Washington, DC Crime
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Recent Crime News
15 hrs ago | via The Washington Post
District police on Monday arrested Corey Saxton, 20, in connection with last week's shooting of a man who was found dead in the back seat of a car that had crashed on a residential street in Northwest Washington's Brightwood Park. Comment?
20 hrs ago | via The Papillion Times
Nebraska basketball has entered a new world. A world bad for the arena floor. Bad for the ear drums. Comment?
Thursday Mar 6 | via CNN
Ballistic tests show bullets that killed a suburban Washington woman last month are similar to those in two other unsolved killings, police in Virginia said Thursday. Comment?
Tuesday Mar 4 | via Cleveland.com
Three people, including a woman with an extensive criminal history, are facing first-degree felony charges that accuse them of stealing $1,500 in designer purses from T.J. Maxx and hitting a security guard with their car while trying to flee. Comment?
Tuesday Mar 4 | via WUSA-TV Washington
D.C. police is seeking the public's assistance in identifying and locating several persons of interest in connection to a Feb. WASHINGTON -- D.C. police is seeking the public's assistance in identifying and locating several persons of interest in connection to a Feb. 20 theft on M Street, NW. Comment?
Friday Feb 28 | via CBS Local
Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson testifies during a hearing before the House Homeland Security Committee on Feb. 26, 2014 on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C. WASHINGTON - New Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson is reviewing the department's use of force policies, a Homeland Security official said Friday. Comment?
Friday Feb 28 | via WUSA-TV Washington
Police say 19-year-old Tykia Dickerson was found lying on the sidewalk near an apartment complex. Comment?
Tuesday Feb 25 | via WUSA-TV Washington
Five months since the Navy Yard shooting, shots rang out at another DC military installation. Comment?
Monday Feb 24 | via The Washington Post
The U.S. Marshals Service was alerted Dec. 18 that Eric Izlar, 42, had walked away from a staff member and left the hospital grounds. Comment?
Sunday Feb 23 | via The Afro American Newspaper
Maryland Sen. Barbara Mikulski wants to give control back to consumers when it comes to protecting personal and financial information stored on mobile devices by requiring manufacturers to install a "kill switch" that would render phones useless if stolen. 5 comments
Sunday Feb 23 | via Frozen Tropics
More info from MPD on the shooting in the 400 block of Florida Ave: Homicide in the 400 block of Florida Avenue, NE - Detectives from the Metropolitan Police Department's Homicide Branch are investigating a homicide which occurred in the 400 block of Florida Avenue, Northeast. Comment?
Saturday Feb 22 | via Examiner.com
A woman was discovered murdered, strangled to death, in her apartment Thursday night and police are looking for the suspect. Comment?
Thursday Feb 20 | via The Washington Post
D.C. police are seeking two men in connection with an attempted sexual assault and robbery of a juvenile girl that occurred late Wednesday afternoon in Northwest Washington. Comment?
Thursday Feb 20 | via WMAL-AM Washington
"We can get done shooting on a day and I'll come home and turn on the news, and I'll think, you know, our storylines are not that crazy," Spacey said in a recent interview on ABC News' This Week. Comment?
Wednesday Feb 19 | via NorthJersey.com
Malika Saada Saar is special counsel on human rights at the Raben Group and director of the Human Rights Project for Girls. Comment?
Wednesday Feb 19 | via NBC Washington
Police are now investigating whether six armed robberies during the past several weeks are related -- including two robberies of a Northeast Washington liquor store. Comment?
Monday Feb 17 | via Washington Times
Bowing to pressure from the National Rifle Association , the Missouri Senate took steps Monday night to strip a provision requiring gun owners to report stolen firearms from a broad gun rights bill. Comment?
Saturday Feb 15 | via TBD.com
Police have made two arrests in connection with a Friday shooting that sent an 8-year-old girl to the hospital. 2 comments
Wednesday Feb 12 | via TBD.com
Metro Transit Police have arrested a 22-year-old Washington man they've deemed a "cell phone flasher" after he allegedly showed Red Line riders inappropriate photos of himself. Comment?