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Cheryl W. Thompson
In an age of decreasing crime, homicide convictions can still be tough to come by.
Latest crime news
11-year-old Caitlyn Marie Virts is found unharmed after police issue Amber Alert; father found also, police say.
Kelvin Parache is accused of shooting James Allen Frazier, 21, in Germantown.
Car sits almost vertical against a tree on Capitol Hill; streets closed around the area.
Matt Zapotosky and Justin Jouvenal
Alexandria police will look for links in the day-to-day affairs of three victims of high-profile slayings.
The driver of the Dodge minivan was suspected of drunk driving, police said.
Police: One man died after two cars crashed head-on; another man died after his car hit a pole.
Bullets used to kill Ruthanne Lodato are similar to those used in slayings of two other residents, police said.
Peter Hermann and Amy Brittain
Public safety committee meets days after chairman and mayoral candidate calls on Ellerbe to resign.
Authorities say it appears man intentionally jumped in front of train headed to Branch Avenue
Peter Hermann and Dana Hedgpeth
Police say man darted into street from between two parked cars at Dupont Circle shortly after midnight
U.S. Postal officials offering $50,000 for information leading to arrest and conviction of robbery suspect
Authorities say they are trying to identify the victim of the District’s 26th homicide of 2014
Officials say there is no immediate danger after finding a written threat overnight on the Fairfax campus.
Victoria St. Martin
The incident was in the Brightwood Park area.
Glenda Coca-Romero, 21, was slain last month at the small grocery and jewelry store where she worked.
The Silver Spring resident texted his girlfriend a photo of dog’s lifeless body after the incident, police say.
Dan Morse and Lynh Bui
Two homicides in 24-hour span in Germantown, Silver Spring areas.
The unrelated attacks occurred near businesses at the end of January.
Man is shot and killed Tuesday night in Germantown.
Two injured as car strikes light pole on Pennsylvania Avenue NW outsidfe the D.C. goverment headquarters
Police had arrested a Silver Spring man in connection with a 1994 slaying.
Police search for clues in snow-covered ground in Norbeck area.
Body found in Montgomery after shooting reported; cause of death unknown late Monday, police say
Adderli Cruz-Rosario, 21, could be sentenced to 57 years in prison in a case involving five young siblings.
D.C. police are seeking a man in connection with an armed sexual assault Saturday in Northeast.
At least four robberies in the District were reported after dark; three arrested in downtown incident.
Police arrest two people after a chase.
Newly hired firefighter said he didn’t know what to do when someone came to station looking for help.
Keith L. Alexander
Sosefina Amoa, who had been studying to become a nun, could go to prison for 10 years.
Andrew Choi admitted using a screen-capture program to record explicit video chats with children.
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