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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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Police searched Barry Freundel’s office at Towson University, where he has taught since 1989.
Teenager is seriously injured in hit-and-run incident at East Capitol and 50th streets
Virginia Hospital Center turned away patient suspected of having Ebola. Changes in CDC guidelines blamed.
Peter Hermann and Miles Parks
Other sexual assaults occurred in Georgetown and Dupont Circle, but appear unrelated, police say
Victoria St. Martin
A federal judge ordered Tuesday that 42-year-old Omar J. Gonzalez be evaluated within 30 days.
The fire caused $50,000 to $75,000 of damage.
Police: Woman was assaulted in Cheverly community Monday. Investigators seek tips from public.
Authorities release video of a vehicle in the killing of Tyson Barnette, who died delivering mail in the dark.
The Apple Financial Services adviser preyed on the elderly and widowed, pilfering their savings.
Investigators believe arson to be the cause of fires at the store and at a sporting goods store.
Police have one man in custody after four stabbed in Columbia Heights area.
Martin Weil and Peter Hermann
Police are looking for different assailants in two Sunday morning attacks. One arrest is reported.
Victoria St. Martin and Dana Hedgpeth
Authorities found the body of a man, suspected of fatally shooting his girlfriend, in a Virginia schoolyard.
Pedestrian struck by vehicle on GW Parkway in Arlington; police call incident a hit-and-run
Pr. George’s police: Security guard fires gun, striking woman after group refused to leave.
Dana Hedgpeth and Peter Hermann
Police are investigating an early morning shooting in Northwest and seeking a car with Maryland plates.
The man is expected to survive; police asking those with surveillance footage to come forward.
Two shot Sunday night near apartments in Riverdale Park, Md.;
Two robbed early Sunday just south of H Street NE strip; police arrest two suspects, seize bb-gun
Aaron C. Davis
D.C. police say man had just finished pumping gas at Rhode Island Avenue station.
Police say a stray bullet hit the woman as a security guard fired at a suspect.
Edward Hale, 35, is being sought by police, who said he killed Jessica Wilson in a domestic dispute.
An officer uses a new kit at a shooting scene to patch up a victim’s dangerous chest injury.
Police said the illegal weapons found in a car in Columbia Heights were “intended to be illicitly sold.”
T. Rees Shapiro
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.
Spencer S. Hsu
The trooper was on the shoulder of I-270 when his cruiser was struck from behind, authorities said
House fire in District Heights area of Prince George’s leaves older man critically burned
Barry Freundel’s writings and sermons reveal that he appeared worried about the overlap of sex and ethics.
Justin Jouvenal and Matt Zapotosky
13 members were indicted in 3 Va. killings, but experts said the case is part of a resurgence by the group.
New police affidavit says youth saw the clip fall out of the gun and didn’t know a bullet was still in the chamber.
Officials were given a 90-stay to rewrite one of the nation’s strictest policies, and it expires Wednesday.
Rosetta Parisi, 67, remained hospitalized after being struck Wednesday.
Irma Taracena was killed crossing Leesburg Pike in an area that police say is not well-lighted.
Prince George’s County police said they are searching for a 10-year-old dog stolen from a Greenbelt home.
Two search warrants unsealed Thursday reveal that investigation into rabbi is expanding
Off-duty Frederick deputies tried to remove Robert Ethan Saylor, who had Down syndrome, from a theater.
Omar J. Gonzalez, 42, entered the White House on Sept. 19 carrying a knife, authorities say.
Brian Patrick Weyhenmeyer, of Charles County, had run over his wife with an SUV, police say.
Supervisors added $5,000, increasing the pot to $25,000 for information on vandals in Ashburn.
Police look for a thief in the robbery of $100,000 in silver and gold coins from a Laurel business.
The state’s attorney is to appoint two prosecutors to work with detectives to combat exploitation of the elderly.
Police also changed description of the suspect and the location of the assault.
Peter Hermann, Keith L. Alexander and Michelle Boorstein
Barry Freundel pleads not guilty to charges in D.C. Superior Court.
Keith L. Alexander
Barry Judge entered an Alford plea to misdemeanor simple assault charges involving the groping of a woman.
Dan Morse and Clarence Williams
DNA tests show an unidentified man killed by a car in 1981 is not William Bradford Bishop.
Authorities said the couple’s 3-month-old had injuries that were consistent with smothering.
Authorities said a 17-year-old told police that an unknown man raped her Oct. 11 in Woodbridge.
Police said speed and alcohol appear to be factors in the crash that killed Grant Austin Christensen.
“One of the coldest and most calculated murders,” the judge said at the sentencing of Baldeo Taneja.
Off-duty officer was arrested in North Carolina over the weekend by the Raleigh-Durham Airport Authority.
The suspects drove into the woods, abandoned their vehicle and made their escape, police said.
Peter Hermann and Michelle Boorstein
Barry Freundel of Kesher Israel Congregation in Georgetown is expected in court Wednesday.
Mentally ill Montgomery County, Md., woman was improperly interrogated in a psychiatric hospital, lawyer says.
Lynh Bui and Miles Parks
After a crash in Maryland that killed five, families are trying to figure out care for 10 left without their moms.
Ahmed Abu Khattala had been charged with conspiracy. New charges could include death penalty
$22,310 worth of items, including 1897 history of the Irish wolfhound and 1933 pop-up book, still missing.
Authorities said tip from child protection group led to Tumblr blog, search of Bristow home and arrests.
Police decided after a review of the case that they had enough evidence to go before a grand jury.
Police arrested a man and a woman in a fatal shooting that occurred Friday in Southwest Washington.
In a surveillance video, the man reportedly appeared to be touching a 13-year-old girl inappropriately.
Firefighters rescued two men who were found inside the apartment in Montgomery County.
Police said children in his mother’s day-care center were not involved in the man’s alleged offense.
Prince William police have charged Rachel Brand with child neglect and driving under the influence.
Image appears to show wrapped body of victim posted on suspect’s Facebook page after his arrest.
At least two people were seriously injured in an apartment house fire early Tuesday in upper Montgomery County.
Smoke detector saves cook who took nap in apartment near Old Town Alexandria, officials say
Purses, cars taken from women trying to buy gas in Montgomery; police urge locking cars before getting out
The 10-year-old boy died in July, six years after authorities say his mother shook him into a coma-like state.
Montgomery County police say Daniel Cleaves had sex with woman without telling her of his infection.
Maryland gun store, shooting range heavily damaged by arson; store burglarized before fire detected
Dan Morse and Julie Zauzmer
Police were called just after 2 p.m. Monday, and have launched death investigation. Body not a young child.
Jennifer Lynn Weyhenmeyer died Sunday night. Her body appeared to have been run over more than once.
Three women and two children were killed. Speed and weather may have been factors, police say.
Three fatal roadway incidents over the weekend in Prince George’s County; one involved two children.
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