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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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Police search for group of men who opened fire on teenagers as they walked on city street
The twins’ parents have not decided whether they will try to bring the two back into their Rockville home.
Keith L. Alexander
Prosecutors said there was “insufficient evidence” to pursue case against Calvin Willis, 52.
Patients came from Tennessee for cursory examinations and addictive drugs, prosecutors say.
Authorities say 20 children and adults were forced to leave the center.
Complaint: Transit agency’s policy on criminal background screenings is broad, unfair to African Americans.
Victoria St. Martin and Julie Zauzmer
Authorities said the shooter knew the victim, an 18-year-old woman.
Fugitive slipped away Tuesday while jury was deliberating his fate in 2012 robbery.
The teenagers allegedly assaulted two girls, ages 11 and 12, in a Woodbridge home.
Victoria St. Martin
Prince George’s County police said the carjacker was in custody after an attempted getaway.
Fire was reported about 11:50 a.m. in the restaurant near the lion and tiger exhibits.
Peter Hermann and Victoria St. Martin
Officer was responding to a robbery call. Man who was shot was recently released from prison, records show.
Prosecutors accuse a man and his wife of killing his ex-wife, who lived in Germantown.
Spencer S. Hsu
Review of lab unit involved in 45 death-row cases stalled after errors in pre-DNA convictions came to light.
Ann E. Marimow and Peter Hermann
The judge’s stay gives officials time to respond to the ruling that invalidates D.C.’s ban on carrying handguns.
Users can chat with and ask questions of court employees about their cases.
The money was supposed to fund educational programs geared toward preventing underage drinking.
Police said Morris Thweatt wrapped a device in foil and told tellers at three banks that it was a bomb.
Police are investigating the killing of Yewondwosen Hailemarian that occurred Sunday off New York Avenue.
She told police she was assaulted by a man with a knife. They say it was a friend of hers, and she planned it.
What just changed about the city’s main gun law? Can residents carry guns today? What might stop them?
Ann E. Marimow and Clarence Williams
D.C. police ordered not to make arrests on charge of “carrying a pistol without a license.”
The son of Poe Middle School’s former principal had been accused of receiving stolen goods.
Sheriff’s office said he came to Calvert hospital complaining of pain and left with wireless printer.
The suspect, Cola Winbone Beale, called a church member about incident; the message was passed on to police.
Officers found the man early Sunday, and detectives are investigating his death as a homicide.
Three men seriously injured, one critically hurt after vehicle overturns and hits a tree.
Detectives investigate the homicide of a woman found dead Sunday morning at a Gaithersburg residence.
Martin Weil, Clarence Williams and Julie Zauzmer
Judge Frederick J. Scullin declared the ban unconstitutional and ordered a halt to enforcement.
No fatalities reported in the overnight incidents.
Arrest made Saturday after woman claims assault by Uber car service driver on Rhode Island Avenue
Reflections on a Montgomery County case in which parents are charged with abuse of autistic adult twins.
Bang at Tysons scatters some shoppers; noise apparently made by trash can, authorities say
More than 20 people were demonstrating against REI and the North Face over labor practices.
Man, found dead on Savannah Street shortly after midnight on Saturday, had multiple gunshot wounds.
Martin Weil and Clarence Williams
The suspect told the girl he was a police officer and tried to pull her toward the back of a shopping area.
Matt Zapotosky and Rosalind Helderman
With former Va. governor’s trial just days away, his attorneys claim the materials might impair her credibility.
Probation officer, public defender disagree on option for 14 year old. .
Judge: Samson Lawrence III violated orders to stay away from wife, who he is accused of trying to murder.
Fairfax County police said two people remained in the hospital Friday because of the accident.
USA Discounters’ easy lending practices conceal a darker underside of court-sanctioned debt collection.
Some say treating the practice under pornography laws is too harsh.
Authorities: Man featured in police department’s Facebook page posts comment: ‘Y’all will never catch me...’
Hundreds of patients were given excessive prescriptions for addictive medications, and one person died.
Possessing one ounce or less of the drug is now a civil fine, not a criminal offense
Suspect is from South Carolina and is president of a turkey farm. He also is incoming head of pork lobby group
Peter Hermann and Keith L. Alexander
The former player is accused of assaulting his ex-girlfriend at an Adams Morgan diner.
Victoria St. Martin and Mary Pat Flaherty
A meteorologist said the storm hit a campground on the Eastern Shore at 8:30 a.m. Thursday.
Police say suspect reportedly tried to remove the underwear of a woman in an Alexandria store.
Authorities said the Honda SUV flipped after it hit another vehicle stopped at a traffic light.
Michael C. Gayle, charged with stabbing Eboni Domally, is the father of one of her children, police say.
Police say that Michael Damskey, who has less than 1 year of service, fatally shot a man armed with knife
Police say one of the suspects met the girl on the Internet site Instagram.
Police say they found a loaded 9 mm pistol in bag of South Carolina man at the Cannon House Office Building.
Fred Davis, suspended by the NFL in February, is wanted in connection with a June 2 incident in NW D.C.
A hospital worker in Arlington County pleaded guilty Wednesday to raping a patient in the emergency department.
Lynh Bui and Julie Zauzmer
Police say five young men and a teen girl have admitted some involvement in the death of Amos Jones.
Police say suspect took his daughter from her mother at Southern Avenue station in Hillcrest Heights.
The Fauquier County Sheriff’s Office said the suspect’s car reached speeds over 100 mph.
Two stabbed in the District; incident is believed domestic-related, police say
No one is injured in the blaze at St. Paul’s Episcopal in Hebron, but damages are estimated at $500,000.
Ann E. Marimow
Police say they’re after ‘bad guys’; defense lawyers worry that suspects are talked into committing crimes.
Police said Donovan Bayton, 54, was displaying a knife and acting erratically.
Dumfries man fought with woman at his home, then allegedly stabbed her pit bull with a kitchen knife, police say.
Shar-Ron Mason, 19, was to testify in an assault trial against Bashunn Phillips. Police say Phillips shot him.
James Oh, 76, was beaten in his store on Colorado Avenue NW during a July 4 robbery. He died July 8.
The man spent hours inside Maryland Live while his mother sat alone in 81-degree truck, police say.
Dan Morse and Karen Chen
A Rockville couple was charged with abusing their 22-year-old sons.
The alleged assault occurred in Woodbridge. Officer is on administrative leave.
Investigators determined that the substance found in the hall was not hazardous.
Investigators are probing a man’s death in Suitland Tuesday after a call for an early morning assault.
A Rockville couple is charged with keeping adult sons in a locked room at night with no light and no furniture.
The defense and prosecutors allege that the victim’s daughter urged her boyfriend to kill her father.
Mark Ramiro, 30, missed the bulletproof vest his friend, Darnell Mitchell, was wearing.
Authorities arrest suspect on assault charge. They say he didn’t want to pay fare. Driver is treated at hospital.
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