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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

Gun rights advocates ask judge to halt new D.C. gun law

Advocates argue city law regulating the ability to carry concealed weapons in public is unconstitutional

Police arrest 19-year-old in fatal shooting of Bowie man

Deon Warren, 19, is accused of killing Mitchell White, 39, a dad trying to break up a fight.

Court hearings for U-Va. suspect moved to December

Court hearings for U-Va. suspect moved to December

Jesse L. Matthew Jr., accused of abduction, reckless driving, expected to have first hearings in two months.

Suspect in U-Va. abduction accused of sex assault at 2 colleges he attended

Suspect in U-Va. abduction accused of sex assault at 2 colleges he attended

Jesse “LJ” Matthew Jr., who was not charged in those cases, left the schools shortly after each allegation.

Vigil planned for boy critically injured outside ‘Fright Fest’

Friends, family of 15-year-old to hold prayer vigil outside of Six Flags, where the teen was attacked

He gave a man 27 years and regretted it. Now this judge wants redemption.

He gave a man 27 years and regretted it. Now this judge wants redemption.

Urging clemency, he wants to undo the “unjust” term he was required to put on a low-level drug player.

Bowie man may have been killed while breaking up teen fight

Bowie man may have been killed while breaking up teen fight

Mitchell White, 39, was fatally shot not far from Bowie High School and a swim club.

Potomac woman’s slaying called ‘senseless and tragic’

Potomac woman’s slaying called ‘senseless and tragic’

Montgomery police believe that an assailant killed woman, sped off in Mercedes and killed himself.

D.C. police investigate shooting death of 13-year-old in NE

D.C. police investigate shooting death of 13-year-old in NE

Authorities have no one in custody and are investigating the shooting as an undetermined death.

‘I think I would be a good, productive member of society’

Charles Vanness was sentenced to life in prison, but he intends to seek clemency and rebuild his life.

6-year-old boy on scooter struck by delivery truck

The boy rode his scooter from his driveway into the street.

Former Bush administration official guilty of assault

Former Bush administration official guilty of assault

Sloan Wilson Rappoport picked up a woman at Va. clothing store and assaulted her, police said.

D.C. police on lookout for black car after youth is shot

Shooting happened in the 200 block of Adams Street NE; stabbing occurred nearby not long after.

Second man arrested in 2011 homicide

In the past two weeks, police have apprehended two suspected killers of Ronald Deacon Smith.

Alleged White House fence-jumper pleads not guilty

Alleged White House fence-jumper pleads not guilty

Omar J. Gonzalez, 42, is accused of jumping the White House fence and making it into the executive mansion.

U-Md. police make arrest in robbery of pizza delivery driver

U-Md. police make arrest in robbery of pizza delivery driver

Authorities filed armed robbery, other charges against 36-year-old Justin Jamal Lewis.

Prince George’s new pink pumper named ‘Courage’

Prince George’s new pink pumper named ‘Courage’

Prince George’s fire department launches breast cancer awareness month with another pink pumper

Man fatally shot near school, swim club in Bowie, Md.

The man was shot and killed Tuesday after an altercation in Bowie, Md., near a school and swim club.

Juvenile shot and killed in Northeast D.C.

Youth shot, fatally wounded in Brentwood Village area of Northeast; a suspect is in custody, police say.

2 suspicious deaths investigated in Montgomery

2 suspicious deaths investigated in Montgomery

A body found in a garage might be linked to a fatal car crash reported moments later just 2 miles away.

Suspect in U-Va. abduction was known as ‘an all-around good person’

Suspect in U-Va. abduction was known as ‘an all-around good person’

Jesse L. Matthew Jr.’s past includes a playful persona in high school and an abrupt departure from college.

Md. teen, in coma after Fright Fest, recovering from surgery

Doctors removed part of the boy’s skull because of increased swelling after the attack at Six Flags.

Man who allegedly breached White House indicted

Man who allegedly breached White House indicted

Omar J. Gonzalez, 42, jumped a White House fence and ran into the executive mansion, authorities said.

Stafford high school teacher charged with sex with student

Erica Lynne Mesa, 27, allegedly had a sexual relationship with a 16- to 17-year-old from February to September.

Before Graham, another student vanished in the night

Before Graham, another student vanished in the night

Police announced a break in the Morgan Harrington case Monday, pushing it back into the spotlight.

Gunman robs pizza delivery driver at U-Md.

Authorities said the robber fled toward Metzerott Road in College Park.

Woman stabbed in attempted Montgomery robbery

Woman is stabbed in Silver Spring in robbery attempt.

Mother of missing children is moved to psychiatric hospital

Mother of missing children is moved to psychiatric hospital

Catherine Hoggle will have further evaluation; family asks Md. governor for Amber Alert in 3-week-old case.

Charles Severance moved from Alexandria to Arlington jail

Charles Severance moved from Alexandria to Arlington jail

Authorities said they moved the murder defendant to avoid the appearance of a conflict of interest.

Suspect detained after shots reported outside embassy

No one was injured, the Secret Service said.

Fighting at Six Flags may have been organized via Twitter

Fifteen-year-old critically injured during incident; witnesses describe ‘panic, mayhem, chaos’ at park.

Police arrest Hyattsville man in connection with ’13 killing

Police arrest Hyattsville man in connection with ’13 killing

Terrence Robert Proctor was charged in the death of Nicole C. Burgess, his alleged partner in a illicit-drug business.

Montgomery police investigate fatal car crash in Olney

A woman died in the Monday morning accident on Route 108,police said.

Anne Arundel police announce arrest in 2013 fatal stabbing

Davidsonville woman and her dog were found dead in her home.

Man accused of shooting Va. officer will argue he was insane

Man accused of shooting Va. officer will argue he was insane

The trial for the cab driver accused of shooting Alexandria police officer Peter Laboy begins Monday.

Ex-officer convicted of beating U-Md. student can have his record cleared

Ex-officer convicted of beating U-Md. student can have his record cleared

“The injustice is incredible,” said the attorney for John McKenna, the student who was assaulted in 2010.

Major car crash at Rockville Pike intersetion; several hurt

Injuries in Saturday night crash on busy Rockville Pike in North Bethesda area; lanes blocked

Three burglaries reported in College Park residential area

Students were victims in at least two of the incidents; all three robberies occurred within a few blocks.

This hacker doesn’t know if the feds want to prosecute him or hire him

This hacker doesn’t know if the feds want to prosecute him or hire him

Muneeb Akhter, 22, created code to add money to major retailers’ gift cards without spending a dime.

Ground broken on Alexandria police memorial

Family members of Alexandria police officer who died on duty break ground on a memorial in their honor.

Man arrested in Toys R Us peeping case

Suspect is accused of putting a cell phone under a bathroom stall in an Anne Arundel store.

Search for missing U-Va. student continued Saturday

Jesse L. “LJ” Matthew was returned to Virginia to face abduction charges in disappearance of Hannah Graham

McDonnell case blamed for slow progress in search for U.S. attorney

The ex-governor’s trial delayed the hunt to fill the high-profile Virginia post permanently, officials say.

Man fatally shot in SE D.C.; police officer wounded

The officer was responding to an unrelated disorderly conduct call when he was shot, police say.

Defense objects to new trial in stabbing death

Defense objects to new trial in stabbing death

Darren Vaughn was acquitted of murder, but prosecutors want a retrial on manslaughter charges.

Ex-police officer charged with child sex abuse found dead

John Warhurst, 43, worked for the Prince George’s County police. Authorities say he committed suicide.

Loudoun authorities investigate anti-Hindu vandalism

Community offers $500 reward to help identify those responsible for the disparaging graffiti seen in Ashburn.

Fire in Ill. traffic control center cancels and delays flights to Chicago

The fire is delaying Chicago-bound flights in the Washington area and affecting the rest of the nation.

Woman fatally struck by bus at Huntington Metro station

Authorities, who did not identify the woman, said she was struck in the station’s parking lot.

In search for missing U-Va. student, police turn to property owners

In search for missing U-Va. student, police turn to property owners

The owner of the restaurant where she was last seen gave a different account of her actions than police.

D.C. man charged in fatal shooting of Southeast woman

Raheem Jones of Northeast is accused of killing Deandria Conyers.

Police: Former D.C. official ID’d as body found in Chillum

Police: Former D.C. official ID’d as body found in Chillum

Lasana K. Mack, 51, had been reported missing. Police believe he committed suicide.

Report: Va. officer used justifiable force in fatal shooting

Loudoun County commonwealth’s attorney finds that Purcellville officer was threatened by suicidal teenager.

Surveillance video helps link suspect to Alexandria killings

Surveillance video helps link suspect to Alexandria killings

A car seen speeding from the Lodato shooting is similar to Charles Severance’s, a search warrant says.

D.C. police will begin wearing body cameras

D.C. police will begin wearing body cameras

Dozens of officers will wear the cameras as part of a six-month, $1 million pilot program.

Man charged with murder after victim of May assault dies

Melvin Kenneth George, 28, was charged with killing Jeffrey Coleman, 46.

Police: Investigators shut down ‘open-air drug market’

Police: Investigators shut down ‘open-air drug market’

Prince George’s police said “The Yard” in Upper Marlboro attracted drug buyers and sellers in the region.

Body found is believed that of missing ex-D.C. treasurer

Body found is believed that of missing ex-D.C. treasurer

Prince George’s police found no foul play in the death of a man thought to be a former District official.

Police chief leads hunt for Va. student with vigor, emotion

Police chief leads hunt for Va. student with vigor, emotion

Timothy J. Longo draws attention as he puts pressure on the person last seen with Hannah Graham, 18.

Montgomery County officer charged with fraud, perjury

Gilbert L. Payne allegedly lied under oath to receive worker’s compensation that he was not owed.

New trial requested in Montgomery County murder case

New trial requested in Montgomery County murder case

Maryland’s chief public defender says that one of his staff attorneys failed to provide a “vigorous defense.”

Child seriously injured by vehicle in Montgomery

Child struck by vehicle, seriously injured in Kensington area of Montgomery County

Former sheriff’s deputy pleads no contest to shoplifting

A Target employee had said he was fired for reporting the deputy’s thefts.

Judge appointed in alleged Alexandria serial killer case

Judge appointed in alleged Alexandria serial killer case

The judge who presided at a D.C. sniper’s trial will handle proceedings in Charles Severance’s case.

D.C. woman gets 10 months in embezzlement from charity

Maria Herrmann pleaded guilty to wire fraud in taking $193,000 from Points of Light Foundation.

Man gets 10 months for dumping Mall wastewater in Potomac

Patrick Brightwell pleaded guilty to dumping storm drain waste into the river instead of a treatment plant.

Md. trooper hit during traffic stop on Capital Beltway

Hyattsville man charged with DUI after incident in Greenbelt. Trooper was released from hospital.

White House fence jumper had ammunition in car, prosecutors say

White House fence jumper had ammunition in car, prosecutors say

Authorities say they found 800 rounds of ammunition, two hatchets and a machete in Omar Gonzalez’s car.

Montgomery police seek video footage in missing kids case

Business owners are asked to review exterior surveillance video for specific images of SUV and minivan

Church volunteer charged with sending explicit messages

He is charged with sending sexual messages to a teen while he was a volunteer at a Haymarket church.

D.C. police make arrest in fatal shooting from 2011

Dwayne Williams, 29, faces first-degree murder charges in killing of Ronald Deacon Smith, 27.

Restaurant owner, son get probation in bribery attempts

Restaurant owner, son get probation in bribery attempts

The Chengs tried to make illegal payments to two public officials to start a taxi and tow-truck business.

Man charged in stabbing death of Southeast woman

Authorities said a 35-year-old Capitol Heights man was arrested on Sunday.

Prince George’s police officer suspended after assault charge

Authorities said the officer has been suspended with pay after Baltimore police charged him on Saturday.