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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

Low-level federal judges raising the bar for digital evidence

Low-level federal judges raising the bar for digital evidence

Some magistrate judges say sweeping requests violate constitutional protections.

Jurors recommend death sentence for ex-Marine

Jurors recommend death sentence for ex-Marine

Jorge Torrez was convicted of strangling a Navy petty officer at Arlington’s military base in 2009.

Autistic young man disappears in Alexandria

Autistic young man disappears in Alexandria

Adam Kling left his house Wednesday evening and has not returned, police and relatives say.

Police say teens shot outside National Zoo were targeted

Police say teens shot outside National Zoo were targeted

Authorities said they had monitored potential violence on social media prior to Easter Monday’s incident

Catholic University students tied up in burglary

Catholic University students tied up in burglary

Police say three men armed with guns, including an assault rifle, stole wallets and cellphones.

Arrest made in robbery that left cash in the streets

Arrest made in robbery that left cash in the streets

Melvin Ranard King, 46, was arrested in connection with the Upper Marlboro bank robbery on April 8.

Man killed in Germantown house fire

A woman in the house on Jamieson Place survived. The fire’s cause is under investigation.

Dog sniffs out airport traveler with bulk of cash

Dog sniffs out airport traveler with bulk of cash

Dog for U.S. Customs and Border Protection catches traveler carrying $25,000 in cash at Dulles Airport.

After two shooting incidents near zoo
in a week, neighbors want answers

After two shooting incidents near zoo <br>in a week, neighbors want answers

At a packed meeting, residents call for more security, and some urge an end to an annual family day event.

Extradition ordered of ‘person of interest’ in N.Va. killings

Extradition ordered of ‘person of interest’ in N.Va. killings

Seven-day delay granted to attorneys for Charles Severance, who faces a gun-possession charge in Loudoun.

‘Does a lion feel remorse when it kills a hyena?’

‘Does a lion feel remorse when it kills a hyena?’

In taped conversation, ex-Marine in death-penalty case insists he feels no guilt in killings of two young girls.

Chris Brown’s trial delayed: What happens next?

Brown’s attorney’s hoped his bodyguard would testify for his boss. That didn’t happen. Now what?

Pr. George’s honors two women for heroic actions

For the first time, the top fire department honors in the county go to two women.

Officer honored for trying to save man from burning SUV

Officer honored for trying to save man from burning SUV

Pr. Geo.’s Capt. John Boesman tried to pull a man from a flaming SUV, and was injured in the attempt.

Chris Brown trial continued...again

Chris Brown trial continued...again

The misdemeanor assault trial was scheduled to start in D.C. Superior Court at 9:30 a.m. Wednesday

Police investigate two shootings in Southeast D.C.

The two cases are not believed to be related.

Va. drug suspect LaFonzo French arrested in Minnesota

French, who escaped from police in Virginia shortly after his arrest last summer, was cornered in Minnesota.

Police search for motive in shooting outside National Zoo

Police search for motive in shooting outside National Zoo

Grandmother of one victim says she thinks he was targeted.

Police investigate assaults on trails in the D.C. region

Police investigate assaults on trails in the D.C. region

Officials don’t believe that the incidents, from Rosslyn to Takoma Park to Glover Park, are linked.

Trial delayed for MetroAccess driver accused of sex assault

Ezra Porter, Jr., 51, is accused of stopping a MetroAccess vehicle and assaulting a female passenger

Employee stole $144,000 from education non-profit

Accounting clerk pleaded guilty to creating false expense reports and paying herself $144,000

Hyattsville man sentenced to 3 years in fatal 2013 crash

Josue Balbino Ruiz Reyes fled after crash on the Baltimore-Washington Parkway, prosecutors said.

D.C. prison guard arrested on bribery charges

Darren Malry is charged with allegedly taking bribes to smuggle contraband for an inmate.

Thief nabs parakeets and eggs in Manassas

The birds and their white wire cage were stolen last week, police said.

Possible serial groper assaulting women in shopping areas

The man may have groped seven women in busy shopping areas of Bailey’s Crossroads.

Fairfax police search for man accused of sexual assault

Fairfax police search for man accused of sexual assault

Police said a 15-year-old girl claims she was sexually assaulted by the man on numerous occasions.

A new round of legal wrangling for McDonnell and wife

The couple allegedly lent the prestige of the governor’s office to businessman Johnny R. Williams

Two wounded in shooting near National Zoo

Two wounded in shooting near National Zoo

Visitors attending an annual holiday event at the zoo reported hearing gunfire across the street.

Alexandria woman charged with causing mother’s death

Woman accused of neglect of her mother, who died last year at age 98.

Jurors to weigh whether ex-Marine should be executed

Jurors to weigh whether ex-Marine should be executed

Man convicted of first-degree murder in killing of fellow service member.

Guilty plea in robberies at Safeway, U.S. 1 Tobacco

Man pleads guilty to federal gun charges; admits involvement in two frightening and violent holdups.

Loudoun authorities warn of LSD-like drug

Three teens recently hospitalized; drug can cause violent behavior, disorientation, seizures and death.

Chris Brown trial delayed until Wednesday

Chris Brown trial delayed until Wednesday

Brown’s bodyguard found guilty of assault in October altercation with fan outside a D.C. hotel.

Air bags stolen from more than 50 cars in Fairfax County

There is an active black market for the safety devices — and a handful of areas have been hit.

Man arrested in attempted sexual assault of 17-year-old

D.C. police say the suspect pushed the victim to the ground in an alley but ran after she screamed.

Two Loudoun County deputies injured in Costco theft case

Police say the suspect slammed his car door on a deputy’s hand and dragged another deputy 60 feet.

Vehicle slams into Forestville CVS

Police say the driver intended to steal the ATM, but did not take it.

3 men shot in Southeast D.C.

Violence occurs near historic Anacostia home of Frederick Douglass.

Three shot in Southeast D.C.

At least one is seriously injured, although all victims are conscious and breathing, police say.

Two Loudoun deputies injured pursuing theft suspect

One deputy has hand slammed in suspect’s vehicle door; another is dragged 60 feet.

Police identify D.C. officer found dead in apartment

No signs of trauma or foul play in case.

Police identify officer found dead in Southeast D.C. apartment

Police said there were no obvious signs of trauma or foul play.

In search for Relisha Rudd, volunteers undeterred

In search for Relisha Rudd, volunteers undeterred

They canvass 4 D.C. locations in hope that missing 8-year-old girl will be found alive.

‘A cold, calculated, sneaky and uncaring burglar’

‘A cold, calculated, sneaky and uncaring burglar’

Raoul “Manny” Hughes, previously a suspect in several killings, was sent to prison for burglary.

Man arrested in fatal stabbing Saturday morning in Southeast

The stabbing occurred on Pomeroy Road in Southeast.

Man killed in Loudoun crash

A pickup truck ran off Route 7 and overturned on Saturday, killing the driver, police said.

Night of revelry ends with 3 people taken to hospitals

Montgomery police said two were stabbed and a third hurt in a fight after a party was shut down in Potomac.

Pepper spray used by women in store theft incident

The shoplifters used pepper spray to aid their escape from a store at the White Flint Mall.

Cellphone thefts surge across region, nation

A Consumer Reports report suggests that cellphone thefts nearly doubled from 2012 to 2013.

Shot fired as police chase car occupants in SE Washington

Officer fires shot as car occupants flee on Southern Avenue after a traffic stop; weapons found in vehicle.

Police identify homeless men found dead near D.C. highway

Police identify homeless men found dead near D.C. highway

People who knew one of the men recall him fondly, but also say he was troubled.

Prosecutor argues for extradition of Charles Severance

The 53-year-old is a “person of interest” in three killings in Alexandria.

Ruling allows D.C. fire chief to change crews’ schedules

Ruling allows D.C. fire chief to change crews’ schedules

Kenneth Ellerbe, who has tried to implement the change since 2011, says the plan will save $38 million.

Marine reservist admits swiping and selling metal at base

Alroy Anthony Simmonds took cartridge cases and ammunition cans from Quantico and scrapped them.

30-year sentence for heroin dealer linked to three deaths

30-year sentence for heroin dealer linked to three deaths

The stiff term prompts Eugene Williams’s relatives to storm out of court and berate the federal judge.

Boy who got hand stuck in escalator released from hospital

Boy who got hand stuck in escalator released from hospital

The 6-year-old’s hand and fingers got caught in a down escalator at Iverson Mall in Prince George’s.

Verdict in trial for Chris Brown’s bodyguard delayed

Verdict was expected Friday afternoon; Chris Brown’s trial scheduled to begin after holiday weekend

Boy’s hand and fingers trapped in a mall escalator

Boy’s hand and fingers trapped in a mall escalator

Rescuers spend more than an hour trying to free boy who was injured at Iverson mall.

Pedestrian killed by train near Greenbelt Metro station

Greenbelt police said at least three trains were stopped in the area as authoritities investigated

Linked in death, by a drug, a dealer and an addiction

Linked in death, by a drug, a dealer and an addiction

Three people died using heroin sold by the same D.C. drug dealer, who was sentenced Friday.

Man guilty in quadruple slaying

Man guilty in quadruple slaying

Darrell Bellard faces a life sentence after a jury convicts him of killing two women and two children.

Man in photos wanted in three bank robberies

Man in photos wanted in three bank robberies

From Jan. 13 to March 28, he allegedly took money from banks in Chevy Chase and D.C.

Driver killed in crash in western Montgomery County

Kenneth James Lovelett’s car crossed opposite lane of traffic, went off the road, hit a pole, and flipped.

Men found dead near D.C. highway likely died from cold

Men found dead near D.C. highway likely died from cold

Police say men’s bodies were found 50 feet apart in a homeless encampment.

Police arrest man in double killing in Southeast

Men shot execution style by gunmen wearing mask, T-shirt covering faces.

Trial for Chris Brown’s bodyguard begins with testimony

Trial for Chris Brown’s bodyguard begins with testimony

The misdemeanor assault trial for Christopher Hollosy began with alleged victim’s testimony

Restaurateur, son plead guilty to offering bribes

Restaurateur, son plead guilty to offering bribes

The pair, known in Chinatown, tried to pay public officials in order to get licenses for a new taxicab company.

Man found fatally shot inside Northeast Washington home

The incident happened in the Queens Chapel area of Northeast DC.

Bodies of two men found under I-295

Bodies of two men found under I-295

D.C. police find no signs of foul play. Cause of death has yet to be determined, but hypothermia is being considered.

Navy Yard wrongful death lawsuit re-filed in Florida court

The modified suit includes details from government’s own investigations.

Police make arrest in July 2013 double homicide

Police charge a 22-year-old District man with two counts of first-degree murder.

Man charged after Tysons Corner standoff

Michael Gordon, 62, has been charged after he “threatened to shoot officers with a weapon.”

Fairfax City’s Rappoport to step down as police chief

The veteran officer will leave in May to join Amtrak’s police force.

Attorney: Release ‘person of interest’ in Alexandria killings

Lawyer says a weapons charge against his client was drummed up to aid the investigation of three deaths.