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Cover Up: D.C. Police Cited For Refusing To Identify Themselves In Hundreds of Cases | Jason Cherkis | Posted 05.23.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The District of Columbia's Office of Police Complaints issued a scathing report this week on how officers with the Metropolitan Police ...

Marijuana Decriminalization Advances In Washington, D.C.

AP | BEN NUCKOLS | Posted 02.05.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — The D.C. Council has approved a watered-down marijuana decriminalization bill that maintains criminal penalties for smoking in pub...

White Woman Experiences 'Walking While Black'

Radley Balko | Posted 01.25.2014 | Politics

Over at the local D.C. blog PopVille, a resident writes about a recent interaction with Metro police: I think I had my first experience of bein...

Nation's Capital Set To Hit Once-Unthinkable Crime Milestone

AP | ERIC TUCKER | Posted 01.23.2013 | DC

WASHINGTON -- The crack epidemic that began in the 1980s ushered in a wave of bloodletting in the nation's capital and a death toll that ticked upward...

This Howard University Student Got So Many Speeding Tickets She Had To Skip College

The Huffington Post | Arin Greenwood | Posted 03.25.2015 | DC

WASHINGTON -- It's no secret that hidden speed cameras are detested -- and have even been attacked -- by drivers in and around the nation's capital. ...

Report: Driver In Gas-Soaked SUV Tried To Use Lighter After Crash

Posted 06.11.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- The Maryland man accused of driving a stolen Jeep Liberty SUV into a downtown office building on Friday night tried to use a lighter whe...