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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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A Target employee had said he was fired for reporting the deputy’s thefts.
The judge who presided at a D.C. sniper’s trial will handle proceedings in Charles Severance’s case.
Spencer S. Hsu
Maria Herrmann pleaded guilty to wire fraud in taking $193,000 from Points of Light Foundation.
Patrick Brightwell pleaded guilty to dumping storm drain waste into the river instead of a treatment plant.
Victoria St. Martin
Hyattsville man charged with DUI after incident in Greenbelt. Trooper was released from hospital.
Authorities say they found 800 rounds of ammunition, two hatchets and a machete in Omar Gonzalez’s car.
Business owners are asked to review exterior surveillance video for specific images of SUV and minivan
He is charged with sending sexual messages to a teen while he was a volunteer at a Haymarket church.
Dwayne Williams, 29, faces first-degree murder charges in killing of Ronald Deacon Smith, 27.
The Chengs tried to make illegal payments to two public officials to start a taxi and tow-truck business.
Authorities said a 35-year-old Capitol Heights man was arrested on Sunday.
Authorities said the officer has been suspended with pay after Baltimore police charged him on Saturday.
Lasana K. Mack, treasurer from 2005 to 2012, was last seen outside his home in Northeast Washington.
A victim’s family must relive a crime 42 years later after a shooter’s first trial is found unconstitutional.
Victim shot on Elvans Road, did not suffer major injuries.
Carol D. Leonnig, Spencer Hsu and Annys Shin
The Secret Service faces tough questions as it reviews security after the breach at the residence.
Device was used by burglars to enter a second-floor window and by police officers to enter back yards.
T. Rees Shapiro
Police said they believe the man was the last to see Graham before she disappeared early in the morning last Saturday.
Martin Weil and Carol D. Leonnig
An unarmed man jumped the fence and reached the mansion minutes after the president had left for Camp David. The intruder was arrested just past the doors.
Three teenagers attacked in the District; one shot, two stabbed in separate incidents
Man allegedly forced a 17-year-old girl to stay inside his home, police said.
One passenger was killed and another critically injured in a collision on a Branch Avenue off-ramp.
Keith L. Alexander
Jorida Davidson was convicted of voluntary manslaughter in the death of Kiela Ryan in 2010.
Michael David Brochu, 54, of Bowie, sentenced Friday in third child-sex abuse case in two years.
Organizers will send out teams Saturday, Sunday to look for Jacob Hoggle, 2, and Sarah Hoggle, 3
Devar Battle was shot multiple times on Sept. 28, 2013. On Thursday, police charged man with killing him.
T. Rees Shapiro and Victoria St. Martin
Authorities said a witness saw a man put his arm around Hannah Graham about 1 a.m. Saturday.
James Bonnett, 65, was given a new trial after Md.’s high court ruled that he and others received unfair trials.
Curtis Farmer and Alexander Passee are charged with murder in the slaying of Michael Davy.
A D.C. Superior Court judge ruled that she be held in the beating death of Xavier Lyles, who died in June.
Officer is taken to hospital with non-life threatening injuries.
Prosecutors added an enhanced hate-crime penalty as part of the simple assault plea.
Crews repaired the water main and reopened the intersection Thursday.
Police said DNA links Victor Alberto Serrano to the attempted abduction of a woman in Woodbridge in March.
Detectives have sought the whereabouts of Sheila Lyon, 12, and Katherine Lyon, 10, for 39 years.
In a letter to Harry M. Reid, Lee F. Satterfield says the vacancies have become a hardship on Family Court.
Lamont Deshawn Terry, 39, agrees to plead guilty to second-degree murder in cold-case slaying from 1992.
Krzysztof Wasik, 45, parked his truck near the White House in April 2013 and said there was a bomb inside.
Ian Duncan | The Baltimore Sun
The video was turned over to The Baltimore Sun after the victim in the attack filed a lawsuit.
Police say child died in June from multiple blunt-force injuries; mother held on first-degree murder charge.
Incident emanated from an ongoing feud, police said.
Davon A. Wallace, wanted since the child’s fatal shooting in August, was arrested in the District.
Charles Severance made his first court appearance in the city where prosecutors say he killed three people.
Two women, one man are stabbed after a dispute in Arlington turned violent late Monday, police said.
Authorities asked residents to search property for signs of Catherine Hoggle’s two children.
Bareket Haile was crossing Georgia Avenue at about 3:17 a.m. on Sunday when he was hit by a car.
Deandria Monique Conyers died of an apparent gunshot wound.
Prosecutors examine whether Pitts was attempting to sell any of the 5,000 pills found in his apartment.
D.C. police returned to the area after receiving a tip about the missing 8-year-old.
Maryland State Police said he drove a Ford Explorer in the highway’s shoulder and hit a parked car.
He will remain under the supervision of the D.C. Department of Youth Rehabilitation Services until he is 18.
Officials dropped charge used to arrest Charles Severance, since indicted for murder in Alexandria.
The officer, who had been on a department probationary period, was suspended with pay.
Martin Weil and Victoria St. Martin
Montgomery mother is in custody, but police say there’s no solid information about her kids, ages 2 and 3.
Carl Hiott of the U.S. Park Police and D.C. Officer Dorian DeSantis killed the Navy Yard gunman.
A man was struck and killed at about 3:17 a.m. Sunday.
Catherine Hoggle, who had been missing for days along with two of her children, was found late Friday night.
Activists see Marvin Gaye Park as the potential jewel of Northeast, but it remains a hub of the city heroin trade.
Dan Morse and Martin Weil
Catherine Hoggle was being questioned late Friday by police.
Hundreds imprisoned since 1985 claim parole changes in 2000 added years to sentences after the fact.
The police search for Catherine Hoggle, who is mentally ill, and two of her children enters fifth day.
A man was shot and wounded late Friday afternoon in a barber shop on New York Avenue NW.
The 31-year-old victim, Akinwole Olu Williams, wanted to create a jobs program for young people.
Peter Hermann and Amy Brittain
A 77-year-old collapsed of an apparent heart attack near a fire station but was denied help.
Three prominent attorneys in the city selected to represent Charles Severance.
Prince George’s police say a woman was walking on a wooded trail when she was sexually assaulted.
Sonya Spoon is accused of suffocating her two toddlers at their Cheverly home.
Troy Turner, a Montgomery father, searches for his missing children and their mother, his girlfriend.
Deputy Corrections Director Carolyn Cross killed in similar way as another Alexandria woman who lived nearby.
A police spokeswoman says the male was pronounced dead soon after police found him around 6:30 p.m.
A bomb-sniffing dog alerted on the vehicle around 2:45 p.m. Thursday. Other gates remained open.
The move comes after a series of exonerations stemming from flawed forensic evidence.
Officers told the man, a Washington Post employee, to stop recording an arrest and leave the scene.
Tourniquets and bandages are included as part of a new training program.
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