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Cheryl W. Thompson
In an age of decreasing crime, homicide convictions can still be tough to come by.
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Martin Weil and Clarence Williams
Two dead in Prince George’s crash.
Clarence Williams and Martin Weil
Injuries to officer wounded in District Heights are said not to be life-threatening.
One killed in fiery crash on Interstate 95 in Fairfax County.
Mary Pat Flaherty
A Loudoun woman out for a run after a bad day at work is hit by a flying deer.
SE man found dead in alley in Truxton Circle, police say
Peter Hermann and Keith L. Alexander
Lanier says there’s now a “deep dive” on 2 officers’ histories to see if any warning signs were missed.
Former State Department employee and husband improperly funneled contract work to their business.
Sterling businessman William Dean Chapman cheated customers out of millions, prosecutors said.
Patrick Brightwell allegedly instructed crews to dump National Mall waste in a Hains Point storm drain.
Douglas Taylor, a former Pr. William schools worker and volunteer fire chief, was accused of theft.
A conveyor belt and asphalt materials caught fire late Thursday night
Peter Hermann, Ann Marimow and Clarence Williams
Detectives find missing teenage girl in his Southeast Washington apartment, court documents state.
National Science Foundation worker used government-issued credit cards to buy more than $94,000 in goods.
Va. teacher charged with DUI, driving without a license and possession of alcohol on school property.
The Manassas man appears to have been racing an Infiniti in his convertible.
Three-month-old bull terrier named McFly found with bites and several cuts to his throat.
Three shootings in Northeast Washington’s Trinidad neighborhood have occurred since Monday.
Hyattsville police responded to a call for mental health issue; woman had a knife in her basement, police say.
His car overturned and crashed at Memorial Circle in October, killing a passenger.
An Arlington man lost part of an ear in a drunken fight the day after Thanksgiving, Arlington police say.
Police say an exchange of gunfire occurred shortly after 9 p.m. on Queen Street in Northeast.
Authorities were forced to clear Pennsylvania Avenue during the investigation; it has since re-opened.
Nancy Dunning, who was well-known in her community, was found fatally shot in her home a decade ago.
Family of Reston computer scientist alleges Navy, Veterans Affairs were negligent.
Michael G. Morris, an associate dean at U-Va., is accused of sharing child pornography on the Internet.
Police say the men targeted expensive iPhones, then sold them at mall kiosks.
Officer is shot in Trinidad neighborhood of Northeast D.C.; officer found conscious, breathing.
Man sitting in day-care van is shot and wounded Tuesday evening in the Capitol Heights area.
Dalonte Allen Jackson, 25, may have been the target of a drug-related robbery, police officials say.
Ann E. Marimow and Carol D. Leonnig
Attorneys for Stephen J. Kim say the case might never have been pursued under current Justice guidelines.
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