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Andrea Noble

Andrea Noble

Andrea Noble is a crime and public safety reporter for The Washington Times. She can be reached at

Articles by Andrea Noble

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6 people shot in D.C. over an 8-hour period

Six people were shot in Washington, D.C., over an 8-hour period stretching from Sunday night to early Monday, including one man killed in Northeast and three people injured in two separate robbery attempts in the Brightwood neighborhood in Northwest. Published May 25, 2015

D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser (center), flanked by Police Chief Cathy Lanier (left) and ATF Special Agent in Charge Charlie Smith, pledged that investigators would find the person responsible for this "act of evil." Daron Dylon Wint, 34, was named as the prime suspect in the May 14 quadruple homicide. (Associated Press)

Suspect in family slaying sought in N.Y.

The man suspected of killing wealthy D.C. businessman Savvas Savopoulos, his wife, their young son and the family's housekeeper previously worked for the man's company and is thought to have fled to Brooklyn, police officials announced Thursday. Published May 21, 2015

Detectives from the Metropolitan Police Department said they are seeking the public's assistance in locating 34-year-old Daron Dylon Wint in connection with a quadruple homicide which occurred on Thursday, May 14, 2015, in the 3200 block of Woodland Drive, Northwest, Washington, D.C. (Photos released by the Metropolitan Police Department)

Daron Dylon Wint named suspect in quadruple D.C. homicide

D.C. police have identified a suspect in the gruesome quadruple slaying of Savvas Savopoulos, his wife, 10-year-old son and housekeeper, whose bodies were found inside the family's Northwest home after a fire was intentionally set there. Published May 21, 2015

Daron Dylon Wint, suspected in the killing of a Northwest D.C. couple, their young son and their housekeeper, was captured Thursday night in Northeast, according to multiple news reports. (Associated Press)

D.C. killings suspect Daron Dylon Wint captured in Northeast

Daron Dylon Wint, suspected in the killings of a Northwest D.C. couple, their young son and their housekeeper, was captured Thursday night in Northeast, bringing a manhunt that stretched as far as New York City to a close. Published May 21, 2015

Maryland MVA drops parallel parking in driver's test

The Maryland driver's test just got easier. The Maryland Motor Vehicle Administration has dropped from its statewide driver's test the requirement to demonstrate parallel parking. Published May 20, 2015

D.C.  Police Chief Cathy L. Lanier downplayed a recent ruling striking down part of the city's concealed carry gun law, saying she had seen few applications. (Associated Press)

D.C. police chief downplays ruling on concealed carry law

Citing the low number of concealed carry permit applications the District has received, D.C. Police Chief Cathy L. Lanier on Tuesday downplayed the effects of a federal court ruling that strikes down the city's requirement gun owners demonstrate a "good reason" in order to receive the permits. Published May 19, 2015

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Pepco-Exelon merger approved by Md. commission

The Maryland Public Service Commission on Friday approved a $6.8 billion merger between Pepco and Exelon, pushing Chicago-based Exelon Corp. a step closer to becoming one of the nation's largest utility companies. Published May 15, 2015

Delegate Eleanor Holmes Norton, the District's non-voting congressional representative, said she had no confirmation of the language of a rider and that Democrats assured her Tuesday afternoon that negotiations were continuing on the matter. (Associated Press)

Congress weighs funding for D.C. school vouchers

Shirley-Ann Tomdio, a junior at George Washington University studying to be an orthopedic surgeon, ticked off a list of accomplishments that would make any parent proud. Published May 14, 2015

D.C. Council member Jack Evans, Ward 2 Democrat, who joined the Metro board of directors this year, said he hopes fares will remain static during his time on the board.

D.C. Council rejects police body cameras, tax increase

D.C. Council committees have rejected both a full expansion of the police department's body camera program and a plan to raise taxes, doling two significant blows to Mayor Muriel Bowser's budget proposal. Published May 13, 2015