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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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Air bags were snatched from several vehicles in south Arlington recently, county police say.
The organization moved tons of cocaine into the U.S., say documents unsealed in an Alexandria court.
Dana Hedgpeth and Julie Zauzmer
The incident happened around 7 a.m. on Rest Church Road in northern Frederick County.
Police say man was apparently shot fatally in a homicide
The purchases were made using credit cards from a missing wallet, Montgomery investigators say.
Police said the shooting took place early Friday.
D.C. police announce arrest in July 13 killing of 22-year-old man.
Makayla Darden was caught in the crossfire on a playground on Valentine’s Day.
John Lutz, a former internist, was accused of stabbing a mental health therapist who was treating him.
Robert Ryan McDonnell, 23, was arrested Thursday morning in Virginia Beach.
Matthew Jamaal Brown has been charged with three counts of robbery in the recent thefts.
Police say they are looking for 20-year-old in connection with armed carjacking at New Carrollton Metro
A woman was getting her child out of her vehicle in the garage at New Carrollton when she was carjacked.
Melvin Edenilson Melendez, 21, told emergency responders the child fell out of bed.
Reginald Cooper, 38, will face attempted murder charges, police said.
Mario Cedillo-Santiago was found wounded on Saturday.
Keith L. Alexander
Christopher Hollosy, a bodyguard for singer Chris Brown, was charged with punching a fan trying to take a photo.
Attorneys at hearing haggle over how to handle subpoena of the New York Times’s James Risen.
Police arrest and charge a Centreville man with murder in stabbing that happened over the weekend.
Fire killed one, injured two in house in Franconia section of Fairfax County
The fire broke out just before 10 p.m. in the Franconia area of the county.
County police said a westbound car crossed the center line and struck an eastbound car head on.
Police said after one robbery, the man dashed into a nearby Metro station and hopped a train without paying.
Victoria St. Martin
Authorities said the Rockville-based construction company misused the CBE incentive program.
The 90-year-old man was found dead, his wife critically injured.
MARC-Camden line service was suspended after the accident that killed Ascenscion Guevara.
The victim, Deborah McKinney, was attacked in stairwell of apartment building near Mount Vernon Square
Incident occurred on Northeast Washington campus early Saturday at a trash chute fire.
The child was in the living room of house in Petworth when gunshots erupted on the street.
The incident occurred in the vicinity of the Metro stop at Park Road and East Middle Lane.
A 34-year-old Silver Spring man has been charged with carjacking and assault, Prince George’s police say.
Police said they were treating the matter as an attempted murder/suicide.
Rohan Goodlett’s crimes spurred changes at a Maryland program for mentally ill lawbreakers.
With support from a team of mentors, Monica Watts is working to put a violent past behind her.
County police say one person in a car was killed in a crash involving a stolen ambulance.
Families were displaced after fires in Gaithersburg and Chevy Chase on Saturday night.
Fairfax County police said they have no suspects.
D.C. police are searching for a gunman who fired outside a Ninth Street NW home Saturday night.
One location in Maryland and four in Virginia were robbed in a month with a high incidence rate for the crime.
“Detectives do not believe this is a random act,” police said of the 2 a.m. shooting outside the Safari Lounge.
A 21-year-old Michigan man was charged with felony assault in incident on Florida Avenue NE.
Five others who were inside the Ford F-350 were injured from the wreck late Friday night.
A man was injured when a vehicle rolled off of a flatbed tow truck on Rhode Island Avenue Friday night.
Prosecutors said Kevin Walker shot the Jenkins siblings following an argument.
Dana Hedgpeth and Dan Morse
Christian Jordan, 20, faces sex offense, robbery and kidnapping charges, Montgomery police say.
Police said gunman escaped with a large amount of money.
Two current employees and one former were charged in two holdups at store in Laurel.
The man who died was identified as Channel Johnson, 18, of Southeast Washington.
D.C. police said woman was attacked late Tuesday night in NW Washington
A digest of news from the District, Maryland and Virginia.
Charles Severance claims his lawyer no longer represents him, and a judge orders a mental evaluation.
Animal abuse charges were dropped after a judge ruled that neglect of a pitbull wasn’t abuse.
Police think man tried to abduct a woman near downtown Wheaton about 4 p.m. Thursday.
Fatal shooting of unarmed man by county deputy sparks inquiry, calls for civil rights action.
A mental health evaluation found Omar J. Gonzalez able to stand trial for September incident.
Detectives are investigating whether the suspect might be linked to two other attacks on women.
Kashif Bashir was found not guilty by reason of insanity in the shooting and wounding of Peter Laboy.
School officials said the attack occurred Wednesday in a residence hall.
D.C. prosecutors allege that Claire Rice killed her cousin in 2012 to collect $100,000 in insurance.
Banned from high school sports games in numerous states, he turned up at games last week in Virginia.
Jared Kline was arrested last month on charges of sexually assaulting patients at three D.C. hospitals.
Another victim walked into a hospital near the Maryland line with a gun-related wound.
Moriah Balingit and Dana Hedgpeth
A security specialist believed she had seen a gun on a surveillance camera, but the student carried headphones.
Anne Arundel police say she was brought to the school nurse’s office after feeling ill and acting disoriented.
A boyfriend and girlfriend’s deaths in Arlington, being investigated as a murder-suicide, shock relatives.
Arthur Lee Gaither, 28, was found Tuesday in Southeast Washington suffering from stab wounds.
Amy Brittain and Peter Hermann
Remy Jones repeatedly did not show up for work.
A 23-year-old man went to doctor to be treated for a sinus infection, and says physician assaulted him.
Thermal imaging camera on police helicopter helps find an Accokeek man who wandered into the woods.
How they died was not disclosed, but a police spokesman said neither death resulted from natural causes
On Sunday, there were reports of thefts in three of the city’s seven police districts.
Police say an argument between landlord and his tenant in Maryland left one man dead.
Clifton Bernard, 28, faces 70 years in prison in the killing of ex-girlfriend’s son, 2-year-old Jamir Shipe
Dawit Seyoum is charged with first-degree murder; the step is largely procedural.
D.C. police are also investigating an attempted carjacking in Northwest.
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