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Babysitters Lock Out Homeless Kids For Not Finding TV Remote: Cops

The Huffington Post | David Moye | Posted 12.02.2014 | Crime

A married couple in Salisbury, Maryland faces charges of child neglect for allegedly kicking out two homeless children who couldn't find their remote ...

White Marijuana Dealers in DC 20 Times Less Likely to Be Arrested

Amos Irwin | Posted 12.10.2014 | DC
Amos Irwin

The unifying social experience for young black men in Washington, D.C. is not attending college, serving in the military or receiving government assistance -- it is being punished by the criminal justice system.

Murder Suspect's Body Believed To Have Been Found In DC Park

AP | BEN NUCKOLS | Posted 05.31.2014 | Crime

WASHINGTON (AP) — The body of a man found dead in a park of an apparent suicide Monday is believed to be that of a murder suspect who was the last p...

BREAKING: Shooting In DC

Posted 11.07.2013 | Crime

Multiple people were wounded in a shooting in Northeast Washington D.C. on Wednesday afternoon. UPDATE: Victor Leon Coley has been charged in the s...

Woman Thwarts Mugger With Bold Claim About The NSA

Posted 10.17.2013 | Weird News

We're not NSA-ing this will always work, but... A Washington, D.C. woman managed to thwart a mugger Monday night by claiming she was an NSA intern,...

DC Chase Suspect Not Delusional, Just 'A Little Afraid': Sisters

AP | Posted 10.07.2013 | Crime

HARTFORD, Conn. -- HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — The sisters of a Connecticut woman fatally shot by police in Washington after she tried to ram her car thr...

Football Star's Brother On Trial For Gruesome Hammer Attack

AP | ERIC TUCKER | Posted 10.09.2013 | Crime

WASHINGTON -- District of Columbia prosecutors plan to call at least 15 witnesses in the trial of a man charged in a series of random hammer attacks l...

New Hearing Set For Killer Of Washington Intern

AP | JESSICA GRESKO | Posted 09.28.2013 | Crime

WASHINGTON — Previously confidential transcripts of hearings related to the case of murdered Washington intern Chandra Levy were made public Mon...

Jason Cherkis

'It Was Just Too Many Shots' | Jason Cherkis | Posted 07.22.2013 | DC

In March, The Huffington Post began talking to teens and adults throughout the U.S. about their experiences with gun violence. This is one person's st...

Jason Cherkis

D.C. Teen: 'He Started Chasing Us With The Gun' | Jason Cherkis | Posted 07.19.2013 | DC

In March, The Huffington Post began talking to teens and adults throughout the U.S. about their experiences with gun violence. This is one person's st...

Injustice in the District Obscured By Sweep of Emotion to Zimmerman Verdict

John Muller | Posted 09.15.2013 | DC
John Muller

In reaction to George Zimmerman's acquittal in Florida this weekend, a handful of peaceful marches and demonstrations were organized along U Street NW, Malcolm X Park (Meridian Hill Park) and outside the Department of Justice. Meanwhile, the killer of a Howard University student remained at-large.

Ice Cream Truck Robbed At Gunpoint

Posted 07.11.2013 | DC

WASHINGTON -- A masked man made a sweet getaway Tuesday night in southeast D.C. after carjacking an ice cream truck. The robbery happened around 10...

Search For Missing 7-Year-Old With Autism Comes To Tragic, Mysterious End

Posted 07.10.2013 | DC

Police have found the body of Michael Kingsbury, a 7-year-old with autism who went missing near his D.C. home on Sunday morning. My Fox DC has deta...

WHOA: Real Life 'Rambo' Catches Gun-Wielding Criminal

The Huffington Post | Will Wrigley | Posted 07.08.2013 | DC

Rambo is a real-life crime fighting hero. A police dog that goes by the name "Rambo" caught a gunman who fired at police officers in Prince George'...

2 More Transgender Women Attacked In D.C.

The Huffington Post | Will Wrigley | Posted 07.01.2013 | DC

D.C. police are now investigating two new weekend attacks on transgender women -- part of a wave of violence in the nation's capital that began in mid...

REWARD: 50 Free Burritos

Posted 06.13.2013 | DC

Want to eat a free burrito a week for the next year? Just help Boloco apprehend the man who broke into its Bethesda shop on May 27. If your tip le...

White House Jeep Crasher's Bizarre Goals

AP | Posted 06.12.2013 | DC

WASHINGTON -- An Ohio man has been charged with crashing his unoccupied Jeep near a White House Secret Service guard booth. Joseph Reel of Kettering,...

Kmart Loss Prevention Officer Charged With Sexually Assaulting Shoplifter

Posted 06.11.2013 | DC

A Northern Virginia Kmart employee hired to prevent shoplifting has been charged with forcing a suspected shoplifter to perform a sexual act on him. ...

Gross Alert! Man Caught Masturbating On Megabus From D.C. To New York

The Huffington Post | Will Wrigley | Posted 06.10.2013 | DC

As if a bus ride on its own isn't bad enough. Warning: what follows is gross. A man was caught masturbating on a Megabus traveling from D.C. to...

Bigamist Sentenced For Swindling Superstar DJ Out Of $90K

Posted 06.10.2013 | DC

After stealing thousands of dollars from a parent (and international superstar DJ) whose child had cancer, Kristin Marie Gardner Jeffries Kelly Kurt w...

Shocking Video Of Brazen Restaurant Robbery

The Huffington Post | Will Wrigley | Posted 06.10.2013 | DC

Update, June 10, 2013: A man has been arrested in connection with the Logan Circle restaurant robbery. James Edward Wade, 30, of D.C. was arrested...

Homeless Man Dies After Being Hit By Mercedes On K Street

The Huffington Post | Arthur Delaney | Posted 06.05.2013 | DC

WASHINGTON -- A D.C. homeless man died after a Mercedes hit him on K Street, D.C. police said. At around 10:00 p.m. on May 16, Dereck Audrey start...

Man Shot By D.C. Police Dies After Ambulance Breaks Down

Posted 05.30.2013 | DC

WASHINGTON -- A 34-year-old man shot by D.C. police after allegedly stealing a car at gunpoint died Wednesday following a shootout with responding off...

Kitten Stolen From Shelter Has Been Found!

Posted 05.31.2013 | DC

Update, May 31, 12:02 p.m.: Welcome home, Callista! The Washington Humane society says the kitten stolen from a WHS adoption center last weekend h...

Man Tries To Steal Toy Dog At Gunpoint, Is Thwarted By Dropped Cell Phone

Posted 05.21.2013 | DC

WASHINGTON -- An 18-year-old will have the next four years to ask himself why he brought his cell phone to an armed robbery. On Monday, Christophe...