Posts Tagged ‘Crime’

Death Threat Made Against Howard University Students

In an email to students, Howard's president said the university is "aware of the threat."

Eat Me For Breakfast! The Craziest Parts of This Metro Fight Video

Eat me for breakfast!

PoPville vs. Media Critic Councilmember

"The trouble with PoPville is that he’s not reporting."

At Capitol Hill Crime Meeting, Residents Leave Without Immediate Solutions

The First District—which includes Capitol Hill, Navy Yard, Southwest, and parts of downtown—has experienced a 35 percent rise in violent crimes in the previous 30 days compared to last year.

Report: D.C. Youth Arrests at Lowest Level in a Decade

“When we focus wrongly on young people, it distracts us from real solutions to crime.”

Attempted Toddler Kidnapping on Metro Foiled by Passengers

“I don’t have kids, but I think anyone would be pretty concerned about this."

Bowser Doubles Down, Makes Public Show of Support for Lanier

At a press conference Tuesday, the mayor said the police chief “knows this city like few others do," despite the recent criticism she's received from the police union.

Suspect in July Metro Stabbing Will Receive Full Mental-Competency Evaluation

Jasper Spires, the suspect in the July 4 Metro killing of Kevin Sutherland, will receive a full mental-competency evaluation after an initial clinical assessment came back as inconclusive.

Police Chief Shares Crime Stats, Motives in District-Wide Email

“I wanted to make sure that I shared the facts with our community members on violent crime in the city,” the chief writes.

Police Officer Shoots Woman in Clay Terrace

Internal Affairs is investigating.

Mayor, Police Chief Rail Against Gun Violence

Bowser and Lanier addressed the spike in violent crime in the District, focusing on two incidents that occurred in July.

Suspect in Metro Stabbing to Undergo Mental-Competency Evaluation

Jasper Spires was today ordered to receive a mental-competency evaluation and be held in jail until his next hearing.

McDuffie Proposes Stricter Penalties Against ATVs and Dirt Bikes

Will D.C. put a stop to dangerous vehicles on city streets?

New District Crime Site Steps Into Homicide Watch’s Role

Capitol Justice aims to pick up where Homicide Watch left off

Quadruple Murder Suspect in Brooklyn, Police Believe

Suspect worked at victim's company