Crime was down on the D.C. Metro system by 31 percent in the first quarter of 2014, according to a new report from Metro Transit Police Department. The report compares crime occurring during the first three months of 2014 with the same period in 2013. The decrease was driven by a drop in robberies, snatches of electronic devices, and [...]
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Someone has finally discovered post-racial America's deepest darkest secret: It's racist.
Nsenga Burton of The Root notes that the show What Would You Do?—a gimmicky program that runs sociological experiments, Candid Camera-style—discovered this distressing news when it dispatched two fake bike thieves to a predominantly white park. The scenario produced heinous, [...]
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Think a U-lock is enough protection for a D.C. bike? While being interviewed for the article "Bike Theft: A Victim, a Cop and a Thief on Capitol Hill," which appears in this week's dead-tree version of City Paper, an experienced bike thief suggested: "There's no lock that can't be broke," including the all-mighty U-lock.