LOCAL CRIME & PUBLIC SAFETY

Secret Service officer assaulted outside White House, agency says

Man detained after assault on Secret Service officer outside White House.

By Peter HermannAugust 9, 2022

Man fatally shot in Bowie, police say

The incident occurred in the 6200 block of Gabriel Street in Bowie, police said.

By Jasmine HiltonAugust 9, 2022

Woman killed, man hurt in Maryland

Officials said two people were injured, one fatally, in an incident in Upper Marlboro, but police gave no details of how the two were hurt.

By Dana HedgpethAugust 9, 2022

Two children wounded in shooting in Northeast Washington

A 3-year-old girl and a 13-year-old boy were shot Monday night, D.C. police said.

By Martin WeilAugust 9, 2022

Police in Maryland arrest ‘Old Man Bandit’ with history of robberies

Steven Gregory Gass, 67, has been arrested again after being released from prison for bank robbery in Florida, according to police.

By Jasmine HiltonAugust 8, 2022

Family of Anton Black settles wrongful-death suit with Md. police

Three Eastern Shore towns will pay $5 million and institute changes in policing to prevent more officer-involved deaths.

By Ovetta WigginsAugust 8, 2022

Man is fatally shot in Prince George’s

A man was fatally shot Sunday evening in Prince George's, police said.

By Martin Weil and Jasmine HiltonAugust 8, 2022

Motorcyclist dies after crash in Dumfries

Police said the motorcyclist died of injuries suffered Sunday in a crash in Prince William County involving an SUV and a pickup truck.

By Dana HedgpethAugust 8, 2022

Falling light fixture mistaken for gunfire sparks panic at Tysons, police say

No evidence of gunfire or injuries were found, police said.

By Daniel Wu and Vanessa G. Sánchez August 7, 2022

Strangers huddled together under a tree. Then lightning struck.

The blast killed a retired couple from Wisconsin and a bank official from California. A woman raising money for refugees was badly wounded but survived.

By William Wan, Daniel Wu and Vanessa G. Sánchez August 7, 2022

Five hurt after police chase ends in crash involving D.C. Circulator bus

Police were chasing a vehicle they said had been carjacked.

By Vanessa G. Sánchez August 7, 2022

Teenager in critical condition after fire in Southeast D.C.

The fire occurred at a three-story duplex in Congress Heights.

By Daniel WuAugust 7, 2022

Two landscapers are killed. Some say suspect should’ve been locked up.

Months before the shooting, prosecutors dropped a gun case against the suspect when a police search was ruled unconstitutional and evidence was suppressed.

By Salvador RizzoAugust 6, 2022

D.C. police release body-camera video from officer in fatal shooting

The footage does not show what threat, if any, prompted the deadly force in a Northwest D.C. neighborhood last week.

By Peter HermannAugust 5, 2022

Three people dead after lightning strike Thursday near White House

Four people had been critically hurt in the strike in Lafayette Square. One remains in critical condition, police said.

By Peter Hermann, Jason Samenow and Paul DugganAugust 5, 2022

Police claimed they’d averted a mass shooting. Now it’s not so clear.

Prosecutors in Richmond, Va., say investigators do not have evidence of a possible plot targeting a specific amphitheater, despite what police claimed.

By Justin JouvenalAugust 5, 2022

17-year-old dead after being pulled from Potomac River

A man has died after D.C. police say they pulled him from the Potomac River on Friday morning.

By Omari DanielsAugust 5, 2022

Retired D.C. police lieutenant charged in shooting of library officer

After the shooting at a training session at a library branch in Southeast D.C., the retired officer has been charged with involuntary manslaughter.

By Emily Davies, Peter Hermann and Keith L. AlexanderAugust 5, 2022