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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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No signs of trauma or foul play in case.
Police said there were no obvious signs of trauma or foul play.
They canvass 4 D.C. locations in hope that missing 8-year-old girl will be found alive.
Raoul “Manny” Hughes, previously a suspect in several killings, was sent to prison for burglary.
T. Rees Shapiro
The stabbing occurred on Pomeroy Road in Southeast.
A pickup truck ran off Route 7 and overturned on Saturday, killing the driver, police said.
Montgomery police said two were stabbed and a third hurt in a fight after a party was shut down in Potomac.
The shoplifters used pepper spray to aid their escape from a store at the White Flint Mall.
A Consumer Reports report suggests that cellphone thefts nearly doubled from 2012 to 2013.
Officer fires shot as car occupants flee on Southern Avenue after a traffic stop; weapons found in vehicle.
People who knew one of the men recall him fondly, but also say he was troubled.
The 53-year-old is a “person of interest” in three killings in Alexandria.
Kenneth Ellerbe, who has tried to implement the change since 2011, says the plan will save $38 million.
Alroy Anthony Simmonds took cartridge cases and ammunition cans from Quantico and scrapped them.
The stiff term prompts Eugene Williams’s relatives to storm out of court and berate the federal judge.
Keith L. Alexander
The 6-year-old’s hand and fingers got caught in a down escalator at Iverson Mall in Prince George’s.
Verdict was expected Friday afternoon; Chris Brown’s trial scheduled to begin after holiday weekend
Rescuers spend more than an hour trying to free boy who was injured at Iverson mall.
Greenbelt police said at least three trains were stopped in the area as authoritities investigated
Three people died using heroin sold by the same D.C. drug dealer, who was sentenced Friday.
Lynh Bui and Rachel Weiner
Darrell Bellard faces a life sentence after a jury convicts him of killing two women and two children.
From Jan. 13 to March 28, he allegedly took money from banks in Chevy Chase and D.C.
Kenneth James Lovelett’s car crossed opposite lane of traffic, went off the road, hit a pole, and flipped.
Peter Hermann and Rachel Weiner
Police say men’s bodies were found 50 feet apart in a homeless encampment.
Peter Hermann and Rohan A. Nadkarni
Men shot execution style by gunmen wearing mask, T-shirt covering faces.
The misdemeanor assault trial for Christopher Hollosy began with alleged victim’s testimony
The pair, known in Chinatown, tried to pay public officials in order to get licenses for a new taxicab company.
The incident happened in the Queens Chapel area of Northeast DC.
Rachel Weiner and Petula Dvorak
D.C. police find no signs of foul play. Cause of death has yet to be determined, but hypothermia is being considered.
The modified suit includes details from government’s own investigations.
Rohan A. Nadkarni
Police charge a 22-year-old District man with two counts of first-degree murder.
Michael Gordon, 62, has been charged after he “threatened to shoot officers with a weapon.”
The veteran officer will leave in May to join Amtrak’s police force.
Lawyer says a weapons charge against his client was drummed up to aid the investigation of three deaths.
A 43-year-old Maryland man was sentenced Tuesday for breaking into a home in the Burtonsville area.
The suspect has managed to elude authorities by somehow disabling his monitoring device, police say.
The victim contacted authorities shortly after the assault
Dana Hedgpeth and Justin Jouvenal
A man claimed to have a gun in a Tysons apartment complex. Police deployed SWAT teams to the scene.
D.C. police chief addresses concerns after an autopsy shows slain woman had been shot in the back.
Chief spoke on NewsChannel 8 show and says that search continues for the missing 8-year-old girl.
Police said victim had asked another man for directions near Truxton Circle about 4 a.m. on Sunday.
Arelis R. Hernández and Justin Jouvenal
Officials say the shooting of the man on a creek in Anne Arundel County may have been an accident.
George Washington student Carlos Pacanins, 23, dies after being struck by a car in College Park on Friday.
No injuries reported from fire in a commercial building in Rockville.
The shooting occurred early Monday in Southeast Washington near Minnesota Avenue.
The training flights will take place Monday night into Tuesday morning, and Tuesday night into Wednesday.
— Justin Jouvenal and — Martin Weil
A roundup of news from the Washington region.
Police say there were no signs of foul play; believe woman to have been homeless.
Victim said he saw a bonfire party on the shore of Bodkin Creek just before being shot in the abdomen.
Police said the Baltimore man struck a vehicle at a high rate of speed, then was hit by a tractor-trailer.
The man was crossing New Hampshire Avenue just before midnight.
The crash occurred about 7:15 p.m. and tied up the southbound lanes of Interstate 95 near Powder Mill Road.
Internal review of actions in case of missing autistic boy found dead in car last July resulted in new policies.
Montgomery County police arrested him after he fled the country and returned; second suspect at large.
“I’m afraid to walk alone and always have to be in the company of my friends,” victim tells court.
Ann E. Marimow
Concern has been rising across the city about the number of crimes being committed.
A pedestrian was seriously injured when struck by a car late Friday near the University of Maryland in College Park.
Martin Weil and Clarence Williams
One person is dead after an FBI agent was involved in a fatal shooting in Baltimore County.
Clarence Williams and Martin Weil
One person is in custody after a man and woman were shot in a house in District Heights.
Akil Darnell Ings and the victim, Marcus Antonio Jones, were thought to be members of rival gangs.
Dan Morse and Rachel Weiner
An Arlington mother of 3 was killed in the February accident.
Justin Jouvenal and T. Rees Shapiro
Parents, teachers and students seek solace after six students commit suicide in the past three years.
Ellerbe wants to add Medics during high volume periods and to remove a truck and engine from Shaw area.
As Bradford Bishop is added to the FBI Most Wanted list, a retired ranger remembers finding the family bodies.
The 3-year-old dog was stolen by a man with a gun on Tuesday evening, D.C. police said.
Authorities said the suspect is linked to two robberies in Northwest that occurred 10 days apart last May.
Officials prepare for brush fire season across the region
The 28-year veteran is accused of neglect of duty after a dying man was refused help outside a fire station.
More than 30 years ago, William Bradford Bishop allegedly killed his mother, wife and three sons.
The pond is near a family home of a man officials called a “person of interest” in three shootings.
Authorities found the man unconscious just before 7 p.m.
Darrell Bellard, 47, is charged in the 2010 fatal shootings of two women and two children in Prince George’s.
The U.S. Attorney’s office on Thursday celebrated the bravery of victims, witnesses and officers.
The incident happened around 4 p.m. near the intersection of North Capitol Street and Florida Ave. NE
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