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Crime Scene: November, 2012

Posted at 11:33 PM ET, 11/29/2012

Security guard is shot in Laurel-area grocery

By Clarence Williams  |  11:33 PM ET, 11/29/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 06:29 PM ET, 11/29/2012

Man shot by D.C. police officer pointed gun at him, authorities say

The suspect has been charged with felony assault on a police officer and carrying a pistol.

By Peter Hermann  |  06:29 PM ET, 11/29/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 05:08 PM ET, 11/29/2012

Nearly three-dozen people arrested in Northwest Washington drug operation

The arrests were the result of an investigation that authorities said uncovered a far-reaching drug operation along Georgia Avenue.

By Ann E. Marimow  |  05:08 PM ET, 11/29/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 05:00 PM ET, 11/29/2012

Over 40 minutes, police dog tracks down Md. suspect

The hunt would have been almost impossible for humans alone, according to a police dog trainer.

By Stefanie Dazio  |  05:00 PM ET, 11/29/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 04:52 PM ET, 11/29/2012

Man arrested after interfering with Romney motorcade, authorities say

He was arrested and charged with assault on an officer and unlawful entry, according to the U.S. Secret Service.

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Posted at 04:38 PM ET, 11/29/2012

Police: Drugged driver drives through headquarters in Va.

The incident caused about $10,000 worth of damage, police say.

By Justin Jouvenal  |  04:38 PM ET, 11/29/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 03:07 PM ET, 11/29/2012

Man sentenced to life without parole in slaying that stemmed from robbery

David Henry Wright, had been convicted of felony first-degree murder and other counts.

By Matt Zapotosky  |  03:07 PM ET, 11/29/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:27 PM ET, 11/29/2012

Gas leak sends three workers at a D.C. 911 center to hospital

The workers in the Southeast Washington center were apparently overcome by fumes from a nearby ruptured gas main.

By Peter Hermann  |  12:27 PM ET, 11/29/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:21 PM ET, 11/29/2012

Arrest on auto theft, burglary charges for Columbia man

His arrest in connection with a stolen car investigation led to several other charges.

By David Marino-Nachison  |  12:21 PM ET, 11/29/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:03 PM ET, 11/29/2012

Alleged police impersonator charged after Md. incident

The suspect allegedly accosted a taxi driver.

By David Marino-Nachison  |  12:03 PM ET, 11/29/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:06 AM ET, 11/29/2012

Driver carjacked in Northeast D.C.

The suspects later crashed the car into a wall, police said.

By Peter Hermann  |  09:06 AM ET, 11/29/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 08:21 AM ET, 11/29/2012

Rhode Island murder suspect arrested in Va.

Marshals arrested Darrell Johnson at a convenience store in Norfolk on Wednesday.

By the Associated Press  |  08:21 AM ET, 11/29/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 08:16 AM ET, 11/29/2012

Assault charges for 6 Va. middle school students

The students are said to have attacked a school bus driver.

By the Associated Press  |  08:16 AM ET, 11/29/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 08:13 AM ET, 11/29/2012

Md. man, 20, charged in death of infant son

Dion Ware was charged him second-degree murder.

By the Associated Press  |  08:13 AM ET, 11/29/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:58 PM ET, 11/28/2012

D.C. police shoot male near Howard U.

By Clarence Williams  |  11:58 PM ET, 11/28/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 03:10 PM ET, 11/28/2012

Police seek suspect in Aspen Hill armed robbery

The victim was approached by the robber while sitting in his vehicle at the Leisure World shopping center in Silver Spring.

By Rachel S. Karas  |  03:10 PM ET, 11/28/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Robbery

Posted at 12:29 PM ET, 11/28/2012

Man charged in Fairfax City hit and run

The Fairfax City man allegedly hit a pedestrian on a sidewalk, then fled.

By Justin Jouvenal  |  12:29 PM ET, 11/28/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:55 AM ET, 11/28/2012

Neighbors set up fund for Burke family who lost much in fire

Burke family lost many of their possessions in a November fire; neighbors want to help.

By Jeremy Borden  |  11:55 AM ET, 11/28/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

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

Man throws boiling water on co-worker at Ballston cafe

A fight between two cafe employees in Ballston became so fierce that one threw a pot of boiling water on the other, causing second-degree burns to his face, back and chest, according to Arlington police.

By Allison Klein  |  11:28 AM ET, 11/28/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:10 AM ET, 11/28/2012

Funeral to be held for crash victim, Juanita Ann Waller, at Landover church

Juanita Ann Waller died in a car wreck in Fairfax County.

By Jeremy Borden  |  11:10 AM ET, 11/28/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

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

Woman dies in Tuesday crash in Crownsville

It appears speed and wet road conditions contributed to the crash, police said.

By David Marino-Nachison  |  11:05 AM ET, 11/28/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:03 AM ET, 11/28/2012

Dinh Quy killed in West Springfield crash

The Alexandria woman’s car struck a tree on Tuesday, police said.

By Justin Jouvenal  |  11:03 AM ET, 11/28/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:02 AM ET, 11/28/2012

Two men arrested in 2007 killing in Northeast

Authorities said they have charged Charles Mason, 21, and Jekwon Smith, 21, both of Northeast, each with first-degree murder.

By Peter Hermann  |  10:02 AM ET, 11/28/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:00 AM ET, 11/28/2012

D.C. police investigating infant’s death

The cause of death has not yet been determined and police would not say whether the infant had suffered any obvious signs of trauma.

By Peter Hermann  |  10:00 AM ET, 11/28/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 08:42 AM ET, 11/28/2012

Md. inmate found with injuries, hospitalized

The corrections spokesman says a fellow inmate has been identified as a possible suspect.

By the Associated Press  |  08:42 AM ET, 11/28/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 06:36 AM ET, 11/28/2012

D.C. police search for five suspects in elementary school burglary

Police say five people broke into Brightwood Elementary and stole computer equipment last week.

By Maggie Fazeli Fard  |  06:36 AM ET, 11/28/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 06:26 AM ET, 11/28/2012

Body discovered after overnight blaze in Upper Marlboro

Fire broke out early Wednesday in an abandoned house that appeared to be vacant, officials said.

By Maggie Fazeli Fard and Matt Zapotosky  |  06:26 AM ET, 11/28/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:43 PM ET, 11/27/2012

Dead, injured dogs found in trash can

Two dogs were found in a trash can in an alley in Southeast Washington, the Washington Humane Society said.

By Martin Weil  |  11:43 PM ET, 11/27/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 02:25 PM ET, 11/27/2012

Jail for District man in sleeping puppy’s killing

Sean Delontay Branch had pleaded guilty to one count of felony cruelty to animals in September.

By Keith L. Alexander  |  02:25 PM ET, 11/27/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 08:37 AM ET, 11/27/2012

D.C. police say robberies in Southeast may be related

The descriptions of the gunmen and what they were wearing are similar and the incidents occurred within an hour and in relative close proximity.

By Peter Hermann  |  08:37 AM ET, 11/27/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 08:16 AM ET, 11/27/2012

Acting police chief named in Frederick

The city announced Monday that Frederick Mayor Randy McClement has appointed Capt. Thomas Ledwell.

By the Associated Press  |  08:16 AM ET, 11/27/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 04:47 PM ET, 11/26/2012

More teens charged as adults after Woodley robbery, killing

Three are being charged being charged with armed robbery.

By Peter Hermann  |  04:47 PM ET, 11/26/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 04:37 PM ET, 11/26/2012

Second man wanted in Seat Pleasant shooting

Police in Prince George’s County are searching for a second suspect in connection with a fatal shooting outside a Seat Pleasant gas station earlier this month, authorities said Monday.

By Matt Zapotosky  |  04:37 PM ET, 11/26/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 03:59 PM ET, 11/26/2012

Vandals slash tires of at least 64 vehicles in Herndon

The vandalism occurred between 11 p.m. Saturday and 8 a.m. Sunday at the Dulles Greene Apartment Complex, police said.

By Justin Jouvenal  |  03:59 PM ET, 11/26/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Crime, Seen

Posted at 03:04 PM ET, 11/26/2012

Woman dead, another sought after Sunday Odenton crash

The driver of a Chevrolet Silverado fled on foot.

By Peter Hermann and David Marino-Nachison  |  03:04 PM ET, 11/26/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 02:54 PM ET, 11/26/2012

Man killed in Oxon Hill fire identified

Fire officials on Monday identified the Oxon Hill man killed Sunday in a fire that was sparked when he tried to pour kerosene into a space heater as 59-year-old Douglas Williams.

By Matt Zapotosky  |  02:54 PM ET, 11/26/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:42 AM ET, 11/26/2012

Man with fake blood on mask robs Old Town bank

A knife-wielding man wearing a mask splattered with fake blood robbed a Wells Fargo Bank Saturday morning in Old Town Alexandria, police said.

By Allison Klein  |  11:42 AM ET, 11/26/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:39 AM ET, 11/26/2012

Bus with school children collides with cars in Northwest; several injured

A private shuttle bus collided with two vehicles, sending three children and two adults to area hospitals in D.C.

By Peter Hermann  |  09:39 AM ET, 11/26/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 08:18 AM ET, 11/26/2012

Charles Co. mother, daughter killed in Pa. crash

police identified the victims on Sunday as 21-year-old Kaitlin Babka and 57-year-old Karen Babka.

By the Associated Press  |  08:18 AM ET, 11/26/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 08:15 AM ET, 11/26/2012

Md. officer hurt after gun fired at roll call meeting

The officer sustained minor injuries.

By the Associated Press  |  08:15 AM ET, 11/26/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 08:13 AM ET, 11/26/2012

2 dead, 2 hurt in Sunday wrong-way crash in Md.

Victoria DeAngelo of Dundalk entered the outer loop of 695 near exit 1 driving in the wrong direction Sunday night.

By the Associated Press  |  08:13 AM ET, 11/26/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 05:54 PM ET, 11/24/2012

State Department fire hurts workers, one in serious condition

Four construction workers were injured in likely accidental fire.

By Jeremy Borden  |  05:54 PM ET, 11/24/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 05:41 PM ET, 11/24/2012

Two men shot in Pr. George’s County near a Metro station

The victims are expected to survive.

By Jeremy Borden  |  05:41 PM ET, 11/24/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:53 PM ET, 11/23/2012

Woman visiting from China dies after Potomac River rescue

There was no information on how the woman ended up in the water.

By Peter Hermann  |  01:53 PM ET, 11/23/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:25 PM ET, 11/23/2012

Loudoun principal Kathleen Hwang killed in traffic accident

Sanders Corner Elementary School principal died near her home on Wednesday.

By Justin Jouvenal  |  01:25 PM ET, 11/23/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:02 PM ET, 11/23/2012

Fairfax man, 25, dead in Thursday evening crash

The driver was charged with driving under the influence.

By David Marino-Nachison  |  12:02 PM ET, 11/23/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:07 AM ET, 11/23/2012

Teen robbed of purchases outside Arundel Mills Mall

The teen was attacked a little more than two hours after the shopping center in Hanover.

By Peter Hermann  |  10:07 AM ET, 11/23/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:45 AM ET, 11/23/2012

Two women die in morning Fairfax County crash

The accident occurred shortly after 6 a.m. in the westbound lanes of I-66.

By Peter Hermann and Justin Jouvenal  |  09:45 AM ET, 11/23/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:20 AM ET, 11/23/2012

Man set for Md. murder trial wants postponement

Joshua Edwards of Brooklyn, N.Y. is accused of murder in the shooting of Jackson Rodriguez in 2006.

By the Associated Press  |  09:20 AM ET, 11/23/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:17 AM ET, 11/23/2012

Trial for father, sons in fatal Md. beating

Three are charged with second-degree murder, manslaughter and first- and second-degree assault.

By the Associated Press  |  09:17 AM ET, 11/23/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:10 AM ET, 11/23/2012

Arrest after woman, two boys shot in Chesterfield

The suspect fled but was quickly arrested.

By the Associated Press  |  09:10 AM ET, 11/23/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 02:03 PM ET, 11/22/2012

Arrest after party in Glen Burnie

Twenty-year-old Toriano Angibeau of Glen Burnie was charged with four counts of assault.

By the Associated Press  |  02:03 PM ET, 11/22/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:54 PM ET, 11/22/2012

Two men stabbed at Pr. George’s dance party

Police are investigating why an argument turned violent.

By Jeremy Borden  |  01:54 PM ET, 11/22/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:38 PM ET, 11/22/2012

Prison book group helps bring outside world to inmates

Volunteers with the Appalachian Prison Book Project believe they hold the power to unlock worlds.

By the Associated Press  |  12:38 PM ET, 11/22/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:06 AM ET, 11/22/2012

Charges for VCU student in dormitory fire

Javier A. Chavez also faces disciplinary action by the university.

By the Associated Press  |  11:06 AM ET, 11/22/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:14 AM ET, 11/22/2012

D.C. man gets 4 years on gun, drug charges

Damien Anthony was sentenced Tuesday.

By David Marino-Nachison  |  10:14 AM ET, 11/22/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:43 AM ET, 11/22/2012

One dead in early morning Pasadena crash

The driver has not been identified.

By David Marino-Nachison  |  09:43 AM ET, 11/22/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:40 AM ET, 11/22/2012

Video released of Southeast D.C. armed robbery

Two people were robbed at the Mandarin Carryout on Nov. 8.

By David Marino-Nachison  |  09:40 AM ET, 11/22/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:19 AM ET, 11/22/2012

Authorities seek arsonist on Va.’s Eastern Shore

There have been 17 fires set at abandoned structures in Accomack County since Nov. 13.

By the Associated Press  |  09:19 AM ET, 11/22/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:17 AM ET, 11/22/2012

Md. students who witnessed shooting to paint ‘Love’ mural

One student is accused of shooting another in August at Perry Hall High School.

By the Associated Press  |  09:17 AM ET, 11/22/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:39 PM ET, 11/21/2012

Man injured on Metro platform after leaning into moving train

Man hospitalized; Witness said he appeared intoxicated

By Clarence Williams  |  11:39 PM ET, 11/21/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Parties

Posted at 08:51 PM ET, 11/21/2012

A grisly discovery in La Plata attic

By Clarence Williams  |  08:51 PM ET, 11/21/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 08:43 PM ET, 11/21/2012

Groping incident in Springfield may be 11th

Fairfax County police believe the incident may be the 11th in a series of similar assaults.

By Clarence Williams  |  08:43 PM ET, 11/21/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:26 PM ET, 11/21/2012

Md. governor seeks new successor for Tiffany Alston in House of Delegates

Nominee Greg Hall has asked a judge to intervene to block Democrats from withdrawing his name.

By Ann E. Marimow  |  01:26 PM ET, 11/21/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:03 PM ET, 11/21/2012

Man arrested in Seat Pleasant killing

Lawson Mahdi, 24, is charged with second-degree murder in the slaying Saturday of Sharod D. James, 31.

By Matt Zapotosky  |  12:03 PM ET, 11/21/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:39 AM ET, 11/21/2012

Man fatally shot in Laurel-area apartment believed to be illegal gambling site

Police say they don’t yet know if the killing was related to the gambling operation.

By Matt Zapotosky  |  10:39 AM ET, 11/21/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:15 AM ET, 11/21/2012

Two women attacked in D.C. in what police say could be related crimes

They were separately attacked on the same street within an hour Tuesday night.

By Peter Hermann  |  09:15 AM ET, 11/21/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 08:59 AM ET, 11/21/2012

Man shot after 2 invade Northeast D.C. house

Police had only a scant description of the assailants. They did not disclose what was taken.

By Peter Hermann  |  08:59 AM ET, 11/21/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 08:14 AM ET, 11/21/2012

Boy, 16, killed in Baltimore triple shooting

Police were still searching for suspects and a motive for the shooting late Tuesday.

By the Associated Press  |  08:14 AM ET, 11/21/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 07:58 AM ET, 11/21/2012

I-95 lanes closed for hours after reported threats on Greyhound bus

Police say a man on a Greyhound bus made threatening comments; lanes closed for three hours.

By Peter Hermann  |  07:58 AM ET, 11/21/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:10 PM ET, 11/20/2012

Bicyclist is sentenced in Dupont gropings

By  |  09:10 PM ET, 11/20/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 05:45 PM ET, 11/20/2012

5th of 6 defendants pleads guilty in 2010 fatal beating of SE Washington woman

Brian Gaither, 25, faces a maximum of life in prison when he is sentenced in the 2010 killing of Latisha Frazier.

By Keith L. Alexander  |  05:45 PM ET, 11/20/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 03:11 PM ET, 11/20/2012

One arrested in Mount Rainier slaying

Prince George’s County police have charged a D.C. man with the fatal shooting of a 25-year-old in Mount Rainier last week.

By Matt Zapotosky  |  03:11 PM ET, 11/20/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 03:08 PM ET, 11/20/2012

Seat Pleasant shooting victim identified

Police have identified the man fatally shot outside a gas station in Seat Pleasant Saturday as 31-year-old James Sharod Darnell.

By Matt Zapotosky  |  03:08 PM ET, 11/20/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:21 AM ET, 11/20/2012

D.C. police say two robberies in Northwest are linked

Police did not identify what was taken.

By Peter Hermann  |  11:21 AM ET, 11/20/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 08:06 AM ET, 11/20/2012

Md. man charged with 1997 rape

Police said Monday that evidence from the case was reviewed this year using current DNA processing techniques. That review led to the arrest 49-year-old Ronald White.

By the Associated Press  |  08:06 AM ET, 11/20/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 08:03 AM ET, 11/20/2012

Woman charged with assaulting Frederick officer

Helga Marin of Frederick is also charged with disorderly conduct and other offenses after Friday’s incident.

By the Associated Press  |  08:03 AM ET, 11/20/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 07:27 AM ET, 11/20/2012

Woodbridge man charged with sexually assaulting two young girls

Prince William County police say he raped two young girls, 7 and 9 years old, in Woodbridge.

By Maggie Fazeli Fard  |  07:27 AM ET, 11/20/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 06:46 AM ET, 11/20/2012

Three men charged in gang-involved assault in Montgomery County

Montgomery Co. police believe recent assaults, robberies are connected to “La Raza” gang.

By Maggie Fazeli Fard  |  06:46 AM ET, 11/20/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:35 PM ET, 11/19/2012

Va. woman groped in 10th similar incident

Police believe the attack is the 10th such incident by the same man.

By Martin Weil  |  10:35 PM ET, 11/19/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 03:11 PM ET, 11/19/2012

Man hits car, jumps from Ballston garage deck

A man driving in the Ballston Common Mall garage hit another car and then dropped over a ledge, falling and injuring himself, police said.

By Allison Klein  |  03:11 PM ET, 11/19/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:05 PM ET, 11/19/2012

Oakton driver dies after collision with concrete wall

Police have not determined the cause of the crash.

By Justin Jouvenal  |  12:05 PM ET, 11/19/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:46 AM ET, 11/19/2012

Elderly owl rescued in Fairfax County

The elaborate capture was four days in the making and involved towels and a live wire, police said.

By Justin Jouvenal  |  11:46 AM ET, 11/19/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 08:33 AM ET, 11/19/2012

4 killed in Sunday crash in Glen Burnie

Police say it happened Sunday afternoon on Marley Neck Road near Freeman Shores Road.

By the Associated Press  |  08:33 AM ET, 11/19/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 03:28 PM ET, 11/17/2012

Car crashes into 7-Eleven; none hurt

No injuries reported after a car crashed into a 7-Eleven in the Camp Springs area, damaging the store.

By Matt Zapotosky  |  03:28 PM ET, 11/17/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 03:11 PM ET, 11/17/2012

Two teens hurt in crash on Beltway express lanes

Two teenagers were injured in a crash Saturday on the Capital Beltway’s new 495 Express Lanes — one of two collisions on the newly opened roadway.

By Matt Zapotosky  |  03:11 PM ET, 11/17/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:55 PM ET, 11/17/2012

Man fatally shot in Seat Pleasant

A man was shot and killed early Saturday morning outside a gas station in the Seat Pleasant area.

By Matt Zapotosky  |  01:55 PM ET, 11/17/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:12 AM ET, 11/17/2012

Stabbing at Woodley Park Metro leaves one dead

A man was fatally stabbed at the Woodley Park Metro station early Saturday morning.

By Matt Zapotosky  |  11:12 AM ET, 11/17/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 02:28 AM ET, 11/17/2012

Officers suspended over ‘crude’ video

Two Prince George’s County police officers were in a video of a purported traffic stop that shows two African American officers using “crude stereotypes and profanity” in dealing with an African American motorist.

By Clarence Williams and Martin Weil  |  02:28 AM ET, 11/17/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 05:53 PM ET, 11/16/2012

Former teacher charged in 40-year-old sex assaults

A woman in her mid-50s came forward after running into the man at a school, police said.

By Justin Jouvenal  |  05:53 PM ET, 11/16/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Quoted

Posted at 04:28 PM ET, 11/16/2012

Adoption Day at D.C. Superior Court Saturday

There are currently about 120 children in D.C. foster care awaiting adoptive homes, program officials said.

By Keith L. Alexander  |  04:28 PM ET, 11/16/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 04:22 PM ET, 11/16/2012

Donnell Washington sentenced to 45 years for 2010 fatal shooting near Southeast playground

Prosecutors say Donnell Washington was angry that Stanley Dawson took a gun away from Washington’s best friend.

By Keith L. Alexander  |  04:22 PM ET, 11/16/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:35 PM ET, 11/16/2012

Leesburg fire caused by arson

A fire that forced the relocation of the Loudoun Department of Community Corrections was set deliberately, authorities say.

By Caitlin Gibson  |  12:35 PM ET, 11/16/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 08:47 AM ET, 11/16/2012

Maryland man arrested after allegedly setting wife’s hair on fire

Michael John Boone, 43, faces assault charges after a fight with his wife escalated on Tuesday.

By Maggie Fazeli Fard  |  08:47 AM ET, 11/16/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 08:13 AM ET, 11/16/2012

Guilty plea for Marcus Vick on suspended license charge

The younger brother of Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Michael Vick entered his plea Wednesday in Va.

By the Associated Press  |  08:13 AM ET, 11/16/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 08:09 AM ET, 11/16/2012

Md. inmate sentenced for 1995 rape of teen girl in Mass.

William Burton III was sentenced Thursday in Norfolk Superior Court, a day after he was convicted of aggravated rape and kidnapping.

By the Associated Press  |  08:09 AM ET, 11/16/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 07:10 AM ET, 11/16/2012

Virginia couple faces child abduction charges, police say

Jennifer Dawn Carwile and Eric Eugene Black allegedly abducted their own daughter on Thursday.

By Maggie Fazeli Fard  |  07:10 AM ET, 11/16/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 03:35 PM ET, 11/15/2012

Photo of suspect in Va. library attack released

The girl said the man followed her into a restroom and attacked her.

By Justin Jouvenal  |  03:35 PM ET, 11/15/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:26 PM ET, 11/15/2012

Four charged with murder after 2010 shooting ruled homicide

Melvin Pate, 29, of Northeast, was found shot in Capitol Heights on Nov. 22, 2010, and died earlier this month.

By David Marino-Nachison  |  01:26 PM ET, 11/15/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:05 PM ET, 11/15/2012

D.C. police pursuit ends in crash, arrests

Sergeant who was driving suffered minor injuries to his ribs and leg.

By Peter Hermann  |  12:05 PM ET, 11/15/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

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

Coolidge High principal surrenders to police

Thelma Jarrett, principal since 2009, has been charged with misdemeanor simple assault.

By Peter Hermann and Emma Brown  |  11:15 AM ET, 11/15/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:37 AM ET, 11/15/2012

Shooting during Pr. George’s FBI raid under investigation

The incident occurred about 6:30 a.m. at a home in the 6700 block of Kipling Parkway.

By Matt Zapotosky and Maggie Fazeli Fard  |  09:37 AM ET, 11/15/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 08:37 AM ET, 11/15/2012

D.C. police seek help in Sept. double shooting

Wayne Young, of Northeast, died in that shooting.

By Peter Hermann  |  08:37 AM ET, 11/15/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 07:55 AM ET, 11/15/2012

Woman hurt, 2 sons dead in Baltimore shooting

Police have not released the identities of the victims.

By the Associated Press  |  07:55 AM ET, 11/15/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 07:53 AM ET, 11/15/2012

Va. police still seeking Karen Tait’s killer

Her body was found in West Virginia a decade ago.

By the Associated Press  |  07:53 AM ET, 11/15/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:26 PM ET, 11/14/2012

Pr. George’s sheriff’s deputy fatally shoots man

Spokeswoman says deputy fired when man displayed a weapon

By Matt Zapotosky  |  10:26 PM ET, 11/14/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 06:42 PM ET, 11/14/2012

D.C. police link 4 men to series of robberies, assaults

Crimes targeted women and included an abduction and a sexual assault in Northeast.

By Peter Hermann  |  06:42 PM ET, 11/14/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 04:56 PM ET, 11/14/2012

Police: Md. man run over by officer after car chase dies

He had been ejected from his car and was on the roadway, police said.

By David Marino-Nachison  |  04:56 PM ET, 11/14/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 04:38 PM ET, 11/14/2012

Loudoun sheriff’s deputy charged with DWI

The detective, an undercover member of the agency’s Criminal Investigations Division has been placed on leave.

By Caitlin Gibson  |  04:38 PM ET, 11/14/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 03:56 PM ET, 11/14/2012

Frederick police chief to take over U.S. Capitol Police

Kim C. Dine is a former Metropolitan Police Department officer who took over Frederick’s department in July 2002.

By David Marino-Nachison  |  03:56 PM ET, 11/14/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 03:50 PM ET, 11/14/2012

Police investigate robbery at Laurel Wal-Mart

Police in Anne Arundel County are investigating a a robbery at a Wal-Mart in Laurel early Wednesday morning in which a store employee was shot.

By Maggie Fazeli Fard  |  03:50 PM ET, 11/14/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 03:19 PM ET, 11/14/2012

39 students injured in school bus accident in Prince George’s

Thirty-nine students from Barack Obama Elementary School were taken to the hospital Wednesday afternoon after a rear-end collision involving their school bus.

By Matt Zapotosky  |  03:19 PM ET, 11/14/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:51 PM ET, 11/14/2012

Man shot and killed in Mount Rainier

The fatal shooting happened about a half-mile from the Prince George’s County-District line.

By Matt Zapotosky  |  12:51 PM ET, 11/14/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:43 PM ET, 11/14/2012

Man shot and killed in Mount Rainier

Homicide investigators are trying to determine a suspect and motive in the case.

By Matt Zapotosky  |  12:43 PM ET, 11/14/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 08:30 AM ET, 11/14/2012

Former investigator issues plea for help in Morgan Harrington case

Former Virginia State Police Lt. Joe Rader says in an open letter that whoever has information should come forward.

By the Associated Press  |  08:30 AM ET, 11/14/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 08:26 AM ET, 11/14/2012

Indecent liberties plea for former Va. corrections officer

Brian M. Peduto received a five-year suspended sentence and five years’ probation.

By the Associated Press  |  08:26 AM ET, 11/14/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 06:17 PM ET, 11/13/2012

Paula Broadwell’s driver’s license found in area park

It was not clear to Park Police officials exactly where the license was found or how long it had been missing.

By Clarence Williams  |  06:17 PM ET, 11/13/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 05:22 PM ET, 11/13/2012

Montgomery College student who made ‘shooting’ remarks hospitalized for evaluation

Investigation remains in preliminary stages, Rockville police say.

By Michael Laris  |  05:22 PM ET, 11/13/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 07:09 AM ET, 11/13/2012

Police investigate overnight stabbings, shooting in Northeast D.C.

Two women and a child were stabbed and a man was shot in the chest early Tuesday, police said.

By Maggie Fazeli Fard  |  07:09 AM ET, 11/13/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 06:08 AM ET, 11/13/2012

Truck driver from Florida charged in fatal Maryland crash

Watson Pierre was hauling oranges when his truck overturned onto another vehicle, killing two people.

By Maggie Fazeli Fard  |  06:08 AM ET, 11/13/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:56 PM ET, 11/12/2012

Pedestrian hit by two cars in PG, is killed

Pedestrian dies in Prince George’s

By Martin Weil  |  11:56 PM ET, 11/12/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 07:39 PM ET, 11/12/2012

Two Maryland teens charged in fatal shooting of D.C. cab driver

By Keith L. Alexander  |  07:39 PM ET, 11/12/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 07:10 PM ET, 11/12/2012

Pedestrian struck in Wheaton area

By By Martin Weil  |  07:10 PM ET, 11/12/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 06:25 PM ET, 11/12/2012

Montgomery College student in custody after ‘shooting’ remarks

No gun was found; investigation to determine whether criminal charges will follow

By Michael Laris  |  06:25 PM ET, 11/12/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 05:39 PM ET, 11/12/2012

Conviction tossed, Va. man waits to be freed

But when relatives went to pick David Montgomery up at the prison in Jarratt, they learned Attorney General Kenneth Cuccinelli’s office had declared the order invalid because the judge lacked jurisdiction.

By the Associated Press  |  05:39 PM ET, 11/12/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 08:11 AM ET, 11/12/2012

Sunday brawl at Md. flea market

Police say the fight broke out about 1 p.m. Sunday between two groups at the North Point Flea Market.

By the Associated Press  |  08:11 AM ET, 11/12/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 03:33 PM ET, 11/11/2012

Prince George’s County police identify motorcyclist, pedestrian killed in collision

Police say pedestrian was not in a crosswalk.

By Nikita Stewart  |  03:33 PM ET, 11/11/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:33 PM ET, 11/11/2012

Man shot and killed in Chillum early Sunday

Prince George’s County police are investigating the murder of man found suffering from a gunshot wound early Sunday morning.

By Nikita Stewart  |  12:33 PM ET, 11/11/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:18 PM ET, 11/11/2012

Columbia Taco Bell manager in critical condition after shooting

The manager was shot by two unknown males at about 1 a.m. Sunday, Howard County police said.

By Nikita Stewart  |  12:18 PM ET, 11/11/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:16 PM ET, 11/10/2012

Fugitive arrested after taunting authorities for eight months on Twitter and Facebook

By Del Quentin Wilber  |  12:16 PM ET, 11/10/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 07:52 PM ET, 11/09/2012

3 convicted of stealing, reselling $200K worth of books from GWU bookstore

The scheme lasted a month, authorities said.

By Keith L. Alexander  |  07:52 PM ET, 11/09/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 02:13 PM ET, 11/09/2012

Police: Md. trooper hurt trying to stop car thief

Pursuit of suspect in stolen car ended in White Oak; trooper’s injuries called non life threatening

By Michael Laris  |  02:13 PM ET, 11/09/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:49 AM ET, 11/09/2012

Man fatally shot in Hillcrest Heights was D.C. resident

The District man was found shot Wednesday evening.

By David Marino-Nachison  |  11:49 AM ET, 11/09/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

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

D.C. Superior Court on lockdown as officers sought man suspected of bringing in white powder

Authorities scrambled to look for a man they believed brought in an envelope full of white powder.

By Keith L. Alexander  |  11:45 AM ET, 11/09/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:53 AM ET, 11/09/2012

Suspended jail sentence for former Frederick deputy

Sam Bowman got two years of supervised probation in a plea deal in a child sex abuse case.

By the Associated Press  |  10:53 AM ET, 11/09/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 08:38 AM ET, 11/09/2012

Arson conviction for Md. man who burned ex-girlfriend’s house

A jury found 56-year-old Randall Martin Jr. guilty of arson and nine other charges.

By the Associated Press  |  08:38 AM ET, 11/09/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 08:31 AM ET, 11/09/2012

Charges for Va. woman in trooper’s death

Angelica C. Valencia of Doswell was charged this week with one count of reckless driving.

By the Associated Press  |  08:31 AM ET, 11/09/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 08:30 AM ET, 11/09/2012

Police search for suspects in early-morning robbery downtown; shots fired when victims gave chase

Robbery victims pursued gunmen, shots were fired, victims sought help from police in Lafayette Park.

By Maggie Fazeli Fard and Peter Hermann  |  08:30 AM ET, 11/09/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 08:25 AM ET, 11/09/2012

Guilty plea for Md. man in bank fraud, identity theft case

Thirty-three-year-old Christopher Devine pleaded guilty Thursday.

By the Associated Press  |  08:25 AM ET, 11/09/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 08:20 AM ET, 11/09/2012

Thursday shooting in Frederick leaves one hurt

A man is reportedly in serious condition.

By the Associated Press  |  08:20 AM ET, 11/09/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 07:30 AM ET, 11/09/2012

Man injured in house fire in Prince George’s County

The man is expected to recover, but the house and its contents are “a total loss,” fire officials said Friday.

By Maggie Fazeli Fard  |  07:30 AM ET, 11/09/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 07:27 AM ET, 11/09/2012

D.C. police search for five teenagers in overnight shooting

The suspects shot a man in the chest in Southeast D.C. shortly after midnight on Friday, police said.

By Maggie Fazeli Fard  |  07:27 AM ET, 11/09/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 02:08 PM ET, 11/08/2012

Wanted: men who robbed Alexandria 7-Eleven

Alexandria Police are asking for the public’s help in identifying two men who robbed a 7-Eleven last month.

By Allison Klein  |  02:08 PM ET, 11/08/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:59 PM ET, 11/08/2012

Cheryl Ann Alston of Fairfax identified in accidental death at Va. boat dock

She fell into the Potomac River and was found Wednesday.

By Jeremy Borden  |  12:59 PM ET, 11/08/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:07 AM ET, 11/08/2012

Fairfax police: Teen reports attack at Thomas Jefferson Library

Library staff said they had seen the suspect before, but were unaware of similar incidents.

By David Marino-Nachison  |  11:07 AM ET, 11/08/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 08:23 AM ET, 11/08/2012

New Baltimore police commissioner to be sworn in

Anthony Batts was picked in August to take over for Frederick Bealefeld.

By the Associated Press  |  08:23 AM ET, 11/08/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 08:20 AM ET, 11/08/2012

Community service for Va. woman after deadly hit-and-run

A judge also revoked 37-year-old Jennifer Jon Slemp’s driver’s license for one year Wednesday.

By the Associated Press  |  08:20 AM ET, 11/08/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 08:18 AM ET, 11/08/2012

2 men charged in string of Baltimore-area crimes

They are suspected in crimes against 11 people, mostly young women.

By the Associated Press  |  08:18 AM ET, 11/08/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 07:12 AM ET, 11/08/2012

Jury selection in Bowie State murder trial scheduled for Thursday

WJLA reports that jury selection will begin Thursday. Alexis Simpson is accused of stabbing her roommate.

By Maggie Fazeli Fard  |  07:12 AM ET, 11/08/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 06:43 AM ET, 11/08/2012

Body found near burning car in Northeast D.C.

Police believe the death and the car fire were the result of a crash, but the incident remains under investigation.

By Maggie Fazeli Fard and Peter Hermann  |  06:43 AM ET, 11/08/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:19 PM ET, 11/07/2012

Man fatally shot in Prince George’s County

By Clarence Williams  |  09:19 PM ET, 11/07/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 07:25 PM ET, 11/07/2012

Body found in the Potomac

By Jeremy Borden  |  07:25 PM ET, 11/07/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 06:08 PM ET, 11/07/2012

20 months for man in Amtrak bomb threat case

Michael Jerome Dennis pleaded guilty in August 2012.

By Del Quentin Wilber  |  06:08 PM ET, 11/07/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 03:30 PM ET, 11/07/2012

Man arrested outside White House in scuffle

He was charged with hitting a uniformed U.S. Secret Service agent.

By Peter Hermann  |  03:30 PM ET, 11/07/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 03:02 PM ET, 11/07/2012

Man pleads guilty in sex-trafficking of teen

Julio Cesar Revolorio Ramos, 29, will be sentenced in February.

By David Marino-Nachison  |  03:02 PM ET, 11/07/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 02:20 PM ET, 11/07/2012

Knife-wielding man in wheelchair arrested after stealing items, police say

A knife-wielding man in a wheelchair stole items from a CVS near the Arlington courthouse but was caught shortly afterward, police said.

By Allison Klein  |  02:20 PM ET, 11/07/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:28 PM ET, 11/07/2012

Springfield woman killed in Beltway crash

A Springfield woman was killed Tuesday after she lost control of her SUV on the Capital Beltway.

By Matt Zapotosky  |  01:28 PM ET, 11/07/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:24 PM ET, 11/07/2012

Leesburg suspect turns himself into police

Federal and local authorities are searching for a Leesburg man wanted for a weapons violation, police say.

By Caitlin Gibson  |  01:24 PM ET, 11/07/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:22 PM ET, 11/07/2012

Arlington police search for alleged credit card thief

The suspect has been stealing credit cards from gym lockers across North Arlington, police said.

By Allison Klein  |  01:22 PM ET, 11/07/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:14 PM ET, 11/07/2012

7 years for Va. man in 12th drunk driving conviction

David Marion Apraham of Spotsylvania received the sentence on Tuesday in Spotsylvania Circuit Court.

By the Associated Press  |  01:14 PM ET, 11/07/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:07 PM ET, 11/07/2012

Two more arrests in fatal Salisbury shooting

There are now five people in custody in the slaying, which occurred during a robbery on Oct. 28.

By the Associated Press  |  01:07 PM ET, 11/07/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:10 PM ET, 11/07/2012

Suit filed by ‘Major League’ star Corbin Bersen starts in Va.

Jury selection began Tuesday morning in U.S. District Court in Norfolk.

By the Associated Press  |  12:10 PM ET, 11/07/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 08:31 AM ET, 11/07/2012

Engineering firm’s work ‘like CSI,’ founder says

The company is often turned to during lawsuits.

By the Associated Press  |  08:31 AM ET, 11/07/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 08:26 AM ET, 11/07/2012

Murder charge for Md. man in girlfriend’s death

Janet Palasik was visiting John W. Falkenstein Jr. at his home in the 700 block of Myrth Avenue.

By the Associated Press  |  08:26 AM ET, 11/07/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 08:24 AM ET, 11/07/2012

Officer who fatally shot Va. woman identified

Sgt. L.P. Rigney shot Delma Towler on Sept. 19 after he and another officer responded to a 911 hang up call from her home.

By the Associated Press  |  08:24 AM ET, 11/07/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 06:56 AM ET, 11/07/2012

Reported suicide investigated as homicide, Anne Arundel police say

Detectives in Anne Arundel County have identified a suspect, but charges have not yet been filed.

By Maggie Fazeli Fard  |  06:56 AM ET, 11/07/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 06:55 AM ET, 11/07/2012

Hyattsville man arrested, charged with assault and attempted rape

Sheku Yansane of Hyattsville allegedly attacked a woman who lived in the same home, officials said.

By Maggie Fazeli Fard  |  06:55 AM ET, 11/07/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 03:25 AM ET, 11/07/2012

Hyattsville man arrested, charged with assault and attempted rape

Sheku Yansane of Hyattsville allegedly attacked a woman who lived in the same home, officials said.

By Maggie Fazeli Fard  |  03:25 AM ET, 11/07/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 03:57 PM ET, 11/06/2012

At least one badly hurt in Md. inner loop crash

Officials said one person was taken to a nearby hospital in “extremely critical condition.”

By Matt Zapotosky  |  03:57 PM ET, 11/06/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 02:35 PM ET, 11/06/2012

Burglary charges for man after Woodbridge arrest

Adrian P. Bennett, 20, had taken keys to two vehicles parked behind an auto shop, police said.

By David Marino-Nachison  |  02:35 PM ET, 11/06/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 02:08 PM ET, 11/06/2012

Child pinned under tree in Va. recovering

The 12-year-old boy has serious injuries to his lower body, and is recovering at a local hospital, according to officials.

By Allison Klein  |  02:08 PM ET, 11/06/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:22 PM ET, 11/06/2012

Two killed in violent, three-vehicle Md. collision

It left a Honda Civic smashed between a concrete pumper truck and a tractor-trailer.

By Matt Zapotosky  |  01:22 PM ET, 11/06/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:46 AM ET, 11/06/2012

D.C. police seek two men in street robbery

They released a short video in their search for the suspects.

By Peter Hermann  |  10:46 AM ET, 11/06/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:33 AM ET, 11/06/2012

Guilty plea for Md. man in identitity theft case

He was convicted of a similar charge in 2007.

By the Associated Press  |  10:33 AM ET, 11/06/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 06:55 PM ET, 11/05/2012

Father charged after son fell from 9th floor apartment in Silver Spring

4 year old remains in serious condition following Oct. incident

By Michael Laris  |  06:55 PM ET, 11/05/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 05:51 PM ET, 11/05/2012

Man pleads guilty in connection with two Hyattsville-area sexual assaults

A 24-year-old man has pleaded guilty to two in a spate of high-profile sexual assaults earlier this year in the Hyattsville-Mount Rainier area, authorities said Monday.

By Matt Zapotosky  |  05:51 PM ET, 11/05/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 04:48 PM ET, 11/05/2012

Tree fell on child in Springfield, injuring him

A child was injured when a tree fell on him near an elementary school in Springfield Monday afternoon.

By Allison Klein  |  04:48 PM ET, 11/05/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 04:19 PM ET, 11/05/2012

Thieves target Alexandria businesses

Alexandria police are asking for the public’s help in identifying three people they believe are involved in a series of commercial burglaries early Sunday morning.

By Allison Klein  |  04:19 PM ET, 11/05/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 03:21 PM ET, 11/05/2012

Two killed, others hurt in Central Avenue crash

Police and firefighters are on the scene of what fire officials say is a “double fatal” crash in the Largo area.

By Matt Zapotosky  |  03:21 PM ET, 11/05/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 03:14 PM ET, 11/05/2012

Pr. William police unsure if weekend burglaries in Woodbridge are related

Six burglaries took place this weekend in Woodbridge. No arrests have been made.

By Jeremy Borden  |  03:14 PM ET, 11/05/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 02:01 PM ET, 11/05/2012

Fire victim identified as Fairfax man

Christopher Lewis, 62, was found dead after a fire at his house in the 6600 block of Orland Street.

By Allison Klein  |  02:01 PM ET, 11/05/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:20 AM ET, 11/05/2012

Police: After search, drugs, alligator found in Md.

The alligator was found after police searched a Jessup home.

By David Marino-Nachison  |  11:20 AM ET, 11/05/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:17 AM ET, 11/05/2012

Judge says Fairfax prosecutor Raymond Morrogh, accused of being unethical, should stay on case

Defense attorneys said Morrogh could not be impartial because of close relationships in case.

By Jeremy Borden  |  11:17 AM ET, 11/05/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:38 AM ET, 11/05/2012

Hanover man dies in Monday morning crash

Man was involved in a single-vehicle accident.

By David Marino-Nachison  |  10:38 AM ET, 11/05/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 08:52 AM ET, 11/05/2012

Exonerated in rape case, Va. man can again vote

Bennett Barbour plans to vote in Tuesday’s general election.

By the Associated Press  |  08:52 AM ET, 11/05/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:32 AM ET, 11/03/2012

D.C. man arrested in attacks on women

Demarco Myles, 19, of the District was arrested on charges of assault and first-degree sexual assault.

By  |  11:32 AM ET, 11/03/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:13 PM ET, 11/02/2012

Suspect sought in Alexandria robbery attempt

Police released surveillance photos of the man.

By David Marino-Nachison  |  09:13 PM ET, 11/02/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 05:06 PM ET, 11/02/2012

Barricade outside Pr. George’s home ends

Prince George’s County police officers were first called to the home about 3:25 p.m.

By Matt Zapotosky  |  05:06 PM ET, 11/02/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 04:13 PM ET, 11/02/2012

Former professional boxer Keely Thompson indicted on fraud charges

Keely Thompson and his wife were indicted on charges Friday, federal prosecutors said.

By Del Quentin Wilber  |  04:13 PM ET, 11/02/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 02:39 PM ET, 11/02/2012

Guilty plea for Va. man in D.C. cocaine-carryout scheme

He faces up to 30 years in prison and a fine of up to $500,000.

By David Marino-Nachison  |  02:39 PM ET, 11/02/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:23 PM ET, 11/02/2012

Sheriff’s deputy involved in fatal shooting in Fauquier County

One person was killed in Fauquier County early Friday, officials said.

By Maggie Fazeli Fard  |  12:23 PM ET, 11/02/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:27 AM ET, 11/02/2012

Officer stabbed, suspect fatally shot in Northeast Washington

The officer was responding to a reported dispute between the suspect and his grandfather, police said.

By Maggie Fazeli Fard and Peter Hermann  |  11:27 AM ET, 11/02/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:34 AM ET, 11/02/2012

Eighth attack on women attributed to man in Northern Va.

In the latest attack, a man grabbed a 23-year-old woman from behind as she waited at a bus stop in Springfield.

By David Marino-Nachison  |  09:34 AM ET, 11/02/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 08:28 AM ET, 11/02/2012

30 months for Md. man in child pornography case

Jerry James McGee, who was sentenced Thursday, must register as a sex offender upon release.

By the Associated Press  |  08:28 AM ET, 11/02/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 08:26 AM ET, 11/02/2012

New social media policy for Baltimore Fire Dept.

The policy is drawing criticism that it violates First Amendment rights.

By the Associated Press  |  08:26 AM ET, 11/02/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 06:21 PM ET, 11/01/2012

Man convicted of second-degree murder in slayings of mother, half brother

The man charged with fatally shooting his mother and half brother in Fort Washington last summer was convicted of second-degree murder and other related counts Thursday, prosecutors said.

By Matt Zapotosky  |  06:21 PM ET, 11/01/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 03:25 PM ET, 11/01/2012

Hyattsville courthouse employees let back in after evacuation

Building had been evacuated, while police probed a bomb threat.

By Matt Zapotosky  |  03:25 PM ET, 11/01/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:15 PM ET, 11/01/2012

2 killed Wednesday night in Baltimore

Two others were shot and a fifth person was stabbed in the city on Halloween night.

By the Associated Press  |  01:15 PM ET, 11/01/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 08:18 AM ET, 11/01/2012

Man stabbed during Glen Burnie robbery

He was taken to Shock Trauma in Baltimore with life-threatening injuries.

By the Associated Press  |  08:18 AM ET, 11/01/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 05:11 PM ET, 10/31/2012

Guilty plea for former D.C. tax worker in theft scheme

By Del Quentin Wilber  |  05:11 PM ET, 10/31/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 03:42 PM ET, 10/31/2012

Sketch released in Waldorf homicide

A woman was killed and a man shot on Oct. 26.

By David Marino-Nachison  |  03:42 PM ET, 10/31/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 02:32 PM ET, 10/31/2012

Hotel in Arlington robbed at gunpoint

A Days Inn in Arlington was robbed Tuesday night by a man who wore a dark scarf over his face, police said.

By Allison Klein  |  02:32 PM ET, 10/31/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 01:37 PM ET, 10/31/2012

Two arrested in Old Town Manassas killing

The victim has been identified as Antonio Ricardo Bailey, 44, of Manassas.

By Peter Hermann  |  01:37 PM ET, 10/31/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:12 PM ET, 10/31/2012

One dead in early morning Beltway crash

A Lanham man was killed Wednesday morning after he was rear-ended twice on the Capital Beltway — the second time by a tractor-trailer with no trailer attached, authorities said.

By Matt Zapotosky  |  01:12 PM ET, 10/31/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:45 AM ET, 10/31/2012

Md. student killed crossing street near high school

Christina Morris-Ward was a 10th-grader at Seneca Valley in Germantown.

By David Marino-Nachison  |  11:45 AM ET, 10/31/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:45 AM ET, 10/31/2012

Man identified in fatal Owings motorcycle crash

David H. Pagan of Sunderland was killed in the single-vehicle crash.

By David Marino-Nachison  |  10:45 AM ET, 10/31/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

 

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