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Investigation

Homing in on D.C. homicides

Homing in on D.C. homicides

In an age of decreasing crime, homicide convictions can still be tough to come by.

Latest crime news

Former sheriff’s deputy pleads no contest to shoplifting

A Target employee had said he was fired for reporting the deputy’s thefts.

Judge appointed in alleged Alexandria serial killer case

Judge appointed in alleged Alexandria serial killer case

The judge who presided at a D.C. sniper’s trial will handle proceedings in Charles Severance’s case.

D.C. woman gets 10 months in embezzlement from charity

Maria Herrmann pleaded guilty to wire fraud in taking $193,000 from Points of Light Foundation.

Man gets 10 months for dumping Mall wastewater in Potomac

Patrick Brightwell pleaded guilty to dumping storm drain waste into the river instead of a treatment plant.

Md. trooper hit during traffic stop on Capital Beltway

Hyattsville man charged with DUI after incident in Greenbelt. Trooper was released from hospital.

White House fence jumper had ammunition in car, prosecutors say

White House fence jumper had ammunition in car, prosecutors say

Authorities say they found 800 rounds of ammunition, two hatchets and a machete in Omar Gonzalez’s car.

Montgomery police seek video footage in missing kids case

Business owners are asked to review exterior surveillance video for specific images of SUV and minivan

Church volunteer charged with sending explicit messages

He is charged with sending sexual messages to a teen while he was a volunteer at a Haymarket church.

D.C. police make arrest in fatal shooting from 2011

Dwayne Williams, 29, faces first-degree murder charges in killing of Ronald Deacon Smith, 27.

Restaurant owner, son get probation in bribery attempts

Restaurant owner, son get probation in bribery attempts

The Chengs tried to make illegal payments to two public officials to start a taxi and tow-truck business.

Man charged in stabbing death of Southeast woman

Authorities said a 35-year-old Capitol Heights man was arrested on Sunday.

Prince George’s police officer suspended after assault charge

Authorities said the officer has been suspended with pay after Baltimore police charged him on Saturday.

Former D.C. treasurer reported missing, authorities say

Former D.C. treasurer reported missing, authorities say

Lasana K. Mack, treasurer from 2005 to 2012, was last seen outside his home in Northeast Washington.

A killer convicted again, decades after a fatal shooting

A killer convicted again, decades after a fatal shooting

A victim’s family must relive a crime 42 years later after a shooter’s first trial is found unconstitutional.

Boy shot, injured Saturday in Southeast Washington

Victim shot on Elvans Road, did not suffer major injuries.

How did a man jump a fence, sprint
70 yards and enter the White House?

How did a man jump a fence, sprint <br>  70 yards and enter the White House?

The Secret Service faces tough questions as it reviews security after the breach at the residence.

Ladders used in burglary, by police searching for suspects

Device was used by burglars to enter a second-floor window and by police officers to enter back yards.

Police name person of interest in hunt for missing U-Va. student

Police name person of interest in hunt for missing U-Va. student

Police said they believe the man was the last to see Graham before she disappeared early in the morning last Saturday.

Secret Service: Breach at White House ‘not acceptable’

Secret Service: Breach at White House ‘not acceptable’

An unarmed man jumped the fence and reached the mansion minutes after the president had left for Camp David. The intruder was arrested just past the doors.

Three teenagers attacked in separate DC incidents

Three teenagers attacked in the District; one shot, two stabbed in separate incidents

Falls Church man charged with abduction

Man allegedly forced a 17-year-old girl to stay inside his home, police said.

Police say driver ran from fatal car crash in Camp Springs

One passenger was killed and another critically injured in a collision on a Branch Avenue off-ramp.

Chevy Chase woman sentenced in fatal hit-and-run

Jorida Davidson was convicted of voluntary manslaughter in the death of Kiela Ryan in 2010.

Md. man to spend 92 years in prison for child sex abuse

Michael David Brochu, 54, of Bowie, sentenced Friday in third child-sex abuse case in two years.

Large volunteer search set for missing Montgomery kids

Large volunteer search set for missing Montgomery kids

Organizers will send out teams Saturday, Sunday to look for Jacob Hoggle, 2, and Sarah Hoggle, 3

D.C. police arrest suspect in year-old homicide

Devar Battle was shot multiple times on Sept. 28, 2013. On Thursday, police charged man with killing him.

Police seek man last seen talking to missing U-Va. student

Police seek man last seen talking to missing U-Va. student

Authorities said a witness saw a man put his arm around Hannah Graham about 1 a.m. Saturday.

Former D.C. man reconvicted of murder 42 years later

Former D.C. man reconvicted of murder 42 years later

James Bonnett, 65, was given a new trial after Md.’s high court ruled that he and others received unfair trials.

Two men arrested in 1996 killing in Northwest D.C.

Curtis Farmer and Alexander Passee are charged with murder in the slaying of Michael Davy.

D.C. mother to remain in jail in death of 3-year-old son

D.C. mother to remain in jail in death of 3-year-old son

A D.C. Superior Court judge ruled that she be held in the beating death of Xavier Lyles, who died in June.

Officer is injured in Prince George’s County crash

Officer is taken to hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

ANC commissioner offered plea deal in D.C. assault

Prosecutors added an enhanced hate-crime penalty as part of the simple assault plea.

Gaithersburg road reopens after water main repaired

Crews repaired the water main and reopened the intersection Thursday.

Man charged in attempted Woodbridge abduction

Man charged in attempted Woodbridge abduction

Police said DNA links Victor Alberto Serrano to the attempted abduction of a woman in Woodbridge in March.

Montgomery police search Va. land in Lyon sisters case

Montgomery police search  Va. land in Lyon sisters case

Detectives have sought the whereabouts of Sheila Lyon, 12, and Katherine Lyon, 10, for 39 years.

D.C. Superior Court chief urges Senate to approve 3 judges

In a letter to Harry M. Reid, Lee F. Satterfield says the vacancies have become a hardship on Family Court.

Man pleads guilty in 22-year-old Hains Point killing

Man pleads guilty in 22-year-old Hains Point killing

Lamont Deshawn Terry, 39, agrees to plead guilty to second-degree murder in cold-case slaying from 1992.

Man sentenced to time served in D.C. vehicle bomb threat

Krzysztof Wasik, 45, parked his truck near the White House in April 2013 and said there was a bomb inside.

Baltimore officer caught on video is suspended

The video was turned over to The Baltimore Sun after the victim in the attack filed a lawsuit.

D.C. mother charged in death of her 3-year-old son

Police say child died in June from multiple blunt-force injuries; mother held on first-degree murder charge.

Three stabbed in Arlington’s Nauck neighborhood

Incident emanated from an ongoing feud, police said.

Man arrested in 3-year-old’s fatal shooting in Pr. George’s

Man arrested in 3-year-old’s fatal shooting in Pr. George’s

Davon A. Wallace, wanted since the child’s fatal shooting in August, was arrested in the District.

Alleged serial killer appears in Alexandria court

Alleged serial killer appears in Alexandria court

Charles Severance made his first court appearance in the city where prosecutors say he killed three people.

Three stabbed in S. Arlington after dispute

Two women, one man are stabbed after a dispute in Arlington turned violent late Monday, police said.

Police build homicide case against missing toddlers’ mom

Police build homicide case against missing toddlers’ mom

Authorities asked residents to search property for signs of Catherine Hoggle’s two children.

Victim of Georgia Ave. hit-and-run identified

Bareket Haile was crossing Georgia Avenue at about 3:17 a.m. on Sunday when he was hit by a car.

Woman killed in Southeast D.C. on Sunday night

Deandria Monique Conyers died of an apparent gunshot wound.

Detective: Professor may have set fires to see response time

Prosecutors examine whether Pitts was attempting to sell any of the 5,000 pills found in his apartment.

Kenilworth Park search yields no new info on Relisha Rudd

Kenilworth Park search yields no new info on Relisha Rudd

D.C. police returned to the area after receiving a tip about the missing 8-year-old.

Man driving on shoulder dies in I-95 crash in Laurel

Maryland State Police said he drove a Ford Explorer in the highway’s shoulder and hit a parked car.

Zoo shooter ordered to stay under supervision

He will remain under the supervision of the D.C. Department of Youth Rehabilitation Services until he is 18.

Loudoun drops gun charge against alleged Va. serial killer

Loudoun drops gun charge against alleged Va. serial killer

Officials dropped charge used to arrest Charles Severance, since indicted for murder in Alexandria.

Prince George’s officer suspended after domestic situation

The officer, who had been on a department probationary period, was suspended with pay.

Two Hoggle children still missing; search finds nothing

Two Hoggle children still missing; search finds nothing

Montgomery mother is in custody, but police say there’s no solid information about her kids, ages 2 and 3.

‘We finally knew where he was’

‘We finally knew where he was’

Carl Hiott of the U.S. Park Police and D.C. Officer Dorian DeSantis killed the Navy Yard gunman.

D.C. police seek driver in fatal hit-and-run on Georgia Ave.

A man was struck and killed at about 3:17 a.m. Sunday.

Toddlers still missing as police are unable to extract details

Toddlers still missing as police are unable to extract details

Catherine Hoggle, who had been missing for days along with two of her children, was found late Friday night.

Neighbors try to reclaim D.C. park long defined by troubles

Neighbors try to reclaim D.C. park long defined by troubles

Activists see Marvin Gaye Park as the potential jewel of Northeast, but it remains a hub of the city heroin trade.

Missing Montgomery County woman found; whereabouts of children remain unknown

Missing Montgomery County woman found; whereabouts of children remain unknown

Catherine Hoggle was being questioned late Friday by police.

U.S. appeals court revives D.C. inmates’ parole case

Hundreds imprisoned since 1985 claim parole changes in 2000 added years to sentences after the fact.

Bus driver reported sighting of missing Montgomery County mother

Bus driver reported sighting of missing Montgomery County mother

The police search for Catherine Hoggle, who is mentally ill, and two of her children enters fifth day.

Motive unknown in D.C. barber shop shooting

A man was shot and wounded late Friday afternoon in a barber shop on New York Avenue NW.

Catholic grad’s killer sentenced to 20 years in prison

Catholic grad’s killer sentenced to 20 years in prison

The 31-year-old victim, Akinwole Olu Williams, wanted to create a jobs program for young people.

Probationary firefighter in man’s death to be retrained

Probationary firefighter in man’s death to be retrained

A 77-year-old collapsed of an apparent heart attack near a fire station but was denied help.

Lawyers appointed for Alexandria man accused in killings

Lawyers appointed for Alexandria man accused in killings

Three prominent attorneys in the city selected to represent Charles Severance.

Composite sketch released in Bladensburg sex assault

Prince George’s police say a woman was walking on a wooded trail when she was sexually assaulted.

Woman charged with killing kids moved to mental health facility

Woman charged with killing kids moved to mental health facility

Sonya Spoon is accused of suffocating her two toddlers at their Cheverly home.

Md. father armed with hope, fliers searches for missing family

Md. father armed with hope, fliers searches for missing family

Troy Turner, a Montgomery father, searches for his missing children and their mother, his girlfriend.

D.C. corrections official died of head trauma, strangulation

D.C. corrections official died of head trauma, strangulation

Deputy Corrections Director Carolyn Cross killed in similar way as another Alexandria woman who lived nearby.

Fatal shooting Thursday night in Northeast D.C.

A police spokeswoman says the male was pronounced dead soon after police found him around 6:30 p.m.

Main gate at Quantico reopens after bomb scare

A bomb-sniffing dog alerted on the vehicle around 2:45 p.m. Thursday. Other gates remained open.

D.C. prosecutors create unit to find wrongful convictions

The move comes after a series of exonerations stemming from flawed forensic evidence.

D.C. chief says officers wrong to interfere with recording

Officers told the man, a Washington Post employee, to stop recording an arrest and leave the scene.

D.C. police start carrying new emergency kits

Tourniquets and bandages are included as part of a new training program.