Crime Scene: Personal Safety

Posted at 05:44 PM ET, 11/14/2011

Spotsylvania man inadvertently shoots self in Giant parking lot

Man reaching for seatbelt fires fatal shot into his hip, police say

By Matt Zapotosky  |  05:44 PM ET, 11/14/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Matt Zapotosky, Personal Safety, Pr. George's

Posted at 01:38 PM ET, 07/05/2011

Potomac boater dies near National Mall fireworks show

Authorities say the man apparently slipped and hit his head and fell into the Potomac River about half a mile south of the Memorial Bridge on Monday night.

By  |  01:38 PM ET, 07/05/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Personal Safety, The District

Posted at 07:49 AM ET, 07/01/2010

McGruff turns 30

McGruff the crime dog is celebrating his 30th birthday Thursday. The friendly canine, who wears a tan trench coat and offers tips to "take a bite out of crime," will celebrate this evening at the National Museum of Crime and...

By Maria Glod  |  07:49 AM ET, 07/01/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Personal Safety, Personal Safety

Posted at 01:15 PM ET, 12/23/2009

Homes robbed while owners shoveled snow

Fairfax police say anyone who still hasn't finished digging out from the snowstorm should be aware they could be targeted by a thief. That happened Monday to a 56-year-old woman who was busy shoveling snow outside her Belle Haven area...

By Maria Glod  |  01:15 PM ET, 12/23/2009 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Personal Safety, Personal Safety, Personal Safety