zapotosky, Pr. George's, The District, Fires & Fire Safety

Posted at 10:08 AM ET, 03/07/2012

Park Police seek Dupont Circle robbery suspects

Park Police said the two suspects are a black male and white female, both 30 to 40 years old.

By Sylvia Carignan  |  10:08 AM ET, 03/07/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Crime Scene, Robbery, The District

Posted at 04:11 PM ET, 01/30/2012

Two who died in crash after police chase identified

Police continue to investigate the incident.

By Theola Labbé-DeBose  |  04:11 PM ET, 01/30/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Cathy L. Lanier, Crime, The Criminal Mind, The District, Theola Labbé-DeBose, Traffic Accidents, Unsolved

Posted at 05:19 PM ET, 01/27/2012

Man stabbed Thursday night in Northwest dies

Police are investigating the death of Dalontray Williams, 19, as a homicide.

By Theola Labbé-DeBose  |  05:19 PM ET, 01/27/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Unsolved, Theola Labbé-DeBose, The District, The Criminal Mind | Tags:  Cathy L. Lanier

Posted at 02:25 PM ET, 01/25/2012

John Hinckley remains deceptive and isolated: Gov’t expert

Hinckley “lies smoothly,” Dr. Raymond Patterson said Wednesday.

By Del Quentin Wilber and Katherine Driessen  |  02:25 PM ET, 01/25/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Del Quentin Wilber, From the Courthouse, The District

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)
Categories:  The District, Crime, Paul Duggan

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)
Categories:  From the Courthouse, The District, Paul Duggan

Posted at 11:18 AM ET, 01/24/2012

Police ID pedestrian killed Sunday in Anne Arundel crash

He was a 66-year-old Hanover man.

By David Marino-Nachison  |  11:18 AM ET, 01/24/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Anne Arundel, David P. Marino-Nachison, The District

Posted at 02:13 PM ET, 01/23/2012

Secret Service agent: Hinckley was ‘fixated’ on bookstore shelf

The agent testified in hearings before a federal judge called to determine whether Hinckley should be granted more freedom from his psychiatric hospital.

By Del Quentin Wilber  |  02:13 PM ET, 01/23/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Del Quentin Wilber, From the Courthouse, The District

Posted at 10:21 AM ET, 01/23/2012

Pedestrian dead after Anne Arundel crash

According to police, the pedestrian was not in a crosswalk when he was hit by a sedan driven by a Harmans man.

By David Marino-Nachison  |  10:21 AM ET, 01/23/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Anne Arundel, David P. Marino-Nachison, The District

Posted at 08:16 AM ET, 01/23/2012

Hearings on John Hinckley’s mental state to continue

Testimony resumes Monday.

By the Associated Press  |  08:16 AM ET, 01/23/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  From the Courthouse, The District

Posted at 06:47 PM ET, 01/20/2012

D.C. man given 47 years for 2008 killing

Kerstan Leonard was accused of firing 22 shots into a Southeast apartment building occupied by rival drug dealers.

By David Marino-Nachison  |  06:47 PM ET, 01/20/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  David P. Marino-Nachison, From the Courthouse, The District

Posted at 04:24 PM ET, 01/20/2012

14 years for D.C. teen in friend’s stabbing death

Derek Johnson pleaded guilty to second-degree murder in November.

By Rachel S. Karas  |  04:24 PM ET, 01/20/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  From the Courthouse, The District

Posted at 03:47 PM ET, 01/19/2012

Man, 50, charged in deadly Columbia Heights attack

The charges stem from the death of Juan Antonio Paredes, 45.

By Theola Labbé-DeBose  |  03:47 PM ET, 01/19/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Theola Labbé-DeBose, The District

Posted at 01:08 PM ET, 01/19/2012

Court: Judge should have released jury questionnaires in Chandra Levy trial

Three judges ruled that the Post was acting as a “surrogate” for the public and “had a presumptive right of access.”

By Keith L. Alexander  |  01:08 PM ET, 01/19/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  From the Courthouse, Keith L. Alexander, The District

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)
Categories:  Paul Duggan, The District

Posted at 11:54 AM ET, 01/18/2012

Man pleads guilty in girlfriend’s fatal stabbing in D.C.

John W. Smith Jr., 46, had been charged with the killing of Elaine Coleman.

By Keith L. Alexander  |  11:54 AM ET, 01/18/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  From the Courthouse, Keith L. Alexander, The District

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)
Categories:  Paul Duggan, The District

Posted at 05:51 PM ET, 01/13/2012

Michael Hughes sworn in as U.S. Marshal for D.C. courts

He’s spent his entire career with the Marshals Service.

By Keith L. Alexander  |  05:51 PM ET, 01/13/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  From the Courthouse, Keith L. Alexander, The District

Posted at 10:42 AM ET, 01/13/2012

Guilty plea for Harry Thomas associate

The plea, entered by Marshall D. Banks, 71, was expected.

By Washington Post Staff  |  10:42 AM ET, 01/13/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  From the Courthouse, The District

Posted at 02:14 PM ET, 01/12/2012

Man sought in Jan. 11 Deanwood sex assault

D.C. Police have released information about six sex assaults since November.

By Theola Labbé-DeBose  |  02:14 PM ET, 01/12/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Theola Labbé-DeBose, The District, Unsolved, Sex Crimes

Posted at 10:15 AM ET, 01/12/2012

Three hurt in morning shootings in D.C.

The shootings were all in the same area of Southeast, police said.

By Maggie Fazeli Fard and Paul Duggan  |  10:15 AM ET, 01/12/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  The District

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)
Categories:  Paul Duggan, The District

Posted at 02:23 PM ET, 01/11/2012

Child cruelty charge after baby found alone in Occupy camp

The girl was unharmed, authorities said.

By Theola Labbé-DeBose and Annie Gowen  |  02:23 PM ET, 01/11/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  The District, The District

Posted at 12:36 PM ET, 01/11/2012

Former Ward 5 ANC commissioner charged with stealing city funds

William C. Shelton was charged Wednesday.

By Del Quentin Wilber  |  12:36 PM ET, 01/11/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Del Quentin Wilber, From the Courthouse, The District

Posted at 05:56 PM ET, 01/09/2012

Murder trial after 2007 fire at District club begins

Vasile Graure, 41, is already serving a 30-year prison sentence.

By Keith L. Alexander  |  05:56 PM ET, 01/09/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  From the Courthouse, Keith L. Alexander, The District

Posted at 04:54 PM ET, 01/05/2012

Two wounded in Southeast D.C. shootings

One victim walked into a hospital, according to police.

By Clarence Williams  |  04:54 PM ET, 01/05/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Clarence Williams, The District

Posted at 09:15 AM ET, 01/05/2012

D.C. police release new information in sexual assault investigation

Police released a composite sketch of the suspect.

By David Marino-Nachison  |  09:15 AM ET, 01/05/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  David P. Marino-Nachison, The District

Posted at 04:39 PM ET, 01/04/2012

Stabbing in D.C. jail

It was not immediately clear what prompted the attack.

By Clarence Williams  |  04:39 PM ET, 01/04/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Clarence Williams, The District

Posted at 01:34 PM ET, 01/04/2012

District’s second homicide victim of year was Southeast man

Police said Howard Ricardo Sampler, 21, was shot and killed on Jan. 3.

By Theola Labbé-DeBose  |  01:34 PM ET, 01/04/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Theola Labbé-DeBose, The District

Posted at 12:49 PM ET, 12/27/2011

Baltimore Sun finds man memorialized on Facebook alive in London

“I’m actually alive,” said Sidney Boahen, whose image appeared on various Facebook and other pages.

By J. Freedom du Lac  |  12:49 PM ET, 12/27/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  The District

Posted at 03:14 PM ET, 12/23/2011

Mystery after rumors of D.C. man’s death over Air Jordans

No area police have announced the death of Tyreek Amir Jacobs, described on a Facebook “RIP” page as being killed over the sneakers.

By Washington Post Staff  |  03:14 PM ET, 12/23/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  The District

Posted at 08:41 AM ET, 12/23/2011

Arrest in woman’s August killing in the District

Detectives arrested 54 year-old Maurice Leo Hawkins on Thursday.

By the Associated Press  |  08:41 AM ET, 12/23/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  The District

Posted at 04:56 PM ET, 12/22/2011

D.C. man gets more than 5 years in sex abuse

A man who admitted to sexually abusing an intoxicated 13-year-old girl was sentenced to more than five years in prison, authorities said.

By David Marino-Nachison  |  04:56 PM ET, 12/22/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  David P. Marino-Nachison, From the Courthouse, The District

Posted at 12:42 PM ET, 12/22/2011

Restaurant reopens bar in wake of fatal fight

Heritage India, the Dupont Circle restaurant that was the site of a late November fight that resulted in a Suitland man’s death, resumed full bar service, the restaurant announced.

By David Marino-Nachison  |  12:42 PM ET, 12/22/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  David P. Marino-Nachison, The District

Posted at 05:51 PM ET, 12/21/2011

D.C. police officer convicted in stolen iPad case

Dioni Fernandez, 35, was one of three officers arrested on similar charges on March 8.

By David Marino-Nachison  |  05:51 PM ET, 12/21/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  David P. Marino-Nachison, From the Courthouse, The District

Posted at 03:13 PM ET, 12/21/2011

Prison for man, woman who prostituted 14-year-old runaway

They pleaded guilty in September, authorities said.

By David Marino-Nachison  |  03:13 PM ET, 12/21/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  From the Courthouse, David P. Marino-Nachison, The District

Posted at 10:39 AM ET, 12/21/2011

Funeral arrangements announced for Park Police sergeant who died on duty

Michael Boehm collapsed after responding to a report of a critically inujured person near the Key Bridge in Georgetown.

By David Marino-Nachison  |  10:39 AM ET, 12/21/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  David P. Marino-Nachison, The District

Posted at 10:35 AM ET, 12/21/2011

Man shot Wednesday morning in Southeast D.C.

Police said homicide detectives were on the scene, though they would not immediately confirm whether he had died.

By Allison Klein  |  10:35 AM ET, 12/21/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Allison Klein, The District

Posted at 03:10 PM ET, 12/20/2011

15 years for man for role in D.C. cookout shooting

A jury had found Antonio Nero guilty of assault with a dangerous weaponand other offenses.

By Keith L. Alexander  |  03:10 PM ET, 12/20/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  From the Courthouse, The District, Keith L. Alexander

Posted at 11:54 AM ET, 12/20/2011

Monday shooting killed 19-year-old D.C. man

Police said Derrick Ragland, of Northwest, was killed.

By Theola Labbé-DeBose  |  11:54 AM ET, 12/20/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Theola Labbé-DeBose, The District

Posted at 03:25 PM ET, 12/15/2011

Prison for former correctional officer who smuggled phones, drugs

D.C. Superior Court Judge Florence Pan also placed Ryan Motley, 24, on a year of probation.

By Keith L. Alexander  |  03:25 PM ET, 12/15/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  From the Courthouse, Keith L. Alexander, The District

Posted at 08:10 AM ET, 12/15/2011

Authorities ask for help in search for killing, sex assault suspect

The announcement was modeled after a similar effort that helped lead to the arrest earlier this year of Aaron Thomas.

By Associated Press  |  08:10 AM ET, 12/15/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  The District, Montgomery

Posted at 11:47 AM ET, 12/14/2011

Harry Thomas settles student loan suit with U.S. government

The agreement, though not its particulars, became public during a hearing Wednesday morning.

By Del Quentin Wilber  |  11:47 AM ET, 12/14/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Del Quentin Wilber, From the Courthouse, The District

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)
Categories:  From the Courthouse, The District, Paul Duggan

Posted at 05:01 PM ET, 12/13/2011

7 mos. for former District teacher for failing to register as sex offender

He was arrested the day before his wedding at his fiance’s home in Ohio.

By Keith L. Alexander  |  05:01 PM ET, 12/13/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  From the Courthouse, Keith L. Alexander, The District

Posted at 03:17 PM ET, 12/13/2011

Hinckley hearings pushed back to late January

The hearings on the would-be Reagan assassin’s freedom are to continue Jan. 23.

By Del Quentin Wilber  |  03:17 PM ET, 12/13/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Del Quentin Wilber, The District

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)
Categories:  The District, Paul Duggan

Posted at 10:58 AM ET, 12/13/2011

3 years, 9 mos. for Md. woman in fatal Dupont Circle hit-and-run

Jorida Davidson is to be retried on more serious charges.

By Keith L. Alexander  |  10:58 AM ET, 12/13/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  From the Courthouse, Keith L. Alexander, The District

Posted at 06:35 PM ET, 12/09/2011

Man facing murder charge still at large, sends lawyer to hearing

“Where is your client?” D.C. Superior Court Judge Thomas J. Motley asked Kevin McCants.

By Keith L. Alexander  |  06:35 PM ET, 12/09/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Keith L. Alexander, From the Courthouse, The District

Posted at 02:22 PM ET, 12/09/2011

Occupy D.C. protesters charged with assault on counter-protester

For the second consecutive day, a man has held signs in front of the encampment.

By Tim Craig  |  02:22 PM ET, 12/09/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  The District

Posted at 04:55 PM ET, 12/08/2011

Afternoon shooting near Anacostia Metro station

It was one of two reported incidents of gunfire in the District Thursday afternoon.

By Theola Labbé-DeBose  |  04:55 PM ET, 12/08/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  The District, Theola Labbé-DeBose

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)
Categories:  Paul Duggan, The District

Posted at 11:35 AM ET, 12/08/2011

Judge doesn’t want to hand Hinckley freedom decision to doctors

U.S. District Judge Paul L. Friedman said he would rather keep that job.

By Del Quentin Wilber  |  11:35 AM ET, 12/08/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Del Quentin Wilber, The District, From the Courthouse

Posted at 04:51 PM ET, 12/06/2011

8 years for D.C. man in shooting of transgender woman

Darryl Willard had pleaded guilty to aggravated assault while armed.

By Keith L. Alexander  |  04:51 PM ET, 12/06/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  From the Courthouse, The District, Keith L. Alexander

Posted at 12:23 PM ET, 12/06/2011

John Hinckley ‘doesn’t bother anybody,’ sister testifies

She believes he could safely live full-time in Williamsburg with her mother.

By Del Quentin Wilber  |  12:23 PM ET, 12/06/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Del Quentin Wilber, From the Courthouse, The District

Posted at 04:32 PM ET, 12/05/2011

John Hinckley’s bookstore visit attracts scrutiny

Lawyers have sparred over whether Hinckley browsed books about Reagan and assassinations.

By Del Quentin Wilber  |  04:32 PM ET, 12/05/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Del Quentin Wilber, From the Courthouse, The District

Posted at 02:27 PM ET, 12/05/2011

At Hinckley hearings, occasional struggles tracking the women in his life

You might need a cheat sheet.

By Del Quentin Wilber  |  02:27 PM ET, 12/05/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Del Quentin Wilber, From the Courthouse, The District

Posted at 03:44 PM ET, 12/01/2011

D.C. police release sketch after Nov. 1 sex assault

The victim was walking in the 100 block of Hamilton St NW around 2 a.m. when a man pulled her into an alley, police said.

By Theola Labbé-DeBose  |  03:44 PM ET, 12/01/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Theola Labbé-DeBose, The District

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

D.C. police investigate death reported at downtown hotel

The death is not being investigated by homicide detectives.

By Theola Labbé-DeBose  |  01:06 PM ET, 12/01/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Theola Labbé-DeBose, The District

Posted at 12:16 PM ET, 12/01/2011

Lanier: No arrest, ‘progress’ in Dupont killing investigation

The District’s police chief told WTOP there may have been multiple fights leading to the one that resulted in a man’s death.

By Washington Post Staff  |  12:16 PM ET, 12/01/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  The District

Posted at 11:07 AM ET, 12/01/2011

Doctor: John W. Hinckley was engaged, then called it off

The presidential assailant had given a woman a number of rings.

By Del Quentin Wilber  |  11:07 AM ET, 12/01/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Del Quentin Wilber, The District, From the Courthouse

Posted at 06:15 PM ET, 11/30/2011

Video: Suspects rob D.C. convenience stores

Police are asking for the public’s help in identifying them.

By Theola Labbé-DeBose  |  06:15 PM ET, 11/30/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Theola Labbé-DeBose, The District, Crime

Posted at 11:18 AM ET, 11/30/2011

D.C. fire chief wants 12-hour shifts for firefighters

The change would save $36 million annually and “eliminate overtime,” he said.

By Mike DeBonis and Paul Duggan  |  11:18 AM ET, 11/30/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  The District

Posted at 08:46 AM ET, 11/30/2011

District prosecutor’s budget remains secret

Other U.S. attorneys have made such information public in press releases.

By Del Quentin Wilber  |  08:46 AM ET, 11/30/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Del Quentin Wilber, From the Courthouse, The District

Posted at 01:24 PM ET, 11/28/2011

Woman hurt after food truck propane accident

The incident took place around 11 a.m. near Metro Center.

By Sylvia Carignan  |  01:24 PM ET, 11/28/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Fires & Fire Safety, The District

Posted at 10:43 AM ET, 11/28/2011

D.C Superior Court reopened, downtown streets cleared

Authorities were investigating reports of suspicious abandoned vehicle.

By Keith L. Alexander  |  10:43 AM ET, 11/28/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  The District, Keith L. Alexander

Posted at 04:02 PM ET, 11/26/2011

Police: Man abducted in Wheaton, forced to withdraw cash

By Matt Zapotosky and Martin Weil  |  04:02 PM ET, 11/26/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  The District, Matt Zapotosky, Montgomery

Posted at 04:46 PM ET, 11/24/2011

None hurt after Georgetown building collapse

The collapse happened shortly after 4 p.m. in the 1400 block of Wisconin Avenue NW.

By David Marino-Nachison  |  04:46 PM ET, 11/24/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  David P. Marino-Nachison, The District, Fires & Fire Safety

Posted at 02:48 PM ET, 11/21/2011

Public defender, no bond for Ortega-Hernandez

The man accused of firing an assault rifle at the White House made his first appearance in court in Washington.

By the Associated Press  |  02:48 PM ET, 11/21/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  From the Courthouse, The District

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)
Categories:  The District, Paul Duggan

Posted at 08:07 AM ET, 11/17/2011

Report: High unemployment for D.C. residents with criminal histories

The report being released Thursday finds in a survey of 550 previously incarcerated individuals that 46 percent were unemployed.

By the Associated Press  |  08:07 AM ET, 11/17/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  The District

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)
Categories:  Paul Duggan, The District

Posted at 10:27 PM ET, 11/15/2011

8 activists on trial in D.C. statehood protest case

They face fines and possible jail time if convicted of the civil disobedience charges against them.

By Paul Duggan  |  10:27 PM ET, 11/15/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  The District, The District

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)
Categories:  The District, Paul Duggan

Posted at 11:29 AM ET, 11/11/2011

Witness intimidation, retalitation convictions for 3 men

Each faces up to 30 years in prison.

By Keith L. Alexander  |  11:29 AM ET, 11/11/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  From the Courthouse, Keith L. Alexander, The District

Posted at 02:55 PM ET, 11/09/2011

Prison for former church CFO who stole $850,000

Jason T. Reynolds was sentenced to more than eight years in prison for embezzling $850,000 over five years.

By Del Quentin Wilber  |  02:55 PM ET, 11/09/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Del Quentin Wilber, The District, From the Courthouse

Posted at 11:23 AM ET, 11/09/2011

Secret Service: Agent mistakenly fires gun near Russian Consulate

Nobody was injured in the incident, authorities said.

By Allison Klein  |  11:23 AM ET, 11/09/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Allison Klein, The District

Posted at 11:55 AM ET, 11/08/2011

Teen shot on Halloween in Georgetown has died

The17-year-old boy, Tyronn Vincent Garner of Southeast, was one of six people injured in the outbreak of violence in the District on Oct. 31.

By Maggie Fazeli Fard  |  11:55 AM ET, 11/08/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  The District, Updates, Homicide

Posted at 02:02 PM ET, 11/07/2011

Lanier: D.C. protesters ‘increasingly confrontational’

The statement, and a related press conference, came after a series of incidents downtown Friday.

By Washington Post staff  |  02:02 PM ET, 11/07/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  The District

Posted at 04:07 PM ET, 11/03/2011

Third defendant in 2009 D.C. murder sentenced to 20 years

Isiah Genus, 28, had pleaded guilty to second-degree murder in the case.

By Keith L. Alexander  |  04:07 PM ET, 11/03/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  From the Courthouse, Keith L. Alexander, The District

Posted at 08:03 AM ET, 11/03/2011

D.C. man convicted in man’s 2010 shooting death

A D.C. Superior Court jury also convicted Katrell Henry of three firearms offenses after a six-day trial.

By David Marino-Nachison  |  08:03 AM ET, 11/03/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  David P. Marino-Nachison, From the Courthouse, The District

Posted at 01:21 PM ET, 11/01/2011

Across the District, shots rang out overnight

Restaurant manager near M Street shooting in Georgetown describes the scene as three gunshots rang out and a 17-year-old hit the ground bleeding.

By Theola Labbé-DeBose  |  01:21 PM ET, 11/01/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  The District, Theola Labbé-DeBose

Posted at 03:53 PM ET, 10/28/2011

Recovered D.C. dog in New York, ready for a new home

Ivan’s early months in the world weren’t easy. He was given up for adoption as a three-month old, kidnapped, led around the city, and finally returned with scrapes, scratches and what appeared to be dog bites.

By Clarence Williams  |  03:53 PM ET, 10/28/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Animal Stories, Clarence Williams, The District

Posted at 01:01 PM ET, 10/28/2011

54 years for woman in brother-in-law’s murder

A Capitol Heights woman convicted of murder in the death of her brother-in-law was sentenced to 54 years in prison Friday.

By Keith L. Alexander  |  01:01 PM ET, 10/28/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  The District, Keith L. Alexander, From the Courthouse

Posted at 04:33 PM ET, 10/27/2011

Two-store Capitol Hemp raid nets seizures, seven arrests

D.C. Police raided both Capitol Hemp store locations Wednesday evening, arresting people on drug possession charges, authorities said.

By Theola Labbé-DeBose  |  04:33 PM ET, 10/27/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Theola Labbé-DeBose, The District

Posted at 12:09 PM ET, 10/27/2011

Post reporter responds to comments on Children’s Hospital story

Post reporter Josh White responded to reader comments about today’s story reporting that lawyers for Children’s Hospital, which currently has a 10-year-old boy in its custody, planned to go to court Thursday to ask a judge to have the boy’s mother or Prince George’s County come and get him.

By Washington Post Editors  |  12:09 PM ET, 10/27/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  From the Editors, Reader Questions, The District

Posted at 10:34 AM ET, 10/27/2011

40 years for District man in teenage daughter’s killing

The District man who pleaded guilty to killing his teenage daughter after having a long-term sexual relationship with her was sentenced to 40 years in prison Thursday morning.

By Keith L. Alexander  |  10:34 AM ET, 10/27/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  From the Courthouse, Keith L. Alexander, The District

Posted at 04:57 PM ET, 10/26/2011

Fatal afternoon shooting in Northeast D.C.

D.C. police are investigating a deadly shooting in the Grant Park section of Northeast that happened shortly after noon Wednesday.

By Clarence Williams and Theola Labbé-DeBose  |  04:57 PM ET, 10/26/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  The District, Theola Labbé-DeBose

Posted at 02:52 PM ET, 10/26/2011

Former Jack Abramoff associate sentenced to 20 months in prison

A former lobbyist who worked for Jack Abramoff was sentenced to just under two years in federal prison Wednesday. During an emotional hearing, the former Washington power broker cried and pleaded for mercy.

By Del Quentin Wilber  |  02:52 PM ET, 10/26/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Del Quentin Wilber, From the Courthouse, The District

Posted at 05:51 PM ET, 10/25/2011

2 arrested in Fla., charged with killing man on Metrobus in District

Two District men were arrested in Orlando Tuesday in connection with the connection with the killing of a 22 year-old man last week on a Metrobus in Southeast Washington, D.C. police said.

By Clarence Williams  |  05:51 PM ET, 10/25/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Clarence Williams, Around the Nation, The District

Posted at 04:16 PM ET, 10/25/2011

Murder plea for husband in stabbing of wife in front of children

A District man Tuesday pleaded guilty to first-degree murder in connection with the September stabbing of his estranged wife behind a Northeast Washington recreation center.

By Keith L. Alexander  |  04:16 PM ET, 10/25/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  From the Courthouse, Keith L. Alexander, The District

Posted at 04:41 PM ET, 10/24/2011

Woman charged in D.C. man’s October killing

A 33-year-old woman faces murder charges in the fatal stabbing of a Notheast Washington man earlier this month.

By Theola Labbé-DeBose  |  04:41 PM ET, 10/24/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  The District, Theola Labbé-DeBose

Posted at 11:32 PM ET, 10/18/2011

Motorcyclist killed in Northeast D.C.

A 48-year-old Northwest Washington man was killed Monday afternoon while riding a motorcycle in Northeast Washington, D.C. police said.

By Martin Weil  |  11:32 PM ET, 10/18/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Martin Weil, The District, Traffic Accidents

Posted at 10:38 AM ET, 10/18/2011

Man killed in Southeast D.C.

A man who was shot in Southeast Washington Monday night has died, police said.

By Allison Klein and Theola Labbé-DeBose  |  10:38 AM ET, 10/18/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  The District, Allison Klein

Posted at 04:49 PM ET, 10/17/2011

Charges against Cornel West, Raheem DeVaughn, others dropped

Prosecutors Monday decided not to press charges against Princeton University professor and activist Cornel West and 18 others who were arrested Sunday for protesting at the Supreme Court.

By Keith L. Alexander  |  04:49 PM ET, 10/17/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  The District, The District

Posted at 03:24 PM ET, 10/12/2011

Murder charges for D.C. woman in man’s stabbing death

A 19-year-old District woman has been charged with murder after allegedly stabbing a man to death during a domestic dispute, police said.

By Theola Labbé-DeBose  |  03:24 PM ET, 10/12/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Theola Labbé-DeBose, The District

Posted at 01:21 PM ET, 10/10/2011

Police identify Saturday stabbing victim as D.C. teen

Police on Monday identified the teenager killed Saturday night in Northwest D.C. as Jamar Michael Freeman, 17, of Southeast.

By Paul Duggan  |  01:21 PM ET, 10/10/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  The District, Updates, Homicide

Posted at 11:39 AM ET, 10/06/2011

Jury duty for D.C. Police Chief Cathy Lanier

Imagine the look on the face of the defendant who gets this prospective juror on a trial.

By Keith L. Alexander  |  11:39 AM ET, 10/06/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  From the Courthouse, Keith L. Alexander, The District

Posted at 12:15 PM ET, 10/05/2011

Car crashes into D.C. house, driver flees

D.C. police are looking for a driver who crashed a car into a Northeast home Wednesday morning and then fled the scene.

By Theola Labbé-DeBose  |  12:15 PM ET, 10/05/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Theola Labbé-DeBose, The District

Posted at 10:51 AM ET, 10/05/2011

Guilty plea by D.C. woman in fraudulent tax return case

A D.C. tax preparer pleaded guilty to charges that she was part of a conspiracy that led to the filing of more than 3,000 fraudulent returns.

By David Marino-Nachison  |  10:51 AM ET, 10/05/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  The District, David P. Marino-Nachison, From the Courthouse

Posted at 06:15 PM ET, 10/04/2011

15-year-old D.C. youth fit to stand trial, judge rules

A 15-year-old authorities say stood on the awning of his apartment building in May and opened fire on police officers is competent to stand trial, a D.C. Superior Court judge ruled Tuesday.

By Keith L. Alexander  |  06:15 PM ET, 10/04/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  From the Courthouse, The District, Juvenile Justice, Keith L. Alexander

Posted at 11:50 AM ET, 10/04/2011

Appeals court upholds D.C. gun ban

A divided appeals court Tuesday upheld a District ban on semi-automatic rifles and large-capacity ammunition clips.

By Del Quentin Wilber  |  11:50 AM ET, 10/04/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  From the Courthouse, Del Quentin Wilber, The District

Posted at 10:05 AM ET, 10/01/2011

Man fatally shot in Northeast D.C.

One man was killed and another was shot in separate Saturday morning incidents in the District, police said.

By Emma Brown  |  10:05 AM ET, 10/01/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  The District

Posted at 04:30 PM ET, 09/29/2011

Jury finds D.C. man guilty of abusing young girl

A 26-year-old District man was found guilty Wednesday of sexually abusing a young girl, authorities said.

By Erica W. Morrison  |  04:30 PM ET, 09/29/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  From the Courthouse, The District

Posted at 11:26 AM ET, 09/29/2011

Capitol Police issue ‘all clear’ following Onion tweets, article

The U.S. Capitol Police issued a release calling conditions at the Capitol building “normal” in apparent response to Onion tweets, article.

By David Marino-Nachison  |  11:26 AM ET, 09/29/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  The District

Posted at 08:28 PM ET, 09/27/2011

Former D.C. tax office employee accused of stealing $400,000

Former District tax employee accused of stealing $400,000 by fraudulently adjusting taxpayer accounts

By Del Quentin Wilber  |  08:28 PM ET, 09/27/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Del Quentin Wilber, The District

Posted at 05:41 PM ET, 09/27/2011

Police, union wrangling over All Hands on Deck payouts

The D.C. police have started to implement an arbitrator’s August ruling on Chief Cathy L. Lanier’s All Hands on Deck initiative, a department spokeswoman said Tuesday.

By Theola Labbé-DeBose  |  05:41 PM ET, 09/27/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Theola Labbé-DeBose, The District

Posted at 10:01 AM ET, 09/27/2011

Probation for Marion Barry’s son in drug case

The son of D.C. Council member Marion Barry (D-Ward 8) was sentenced to 18 months of probation Tuesday morning, two months after pleading guilty to felony drug charges.

By Keith L. Alexander and Maggie Fazeli Fard  |  10:01 AM ET, 09/27/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  The District, Keith L. Alexander, From the Courthouse

Posted at 08:57 AM ET, 09/26/2011

Thank-you gifts welcome, but no booze: D.C. Fire Dept. tweet

DC Fire & EMSstaff are pleased to accept your thank-you gifts, but they can’t accept booze.

By Washington Post Staff  |  08:57 AM ET, 09/26/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  The District

Posted at 08:38 AM ET, 09/26/2011

Barricade situation in Southwest D.C. ends

Police have arrested a woman who allegedly fired a gun Monday morning and barricaded herself in a building. Nobody was injured in the incident, authorities said.

By Allison Klein  |  08:38 AM ET, 09/26/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Allison Klein, The District

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)
Categories:  The District, Paul Duggan

Posted at 09:03 AM ET, 09/22/2011

D.C. police find person in Anacostia River

D.C. police are on the scene of an unconscious person floating in the Anacostia River. Police would not say whether the person had died.

By Allison Klein  |  09:03 AM ET, 09/22/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Allison Klein, The District

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)
Categories:  Mary Pat Flaherty, Homicide, The District, The District, Updates

Posted at 02:15 PM ET, 09/21/2011

Shots fired during armored truck robbery attempt: Police

Assailants attempted to rob an armored truck outside of a Northwest Washington CVS and shots were fired, police said Wednesday.

By Theola Labbé-DeBose  |  02:15 PM ET, 09/21/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  The District, Theola Labbé-DeBose

Posted at 01:50 PM ET, 09/21/2011

D.C. public safety forum to focus on Latino issues

The D.C. U.S. Attorney's Office’s latest public safety forum will focus on issues in the District's Latino community.

By Theola Labbé-DeBose  |  01:50 PM ET, 09/21/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Theola Labbé-DeBose, The District

Posted at 09:27 AM ET, 09/21/2011

Charges for alleged White House fence jumper

The man authorities say jumped the White House fence Tuesday night and sprinted across the lawn has been charged with unlawful entry.

By Allison Klein  |  09:27 AM ET, 09/21/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  The District

Posted at 04:12 PM ET, 09/20/2011

Death of man found in Columbia Heights ruled a homicide

The death of Gaurav Gopalan, who was found dead in Columbia Heights on Sept. 10, has been ruled a homicide by the D.C. Office of the Medical Examiner.

By Theola Labbé-DeBose  |  04:12 PM ET, 09/20/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  The District, Theola Labbé-DeBose

Posted at 03:15 PM ET, 09/20/2011

Afternoon shooting in Southeast D.C.

D.C. police are on the scene of a Tuesday afternoon shooting in the 800 block of Southern Ave. SE, which took place around 2:30 p.m.

By Theola Labbé-DeBose  |  03:15 PM ET, 09/20/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Theola Labbé-DeBose, The District

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)
Categories:  Paul Duggan, The District

Posted at 05:49 PM ET, 09/13/2011

Police ID person found dead Saturday in D.C.

D.C. police said they have identified the person found dead Saturday morning in Columbia Heights.

By Theola Labbé-DeBose  |  05:49 PM ET, 09/13/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Theola Labbé-DeBose, The District

Posted at 12:21 PM ET, 09/13/2011

Police: Man charged in D.C. transgender shooting

A 20-year-old man has been charged with attacking a transgender woman in the District early Monday morning, according to police.

By Jeremy Borden  |  12:21 PM ET, 09/13/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  The District

Posted at 08:54 AM ET, 09/13/2011

D.C. police statement on arrest of Sulaimon Brown

On Sept. 12, D.C. police released a statement regarding the arrest of former D.C. mayoral candidate Sulaimon Brown, who accused aides to then-candidate Vincent Gray of trying to buy his support.

By David Marino-Nachison  |  08:54 AM ET, 09/13/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  The District, David P. Marino-Nachison

Posted at 04:32 PM ET, 09/12/2011

Police seek help identifying person found dead in Northwest

D.C. police on Monday asked for the public’s help in identifying a person found dead in Northwest over the weekend.

By Theola Labbé-DeBose  |  04:32 PM ET, 09/12/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Theola Labbé-DeBose, The District

Posted at 04:15 PM ET, 09/12/2011

Guilty pleas for 2 in D.C. teen’s January killing

A District man and a Maryland teenager pleaded guilty Monday to voluntary manslaughter and weapons charges in connection with another teen’s January killing.

By Keith L. Alexander  |  04:15 PM ET, 09/12/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  From the Courthouse, Keith L. Alexander, The District

Posted at 07:12 PM ET, 09/09/2011

Guilty plea for D.C. man in July killing

A 33-year-old D.C. man pleaded guilty to second-degree murder while armed Friday in connection with a July killing in Southeast, authorities said.

By Jimm Phillips  |  07:12 PM ET, 09/09/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  From the Courthouse, The District

Posted at 03:47 PM ET, 09/09/2011

40-year sentences for 2 D.C. men in 2009 killing

Two D.C. men were sentenced to 40 years in prison for killing a man authorities say tried to help a friend after he was shot in Sept. 2009.

By Erica W. Morrison  |  03:47 PM ET, 09/09/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  From the Courthouse, The District

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)
Categories:  Homicide, The District, Paul Duggan

Posted at 08:15 AM ET, 09/09/2011

Hearing for Albrecht Muth in D.C. socialite Viola Drath’s death

Viola Drath, the 91-year-old Georgetown socialite found dead in her house in August, told several people she was afraid of her husband, worried about anti-American sentiments he expressed and sought to have him deported, authorities said Friday.

By Keith L. Alexander  |  08:15 AM ET, 09/09/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  The District, Keith L. Alexander, Homicide

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)
Categories:  The District, Technology, Paul Duggan

Posted at 01:08 PM ET, 08/30/2011

Man arrested in fatal shooting in Northeast Washington

17-year-old Tyrell Fogle was chased and shot multiple times before collapsing.

By Maggie Fazeli Fard  |  01:08 PM ET, 08/30/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Homicide, The District

Posted at 02:23 PM ET, 08/26/2011

Police: D.C. officer arrested in shooting

A D.C. police officer fired his service weapon, hitting at least one person, during a Friday morning incident according to police

By Keith L. Alexander and Dan Zak  |  02:23 PM ET, 08/26/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  The District

Posted at 10:29 AM ET, 08/26/2011

Police: Officer involved in shooting in D.C.

A D.C. police officer shot and wounded at least one person following a confrontation with three individuals in Northwest D.C. early Friday morning, police said.

By Justin Jouvenal  |  10:29 AM ET, 08/26/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  The District

Posted at 08:26 AM ET, 08/25/2011

Arrest made in Northeast D.C. killing

A man has been arrested in the slaying of a 33-year-old resident of Northeast D.C., police said.

By Justin Jouvenal  |  08:26 AM ET, 08/25/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Homicide, The District

Posted at 10:05 AM ET, 08/23/2011

Arrest made in D.C. double killing

A 24-year-old Silver Spring man has been arrested in the January fatal shooting of two men in Northeast D.C., police said.

By Justin Jouvenal  |  10:05 AM ET, 08/23/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  The District, Homicide

Posted at 02:22 PM ET, 08/22/2011

No contest plea for Albert Haynesworth in assault, staving off trial

Former Redskins defensive lineman Albert Haynesworth entered a no contest plea to one count of simple assault Monday, one day before he was scheduled to go on trial on charges of sex assault.

By Keith L. Alexander  |  02:22 PM ET, 08/22/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Keith L. Alexander, Celebrities, The District

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 10:13 AM ET, 08/18/2011

Two teens arrested in Northwest D.C. shooting

D.C. police arrested two teens Wednesday morning in the fatal shooting of a 19-year-old.

By Allison Klein  |  10:13 AM ET, 08/18/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Allison Klein, Homicide, The District

Posted at 02:14 PM ET, 08/17/2011

Viola Drath’s husband asked her family about money owed upon her death, court papers say

Viola Drath’s husband gave her family a letter discussing details about money he claimed would be owed him upon her death on the day she was found dead in the bathroom of her Georgetown home, according to court papers.

By Keith L. Alexander  |  02:14 PM ET, 08/17/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  From the Courthouse, Homicide, The District

Posted at 07:14 AM ET, 08/17/2011

Man killed in Northwest D.C., police say

D.C. police are investigating the killing of a man in the 2600 block of University Place near Meridian Hill Park in Northwest D.C., a spokesman said.

By Justin Jouvenal  |  07:14 AM ET, 08/17/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Homicide, The District

Posted at 12:54 PM ET, 08/16/2011

Finance director convicted on charges of stealing more than $500,000 from church

The former chief financial officer of a historic downtown church was convicted of stealing more than $500,000 from the institution over five years.

By Del Quentin Wilber  |  12:54 PM ET, 08/16/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  From the Courthouse, Del Quentin Wilber, The District

Posted at 10:48 AM ET, 08/16/2011

Attorney: Witness offered $50K to testify against Albert Haynesworth

A witness in the Albert Haynesworth sexual abuse case was offered $50,000 by the alleged victim in exchange for testimony against the former Washington Redskin, the player’s attorney alleged in a filing with D.C. Superior Court.

By Keith L. Alexander and Jason Reid  |  10:48 AM ET, 08/16/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Celebrities, Keith L. Alexander, The District

Posted at 08:16 AM ET, 08/16/2011

More than 220 felons, others turn themselves in

More than 220 non-violent felons and others with misdemeanors flocked to a D.C. courthouse Saturday to turn themselves in, authorities said.

By Justin Jouvenal  |  08:16 AM ET, 08/16/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  The District, From the Courthouse

Posted at 07:41 AM ET, 08/15/2011

D.C. prostitution stings nets 74 arrests

Operation Off the Streets, which targeted men and women engaged in prostitution on the streets, in hotels and on the Internet, wrapped up at 6 a.m. Saturday.

By Associated Press  |  07:41 AM ET, 08/15/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  The District

Posted at 06:48 AM ET, 08/15/2011

Man fatally stabbed in Southeast D.C. identified

A 25-year-old Southeast Washington man has been charged with murder in a man’s Saturday stabbing death, police said.

By David Marino-Nachison  |  06:48 AM ET, 08/15/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Homicide, The District, The District

Posted at 02:28 PM ET, 08/13/2011

Murder charge for second man in May 2010 death

A Southeast D.C. man has been charged with murder in a May 2010 killing. It is the second arrest in the case.

By David Marino-Nachison  |  02:28 PM ET, 08/13/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Homicide, The District, David P. Marino-Nachison

Posted at 08:25 PM ET, 08/11/2011

Body recovered from Anacostia River

D.C. police recovered a body from the Anacostia River near Hains Point Thursday afternoon, officials said.

By Clarence Williams  |  08:25 PM ET, 08/11/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  The District

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 01:51 PM ET, 08/11/2011

D.C. chief Lanier e-mails residents about ‘All Hands’ battle

D.C. Police Chief Cathy L. Lanier took to her keyboard Wednesday night and sent a message to every police-community e-mail list in the city about her “All Hands on Deck” initiative.

By Theola Labbé-DeBose  |  01:51 PM ET, 08/11/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 06:25 PM ET, 08/10/2011

D.C. homicides, robberies down through August 1: Lanier

The District has seen crime in some categories, including homicides and robberies, fall in 2011, Mayor Vincent C. Gray and Police Chief Cathy L. Lanier announced Wednesday.

By Theola Labbé-DeBose  |  06:25 PM ET, 08/10/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 01:36 PM ET, 08/10/2011

New Special Operations commander named in D.C.

Now that D.C. Police Chief Cathy L. Lanier has demoted Hilton Burton from the top post in the Special Operations Division — members of which famously escorted Charlie Sheen to a D.C. concert appearance in April — the unit needs a new leader.

By Theola Labbé-DeBose  |  01:36 PM ET, 08/10/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Theola Labbé-DeBose, The District

Posted at 07:41 AM ET, 08/10/2011

17 charged in major drug sting

The defendants from the District and suburban Maryland were charged last week with intent to distribute cocaine, crack cocaine and marijuana, authorities said.

By Justin Jouvenal  |  07:41 AM ET, 08/10/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  The District, Maryland, Narcotics

Posted at 03:20 PM ET, 08/09/2011

District woman pleads guilty to check fraud

A 43-year-old District woman admitted Monday in Alexandria’s federal court that she used more than 1,000 counterfeit or fraudulent checks to purchase merchandise at Washington-area retailers, court records show.

By Del Quentin Wilber  |  03:20 PM ET, 08/09/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Del Quentin Wilber, The District, From the Courthouse

Posted at 01:33 PM ET, 08/09/2011

Southeast D.C. man arrested for fatal stabbing in June

A 31-year-old Southeast D.C. man was arrested Monday and charged with stabbing another man to death, authorities said.

By Victor Zapana  |  01:33 PM ET, 08/09/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  The District

Posted at 12:48 PM ET, 08/09/2011

Chief strips top D.C. police official of command

A high-ranking D.C. police official has been relieved of his command responsiblities, Chief Cathy L. Lanier said Tuesday.

By Washington Post Staff  |  12:48 PM ET, 08/09/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  The District

Posted at 01:30 PM ET, 08/08/2011

Would-be armored car robber sentenced to 5 years in prison

A 25-year-old District man was sentenced to five years in federal prison Monday for attempting to rob an armored car in February — a hold-up that was foiled by FBI agents and D.C. police.

By Del Quentin Wilber  |  01:30 PM ET, 08/08/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Del Quentin Wilber, From the Courthouse, The District

Posted at 12:13 PM ET, 08/06/2011

D.C. man found guilty of running drug business from rented home

A 53-year-old District man was found guilty Thursday of operating a large-scale crack cocaine and marijuana business from a house he rented in Northeast, authorities said. 

By June Q. Wu  |  12:13 PM ET, 08/06/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  The District, From the Courthouse

Posted at 12:00 PM ET, 08/06/2011

Man dead after Saturday morning shooting in Northeast

A man was shot dead in Northeast Saturday morning, police said.

By June Q. Wu  |  12:00 PM ET, 08/06/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  The District

Posted at 11:28 AM ET, 08/06/2011

Two hit, one killed, in Southeast shooting

A 28-year-old District man was shot and killed in Southeast early Friday morning, police said.

By June Q. Wu  |  11:28 AM ET, 08/06/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  The District, Homicide

Posted at 09:41 AM ET, 08/06/2011

Murder convictions for 2 men in 2008 D.C. killing

Two men have been convicted of first-degree murder in the fatal shooting of a District of Columbia gang leader.

By the Associated Press  |  09:41 AM ET, 08/06/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  From the Courthouse, The District, Homicide

Posted at 04:15 PM ET, 08/04/2011

Prison for accountant who stole $220,000 from credit union

A 42-year-old accountant was sentenced to more than five years in prison for stealing nearly $220,000 from his employer, the Hoya Federal Credit Union.

By Del Quentin Wilber  |  04:15 PM ET, 08/04/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 11:50 AM ET, 08/04/2011

‘Safe surrender’ offered for those with D.C. warrants

Individuals in the District with outstanding bench warrants will be allowed to surrender at D.C. Superior Court during three Saturdays in August, Mayor Vincent C. Gray and Judge Lee Satterfield, chief of the court, announced Thursday.

By Keith L. Alexander  |  11:50 AM ET, 08/04/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  From the Courthouse, Keith L. Alexander, The District

Posted at 06:01 PM ET, 08/03/2011

Woman, brother guilty in 2009 D.C. pizza shop killing

A Capitol Heights woman and her younger brother were found guilty of first-degree murder and conspiracy in the beating and stabbing death of a Northeast Washington pizza parlor owner Wednesday.

By Keith L. Alexander  |  06:01 PM ET, 08/03/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  The District, From the Courthouse, Keith L. Alexander

Posted at 05:50 PM ET, 08/03/2011

Man fatally stabbed in Northwest D.C.

A 24-year-old Northwest D.C. man was killed in an early morning stabbing Wednesday, police said.

By Justin Jouvenal  |  05:50 PM ET, 08/03/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  The District, Homicide

Posted at 05:48 PM ET, 08/03/2011

Woman admits stealing more than $250,000 from neighbor

A 37-year-old District woman pleaded guilty in federal court Wednesday to stealing more than $250,000 from a former neighbor, federal prosecutors said.

By Del Quentin Wilber  |  05:48 PM ET, 08/03/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Del Quentin Wilber, From the Courthouse, The District

Posted at 03:26 PM ET, 08/03/2011

Robert Wone’s widow settles civil suit in husband’s killing

The wife of slain Washington attorney Robert Wone on Wednesday settled a $20 million wrongful death lawsuit against the three roommates who shared the Dupont Circle-area rowhouse where Wone was fatally stabbed five years ago.

By Keith L. Alexander  |  03:26 PM ET, 08/03/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Keith L. Alexander, The District, Updates

Posted at 08:55 AM ET, 08/03/2011

Murder charge for D.C. man in July shooting

A man has been charged in the early July fatal shooting of a 19 year old in Southeast D.C., D.C. police said.

By Justin Jouvenal  |  08:55 AM ET, 08/03/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Homicide, The District

Posted at 07:11 AM ET, 08/03/2011

Police ID teen killed in fatal dirt bike crash

By Justin Jouvenal  |  07:11 AM ET, 08/03/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Traffic Accidents, The District

Posted at 06:07 PM ET, 08/02/2011

D.C. law unconstitutional, Dan Snyder argues in City Paper lawsuit

Daniel Snyder’s defamation lawsuit against the Washington City Paper’s owners should not be dismissed because the new District law the newspaper argues protects it is unconstitutional, Snyder’s attorneys said in a court filing Monday.

By Keith L. Alexander  |  06:07 PM ET, 08/02/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  From the Courthouse, The District, Celebrities, Keith L. Alexander

Posted at 02:04 PM ET, 08/02/2011

D.C. police investigate attacks on transgenders

District police are investigating possible links between two recent attacks, one which was fatal, against transgender persons in Northeast, police said Tuesday. 

By June Q. Wu  |  02:04 PM ET, 08/02/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  The District, Updates

Posted at 06:59 AM ET, 08/02/2011

Motorcyclist struck and killed in D.C.

Florida Avenue NE was closed early Tuesday after a motorcyclist was struck and killed by a tractor trailer shortly before 5 a.m., police said.

By Justin Jouvenal  |  06:59 AM ET, 08/02/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  The District, Traffic Accidents

Posted at 05:20 PM ET, 08/01/2011

District settles lawsuit brought in 2005 mass arrest of demonstrators

The D.C. government on Monday settled a class-action lawsuit brought by dozens of protesters arrested during demonstrations on the night of George W. Bush’s second presidential inauguration, according to the American Civil Liberties Union.

By Del Quentin Wilber  |  05:20 PM ET, 08/01/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Del Quentin Wilber, From the Courthouse, The District

Posted at 12:11 PM ET, 07/29/2011

Guilty plea for D.C. man in daughter Ebony Franklin’s death

The Southeast Washington man accused of having a long-term incestuous relationship with his 17-year-old daughter and before stabbing her and dumping her body in a trash bin pled guilty Friday to first-degree, premeditated murder while armed.

By Keith L. Alexander  |  12:11 PM ET, 07/29/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  From the Courthouse, Keith L. Alexander, The District

Posted at 04:34 PM ET, 07/28/2011

Pershing Park evidence search referred to federal authorities

The District government has asked federal prosecutors and agents to investigate whether information was illegally deleted from an electronic police activity log during a controversial mass arrest in 2002.

By Del Quentin Wilber  |  04:34 PM ET, 07/28/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 11:25 AM ET, 07/27/2011

Barry son pleads guilty to PCP, marijuana possession

D.C. Council member Marion Barry’s son pled guilty Wednesday to felony possession of PCP and marijuana before a D.C. Superior Court judge.

By Keith L. Alexander  |  11:25 AM ET, 07/27/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Keith L. Alexander, The District, From the Courthouse

Posted at 02:03 PM ET, 07/26/2011

Leading ‘birther’ Taitz chastised by federal judge

A prominent ‘birther’ and criticof President Obama has been chastised by a federal judge for “either toying with the Court or displaying her own stupidity” because she can’t seem to redact the right kind of information in court pleadings.

By Del Quentin Wilber  |  02:03 PM ET, 07/26/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Del Quentin Wilber, From the Courthouse, The District

Posted at 05:05 PM ET, 07/25/2011

2 dead in separate Calvert County crashes

Single-vehicle crashes in Huntingtown claimed the lives of two Maryland men in recent days, Calvert County authorities said Monday.

By David Marino-Nachison  |  05:05 PM ET, 07/25/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Calvert, David P. Marino-Nachison, The District

Posted at 04:46 PM ET, 07/25/2011

7 months for former D.C. police officer in attempted burglary case

A five-year veteran of the Metropolitan Police Department was sentenced to seven months in prison Monday for the attempted burglary of a Northwest apartment in March.

By Keith L. Alexander  |  04:46 PM ET, 07/25/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  From the Courthouse, Keith L. Alexander, The District

Posted at 12:00 PM ET, 07/25/2011

Judge orders EPA to revisit Anacostia River clean-up plan

A federal judge Monday ordered the Environmental Protection Agency to craft new pollution standards for the Anacostia River that would allow officials to make it safe for swimmers and boaters.

By Del Quentin Wilber  |  12:00 PM ET, 07/25/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Del Quentin Wilber, From the Courthouse, The District

Posted at 05:32 PM ET, 07/21/2011

D.C. lamppost sign regulations may be unconstitutional, judge says

District regulations governing how long signs can remain affixed to city lampposts are unconstitutional and need to be rewritten, a federal judge in the District signaled in a court opinion Thursday.

By Del Quentin Wilber  |  05:32 PM ET, 07/21/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Del Quentin Wilber, From the Courthouse, The District

Posted at 10:50 AM ET, 07/21/2011

Insanity defense planned for man charged in daughter’s killing

The attorney for a District man accused of shooting his 13-year-old daughter to death in October plans to file for an insanity defense, he said Thursday.

By Keith L. Alexander  |  10:50 AM ET, 07/21/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Keith L. Alexander, From the Courthouse, The District, The District

Posted at 05:38 PM ET, 07/20/2011

Prison for judge’s wife in federal contract fraud case

The president of a Washington-area interior design firm has been sentenced to 18 months in federal prison for providing false information in order to obtain a $1.3 million contract to help renovate a federal building.

By Del Quentin Wilber  |  05:38 PM ET, 07/20/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Del Quentin Wilber, The District, From the Courthouse

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)
Categories:  Homicide, Paul Duggan, The District

Posted at 07:05 AM ET, 07/19/2011

Man fatally shot in Northwest D.C.

The man was found near the intersection of Georgia Avenue and Randolph Street around 3 a.m., police said.

By Justin Jouvenal  |  07:05 AM ET, 07/19/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Homicide, The District

Posted at 08:46 AM ET, 07/18/2011

Fire damages four yachts at Washington Marina

Four boats were destroyed but nobody was injured when a fire broke out at a southeast Washington marina.

By Justin Jouvenal  |  08:46 AM ET, 07/18/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Fires & Fire Safety, The District

Posted at 02:58 PM ET, 07/15/2011

45 years for drug ring member in killing

A former member of a violent drug ring in D.C. was sentenced to 45 years in prison for killing a man he mistakenly thought was an informant, authorities said Friday.

By June Q. Wu  |  02:58 PM ET, 07/15/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  From the Courthouse, The District

Posted at 09:02 AM ET, 07/15/2011

Guilty plea for Hyattsville woman in 2009 murder

Takia Neeley, 21, of Hyattsville, Maryland, pled guilty Wednesdayin the shooting death of Jason Liser, 32, at an apartment complex on Minnesota Ave. NE on Sept. 13, 2009, prosecutors said.

By Spencer S. Hsu  |  09:02 AM ET, 07/15/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  The District, From the Courthouse, Spencer S. Hsu

Posted at 07:50 AM ET, 07/15/2011

Fundraiser for staff after Tune Inn bar fire

Friends of a popular Capitol Hill bar damaged by fire are coming together for a fundraiser to benefit the bar’s staff, who are out of work while the bar is repaired.

By the Associated Press  |  07:50 AM ET, 07/15/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Fires & Fire Safety, The District, Updates

Posted at 02:58 PM ET, 07/14/2011

D.C. police officer charged with sexually abusing three women

The nine-count grand jury indictment charges Larry W. Seay with use of a gun during sex-abuse incidents in 2006 and 2010 .

By The Associated Press  |  02:58 PM ET, 07/14/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Sex Crimes, The District

Posted at 03:35 PM ET, 07/13/2011

D.C. inspector clears Sheen escort, but recommends better cooperation

By The Associated Press  |  03:35 PM ET, 07/13/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Celebrities, The District, Updates

Posted at 10:12 AM ET, 07/12/2011

Arrest made in ‘08 D.C. killing

A 19-year-old D.C. man faces first-degree murder charges in the fatal stabbing of a man in the District in November 2008, D.C. police said.

By Justin Jouvenal  |  10:12 AM ET, 07/12/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  The District, Homicide

Posted at 01:55 PM ET, 07/11/2011

Prosecutors could call 10 witnesses in Haynesworth sex abuse trial

Prosecutors in the misdemeanor sexual abuse trial of Washington Redskins defensive lineman Albert Haynesworth could call as many as 10 witnesses, attorneys said in D.C. Superior Court Monday.

By Keith L. Alexander  |  01:55 PM ET, 07/11/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Celebrities, From the Courthouse, Keith L. Alexander, The District

Posted at 11:53 AM ET, 07/11/2011

If Caylee Anthony had been black

Here’s a quiz: Which names do you recognize? Aja. N’Kiah. Tatianna. Brittany. Caylee.

By Keith L. Alexander  |  11:53 AM ET, 07/11/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  From the Post, Keith L. Alexander, The District

Posted at 05:28 PM ET, 07/08/2011

Ex-NBA player gets 5 years in drug case

Donald Hodge, a former star basketball player at the District’s Coolidge High School who went on to play for the NBA’s Dallas Mavericks, gets five years for conspiring to distribute drugs.

By David Marino-Nachison  |  05:28 PM ET, 07/08/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  David P. Marino-Nachison, The District, Celebrities, From the Courthouse

Posted at 04:25 PM ET, 07/08/2011

YouTube video depicts fight between D.C. officer, man on street

A shouting match between a uniformed officer and a man on a crowded street got physical.

By Clarence Williams  |  04:25 PM ET, 07/08/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Clarence Williams, The District

Posted at 01:34 PM ET, 07/08/2011

Haynesworth sexual abuse trial delayed to August

A D.C. Superior Court judge Friday agreed to a one-month delay in the misdemeanor sexual abuse trial of Washington Redskins defensive tackle Albert Haynesworth to help defense witnesses to schedule their appearances.

By Keith L. Alexander  |  01:34 PM ET, 07/08/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Celebrities, The District, From the Courthouse

Posted at 12:07 PM ET, 07/08/2011

Three Va. men arrested in Northeast homicide

Three Virginia men have been arrested in connection with the death of a 61-year-old man in Northeast D.C., police said Friday.

By June Q. Wu  |  12:07 PM ET, 07/08/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Updates, Homicide, The District

Posted at 09:29 AM ET, 07/08/2011

Ft. Washington man arrested in two D.C. homicides from late ‘90s

D.C. police arrested a Fort Washington man Thursday in connection with two slayings from the late 90s, authorities said.

By Matt Zapotosky  |  09:29 AM ET, 07/08/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Missing Persons, The District, Homicide