MPD Chief Cathy Lanier said police have arrested a 17-year-old suspect.
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Still, violent crime dropped 14 percent in these four police service areas.
James McBride, 74, died after being restrained by private guards outside the Medstar Washington Hospital Center.
Alonzo Smith’s Mother to Call for Second Autopsy, ‘Truly Independent’ Investigation Into Son’s Death
Beverly Smith will hold a press conference tomorrow at 2 p.m. at the Marbury Plaza Apartments.
“I wanted to make sure that I shared the facts with our community members on violent crime in the city,” the chief writes.
Total gun recoveries—a hot topic on officials’ minds—increased roughly 64 percent from 2013 to 2014.
Major cities' police chiefs held a conference Monday at which the group presented recommendations for curbing the national spike in violent crime.
"She's an angel. And she gave her life up to save all of us."
Police are searching for the suspect.
There will be extra U.S. Park Police patrolling Rock Creek Park tonight as police investigate the fatal stabbing of a man whose body was found at Beach Drive and Joyce Road NW over the holiday weekend.
Police said at a press conference this afternoon, however, that they believe the area is safe to the public.
At this [...]
Slideshow. Grace Deli, 7th and H Street, NE. June 15th. © 2012 Matt Dunn
The Post releases a report today on the extremely high homicide case closure numbers being posted by MPD. Under Chief Cathy Lanier, the department says it's reached a 94 percent closure rate—far higher than the 65 percent national average—but the Post says the calculations don't show a true picture.
But an examination of District homicides found that [...]
Now that the D.C. Medical Examiner has ruled Ali Ahmed Mohammed's death a homicide, and that the cause was "Excited Delirium Associated With Arrhythmogenic Cardiac Anomalies, Alcohol Intoxication and Physical Exertion With Restraint," we're left to wonder what the heck that means. Moses Schanfield, a professor of Forensic Science and Anthropology at George [...]
Before the Alcoholic Beverage Control board gave the go-ahead for DC9 to reopen, they tried to get a look at Ali Ahmed Mohammed's homicide investigation.The administrators subpoenaed information related to MPD's still open case, but Attorney General Peter Nickles ran interference by filing a motion to quash the request.
"The subpoena requests [...]
Homicide is down nearly 25 percent in the former murder capital of America. "But you know, it is still summer," D.C. Police Chief Cathy Lanier tells WTOP. Just over the weekend, a teenager was shot dead in Anacostia, a retired D.C. cop was critically wounded during a carjacking at a Northeast gas station, and a bicyclist on Southern Avenue was [...]