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Ex-federal prosecutors in Chandra Levy murder case dispute allegations they withheld information on key witness

At hearing before D.C. lawyer ethics panel, former prosecutors testify about handling of high-profile case
  • May 28, 2021

At D.C.’s troubled crime lab, job status of director remains unclear

After announcing Jenifer Smith’s resignation, the city won’t say whether she has left.
  • May 27, 2021

Howard University renames College of Fine Arts after alum, actor Chadwick Boseman

Walt Disney Co. Chairman Bob Iger will oversee fundraising for an endowment named after “The Black Panther” star and a new fine arts building on Howard’s campus.
  • May 26, 2021

Director of D.C.’s troubled crime lab resigns after scathing audit report

The agency botched a ballistics exam in a murder case, then “misrepresented” its mistake, a panel of experts found.
  • May 20, 2021

Former prosecutors in 2010 Chandra Levy murder trial face ethics hearing

Lawyers challenge allegation they failed to turn over evidence that led to questions about credibility of key witness.
  • May 17, 2021

Released early after a murder conviction, D.C. man is charged in new homicide

A controversial District law allowed Darrell Moore to go free decades before his parole eligibility.
  • May 12, 2021

Howard University names actress and alumna Phylicia Rashad as dean of College of Fine Arts

A 1970 graduate of Howard, the award-winning actress returns as dean of the school’s College of Fine Arts.
  • May 12, 2021

Three arrested in connection with fatal shooting of pregnant Maryland woman

J’Lyn Quinones, 18, was fatally shot April 20 as she crossed a Capitol Heights street. Her unborn baby was delivered at a hospital.
  • Apr 25, 2021

D.C. pastor misused $1.5 million in pandemic relief loans, federal prosecutors allege

Authorities accuse Rudolph Brooks Jr. of using the money to purchase luxury cars and property.
  • Apr 25, 2021

U.S. Capitol Police officer cleared of wrongdoing in fatal shooting of Ashli Babbitt during Capitol attack

Babbitt’s killing became one of the defining moments of the mob action on Jan. 6, after graphic videos of her shooting spread across social media and were replayed by news outlets.
  • Apr 14, 2021
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