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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

Fairfax City man killed while working on his SUV

A Chevrolet Tahoe rolled off its support stands, killing a 45-year-old man who was working on the vehicle.

Man found dead in Falls Church area, police investigating

A man was found dead in a Falls Church area parking lot early Monday, possibly a homicide.

Another trial reversal in Montgomery ranger murder case

Another trial reversal in Montgomery ranger murder case

Gary Smith, who was arrested in 2006 on charges of killing his roommate, may get a third trial.

Anne Arundel Popeye’s employee found dead

The body of a female employee was found in the fast-food restaurant’s stockroom Sunday morning.

Prince George’s police identify body found on trail

Police classified Everett Robert Brown’s death a homicide.

Man arrested for sexually assaulting woman in Gainesville

Police say Juan Carlos Lopez Ramirez pushed the victim down an embankment as she was walking.

Two men killed in one-car crash in Gaithersburg

Montgomery County police say the vehicle crossed the center line, left the road and struck a tree.

8-year-old girl attacked in Falls Church park

8-year-old girl attacked in park in Falls Church; police arrest 14-year-old boy in Friday evening incidents

Doctor: Accused ‘demon assassin’ killer legally insane

Doctor: Accused ‘demon assassin’ killer legally insane

Montgomery County woman was not criminally responsible in exorcism case, doctor says.

Judge: D.C. nonprofit group illegally used funds

Money intended for summer youth program went to group’s executive director, accountant, prosecutors say.

D.C. auto mechanic gets 12 years in sledgehammer attack

Abdul Ewumi was convicted of assaulting a co-worker in an argument over customer’s vehicle.

R&B singer Chris Brown expected to take plea deal Tuesday

R&B singer Chris Brown expected to take plea deal Tuesday

The R&B singer was scheduled to plea on Friday, but the hearing was rescheduled for Tuesday.

Man arrested after barricading inside College Park hotel

Authorities said the armed man, who stayed in his Holiday Inn room for hours, will be medically evaluated.

Military pilot was fatally injured in crash in Va. mountains

The pilot, who was with the Mass. National Guard, was on his way to a military base in the New Orleans area

Ex-D.C. Council candidate sentenced for campaign fraud

“My campaign was not a fraud. Jeff Thompson was a fraud,” Jeff Smith says in court.

Young boy falls from apartment-building window

The child was taken to a hospital with serious injuries.

Improvements found in St. Elizabeths patient care

District-run hospital has been under federal monitoring in wake of 2006 finding of civil rights violations.

Roommate held in death of man who was stuffed into bags

Roommate held in death of man who was stuffed into bags

Santos Leonel Mejia-Yanes, 32, charged in slaying of Laurel man; warrant issued for second suspect.

Dog, shot by owner, now has its day: New home with vet

Dog, shot by owner, now has its day: New home with vet

Ruby, a 9-month-old boxer mix, was shot in the face and is now recovering.

Police seek man in connection with Gainesville assault

Authorities said an unidentified man assaulted a 19-year-old woman after pushing her down an embankment.

Police arrest two suspects in robbery along D.C. trail

Wednesday’s attack was one of many recently along the popular trail through Northeast Washington.

Pedestrian struck by hit-and-run driver in Silver Spring

Police search for driver who fled Silver Spring accident scene

U.S. jury to decide Blackwater guards’ role in Iraqi killings

After 10-week trial, charges against four contract security guards for 2007 Baghdad shootings to go to jurors.

Motorcyclist is killed in crash in Potomac

Montgomery County police shut down River Road intersection to investigate

Prosecutors drop assault charges against Fred Davis

Prosecutors say there is “insufficient evidence” to take case forward against former Redskin player.

Checkers manager sentenced for stealing worker’s ID

The D.C. restaurant manager admitted opening credit cards in a worker’s name.

Preschool cook charged in assaults on children, principal

Veronia Bailey allegedly had an “outburst” resulting in minor injuries to 6 people at a Centreville preschool.

Former D.C. council candidate to be sentenced Thursday

Jeff Smith is scheduled to be sentenced after pleading guilty to accepting $140,00 during his failed 2010 council bid.

Prosecutors clear officers who killed Navy Yard gunman

Prosecutors clear officers who killed Navy Yard gunman

A.D.C. police officer and a U.S. Park Police officer ended the rampage by Aaron Alexis.

Manassas teen drowns off Ocean City beach

An official warns that strong rip currents could make swimming in more than knee-deep water unsafe.

Infant drowned in Woodbridge pool, police say

Authorities say the 20-month-old went missing Tuesday and family members later found her.

Robbers strike on Capitol Hill, in Upper Northwest

Robbers knock man unconscious on Capitol Hill; wear masks, show gun in Upper Northwest on Monday

Accused McDonald’s shooter arrested after 21-hour hunt

Accused McDonald’s shooter arrested after 21-hour hunt

The victim was shot in the face in a McDonald’s parking lot in the Woodbridge area.

Rockville 18-year-old among 4 dead in Ohio plane crash

Rockville 18-year-old among 4 dead in Ohio plane crash

Abraham Pishevar “had the kindest, most gentle heart you could imagine,” his father said Tuesday.

Woman charged for threatening, anti-Semitic phone call

Police say the former restaurant employee told her ex-boss to take down an Israeli flag.

Police search for two suspects in McDonald’s shooting

Police search for two suspects in McDonald’s shooting

A 23-year-old man was shot in the face Monday night in a fast-food parking lot in Woodbridge.

D.C. prosecutors won’t fight light sentence for ex-candidate

D.C. prosecutors won’t fight light sentence for ex-candidate

Former Ward 1 Council candidate pleaded guilty for violating the city’s campaign fund rules.

D.C. police officer is struck by vehicle in Southeast D.C.

Officer and person from the striking vehicle are taken to hospitals with non-life threatening injuries

Man is shot outside McDonald’s in Prince William County

Man seriously wounded in shooting after dispute outside McDonald’s in Prince William County

Soldier dies of self-inflicted wound after Fort Lee lockdown

Soldier dies of self-inflicted wound after Fort Lee lockdown

The soldier who shot herself at Fort Lee has died of a head wound, officials say.

Police still searching for clues in case of body found in bags

Jacinto Perez, 28, found dismembered in bags at apartment complex where he lived, police say.

Police: Two stabbed near high school in Takoma D.C.

A school spokeswoman said neither victim is a student in the public school system.

D.C. government asks U.S. judge to reinstate handgun ban

D.C. Attorney General Nathan: Second Amendment does not protect right to carry firearms in public.

Artist in trash bin caper now a victim of crime

Her car was stolen Sunday from her Capitol Hill neighborhood, but the thief dumped out her paintings.

Police investigating fatal motorcycle crash in Germantown

Authorities said an SUV crossed into lanes in the opposite direction on Brink Road and hit a motorcyclist.

Pr. George’s police ID body found in parts in two bags

Police say the victim was a 28-year-old man from Laurel.

Man who died when car went into Potomac committed suicide

Duck Tours boat operator saw the car plunge into the river and called police.

Pedestrian injured in three-car collision in Fairfax County

Authorities said a man was hit by one of the three cars involved in a crash on Fairfax County Parkway.

Pr. George’s police make arrest in Oxon Hill slaying

Pr. George’s police make arrest in Oxon Hill slaying

Antjuon Onhale Riddick, 36, is charged with first-degree murder in death of Southeast D.C. man.

Three sexual assaults in Mount Pleasant may be related

Three woman assaulted in Mount Pleasant area of D.C.; police say attacks may be related

Advocates push to limit shackling of young D.C. defendants

Incarcerated youth routinely shackled in D.C. Court in practice that differs from other courts in region.

District man shot to death in Oxon Hill

Prince George’s County police are investigating the shooting death of 36-year-old Kenneth Antwan Jones.

Traffic ticket that went to federal court coming back to D.C.

Federal authorities had “removed” ticket case involving FBI, but now agrees D.C. is proper forum

3 held in theft of utility poles in Montgomery County

Someone who saw the poles sticking out of a box truck at night became suspicious and called police.

Police union’s donation for Ferguson officer is criticized

Other police labor unions in the area are distancing themselves from the Anne Arundel County officers.

Reminders of slain teen Amber Stanley’s life remain

Reminders of slain teen Amber Stanley’s life remain

Amber’s mother and the staff at Charles H. Flowers High remember an inspiring, focused girl.

Small plane crashes at Montgomery County airport

Plane was 75 to 100 feet in air when it crashed moments after take off, fire officials say

Howard County police fatally shoot man with knife

Shooting is second time in four days officers in Howard County killed a man with a knife

Shooting in Southeast brings District total to 28 in 2 weeks

Two of the shootings have led to deaths.

Four more suspects apprehended in Manassas killing

Police have now rounded up all six men wanted for the gang-related killing of Cesar B. Contreras.

Two charged in shooting that wounded three in Northeast

Police say gunmen opened fire from a high school running track and hit people on a basketball court.

2 D.C. firefighters in Mills case disciplined; one not guilty

2 D.C. firefighters in Mills case disciplined; one not guilty

Medric ‘Cecil’ Mills died after he collapsed outside a fire station and his pleas for help were ignored.

Man probed in Lyon girls’ disappearance denied release

Man probed in Lyon girls’ disappearance denied release

Lloyd Welch, imprisoned in Delaware for sex crimes, had been at the same mall as the sisters back in 1975.

Howard County police name officers who fatally shot man

Howard County police officials also release new details about encounter at Ellicott City home

Man charged with using dating sites to bilk elderly victims

Five conspirators stole money from three elderly people after luring them into relationships, prosecutors allege.

Dealer who sold heroin linked to teen’s death found guilty

Antowan Thorne was convicted of conspiracy to distribute, found not responsible for girl’s overdose.

Pr. George’s to ticket drivers passing stopped school buses

New enforcement cameras have been installed on 20 buses as county students start school next week

Virginia man named Stoner arrested on pot charges

The 42-year-old Unionville resident had more than $10,000 worth of marijuana plants, authorities say.

Montgomery landlord allegedly paid enforcer for evictions

Montgomery landlord allegedly paid enforcer for evictions

Police charge landlord with hiring someone to scare two tenants.

Police: Amber Stanley killing ‘not by any means a cold case’

No new details have been released in the 2012 case of teen shot in her bed, but police say case is moving in ‘right direction.’

Police investigate attempted murder-suicide in Laurel

Authorities say a man shot another man Wednesday night, then turned the gun on himself.

No charges for Loudoun deputy who shot daughter

The teen, who authorities say was mistaken for an intruder by her father, is hospitalized in stable condition.

Teen charged in deadly car surfing stunt

Teen charged in deadly car surfing stunt

An 18-year-old from Ashburn faces an involuntary manslaughter charge in Mohammad U. Khalid’s death.

Montgomery County investigates Silver Spring shooting

Authorities said one person was taken to the hospital after the Wednesday night gunfire.

Howard student turns to fundraising site to go to Ferguson

Student says the bus trip to Ferguson will be reminiscent of the Freedom Rides of the 1960s.