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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

Woman charged with 2nd-degree murder in hit-and-run

Police say that a 20-year-old ran over bicyclist near U Street NW, but witness accounts have varied.

Anne Arundel police arrest suspect in gas station killing

A 49-year-old man was shot and killed on Aug. 7

Workers trapped when shipping container topples

Steel shipping container topples over in Gaithersburg, trapping six workers inside amid load of drywall

Cameras found in accused rabbi’s college office

Cameras found in accused rabbi’s college office

The police search at Towson University also turned up flash drives and a picture of nude women.

A birthday party for Relisha, but without the guest of honor

A birthday party for Relisha, but without the guest of honor

SE residents, including many children, hope to spur along the search for the missing girl.

Man shot by Pr. George’s deputies was unarmed

A Prince George’s County sheriff’s deputy shot a man during a call for a domestic dispute in Suitland.

New criminal charges in Bethesda HIV case

Police say that Daniel Cleaves has HIV and had unprotected sex with another victim.

Worker impaled by rebar, seriously injured in Bethesda

Worker impaled by reinforcing rod at renovation site in Bethesda; fell from ladder, seriously injured

Pr. George’s police release video in sex assault case

Video shows man suspected of sexually assaulting woman on Annapolis Road, police said.

D.C. woman sentenced to four years in baby’s death

The mother had pleaded guilty to voluntary manslaughter in September.

Man held in Alexandria killings to go on trial next October

Man held in Alexandria killings to go on trial next October

No new details emerged during Severance’s court appearance, but there was plenty of legal haggling.

Driver charged with murder for hit-and-run

Tonya Reaves, 53, was killed in the Sept. 20 crash.

Prince George’s sheriff’s deputy fatally shoots man

The officer had responded to a domestic disturbance call involving a gun in Suitland.

White House intruder tried to enter grounds in July

White House intruder tried to enter grounds in July

Dominic Adesanya wanted to talk to President Obama about spying devices, his father says.

Judge issues warrant to transfer Jesse Matthew to Fairfax County

Judge issues warrant to transfer Jesse Matthew to Fairfax County

The charges there stem from a September 2005 attack on a 26-year-old Fairfax City woman.

Prince George’s police investigate two sexual assaults

Two sexual assaults in Bladensburg and Cheverly areas of Prince George’s County

Driver hits man, drags him several feet in Manassas Park

The driver, who faces charges, was trying to flee after rear-ending another car, police said.

Charter school teacher accused of having sex with student

Charter school teacher accused of having sex with student

D.C. police say the encounter occurred at Options Public Charter School, behind teacher’s desk.

Towson University opens discrimination probe over rabbi

Towson University opens discrimination probe over rabbi

Officials are concerned that the rabbi invited students to a ritual bath that he is now charged with secretly recording.

Woman convicted of boyfriend’s murder in Silver Spring

Eric Somuah, 35, was found dead of a gunshot wound to the head in his apartment in 2012.

Trial of Va. dermatologist charged with fraud delayed

Attorneys for Amir Bajoghli, owner of Skin & Laser Surgery Center, say the allegations are false

Rabbi’s aide says she helped students use bath where he allegedly recorded

Rabbi’s aide says she helped students use bath where he allegedly recorded

Police searched Barry Freundel’s office at Towson University, where he has taught since 1989.

Teenager seriously injured in hit-and-run on E. Capitol St

Teenager is seriously injured in hit-and-run incident at East Capitol and 50th streets

Arlington hospital unready for suspected Ebola case last week

Arlington hospital unready for suspected Ebola case last week

Virginia Hospital Center turned away a patient suspected of having Ebola, blaming changes in CDC guidelines.

Man accused of attacking two female GWU students

Other sexual assaults occurred in Georgetown and Dupont Circle, but appear unrelated, police say

Mental-health evaluation for alleged White House jumper

Mental-health evaluation for alleged White House jumper

A federal judge ordered Tuesday that 42-year-old Omar J. Gonzalez be evaluated within 30 days.

Arson suspected in fire at Kensington playground

Arson suspected in fire at Kensington playground

The fire caused $50,000 to $75,000 of damage.

Prince George’s police investigating sexual assault

Police: Woman was assaulted in Cheverly community Monday. Investigators seek tips from public.

SUV sought in fatal shooting of postal worker shot in Md.

Authorities release video of a vehicle in the killing of Tyson Barnette, who died delivering mail in the dark.

Va. investment adviser admits he stole at least $1 million from clients

Va. investment adviser admits he stole at least $1 million from clients

The Apple Financial Services adviser preyed on the elderly and widowed, pilfering their savings.

Waldorf Halloween store suffers fire damage for second time

Investigators believe arson to be the cause of fires at the store and at a sporting goods store.

Four stabbed in Columbia Heights area

Police have one man in custody after four stabbed in Columbia Heights area.

Four sex assaults or attempts in Northwest D.C.

Police are looking for different assailants in two Sunday morning attacks. One arrest is reported.

Pr. William police investigate killings as murder-suicide

Pr. William police investigate killings as murder-suicide

Authorities found the body of a man, suspected of fatally shooting his girlfriend, in a Virginia schoolyard.

Pedestrian critically injured in GW Parkway hit-and-run

Pedestrian struck by vehicle on GW Parkway in Arlington; police call incident a hit-and-run

Three men charged after shooting at College Park McDonald’s

Pr. George’s police: Security guard fires gun, striking woman after group refused to leave.

One dead, two injured in Brightwood Park shooting

Police are investigating an early morning shooting in Northwest and seeking a car with Maryland plates.

Clerk shot in robbery at Alexandria gas station

The man is expected to survive; police asking those with surveillance footage to come forward.

Two shot late Sunday in Riverdale Park, Md.

Two shot Sunday night near apartments in Riverdale Park, Md.;

Two robbed near H Street NE strip; two arrests reported

Two robbed early Sunday just south of H Street NE strip; police arrest two suspects, seize bb-gun

Man uninjured in D.C. carjacking

D.C. police say man had just finished pumping gas at Rhode Island Avenue station.

Woman hit by stray bullet at McDonald’s in College Park

Police say a stray bullet hit the woman as a security guard fired at a suspect.

Pr. William police searching for suspect in shooting death

Edward Hale, 35, is being sought by police, who said he killed Jessica Wilson in a domestic dispute.

Pr. George’s officer patches victim’s chest wound at shooting scene

An officer uses a new kit at a shooting scene to patch up a victim’s dangerous chest injury.

3 arrested in D.C. on firearms trafficking charges

Police said the illegal weapons found in a car in Columbia Heights were “intended to be illicitly sold.”

Remains found in search for U-Va. student

Remains found in search for U-Va. student

The remains, discovered during a search of an abandoned property in Albemarle County, are believed to be those of Hannah Graham, but a conclusive identification has not been made.

Md. State trooper’s cruiser struck during traffic stop

The trooper was on the shoulder of I-270 when his cruiser was struck from behind, authorities said

Older man critically injured in Prince George’s house fire

House fire in District Heights area of Prince George’s leaves older man critically burned

Rabbi accused of voyeurism had positioned himself as ethical beacon

Rabbi accused of voyeurism had positioned himself as ethical beacon

Barry Freundel’s writings and sermons reveal that he appeared worried about the overlap of sex and ethics.

After FBI crackdowns on MS-13 gang in past years, a burst in violence

13 members were indicted in 3 Va. killings, but experts said the case is part of a resurgence by the group.

Youth who fatally shot friend didn’t know gun was loaded

New police affidavit says youth saw the clip fall out of the gun and didn’t know a bullet was still in the chamber.

Judge lets D.C. decision allowing handguns in public stand

Officials were given a 90-stay to rewrite one of the nation’s strictest policies, and it expires Wednesday.

Montgomery County crossing guard hit by minivan

Rosetta Parisi, 67, remained hospitalized after being struck Wednesday.

Pedestrian killed in Falls Church accident

Irma Taracena was killed crossing Leesburg Pike in an area that police say is not well-lighted.

Police searching for dog stolen from Greenbelt home

Police searching for dog stolen from Greenbelt home

Prince George’s County police said they are searching for a 10-year-old dog stolen from a Greenbelt home.

Police find more lurid pictures found in rabbi’s home

Police find more lurid pictures found in rabbi’s home

Two search warrants unsealed Thursday reveal that investigation into rabbi is expanding

Judge permits wrongful-death suit against deputies

Judge permits wrongful-death suit against deputies

Off-duty Frederick deputies tried to remove Robert Ethan Saylor, who had Down syndrome, from a theater.

New charges for alleged White House fence jumper

New charges for alleged White House fence jumper

Omar J. Gonzalez, 42, entered the White House on Sept. 19 carrying a knife, authorities say.

Man charged with murder after allegedly running over wife

Man charged with murder after allegedly running over wife

Brian Patrick Weyhenmeyer, of Charles County, had run over his wife with an SUV, police say.

Loudoun boosts reward pot for info in anti-Hindu cases

Supervisors added $5,000, increasing the pot to $25,000 for information on vandals in Ashburn.

Gold and silver coins stolen from Laurel business

Gold and silver coins stolen from Laurel business

Police look for a thief in the robbery of $100,000 in silver and gold coins from a Laurel business.

Montgomery County, Md., launching elder-abuse unit

The state’s attorney is to appoint two prosecutors to work with detectives to combat exploitation of the elderly.

Sexual assault did not happen in taxi, police say

Police also changed description of the suspect and the location of the assault.

Police: Rabbi hid camera in radio at ritual bath

Police: Rabbi hid camera in radio at ritual bath

Barry Freundel pleads not guilty to charges in D.C. Superior Court.

LivingSocial exec found guilty in assault of woman

Barry Judge entered an Alford plea to misdemeanor simple assault charges involving the groping of a woman.

Body exhumed in Alabama not fugitive Bradford Bishop

Body exhumed in Alabama not fugitive Bradford Bishop

DNA tests show an unidentified man killed by a car in 1981 is not William Bradford Bishop.

Couple charged with abuse after daughter’s hospital visit

Couple charged with abuse after daughter’s hospital visit

Authorities said the couple’s 3-month-old had injuries that were consistent with smothering.

Prince William police search for rapist in Woodbridge

Prince William police search for rapist in Woodbridge

Authorities said a 17-year-old told police that an unknown man raped her Oct. 11 in Woodbridge.

Gainesville man dies after crash into pillar on Lee Highway

Police said speed and alcohol appear to be factors in the crash that killed Grant Austin Christensen.

Biostatistician gets life sentence in ex-wife’s murder

Biostatistician gets life sentence in ex-wife’s murder

“One of the coldest and most calculated murders,” the judge said at the sentencing of Baldeo Taneja.

Pr. George’s suspends police officer after DUI charge

Off-duty officer was arrested in North Carolina over the weekend by the Raleigh-Durham Airport Authority.

Montgomery suspects drive onto foot trail, elude police

The suspects drove into the woods, abandoned their vehicle and made their escape, police said.

D.C. rabbi charged with voyeurism

D.C. rabbi charged with voyeurism

Barry Freundel of Kesher Israel Congregation in Georgetown is expected in court Wednesday.

Attorney: Police conduct improper in missing kids case

Attorney: Police conduct improper in missing kids case

Mentally ill Montgomery County, Md., woman was improperly interrogated in a psychiatric hospital, lawyer says.

Mothers who died in fatal crash left behind 10 children

Mothers who died in fatal crash left behind 10 children

After a crash in Maryland that killed five, families are trying to figure out care for 10 left without their moms.