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InvestigationHoming in on D.C. homicides
Cheryl W. ThompsonIn an age of decreasing crime, homicide convictions can still be tough to come by.
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Capitol and Prince George’s police departments utilize dogs that learned to detect bombs in war zones.
Woman was in crosswalk when struck by speeding van, according to D.C. police.
A trooper struck two brothers as they tried to cross a busy highway on the Eastern Shore late Friday.
Occupants of the Forestville house, including an 88-year-old, are found safe.
Oklahoma City police say Anthony Rackley grew weary of an associate’s efforts to blackmail him over his past.
A woman was killed in a D.C. hit-and-run Friday night, police say; a motorist was taken into custody.
Lewis Jackson, 37, pleaded guilty to second-degree sexual abuse and was sentenced to five years in prison.
Josh Andrew Greenberg, 28, worked at a Montgomery County middle school.
Craig Patterson, an Arlington sheriff’s deputy, is charged in the death of 22-year-old Julian Dawkins.
Police say the 44-year-old woman was struck by a truck while crossing I Street in Southeast Washington.
Ann E. Marimow and Matt Zapotosky
The family of Mary Frances DeLorenzo Knight says the Navy was negligent in not stopping the gunman.
Lynh Bui and Leah Binkovitz
Police say the killings — one late Thursday, the other Friday morning — do not appear to be linked.
Victim was found wounded in front of Nalle Elementary School at 3:20 a.m. and died at an area hospital.
Argument between two men appears to have led to Wednesday’s shooting spree outside a shoe store in NE.
A judge said she was moved by Walter Douglas’s long criminal record in imposing the stiff prison term.
Benefit concerts are already scheduled for Friday in Alexandria and for Saturday in Virginia Beach.
Montgomery County police say a Frederick man brought a revolver and drug paraphernalia to school campus.
Firefighters rescued a woman from a burning building.
Detectives got a “hit” on fluid taken from the crime scene, an apartment in Congress Heights.
Police say the suspect was identified by witnesses and at least one victim.
Dan Morse and Dana Hedgpeth
Police search for assailants after what they think was a home invasion in Aspen Hill.
A third person admitted helping get state IDs for illegal immigrants by bribing a Va. DMV employee.
The townhome in the Alexandria section of Fairfax County was a total loss.
Police said crash occurred at 8th and I streets SE shortly before 11 a.m.
Two assaults occurred Oct. 29 in the Chillum area, on Belcrest Road near Northwestern High School.
Police said victim was shot multiple times, ran five blocks before he collapsed.
Two men were armed with handguns, the third with a knife, according to police.
No injuries were reported, but the blaze displaced about 20 people.
Leah Binkovitz and Lynh Bui
Chief Cathy L. Lanier said four people were wounded, two seriously, outside a shoe store on Minnesota Avenue.
Two men charged with first-degree murder in connection with a fight that left one man dead.
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