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D.C. police, Howard University to host community forums on law enforcement

Sessions over Zoom will be in all eight wards as efforts to reimagine policing intensify.
  • Apr 10, 2021

Officer struck by vehicle at Capitol died of blunt force injuries to head, medical examiner says

Death of Capitol Officer William ‘Billy’ Evans is ruled a homicide.
  • Apr 8, 2021

Man who died in D.C. fire was assistant professor at George Washington University

Paul Tschudi, 73, was a grief counselor and Vietnam War veteran.
  • Apr 8, 2021

Two dead in Takoma Park after off-duty Pentagon police officer fires gun during alleged car break-in

The shooting occurred Wednesday morning at the Takoma Overlook Condominium, police said.
  • Apr 7, 2021

D.C. medical examiner releases cause of death for four people who died during Capitol riot

In addition to Ashli Babbitt, who was fatally shot by a police officer, two people died of natural causes and another of drug intoxication.
  • Apr 7, 2021

Man dies after police in Virginia pursue vehicle into District following reports of gunfire in Old Town

Police said the driver jumped off a highway overpass and, during his arrest, a federal officer deployed a stun gun.
  • Apr 7, 2021

Man dies in fire in Brookland neighborhood of Northeast Washington

Fire officials say a dog also died in the Monroe Street fire.
  • Apr 7, 2021

Four people hurt in shooting in Benning neighborhood of Northeast Washington

Police said three men and one woman suffered injuries not believed to be life-threatening.
  • Apr 6, 2021

Spate of fatal shootings pushes up D.C.’s homicide count

The mayor said she plans to meet with police for a “deep dive” into some of the killings.
  • Apr 5, 2021

Police charge man in connection with triple shooting in Southeast Washington

The shooting occurred about 10:45 a.m. on Friday near Congress Heights.
  • Apr 3, 2021