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Crime Scene: May, 2012

Posted at 01:11 PM ET, 05/31/2012

Police ID man found fatally wounded in Bladensburg

Police have identified the man found fatally wounded in Bladensburg Monday night as 56-year-old Calvin Spencer, authorities said.

By Matt Zapotosky  |  01:11 PM ET, 05/31/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Matt Zapotosky, Pr. George's

Posted at 12:49 PM ET, 05/31/2012

Pr. George’s postpones #TweetTheChief event

The officer suddenly died of an apparent medical emergency Thursday morning.

By Matt Zapotosky  |  12:49 PM ET, 05/31/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Matt Zapotosky, Offbeat, Pr. George's

Posted at 08:45 AM ET, 05/31/2012

Man sues Pr. George’s government, police officer for $10 million

Cottage City man sues, claiming he was imprisoned on false charges after an officer hit him with a gun.

By Matt Zapotosky  |  08:45 AM ET, 05/31/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Internal Affairs, Matt Zapotosky, Pr. George's

Posted at 06:24 PM ET, 05/30/2012

Police: Man dead at fire scene shot self

Police said investigators believe he shot himself after a dispute with his wife in the Temple Hills area.

By Matt Zapotosky  |  06:24 PM ET, 05/30/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Matt Zapotosky, Pr. George's

Posted at 07:12 AM ET, 05/30/2012

Substitute teacher charged with indecent liberties with a student in Prince William County

Substitute teacher and coach in Prince William County accused of exchanging inappropriate messages with a student.

By Maggie Fazeli Fard  |  07:12 AM ET, 05/30/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 07:36 PM ET, 05/29/2012

Man’s body pulled from Potomac River

District authorities recover body near Hains Point and the 14th Street bridge

By Clarence Williams  |  07:36 PM ET, 05/29/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 04:12 PM ET, 05/29/2012

Police release video, looking for help in homicide case

D.C. police are asking for help in identifying a person of interest in the stabbing death of a Maryland man earlier this month.

By Allison Klein  |  04:12 PM ET, 05/29/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:44 PM ET, 05/29/2012

Roger Clemens’s chief accuser said pitcher used performance enhancing drugs to ‘push himself’

Roger Clemens’s chief accuser told a former client that the pitcher used performance-enhancing drugs, according to court testimony Tuesday.

By Ann E. Marimow and Del Quentin Wilber  |  01:44 PM ET, 05/29/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:24 AM ET, 05/29/2012

Clinton man killed in crash

23-year-old man was killed Monday night after he lost control of his car on Route 5 in the Clinton area and collided with another car and several trees, authorities said.

By Matt Zapotosky  |  11:24 AM ET, 05/29/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 08:31 AM ET, 05/29/2012

Man found slain in Bladensburg

Authorities say they are investigating as a homicide the discovery of a body found on a sidewalk in Bladensburg.

By The Associated Press  |  08:31 AM ET, 05/29/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 05:50 PM ET, 05/28/2012

Virginia man injured in boat explosion on Potomac River tributary

The victim was less than 100 yards from his dock in Nomini Creek when gas fumes ignited.

By Emma Brown  |  05:50 PM ET, 05/28/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  virginia marine police, boat accidents

Posted at 05:39 PM ET, 05/28/2012

Fairfax police shoot, wound Mount Vernon man in confrontation

The Mount Vernon man reportedly drew a knife on officers serving a warrant.

By Matt Zapotosky  |  05:39 PM ET, 05/28/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:28 PM ET, 05/28/2012

Waldorf man burned igniting 270-gallon barrel converted to BBQ grill

A 45-year-old man drove himself to hospital with burns over 50% of his body after his homemade grill lit up.

By Matt Zapotosky  |  12:28 PM ET, 05/28/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:52 AM ET, 05/28/2012

Two pedestrians critically hurt in Prince George’s County incidents

Two pedestrians in Prince George’s County were critically injured in separate incidents

By Matt Zapotosky  |  11:52 AM ET, 05/28/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 05:35 PM ET, 05/26/2012

Woman stabbed near D.C. convention center

A woman was stabbed late Friday near the DC convention center.

By Clarence Williams and Martin Weil  |  05:35 PM ET, 05/26/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:21 PM ET, 05/26/2012

Montgomery County conviction in decades-old child rapes

Christopher Chamblin was convicted Friday of 10 sex-related offenses stemming from the rapes 30 years ago of two sisters who were his Silver Spring neighbors.

By Dan Morse  |  01:21 PM ET, 05/26/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 05:28 PM ET, 05/25/2012

Prosecution continues in Roger Clemens trial

A grueling day of technical DNA testimony Friday in the Roger Clemens trial ended on a grim note when proceedings were recessed because a juror learned her mother had died.

By Matt Zapotosky  |  05:28 PM ET, 05/25/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 04:44 PM ET, 05/25/2012

Huguely lawyers seek new trial, cite attorney illness, jury selection concerns

They argue that the judge should have delayed the trial when a defense lawyer was ill.

By Mary Pat Flaherty  |  04:44 PM ET, 05/25/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:10 PM ET, 05/25/2012

Elderly McLean man dies after clothes catch fire while cooking

The man, who was not immediately identified, succumbed early Friday morning after he suffered burns over 40 percent of his body, fire officials said.

By Justin Jouvenal  |  01:10 PM ET, 05/25/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  man dies in fire, McLean, fire kills man, Dunn Loring, Fairfax County, Fairfax County fire department, man catches fire, Old Meadow Road, fire death, fire fatality

Posted at 11:45 AM ET, 05/25/2012

Marine found dead at Fort Meade identified

A Marine found dead in the Fort Meade barracks has been identified as a 19-year-old North Carolina man, an investigation continues.

By Mary Pat Flaherty  |  11:45 AM ET, 05/25/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:51 AM ET, 05/25/2012

One man found wounded outside courthouse in Fairfax; 2nd wounded man goes to hospital

Fairfax County police investigate incident from a Chantilly area bar.

By Clarence Williams  |  01:51 AM ET, 05/25/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 05:27 PM ET, 05/24/2012

Marine’s death investigated at Fort Meade

The unidentified Marine was found dead in his barracks room Wednesday afternoon at Fort Meade

By Mary Pat Flaherty  |  05:27 PM ET, 05/24/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 05:06 PM ET, 05/24/2012

Bethesda teen charged in burglaries

Montgomery County police said tracking software from a stolen iPad led officers to a 14-year-old who is accused of burglarizing four houses.

By Dan Morse  |  05:06 PM ET, 05/24/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 03:10 PM ET, 05/24/2012

Jaywalker found with gun: police

A man stopped by an officer for jaywalking fled from an officer and ditched a backpack carrying a loaded gun, Montgomery County police said.

By Dan Morse  |  03:10 PM ET, 05/24/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:31 PM ET, 05/24/2012

Twin brothers wanted for Florida killing arrested in Virginia

Brothers allegedly gunned down a man down as he stood in his Palm Bay, Fla. driveway.

By Justin Jouvenal  |  01:31 PM ET, 05/24/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:55 PM ET, 05/24/2012

Father, two sons found dead in manure pit on Maryland farm

A father and his two sons died in an apparent farm accident in Kent County, police said.

By Mary Pat Flaherty  |  12:55 PM ET, 05/24/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:27 AM ET, 05/24/2012

Controversial auction of Reagan blood vial canceled

By Del Quentin Wilber  |  11:27 AM ET, 05/24/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 07:17 AM ET, 05/24/2012

State Bar admonishes Fairfax County prosecutor

A Fairfax County prosecutor was found guilty of misconduct by the Virginia State Bar.

By Justin Jouvenal  |  07:17 AM ET, 05/24/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 06:42 AM ET, 05/24/2012

Man stabbed overnight near Friendship Heights Metro station

Police have arrested a suspect in the stabbing outside the Friendship Heights Metro station in Chevy Chase.

By Dan Morse and Maggie Fazeli Fard  |  06:42 AM ET, 05/24/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:42 PM ET, 05/23/2012

Eight D.C. firefighters taken to clinic after feeling dizzy at NE firehouse

Firefighters fought blaze at NE apartment building earlier Wednesday

By Clarence Williams  |  11:42 PM ET, 05/23/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 05:25 PM ET, 05/23/2012

Assault charge against Prince William County elementary teacher dismissed

A judge dismissed the case against Cynthia Farris Hall at a December 2012 trial, her lawyer said.

By Jeremy Borden  |  05:25 PM ET, 05/23/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 05:07 PM ET, 05/23/2012

Tae Kwon Do instructor indicted for inappropriate contact with minors

The instructor allegedly propositioned two girls at his successful martial arts studio in Springfield, according to a search warrant.

By Justin Jouvenal  |  05:07 PM ET, 05/23/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Springfield, instructor, sex abuse, Tae Kwon Do, martial arts master, sex abuse

Posted at 03:40 PM ET, 05/23/2012

Fatal Prince William County I-95 crash not related to wet weather, police say

Tuesday crash killed Kevin Mullins of Stafford, struck two other cars.

By Jeremy Borden  |  03:40 PM ET, 05/23/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:36 PM ET, 05/23/2012

District investigating report of burning police, EMS personnel documents

The documents were found burning in a dumpster, union documents allege.

By David Marino-Nachison  |  01:36 PM ET, 05/23/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:45 AM ET, 05/23/2012

Police impersonation charge for Maryland man in Annapolis incident

The man allegedly asked a person to perform a field sobriety test.

By David Marino-Nachison  |  11:45 AM ET, 05/23/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:35 AM ET, 05/23/2012

Snoring 911 operator heard on call

A woman who called Montgomery County 911 in April was briefly sent to a sleeping rescue operator before being transferred to someone who was awake.

By Dan Morse  |  11:35 AM ET, 05/23/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 07:15 AM ET, 05/23/2012

District Heights man arrested in fatal stabbing

Man accused of killing woman in her District Heights home, which police believe the two shared.

By Maggie Fazeli Fard  |  07:15 AM ET, 05/23/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 07:02 AM ET, 05/23/2012

Pedestrian fatally struck by car in Prince George’s County

A pedestrian was killed overnight after being hit by a car in Prince George’s County, police said.

By Maggie Fazeli Fard  |  07:02 AM ET, 05/23/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 04:46 PM ET, 05/22/2012

Body found in Leesburg drainage pond

The body of a Loudoun County man was pulled from a Leesburg drainage pond Tuesday after police resumed their search for a possible drowning victim.

By Caitlin Gibson  |  04:46 PM ET, 05/22/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 04:40 PM ET, 05/22/2012

Two die in wrecks on I-95 in Prince William; one driver charged

Wet morning turns fatal on I-95.

By Jeremy Borden  |  04:40 PM ET, 05/22/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 04:21 PM ET, 05/22/2012

Gary Giordano charged with indecent exposure

Police say Giordano, linked to an Aruba missing person case, was having sex in a parking garage.

By Dan Morse  |  04:21 PM ET, 05/22/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 03:28 PM ET, 05/22/2012

Lake Jackson area in Manassas: Evacuations ordered due to high water

School buses canceled after roads are flooded; more storms expected Tuesday evening.

By Jeremy Borden  |  03:28 PM ET, 05/22/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 03:14 PM ET, 05/22/2012

Murder conviction for Elias Abuelazam in Flint, Mich.

The man suspected in a string of stabbings was convicted Tuesday of first-degree murder.

By the Associated Press  |  03:14 PM ET, 05/22/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 03:00 PM ET, 05/22/2012

Man sought in District Heights domestic slaying

Homicide detectives are searching for a man who stabbed a woman to death during a domestic dispute in District Heights early Tuesday, authorities said.

By Matt Zapotosky  |  03:00 PM ET, 05/22/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Matt Zapotosky, Pr. George's, Homicide

Posted at 12:37 PM ET, 05/22/2012

Owners, managers of seven Pr. George’s night clubs indicted in broad tax and licensing crackdown

Sixteen charged with tax, alcohol and licensing violations in what prosecutors call a far-reaching crackdown.

By Matt Zapotosky  |  12:37 PM ET, 05/22/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Matt Zapotosky, Pr. George's, From the Courthouse

Posted at 09:08 AM ET, 05/22/2012

Burglars forced Stafford County, Va. homeowners to strip naked, report says

The Stafford County couple and their baby weren’t hurt, but cash, jewelry, computer equipment and a digital camera were taken in the home invasion.

By Maggie Fazeli Fard  |  09:08 AM ET, 05/22/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Crime, Virginia Crime

Posted at 08:03 AM ET, 05/22/2012

Murder conviction for man in Maryland dentist’s killing

The Baltimore man, 25, was also found guilty Monday by an Anne Arundel County jury of other offenses.

By the Associated Press  |  08:03 AM ET, 05/22/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 08:00 AM ET, 05/22/2012

George Stevenson, allegedly stabbed by stepson, dies

Galen Stevenson had been charged as an adult with attempted first-degree murder.

By the Associated Press  |  08:00 AM ET, 05/22/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 06:26 AM ET, 05/22/2012

Police: Man fatally shot in head in Southeast D.C.

Police are investigating a deadly overnight shooting in the Barry Farm neighborhood.

By Maggie Fazeli Fard  |  06:26 AM ET, 05/22/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 06:23 AM ET, 05/22/2012

Police searching for man suspected in shooting death of D.C. woman

Reynard Cook, 28, is accused of fatally shooting 30-year-old Yolanda Stone in February.

By Maggie Fazeli Fard  |  06:23 AM ET, 05/22/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 05:00 AM ET, 05/22/2012

On-line auction site is selling a vial of President Reagan’s blood taken after 1981 assassination attempt, drawing scorn from his doctors

An auction site claims it is selling a vial used to draw Reagan’s blood after his gunshot wound in ‘81.

By Del Quentin Wilber  |  05:00 AM ET, 05/22/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:05 PM ET, 05/21/2012

Victim dies three months after shooting

A woman found shot in Northeast three months ago died Sunday

By Martin Weil  |  11:05 PM ET, 05/21/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 06:10 PM ET, 05/21/2012

Man, 40, arrested in deadly Friday D.C. stabbing

On Monday, police arrested Herbert Hancock Hayes.

By David Marino-Nachison  |  06:10 PM ET, 05/21/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 03:51 PM ET, 05/21/2012

Rape suspect ordered held without bond

The suspect in at least some in a spate of high-profile rapes and sexual assaults in the Hyattsville-Mount Rainier area was ordered held without bond Monday.

By Matt Zapotosky  |  03:51 PM ET, 05/21/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Matt Zapotosky, Pr. George's, Sex Crimes, From the Courthouse

Posted at 02:39 PM ET, 05/21/2012

Man shot and killed by Fairfax County police identified

Gray Alan Combs, Jr., 22, of no fixed address, allegedly threatened officers with a sword.

By Justin Jouvenal  |  02:39 PM ET, 05/21/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:27 PM ET, 05/21/2012

Roger Clemens trial: Brian McNamee testifies to supplying drugs to ballplayers

The former strength coach for Roger Clemens testified that he supplied other big league ballplayers with performance-enhancing drugs.

By Ann Marimow and Del Wilber  |  01:27 PM ET, 05/21/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Roger Clemens

Posted at 08:38 AM ET, 05/21/2012

D.C. police: Missing 6-year-old boy from Columbia Heights has been located

Police and family members searched before dawn Monday for Jayvon Brown, missing since Sunday.

By Maggie Fazeli Fard  |  08:38 AM ET, 05/21/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 08:01 AM ET, 05/21/2012

Woman dead, sister hurt after Virginia stabbing attack

Police said detectives have developed a “very strong person of interest” in the incident.

By the Associated Press  |  08:01 AM ET, 05/21/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 07:21 AM ET, 05/21/2012

Police investigate possible drowning in Leesburg drainage pond

Divers have found no sign of a man reportedly seen struggling in a drainage pond in northeast Leesburg on Sunday.

By Maggie Fazeli Fard  |  07:21 AM ET, 05/21/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 07:17 AM ET, 05/21/2012

Police investigate fatal motorcycle crash in Howard County

Police said the victim drove off the roadway and hit a sign post on MD Route 99 Sunday night.

By Maggie Fazeli Fard  |  07:17 AM ET, 05/21/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:12 PM ET, 05/20/2012

Fatal crash closes Baltimore-Washington Parkway

A fatal crash forced authorities to close the Baltimore-Washington Parkway for three hours Sunday morning, U.S. Park Police said.

By Del Quentin Wilber  |  10:12 PM ET, 05/20/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 02:46 PM ET, 05/20/2012

Police investigating possible murder-suicide in Montgomery County

By Del Quentin Wilber  |  02:46 PM ET, 05/20/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 02:15 PM ET, 05/20/2012

Off-duty Prince George’s officer charged with DUI

By Del Quentin Wilber  |  02:15 PM ET, 05/20/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 02:06 PM ET, 05/20/2012

Man killed in standoff with Fairfax County police

An sword-wielding man was fatally shot Saturday night after a standoff with Fairfax County police, authorities said.

By Del Quentin Wilber  |  02:06 PM ET, 05/20/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:39 PM ET, 05/19/2012

PG carjack suspect seized in Takoma Park

PG carjack suspect found in Takoma Park woods.

By Clarence Williams and Martin Weil  |  11:39 PM ET, 05/19/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:15 AM ET, 05/19/2012

Two teens arrested in shooting outside Rockville metro station station that injured two

Police say the attack, for which the pair have been charged as adults, may have stemmed from an “ongoing dispute.”

By Maria Glod  |  11:15 AM ET, 05/19/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:42 PM ET, 05/18/2012

Man unconscious after N. Capitol stabbing

A man was found unconscious on N. Capitol St.

By Clarence Williams  |  11:42 PM ET, 05/18/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 06:09 PM ET, 05/18/2012

Report: Michael Davis tested negative for drugs when arrested

An unidentified witness had told detectives that he had a “history” of using PCP.

By Keith L. Alexander  |  06:09 PM ET, 05/18/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 04:06 PM ET, 05/18/2012

Three charged in connection with robbery spree

Police said they are investigating whether the men are responsible for a string of armed robberies at gas stations, convenience stores and fast food joints.

By Matt Zapotosky  |  04:06 PM ET, 05/18/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Matt Zapotosky, Pr. George's, Robbery

Posted at 03:34 PM ET, 05/18/2012

District man arrested in December 31 killing

Police said they arrested Alex Jerome Cater, 31, of Northeast, on Friday.

By David Marino-Nachison  |  03:34 PM ET, 05/18/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 02:08 PM ET, 05/18/2012

Bowie woman killed in early morning crash

A 21-year-old Bowie woman was killed after a man plowed into the back of the car she sitting in at a red light on Collington Road, police said. Investigators believe alcohol and speed contributed to the incident.

By Matt Zapotosky  |  02:08 PM ET, 05/18/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Matt Zapotosky, Pr. George's, Traffic Accidents

Posted at 11:51 AM ET, 05/18/2012

Fairfax shooting victim identified as Landover man

Police in Fairfax County are looking for the gunman who shot and killed Morgan D. Monroe Jr. of Landover in Mount Vernon on Wednesday night.

By Maggie Fazeli Fard and Justin Jouvenal  |  11:51 AM ET, 05/18/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:46 AM ET, 05/18/2012

D.C. police seek leads in 2010 killing of Rajeshkumar Patel

Patel’s shooting death took place in December 2010 in Northeast Washington.

By David Marino-Nachison  |  10:46 AM ET, 05/18/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:58 AM ET, 05/18/2012

Roger Clemens trial: Prosecutors seek to present evidence of McNamee injecting players with drugs

Federal prosecutors want to present evidence that their star witness injected other players with performance-enhancing drugs.

By Del Quentin Wilber  |  09:58 AM ET, 05/18/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Roger Clemens

Posted at 07:49 AM ET, 05/18/2012

Two additional gang associates plead guilty in Fairfax prostitution ring, officials say

Men admit to participating in a prostitution ring that recruited local high school girls, authorities said.

By Maggie Fazeli Fard  |  07:49 AM ET, 05/18/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 02:42 PM ET, 05/17/2012

Roger Clemens trial: Defense team hammers Brian McNamee

The cross-examination of the former strength trainer continued for a second day.

By Ann E. Marimow and Del Quentin Wilber  |  02:42 PM ET, 05/17/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Roger Clemens

Posted at 01:10 PM ET, 05/17/2012

Photo may show suspect’s vehicle in Springfield abduction, robbery

Fairfax County police have released the image after a man was abducted, forced to withdraw money and then abandoned in the trunk of his car on May 9.

By Justin Jouvenal  |  01:10 PM ET, 05/17/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 08:17 AM ET, 05/17/2012

Court to hear appeal in Justin Michael Wolfe’s overturned conviction

Wolfe who was sentenced to death for the 2001 slaying of his marijuana supplier, Daniel Petrole.

By the Associated Press  |  08:17 AM ET, 05/17/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:43 PM ET, 05/16/2012

2 shot in Prince William

Victims are expected to survive

By Clarence Williams  |  09:43 PM ET, 05/16/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 08:44 PM ET, 05/16/2012

SUV crashes into 3 cars during police pursuit

One man inside the SUV is injured

By Clarence Williams  |  08:44 PM ET, 05/16/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 04:07 PM ET, 05/16/2012

Child injured in fall in Rockville

A young girl was critically injured Wednesday afternoon in Rockville after she fell from a window and onto a deck 10 feet below, authorities said.

By Matt Zapotosky  |  04:07 PM ET, 05/16/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 03:36 PM ET, 05/16/2012

Olney woman dies after car accident

A 56-year-old Olney woman died after a Wednesday morning car accident in Rockville, Montgomery County Police said.

By Maria Glod  |  03:36 PM ET, 05/16/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 02:47 PM ET, 05/16/2012

3-year-old boy killed Tuesday in Waldorf identified

Charles County authorities said he was Elias Masanaa Charles-Kabongo.

By David Marino-Nachison  |  02:47 PM ET, 05/16/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:41 PM ET, 05/16/2012

Rare coin and bill collection worth as much as $500K snatched from car

Thief makes off with collection it took a collector a lifetime to assemble, police said.

By Justin Jouvenal  |  12:41 PM ET, 05/16/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 07:47 AM ET, 05/16/2012

Former teacher James Ways charged with having sex with student

His first court appearance is set for June 19.

By the Associated Press  |  07:47 AM ET, 05/16/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:42 PM ET, 05/15/2012

Shot in July, man dies in March

Man dies months after being shot

By Martin Weil  |  11:42 PM ET, 05/15/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 06:59 PM ET, 05/15/2012

Child killed by SUV in Charles County

Officials say boy, 3, walked into path of oncoming vehicle

By Martin Weil  |  06:59 PM ET, 05/15/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:48 PM ET, 05/15/2012

Two accused in Merrifield assault, rape

The woman was assaulted behind a building in the 2400 block of Gallows Road shortly after 1 a.m. on Friday, police said.

By Justin Jouvenal  |  01:48 PM ET, 05/15/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:34 PM ET, 05/15/2012

Roger Clemens trial: Brian McNamee saved medical waste at wife’s insistence

‘You are going to go down’ for someone else, the strength coach said she told him.

By Ann E. Marimow and Del Quentin Wilber  |  01:34 PM ET, 05/15/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Roger Clemens

Posted at 10:28 AM ET, 05/15/2012

Baby’s stabbing death in D.C.: Person of interest appears in video

D.C. police have released surveillance video of a person of interest in the death of Kuron Hunt, who died after his pregnant mother was stabbed in the stomach.

By Maggie Fazeli Fard  |  10:28 AM ET, 05/15/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  D.C. crime, Crime

Posted at 09:22 AM ET, 05/15/2012

D.C. police-involved shooting leaves one man dead, officer injured

It happened overnight in Southeast D.C. while officers were looking for a suspect in an earlier shooting.

By Maggie Fazeli Fard  |  09:22 AM ET, 05/15/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 08:14 AM ET, 05/15/2012

Hearing set in Frederick woman's March 2011 killing

The scheduling conference for Jose Mejia-Varela is scheduled for Tuesday morning in Frederick County Circuit Court.

By the Associated Press  |  08:14 AM ET, 05/15/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 08:10 AM ET, 05/15/2012

Prison for 2 in Army flashlight theft scheme

They intended to take tactical flashlights from the Virginia Army National Guard.

By the Associated Press  |  08:10 AM ET, 05/15/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 08:06 AM ET, 05/15/2012

Hearing scheduled in case of Marine’s D.C. killing

Michael Joseph Poth, 20, is charged in the late April death of Philip M. Bushong, 23.

By David Marino-Nachison  |  08:06 AM ET, 05/15/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 06:04 PM ET, 05/14/2012

Woman sentenced in $70 million mortgage fraud scheme

Carole Nelson worked for Metro Dream Homes, which prosecutors say bilked homeowners who invested cash in return for later mortgage payments.

By Maria Glod  |  06:04 PM ET, 05/14/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 04:57 PM ET, 05/14/2012

Afternoon stabbing in Northeast D.C.

The motive for the attack was not immediately clear.

By Paul Duggan  |  04:57 PM ET, 05/14/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 03:35 PM ET, 05/14/2012

Search warrant details deadly encounter on Fairfax County road

Near collision sparked altercation that led to one driver running over another over, according to the search warrant.

By Justin Jouvenal  |  03:35 PM ET, 05/14/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 03:22 PM ET, 05/14/2012

Men wanted in six weekend robberies

Prince George’s County police are looking for two men who they think robbed at least six gas stations, convenience stores and fast food joints in a weekend crime spree.

By Matt Zapotosky  |  03:22 PM ET, 05/14/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Pr. George's, Robbery, Matt Zapotosky

Posted at 11:42 AM ET, 05/14/2012

Roger Clemens trial judge: Jury can consider Pettitte testimony

The pitcher’s former teammate provided one of the trial’s most-dramatic moments.

By Ann E. Marimow and Del Quentin Wilber  |  11:42 AM ET, 05/14/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Roger Clemens

Posted at 10:15 AM ET, 05/14/2012

Road reopened after suspicious package reported at Saudi Embassy

No hazardous materials were found, police say.

By David Marino-Nachison  |  10:15 AM ET, 05/14/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 07:54 AM ET, 05/14/2012

Sentencing hearings for 2 in Virginia moonshine case

Two men were convicted of making illegal whiskey.

By the Associated Press  |  07:54 AM ET, 05/14/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 02:56 PM ET, 05/13/2012

Fire damages Marlow Heights auto repair shop

A fire severely damaged an automotive repair shop in Marlow Heights on Sunday morning

By Annys Shin  |  02:56 PM ET, 05/13/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 02:46 PM ET, 05/13/2012

One dead in Prince George’s motorcycle crash

Clinton man, 51, dies after crashing his motorcycle into a tractor trailer on Saturday night

By Annys Shin  |  02:46 PM ET, 05/13/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 02:36 PM ET, 05/13/2012

Man dies in Va. motorcycle crash

Motorcyclist dies after head-on collision with a car in Spotsylvania county Saturday night.

By Annys Shin  |  02:36 PM ET, 05/13/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:45 AM ET, 05/12/2012

Man found shot dead in Southeast on Saturday morning

A second man was found shot with non-life-threatening injuries.

By Daniel de Vise  |  11:45 AM ET, 05/12/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:42 AM ET, 05/12/2012

3 charged with murder in death of Steven Moore

Steven Moore was found suffering from fatal gunshot wounds in Northeast Washington on Dec. 3. The men were charged with first-degree murder.

By David Marino-Nachison  |  10:42 AM ET, 05/12/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 06:40 PM ET, 05/11/2012

Man shot one block from D.C. police station

Police investigate non-fatal shooting near 1st District station in Southwest

By Clarence Williams and Martin Weil  |  06:40 PM ET, 05/11/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 04:08 PM ET, 05/11/2012

Video released of armed 7-Eleven robbery

Montgomery County police on Friday released dramatic surveillance video of an armed robbery of a 7-Eleven store in hopes that someone might step forward and help identify the two masked men.

By Dan Morse  |  04:08 PM ET, 05/11/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 03:01 PM ET, 05/11/2012

Accused White House shooter faces new charges

Oscar Ramiro Ortega-Hernandez, who allegedly opened fire on the executive mansion with a rifle last year, has been charged with two additional offenses, authorities said.

By Paul Duggan  |  03:01 PM ET, 05/11/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 02:07 PM ET, 05/11/2012

50-year-old woman hit, sexually assaulted in Merrifield area, police say

The attack occurred behind a building in the 2400 block of Gallows Road around 1:10 a.m., police said.

By Justin Jouvenal  |  02:07 PM ET, 05/11/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:36 PM ET, 05/11/2012

Teen arrested in mosque vandalism

The vandalism caused about $200,000 in damage to the Ahmadiyya Muslim Community Mosque, which is slated to open in Chantilly at the end of May.

By Justin Jouvenal  |  01:36 PM ET, 05/11/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:42 PM ET, 05/11/2012

Michael Davis, suspect in hammer attacks, ruled incompetent to stand trial

The teen accused of killing a D.C. tourist will be evaluated at St. Elizabeths.

By Keith L. Alexander  |  12:42 PM ET, 05/11/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 08:30 AM ET, 05/11/2012

D.C. man arrested in connection with slaying of woman in Prince George’s County

Jermaine Anthony Livingston, 40, is accused of killing 32-year-old Raquel Israel in her District Heights apartment.

By Maggie Fazeli Fard  |  08:30 AM ET, 05/11/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 06:39 AM ET, 05/11/2012

Toddler from Laurel nearly drowns in bathtub

Family members founder the girl, now in critical condition, under water in the tub and performed CPR.

By Clarence Williams  |  06:39 AM ET, 05/11/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:55 PM ET, 05/10/2012

Man shot in Landover area park

Victim expected to survive wounds from attack in Kentland Neighborhood Park

By Clarence Williams  |  10:55 PM ET, 05/10/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 07:56 PM ET, 05/10/2012

Man burned in D.C. propane tank explosion

A caterer’s propane tank exploded and caused a flash fire at the National Building Museum, official says.

By Clarence Williams  |  07:56 PM ET, 05/10/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:38 PM ET, 05/10/2012

Roger Clemens trial: Team doctor disputes pitcher’s statements on injections

David Lintner, the Houston Astros’ doctor, began to lay the groundwork for prosecutors who are trying to prove that Clemens obstructed Congress.

By Ann E. Marimow and Del Quentin Wilber  |  12:38 PM ET, 05/10/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Roger Clemens

Posted at 08:45 AM ET, 05/10/2012

Michael Davis, 19, charged with murder in April attack

He sought to buy a gun in mid-April, according to court documents.

By Keith L. Alexander  |  08:45 AM ET, 05/10/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 08:38 AM ET, 05/10/2012

No sign of foul play in rest stop death: police

Virginia State Police say there are no apparent signs of foul play in the death of a man whose body was found at a rest stop off Interstate 66 in Manassas.

By The Associated Press  |  08:38 AM ET, 05/10/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 08:34 AM ET, 05/10/2012

Va. DNA testing to be released

Virginia officials plan to release reports on post-conviction testing that excluded the DNA of 78 people convicted of crimes.

By The Associated Press  |  08:34 AM ET, 05/10/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 07:28 PM ET, 05/09/2012

2 people stabbed in separate incidents near U.S. Capitol

Two victims expected to survive attacks

By Clarence Williams  |  07:28 PM ET, 05/09/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 06:27 PM ET, 05/09/2012

Fairfax County police officer, James Summers, charged with sexually assaulting former girlfriend

The officer has been charged with sexually assaulting a woman in 2009 while the two were dating, police said.

By Justin Jouvenal  |  06:27 PM ET, 05/09/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 05:53 PM ET, 05/09/2012

Possible serial burglar caught in Fairfax County: police

Police said they may have caught a serial burglar responsible for as many as 26 Fairfax County break-ins.

By Justin Jouvenal  |  05:53 PM ET, 05/09/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 05:15 PM ET, 05/09/2012

Body found at I-66 rest stop

Virginia State police investigate death in Manassas area

By Clarence Williams  |  05:15 PM ET, 05/09/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 03:56 PM ET, 05/09/2012

Police: Springfield man abducted, forced to withdraw money from bank

Three men abducted a Springfield man at gunpoint and forced him to withdraw money from two banks, before they abandoned him in the trunk of his car, Fairfax County police said.

By Justin Jouvenal  |  03:56 PM ET, 05/09/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 02:19 PM ET, 05/09/2012

Roger Clemens trial: Defense attacks testimony of Kirk Radomski

Lawyers for the pitcher called the former steroid supplier to major league ballplayers a liar and exaggerator.

By Ann E. Marimow and Del Quentin Wilber  |  02:19 PM ET, 05/09/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Roger Clemens

Posted at 12:02 PM ET, 05/09/2012

Roger Clemens trial: Prosecution urges judge not to strike Pettitte testimony

The federal judge could rule any time.

By Del Quentin Wilber and Ann E. Marimow  |  12:02 PM ET, 05/09/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Roger Clemens

Posted at 08:22 AM ET, 05/09/2012

Life in prison for NaJarred Walker in 2004 Maryland rape

Walker was sentenced Tuesday in Frederick County Circuit Court.

By the Associated Press  |  08:22 AM ET, 05/09/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 08:19 AM ET, 05/09/2012

Wednesday ceremony to honor fallen Md. state troopers

State Police Superintendent Marcus L. Brown is leading a ceremony at 11 a.m. Wednesday at the agency’s Pikesville headquarters.

By the Associated Press  |  08:19 AM ET, 05/09/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 08:19 AM ET, 05/09/2012

Composite sketch released of police impersonator who robbed driver in Silver Spring

Investigators are still looking for the man who posed as an officer and robbed a woman in Silver Spring last week.

By Maggie Fazeli Fard  |  08:19 AM ET, 05/09/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 04:32 PM ET, 05/08/2012

Md. woman bitten by Rottweiler

An Olney woman was bitten by a neighbor’s Rottweiler while walking through their neighborhood May 7, according to police.

By Rachel Karas  |  04:32 PM ET, 05/08/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Crime Scene

Posted at 01:20 PM ET, 05/08/2012

Roger Clemens trial judge: Bored jurors are ‘fed up’

“Somebody is going to pay a price for that,” a federal judge told attorneys before proceedings began Tuesday.

By Ann E. Marimow and Del Quentin Wilber  |  01:20 PM ET, 05/08/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Roger Clemens

Posted at 01:20 PM ET, 05/08/2012

NVCC Woodbridge campus closed due to bomb threat

Police are checking the area for a bomb reported near the school’s main building.

By Jeremy Borden  |  01:20 PM ET, 05/08/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:27 AM ET, 05/08/2012

Stabbing suspect trial to begin in Mich.

Elias Abuelazam, who also is suspected in a series of attacks in Loudoun County, is scheduled to go to trial in Michigan on a murder charge.

By The Associated Press  |  09:27 AM ET, 05/08/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:39 PM ET, 05/07/2012

Motorcyclist killed in crash sparked by buzzard

An Upper Marlboro man was killed in a freak motorcycle crash Sunday afternoon that was sparked, in part, when the man collided with a low flying buzzard, police said.

By Matt Zapotosky  |  01:39 PM ET, 05/07/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Matt Zapotosky, Pr. George's, Traffic Accidents

Posted at 01:05 PM ET, 05/07/2012

Roger Clemens’s attorneys argue Andy Pettitte’s testimony should be thrown out

Andy Pettitte had backed away from his story that Roger Clemens had told him he used performance-enhancing drugs.

By Ann E. Marimow and Del Quentin Wilber  |  01:05 PM ET, 05/07/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Roger Clemens

Posted at 11:57 AM ET, 05/07/2012

Twelve Pr. George’s students suffer minor injuries in school bus crash

Twelve Prince George’s County students and their school bus driver suffered minor injuries Monday morning when their bus was involved in an accident, police said.

By Matt Zapotosky  |  11:57 AM ET, 05/07/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 04:51 PM ET, 05/06/2012

Kevin Ricks returns to Maryland to face sex abuse charges

Former Manassas teacher, serving a 25-year federal sentence, allegedly abused a German foreign exchange student in 2003-04

By Josh White  |  04:51 PM ET, 05/06/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:38 AM ET, 05/06/2012

Prince George’s police investigating fatal hit-and-run

Samuel Diaz, 28, of Hyattsville, was struck about 9 p.m. Saturday night in Lewisville by a silver SUV, police said.

By Maggie Fazeli Fard  |  11:38 AM ET, 05/06/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:46 AM ET, 05/06/2012

Man suspected of fatally shooting his son in Gaithersburg

The shooting took place about 8:45 p.m. Saturday. Police said that the victim is a 23-year-old man and the suspect is his 55-year-old father.

By Maggie Fazeli Fard  |  10:46 AM ET, 05/06/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 03:25 PM ET, 05/05/2012

Silver Spring woman allegedly killed by estranged husband

By Keith L. Alexander  |  03:25 PM ET, 05/05/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 02:30 PM ET, 05/05/2012

Arrest made in fatal stabbing of Northeast D.C. man

A Southeast Washington man was arrested late Friday and charged with first degree murder while armed in the stabbing death of a District man.

By Keith L. Alexander  |  02:30 PM ET, 05/05/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:23 AM ET, 05/05/2012

Body found on Rock Creek Parkway

District police officers were investigating the death of a person whose body was found on Rock Creek Parkway Saturday around 6:30 a.m.

By Keith L. Alexander  |  11:23 AM ET, 05/05/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 07:24 PM ET, 05/04/2012

Missing girl, Ashlie Mae O’Brien, with family member: Police

A 12-year-old girl who had been missing since last Friday and was considered in danger is in the custody of a family member, Fairfax County police said Friday.

By Justin Jouvenal  |  07:24 PM ET, 05/04/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 06:50 PM ET, 05/04/2012

Police: Motorist dies following argument with driver

A motorist died in the Alexandria section of Fairfax County Friday morning following an argument with another driver, police said.

By Justin Jouvenal  |  06:50 PM ET, 05/04/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 06:24 PM ET, 05/04/2012

D.C. man charged in 1998 slayings

A District man awaiting trial in a federal drug case was charged Friday in the long-unsolved shooting deaths of two men in Northwest Washington.

By Paul Duggan  |  06:24 PM ET, 05/04/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 05:44 PM ET, 05/04/2012

District man charged with threatening Amtrak bridge

A federal grand jury has indicted Michael J. Dennis, 27, on charges that he made two threats against a bridge that runs over railroad tracks north of Union Station.

By Jimm Phillips  |  05:44 PM ET, 05/04/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:32 AM ET, 05/04/2012

Ellicott City church shootings: Police identify suspect, victims

Brenda Brewington was fatally shot and Marguerite Mary Kohn was critically injured at an Ellicott City church.

By Maggie Fazeli Fard and Jimm Phillips  |  10:32 AM ET, 05/04/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 08:17 AM ET, 05/04/2012

38 years for Virginia man in robbery spree

U.S. Attorney Neil H. MacBride says 23-year-old Gary Young and an accomplice netted more than $5,000.

By the Associated Press  |  08:17 AM ET, 05/04/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 08:15 AM ET, 05/04/2012

Large counterfeit merchandise seizure at Md. flea market

Federal authorities say more than $47 million in counterfeit merchandise was seized at the Patapsco Flea Market.

By the Associated Press  |  08:15 AM ET, 05/04/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 08:12 AM ET, 05/04/2012

Baltimore’s Frederick Bealefeld to retire in August

He has been Baltimore’s police commissioner for five years.

By the Associated Press  |  08:12 AM ET, 05/04/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 08:12 AM ET, 05/04/2012

7 years for Ronnie Lawson in ‘smiley-face’ bank robbery attempt

He passed a bank teller a note that included the message ‘Happy Holidays!’

By Del Quentin Wilber  |  08:12 AM ET, 05/04/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 08:10 AM ET, 05/04/2012

Pedestrian killed in Woodbridge crash

The collision happened Thursday evening in the area of Dale Boulevard and Forestdale Avenue.

By Maggie Fazeli Fard  |  08:10 AM ET, 05/04/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 06:05 PM ET, 05/03/2012

Kilby Elementary Principal Jenny Bermant arrested for embezzlement

The Woodbridge educator is accused of putting personal expenses on a school credit card.

By Jeremy Borden  |  06:05 PM ET, 05/03/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 05:13 PM ET, 05/03/2012

Guilty plea for Kevin Britton in international car theft ring

He pleaded guilty to conspiracy to commit interstate transportation of stolen motor vehicles, authorities said.

By Matt Zapotosky  |  05:13 PM ET, 05/03/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Matt Zapotosky, Pr. George's, Around the World

Posted at 04:02 PM ET, 05/03/2012

Rape suspect arrested at BWI

Prince George’s County Sheriff’s Deputies arrested a rape suspect at the Baltimore Washington International Airport, authorities said.

By Matt Zapotosky  |  04:02 PM ET, 05/03/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Crime Scene

Posted at 02:22 PM ET, 05/03/2012

Prison for Leslie Waffen, ex-Archives official who admitted stealing historical recordings

Leslie Waffen also is sentenced to 2 years of probation and ordered to pay a $10,000 fine.

By Erica W. Morrison  |  02:22 PM ET, 05/03/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:45 PM ET, 05/03/2012

Roger Clemens trial: Jurors see needles purported to have contained star’s steroids

Government investigator Jeff Novitzky testified Wednesday that he recovered the items from Brian McNamee, Clemens’s former strength coach.

By Ann E. Marimow  |  01:45 PM ET, 05/03/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Roger Clemens

Posted at 11:23 AM ET, 05/03/2012

Prison for Christina Moore on child abuse charges in Prince William

She pleaded guilty to child abuse charges stemming from March 2011.

By Jeremy Borden  |  11:23 AM ET, 05/03/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:50 AM ET, 05/03/2012

Police impersonator in Silver Spring pulls driver over, steals her purse

The suspect made the woman sit on the curb while he claimed to search her vehicle, police said.

By Maggie Fazeli Fard  |  09:50 AM ET, 05/03/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:22 AM ET, 05/03/2012

Roger Clemens trial: Prosecutors should not be surprised by Pettitte admission, attorneys say

The pitcher testified Wednesday that he may have misheard his former teammate and friend tell him that he’d used performance-enhancing drugs.

By Ann E. Marimow and Del Quentin Wilber  |  09:22 AM ET, 05/03/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Roger Clemens

Posted at 09:15 AM ET, 05/03/2012

Bicyclist struck and killed by car in Olney

The crash scene on MD 108 in Olney remains under investigation and has tied up traffic in the area.

By Maggie Fazeli Fard  |  09:15 AM ET, 05/03/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 08:32 AM ET, 05/03/2012

Suspected robber threatened victims with blood-filled syringe, Taser gun

A Columbia man allegedly robbed a CVS pharmacist by threatening her with a syringe he said contained AIDS-tainted blood.

By Sylvia Carignan  |  08:32 AM ET, 05/03/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Crime Scene, Robbery

Posted at 08:30 AM ET, 05/03/2012

Trial for accused shooter Christopher Speight to be delayed

By the Associated Press  |  08:30 AM ET, 05/03/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 08:26 AM ET, 05/03/2012

Decision expected in Baltimore neighborhood watch beating trial

Judge Pamela White is expected to announce her decision Thursday afternoon in the case of Eliyahu and Avi Werdesheim.

By the Associated Press  |  08:26 AM ET, 05/03/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 08:23 AM ET, 05/03/2012

Prison for Virginia mother in infant’s suffocation death

Twenty-five-year-old Robin Imami Varner pleaded guilty to involuntary manslaughter in February.

By the Associated Press  |  08:23 AM ET, 05/03/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 07:24 PM ET, 05/02/2012

Christina Moore to be sentenced in drywall child abuse case

Moore has pleaded guilty to child abuse charges after she helped use drywall to barricade her three children.

By Jeremy Borden  |  07:24 PM ET, 05/02/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 07:06 PM ET, 05/02/2012

Some George Huguely trial exhibits will go public

Videotaped statement he gave police about Yeardley Love’s death will be among some exhibits open to the public on May 15.

By Mary Pat Flaherty  |  07:06 PM ET, 05/02/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 06:04 PM ET, 05/02/2012

D.C. man arrested in man’s 2009 fatal shooting

James R. Wood was arrested Tuesday night in the 2009 shooting death of a 22-year-old in Southeast Washington, police said.

By Paul Duggan  |  06:04 PM ET, 05/02/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 04:55 PM ET, 05/02/2012

Ashlie Mae O’Brien considered missing and in danger, police say

Ashlie Mae O’Brien told her guardians she was going to a friend’s house, but never arrived, police said.

By Justin Jouvenal  |  04:55 PM ET, 05/02/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 03:34 PM ET, 05/02/2012

Sexual battery conviction for Michael A. Gardner

He previously served as chairman of the Falls Church City Democratic Committee. 

By Allison Klein  |  03:34 PM ET, 05/02/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 02:43 PM ET, 05/02/2012

College Park bouncer charged with assault

Prince George’s County police have charged a bouncer at a popular College Park bar with first-degree assault and related counts for allegedly beating up a man outside the establishment.

By Matt Zapotosky  |  02:43 PM ET, 05/02/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:26 AM ET, 05/02/2012

Roger Clemens trial: Pettitte might have misunderstood friend on drug use

Pettitte’s admission under cross-examination is a damaging blow for federal prosecutors.

By Del Quentin Wilber and Ann E. Marimow  |  10:26 AM ET, 05/02/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Roger Clemens

Posted at 10:13 AM ET, 05/02/2012

Man charged with arson in Chevy Chase blaze

First intentionally set displaces more than 100 people from Chevy Chase apartment building

By Dan Morse  |  10:13 AM ET, 05/02/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:02 AM ET, 05/02/2012

Roger Clemens trial: Andy Pettitte to return to stand

The star pitcher testified at length Tuesday, at times appearing uncomfortable.

By Washington Post staff  |  09:02 AM ET, 05/02/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Roger Clemens

Posted at 08:31 AM ET, 05/02/2012

Md. police investigate fatal car crash in Prince George’s County

Police say the victim lost control of his car and became trapped in his wrecked vehicle early Wednesday morning.

By Maggie Fazeli Fard  |  08:31 AM ET, 05/02/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 08:11 AM ET, 05/02/2012

Passenger convicted of stabbing Metro bus driver

Passenger, accused of trying to masturbate aboard bus, convicted of attempted second-degree murder.

By Dan Morse  |  08:11 AM ET, 05/02/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 08:07 AM ET, 05/02/2012

Juvenile pleas for 2 boys in teen girl’s Baltimore death

Police have said the children apparently were playing when the gun went off.

By the Associated Press  |  08:07 AM ET, 05/02/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 08:07 AM ET, 05/02/2012

Police search for three suspects in College Park carjacking

A man was trying to open his car when three men approached, assaulted him, and took his car, authorities say.

By Maggie Fazeli Fard  |  08:07 AM ET, 05/02/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 08:04 AM ET, 05/02/2012

Judge won’t drop charges in Baltimore beating case

Eliyahu and Avi Werdesheim are charged in the 2010 beating of a 15-year-old boy.

By the Associated Press  |  08:04 AM ET, 05/02/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 08:01 AM ET, 05/02/2012

Md. attempted murder suspect fails to show at trial

LaJaune McCoy did not show up at a hearing in Anne Arundel County Circuit Court on Tuesday.

By the Associated Press  |  08:01 AM ET, 05/02/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:56 PM ET, 05/01/2012

Metro police extra vigilant this week

The cautionary move comes in connection with the anniversary of the killing of Osama Bin Laden

By Martin Weil  |  11:56 PM ET, 05/01/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:55 PM ET, 05/01/2012

D.C. police: Arrest in armed robberies at Safeways

Gunpoint robberies at two D.C. Safeways; police arrest suspect

By Clarence Williams and Martin Weil  |  10:55 PM ET, 05/01/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 04:14 PM ET, 05/01/2012

Loudoun authorities seek possible sex crime victims

The Loudoun County sheriff’s office is looking for possible victims after the arrest of a teenager accused of sexually assaulting a child.

By Caitlin Gibson  |  04:14 PM ET, 05/01/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 03:40 PM ET, 05/01/2012

Image of robbery suspect released

Police say suspects rammed car to stage accident, then kidnapped victim

By Dan Morse  |  03:40 PM ET, 05/01/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Jones Lane robbery, North Potomac robbery, Montgomery County rammed car robbed, ATM robbery, Duct taped victim

Posted at 01:48 PM ET, 05/01/2012

Victims in two D.C. stabbings identified

Lamont A. Devore, 34, and Dwayne E. Brisbon, 33, died in separate stabbing incidents in Kenilworth and Shaw early Tuesday.

By Jimm Phillips  |  01:48 PM ET, 05/01/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:07 PM ET, 05/01/2012

Roger Clemens trial: Andy Pettitte describes friendship with embattled pitcher

Pettitte took the witness stand just before noon Tuesday.

By Del Quentin Wilber  |  01:07 PM ET, 05/01/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Roger Clemens

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

Maryland AG appeals DNA ruling

Gansler says he’ll take decision to prohibit DNA collection from suspects charged in violent crimes to U.S. Supreme Court.

By Matt Zapotosky  |  01:01 PM ET, 05/01/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:40 PM ET, 05/01/2012

Police: Report of shooting in Fairfax Target store

Officers responded to a report of a shooting at the back of a Target store in Fairfax shortly after 11:30 a.m. Tuesday, Fairfax County police said.

By Justin Jouvenal  |  12:40 PM ET, 05/01/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:10 PM ET, 05/01/2012

Roger Clemens trial: Andy Pettitte in District’s federal courthouse Tuesday

Government lawyers have said the testimony of Pettitte would be critical to their case.

By Washington Post Staff  |  12:10 PM ET, 05/01/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Roger Clemens

Posted at 09:27 AM ET, 05/01/2012

‘Armed and dangerous’ fugitive spotted browsing at Barnes & Noble: police

Todd Michael Corrado, 39, was pursued on foot through the Tysons Corner Mall by officers, but managed to escape, police said.

By Justin Jouvenal  |  09:27 AM ET, 05/01/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 08:28 AM ET, 05/01/2012

Police charge man in District robbery, stabbing

They say he stabbed a man who tried to intervene as he robbed a woman in D.C. Southeast.

By David Marino-Nachison  |  08:28 AM ET, 05/01/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  D.C. crime

Posted at 08:14 AM ET, 05/01/2012

Murder charge for District man after Saturday shooting

Dietrich Baker, 23, was arrested Monday afternoon.

By David Marino-Nachison  |  08:14 AM ET, 05/01/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Crime, D.C. crime

Posted at 08:01 AM ET, 05/01/2012

$10M suit after Va. man shot dead by police

The suit claims a police affidavit used to justify the search of William A. Cooper’s home didn’t lay out probable cause.

By the Associated Press  |  08:01 AM ET, 05/01/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 05:20 PM ET, 04/30/2012

District Heights man convicted of killing drug dealer

A District Heights man has been convicted of first-degree murder for the 2001 slaying of a man with whom he sold drugs, authorities said Monday.

By Matt Zapotosky  |  05:20 PM ET, 04/30/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Homicide, Matt Zapotosky, Pr. George's

Posted at 01:41 PM ET, 04/30/2012

Roger Clemens trial: Jurors hear Clemens’s denials; defense seeks to admit unflattering accounts of McNamee

Jurors in the perjury trial of the former baseball star listened to him repeatedly deny using steroids in taped interviews.

By Ann Marimow  |  01:41 PM ET, 04/30/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Roger Clemens

Posted at 07:51 AM ET, 04/30/2012

Baltimore police investigating two weekend deaths

Both bodies have been taken to the medical examiner’s office for autopsies.

By the Associated Press  |  07:51 AM ET, 04/30/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 02:58 PM ET, 05/24/2011

Fleeing Jaywalker ditches loaded gun

By Dan Morse  |  02:58 PM ET, 05/24/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

 

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