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Andrea Noble

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

Articles by Andrea Noble

2 P.G. officers indicted in 2010 beating of U.Md. student

A year and a half after three Prince George's County police officers were videotaped beating a University of Maryland student who had taken to the street with others to celebrate a victory by the men's basketball team, two of the officers involved have been indicted. Published September 20, 2011

Bowie State stabbing called an 'accident'

The fatal stabbing of a Bowie State University student by her college roommate was a "tragic accident" that happened as the suspect defended herself, the woman's defense attorney said in court Monday. Published September 19, 2011

Study: D.C. crime camera system is futile

Surveillance cameras operated by the D.C. police department have failed to reduce crime as has occurred in other cities, in part because of the way the cameras are set up and monitored, according to a critical study of the four-year program. Published September 19, 2011

Slain D.C. woman had predicted: 'He's going to kill me'

A D.C. woman who police say was fatally stabbed by her husband this week predicted he would kill her, according to a handwritten petition she filed this summer for a protective order that ultimately was denied in Prince George's County. Published September 15, 2011

Three killed Wednesday in Prince George's

Three people died Wednesday in northern Prince George's County, two in a double shooting and another in a suspected murder-suicide, police officials said. Published September 14, 2011

Dead man found in Capitol Heights was killed in D.C.

A man found dead in a burning car in Capitol Heights in August was killed in the District, leading Prince George's County police to turn the homicide investigation over to the Metropolitan Police Department, officials said Wednesday. Published September 14, 2011

Leggett sees passage of Montgomery curfew

Montgomery County Executive Isiah "Ike" Leggett said Tuesday he feels confident a bill to establish a controversial youth curfew has enough support to pass the nine-member County Council. Published September 13, 2011

D.C. police see no pattern in third transgender shooting

A shooting early Monday that wounded a transgendered woman in Southeast Washington does not appear to be related to two earlier shootings this summer that targeted transgendered women, D.C. police said Monday. Published September 12, 2011

Terror threats won't stop 9/11 events

Events scheduled in Washington, D.C., to commemorate the 10th anniversary of the Sept. 11 attacks will go forward as planned, despite credible but unconfirmed terrorist threats received by counterterrorism officials, authorities in the District said Friday. Published September 9, 2011

Metropolitan Police Chief Cathy L. Lanier (Drew Angerer/The Washington Times)

Lanier employs 'crime emergency' provision for 9/11 security

Metropolitan Police Chief Cathy L. Lanier suspended scheduling provisions in the department's contract with the police union Thursday, allowing her to cancel leave and redeploy officers as she deems necessary. Published September 8, 2011

D.C. police roll out new crime-reporting tool

A new online reporting tool will allow people to submit reports of suspicious activity around the District and photos or videos of the activities directly to the Metropolitan Police Department, officials announced Wednesday. Published September 7, 2011

Gary Giordano

Aruba court denies Giordano's detention appeal

The Aruban Court of Appeal has upheld a judge's ruling to keep a Gaithersburg man, suspected in the disappearance of a travel companion, detained for 60 days, prosecutors said Wednesday. Published September 7, 2011