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D.C. Pediatrician Was Looking At Child Pornography At Time Of Arrest

Posted 05.09.2013 | DC

A D.C. pediatrician has been charged with child pornography possession. Authorities say that 73-year-old Robert Dickey was looking at a website with p...

Man Found Dead In Tidal Basin Identified

Posted 04.13.2013 | DC

WASHINGTON -- The man found dead in the Tidal Basin early Thursday morning has been identified as missing software engineer Sarath Kumar Potharaju. ...

Bomb Threat On U Street

Posted 04.14.2013 | DC

Just after 1 p.m. on Friday, WUSA9 reported that D.C. police were investigating a bomb threat on U Street: A D.C. police spokesperson says authorit...

Body Found In D.C.'s Tidal Basin May Be Missing Tourist

Posted 04.12.2013 | DC

The man found dead in the Tidal Basin has been identified as missing software engineer Sarath Kumar Potharaju, reports WUSA9. WASHINGTON -- The sec...

Unlocked Police Car Stolen, Crashed

The Huffington Post | Erin Ruberry | Posted 03.26.2013 | DC

WASHINGTON -- Let's file this under "reasons not to leave your car keys in the ignition." Police are looking for a suspect who stole, then crashed ...

CRAZY Road Rage Story Involves A Mercedes And A 2x4

Posted 02.19.2013 | DC

First, a botched left turn. Then, a turn for the worse. Much worse. The drivers of two cars -- a 2008 Chevrolet Impala and a 2004 Mercedes-Benz S45...

Shooter Wanted To 'Smother Chick-fil-A Sandwiches In Their Faces'

Posted 02.06.2013 | DC

WASHINGTON -- Floyd Lee Corkins has pled guilty to charges stemming from the August 15 shooting of a security guard at the Family Research Council's ...

Reston Zoo Head Found Guilty In Wallaby Death

Patch | Posted 09.29.2012 | DC

Reston Zoo Director Meghan Mogensen - accused of inhumanely euthanizing an injured wallaby - was found guilty by a Fairfax County General District jud...

Popular Downtown Eatery Robbed

Posted 09.26.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- Police in the nation's capital are searching for three men in matching white dress shirts with burgundy stripes who robbed a Pret A Mang...

Coolidge High School Student Shot By Fellow Student On School Grounds, Police Say

Posted 09.20.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- An 18-year-old student at Coolidge High School in Northwest D.C. was shot on school property by a fellow student on Wednesday, just afte...

David Lohr

Police Seek Pint-Size Robbery Suspect | David Lohr | Posted 09.17.2012 | Crime

Authorities in Washington, D.C. are seeking the public's help in locating a baby-faced robbery suspect. According to the Metropolitan Police Depart...

Notorious Flower Thief Spotted?

Posted 08.29.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- The person who has been pilfering flowers from gardens around the nation's capital has struck again, according to a message posted to th...

Vital Crime Resource Needs Funds

Posted 08.16.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- Homicide Watch wants to mark every death in the District of Columbia. Remember every victim. Follow every case. And they need $40,000 to...

2 Kids Shot At Apartment Complex Swimming Pool

Posted 06.25.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- Police in the nation's capital are looking for a man they believe shot two children and an adult at a District of Columbia swimming pool...

Arin Greenwood

LOOK: Do You Know Where This Steelers Banner Went ? | Arin Greenwood | Posted 06.04.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- The last time a Pittsburgh Steelers banner disappeared from Libby Kavoulakis' District of Columbia house, someone called her house, ask...

NFL Players' Brother Charged With Murder Of Denver Nurse In D.C.

Posted 05.10.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- The younger brother of San Francisco 49ers tight end Vernon Davis and Miami Dolphins cornerback Vontae Davis has been charged in the mur...

Drunk Virginian Brandishes Pistol Over Ritz's Expensive Hotel Rooms

Posted 05.10.2012 | DC

ARLINGTON, Va. -- Luxury hotel room rates are too damn high. There are some good weekend deals, though. A drunk Virginian walked into Pentagon City...

Former D.C. Councilmember Harry Thomas Jr. Sentenced

Posted 05.03.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON — Former D.C. Councilmember Harry Thomas Jr., who pleaded guilty in January to stealing more than $350,000 in government funds and filing...

NFL Player's Brother Arrested In D.C. Hammer Attack

Posted 04.28.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- The younger brother of San Francisco 49ers tight end Vernon Davis was arrested Thursday night, found with what WTOP-FM is describing as ...

Tourist From Denver Murdered In D.C. Neighborhood

Posted 04.26.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- District of Columbia police are offering a $25,000 reward for information about the murder of a retired nurse from Denver, found in an a...

Deacon Who Sexually Assaulted Prostitute At Gunpoint Sentenced

Posted 04.16.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- Colin Hatch was a church deacon applying to be a police officer in Baltimore when he sexually assaulted a prostitute at gunpoint in the ...

Woman Exonerated For Killing Boyfriend Who Took Up Too Much Room In Bed

Posted 04.14.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- A jury exonerated a District of Columbia woman who killed her boyfriend last June when he became abusive after she asked him to "get on ...

No Weed in My Backyard!

Patricia McGuire | Posted 06.03.2012 | DC
Patricia McGuire

With the tremendous wave of crime already coursing through our neighborhood streets, does the D.C. government really think that we need six marijuana growing centers right here?

Fetus Dies After Pregnant Mother Is Stabbed

Posted 03.22.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- A pregnant mother's fetus has died after an overnight stabbing incident in the Washington Highlands neighborhood in Southeast D.C. A...

Crime Time

Georgiana Bloom | Posted 05.08.2012 | DC
Georgiana Bloom

In District 2, even main thoroughfares like Wisconsin Avenue have dark stretches that are unavoidable if you're walking to or from the Metro at night.