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Crime Scene: January, 2013

Posted at 07:12 PM ET, 01/31/2013

Firefighters rescue woman, 90, in Bethesda

Smoke alarm, alert neighbors are credited with saving her life

By Dan Morse  |  07:12 PM ET, 01/31/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:32 PM ET, 01/30/2013

Man stabbed on Metro bus in Northeast Washington

Attack happened along popular H Street corridor.

By Clarence Williams  |  10:32 PM ET, 01/30/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:23 PM ET, 01/30/2013

Heavy rains produce flooded roads and stranded cars across the area

Northwestern Montgomery and western part of region hard hit by rains

By Clarence Williams  |  10:23 PM ET, 01/30/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 04:55 PM ET, 01/30/2013

Montgomery County Police release photos of two missing girls

Police said they have no reports of either child being abducted.

By Dan Morse  |  04:55 PM ET, 01/30/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 04:34 PM ET, 01/30/2013

Woman attacked on W&OD Trail in Reston

The woman was dragged off the trail and into a wooded area, police said.

By Justin Jouvenal  |  04:34 PM ET, 01/30/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 04:30 PM ET, 01/30/2013

Prince George’s County man pleads guilty to 1990 murder, rapes

DNA evidence linked a Prince George’s County man to the crimes

By Alex Kane Rudansky  |  04:30 PM ET, 01/30/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 03:05 PM ET, 01/30/2013

Burglary suspect arrested in Richmond; second suspect at large

Authorities investigating possible ties to burglaries in Loudoun and Fauquier counties

By Caitlin Gibson  |  03:05 PM ET, 01/30/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:40 AM ET, 01/30/2013

Police arrest teen in December shooting

Victim had been shot the day after Christmas in Southeast Washington.

By Peter Hermann  |  10:40 AM ET, 01/30/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:39 AM ET, 01/30/2013

Police arrest burglar as home occupant sleeps

D.C. police officers make quick arrest of suspect in Shaw neighborhood

By Peter Hermann  |  10:39 AM ET, 01/30/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:25 AM ET, 01/30/2013

Four-year-old hit by car in Greenbelt

A four-year-old boy was hit by a car on a road running through a Greenbelt apartment complex Tuesday night.

By Matt Zapotosky  |  10:25 AM ET, 01/30/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:13 PM ET, 01/29/2013

Wife shoots husband, and then kills herself at Waldorf home, police say

Man critically wounded, woman dead at the scene

By Clarence Williams  |  11:13 PM ET, 01/29/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 06:04 PM ET, 01/29/2013

Composite sketch of Montgomery County break-in, robbery suspect

Montgomery police released a composite sketch of a man they suspect in a series of crimes.

By Dan Morse  |  06:04 PM ET, 01/29/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 04:45 PM ET, 01/29/2013

Takoma Park Middle School searched after bomb threat, student arrested

By Lynh Bui  |  04:45 PM ET, 01/29/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 04:01 PM ET, 01/29/2013

D.C. police seek help in nightspot shooting

Authorities are investigating catering company ties to a Northeast Washington nightspot.

By Peter Hermann  |  04:01 PM ET, 01/29/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:07 PM ET, 01/29/2013

Multi-vehicle crash closes New York Avenue

Fire officials say they’re evaluating 11 people, but only one taken to hospital

By Peter Hermann  |  12:07 PM ET, 01/29/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:47 AM ET, 01/29/2013

Ioan Cicio arrested in ATM skimming scheme at hospitals

The scheme netted thousands of dollars, police said.

By Justin Jouvenal  |  11:47 AM ET, 01/29/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 08:39 AM ET, 01/29/2013

Sentencing set in killing of pregnant woman in Va.

Kayla C. Armstrong pleaded no contest in Henrico County Circuit Court.

By the Associated Press  |  08:39 AM ET, 01/29/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 08:36 AM ET, 01/29/2013

More time behind bars for Va. inmates who aided escape

Michael E. Darnell and Travis Christian each received a six-month sentence and a $500 fine.

By the Associated Press  |  08:36 AM ET, 01/29/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 07:43 AM ET, 01/29/2013

Teen charged with armed robbery at Silver Spring hotel

18-year-old used a sawed-off shotgun to hold up guests at a party in a Silver Spring hotel room.

By Maggie Fazeli Fard  |  07:43 AM ET, 01/29/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 07:27 AM ET, 01/29/2013

D.C. man sentenced for deceiving a federal judge

Convicted sex offender filed a falsified defamation suit against one of his victims.

By Maggie Fazeli Fard  |  07:27 AM ET, 01/29/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 07:01 AM ET, 01/29/2013

Man gets 14 months for arranging sexual contact with a minor

Patrick Henderson, 38, made arrangements with an undercover officer to meet a fictitious Va. boy.

By Maggie Fazeli Fard  |  07:01 AM ET, 01/29/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 06:58 AM ET, 01/29/2013

Suspect sought in sexual assault in Northwest D.C.

D.C. police have released surveillance footage of the suspect.

By Maggie Fazeli Fard  |  06:58 AM ET, 01/29/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 08:09 PM ET, 01/28/2013

Man found shot to death in Lan dover

Unidentified man discovered Monday in an industrial building

By Martin Weil  |  08:09 PM ET, 01/28/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 07:42 PM ET, 01/28/2013

Shot fired at PG police in Forestville

Man charged with attempted murder

By Martin Weil  |  07:42 PM ET, 01/28/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 06:59 PM ET, 01/28/2013

Gallaudet student arrested on drug distribution charges

Police say they found two pounds of marijuana, other drugs in her dorm room

By Peter Hermann  |  06:59 PM ET, 01/28/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 03:42 PM ET, 01/28/2013

Hearing for Va. inmate who wants sex change operation

A three-judge panel of the 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals ruled Monday in the case of Ophelia De’Lonta.

By the Associated Press  |  03:42 PM ET, 01/28/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 03:34 PM ET, 01/28/2013

Accused D.C. dealer launches his own defense at trial

Antoine Jones is representing himself in the high-profile case, the third bid by the government for a conviction.

By Matt Zapotosky  |  03:34 PM ET, 01/28/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:53 PM ET, 01/28/2013

Woman shot, man killed overnight in Annapolis

A man, believed to be the gunman, is dead, and a woman is in critical condition, police said.

By Maggie Fazeli Fard  |  12:53 PM ET, 01/28/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:55 AM ET, 01/28/2013

Manassas man accused of drowning infant son appears in court, documents released

Joaquin S. Rams is accused of killing his 15-month-old son, Prince.

By Jeremy Borden  |  11:55 AM ET, 01/28/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 08:26 AM ET, 01/28/2013

Girl, 10, dies in Baltimore house fire

The girl’s body was found on the first floor of a burning home Saturday evening.

By the Associated Press  |  08:26 AM ET, 01/28/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 07:10 AM ET, 01/28/2013

Three charged in connection with killing in Glen Burnie

Three people have been charged in connection with the fatal shooting and stabbing early Sunday morning.

By Maggie Fazeli Fard  |  07:10 AM ET, 01/28/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:17 PM ET, 01/27/2013

Anne Arundel police investigate homicide in Glen Burnie

Anne Arundel County police interviewed three suspects Sunday.

By Jeremy Borden  |  01:17 PM ET, 01/27/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:35 PM ET, 01/26/2013

Two hurt in Fairfax City blaze

Man tries to fight Fairfax City fire with water after escorting wife out

By Clarence Williams and Martin Weil  |  10:35 PM ET, 01/26/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:31 PM ET, 01/26/2013

Shots fired at DC police in NE

By Clarence Williams  |  09:31 PM ET, 01/26/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 07:27 PM ET, 01/25/2013

Montgomery police release video of fire-extinguisher spraying

Two men burst into a Mexican restaurant and one discharged the fire extinguisher while the other grabbed the cash register.

By Dan Morse  |  07:27 PM ET, 01/25/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 05:47 PM ET, 01/25/2013

Harmon-Wright testimony: I shot Patricia Cook to protect public

Closing arguments in the trial of the former police officer accused of killing a Culpeper woman are scheduled to begin Monday

By Justin Jouvenal  |  05:47 PM ET, 01/25/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 03:39 PM ET, 01/25/2013

Police charge Manassas man, Joaquin Rams, with murder of infant son

Rams is charged with drowning his 1-year-old son, Prince.

By Jeremy Borden  |  03:39 PM ET, 01/25/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:23 AM ET, 01/25/2013

Police seek two suspects in Northeast D.C. armed robbery

An $10,000 reward is offered for help in their capture.

By Peter Hermann  |  09:23 AM ET, 01/25/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:13 AM ET, 01/25/2013

Man whose son fatally shot himself not guilty of manslaughter

The 4-year-old shot himself with his father’s gun in March.

By the Associated Press  |  09:13 AM ET, 01/25/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:03 AM ET, 01/25/2013

Woman dies, trooper hurt in Va. crash

Phyllis Marie Cumbee of Pembroke died in the accident Thursday.

By the Associated Press  |  09:03 AM ET, 01/25/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 07:47 AM ET, 01/25/2013

Woman fatally shot in head in Northwest D.C.

Police say the victim an 18-year-old found dead on sidewalk

By Alex Kane Rudansky and Peter Hermann  |  07:47 AM ET, 01/25/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 07:09 PM ET, 01/24/2013

Pr. George’s officer acquitted of assault, misconduct charges

Rickie Adey had been accused of punching a teen in August 2011 while he was responding to a report of gunfire.

By Matt Zapotosky  |  07:09 PM ET, 01/24/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 06:22 PM ET, 01/24/2013

Former Redskin Fred Smoot charged with driving under the influence

He pleaded not guilty at a hearing earlier this month.

By Keith L . Alexander  |  06:22 PM ET, 01/24/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 05:01 PM ET, 01/24/2013

Woman critically injured in Temple Hills house fire

When firefighters removed the woman, who appeared to be in her 60s, she had no pulse.

By Matt Zapotosky  |  05:01 PM ET, 01/24/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 04:06 PM ET, 01/24/2013

First of two victims identified in Falls Church house fire

Laura Jeanne Snyder-Gardner, 48, was deaf and taught at Gallaudet University.

By James Arkin  |  04:06 PM ET, 01/24/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 03:39 PM ET, 01/24/2013

Quantico police audit finds missing cash, drugs, guns; officers resign

The small town’s police department is rife with problems, inquiry finds.

By Jeremy Borden  |  03:39 PM ET, 01/24/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:13 PM ET, 01/24/2013

John Hinckley case attorneys debate plans for unsupervised visits

St. Elizabeths Hospital has asked a federal judge to expand Hinckley’s unsupervised visits to his mother’s home in Williamsburg.

By Ann E. Marimow  |  01:13 PM ET, 01/24/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 08:47 AM ET, 01/24/2013

Murder charges in 78-year-old Virginia man’s killing

Authorities arrested 24-year-old David Hairm Gilbert this week on a fugitive from justice warrant.

By the Associated Press  |  08:47 AM ET, 01/24/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:05 AM ET, 01/24/2013

False report of campus gunman brings lockdown at U-Va.’s College at Wise

Student confesses to false report, Virginia State Police say

By Clarence Williams  |  12:05 AM ET, 01/24/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Forecasts

Posted at 06:38 PM ET, 01/23/2013

Kensington woman identified as victim of fatal crash

Woman rear-ended a flat-bed truck Tuesday on I-95

By Clarence Williams  |  06:38 PM ET, 01/23/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 02:31 PM ET, 01/23/2013

Authorities track Tolliver brothers to Fla., charge them with first-degree murder in Pr. William shooting

The Tolliver brothers, sought in Dumfries shooting, were arrested in Florida.

By Jeremy Borden  |  02:31 PM ET, 01/23/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:09 PM ET, 01/23/2013

Dr. Lewis Jackson pleads guilty to sexually assaulting D.C. inmate, three others in Atlanta

Lewis Jackson pled guilty to sexually assaulting a D.C. inmate and three others in Atlanta.

By Alex Kane Rudansky  |  01:09 PM ET, 01/23/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:11 AM ET, 01/23/2013

No contest plea for former Va. deputy in shooting

Jonathan Agee pleaded no contest to attempted capital murder, aggravated malicious wounding and related charges.

By the Associated Press  |  09:11 AM ET, 01/23/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:03 AM ET, 01/23/2013

‘Ray Bandit’ bank robbery suspect jailed, FBI says

Jeremy Evans is suspected in robberies in Virginia and six other states.

By the Associated Press  |  09:03 AM ET, 01/23/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 08:59 AM ET, 01/23/2013

Arraignment set for suspect in Karen Tait killing in Va.

Thomas Neal Tait of Waynesboro is scheduled to be arraigned Wednesday in W. Va.

By the Associated Press  |  08:59 AM ET, 01/23/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 08:24 AM ET, 01/23/2013

Suspect sought in assault with intent to kill on 14th Street in Northwest D.C.

D.C. police have released a surveillance video of the suspect, who allegedly tried to kill someone on 14th Street.

By Maggie Fazeli Fard  |  08:24 AM ET, 01/23/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 07:31 AM ET, 01/23/2013

Driver to be sentenced in fatal 2011 bus crash near Richmond

The bus driver was convicted of killing four people when the bus he was driving crashed in Virginia in 2011.

By Maggie Fazeli Fard  |  07:31 AM ET, 01/23/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:21 PM ET, 01/22/2013

Woman on sidewalk is fatally struck in Montgomery

SUV lost control in shopping center parking lot and struck pedestrian

By Clarence Williams  |  11:21 PM ET, 01/22/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 07:17 PM ET, 01/22/2013

Second judge accepts stabbing plea

The first judge rejected the plea deal, but a second judge accepted it.

By St. John Barned-Smith  |  07:17 PM ET, 01/22/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 05:25 PM ET, 01/22/2013

Montgomery County man gets 10 years in hotel-room stabbing

Kyle Duppins, 37, stabbed a man 21 times. He also faces three years of probation after his release.

By Dan Morse  |  05:25 PM ET, 01/22/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 05:21 PM ET, 01/22/2013

Brawl at Friendly High School thought to be connected to student’s slaying

Three people, including two students, charged in melee that police believe stemmed from ‘tensions’ over slaying of Marcus Jones

By Matt Zapotosky  |  05:21 PM ET, 01/22/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 04:53 PM ET, 01/22/2013

George Huguely files appeal of Yeardley Love murder conviction

Huguely, 25, of Chevy Chase, dated Love while both were varsity lacrosse players at the University of Virginia.

By Mary Pat Flaherty  |  04:53 PM ET, 01/22/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 04:49 PM ET, 01/22/2013

Fairfax police officer arrested in theft

Woman allegedly concealed merchandise from store at Dulles Town Center

By Justin Jouvenal  |  04:49 PM ET, 01/22/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 02:30 PM ET, 01/22/2013

Woman dies in morning crash on I-270 in Maryland

Authorities have not yet named the woman.

By Dan Morse  |  02:30 PM ET, 01/22/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:56 PM ET, 01/22/2013

Officials identify man who died after escaping Md. fire

Joseph Hoffman, 65, was conscious and talking but complaining of chest pains after he got out of his burning home.

By Matt Zapotosky  |  01:56 PM ET, 01/22/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:47 PM ET, 01/22/2013

Man charged in Forestville shooting

Police refuse to discuss motive, probable cause in slaying of Brandon Rashad Catlett

By Matt Zapotosky  |  01:47 PM ET, 01/22/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:35 PM ET, 01/22/2013

Pr. William police charge Reginald Tolliver with first-degree murder

Two other Tolliver brothers are also sought in woman’s killing.

By Jeremy Borden  |  01:35 PM ET, 01/22/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:37 AM ET, 01/22/2013

Minivan driver killed in I-95 crash

Incident occurred Tuesday morning near Route 286

By Justin Jouvenal  |  11:37 AM ET, 01/22/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:03 AM ET, 01/22/2013

Court date for former Va. deputy in shooting case

Jonathan Agee is charged with shooting a Virginia State Police sergeant in the leg.

By the Associated Press  |  09:03 AM ET, 01/22/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 03:48 PM ET, 01/21/2013

Pr. George’s man dies after escaping house fire

Lewisville man suffered heart attack

By Theresa Vargas  |  03:48 PM ET, 01/21/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:33 PM ET, 01/21/2013

Man shot, killed in Pr. George’s

Third homicide in county since Friday

By Theresa Vargas  |  12:33 PM ET, 01/21/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:58 AM ET, 01/21/2013

Three pit bulls shot and killed after attack

Dogs killed after 11-year-old attacked while riding his bike

By Theresa Vargas  |  11:58 AM ET, 01/21/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 04:00 PM ET, 01/20/2013

Boy, 16, killed in Prince George’s County

Police say the boy was walking from a house to a car when he was shot.

By Peter Hermann  |  04:00 PM ET, 01/20/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 03:46 PM ET, 01/20/2013

Man stabbed on Metrobus after trying to steal cellphone

Victim tried to steal sleeping passenger’s cellphone, officials say.

By Dana Hedgpeth  |  03:46 PM ET, 01/20/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 05:32 PM ET, 01/19/2013

Silver Spring man arrested in Safeway robbery, assault of woman

Surveillance video shows a suspect shoving a woman down in a Briggs Chaney area Safeway.

By Dan Morse  |  05:32 PM ET, 01/19/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 06:30 PM ET, 01/18/2013

Former Virginia Railway Express facilities manager, Kevin Jannell, sentenced to 2 years in prison

Kevin Jannell was bribed to help retain a company’s subcontractor.

By Jeremy Borden  |  06:30 PM ET, 01/18/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 05:33 PM ET, 01/18/2013

Smithsonian parking attendant who stole nearly $500,000 in parking fees sentenced to 20 months in prison

By Mary Pat Flaherty  |  05:33 PM ET, 01/18/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 08:44 AM ET, 01/18/2013

Burglary suspect photographed by homeowner, police say

Police said Thursday that they have a warrant charging 48-year-old Danny Evans with attempted burglary.

By the Associated Press  |  08:44 AM ET, 01/18/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 08:41 AM ET, 01/18/2013

New police chief for Hagerstown

Capt. Mark Holtzman is a 12-year veteran of the Hagerstown Police Department. He’ll be sworn in Tuesday.

By the Associated Press  |  08:41 AM ET, 01/18/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 08:33 AM ET, 01/18/2013

Woman stabbed several times in Columbia Heights

Police say victim suffered wounds to her neck, back and stomach; no arrests made.

By Peter Hermann  |  08:33 AM ET, 01/18/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 05:08 PM ET, 01/17/2013

Teen girl fights off attacker at Ft. Washington bus stop

Student kicked would-be assailant to escape.

By Clarence Williams  |  05:08 PM ET, 01/17/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 03:40 PM ET, 01/17/2013

Police arrest man in District’s first slaying of 2013

Burnis Cole, of Southeast, was charged with first-degree murder while armed.

By Peter Hermann  |  03:40 PM ET, 01/17/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:02 AM ET, 01/17/2013

Pr. William police arrest 2 in Woodbridge killing

Juan Flores, 25, is charged with first-degree murder, and Jose Diaz, 28, with accessory after the fact.

By Jeremy Borden  |  11:02 AM ET, 01/17/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:19 AM ET, 01/17/2013

Woman found shot to death in Dumfries; two men arrested in earlier homicide

Prince William police said the victim was found early Thursday morning.

By Jeremy Borden  |  10:19 AM ET, 01/17/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 08:51 AM ET, 01/17/2013

Md. trooper injured in Howard County crash

Cpl. Matthew Telep’s injuries are not believed to be life-threatening.

By the Associated Press  |  08:51 AM ET, 01/17/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 08:33 AM ET, 01/17/2013

Suspected ‘Fake Beard Robber’ indicted in Va.

A federal grand jury on Wednesday indicted 38-year-old Ronald Wayne Carr of Newport News.

By the Associated Press  |  08:33 AM ET, 01/17/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 08:31 AM ET, 01/17/2013

Police reveal clay busts in hopes of solving Va. deaths

Police don’t know the identities of any of the men.

By the Associated Press  |  08:31 AM ET, 01/17/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 07:28 PM ET, 01/16/2013

Alexandria man charged with involuntary manslaughter for Christmas Eve crash

If convicted, the involuntary manslaughter charge carries a sentence of up to 10 years in prison.

By Clarence Williams  |  07:28 PM ET, 01/16/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 04:39 PM ET, 01/16/2013

Minor injuries for driver after car ends up in C&O Canal

Police are investigating how the car got there.

By Peter Hermann  |  04:39 PM ET, 01/16/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:45 PM ET, 01/16/2013

Pentagon City Mall jewelry heist foiled

Police are asking for the public’s help in finding a man who said he needed to seize wrist watches as evidence in a case.

By Allison Klein  |  01:45 PM ET, 01/16/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:14 AM ET, 01/16/2013

D.C. police chase, arrest two after armed robbery

Officers chase car three miles through the District after holdup.

By Peter Hermann  |  11:14 AM ET, 01/16/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:13 AM ET, 01/16/2013

Police search for gunmen in two D.C. shootings

D.C. police are investigating two unrelated shootings that occurred Tuesday.

By Peter Hermann  |  11:13 AM ET, 01/16/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:19 AM ET, 01/16/2013

Pr. William police search for two men in Woodbridge homicide

Two men were seen pulling up in a mini-van and dumping the male victim.

By Jeremy Borden  |  10:19 AM ET, 01/16/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 08:40 AM ET, 01/16/2013

Shootings up in Baltimore, police say

The most recent shootings occurred just before 11 a.m. Tuesday.

By the Associated Press  |  08:40 AM ET, 01/16/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 08:35 AM ET, 01/16/2013

Prison for Va. man after drug deal led to shootout

Randell Lamont Woods was sentenced Monday in federal court for conspiracy to distribute cocaine.

By the Associated Press  |  08:35 AM ET, 01/16/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 08:18 AM ET, 01/16/2013

Teenager charged in Olney shooting

Daniel Alexander, 17, was arrested after going to a police station to report information about the incident.

By Maggie Fazeli Fard  |  08:18 AM ET, 01/16/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 06:11 PM ET, 01/15/2013

Lanier says she agrees with decision not to charge NBC’s Gregory for holding ammunition clip

But the chief says the network ‘dodged a bullet’ in escaping criminal charges.

By Peter Hermann  |  06:11 PM ET, 01/15/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 06:02 PM ET, 01/15/2013

Secret Service officer Hector Cuellar, accused of sexual assault, indicted

He is accused of sexually assaulting a family member.

By Jeremy Borden  |  06:02 PM ET, 01/15/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 05:02 PM ET, 01/15/2013

Deliberations begin in Pr. George’s officer’s gun theft trial

It’s the second trial on the same charges for Juan Carter.

By Matt Zapotosky  |  05:02 PM ET, 01/15/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 04:26 PM ET, 01/15/2013

Report: On local black market, a bottle of Tide buys $10 of crack

Area thieves trade Tide detergent for marijuana, cocaine

By Caitlin Dewey  |  04:26 PM ET, 01/15/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 02:38 PM ET, 01/15/2013

Police: Armed murder suspect at large in Lexington Park

Clarence Johnson is considered armed and extremely dangerous, police said.

By Alex Kane Rudansky  |  02:38 PM ET, 01/15/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 02:23 PM ET, 01/15/2013

Man captured in Mexico pleads guilty to child sex, porn charges

Wesley Thomason had been on the run for 12 years.

By Justin Jouvenal  |  02:23 PM ET, 01/15/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:33 PM ET, 01/15/2013

Former FEMA official pleads guilty in conflict of interest case involving the Gallup Organization

Former human resources director admits overseeing polling firm’s contract at the same time he was trying to get hired by company.

By Ann E. Marimow  |  12:33 PM ET, 01/15/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:45 AM ET, 01/15/2013

Md. deputies fired at least 18 shots at teen, report says

Daniel Vail was killed in his apartment.

By the Associated Press  |  10:45 AM ET, 01/15/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:31 AM ET, 01/15/2013

Police say woman in Northeast sexually assaulted

Police say man who gave woman a ride home attacked her inside apartment.

By Peter Hermann  |  09:31 AM ET, 01/15/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:18 AM ET, 01/15/2013

D.C. police investigating possible hate crime

Two men say they were attacked, yelled at with anti-gay statements as they walked along street on Sunday.

By Peter Hermann  |  09:18 AM ET, 01/15/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 08:16 AM ET, 01/15/2013

Man shot in Northeast D.C. dies of injuries

Police say 27-year-old Dominic Anthony Davis shot on D.C. street.

By Peter Hermann  |  08:16 AM ET, 01/15/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 08:11 AM ET, 01/15/2013

Child abuse charge for Md. high school teacher

Foye Minton was charged after an investigation by a crimes against children unit.

By the Associated Press  |  08:11 AM ET, 01/15/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 08:09 AM ET, 01/15/2013

Prison for Va. woman in 2-year-old girl’s death

Kimberly Artis pleaded guilty last September to involuntary manslaughter and child neglect.

By the Associated Press  |  08:09 AM ET, 01/15/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:15 AM ET, 01/15/2013

Attorney beats speed-camera ticket

One of the nation’s most well-known sporting venue hecklers went to court Monday and turned his sights on a new opponent: A Montgomery County speed camera. And he won.

By Dan Morse  |  12:15 AM ET, 01/15/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Politics, NoVa

Posted at 11:39 PM ET, 01/14/2013

Shooting in Olney/Wheaton area

By Martin Weil  |  11:39 PM ET, 01/14/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 06:43 PM ET, 01/14/2013

Manassas woman charged with selling guns illegally, lying to agents

Kimberly Yvette Dinkins allegedly bought firearms at gun shows and then resold them.

By Jeremy Borden  |  06:43 PM ET, 01/14/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 05:56 PM ET, 01/14/2013

Identity sought of man found dead in Reston

The man was found on a path, police said, but foul play is not suspected.

By Justin Jouvenal  |  05:56 PM ET, 01/14/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 02:48 PM ET, 01/14/2013

Man sought in connection with deadly Gaithersburg stabbing

Cesar Smith was found stabbed to death on Dec. 3.

By Dan Morse  |  02:48 PM ET, 01/14/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:45 AM ET, 01/14/2013

Man shot near Maryland border

D.C. detectives respond to an incident near the Md. line in which a man was shot, police said.

By Allison Klein  |  11:45 AM ET, 01/14/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 08:20 AM ET, 01/14/2013

Baltimore officer fires to disperse crowd, hits two

A 21-year-old man and a 37-year-old woman suffered non-life threatening injuries in the shooting.

By the Associated Press  |  08:20 AM ET, 01/14/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:33 PM ET, 01/13/2013

Restaurant delivery man shot in Pr. George’s

By Martin Weil  |  10:33 PM ET, 01/13/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:14 PM ET, 01/12/2013

Girl sexually assaulted outside Va. library

The teen was standing outside the building when a stranger approached her from behind, police said.

By Matt Zapotosky  |  01:14 PM ET, 01/12/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:03 PM ET, 01/12/2013

Firefighter suffers burns in Riverdale blaze

Occupants of the duplex where the fire broke out escaped unharmed, officials said.

By Matt Zapotosky  |  01:03 PM ET, 01/12/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:43 AM ET, 01/12/2013

Detectives search for suspects in Jimmy Choo theft

The men swiped handbags worth more than $10,000, police said.

By Matt Zapotosky  |  11:43 AM ET, 01/12/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:00 AM ET, 01/12/2013

Guilty plea for Md. inmate in fellow prisoner’s murder

Robert Eubanks pleaded guilty to second-degree murder in the death of 53-year-old Saleem Abdullah.

By the Associated Press  |  10:00 AM ET, 01/12/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:44 PM ET, 01/11/2013

Rash of robberies in District Friday night

By Martin Weil and Clarence Williams  |  11:44 PM ET, 01/11/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 04:13 PM ET, 01/11/2013

Soccer coach convicted of sex abuse

Charles Vasser was accused of abusing a 15-year-old student when he was a coach at Riverdale Baptist School.

By Matt Zapotosky  |  04:13 PM ET, 01/11/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:58 PM ET, 01/11/2013

Man convicted of killing mother, half brother sentenced to 110 years in prison

The lengthy sentence was the maximum that Quindell Mercer could have received, prosecutors said.

By Matt Zapotosky  |  12:58 PM ET, 01/11/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:11 AM ET, 01/11/2013

Police: ‘Dangerous’ man taken into custody

Clayton Mollenhoff, 27, went missing from Washington Adventist Hospital about 9:20 p.m. Wednesday.

By Dan Morse and David Marino-Nachison  |  11:11 AM ET, 01/11/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:52 AM ET, 01/11/2013

Thieves target dozens of cars in Centreville area

Suspects smashed windows and made off with GPS units, iPods, police said.

By Justin Jouvenal  |  10:52 AM ET, 01/11/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:30 AM ET, 01/11/2013

Loudoun sheriff appointed to governor’s school safety task force

Loudoun County Sheriff Mike Chapman will join a task force aimed at increasing school and campus safety across the Commonwealth.

By Caitlin Gibson  |  10:30 AM ET, 01/11/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:17 PM ET, 01/10/2013

Pimp convicted in Montgomery County

A 31-year-old Maryland man was convicted of five prostitution-related counts Thursday by a Montgomery County jury that concluded he was acting as a pimp for two women operating out of a hotel room along Rockville Pike.

By Dan Morse  |  11:17 PM ET, 01/10/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 05:08 PM ET, 01/10/2013

Drug and gun dealer testifies that Pr. George’s officer on trial sold him the weapons

On the second day of officer Juan Carter’s trial, prosecutors try to link him to gun-running world.

By Matt Zapotosky  |  05:08 PM ET, 01/10/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 02:48 PM ET, 01/10/2013

Gaithersburg man arrested in child exploitation sting

Scott R. Swirling, a former non-profit executive, was arrested in an undercover operation.

By Ann E. Marimow  |  02:48 PM ET, 01/10/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 02:39 PM ET, 01/10/2013

Former Fairfax football coach pleads guilty to dealing steroids

Jeffery Reagan orchestrated a deal with an undercover officer, a prosecutor said.

By Justin Jouvenal  |  02:39 PM ET, 01/10/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:07 PM ET, 01/10/2013

Last slaying of 2012 linked to missing PCP, police say

Dealer angry over missing PCP leads to final killing of 2012, police say.

By Peter Hermann  |  01:07 PM ET, 01/10/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 08:35 AM ET, 01/10/2013

Life in prison for man after Glen Burnie murder

Thirty-four-year-old Clayton Battle will be eligible for parole in 15 years.

By the Associated Press  |  08:35 AM ET, 01/10/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 08:31 AM ET, 01/10/2013

Guilty plea for Va. charter owner in illegal bass fishing

Jeffery S. Adams of Hudgins pleaded guilty Wednesday in federal court in Norfolk to a violation of the Lacey Act.

By the Associated Press  |  08:31 AM ET, 01/10/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 08:25 AM ET, 01/10/2013

10 years for Frederick man after July car chase

Roy Ellsworth Summers II apologized as he was sentenced.

By the Associated Press  |  08:25 AM ET, 01/10/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 08:08 AM ET, 01/10/2013

Man arrested in fatal shooting of teenager in Northeast

This is the second arrest in the slaying, which happened in Northeast D.C. last summer.

By Maggie Fazeli Fard  |  08:08 AM ET, 01/10/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 07:55 AM ET, 01/10/2013

D.C. police officer accused of child sexual abuse

Officer Wendel Palmer, who joined the department in 1990, has been placed on paid administrative leave.

By Maggie Fazeli Fard, Clarence Williams and Peter Hermann  |  07:55 AM ET, 01/10/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 06:23 PM ET, 01/09/2013

Early morning wreck in Haymarket claims life

One fatality reported in crash involving logging truck.

By Jeremy Borden  |  06:23 PM ET, 01/09/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 05:16 PM ET, 01/09/2013

Sterling woman charged with domestic assault

A 51-year-old woman was hurt and two dogs died of injuries.

By Caitlin Gibson  |  05:16 PM ET, 01/09/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 05:01 PM ET, 01/09/2013

Day one in trial of Southeast man charged with killing neighbor after believing neighbor’s dog soiled lawn

Man charged in stabbing death of his neighbor after he came to believe his neighbor’s dog soiled his lawn.

By Keith L. Alexander  |  05:01 PM ET, 01/09/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 03:40 PM ET, 01/09/2013

Juvenile charged with murder in D.C. shooting

The 23-year-old victim was the District’s final homicide in 2012.

By Peter Hermann  |  03:40 PM ET, 01/09/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 03:07 PM ET, 01/09/2013

Pr. George’s day-care worker charged with abuse

An employee at an unlicensed day care in Upper Marlboro was charged with child abuse and assault.

By Allison Klein  |  03:07 PM ET, 01/09/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 02:50 PM ET, 01/09/2013

Former swim coach Noah Rucker convicted of having sexual contact with minor

Noah Rucker was a coach at James Madison High School at the time of the offense.

By Justin Jouvenal  |  02:50 PM ET, 01/09/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 08:45 AM ET, 01/09/2013

Missing elderly man from Northwest found dead

John Matthews, 88, had been last seen leaving his home Dec. 10 and required medication

By Peter Hermann  |  08:45 AM ET, 01/09/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 08:28 AM ET, 01/09/2013

Prison for former Va. mother in daughter’s shaking death

Julie M. Calahan was sentenced to 15 years Tuesday.

By the Associated Press  |  08:28 AM ET, 01/09/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 08:23 AM ET, 01/09/2013

Arrest in 2010 Pr. George’s killing

Keith Whitley Haines was charged in the August 2010 death of Edwin Yoanis Reyes.

By the Associated Press  |  08:23 AM ET, 01/09/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 08:17 AM ET, 01/09/2013

Conviction for Virginia man in deadly hit-and-run

Reginald K. Addo was convicted Tuesday of leaving the scene of a deadly accident.

By the Associated Press  |  08:17 AM ET, 01/09/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 08:13 AM ET, 01/09/2013

Police: Dog’s curiosity leads to man’s robbery arrest

Derek Shifflett turned himself in Monday night.

By the Associated Press  |  08:13 AM ET, 01/09/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 06:16 PM ET, 01/08/2013

Pr. William student charged with pointing BB gun at Vaughn Elementary schoolmate

After-school fight leads to charges.

By Jeremy Borden  |  06:16 PM ET, 01/08/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 03:56 PM ET, 01/08/2013

Possible life sentence for serial rapist who posed as taxi driver

Man trapped victims in fake cab, drove them to secluded areas

By Alex Kane Rudansky  |  03:56 PM ET, 01/08/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 02:59 PM ET, 01/08/2013

Motorcyclist killed in Oxon Hill crash

The motorcycle was the only vehicle involved, police said.

By Matt Zapotosky  |  02:59 PM ET, 01/08/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:04 PM ET, 01/08/2013

Howard County student in stable condition after being struck by car

The River Hill High School student was hit Tuesday morning, police said.

By David Marino-Nachison  |  12:04 PM ET, 01/08/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:09 AM ET, 01/08/2013

Two injured in crash after police chase

Herndon police say SUV ran red light, struck a vehicle and then flipped.

By Justin Jouvenal  |  11:09 AM ET, 01/08/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 08:39 AM ET, 01/08/2013

2 found dead in Virginia Beach restaurant

Police don’t have a suspect or a motive.

By the Associated Press  |  08:39 AM ET, 01/08/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 08:31 AM ET, 01/08/2013

Defense awaits evidence in Lauren Giddings slaying trial

Lawyers for Stephen McDaniel are asking for more time to prepare pretrial motions.

By the Associated Press  |  08:31 AM ET, 01/08/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 08:27 AM ET, 01/08/2013

Guilty plea for man in roommate’s Md. killing

Zamani Lawson pleaded guilty to voluntary manslaughter in the June death of Bergari Zardiashuili.

By the Associated Press  |  08:27 AM ET, 01/08/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:24 PM ET, 01/07/2013

Seeking gamma rays by helicopter in DC

By Martin Weil  |  11:24 PM ET, 01/07/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 05:34 PM ET, 01/07/2013

Mourning mother’s wrongful death lawsuit narrowed in deadly 2010 D.C. shootings

A federal judge dismissed most of Nardyne Jeffries’s civil case against the city government.

By Ann E. Marimow  |  05:34 PM ET, 01/07/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 03:58 PM ET, 01/07/2013

Fires on Student Drive in Clinton thought to be set intentionally

Both incidents occurred at homes on Student Drive that were constructed in part by Prince George’s County high school students.

By Matt Zapotosky  |  03:58 PM ET, 01/07/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 02:13 PM ET, 01/07/2013

Man dies from injuries sustained in McLean area crash

Another driver was charged in connection with the incident.

By Justin Jouvenal  |  02:13 PM ET, 01/07/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 08:51 AM ET, 01/07/2013

Frederick woman charged with using counterfeit bills

Lauren Nicole Cucura was arrested Sunday after employees at a grocery store contacted police.

By the Associated Press  |  08:51 AM ET, 01/07/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:39 PM ET, 01/05/2013

Gunpoint robbery of H Street clothing store

By Martin Weil and Clarence Williams  |  11:39 PM ET, 01/05/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 07:54 PM ET, 01/04/2013

D.C. Court of Appeals overturns conviction of man in Foggy Bottom robbery and assault case

By Keith L. Alexander  |  07:54 PM ET, 01/04/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 07:50 PM ET, 01/04/2013

Pr. George’s building inspector charged with trying to extort restaurant to book his band

Police say John Brown tried to force a Clinton restaurant owner to hire his band for $1,000 a week — threatening to revoke the restaurant’s permits if he could not play the gig.

By Matt Zapotosky  |  07:50 PM ET, 01/04/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 06:44 PM ET, 01/04/2013

Former FBI agent sentenced to 18 months in fatal drunken driving crash

Prosecutors had asked that Adrian Johnson, 39, be sentenced to 10 years in prison for the February 2011 crash that killed 18-year-old Lawrence Garner Jr.

By Matt Zapotosky  |  06:44 PM ET, 01/04/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 05:20 PM ET, 01/04/2013

Taxi taken in armed carjacking found; driver still hospitalized with stab wounds

Police find cab hours later; attacker still at large

By Peter Hermann  |  05:20 PM ET, 01/04/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 03:07 PM ET, 01/04/2013

D.C. police search for shotgun robbers in six attacks in Northeast

Police say same two men believed responsible for six armed holdups

By Peter Hermann  |  03:07 PM ET, 01/04/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 02:54 PM ET, 01/04/2013

Serial groper may have struck for 15th time in Fairfax County

A woman was assaulted as she jogged in Annandale Thursday, police said.

By Justin Jouvenal  |  02:54 PM ET, 01/04/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:39 PM ET, 01/04/2013

Three arrested for shooting at more than 250 vehicles

BB guns were used to shoot at vehicles. Many vehicle windows were shot out, police said.

By Taylor Kuether  |  01:39 PM ET, 01/04/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:12 AM ET, 01/04/2013

Family donates organs of Pa. girl killed in Md. 

She was struck by a stray bullet from celebratory gunfire while watching a New Year’s fireworks display.

By Associated Press  |  09:12 AM ET, 01/04/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 07:11 PM ET, 01/03/2013

Former Pr. William principal gets probation for embezzlement using school credit cards

Former Kilby Elementary School principal was sentenced Thursday for personal charges on credit cards.

By Jeremy Borden  |  07:11 PM ET, 01/03/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 06:25 PM ET, 01/03/2013

Former jail guard expected to reach plea agreement in Ronnie White case

Anthony McIntosh was set to go to trial next week on federal civil rights and obstruction charges

By Ann E. Marimow  |  06:25 PM ET, 01/03/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 04:30 PM ET, 01/03/2013

Capital murder defendant Justin Wolfe will not be freed in Prince William

A federal appeals court stayed his release pending future arguments.

By Jeremy Borden  |  04:30 PM ET, 01/03/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:35 PM ET, 01/03/2013

Reston Zoo director pleads guilty in drowning of wallaby

The body of Parmesan was found soaking wet in a dumpster at the zoo.

By Justin Jouvenal  |  12:35 PM ET, 01/03/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  All We Can Eat, Markets This Week

Posted at 06:33 PM ET, 01/02/2013

Man escapes Beltway chase in Fairfax County

A man led police officers on a chase through Va. roads before crashing the SUV he was driving and escaping, state police said.

By Justin Jouvenal  |  06:33 PM ET, 01/02/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 06:29 PM ET, 01/02/2013

Three suspects charged in fatal Woodley Park stabbing won’t face murder charges for now

Assistant U.S. Attorney Justin Dillon emphasized that his office could still bring murder charges against the other three teens.

By Keith L. Alexander  |  06:29 PM ET, 01/02/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:22 PM ET, 01/02/2013

Robbers hold up UPS driver in Southeast

Officers have set up a perimeter in Southeast D.C. to catch two robbers who held up a UPS truck

By Peter Hermann  |  12:22 PM ET, 01/02/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:41 AM ET, 01/02/2013

Man robbed, raped two women in hotel room, police say

The Woodbridge man had met the women through an online service, police said.

By Justin Jouvenal  |  11:41 AM ET, 01/02/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 08:44 AM ET, 01/02/2013

Possible explosive device found in Vienna parking lot

The device was found Wednesday morning in the parking lot of a tire store, officials said.

By Maggie Fazeli Fard and Justin Jouvenal  |  08:44 AM ET, 01/02/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 07:06 AM ET, 01/02/2013

New Year’s Day fire destroys vacant home in Clinton, Md.

The blaze broke out around 6:15 p.m. on New Year’s Day, Prince George’s County fire officials said.

By Maggie Fazeli Fard  |  07:06 AM ET, 01/02/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 04:53 PM ET, 01/01/2013

Virginia officer killed in accident had green light, police say

Vigil to remember Yung scheduled for Tuesday night in Target parking lot in Bristow

By Peter Hermann  |  04:53 PM ET, 01/01/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 02:09 PM ET, 01/01/2013

Church fire in Oxon Hill under investigation

A Tuesday blaze burned through the roof of First Wesleyan Baptist.

By Peter Hermann  |  02:09 PM ET, 01/01/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:18 AM ET, 01/01/2013

Woman stabbed aboard Metrobus

Police investigate fight that left two with minor injuries in Anacostia.

By Peter Hermann  |  10:18 AM ET, 01/01/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 08:12 AM ET, 01/01/2013

D.C. police say man sexually assaulted woman at gunpoint in Southeast Washington

Southwest man charged with first-degree sexual assault; judge orders suspect detained until Friday hearing.

By Peter Hermann  |  08:12 AM ET, 01/01/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 05:42 PM ET, 12/31/2012

Pr. William police officer Chris Yung killed in crash

Police officer Chris Yung, 35, died in an accident while responding to a call, police say.

By Jeremy Borden  |  05:42 PM ET, 12/31/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 02:25 PM ET, 12/31/2012

Teen victim of fatal accident in D.C. identified

Tarsha Jackson, 16, of Northwest Washington died after getting hit by one car and run over by another on New York Avenue

By Peter Hermann  |  02:25 PM ET, 12/31/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:54 AM ET, 12/31/2012

Man killed after pickup crashes, bursts into flames

The 27-year-old man from Centreville died at the scene of the crash on Route 28 in Fairfax County.

By Justin Jouvenal  |  11:54 AM ET, 12/31/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Latest, International Weather

Posted at 07:00 AM ET, 12/31/2012

Police search for suspect in fatal hit-and-run in Fauquier County

Police are looking for the driver, Diego Vazquez Mendoza, who fled on foot following the fatal crash.

By Maggie Fazeli Fard  |  07:00 AM ET, 12/31/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 06:42 AM ET, 12/31/2012

Man, 23, fatally shot in Southeast D.C.

Angelo Alphonso Payne was shot early Sunday on Croffut Place SE.

By Maggie Fazeli Fard  |  06:42 AM ET, 12/31/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

 

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