Latest from Paul Duggan

D.C. man charged with murder, DUI in fatal crash near Logan Circle

Meanwhile, in a separate alleged drunken driving case in the District, a 3-year-old girl was critically hurt, police said.
  • Jun 14, 2021

Husband of woman fatally shot in Capitol riot sues to get investigative files

Ashli Babbitt was shot Jan. 6 by a U.S. Capitol Police officer who was later cleared of any wrongdoing.
  • Jun 9, 2021

Girl, 13, pleads guilty to second-degree murder in fatal D.C. carjacking

She and her 15-year-old accomplice, who also admitted guilt, face possible confinement in a youth detention center.
  • Jun 3, 2021

Judge approves settlement of decades-old lawsuit over D.C. foster care

Filed in 1989, the class-action case led to wholesale changes in child-protective services.
  • Jun 1, 2021

Bowser launches review of troubled D.C. crime lab, will outsource work during assessment

A newly appointed interim director will seek to restore credibility to the Department of Forensic Sciences.
  • 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

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

Mother of missing D.C. baby no longer facing murder allegation

Ladonia Boggs is now charged with disposing of evidence; her 2-month-old son has not been found.
  • 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

Girl, 15, pleads guilty to murder in fatal carjacking of Uber Eats driver in D.C.

A case is pending against a 13-year-old girl also charged in the incident.
  • May 11, 2021