The Buzz: crime


Posted at 12:07 PM ET, 04/04/2012

Beating, stripping of Baltimore man caught on video, circulates via social media and helps identify suspect

Though it may not have landed on Reddit first, a video post helped fuel the anger of the Internet over a man who was beaten and stripped naked by a crowd of people in Baltimore.

By Katie Rogers  |  12:07 PM ET, 04/04/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  baltimore, crime

Posted at 01:10 PM ET, 03/20/2012

D.C. march for gay crime victims is tonight

More than 600 people are planning to attend the silent march after a spate of recent anti-gay violence, according to a Facebook invitation from organizers.

By Katie Rogers  |  01:10 PM ET, 03/20/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  LGBT crime

Posted at 10:48 AM ET, 03/20/2012

Robberies on the rise in D.C.: Using Twitter to track crime and safety activity

One Washington Post reporter turned to Twitter to follow the trail of several robberies committed in the District.

By Katie Rogers  |  10:48 AM ET, 03/20/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  crime, safety, d.c. police

Posted at 03:34 PM ET, 02/21/2012

Increase in D.C. robberies prompts action from Guardian Angels

As police work to deal with an increase in robberies and thefts of electronic devices such as smartphones, D.C.’s Guardian Angels are hoping to help educate the public.

By Katie Rogers  |  03:34 PM ET, 02/21/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  crime, guardian angels

Posted at 02:32 PM ET, 02/14/2012

Video of Brittany Norwood interrogation released

As the public followed the story of Jayna Murray’s murder at the hands of her Lululemon Athletica coworker Brittany Norwood, it was hard to determine what part of the case was most shocking: Norwood’s ability to commit a brutal crime, or her sheer ability to lie.

By Katie Rogers  |  02:32 PM ET, 02/14/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  brittany norwood, crime