The rooftop of the Pickwick Apartments building, located at 1754 S Street NW, is currently being treated to a personal visit by a couple of MPD officers, a roving helicopter, and a good dose of CAUTION tape. What's on the roof, officer? Oh, "just looking for a suspicious person," MPD told a tipster, who submitted [...]
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Metropolitan Police Department’s Homicide Branch has identified Ryan Randy Trotman as one of the victims of Monday night’s shooting on Quebec Place N.W.
Trotman, 28, of the 7400 block of 7th Street, N.W., later died of his injuries. The name of the other victim, a woman who was shot in the leg, is being withheld because she [...]
A controversy has been unleashed over, um, unleashed dogs.
It all started with a query about the Metropolitan Police Department's Second District arrest log, which certain elements in our fine city pour over, making sure no mugging, burglary or car theft goes unexamined. With all of those crimes unfolding daily, the questioner expressed a certain incredulity [...]
New York Avenue, 1998
Just a few minutes ago, I talked with Mara Verheyden-Hilliard, attorney and co-founder of the Partnership for Civil Justice, about the inauguration, security, and, and the Secret Service. She says that trained legal observers will be out and about for Tuesday's big events just in case the police start forgetting about your civil liberties. We [...]
Tonight I spoke briefly with Asst. Police Chief Diane Groomes, who offered a couple new details on this weekend's spate of shootings in Petworth.
First, good news for the man left in critical condition after the shooting Friday night on Marlboro Place. Groomes reports that the victim—who was shot in the head—is showing signs of improvement.
Bullets flew again tonight in Petworth.
Just after 7:45 p.m., an unspecified number of shooters opened fire on a row of houses in the 800 block of Crittenden Street NW, the MPD said.
According to Traci Hughes, D.C. Police spokesperson, no one was arrested for overly celebrating last night.
Think about it: You were honking your horn, screaming Yes We Can, effectively closing down 14th and U Streets, jokingly referring to the First Dude as "The Second Dude," and getting hammered. How much would it suck to end up [...]