DC police arrest suspect in April murder

Malachi McFarland, a 21-year-old Southeast D.C. resident, has been arrested for his role in the April killing of another man, according to authorities. Malachi McFarland, a 21-year-old Southeast D.C. resident, has been arrested in connection to the April killing of another man, according to authorities. D.C. police said that McFarland has been charged with first-degree … Read more

Virginia doctor faces child porn-related charges

Officials say a doctor at the University of Virginia has been arrested and accused of possessing child pornography. Charlottesville police said Saturday that a cyber-tip led to the arrest of David Lapides. CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — Officials say a doctor at the University of Virginia has been arrested and accused of possessing child pornography. Charlottesville … Read more

Advocates question DOC claim about restrictive housing

After Virginia prison officials recently announced the state has ended what it calls “restrictive housing,” some inmate advocates are disputing the claim. RICHMOND, Va. — After Virginia prison officials recently announced the state has ended what it calls “restrictive housing,” some inmate advocates are disputing the claim. The Department of Corrections issued a news release … Read more

Suspect in Emily Lu’s death remains jailed without bond

The man charged with killing Emily Lu, 72, of Lorton, Virginia, remains jailed without bond after an arraignment Monday. The man charged with killing Emily Lu, 72, of Lorton, Virginia, remains jailed without bond after an arraignment Monday. Brian George Sayrs Jr., 25, of Woodbridge was given a court-appointed attorney. His next court appearance is … Read more

DC police ID 2 victims in shooting near Shaw neighborhood

Two Northwest D.C. men have been identified as the victims of a shooting on Sunday in the District’s Shaw neighborhood. Two Northwest D.C. men have been identified as the victims of a shooting on Sunday in the District’s Shaw neighborhood. Police said 22 year-old Jovan Hill Jr. and 19 year-old Tariq Riley were fatally shot … Read more

Car crashes into home, killing Maryland man

Police say a man suspected of driving under the influence crashed into a Maryland home early Saturday morning, killing a 68-year-old. BROOKLYN PARK, Md. (AP) — Police say a man suspected of driving under the influence crashed into a Maryland home early Saturday morning, killing a 68-year-old. News outlets report the collision happened around 3 … Read more

Teen pleads guilty in Md. killing that stemmed from robbery

A teenager has pleaded guilty to first-degree murder in the 2019 killing of a Maryland man that stemmed from a robbery over $60 worth of marijuana. A teenager has pleaded guilty to first-degree murder in the 2019 killing of a Maryland man that stemmed from a robbery over $60 worth of marijuana. The Baltimore Sun … Read more

DC Superior Court answers criticism from police chief

The Chief Judge of D.C. Superior Court is defending the courts against harsh criticism levelled by D.C. Police Chief Robert Contee Friday, who accused the court system of allowing violent criminals to roam the streets of the District. The Chief Judge of D.C. Superior Court is defending the courts against harsh criticism leveled by D.C. … Read more