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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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The modified suit includes details from government’s own investigations.
Rohan A. Nadkarni
Police charge a 22-year-old District man with two counts of first-degree murder.
Rachel Weiner and Clarence Williams
D.C. police see no signs of foul play, a medical examiner has not yet determined how the men died.
Michael Gordon, 62, has been charged after he “threatened to shoot officers with a weapon.”
The veteran officer will leave in May to join Amtrak’s police force.
Lawyer says a weapons charge against his client was drummed up to aid the investigation of three deaths.
A 43-year-old Maryland man was sentenced Tuesday for breaking into a home in the Burtonsville area.
The suspect has managed to elude authorities by somehow disabling his monitoring device, police say.
The victim contacted authorities shortly after the assault
Dana Hedgpeth and Justin Jouvenal
A man claimed to have a gun in a Tysons apartment complex. Police deployed SWAT teams to the scene.
D.C. police chief addresses concerns after an autopsy shows slain woman had been shot in the back.
Chief spoke on NewsChannel 8 show and says that search continues for the missing 8-year-old girl.
Police said victim had asked another man for directions near Truxton Circle about 4 a.m. on Sunday.
Arelis R. Hernández and Justin Jouvenal
Officials say the shooting of the man on a creek in Anne Arundel County may have been an accident.
George Washington student Carlos Pacanins, 23, dies after being struck by a car in College Park on Friday.
No injuries reported from fire in a commercial building in Rockville.
The shooting occurred early Monday in Southeast Washington near Minnesota Avenue.
The training flights will take place Monday night into Tuesday morning, and Tuesday night into Wednesday.
— Justin Jouvenal and — Martin Weil
A roundup of news from the Washington region.
Police say there were no signs of foul play; believe woman to have been homeless.
Victim said he saw a bonfire party on the shore of Bodkin Creek just before being shot in the abdomen.
Police said the Baltimore man struck a vehicle at a high rate of speed, then was hit by a tractor-trailer.
The man was crossing New Hampshire Avenue just before midnight.
The crash occurred about 7:15 p.m. and tied up the southbound lanes of Interstate 95 near Powder Mill Road.
Internal review of actions in case of missing autistic boy found dead in car last July resulted in new policies.
Montgomery County police arrested him after he fled the country and returned; second suspect at large.
“I’m afraid to walk alone and always have to be in the company of my friends,” victim tells court.
Ann E. Marimow
Concern has been rising across the city about the number of crimes being committed.
A pedestrian was seriously injured when struck by a car late Friday near the University of Maryland in College Park.
Martin Weil and Clarence Williams
One person is dead after an FBI agent was involved in a fatal shooting in Baltimore County.
Clarence Williams and Martin Weil
One person is in custody after a man and woman were shot in a house in District Heights.
Akil Darnell Ings and the victim, Marcus Antonio Jones, were thought to be members of rival gangs.
Dan Morse and Rachel Weiner
An Arlington mother of 3 was killed in the February accident.
Justin Jouvenal and T. Rees Shapiro
Parents, teachers and students seek solace after six students commit suicide in the past three years.
Peter Hermann and Rohan A. Nadkarni
Ellerbe wants to add Medics during high volume periods and to remove a truck and engine from Shaw area.
As Bradford Bishop is added to the FBI Most Wanted list, a retired ranger remembers finding the family bodies.
The 3-year-old dog was stolen by a man with a gun on Tuesday evening, D.C. police said.
Authorities said the suspect is linked to two robberies in Northwest that occurred 10 days apart last May.
Officials prepare for brush fire season across the region
The 28-year veteran is accused of neglect of duty after a dying man was refused help outside a fire station.
More than 30 years ago, William Bradford Bishop allegedly killed his mother, wife and three sons.
The pond is near a family home of a man officials called a “person of interest” in three shootings.
Authorities found the man unconscious just before 7 p.m.
Darrell Bellard, 47, is charged in the 2010 fatal shootings of two women and two children in Prince George’s.
Keith L. Alexander
The U.S. Attorney’s office on Thursday celebrated the bravery of victims, witnesses and officers.
The incident happened around 4 p.m. near the intersection of North Capitol Street and Florida Ave. NE
Police chief expresses frustration that delays in reporting the girl missing have hampered investigation.
A Pr. George’s woman was killed by her ex-husband, who then turned the gun on himself, police say.
The victim was in front of residences on V Street in Southeast. He was pronounced dead at a hospital.
Six houses burglarized Monday near old Walter Reed campus in NW DC; not clear if same people involved
Robert L. Proctor’s wife died in the February fire in NW D.C.
Jurors will return later in the month to determine whether Jorge Torrez should be executed.
Two women who worked at a center in Woodbridge were indicted on dozens of charges.
Missing 8-year-old had mounting absences and contact with social services.
But Holder acknowledges the “awkward” timing of new allegations in the weeks before the election.
Miriam Carey was hit three times in the back, once in the head and once in an arm, an autopsy report says.
Position on bench, which he has held for 30 years, will be highly coveted by Washington lawyers, magistrates.
Man walked into a bank, pulled a gun and demanded money, Prince George’s police say.
Fairfax County police say the description of the suspect is similar to that in other burglaries.
The incident was one of three this month involving reports of possible electronic peeping-Tom attempts.
Anne Arundel police said they got a tip pointing them to a house in District Heights, Md.
Defense attorneys also asked judge to dismiss case that stems from October fight
Officers fired on vehicle containing two men after car hit officer, Pr. George’s authorities say.
Lynh Bui and Dana Hedgpeth
The bus driver, who police believe left the vehicle unattended, is facing several charges.
D.C. police have interviewed a man they thought might have information about the missing girl.
Jorge Torrez is charged with first-degree murder in death of fellow service member at base in Arlington.
Errick Lewis is accused of robbing a man sitting in a car in the casino garage.
Michael Marquis, 32, of Clinton, died when his motorcycle crashed into a car on Indian Head Highway.
An officer shot a man on Sunday who refused to put down a gun, authorities said.
Zach C. Cohen
Their peers have a major role in dispensing imaginative justice to young offenders in Md. jurisdiction.
A memorial is being planned for the 18 law enforcement officers killed in the line of duty.
Monifa Sanford, 21, is charged in the January deaths of two children in Montgomery County.
Authorities need help identifying a man who they say may know something about the missing girl.
27-year-old man dies as a result of injuries suffered during collision in Dale City.
Keith L. Alexander and Harrison Misiko
The 76-year-old D.C. man is charged with intentionally starting a fire to his home that killed his wife in February.
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