Bowser and Lanier addressed the spike in violent crime in the District, focusing on two incidents that occurred in July.
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Jasper Spires was today ordered to receive a mental-competency evaluation and be held in jail until his next hearing.
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Capitol Justice aims to pick up where Homicide Watch left off
Suspect worked at victim's company
Staffer allegedly intended to trade drugs for sex
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Twenty years later, police and FBI memorialize the victims of a shootout at MPD headquarters in 1994.
Barry Freundel has been the rabbi at Kesher Israel since 1989.
Crime on subways and buses is at a five-year low through the first half of 2014.
The owner of a 16th Street Heights corner store has died after being beaten in a July 4 robbery at the store, according to the Metropolitan Police Department.
James Oh, the owner of the Gold Corner Grocery & Deli at 5501 Colorado Ave. NW, and his wife Soonai Oh were both assaulted during the Friday robbery. James [...]
Police are investigating six robberies along the Eastern Avenue corridor and side streets in Ward 7 in which five of the victims are transgender women, many of them sex workers on that street, which is known as a destination for prostitution. The robberies occurred between June 10 and June 18 between 2 and 6 a.m.
Metropolitan Police Chief Cathy Lanier posted [...]
Unless Congress objects, in July the Marijuana Possession Decriminalization Amendment Act of 2014 will take effect in D.C. But to say that pot will be decriminalized in the District would be an oversimplification. While possession will be reduced to a $25 civil fine, you still won’t be able to walk around with a lit joint. [...]
D.C. police have no new leads in their investigation of a string of violent robberies on Capitol Hill, a Metropolitan Police Department commander told more than 100 residents during a meeting at the Hill Center.
In all three robberies, the victims were female and walking alone. Two of them occurred near the Eastern Market Metro station [...]
A body was found at the Judiciary Square Metro station behind a parapet wall today at around 2:45 p.m., according to Washington Metro Area Transit Authority spokesman Philip Stewart.
The adult male is believed to be in his 30s and was pronounced dead at the scene. The incident is currently being investigated.
The 4th Street NW entrance of [...]