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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

Thieves steal air bags, other automobile-related items

Air bags were snatched from several vehicles in south Arlington recently, county police say.

Federal prosecutors charge brothers accused of leading massive drug ring

Federal prosecutors charge brothers accused of leading massive drug ring

The organization moved tons of cocaine into the U.S., say documents unsealed in an Alexandria court.

Teenage boy killed in hit-and-run in Virginia

The incident happened around 7 a.m. on Rest Church Road in northern Frederick County.

Man found dead in Prince George’s warehouse

Police say man was apparently shot fatally in a homicide

Police: $8,500 in gift cards bought fraudulently at Target

Police: $8,500 in gift cards bought fraudulently at Target

The purchases were made using credit cards from a missing wallet, Montgomery investigators say.

Man shot in stomach in Northeast

Police said the shooting took place early Friday.

Baltimore man is charged in fatal shooting in D.C.

D.C. police announce arrest in July 13 killing of 22-year-old man.

Man gets 16 years in shooting of 8-year-old District girl

Man gets 16 years in shooting of 8-year-old District girl

Makayla Darden was caught in the crossfire on a playground on Valentine’s Day.

Md. doctor charged in 2002 killing may finally be tried

Md. doctor charged in 2002 killing may finally be tried

John Lutz, a former internist, was accused of stabbing a mental health therapist who was treating him.

Former Va. governor’s son charged with DWI

Former Va. governor’s son charged with DWI

Robert Ryan McDonnell, 23, was arrested Thursday morning in Virginia Beach.

Man arrested in series of taxi cab robberies in Manassas

Man arrested in series of taxi cab robberies in Manassas

Matthew Jamaal Brown has been charged with three counts of robbery in the recent thefts.

Metro carjacking suspect out on bail in Maryland, D.C.

Police say they are looking for 20-year-old in connection with armed carjacking at New Carrollton Metro

Metro Transit Police seek suspect in armed carjacking

Metro Transit Police seek suspect in armed carjacking

A woman was getting her child out of her vehicle in the garage at New Carrollton when she was carjacked.

Man charged with murdering girlfriend’s 1-year-old son

Man charged with murdering girlfriend’s 1-year-old son

Melvin Edenilson Melendez, 21, told emergency responders the child fell out of bed.

Maryland man arrested for Monday stabbings at Metro

Maryland man arrested for Monday stabbings at Metro

Reginald Cooper, 38, will face attempted murder charges, police said.

Roommate arrested in Centreville man’s stabbing death

Roommate arrested in Centreville man’s stabbing death

Mario Cedillo-Santiago was found wounded on Saturday.

Chris Brown’s bodyguard gets probation in 2013 assault

Chris Brown’s bodyguard gets probation in 2013 assault

Christopher Hollosy, a bodyguard for singer Chris Brown, was charged with punching a fan trying to take a photo.

Prosecutors say they won’t ask reporter to reveal source

Prosecutors say they won’t ask reporter to reveal source

Attorneys at hearing haggle over how to handle subpoena of the New York Times’s James Risen.

Man arrested and charged in Centreville slaying

Man arrested and charged in Centreville slaying

Police arrest and charge a Centreville man with murder in stabbing that happened over the weekend.

Fatal house fire in Fairfax County; cause unknown

Fire killed one, injured two in house in Franconia section of Fairfax County

1 killed, 1 injured in late-night Fairfax house fire

The fire broke out just before 10 p.m. in the Franconia area of the county.

2 killed in head-on crash in Anne Arundel County

County police said a westbound car crossed the center line and struck an eastbound car head on.

Police seek robber who hit Ballston store 3 times

Police said after one robbery, the man dashed into a nearby Metro station and hopped a train without paying.

Forrester to pay $2 million after criminal investigation

Authorities said the Rockville-based construction company misused the CBE incentive program.

Hyattsville police believe man shot wife, then killed himself

The 90-year-old man was found dead, his wife critically injured.

Man headed to coffee shop killed by train in Beltsville

MARC-Camden line service was suspended after the accident that killed Ascenscion Guevara.

Man found guilty of 1997 strangulation death of woman

The victim, Deborah McKinney, was attacked in stairwell of apartment building near Mount Vernon Square

Gallaudet student charged with striking firefighter with car

Incident occurred on Northeast Washington campus early Saturday at a trash chute fire.

Police still seek gunman who shot 12-year-old boy

Police still seek gunman who shot 12-year-old boy

The child was in the living room of house in Petworth when gunshots erupted on the street.

Two stabbed near Rockville Metro stop

Two stabbed near Rockville Metro stop

The incident occurred in the vicinity of the Metro stop at Park Road and East Middle Lane.

Police identify suspect in ambulance theft, fatal crash

Police identify suspect in ambulance theft, fatal crash

A 34-year-old Silver Spring man has been charged with carjacking and assault, Prince George’s police say.

Hyattsville man, 90, shoots wife, kills himself

Police said they were treating the matter as an attempted murder/suicide.

Man sent to mental hospital for killing 2 people while under state monitoring

Man sent to mental hospital for killing 2 people while under state monitoring

Rohan Goodlett’s crimes spurred changes at a Maryland program for mentally ill lawbreakers.

From a girl gang to a Benedict College graduate

From a girl gang to a Benedict College graduate

With support from a team of mentors, Monica Watts is working to put a violent past behind her.

One killed in stolen ambulance crash

One killed in stolen ambulance crash

County police say one person in a car was killed in a crash involving a stolen ambulance.

Fires displace two Montgomery County families

Families were displaced after fires in Gaithersburg and Chevy Chase on Saturday night.

Centreville man is found fatally stabbed

Fairfax County police said they have no suspects.

12-year-old struck by bullet inside a NW D.C. home

D.C. police are searching for a gunman who fired outside a Ninth Street NW home Saturday night.

At least 5 D.C.-area banks robbed in past week

One location in Maryland and four in Virginia were robbed in a month with a high incidence rate for the crime.

Man fatally shot Saturday morning in Fairfax County

“Detectives do not believe this is a random act,” police said of the 2 a.m. shooting outside the Safari Lounge.

D.C. firefighter out on call is struck by car, hospitalized

A 21-year-old Michigan man was charged with felony assault in incident on Florida Avenue NE.

One dead after pickup truck crash in Howard County

Five others who were inside the Ford F-350 were injured from the wreck late Friday night.

Man hurt as vehicle rolls off truck on Rhode Island Ave NE

A man was injured when a vehicle rolled off of a flatbed tow truck on Rhode Island Avenue Friday night.

D.C. man convicted of killing a brother and sister

Prosecutors said Kevin Walker shot the Jenkins siblings following an argument.

Northeast D.C. man charged in several attacks in Wheaton

Northeast D.C. man charged in several attacks in Wheaton

Christian Jordan, 20, faces sex offense, robbery and kidnapping charges, Montgomery police say.

Man with gun robs student bookstore at UDC

Police said gunman escaped with a large amount of money.

Radio Shack robberies were an inside job, police say

Radio Shack robberies were an inside job, police say

Two current employees and one former were charged in two holdups at store in Laurel.

D.C. police: Man wrests gun from robber, kills him

D.C. police: Man wrests gun from robber, kills him

The man who died was identified as Channel Johnson, 18, of Southeast Washington.

Police seek man in sex assault and robbery

D.C. police said woman was attacked late Tuesday night in NW Washington

American University student sexually assaulted on campus

A digest of news from the District, Maryland and Virginia.

Alleged Alexandria serial killer interrupts his own defense

Alleged Alexandria serial killer interrupts his own defense

Charles Severance claims his lawyer no longer represents him, and a judge orders a mental evaluation.

‘That’s not criminal if your dog has fleas.’ Judge agrees. Case dismissed.

‘That’s not criminal if your dog has fleas.’ Judge agrees. Case dismissed.

Animal abuse charges were dropped after a judge ruled that neglect of a pitbull wasn’t abuse.

Suspect apprehended after assault in Montgomery County

Police think man tried to abduct a woman near downtown Wheaton about 4 p.m. Thursday.

Pr. George’s NAACP calls on community to rally

Fatal shooting of unarmed man by county deputy sparks inquiry, calls for civil rights action.

Man accused in White House fence jumping found competent

Man accused in White House fence jumping found competent

A mental health evaluation found Omar J. Gonzalez able to stand trial for September incident.

Arrest made in abduction attempt in Wheaton

Arrest made in abduction attempt in Wheaton

Detectives are investigating whether the suspect might be linked to two other attacks on women.

Man who shot Va. officer ordered to mental health hospital

Kashif Bashir was found not guilty by reason of insanity in the shooting and wounding of Peter Laboy.

American University student sexually assaulted

School officials said the attack occurred Wednesday in a residence hall.

Woman, 67, is accused of killing for insurance money

Woman, 67, is accused of killing for insurance money

D.C. prosecutors allege that Claire Rice killed her cousin in 2012 to collect $100,000 in insurance.

Nationally known ‘Piggyback Bandit’ arrested again in Va.

Banned from high school sports games in numerous states, he turned up at games last week in Virginia.

Nurse offered plea deal in sexual assault of patients

Nurse offered plea deal in sexual assault of patients

Jared Kline was arrested last month on charges of sexually assaulting patients at three D.C. hospitals.

At least three people shot in Southeast Washington

At least three people shot in Southeast Washington

Another victim walked into a hospital near the Maryland line with a gun-related wound.

Loudoun High School lockdown lifted

A security specialist believed she had seen a gun on a surveillance camera, but the student carried headphones.

Teacher is unintended recipient of pot-laced brownie

Anne Arundel police say she was brought to the school nurse’s office after feeling ill and acting disoriented.

Arlington deaths investigated as murder-suicide

Arlington deaths investigated as murder-suicide

A boyfriend and girlfriend’s deaths in Arlington, being investigated as a murder-suicide, shock relatives.

Man fatally stabbed, two people quickly arrested

Arthur Lee Gaither, 28, was found Tuesday in Southeast Washington suffering from stab wounds.

Firefighter involved in Medric Mills case fired

Firefighter involved in Medric Mills case fired

Remy Jones repeatedly did not show up for work.

Manassas doctor charged with sexual battery of patient

A 23-year-old man went to doctor to be treated for a sinus infection, and says physician assaulted him.

Prince George’s aviation team finds man missing in woods

Thermal imaging camera on police helicopter helps find an Accokeek man who wandered into the woods.

Police: Two bodies found in North Arlington apartment

How they died was not disclosed, but a police spokesman said neither death resulted from natural causes

A dozen thefts from cars reported in District

On Sunday, there were reports of thefts in three of the city’s seven police districts.

District Heights man arrested in fatal stabbing

Police say an argument between landlord and his tenant in Maryland left one man dead.

Suitland man pleads guilty in toddler’s killing

Clifton Bernard, 28, faces 70 years in prison in the killing of ex-girlfriend’s son, 2-year-old Jamir Shipe

Man indicted in killing of D.C. corrections official

Man indicted in killing of D.C. corrections official

Dawit Seyoum is charged with first-degree murder; the step is largely procedural.

Attempted burglary in D.C. may be related to New Carrollton carjacking

D.C. police are also investigating an attempted carjacking in Northwest.