Crime Scene: Politics

Posted at 12:15 AM ET, 01/15/2013

Attorney beats speed-camera ticket

One of the nation’s most well-known sporting venue hecklers went to court Monday and turned his sights on a new opponent: A Montgomery County speed camera. And he won.

By Dan Morse  |  12:15 AM ET, 01/15/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Politics, NoVa

Posted at 06:25 PM ET, 02/29/2012

Police: Officer who pulled over councilwoman did not have time to pace her

Sources say a camera shows cruiser traveling 108 mph and not gaining on Karen Toles’s SUV.

By Matt Zapotosky  |  06:25 PM ET, 02/29/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Matt Zapotosky, Pr. George's, Politics

Posted at 03:17 PM ET, 09/29/2011

Biden touts jobs bill in visit to Alexandria Police Department

Vice President Joe Biden visited the Alexandria Police Department’s headquarters Thursday to discuss the effects Presdident Obama’s proposed $447 billion jobs bill would have on public safety personnel.

By Maggie Fazeli Fard  |  03:17 PM ET, 09/29/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Alexandria, Politics

Posted at 07:10 AM ET, 05/10/2011

Some charges dropped against Currie

Federal prosecutors have dropped nearly half of the bribery charges against state Sen. Ulysses Currie, chopping seven counts that were connected to an outdated legal theory.

By Baltimore Sun  |  07:10 AM ET, 05/10/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Pr. George's, Politics

Posted at 02:27 PM ET, 08/06/2010

DNA analysis aids arrests in Md.

Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley (D) announced Friday that the state has arrested 267 suspected criminals after clearing a backlog of more than 24,000 unanalyzed DNA samples his administration inherited upon taking office in 2007. The announcement, made at police headquarters...

By Washington Post Editors  |  02:27 PM ET, 08/06/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Politics, Politics