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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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A Chevrolet Tahoe rolled off its support stands, killing a 45-year-old man who was working on the vehicle.
A man was found dead in a Falls Church area parking lot early Monday, possibly a homicide.
Gary Smith, who was arrested in 2006 on charges of killing his roommate, may get a third trial.
Keith L. Alexander
The body of a female employee was found in the fast-food restaurant’s stockroom Sunday morning.
Police classified Everett Robert Brown’s death a homicide.
Police say Juan Carlos Lopez Ramirez pushed the victim down an embankment as she was walking.
Montgomery County police say the vehicle crossed the center line, left the road and struck a tree.
8-year-old girl attacked in park in Falls Church; police arrest 14-year-old boy in Friday evening incidents
Montgomery County woman was not criminally responsible in exorcism case, doctor says.
Money intended for summer youth program went to group’s executive director, accountant, prosecutors say.
Abdul Ewumi was convicted of assaulting a co-worker in an argument over customer’s vehicle.
The R&B singer was scheduled to plea on Friday, but the hearing was rescheduled for Tuesday.
Victoria St. Martin
Authorities said the armed man, who stayed in his Holiday Inn room for hours, will be medically evaluated.
The pilot, who was with the Mass. National Guard, was on his way to a military base in the New Orleans area
“My campaign was not a fraud. Jeff Thompson was a fraud,” Jeff Smith says in court.
The child was taken to a hospital with serious injuries.
District-run hospital has been under federal monitoring in wake of 2006 finding of civil rights violations.
Santos Leonel Mejia-Yanes, 32, charged in slaying of Laurel man; warrant issued for second suspect.
Ruby, a 9-month-old boxer mix, was shot in the face and is now recovering.
Authorities said an unidentified man assaulted a 19-year-old woman after pushing her down an embankment.
Wednesday’s attack was one of many recently along the popular trail through Northeast Washington.
Police search for driver who fled Silver Spring accident scene
Spencer S. Hsu
After 10-week trial, charges against four contract security guards for 2007 Baghdad shootings to go to jurors.
Montgomery County police shut down River Road intersection to investigate
Prosecutors say there is “insufficient evidence” to take case forward against former Redskin player.
The D.C. restaurant manager admitted opening credit cards in a worker’s name.
Veronia Bailey allegedly had an “outburst” resulting in minor injuries to 6 people at a Centreville preschool.
Jeff Smith is scheduled to be sentenced after pleading guilty to accepting $140,00 during his failed 2010 council bid.
A.D.C. police officer and a U.S. Park Police officer ended the rampage by Aaron Alexis.
An official warns that strong rip currents could make swimming in more than knee-deep water unsafe.
Authorities say the 20-month-old went missing Tuesday and family members later found her.
Robbers knock man unconscious on Capitol Hill; wear masks, show gun in Upper Northwest on Monday
The victim was shot in the face in a McDonald’s parking lot in the Woodbridge area.
Abraham Pishevar “had the kindest, most gentle heart you could imagine,” his father said Tuesday.
Police say the former restaurant employee told her ex-boss to take down an Israeli flag.
A 23-year-old man was shot in the face Monday night in a fast-food parking lot in Woodbridge.
Former Ward 1 Council candidate pleaded guilty for violating the city’s campaign fund rules.
Officer and person from the striking vehicle are taken to hospitals with non-life threatening injuries
Man seriously wounded in shooting after dispute outside McDonald’s in Prince William County
Jenna Portnoy and Steve Hendrix
The soldier who shot herself at Fort Lee has died of a head wound, officials say.
Jacinto Perez, 28, found dismembered in bags at apartment complex where he lived, police say.
A school spokeswoman said neither victim is a student in the public school system.
D.C. Attorney General Nathan: Second Amendment does not protect right to carry firearms in public.
Her car was stolen Sunday from her Capitol Hill neighborhood, but the thief dumped out her paintings.
Authorities said an SUV crossed into lanes in the opposite direction on Brink Road and hit a motorcyclist.
Police say the victim was a 28-year-old man from Laurel.
Duck Tours boat operator saw the car plunge into the river and called police.
Authorities said a man was hit by one of the three cars involved in a crash on Fairfax County Parkway.
Antjuon Onhale Riddick, 36, is charged with first-degree murder in death of Southeast D.C. man.
Three woman assaulted in Mount Pleasant area of D.C.; police say attacks may be related
Incarcerated youth routinely shackled in D.C. Court in practice that differs from other courts in region.
Prince George’s County police are investigating the shooting death of 36-year-old Kenneth Antwan Jones.
Federal authorities had “removed” ticket case involving FBI, but now agrees D.C. is proper forum
Martin Weil and Clarence Williams
Someone who saw the poles sticking out of a box truck at night became suspicious and called police.
Other police labor unions in the area are distancing themselves from the Anne Arundel County officers.
Amber’s mother and the staff at Charles H. Flowers High remember an inspiring, focused girl.
Plane was 75 to 100 feet in air when it crashed moments after take off, fire officials say
Shooting is second time in four days officers in Howard County killed a man with a knife
Martin Weil and Peter Hermann
Two of the shootings have led to deaths.
Police have now rounded up all six men wanted for the gang-related killing of Cesar B. Contreras.
Police say gunmen opened fire from a high school running track and hit people on a basketball court.
Medric ‘Cecil’ Mills died after he collapsed outside a fire station and his pleas for help were ignored.
Lloyd Welch, imprisoned in Delaware for sex crimes, had been at the same mall as the sisters back in 1975.
Howard County police officials also release new details about encounter at Ellicott City home
Five conspirators stole money from three elderly people after luring them into relationships, prosecutors allege.
Antowan Thorne was convicted of conspiracy to distribute, found not responsible for girl’s overdose.
New enforcement cameras have been installed on 20 buses as county students start school next week
The 42-year-old Unionville resident had more than $10,000 worth of marijuana plants, authorities say.
Police charge landlord with hiring someone to scare two tenants.
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.’
Authorities say a man shot another man Wednesday night, then turned the gun on himself.
The teen, who authorities say was mistaken for an intruder by her father, is hospitalized in stable condition.
An 18-year-old from Ashburn faces an involuntary manslaughter charge in Mohammad U. Khalid’s death.
Authorities said one person was taken to the hospital after the Wednesday night gunfire.
Student says the bus trip to Ferguson will be reminiscent of the Freedom Rides of the 1960s.
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