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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

Samaritan thwarts kidnapping of girl, police say

The suspect told the girl he was a police officer and tried to pull her toward the back of a shopping area.

McDonnell wants to subpoena materials on a witness

McDonnell wants to subpoena materials on a witness

With former Va. governor’s trial just days away, his attorneys claim the materials might impair her credibility.

Judge weighs probation, detention for youth involved in April zoo shooting

Probation officer, public defender disagree on option for 14 year old. .

Judge sends DC cop to jail for violating bond order

Judge: Samson Lawrence III violated orders to stay away from wife, who he is accused of trying to murder.

Police: Truck driver caused 6-car crash at gas station

Fairfax County police said two people remained in the hospital Friday because of the accident.

Company pursues collections against service members

Company pursues collections against service members

USA Discounters’ easy lending practices conceal a darker underside of court-sanctioned debt collection.

Manassas case rekindles debate over ‘sexting’ penalties

Manassas case rekindles debate over ‘sexting’ penalties

Some say treating the practice under pornography laws is too harsh.

Police: Man who bragged on Facebook about dodging cops gets caught

Police: Man who bragged on Facebook about dodging cops gets caught

Authorities: Man featured in police department’s Facebook page posts comment: ‘Y’all will never catch me...’

Ex-Va. doctor indicted on charges of running ‘pill mill’

Hundreds of patients were given excessive prescriptions for addictive medications, and one person died.

Five in D.C. cited under new marijuana law

Five in D.C. cited under new marijuana law

Possessing one ounce or less of the drug is now a civil fine, not a criminal offense

Man arrested on gun charge at Cannon Building released

Suspect is from South Carolina and is president of a turkey farm. He also is incoming head of pork lobby group

Ex-Redskins Davis surrenders on D.C. assault warrant

Ex-Redskins Davis surrenders on D.C. assault warrant

The former player is accused of assaulting his ex-girlfriend at an Adams Morgan diner.

2 die after tornado strikes Va. campground

2 die after tornado strikes Va. campground

A meteorologist said the storm hit a campground on the Eastern Shore at 8:30 a.m. Thursday.

Alexandria man accused of sexual assault at drugstore

Police say suspect reportedly tried to remove the underwear of a woman in an Alexandria store.

SUV flipped in fatal Fort Washington collision, police say

Authorities said the Honda SUV flipped after it hit another vehicle stopped at a traffic light.

Suspect in D.C. domestic killing arrested in North Carolina

Michael C. Gayle, charged with stabbing Eboni Domally, is the father of one of her children, police say.

Montgomery Police ID officer involved in bank shooting

Police say that Michael Damskey, who has less than 1 year of service, fatally shot a man armed with knife

Two men held in sexual assault of 14-year-old girl in D.C.

Police say one of the suspects met the girl on the Internet site Instagram.

Police arrest man at House office building on gun charge

Police say they found a loaded 9 mm pistol in bag of South Carolina man at the Cannon House Office Building.

Former Redskins player sought on assault charge

Former Redskins player sought on assault charge

Fred Davis, suspended by the NFL in February, is wanted in connection with a June 2 incident in NW D.C.

Man pleads guilty to Arlington hospital rape

A hospital worker in Arlington County pleaded guilty Wednesday to raping a patient in the emergency department.

Six charged with first-degree murder in Suitland stabbing

Police say five young men and a teen girl have admitted some involvement in the death of Amos Jones.

Police arrest man in abduction of child at Metro station

Police arrest man in abduction of child at Metro station

Police say suspect took his daughter from her mother at Southern Avenue station in Hillcrest Heights.

Man pursued by sheriff’s deputy dies after crashing car

The Fauquier County Sheriff’s Office said the suspect’s car reached speeds over 100 mph.

A woman and a juvenile are stabbed in the District

Two stabbed in the District; incident is believed domestic-related, police say

Fire destroys historic church on Md.’s Eastern Shore

No one is injured in the blaze at St. Paul’s Episcopal in Hebron, but damages are estimated at $500,000.

D.C. police use fake robberies to lure criminals

D.C. police use fake robberies to lure criminals

Police say they’re after ‘bad guys’; defense lawyers worry that suspects are talked into committing crimes.

Montgomery police officer fatally shoots man at bank

Police said Donovan Bayton, 54, was displaying a knife and acting erratically.

In domestic dispute, man stabbed dog to death, police say

Dumfries man fought with woman at his home, then allegedly stabbed her pit bull with a kitchen knife, police say.

Two brothers charged in killing of man set to testify at trial

Shar-Ron Mason, 19, was to testify in an assault trial against Bashunn Phillips. Police say Phillips shot him.

New video shows man in store before deadly robbery

James Oh, 76, was beaten in his store on Colorado Avenue NW during a July 4 robbery. He died July 8.

Man charged with leaving mom, 98, in truck at casino

The man spent hours inside Maryland Live while his mother sat alone in 81-degree truck, police say.

Md. autistic twins who were locked in room are moved

Md. autistic twins who were locked in room are moved

A Rockville couple was charged with abusing their 22-year-old sons.

Arlington parole officer accused of sex assault on child

The alleged assault occurred in Woodbridge. Officer is on administrative leave.

Capitol visitors center reopened probe of substance

Investigators determined that the substance found in the hall was not hazardous.

Prince George’s County Police investigate homicide

Investigators are probing a man’s death in Suitland Tuesday after a call for an early morning assault.

Abuse of twin 22-year-old autistic sons alleged

Abuse of  twin 22-year-old autistic sons alleged

A Rockville couple is charged with keeping adult sons in a locked room at night with no light and no furniture.

Man gets 30 years in killing of Ellicott City businessman

The defense and prosecutors allege that the victim’s daughter urged her boyfriend to kill her father.

Man fatally shot friend during prank, attorney says

Mark Ramiro, 30, missed the bulletproof vest his friend, Darnell Mitchell, was wearing.

Man slashes Metrobus driver with knife in Tenleytown

Authorities arrest suspect on assault charge. They say he didn’t want to pay fare. Driver is treated at hospital.

Police seek Woodbridge man wanted for abuse of girls

Police say Jose Reynaldo Villanueva assaulted 4- and 6-year-old girls.

Authorities search for shooter in Northeast murder

D.C. police said Delonta Martin died after a shooting on Minnesota Avenue NE. The shooter fled in a car.

Man exonerated in 1982 D.C. killing

Man exonerated in 1982 D.C. killing

He spent 26 years in prison. The wrongful conviction is the latest in D.C. tied to FBI lab errors.

Police pursue SUV near NSA headquarters

Police pursue SUV near NSA headquarters

After a man accelerated away from a stop near the headquarters, officers chased him on Route 32.

Car strikes house in Manassas, 3 injured

The car hit the front of the first floor of the house, and traveled through the home to the back wall of the house.

Md. state trooper shoots attacking pit bull

When the trooper could not close a blocked door on the dog, she fired at it.

Rash of car tire thefts reported in Northwest

Instead of stealing from the inside of cars, these thieves are going after the outside.

A second chance for a convicted killer

A second chance for a convicted killer

David Belton expected to spend life in prison for fatally shooting a man, but he was released after 40 years.

Residents chase down suspect in D.C. purse snatching

Police congratulate a group that held the man until they arrived. The suspect is charged with robbery.

House staffer arrested on gun charge had 9mm, ammo

Police say he had unloaded handgun and magazine in a bag as he tried to enter Cannon House Office Building.

Woman attacked jogging along path in Fairfax County

Woman attacked jogging along path in Fairfax County

Police have released a composite sketch of a potential suspect.

Head-on car crash kills Va. lawyer

He was killed after a car cross crossed the grass median and collided with his vehicle.

Man held in spate of D.C. bank robberies

Police say the suspect tried to hold up three banks on the same day, two in span of five minutes.

Man fled scene of fatal Brandywine car crash, police say

Prince George’s police: Passenger dead after being thrown from car; driver seen running from the crash.

Beltsville man sentenced to 12 years in 2011 fatal stabbing

Barry Kin Lui, 63, had sought insanity defense; testified he stabbed girlfriend after she took his property

Prince George’s officials believe grill started Clinton fire

A spokesman said the grill was unattended on a back porch and started a fire that left 12 homeless.

Pot suspects’ arrests have bad timing

Pot suspects’ arrests have bad timing

Hours before the relaxed D.C. law took effect, a few residents received jail stays and criminal citations.

D.C. police evacuate NW school after shooting report

D.C. police evacuate NW school after shooting report

Authorities said officers have not been able to find a victim or a gunman at Meridian Public Charter School.

Franconia man is found guilty in slaying of roommate

Eric C. Kweder, once an All-Met athlete, bludgeoned his roommate to death in November 2012.

Body found near Howard University campus

Discovery made in grassy area near running track; police say it appears death was from natural causes.

Police arrest man in four bank robbery cases

Authorities arrest 20-year-old man in four cases in Southeast and Northeast

Justice, FBI delayed telling prosecutors of flawed lab work

“Irreversible harm” done to death-row defendants, says scathing report from Justice’s inspector general.

D.C. police arrest burglary suspect with help of resident

The 17-year-old suspect may have burglarized the same home a month ago, according to a police report

Merchants, residents press police after deadly robbery

Merchants, residents press police after deadly robbery

James Oh, 76, died four days after he was hit in the head on July 4 during a robbery in Northwest Washington.

Bowie man convicted in third child sex abuse trial

Bowie man convicted in third child sex abuse trial

Michael Brochu was found guilty of sexually assaulting an 11-year-old boy at a public pool.

Man arrested after police chase on Baltimore-Washington Parkway

Authorities said the man was avoiding a National Security Administration checkpoint and injured an officer.

Attorneys seek to bar blink ID video from Md. murder trial

Public defenders say video of man blinking at a photo lineup would violate the Sixth Amendment

Man sentenced to 57 years in child abuse case

Montgomery judge calls the case one of the “most horrific” she has seen.

Beltsville man dies after getting hit by a van

Mohammed Toyin Bello, 27, was crossing the street at Muirkirk Road when a van struck him.

Prince William County man found dead in Montclair Lake

Police found Scott Carl Sentz, 45, Tuesday morning. Authorities said his car was parked nearby.

Man probed in Alexandria murders to stand trial in gun case

Man probed in Alexandria murders to stand trial in gun case

He faces an unrelated gun charge in October while Alexandria police investigate three homicides.

Police: D.C. man injured in Maryland car crash has died

The 25-year-old man’s car crossed a double yellow line and struck a tree, according to a police news release.

Md. swim coach signals intent to plead guilty to child abuse

Md. swim coach signals intent to plead guilty to child abuse

If judge accepts deal, founder of Maryland Suburban Swim Club will face 10-year max sentence.

Two men are wounded in Brightwood area of D.C.

Police said the two victims are expected to survive.

Charles Severance indicted by grand jury on gun charge

Charles Severance indicted by grand jury on gun charge

The man Alexandria police are focused on in a homicide probe has been indicted on a gun charge.