1 dead after Prince George’s Co. shooting

A man died after a shooting in Fort Washington, Maryland, Saturday night, police said. A man is dead after a shooting in Fort Washington, Maryland, on Saturday night. Prince George’s County police said the shooting happened around 11:50 p.m. outside of a home on Cherryfield Road, near Copperville Way. When officers arrived on the scene, … Read more

Former Virginia lawyer pleads guilty to obstruction

Federal authorities say a former Virginia lawyer has pleaded guilty in connection with allegations that he wrongfully obtained $4 million in funds primarily from the bankruptcy of the LandAmerica Financial Group. RICHMOND, Va. — Federal authorities say a former Virginia lawyer has pleaded guilty in connection with allegations that he wrongfully obtained $4 million in … Read more

Is violent crime in DC on the rise? Here’s what the data says

A double shooting along 14th Street northwest that terrified diners and pedestrians in the busy nightlife area comes on the heels of a 6-year-old girl’s killing, as well as a targeted shooting outside of Nationals Park. Some might be asking — is violence in D.C. getting worse? A double shooting along 14th Street that terrified … Read more

Body of Emily Lu found, suspect facing murder charge

Lu was seen on June 3, shopping at an Aldi store in Woodbridge. Her car was later found at her home in Lorton, with her items still inside. The body of 72-year-old Emily Lu, of Lorton, Virginia, has been found, 51 days after she disappeared. Lu was seen on June 3, shopping at an Aldi … Read more

DC grant program aims to stop gun violence at the grassroots level

D.C. leaders are encouraging residents to take advantage of the Building Blocks DC grant program, which is aimed at curbing gun violence in the district and it’s putting the resources needed to help transform communities into the hands of residents. D.C. leaders are encouraging residents to take advantage of the Building Blocks DC grant program, … Read more

DC remembers 6-year-old girl killed in drive-by shooting

Residents took to the streets in Southeast on Wednesday night in memory of a 6-year-old D.C. girl killed in a drive-by shooting. Residents took to the streets in Southeast on Wednesday night in memory of a 6-year-old D.C. girl killed in a drive-by shooting. Nyiah Courtney was shot and killed while standing with her family … Read more

D’oh-Nuts: Drivers sought after reckless driving in Navy Yard

D.C. police are looking for the drivers of several vehicles that they say were driving recklessly in Navy Yard on Saturday. D.C. police are looking for the drivers of several vehicles that they say were driving recklessly in Navy Yard over the weekend. They’re specifically looking for cars doing doughnuts at the intersection of 4th … Read more

Suspected Maryland drug trafficker sentenced to prison

A federal prosecutor says a suspected Maryland drug trafficker who led police on a chase which resulted in a crash that injured a person just discharged from a hospital has been sentenced to nearly four years in prison. BALTIMORE (AP) — A federal prosecutor says a suspected Maryland drug trafficker who led police on a … Read more

Virginia police offer $10K reward in 10-year-old murder case

A Virginia police department is offering a $10,000 reward for information that leads to an arrest in a 10-year-old murder case. LYNCHBURG, Va. (AP) — A Virginia police department is offering a $10,000 reward for information that leads to an arrest in a 10-year-old murder case. Lynchburg police announced the reward regarding the case of … Read more