A Baltimore man died Sunday from injuries sustained while in the custody of police suffered “a very tragic injury to his spinal cord,” Baltimore Deputy Police Commissioner Jerry Rodriguez said during a press conference Monday.
The national homicide “clearance rate” — that is, local police identifying and arresting killers — has slipped to 64.1 percent from more than 90 percent just 50 years ago amid shrinking budgets, higher closure standards and more crimes being committed by gangs and drug dealers who may have no local footprint and/or encourage a “no-snitch” mentality.
Republican Sen. David Vitter will ask his Senate committee next week to authorize a subpoena against the D.C. health exchange, turning up the heat in his lengthy quest to find out who allowed Congress to use the city’s small-business Obamacare portal.
Montgomery County police will conduct a search Sunday for two children who went missing more than six months ago while in the custody of their mentally ill mother.
Department of Justice officials met with Baltimore citizens Thursday to discuss police misconduct in the wake of new allegations that local police critically injured a man while he was in their custody Sunday, which put him into a coma.
Maryland parents who left their two children unsupervised in park have pushed the issue of parental rights into the national spotlight and sparked a firestorm of a debate over the degree to which the government should intervene in child-rearing practices.
Right Side Forum,” an hour-long conservative live news and talk show hosted by columnist Armstrong Williams, will ask this question on its next broadcast: “Have we become a nation of too many laws?
The National Park Service and the Secret Service plan to begin installing “anti-climb” fencing at the White House complex by summer of fall 2016.
The pilot of a gyrocopter is in police custody after landing his single-seat aircraft on Capitol Hill following an unauthorized flight over restricted airspace.
A prosecutor said the parents of a Virginia boy found dead in a septic tank left him at home with his infant sister on the morning he disappeared.
D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser wants footage from the Metropolitan Police Department’s expanding body camera program to be exempt from public records requests, making the District one of an increasing number of jurisdictions trying to limit access in order to balance the technology with privacy concerns.