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Washington Post
Police investigating reports of shots fired on Mall near WWII MemorialPolice respond to a report of gunshots Tuesday near the World War II Memorial.
Police investigating reports of shots fired on Mall near WWII Memorial
Washington Post / Posted 14 hours ago
Police respond to a report of gunshots Tuesday near the World War II Memorial. (Will Greenberg/The Washington Post) Police responded Tuesday afternoon to a report of gunshots near the World War II Memorial on the Mall, according to law enforcement... Read more
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Washington City Paper
Police Chiefs Meet for “National Summit on Violence”After hours of discussion at the Newseum, the Major Cities Chiefs Association—a
Police Chiefs Meet for “National Summit on Violence”
Washington City Paper / Posted 20 hours ago
After hours of discussion at the Newseum, the Major Cities Chiefs Association—an organization of police executives from the country's largest cities—held a conference at which the group’s president, Thomas Manger, presented recommendations for... Read more
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The Huffington Post
Tuesday's Morning Email: Five Ways Obama's Successor Could Undermine His Climate PlanTo get The Morning Email, HuffPost's daily roundup of the news, in your inbox,
Tuesday's Morning Email: Five Ways Obama's Successor Could Undermine His Climate Plan
The Huffington Post / Posted 21 hours ago
To get The Morning Email, HuffPost's daily roundup of the news, in your inbox, sign up here. FIVE WAYS OBAMA'S SUCCESSOR CAN UNDERMINE HIS CLIMATE CHANGE RULES "Undoing regulations isn’t as easy as it may sound. But environmental advocates told The... Read more
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Washington Post
Police chiefs from around the country meet in D.C. to discuss violent summerD.C. Police Chief Cathy L. Lanier listens to Montgomery County Police Chief J.
Police chiefs from around the country meet in D.C. to discuss violent summer
Washington Post / Posted yesterday
D.C. Police Chief Cathy L. Lanier listens to Montgomery County Police Chief J. Thomas Manger speak during a news conference following a meeting of the Major Cities Chiefs Association. (Matt McClain/The Washington Post) Law enforcement officials from... Read more
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Washington Post
Capitol Police chief announces his retirementThe chief of the U.S. Capitol Police will step down in January, he announced Mo
Capitol Police chief announces his retirement
Washington Post / Posted yesterday
The chief of the U.S. Capitol Police will step down in January, he announced Monday. Chief Kim Dine has led the department responsible for protecting the halls of Congress since December 2012, capping a 40-year career as a police officer. He spent... Read more
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Washington Post
‘The Summer of Freddie Gray’ has left Baltimore reeling, with 45 killed in July(Marvin Joseph/The Washington Post) BALTIMORE — The violence has been relentle
‘The Summer of Freddie Gray’ has left Baltimore reeling, with 45 killed in July
Washington Post / Posted yesterday
(Marvin Joseph/The Washington Post) BALTIMORE — The violence has been relentless during this city’s Summer of Freddie Gray. Three months after parts of this city burned in anguish over the death of Gray, who was fatally injured while in policy... Read more
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FOX 5 Washington D.C.
Police leaders meet in DC as murder rates spike nationwideA spike in violence nationwide will be the center of attention during a police
Police leaders meet in DC as murder rates spike nationwide
FOX 5 Washington D.C. / Posted yesterday
A spike in violence nationwide will be the center of attention during a police summit in D.C. Police chiefs from across the country will meet with D.C. Chief Cathy Lanier to figure out how to get a handle on the rising murder rate. In Baltimore,... Read more
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Washington Post
Gunshot victim struggles in recovery as police battle a rising tide of violenceQuietly rolling up Savannah Street SE, the sedan didn’t draw much attention — u
Gunshot victim struggles in recovery as police battle a rising tide of violence
Washington Post / Posted 2 days ago
Quietly rolling up Savannah Street SE, the sedan didn’t draw much attention — until the U-turn. That’s when, on the return trip back up the street, a gunman leaned from the passenger window of the gray or silver vehicle and repeatedly fired a... Read more
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Washington Post
Man charged with murder in July 22 attack in Northwest WashingtonD.C. police have made an arrest in connection with the July 22 fatal stabbing o
Man charged with murder in July 22 attack in Northwest Washington
Washington Post / Posted 2 days ago
D.C. police have made an arrest in connection with the July 22 fatal stabbing of a man in Northwest Washington. Tyree Donnell Morgan, 25, of Northwest was arrested Saturday and charged with second-degree murder while armed in the death of Antoine... Read more
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Washington Post
The Trump platform: Because I said soDonald Trump has been known for his controversial comments that make headlines
The Trump platform: Because I said so
Washington Post / Posted 3 days ago
Donald Trump has been known for his controversial comments that make headlines — but his positions on some key issues, like abortion and healthcare, appear radically different through the years. Here's a look at some of Trump's takes on the issues,... Read more
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Washington Post
The Trump platform: Because I said soDonald Trump wants to make America great again. This is how he wants to do it:
The Trump platform: Because I said so
Washington Post / Posted 3 days ago
Donald Trump wants to make America great again. This is how he wants to do it: If Trump were elected president, he says, he would launch the U.S. government into a massive building project — and a massive manhunt — all at once. He also wants to go... Read more
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Washington Post
Young girl wounded by gunfire in Southeast WashingtonYoung girl wounded by gunfire in SE A young girl was shot and wounded Friday n
Young girl wounded by gunfire in Southeast Washington
Washington Post / Posted 4 days ago
Young girl wounded by gunfire in SE A young girl was shot and wounded Friday night in Southeast Washington, police said. The girl’s injury did not appear to be life-threatening, D.C. police spokeswoman Gwendolyn Crump said. Crump said the girl was... Read more
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NBC Washington
Child Shot in Southeast D.C., Police Sources SayA girl as young as 8 years old has been shot in Southeast D.C., police sources
Child Shot in Southeast D.C., Police Sources Say
NBC Washington / Posted 4 days ago
A girl as young as 8 years old has been shot in Southeast D.C., police sources tell News4. The child was shot in the arm and rushed to a hospital, sources said. The shooting occurred about 9:20 p.m. on the 300 block of Ridge Road SE, police... Read more
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FOX 5 Washington D.C.
Child shot in Southeast DC Police say a girl was shot Friday night in Southeast D.C. Police say a girl
Child shot in Southeast DC
FOX 5 Washington D.C. / Posted 4 days ago
Police say a girl was shot Friday night in Southeast D.C. Police say a girl was shot Friday night in Southeast D.C. Donald Trump sues Jose Andres for pulling restaurant out of DC hotel... Read more
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FOX 5 Washington D.C.
EXCLUSIVE: Polygraph testing issue affecting recruitment process at DC police academyD.C. has been dealing with a spike in violent crime in the city along with a po
EXCLUSIVE: Polygraph testing issue affecting recruitment process at DC police academy
FOX 5 Washington D.C. / Posted 4 days ago
D.C. has been dealing with a spike in violent crime in the city along with a police staffing shortage. Now, FOX 5 has learned about a big problem that has stopped recruits from entering the police academy. We spoke with the Mayor Muriel Bowser’s... Read more
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FOX 5 Washington D.C.
85 men arrested in DC prostitution crackdownD.C. police made seven additional arrests Wednesday and Thursday in connection
85 men arrested in DC prostitution crackdown
FOX 5 Washington D.C. / Posted 4 days ago
D.C. police made seven additional arrests Wednesday and Thursday in connection with an ongoing prostitution crackdown. Since July 14, police have arrested 85 men and charged them with solicitation of prostitution. All of the incidents occurred in... Read more
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Washington City Paper
Officials Tackle Gun ViolenceA morning roundup of news, opinion, and links from City Paper and around the Di
Officials Tackle Gun Violence
Washington City Paper / Posted 4 days ago
A morning roundup of news, opinion, and links from City Paper and around the District. Send tips and ideas to citydesk@washingtoncitypaper.com. At a press conference Thursday, Mayor Muriel Bowser and Police Chief Cathy Lanierrailed against violent... Read more
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Washington Post
Lawyers offered to pay this street band to stop playing. It said ‘no.’With four trombones and a drum kit, the five members of Spread Love play their
Lawyers offered to pay this street band to stop playing. It said ‘no.’
Washington Post / Posted 4 days ago
With four trombones and a drum kit, the five members of Spread Love play their blend of R&B, jazz and funk to crowds of tourists and government employees near the White House. Although some nearby workers complained about the noise, the high-traffic... Read more
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Washington Post
Police investigate two shootings, one robbery in D.C.D.C. Police said Friday that they are investigating two shootings — one that le
Police investigate two shootings, one robbery in D.C.
Washington Post / Posted 5 days ago
D.C. Police said Friday that they are investigating two shootings — one that left a man dead — and a robbery. One of the shootings happened around 10 p.m.Thursday in the 3300 block of Georgia Avenue NW near Lamont Street, where an adult male was... Read more
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NBC Washington
Man Dies After Shooting on Georgia Avenue NWA man has died after a shooting in the Park View neighborhood of Northwest D.C.
Man Dies After Shooting on Georgia Avenue NW
NBC Washington / Posted 5 days ago
A man has died after a shooting in the Park View neighborhood of Northwest D.C. late Thursday. D.C. police received a call about a shooting in the 3300 block of Georgia Avenue NW shortly before 9:30 p.m. Thursday. Officers arrived to find a man... Read more
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FOX 5 Washington D.C.
DC police facing staffing shortage as violent crime up in the cityAs of Monday, the current sworn staffing at the Metropolitan Police Department
DC police facing staffing shortage as violent crime up in the city
FOX 5 Washington D.C. / Posted 5 days ago
As of Monday, the current sworn staffing at the Metropolitan Police Department is 3,869. The department is approved for 4,000 positions. The problem is this police shortage comes as violent crime is up across Washington D.C. Tara Cookse moved to the... Read more
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FOX 5 Washington D.C.
2 shootings in Northwest DCPolice are investigating two separate shootings located blocks away from each o
2 shootings in Northwest DC
FOX 5 Washington D.C. / Posted 5 days ago
Police are investigating two separate shootings located blocks away from each other in Northwest D.C. Thursday night. D.C. police say one of the shootings happened at Georgia Avenue and Lamont Street. The male victim was unconscious and not... Read more
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Washington Post
D.C. street band draws out tourists’ tips and Treasury workers’ tempersWith four trombones and a drum kit, the five members of Spread Love play their
D.C. street band draws out tourists’ tips and Treasury workers’ tempers
Washington Post / Posted 5 days ago
With four trombones and a drum kit, the five members of Spread Love play their blend of R&B, jazz and funk to crowds of tourists and government employees near the White House. Although some nearby workers complained about the noise, the high-traffic... Read more
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Washington Post
D.C. street band’s brassy riffs earn it tips from tourists — and enmity from the high-poweredWith four trombones and a drum kit, the five members of Spread Love play their
D.C. street band’s brassy riffs earn it tips from tourists — and enmity from the high-powered
Washington Post / Posted 5 days ago
With four trombones and a drum kit, the five members of Spread Love play their blend of R&B, jazz and funk to crowds of tourists and government employees near the White House. Although some nearby workers complained about the noise, the high-traffic... Read more
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FOX 5 Washington D.C.
3 charged in Fourth of July quadruple shooting in SE DCThree men have been arrested for a Fourth of July quadruple shooting that left
3 charged in Fourth of July quadruple shooting in SE DC
FOX 5 Washington D.C. / Posted 5 days ago
Three men have been arrested for a Fourth of July quadruple shooting that left a 23-year-old man and three others injured, D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser announced Thursday. Dwayne Gene Dillard died from the shooting that took place at around 11 p.m. in... Read more
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NBC Washington
Child Playing With Gun Fatally Shoots Toddler: PDThe 3-year-old girl killed Wednesday night was shot by another child who was pl
Child Playing With Gun Fatally Shoots Toddler: PD
NBC Washington / Posted 5 days ago
The 3-year-old girl killed Wednesday night was shot by another child who was playing with a gun, police revealed Thursday. Dalis Cox was shot at 8:15 p.m. in the 600 block of 46th Place SE in Benning Ridge. 3-Year-Old Girl Dies After Shooting in... Read more
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FOX 5 Washington D.C.
19-old missing after trip to store in NE DCFriends and family of a missing 19-year-old woman handed out flyers Wednesday n
19-old missing after trip to store in NE DC
FOX 5 Washington D.C. / Posted 5 days ago
Friends and family of a missing 19-year-old woman handed out flyers Wednesday night near the location where she was last seen in hopes of her safe return. Alexia Mesa went missing on Saturday after telling friends she was stopping by a corner store... Read more
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FOX News Chicago
ONLY ON FOX: DC man viciously slashed in face while walking homeA D.C. man is still recovering from a vicious attack where he was grabbed from
ONLY ON FOX: DC man viciously slashed in face while walking home
FOX News Chicago / Posted 5 days ago
A D.C. man is still recovering from a vicious attack where he was grabbed from behind and slashed across the face. The attack happened when the victim, Ben Fishel, who is the grandson of the late Andy Rooney, was on his way home near 11th and V... Read more
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Washington Post
Girl, 3, victim in Southeast shootingPolice were at the scene of a shooting in Southeast Washington on Wednesday nig
Girl, 3, victim in Southeast shooting
Washington Post / Posted 6 days ago
Police were at the scene of a shooting in Southeast Washington on Wednesday night, and two police sources said the victim was a 3-year-old girl. The victim was nonresponsive when police found her, said Paul Metcalf, a spokesman for the D.C. police.... Read more
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Washington Post
Police at scene of shooting in SE D.C.; souces say victim is a 3-old girlPolice were at the scene of a shooting in Southeast Washington Wednesday night,
Police at scene of shooting in SE D.C.; souces say victim is a 3-old girl
Washington Post / Posted 6 days ago
Police were at the scene of a shooting in Southeast Washington Wednesday night, and two police sources said the victim is a 3-year-old girl. The victim was nonresponsive when police found her, said Paul Metcalf, a spokesman for the D.C. police. The... Read more
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NBC Washington
Child Shot in Southeast D.C.: Police SourcesA child as young as 4 years old was shot and rushed to a hospital Wednesday eve
Child Shot in Southeast D.C.: Police Sources
NBC Washington / Posted 6 days ago
A child as young as 4 years old was shot and rushed to a hospital Wednesday evening in Southeast D.C., police sources tell News4's Shomari Stone. The shooting occurred about 8:20 p.m. on the 600 block of 46th Place SE in Benning Ridge, the... Read more
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FOX 5 Washington D.C.
Juvenile hospitalized after being shot in Southeast DCD.C. police say a juvenile has been shot Wednesday night in Southeast D.C. Pol
Juvenile hospitalized after being shot in Southeast DC
FOX 5 Washington D.C. / Posted 6 days ago
D.C. police say a juvenile has been shot Wednesday night in Southeast D.C. Police say they received a call about the shooting in the 600 block of 46th Place at around 8:20 p.m. The boy was transported to the hospital. Police are on the lookout for... Read more
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Washington Post
Man with knife sexually assaulted woman in Northeast D.C., police sayA man held a woman at knifepoint and sexually assaulted her in Northeast Washin
Man with knife sexually assaulted woman in Northeast D.C., police say
Washington Post / Posted 6 days ago
A man held a woman at knifepoint and sexually assaulted her in Northeast Washington on Tuesday night, D.C. police said. Police said the man approached a woman on Riggs Road NE, near North Capitol Street, at 10:45 p.m. He forced her behind a building... Read more
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FOX 5 Washington D.C.
ONLY ON FOX: DC man viciously slashed in face while walking homeA D.C. man is still recovering from a vicious attack where he was grabbed from
ONLY ON FOX: DC man viciously slashed in face while walking home
FOX 5 Washington D.C. / Posted 6 days ago
A D.C. man is still recovering from a vicious attack where he was grabbed from behind and slashed across the face. The attack happened when the victim, Ben Fishel, who is the grandson of the late Andy Rooney, was on his way home near 11th and V... Read more
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Washington Post
Police say gunmen went on two-hour robbery spree starting in Chevy ChasePolice released the photograph of a person of interest in a string of robberies
Police say gunmen went on two-hour robbery spree starting in Chevy Chase
Washington Post / Posted 6 days ago
Police released the photograph of a person of interest in a string of robberies. (Courtesy of D.C. police) The attorney had worked late, taken the last Metro to Friendship Heights and started walking to his home in Chevy Chase — a 30-minute trek he... Read more
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The Washington Times
Daniel Rosen, former State Dept. employee, admits to secretly videotaping womenA former senior official with the U.S. State Department pleaded guilty Wednesda
Daniel Rosen, former State Dept. employee, admits to secretly videotaping women
The Washington Times / Posted 6 days ago
A former senior official with the U.S. State Department pleaded guilty Wednesday to voyeurism and stalking charges stemming from incidents over a period of two years during which he secretly videotaped women in their D.C. homes as they showered or... Read more
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Washington Post
Six gunpoint street robberies were reported early Tuesday to D.C. policePerson of interest in armed robberies in D.C. (Courtesy of D.C. Police Departme
Six gunpoint street robberies were reported early Tuesday to D.C. police
Washington Post / Posted 6 days ago
Person of interest in armed robberies in D.C. (Courtesy of D.C. Police Department) At least four gunpoint street robberies were reported shortly after midnight Tuesday morning in quiet sections of upper Northwest Washington, and two more, linked to... Read more
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Washington Post
Man fatally shot in Woodland TerraceA 31-year-old man was shot and killed Tuesday afternoon in Southeast Washington
Man fatally shot in Woodland Terrace
Washington Post / Posted 6 days ago
A 31-year-old man was shot and killed Tuesday afternoon in Southeast Washington, according to D.C. police. Melvin Williams, of Southeast, was pronounced dead at the scene, police said. The shooting occurred about 5:15 p.m. in the 2300 block of... Read more
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Washington Post
Police make quick arrest in shooting death of man in Southwest D.C.D.C. police said they have arrested a suspect in the District’s latest killing
Police make quick arrest in shooting death of man in Southwest D.C.
Washington Post / Posted 6 days ago
D.C. police said they have arrested a suspect in the District’s latest killing and charged him with second-degree murder. Authorities announced Tuesday night that members of a fugitive task force had taken into custody Gary Nathaniel Proctor, 37, of... Read more
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FOX 5 Washington D.C.
Early morning robberies may be connected, police sayD.C. police are investigating a string of early morning robberies that may be c
Early morning robberies may be connected, police say
FOX 5 Washington D.C. / Posted 6 days ago
D.C. police are investigating a string of early morning robberies that may be connected. The incidents all occurred early Tuesday morning in the northeast and northwest. This list, released by authorities, describes six incidents in total: In each... Read more
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Washington Post
To make black lives matter, black people need to believe itD.C. Council member LaRuby May (E-Ward 8). (J. Lawler Duggan/For The Washington
To make black lives matter, black people need to believe it
Washington Post / Posted 7 days ago
D.C. Council member LaRuby May (E-Ward 8). (J. Lawler Duggan/For The Washington Post) At a recent “safe communities” meeting in Southeast Washington, where some of the District’s most crime-ridden neighborhoods are located, D.C. Council member... Read more
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FOX 5 Washington D.C.
DDOT: Mile markers to be placed on Metropolitan Branch Trail 'within one month'After several muggings on the Metropolitan Branch Trail, D.C. officials promise
DDOT: Mile markers to be placed on Metropolitan Branch Trail 'within one month'
FOX 5 Washington D.C. / Posted 7 days ago
After several muggings on the Metropolitan Branch Trail, D.C. officials promised new mile markers would be placed along the trail. Over 1,200 people use this trail each day and many are upset with the crime that happens here. The problem is if you... Read more
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Washington Post
D.C. police identify one of two victims in Monday afternoon homicidesDistrict police have identified a man who was fatally shot Monday afternoon nea
D.C. police identify one of two victims in Monday afternoon homicides
Washington Post / Posted 7 days ago
District police have identified a man who was fatally shot Monday afternoon near the waterfront in Southwest Washington as a 47-year-old who lived a block from where he was struck. Jerome Diggs was pronounced dead at an area hospital shortly after... Read more
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Washington Post
Homicide detectives called to shooting across from D.C. police stationA shooting in Southwest Washington on Monday afternoon left a man unconscious a
Homicide detectives called to shooting across from D.C. police station
Washington Post / Posted 8 days ago
A shooting in Southwest Washington on Monday afternoon left a man unconscious and not breathing. D.C. police spokesman Paul Metcalf said that he could not say whether the man had died, but that homicide detectives had been called to the scene. They... Read more
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FOX 5 Washington D.C.
Fatal stabbing nearby DC police headquarters A person was stabbed and killed nearby D.C. police headquarters Monday aftern
Fatal stabbing nearby DC police headquarters
FOX 5 Washington D.C. / Posted 8 days ago
A person was stabbed and killed nearby D.C. police headquarters Monday afternoon. A person was stabbed and killed nearby D.C. police headquarters Monday... Read more
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Washington Post
Police identify driver who died in D.C. crashPolice identify driver who died in crash Ceneca Espinoza Sr. was pronounced de
Police identify driver who died in D.C. crash
Washington Post / Posted 8 days ago
Police identify driver who died in crash Ceneca Espinoza Sr. was pronounced dead on the scene. A juvenile passenger was treated at an area hospital for injuries described as non-life threatening. Espinoza’s mother said the youth was the victim’s... Read more
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Washington Post
Man killed in highway crash had been at family reunion, mother saysCeneca Espinoza Sr. was pronounced dead on the scene. A juvenile passenger was
Man killed in highway crash had been at family reunion, mother says
Washington Post / Posted 8 days ago
Ceneca Espinoza Sr. was pronounced dead on the scene. A juvenile passenger was treated at an area hospital for injuries described as non-life threatening. Espinoza’s mother said the youth was the victim’s 17-year-old son. D.C. police said Espinoza... Read more
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Washington Post
Crime over weekend in District includes shootings, other mayhemD.C. police recorded one homicide since Friday night — a 23-year-old man fatall
Crime over weekend in District includes shootings, other mayhem
Washington Post / Posted 8 days ago
D.C. police recorded one homicide since Friday night — a 23-year-old man fatally shot in Southeast. But authorities were busy throughout the District with a variety of other calls that unnerved residents. An Internet bulletin board run by police is... Read more
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Roll Call
D.C. Drawn Into Sanctuary Cities Debate Gohmert introduced “The Safer DC Act” Wednesday. (Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call Fil
D.C. Drawn Into Sanctuary Cities Debate
Roll Call / Posted 8 days ago
Gohmert introduced “The Safer DC Act” Wednesday. (Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call File Photo) The House has voted to limit funding for so-called sanctuary cities, but one lawmaker is pushing to take further action in... Read more
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Washington Post
Some prostitutes still work the old-school way. D.C. police have noticed.Police arrest a prostitute in 2002 at 16th and L streets NW. (The Washington Po
Some prostitutes still work the old-school way. D.C. police have noticed.
Washington Post / Posted 9 days ago
Police arrest a prostitute in 2002 at 16th and L streets NW. (The Washington Post ) A man from a Chicago suburb invited a woman he met on K Street, who called herself “Kay D,” to his downtown Washington hotel room and agreed to pay $100 for sex.... Read more
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