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Cheryl W. Thompson
In an age of decreasing crime, homicide convictions can still be tough to come by.
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Some say treating the practice under pornography laws is too harsh.
Authorities: Man featured in police department’s Facebook page posts comment: ‘Y’all will never catch me...’
Hundreds of patients were given excessive prescriptions for addictive medications, and one person died.
Possessing one ounce or less of the drug is now a civil fine, not a criminal offense
Suspect is from South Carolina and is president of a turkey farm. He also is incoming head of pork lobby group
Peter Hermann and Keith L. Alexander
The former player is accused of assaulting his ex-girlfriend at an Adams Morgan diner.
Victoria St. Martin and Mary Pat Flaherty
A meteorologist said the storm hit a campground on the Eastern Shore at 8:30 a.m. Thursday.
Police say suspect reportedly tried to remove the underwear of a woman in an Alexandria store.
Victoria St. Martin
Authorities said the Honda SUV flipped after it hit another vehicle stopped at a traffic light.
Michael C. Gayle, charged with stabbing Eboni Domally, is the father of one of her children, police say.
Police say that Michael Damskey, who has less than 1 year of service, fatally shot a man armed with knife
Police say one of the suspects met the girl on the Internet site Instagram.
Police say they found a loaded 9 mm pistol in bag of South Carolina man at the Cannon House Office Building.
Fred Davis, suspended by the NFL in February, is wanted in connection with a June 2 incident in NW D.C.
A hospital worker in Arlington County pleaded guilty Wednesday to raping a patient in the emergency department.
Lynh Bui and Julie Zauzmer
Police say five young men and a teen girl have admitted some involvement in the death of Amos Jones.
Police say suspect took his daughter from her mother at Southern Avenue station in Hillcrest Heights.
The Fauquier County Sheriff’s Office said the suspect’s car reached speeds over 100 mph.
Two stabbed in the District; incident is believed domestic-related, police say
No one is injured in the blaze at St. Paul’s Episcopal in Hebron, but damages are estimated at $500,000.
Ann E. Marimow
Police say they’re after ‘bad guys’; defense lawyers worry that suspects are talked into committing crimes.
Police said Donovan Bayton, 54, was displaying a knife and acting erratically.
Dumfries man fought with woman at his home, then allegedly stabbed her pit bull with a kitchen knife, police say.
Shar-Ron Mason, 19, was to testify in an assault trial against Bashunn Phillips. Police say Phillips shot him.
James Oh, 76, was beaten in his store on Colorado Avenue NW during a July 4 robbery. He died July 8.
The man spent hours inside Maryland Live while his mother sat alone in 81-degree truck, police say.
Dan Morse and Karen Chen
A Rockville couple was charged with abusing their 22-year-old sons.
The alleged assault occurred in Woodbridge. Officer is on administrative leave.
Investigators determined that the substance found in the hall was not hazardous.
Investigators are probing a man’s death in Suitland Tuesday after a call for an early morning assault.
A Rockville couple is charged with keeping adult sons in a locked room at night with no light and no furniture.
The defense and prosecutors allege that the victim’s daughter urged her boyfriend to kill her father.
Mark Ramiro, 30, missed the bulletproof vest his friend, Darnell Mitchell, was wearing.
Authorities arrest suspect on assault charge. They say he didn’t want to pay fare. Driver is treated at hospital.
Police say Jose Reynaldo Villanueva assaulted 4- and 6-year-old girls.
Victoria St. Martin and Peter Hermann
D.C. police said Delonta Martin died after a shooting on Minnesota Avenue NE. The shooter fled in a car.
Keith L. Alexander and Spencer S. Hsu
He spent 26 years in prison. The wrongful conviction is the latest in D.C. tied to FBI lab errors.
After a man accelerated away from a stop near the headquarters, officers chased him on Route 32.
The car hit the front of the first floor of the house, and traveled through the home to the back wall of the house.
When the trooper could not close a blocked door on the dog, she fired at it.
Instead of stealing from the inside of cars, these thieves are going after the outside.
David Belton expected to spend life in prison for fatally shooting a man, but he was released after 40 years.
Police congratulate a group that held the man until they arrived. The suspect is charged with robbery.
Police say he had unloaded handgun and magazine in a bag as he tried to enter Cannon House Office Building.
Police have released a composite sketch of a potential suspect.
Martin Weil and lynh bui
He was killed after a car cross crossed the grass median and collided with his vehicle.
Peter Hermann and Clarence Williams
Police say the suspect tried to hold up three banks on the same day, two in span of five minutes.
Prince George’s police: Passenger dead after being thrown from car; driver seen running from the crash.
Barry Kin Lui, 63, had sought insanity defense; testified he stabbed girlfriend after she took his property
A spokesman said the grill was unattended on a back porch and started a fire that left 12 homeless.
Hours before the relaxed D.C. law took effect, a few residents received jail stays and criminal citations.
Authorities said officers have not been able to find a victim or a gunman at Meridian Public Charter School.
Eric C. Kweder, once an All-Met athlete, bludgeoned his roommate to death in November 2012.
Discovery made in grassy area near running track; police say it appears death was from natural causes.
Authorities arrest 20-year-old man in four cases in Southeast and Northeast
Spencer S. Hsu
“Irreversible harm” done to death-row defendants, says scathing report from Justice’s inspector general.
The 17-year-old suspect may have burglarized the same home a month ago, according to a police report
James Oh, 76, died four days after he was hit in the head on July 4 during a robbery in Northwest Washington.
Michael Brochu was found guilty of sexually assaulting an 11-year-old boy at a public pool.
Authorities said the man was avoiding a National Security Administration checkpoint and injured an officer.
Public defenders say video of man blinking at a photo lineup would violate the Sixth Amendment
Montgomery judge calls the case one of the “most horrific” she has seen.
Mohammed Toyin Bello, 27, was crossing the street at Muirkirk Road when a van struck him.
Police found Scott Carl Sentz, 45, Tuesday morning. Authorities said his car was parked nearby.
He faces an unrelated gun charge in October while Alexandria police investigate three homicides.
The 25-year-old man’s car crossed a double yellow line and struck a tree, according to a police news release.
If judge accepts deal, founder of Maryland Suburban Swim Club will face 10-year max sentence.
Police said the two victims are expected to survive.
The man Alexandria police are focused on in a homicide probe has been indicted on a gun charge.
Police said a 15-year-old squad leader from the Annapolis chapter abused a child for two years.
Arrest in double-slaying in car on North Capitol Street; probe ongoing in Congress Heights shooting.
The officer and a friend had a dispute with parking valets over headlights, according to D.C. court records.
Martin Weil and Antonio Olivo
Man is charged in earlier attack at North Capitol Street; no evidence that later attack on Lincoln Road is related
Keith L. Alexander
Rasdavid Lagarde, 26, will go on trial Nov. 10 in connection with the killing of a Howard University student.
Prosecutors say David Wilson planned a robbery that led to Howard Venable’s stabbing in his apartment.
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