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Crime Scene: September, 2012

Posted at 12:17 AM ET, 09/29/2012

Kidnap try at McDonald’s in Montgomery

Kidnapping attempt in Silver Spring

By Martin Weil  |  12:17 AM ET, 09/29/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 06:58 PM ET, 09/28/2012

Parking attendant stole $400,000 by undercounting cars at Smithsonian air museum

Meseret Terefe, 36, pleaded guilty in federal court in Virginia

By Mary Pat Flaherty  |  06:58 PM ET, 09/28/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:15 PM ET, 09/28/2012

Avery Bines sentenced in robberies of trucks delivering Apple products

Avery D. Bines pleaded guilty to using a firearm during a crime of violence in July.

By David Marino-Nachison  |  01:15 PM ET, 09/28/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:39 AM ET, 09/28/2012

Police raid marijuana-growing operation in Culpeper man’s basement

Police find more than 100 marijuana plants, 20 pounds of dried pot in raid of Culpeper man’s basement.

By Maggie Fazeli Fard  |  10:39 AM ET, 09/28/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:35 AM ET, 09/28/2012

Meghan Mogensen, Reston Zoo director, to stand trial in death of wallaby

Informant says director allegedly had history of drowning sick animals.

By Justin Jouvenal  |  10:35 AM ET, 09/28/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:16 AM ET, 09/28/2012

‘Office creeper’ steals from patients: Fairfax police

Police said they think one man, posing as a maintenance worker, has struck seven times since June

By Justin Jouvenal  |  10:16 AM ET, 09/28/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:36 AM ET, 09/28/2012

Man arrested in relative’s beating death

Arvel Wills was taken into custody on an arrest warrant charging him with second-degree murder.

By Peter Hermann  |  09:36 AM ET, 09/28/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 08:28 AM ET, 09/28/2012

Bicyclist struck by car, injured in Northwest D.C.

Police said the cyclist was seriously injured; driver remained at the scene.

By Maggie Fazeli Fard  |  08:28 AM ET, 09/28/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 07:18 AM ET, 09/28/2012

Virginia State Police investigate fatal two-car crash

Two pickup trucks collided when one of the vehicles suddenly swerved onto the wrong side of the roadway.

By Maggie Fazeli Fard  |  07:18 AM ET, 09/28/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 07:10 AM ET, 09/28/2012

Arrest in fatal overnight stabbing in Northeast D.C.

Further information on the suspect was not immediately available.

By Maggie Fazeli Fard and Peter Hermann  |  07:10 AM ET, 09/28/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 04:44 PM ET, 09/27/2012

Arlington police seek man in sex assault on 7-year-old girl

Toribio Antonio Rodriguez-Soriano, 31, stands 5 ft. 5 in. and weighs 160 lbs., police said.

By Allison Klein  |  04:44 PM ET, 09/27/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 03:33 PM ET, 09/27/2012

VRE employee Kevin Jannell pleads guilty to kickback scheme

Kevin Jannell accepted more than $200,000 in bribes for helping steer contract.

By Jeremy Borden  |  03:33 PM ET, 09/27/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 02:14 PM ET, 09/27/2012

One arrest after August armed robbery at Southeast D.C. shoe store

A second man is still being sought, police said.

By David Marino-Nachison  |  02:14 PM ET, 09/27/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:44 PM ET, 09/27/2012

One arrest made in armed robbery of downtown D.C. cafe

Police are still looking for two other suspects.

By Allison Klein  |  01:44 PM ET, 09/27/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:07 PM ET, 09/27/2012

D.C. man’s death after 2008 shooting ruled homicide

Joshua Hardy, of Southeast, was 24 when he died.

By David Marino-Nachison  |  12:07 PM ET, 09/27/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:03 PM ET, 09/27/2012

Missing D.C. woman’s remains found in Stafford Co.

The Stafford County Sheriff’s Office tells media outlets that investigators used DNA to identify Katherine Bryant’s remains.

By the Associated Press  |  12:03 PM ET, 09/27/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:33 AM ET, 09/27/2012

Author Ginger Strand tracks killers ‘on the Road’

Her book, : “Killer on the Road: Violence and the American Interstate,” was published by the University of Texas Press in April.

By Del Quentin Wilber  |  11:33 AM ET, 09/27/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:18 PM ET, 09/26/2012

Pistol-whipping near a downtown sandwich shop

A man was sent to a hospital Wednesday night after he was pistol-whipped during an attempted robbery by three suspects.

By T. Rees Shapiro  |  11:18 PM ET, 09/26/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:00 PM ET, 09/26/2012

Police: Three men arrested in connection with Capitol Hill robbery

The males, ranging from 17 to 21 years old, were were not immediately identified.

By T. Rees Shapiro  |  10:00 PM ET, 09/26/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:51 PM ET, 09/26/2012

Police: Three men arrested in connection with Eastern Market robbery

The males, ranging from 17 to 21 years old, were were not immediately identified.

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Posted at 05:30 PM ET, 09/26/2012

Covert police squad targets street robberies in D.C.

Police Chief Cathy L. Lanier calls the new initiative the Robbery Intervention Program.

By Peter Hermann  |  05:30 PM ET, 09/26/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 03:18 PM ET, 09/26/2012

Suspected burglar arrested with jug full of money

Demetrius Jerome Coles, 19, was charged with burglary Monday after an officer spotted him with a jug full of money, Pr. George’s police said.

By Matt Zapotosky  |  03:18 PM ET, 09/26/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Matt Zapotosky, Offbeat, Pr. George's

Posted at 01:57 PM ET, 09/26/2012

Judge: Man charged in D.C. hammer attacks still not competent for trial

Another hearing in the case of Michael Davis was scheduled for Dec. 5.

By Keith L. Alexander  |  01:57 PM ET, 09/26/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:46 PM ET, 09/26/2012

Police: Night of co-workers’ social drinking turns violent

A worker smashed his boss’ windshield and was hit with a bat, police said.

By Allison Klein  |  01:46 PM ET, 09/26/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:34 PM ET, 09/26/2012

Kwame Brown due in court before November sentencing

U.S. District Judge Richard J. Leon scheduled a “Hearing on Violation” for Oct. 9.

By Mike DeBonis  |  01:34 PM ET, 09/26/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:38 PM ET, 09/26/2012

Former Clyde’s controller pleads guilty to mail fraud

Nancy Preston, 55, of Vienna, faces up to 20 years in prison.

By Del Quentin Wilber  |  12:38 PM ET, 09/26/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:35 PM ET, 09/26/2012

ACLU files suit over info on license plate readers

The ACLU has filed suit over license plate readers, tracking devices that have little public oversight.

By Allison Klein  |  12:35 PM ET, 09/26/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:11 AM ET, 09/26/2012

Two shot, one killed in Southeast Washington

Officers responding to emergency calls reporting gunshots found the victims in the 5000 block of H St. SE, just off Benning Road,

By Peter Hermann  |  09:11 AM ET, 09/26/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 08:06 AM ET, 09/26/2012

Candlelight vigil for family found dead inside Herndon home

Floris United Methodist in Herndon will hold a vigil for the family of four found dead inside their Va. home.

By Maggie Fazeli Fard  |  08:06 AM ET, 09/26/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 08:05 AM ET, 09/26/2012

Arson charges for man in Md. blaze that injured firefighter

About 45 firefighters battled the blaze for 90 minutes before bringing it under control.

By the Associated Press  |  08:05 AM ET, 09/26/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 08:02 AM ET, 09/26/2012

Former Va. sheriff convicted in elected official misconduct case

Ewell Hunt failed to warn other authorities that one of his deputies planned to kill his ex-wife.

By the Associated Press  |  08:02 AM ET, 09/26/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 07:59 AM ET, 09/26/2012

Search for escaped bank robber in Va.

Hampton Sheriff’s Office Lt. Alonzo Cherry tells WAVY-TV that Michael Dontae Stanback escaped Tuesday.

By the Associated Press  |  07:59 AM ET, 09/26/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 06:36 AM ET, 09/26/2012

Police investigate string of liquor store robberies in Prince George’s County

Police advise store owners to be on alert after a string of robberies.

By Maggie Fazeli Fard  |  06:36 AM ET, 09/26/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 06:44 PM ET, 09/25/2012

Woman sexually assaulted on K Street in Northeast

A woman walking along K Street NE reported that she was sexually assaulted by a man with a gun on Sunday, D.C police said.

By Peter Hermann  |  06:44 PM ET, 09/25/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 06:41 PM ET, 09/25/2012

Police charge man in 2010 killing in SE

Rakeem Willis, 21, of SE, is accused in the

By Peter Hermann  |  06:41 PM ET, 09/25/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 05:57 PM ET, 09/25/2012

D.C. police to resume breathalyzer program on Friday

The D.C. Council had earlier this year passed a bill authorizing tougher penalties for impaired drivers.

By Peter Hermann  |  05:57 PM ET, 09/25/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:40 PM ET, 09/25/2012

District man gets 24 years for series of thefts in Gallery Place area restaurants, bars

Prosecutors said man preyed on women who were patrons of Gallery Place area establishments.

By Keith L. Alexander  |  01:40 PM ET, 09/25/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:34 PM ET, 09/25/2012

Guilty plea for D.C. man in July killing of puppy

Sean Delontay Branch faces up to five years in prison and a $25,000 fine.

By Keith L. Alexander  |  01:34 PM ET, 09/25/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:31 PM ET, 09/25/2012

Police: Four family members found dead in Herndon home

Police said parents and two children were found dead in the home in the 13300 block of Point Rider Lane.

By Justin Jouvenal  |  01:31 PM ET, 09/25/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:00 PM ET, 09/25/2012

Del. Tiffany Alston’s law license suspended

Alston’s attorney said he was pleased the lawmaker could eventually apply for reinstatement.

By Ann E. Marimow  |  12:00 PM ET, 09/25/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:05 AM ET, 09/25/2012

Cheri Cusumano killed in McLean crash

The 52-year-old’s minivan crashed into a tree and burst into flames, police said.

By Justin Jouvenal  |  11:05 AM ET, 09/25/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 08:52 AM ET, 09/25/2012

Stephen Riley of Mechanicsville dies in St. Mary’s County crash

Stephen G. Riley III of Mechanicsville apparently lost control of his truck.

By David Marino-Nachison  |  08:52 AM ET, 09/25/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 08:07 AM ET, 09/25/2012

D.C. police seek man in early Sunday sex assault

Police said the victim was walking along the 200 block of 51st St. NE at about 4:45 a.m. when the attack occurred.

By Peter Hermann  |  08:07 AM ET, 09/25/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 07:11 AM ET, 09/25/2012

Community meeting to discuss unsolved murder of slain teen Marckel Ross

Community meeting Wednesday to discuss Marckel Ross case.

By Maggie Fazeli Fard  |  07:11 AM ET, 09/25/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 05:55 PM ET, 09/24/2012

Doctors: Man charged in hammer attacks still not competent to stand trial

Prosecutors and attorneys for Michael W. Davis are scheduled to appear in court Wednesday.

By Keith L. Alexander  |  05:55 PM ET, 09/24/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 04:43 PM ET, 09/24/2012

Officers found cocaine in candy and soup at Dulles over the weekend, officials said

The man, who was a courier, did not know he was carrying the drugs, officials said.

By Candace Wheeler  |  04:43 PM ET, 09/24/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 03:56 PM ET, 09/24/2012

Virginia teen dies in morning crash in Fauquier County

The 16-year-old died at the scene.

By David Marino-Nachison  |  03:56 PM ET, 09/24/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:48 AM ET, 09/24/2012

Three Ballou High School students sickened by apples; others being evaluated

They got the apples from a teacher, officials said.

By Peter Hermann  |  11:48 AM ET, 09/24/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:27 AM ET, 09/24/2012

Park Police searching for Acura in fatal hit-and-run

U.S. Park Police are searching for an Acura believed to have struck and killed a woman as she tried to cross Suitland Parkway.

By Matt Zapotosky  |  11:27 AM ET, 09/24/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Matt Zapotosky, Pr. George's, Traffic Accidents

Posted at 10:05 AM ET, 09/24/2012

Montgomery school bus crash sends six to hospital

A Montgomery County school bus collided with two cars in Rockville Monday morning, sending four children and two adults to a local hospital with non-life threatening injuries, officials said.

By Allison Klein and Lynh Bui  |  10:05 AM ET, 09/24/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 08:44 AM ET, 09/24/2012

Flag stolen from Va. war memorial

Capitol Police say an American flag was stolen from the Virginia War Memorial in Richmond.

By The Associated Press  |  08:44 AM ET, 09/24/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 08:15 AM ET, 09/24/2012

Arrest in connection with Southeast D.C. home invasion in which assailant was killed

Jaren Holley, 21, of Northeast, was charged with burglary while armed.

By Peter Hermann  |  08:15 AM ET, 09/24/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:58 PM ET, 09/23/2012

Woman killed in Montgomery crash

Sunday night crash in Gaithersburg kills woman

By Martin Weil  |  11:58 PM ET, 09/23/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:54 PM ET, 09/23/2012

U.S. 50 motorcycle crash kills Bladensburg man

Donnel Dandre McCoy, 29, struck a car while changing lanes on his high-performance sport bike.

By Mike DeBonis  |  12:54 PM ET, 09/23/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:01 PM ET, 09/23/2012

Two stabbed in Bloomingdale robbery

A group of five was approached by three men.

By Mike DeBonis  |  12:01 PM ET, 09/23/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 03:23 PM ET, 09/22/2012

D.C. police investigate fatal shooting of Forestville man

A 41-year-old Maryland was fatally shot in the District

By Keith L. Alexander  |  03:23 PM ET, 09/22/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:35 PM ET, 09/21/2012

D.C. police seek robbery suspects

D.C. police seek two men who they said tried to hold up a convenience store in Southeast Washington.

By Peter Hermann  |  01:35 PM ET, 09/21/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:21 PM ET, 09/21/2012

Police: Fairfax County school bus driver struck, killed pedestrian

The driver has been charged with misdemeanor of failure to pay attention in the death.

By Justin Jouvenal  |  01:21 PM ET, 09/21/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:52 AM ET, 09/21/2012

U.S. Attorney’s District office reopened after white powder investigation

No injuries were reported.

By Peter Hermann  |  10:52 AM ET, 09/21/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 08:12 AM ET, 09/21/2012

Judge: Accused Va. triple murderer incompetent to stand trial

Twenty-five-year-old Rashad Riddick is charged with three counts of capital murder.

By the Associated Press  |  08:12 AM ET, 09/21/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 08:09 AM ET, 09/21/2012

Va. officer charged with assault after argument

Fredericksburg police tell media outlets that 31-year-old Kevin Murrell of Orange is accused of putting a 22-year-old man in a choke hold.

By the Associated Press  |  08:09 AM ET, 09/21/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 06:34 AM ET, 09/21/2012

Elderly man robbed, assaulted with baseball bat in Prince George’s County

Investigators have released a sketch of the suspect.

By Maggie Fazeli Fard  |  06:34 AM ET, 09/21/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 08:44 PM ET, 09/20/2012

Ketanji Brown Jackson Nominated to Federal Bench

She’d be the first black woman appointed to the District’s federal court in 32 years

By Del Quentin Wilber  |  08:44 PM ET, 09/20/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 06:46 PM ET, 09/20/2012

Guilty plea in deadly 2011 D.C. robbery attempt

Anthony Speight Jr. pleaded guilty in D.C. Superior Court to second-degree murder while armed.

By Keith L. Alexander  |  06:46 PM ET, 09/20/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 04:59 PM ET, 09/20/2012

Vigil set for woman slain in Capitol Heights

The vigil for Brittany Sade McKinley will begin about 7 p.m. at 4620 Heath Street — the same area where the young woman was killed on Sunday.

By Matt Zapotosky  |  04:59 PM ET, 09/20/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Matt Zapotosky, Pr. George's, Homicide

Posted at 04:10 PM ET, 09/20/2012

Man convicted in fatal stabbing stemming from robbery scheme

A Chillum man was convicted Wednesday of first-degree felony murder in the slaying of a 58-year-old mant.

By Matt Zapotosky  |  04:10 PM ET, 09/20/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Matt Zapotosky, Pr. George's, Homicide

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 02:22 PM ET, 09/20/2012

Father-son duo charged with selling fake iPhones

Daniel Parker son Harold are accused of selling phony iPhone 4S devices to unsuspecting customers at a Lanham shopping center.

By Matt Zapotosky  |  02:22 PM ET, 09/20/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Matt Zapotosky, Pr. George's

Posted at 12:11 PM ET, 09/20/2012

Remains found in Manassas Park are not human, authorities say

Remains found by railroad tracks that snarled commute for hundreds are not human, authorities say.

By Jeremy Borden  |  12:11 PM ET, 09/20/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:25 AM ET, 09/20/2012

D.C. man shot in 2007 dies of injuries; death ruled a homicide

Kendall Mack was one of two victims from the Nov. 13, 2007 shooting.

By Peter Hermann  |  09:25 AM ET, 09/20/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 08:40 AM ET, 09/20/2012

D.C. motorcyclist killed in Virginia crash

Motorcycle collided with a turning car, police said.

By David Marino-Nachison  |  08:40 AM ET, 09/20/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 07:59 AM ET, 09/20/2012

Va. State Police to dedicate new training facility

A ceremony will take place Thursday at the 680-acre facility in Nottoway County.

By the Associated Press  |  07:59 AM ET, 09/20/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 07:56 AM ET, 09/20/2012

Alford plea to first-degree murder for Md. man in wife’s death

Stephen Richard Salb maintains his innocence while admitting prosecutors have enough evidence to convict him.

By the Associated Press  |  07:56 AM ET, 09/20/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 04:28 PM ET, 09/19/2012

Md. police officer under investigation for drawing gun while off duty

The officer pulled his gun out at a University of Maryland football game, police said

By Matt Zapotosky and Candace Wheeler  |  04:28 PM ET, 09/19/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 04:19 PM ET, 09/19/2012

John Hinckley’s lawyers not allowed to withdraw from his case, judge says

Federal judge ruled that it would be too prejudicial to Hinckley.

By Del Quentin Wilber  |  04:19 PM ET, 09/19/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 03:43 PM ET, 09/19/2012

Afternoon shooting at Northwest D.C. high school

Police say a suspect is in custody in the afternoon shooting at Coolidge Senior High School.

By Peter Hermann  |  03:43 PM ET, 09/19/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 02:59 PM ET, 09/19/2012

Lawsuit claims Pr. George’s officer punched teen

A Prince George’s police officer charged earlier this year with assaulting a 13-year-old is facing a $5 million lawsuit from the teen’s family.

By Matt Zapotosky  |  02:59 PM ET, 09/19/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Matt Zapotosky, Pr. George's, Internal Affairs

Posted at 08:23 AM ET, 09/19/2012

Man shot Tuesday at D.C. apartment complex identified

Joe Roosevelt Richbow, of Upper Marlboro, was killed in the shooting.

By Peter Hermann  |  08:23 AM ET, 09/19/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 08:15 AM ET, 09/19/2012

Md. man wanted in grandparents’ slayings hospitalized in Oklahoma

A hospital spokeswoman said Matthew Charles Long, 31, was in fair condition after being brought to the hospital Sept. 11.

By the Associated Press  |  08:15 AM ET, 09/19/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 06:21 AM ET, 09/19/2012

Police investigate armed robbery, sexual assault in Southwest D.C.

D.C. police: two men robbed a man on the street, then sexually assaulted a woman inside the man’s home.

By Maggie Fazeli Fard  |  06:21 AM ET, 09/19/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:28 PM ET, 09/18/2012

Alleged gunman shot, critically injured in police-involved shooting in D.C.

Man allegedly shot at officers first. D.C. police are investigating.

By Martin Weil and Maggie Fazeli Fard  |  11:28 PM ET, 09/18/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 05:52 PM ET, 09/18/2012

Man suspected in 2009 Va. killings found dead

Beacher Hackney had been charged with killing two co-workers at The Homestead resort

By The Associated Press  |  05:52 PM ET, 09/18/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 05:40 PM ET, 09/18/2012

Man shot dead Tuesday in Southeast D.C.

The man was pronounced dead at the scene near Suitland Parkway.

By Peter Hermann  |  05:40 PM ET, 09/18/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 05:31 PM ET, 09/18/2012

D.C. police seek gunman in sexual assault

A man sexually assaulted a woman at gunpoint Saturday evening in Northwest Washington, police said.

By Peter Hermann  |  05:31 PM ET, 09/18/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 03:58 PM ET, 09/18/2012

Del. Alston’s attorney says no pre-trial deal with state prosecutors

Tiffany Alston’s attorney said Tuesday that the Prince George’s legislator was “not in any position” to consider a pretrial deal last week while taking medication.

By Ann E. Marimow  |  03:58 PM ET, 09/18/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 02:28 PM ET, 09/18/2012

Driver dies in McLean crash

Police did not immediately identify the driver in the one-vehicle crash.

By Justin Jouvenal  |  02:28 PM ET, 09/18/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:48 PM ET, 09/18/2012

Upper Marlboro man arrested in double shooting

Michael Stewart is accused of shooting and killing his ex-girlfriend and shooting and wounding another woman after a confrontation at a club.

By Matt Zapotosky  |  01:48 PM ET, 09/18/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 08:21 AM ET, 09/18/2012

Police: Man kills mother, self, in Virginia

Authorities have not released the identities of those involved.

By the Associated Press  |  08:21 AM ET, 09/18/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 08:18 AM ET, 09/18/2012

Va. woman dies while fleeing traffic stop

Virginia State Police identified the victim as 49-year-old Kathleen White.

By the Associated Press  |  08:18 AM ET, 09/18/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 08:18 AM ET, 09/18/2012

Officers cleared 10 from boat in Chesapeake Bay fearing nobody was sober

Police say the operator, who was not identified, was charged with operating while intoxicated.

By the Associated Press  |  08:18 AM ET, 09/18/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 06:09 PM ET, 09/17/2012

Father charged in death of infant

David Thatcher, Jr. allegedly confessed to injuring the girls, according to search warrants.

By Justin Jouvenal  |  06:09 PM ET, 09/17/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 04:23 PM ET, 09/17/2012

Montgomery Co. assistant chief to Iowa department

Wayne Jerman will head the Cedar Rapids department.

By the Associated Press  |  04:23 PM ET, 09/17/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:02 PM ET, 09/17/2012

D.C. police release video of suspect in August robbery

The video does not show the incident, an early morning robbery and assault.

By David Marino-Nachison  |  12:02 PM ET, 09/17/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:58 AM ET, 09/17/2012

86-year-old woman run over by own vehicle

An 86-year-old woman was killed Sunday afternoon in a freak accident in which she was run over by her own vehicle in the parking lot of a Bowie church, authorities said.

By Matt Zapotosky  |  10:58 AM ET, 09/17/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Matt Zapotosky, Pr. George's

Posted at 10:56 AM ET, 09/17/2012

Police: 50-year-old pedestrian not in crosswalk, intersection when he was struck and killed

The pedestrian struck and killed in the Lanham area of Prince George’s County Saturday evening was not in a crosswalk or intersection when he was hit, authorities said.

By Matt Zapotosky  |  10:56 AM ET, 09/17/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Matt Zapotosky, Pr. George's, Traffic Accidents

Posted at 10:41 AM ET, 09/17/2012

Two women shot, one fatally, in ‘domestic-related’ incident in Capitol Heights: police

A 25-year-old woman was killed and a 23-year-old woman injured in what police say was a “domestic-related” shooting Sunday morning in the Capitol Heights area.

By Matt Zapotosky  |  10:41 AM ET, 09/17/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Matt Zapotosky, Homicide, Pr. George's

Posted at 08:24 AM ET, 09/17/2012

Gun charges for man after Frederick melee

Police say 23-year-old Derrick Nash fired the shots that struck a vehicle early Sunday morning outside the Bentz Street Sports Bar.

By the Associated Press  |  08:24 AM ET, 09/17/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 08:07 AM ET, 09/17/2012

D.C. police seek robbery suspects as young as 6

Boys ranging from 7 to 14 years old allegedly stole a cellphone from a customer at a McDonald’s in Northeast Washington.

By Maggie Fazeli Fard  |  08:07 AM ET, 09/17/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 06:30 PM ET, 09/14/2012

D.C. Superior Court jury finds District man guilty of 2010 fatal shooting near playground

Donnell Washington, 28, was found guilty in connection with the July 9, 2010 fatal shooting of Stanley Dawson, 19.

By Keith L. Alexander  |  06:30 PM ET, 09/14/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 06:10 PM ET, 09/14/2012

District man sentenced to nearly 11 years in prison for the shooting death of fiancee

Ronald Picket, 27, had pleaded guilty to voluntary manslaughter in the March 5, 2011 death of Vanessa McGee, 36.

By Keith L. Alexander  |  06:10 PM ET, 09/14/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 05:51 PM ET, 09/14/2012

Police seek armed man who sexually assaulted Metro passenger

The man followed the woman off the train and assaulted her near the Deanwood Metro station.

By Peter Hermann  |  05:51 PM ET, 09/14/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 02:36 PM ET, 09/14/2012

Gang leader sentenced to 40 years in juvenile sex trafficking ring

Justin Strom, 27, a leader of a Fairfax County-based Crips gang, ran a prostitution ring that recruited and trafficked local high school girls.

By Justin Jouvenal  |  02:36 PM ET, 09/14/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:33 PM ET, 09/14/2012

Justin Michael Wolfe will again face capital murder charges in Pr. William, new prosecutor says

Wolfe’s convictions have been thrown out, but charges in a 2001 murder still stand.

By Jeremy Borden and Josh White  |  01:33 PM ET, 09/14/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:08 AM ET, 09/14/2012

Woman charged with killing acquaintance at bus stop in Northeast

A domestic argument on a street in Northeast Washington Thursday evening ended with a woman fatally stabbing a man, according to D.C. police.

By Peter Hermann  |  10:08 AM ET, 09/14/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:23 AM ET, 09/14/2012

Man fatally shot in Northeast identified

R’artagnon Jose White was found dead Thursday afternoon inside a house in Northeast Washington near Fort Totten, police said

By Peter Hermann  |  09:23 AM ET, 09/14/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:01 AM ET, 09/14/2012

Man who plotted to bomb Capitol sentenced to 30 years in prison

Officials say he planned the bombing using what he thought were al-Qaeda explosives.

By Justin Jouvenal  |  09:01 AM ET, 09/14/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 08:58 AM ET, 09/14/2012

Former Pr. George’s school bus driver convicted of ramming bus into employee trailer at Accokeek lot

A former Prince George’s County school bus driver was convicted Thursday in connection with a 2011 incident in which she rammed a bus into an employee lounge.

By Matt Zapotosky  |  08:58 AM ET, 09/14/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Matt Zapotosky, Pr. George's, Schools

Posted at 05:41 PM ET, 09/13/2012

New app aims to help D.C. college students victimized by sexual assault

A new mobile application offers direct links to school security, D.C. police and round-the-clock online chats with counselors for victims of sex assault on campuses.

By Peter Hermann  |  05:41 PM ET, 09/13/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 04:38 PM ET, 09/13/2012

New prosecutor appointed in case of Justin Michael Wolfe, charged in murder-for-hire case

Justin Wolfe is charged in a 2001 murder of a marijuana dealer.

By Jeremy Borden and Josh White  |  04:38 PM ET, 09/13/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 03:29 PM ET, 09/13/2012

Man found shot to death in Northeast D.C., police say

Authorities released few details and homicide detectives were still at the scene mid-afternoon.

By Peter Hermann  |  03:29 PM ET, 09/13/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:39 PM ET, 09/13/2012

Former Pr. George’s officer sentenced to 5 years in smuggling scheme

The case is part of a corruption probe that eventually led federal agents to former County Executive Jack B. Johnson (D), his wife Leslie and others.

By Miranda S. Spivack  |  01:39 PM ET, 09/13/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:03 PM ET, 09/13/2012

Maryland man, 19, dies in Wednesday evening crash

He was the passenger in a Jeep Liberty; the driver survived, police said.

By David Marino-Nachison  |  01:03 PM ET, 09/13/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:02 AM ET, 09/13/2012

Man slain in District Heights

A 24-year-old man was shot and killed in District Heights Monday, and police are searching for suspects and a motive in the case.

By Matt Zapotosky  |  09:02 AM ET, 09/13/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Homicide, Pr. George's, Matt Zapotosky

Posted at 11:19 PM ET, 09/12/2012

Morgan State shooting victim critical but stable

A man shot by an apparent acquaintance at Morgan State is critical but stable.

By The Associated Press  |  11:19 PM ET, 09/12/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:24 PM ET, 09/12/2012

Man shot at Morgan State student center

Campus briefly locked down after shooting at student center

By By The Associated Press  |  09:24 PM ET, 09/12/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 08:48 PM ET, 09/12/2012

Family from Gaithersburg perishes in crash

Four members of a Gaithersburg family returning to their hometown of Sacramento died in a fiery crash.

By Paul Duggan  |  08:48 PM ET, 09/12/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 05:26 PM ET, 09/12/2012

D.C. man found guilty in 2011 fatal shooting of cousin

A D.C. Superior Court jury found a District man guilty Wednesday in the 2011 shooting of his cousin in a dispute over money.

By Keith L. Alexander  |  05:26 PM ET, 09/12/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 03:55 PM ET, 09/12/2012

Teens accused in stabbing charged as adults

Police now say they have charged as adults two 17-year-olds believed to be responsible for stabbing and wounding a Northwestern High School student.

By Matt Zapotosky  |  03:55 PM ET, 09/12/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Matt Zapotosky, Pr. George's, Schools

Posted at 11:19 AM ET, 09/12/2012

Jogger grabbed on Alexandria bike path

A woman who was jogging on an Alexandria bike path Wednesday morning was grabbed by a man, but was able to break free and run away, police said.

By Allison Klein  |  11:19 AM ET, 09/12/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:18 AM ET, 09/12/2012

Rabid beaver chases children in Springfield

The Springfield incident follows a recent rabid beaver attack at another Fairfax County lake.

By Justin Jouvenal  |  10:18 AM ET, 09/12/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 06:39 AM ET, 09/12/2012

D.C. police investigate overnight shooting of teenage boy

The 16-year-old was reportedly shot early Wednesday morning. He is expected to recover.

By Maggie Fazeli Fard  |  06:39 AM ET, 09/12/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 06:38 AM ET, 09/12/2012

Man stabbed early Wednesday in Northeast D.C.

The victim was reportedly attacked shortly before 3:30 a.m. on Lincoln Road near R Street NE.

By Maggie Fazeli Fard  |  06:38 AM ET, 09/12/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:45 PM ET, 09/11/2012

Break-in, stabbing in Prince William County

Police said the man who was stabbed knew his assailants.

By Martin Weil  |  11:45 PM ET, 09/11/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 02:17 PM ET, 09/11/2012

D.C. police investigate double shooting in Washington Highlands

D.C. police are investigating a double shooting in the Washington Highlands neighborhood.

By Allison Klein  |  02:17 PM ET, 09/11/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:23 PM ET, 09/10/2012

Motorcyclist killed in Montgomery County

Collision in Gaithersburg claims life of motorcyclist

By Martin Weil  |  09:23 PM ET, 09/10/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 08:55 PM ET, 09/10/2012

More than 100 people hear Pr. George’s police request help in solving the slaying of Amber Stanley, 17

More than 100 people packed into the Kettering Community Center Monday night hoping to hear new details in the brutal slaying of a 17-year-old girl shot to death in her bedroom last month

By Matt Zapotosky  |  08:55 PM ET, 09/10/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 05:30 PM ET, 09/10/2012

Leesburg child dies after three-story fall from window

A 3-year-old boy died Monday from injuries suffered during a three-story fall from his Leesburg home Sunday afternoon.

By Caitlin Gibson  |  05:30 PM ET, 09/10/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 04:07 PM ET, 09/10/2012

Former Vincent Gray aide should avoid prison time, prosecutors say

Howard Brooks “took full responsiblity for his crimes and provided substantial assistance to the government,” they wrote in court papers.

By Del Quentin Wilber  |  04:07 PM ET, 09/10/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 04:00 PM ET, 09/10/2012

Former FBI agent from Alexandria shared confidential information, court records show

A former FBI agent from Alexandria pleaded guilty in Newark to exceeding his computer access to obtain confidential information that he passed along to a friend.

By Mary Pat Flaherty  |  04:00 PM ET, 09/10/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 02:38 PM ET, 09/10/2012

Falls Church woman fights off attacker in her apartment

The man attempted to sexually assault the 40-year-old woman inside her Falls Church apartment.

By Justin Jouvenal  |  02:38 PM ET, 09/10/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:52 PM ET, 09/10/2012

D.C. police seek gunman in Rite Aid shooting

Investigators are still searching for a verdict.

By Peter Hermann  |  01:52 PM ET, 09/10/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:15 PM ET, 09/10/2012

Kwame Brown sentencing postponed until November

Brown, who pleaded guilty in June to bank fraud, will be sentenced in November.

By Del Quentin Wilber  |  01:15 PM ET, 09/10/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:26 PM ET, 09/10/2012

Tots stung by wasps doing fine, officials say

All of the toddlers who were stung by wasps Monday morning during a fire drill at Temple Emmanuel Early Childhood Center are doing well, according to the Montgomery County fire department.

By Allison Klein  |  12:26 PM ET, 09/10/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:12 PM ET, 09/10/2012

Alexandria man, Billy Ray Allen, dies in Franconia car crash

Billy Ray Allen lost control of his car on Franconia Road on Sunday morning.

By Justin Jouvenal  |  12:12 PM ET, 09/10/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:07 PM ET, 09/10/2012

Loudoun authorities seize 10 dogs

Two men accused of illegally transporting 10 dogs were arrested Friday in Loudoun County.

By Caitlin Gibson  |  12:07 PM ET, 09/10/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:44 AM ET, 09/10/2012

Justin Michael Wolfe’s attorneys to meet with prosecutors in Pr. William murder case

Wolfe is accused of masterminding a 2001 murder.

By Jeremy Borden  |  11:44 AM ET, 09/10/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 08:06 AM ET, 09/10/2012

Murder charge for man in Md. security guard’s stabbing death

Baltimore County police say 25-year-old Haywood Trice is responsible for the death of Tavares Jones.

By the Associated Press  |  08:06 AM ET, 09/10/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:36 AM ET, 09/09/2012

One dead, 10 injured in head-on bus collision in Anne Arundel County

The driver, who was pronounced dead at a nearby hospital, and his 14-year-old passenger were not wearing seat belts, according to the Anne Arundel County Police.

By Ann E. Marimow  |  11:36 AM ET, 09/09/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:20 AM ET, 09/09/2012

No brake failure in Silver Spring bus crash, officials say

The Aug. 20 incident is still under investigation .

By Victor Zapana  |  11:20 AM ET, 09/09/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 02:05 PM ET, 09/08/2012

Severna Park man severely when car hits concrete wall, police say

The 29-year-old Severna Park man veered off the road and crashed into a concrete retaining wall, police said.

By Maggie Fazeli Fard  |  02:05 PM ET, 09/08/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:18 PM ET, 09/08/2012

Three men charged in Howard Co. home burglaries

The suspects allegedly burglarized five homes in Howard Co. and may have been involved in other break-ins, police said.

By Maggie Fazeli Fard  |  12:18 PM ET, 09/08/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:14 PM ET, 09/08/2012

D.C. man sentenced for assault with a golf club

Clement Newton will serve two and a half years for striking a man in the back of the head after the victim punched him in the face.

By Maggie Fazeli Fard  |  12:14 PM ET, 09/08/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:07 PM ET, 09/08/2012

D.C. teen sentenced in attempted armed robbery

The 18-year-old will serve 32 months in prison for attacking a man at knifepoint at a bus stop in Northwest D.C.

By Maggie Fazeli Fard  |  12:07 PM ET, 09/08/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

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

D.C. police investigate two cases of sexual assault in Northeast

Police said they have so far found no evidence to show that the attacks, which occurred Monday and Thursday, are related.

By Victor Zapana  |  09:27 AM ET, 09/08/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 08:15 AM ET, 09/07/2012

Life in prison for Va. couple in family’s fire deaths

Lorie Ann Taylor-Keller and her husband, Nakia Keller, were sentenced Thursday in U.S. District Court in Harrisonburg.

By the Associated Press  |  08:15 AM ET, 09/07/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:44 AM ET, 09/07/2012

District Heights police shoot suspect in his back

By Robert Samuels  |  12:44 AM ET, 09/07/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 02:19 PM ET, 09/06/2012

Man arrested in attack on 84-year-old

DNA evidence helped detectives link 56-year-old Rodney William Blanton to an assault on an 84-year-old woman who lived near him, police said.

By Matt Zapotosky  |  02:19 PM ET, 09/06/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Matt Zapotosky, Pr. George's

Posted at 12:51 PM ET, 09/06/2012

DEA agent, former actor discusses high-stakes investigation that brought down ‘Merchant of Death’

DEA Agent Lou Milione answers some follow-up questions via e-mail.

By Del Quentin Wilber  |  12:51 PM ET, 09/06/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:49 PM ET, 09/06/2012

Two charged in teen’s stabbing

Two 17-year-old males were charged with stabbing and wounding a Northwestern High School student in an incident off school grounds.

By Matt Zapotosky  |  12:49 PM ET, 09/06/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Matt Zapotosky, Pr. George's, Schools

Posted at 12:42 PM ET, 09/06/2012

D.C. taxi holdup suspect arrested again

He had been arrested and then released without being charged in connection with the robbery of a taxi driver in Northeast Washington last week

By Peter Hermann  |  12:42 PM ET, 09/06/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:18 AM ET, 09/06/2012

D.C. officer shoots pit bull charging at child, police say

A District police officer shot and wounded a pit bull Thursday morning as the animal charged at a child in Anacostia, a department spokesman said.

By Peter Hermann  |  09:18 AM ET, 09/06/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 08:48 AM ET, 09/06/2012

Md. man accused of filming sex with hidden cameras in Conn.

The News Times reports that George Teskey turned himself in to police last week.

By the Associated Press  |  08:48 AM ET, 09/06/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 08:25 AM ET, 09/06/2012

Va. woman charged with leaving newborn to die in dryer

Police arrested 39-year-old Angela Marie Janecka Tuesday on attempted murder and felony neglect charges.

By the Associated Press  |  08:25 AM ET, 09/06/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 08:07 AM ET, 09/06/2012

Gunman robs victim in D.C. church

He then pointed his gun at a second victim before running away.

By Peter Hermann  |  08:07 AM ET, 09/06/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 06:28 AM ET, 09/06/2012

Police investigate sexual assault in Northeast D.C.

A woman was attacked Monday night in the 400 block of Taylor Street NE.

By Maggie Fazeli Fard  |  06:28 AM ET, 09/06/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 04:19 PM ET, 09/05/2012

Prince George’s High School student stabbed by another student: police

Both students attend Northwestern High School, police said. The condition of the injured student was not immediately clear, and police were searching for a suspect.

By Matt Zapotosky and Ovetta Wiggins  |  04:19 PM ET, 09/05/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 04:02 PM ET, 09/05/2012

Man killed at job site in Arlington

He was not immediately identified.

By Allison Klein  |  04:02 PM ET, 09/05/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:15 AM ET, 09/05/2012

Beaver attacks 83-year-old female swimmer in Fairfax County

The 83-year-old woman was swimming in Lake Barcroft in the Bailey’s Crossroads area, police said. The beaver was euthanized.

By Justin Jouvenal  |  10:15 AM ET, 09/05/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:40 AM ET, 09/05/2012

James West, volunteer, charged with abusing teens in King’s Chapel Church youth group

Police said the 23-year-old allegedly gave teens massages.

By Justin Jouvenal  |  09:40 AM ET, 09/05/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:30 AM ET, 09/05/2012

Family-friendly cars are most-stolen vehicles in the Washington region

Family-friendly cars, not luxury vehicles, are most popular among thieves in the D-M-V.

By Maggie Fazeli Fard  |  09:30 AM ET, 09/05/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 08:14 AM ET, 09/05/2012

Baltimore Labor Day shootings kill four, police say

Six were wounded.

By the Associated Press  |  08:14 AM ET, 09/05/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 08:32 PM ET, 09/04/2012

Man beaten, robbed on Capitol Hill

Man attacked near site of earlier beating

By Martin Weil  |  08:32 PM ET, 09/04/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 05:59 PM ET, 09/04/2012

Surveillance video shows officer striking man, flash of gun, lawyer says

The video appears to show a Prince George’s police officer hitting a young man with a gun.

By  |  05:59 PM ET, 09/04/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 03:11 PM ET, 09/04/2012

Natalia Wilson gets two life terms in killings of husband’s ex-wife, son

Wilson reached a plea agreement with prosecutors.

By Jeremy Borden  |  03:11 PM ET, 09/04/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 03:02 PM ET, 09/04/2012

Man accused of stealing $25,000 diamond

A District man was arrested in connection with the theft of a $25,000 diamond ring from a jewelry store in Old Town Alexandria, police said.

By Allison Klein  |  03:02 PM ET, 09/04/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:08 PM ET, 09/04/2012

Assailant charged with stabbing man dressed as woman

Montgomery County police said the pair met at a Hyattsville bar and then agreed to engage in a sex act in exchange for money.

By Maria Glod  |  01:08 PM ET, 09/04/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:41 AM ET, 09/04/2012

Investigation into Gray campaign continuing, prosecutor says

Assistant U.S. Attorney Ellen Chubin Esptein made the disclosure during a status conference for Thomas W. Gore.

By Del Quentin Wilber  |  10:41 AM ET, 09/04/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 08:49 AM ET, 09/04/2012

Police arrest suspect in Sunday D.C. stabbing death

It occurred in Northeast Washington near the Waterfront Metro station.

By Peter Hermann  |  08:49 AM ET, 09/04/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 08:17 AM ET, 09/04/2012

Seven shot, one fatally, on Monday in Baltimore

Police are investigating the shootings.

By the Associated Press  |  08:17 AM ET, 09/04/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 07:21 PM ET, 09/02/2012

Two die in Virginia traffic accidents

Crashes reported in Fauquier, Stafford counties

By Peter Hermann  |  07:21 PM ET, 09/02/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 07:17 PM ET, 09/02/2012

Three dead in accidents in Maryland

In Anne Arundel, a woman and 14-year-old are killed in crash

By Peter Hermann  |  07:17 PM ET, 09/02/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 06:49 PM ET, 09/02/2012

Man fatally stabbed in Southwest DC

Incident occurred about three blocks west of Nationals Park

By Peter Hermann  |  06:49 PM ET, 09/02/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 06:44 PM ET, 09/02/2012

D.C. police change minds on how man died

Man initially thought to have been beaten apparently fell three stories from rowhouse

By Peter Hermann  |  06:44 PM ET, 09/02/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 06:40 PM ET, 09/02/2012

Body found in Beltsville park identified

Police say they’re investigating death as a homicide

By Peter Hermann  |  06:40 PM ET, 09/02/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:11 AM ET, 09/02/2012

Clerk shot in robbery at Laurel gas station

Clerk wields chair against robber, gets shot in the arm.

By Martin Weil  |  12:11 AM ET, 09/02/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 04:11 PM ET, 08/31/2012

Stolen car being chased by police crashes into D.C. fire truck

The being pursued by a U.S. Park Police officer Friday morning crashed into a fire truck on M Street in Southwest Washington, according to authorities.

By Peter Hermann  |  04:11 PM ET, 08/31/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 03:57 PM ET, 08/31/2012

Suspect arrested after armed robbery in Metro garage

Metro police have arrested a suspect following an armed robbery at the College Park Metro station.

By Ted Trautman  |  03:57 PM ET, 08/31/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:40 AM ET, 08/31/2012

D.C. police search for robbery suspect

D.C. Police are asking for help identifying a man they say robbed and assaulted another man two weeks ago in Northwest Washington.

By Peter Hermann  |  11:40 AM ET, 08/31/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:35 AM ET, 08/31/2012

D.C. Police arrest man in June killing in Southeast

Lamonte Hill, 20, of no fixed address, was charged with second-degree murder.

By Peter Hermann  |  11:35 AM ET, 08/31/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 08:07 AM ET, 08/31/2012

D.C. cabdrivers targeted in robberies, police say

Police believe the same suspect is responsible for a spate of robberies targeting D.C. cab drivers.

By Maggie Fazeli Fard  |  08:07 AM ET, 08/31/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 07:03 AM ET, 08/31/2012

Two overnight fires cause injuries, damage in Prince George’s County

A blaze in Temple Hills injured five firefighters and a resident, and a fire in Mt. Rainier damaged two businesses.

By Maggie Fazeli Fard  |  07:03 AM ET, 08/31/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 06:41 AM ET, 08/31/2012

Police identify woman who was found dead inside Riverdale home

Maritza Alfaro-Abarca, 32, was found fatally stabbed in her Riverdale home last Friday.

By Maggie Fazeli Fard  |  06:41 AM ET, 08/31/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

 

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