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Andrea Noble

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

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Former fire official pleads guilty in P.G. corruption probe

The guilty plea of a retired Prince George's County fire official was unsealed Monday in federal court, linking him to the large-scale corruption probe that has taken down developers, public officials and police officers in the county over the last several months. Published July 18, 2011

Pleas for more police rise after D.C. crime wave

A violent crime wave in the District's upper Columbia Heights neighborhood has residents, a D.C. Council member and other civic leaders asking police for more street-level enforcement. Published July 14, 2011

** FILE PHOTO ** D.C. Firefighters

D.C. firefighters sent to protect youth workers

D.C. firefighters are being dispatched on late-night patrols to high-crime areas as deterrents and during the day to provide payday protection for residents enrolled in the city's youth-jobs program, raising safety concerns for the "unarmed" firefighters. Published July 13, 2011

D.C. Council Chair Brown rearranges committees

D.C. Council Chairman Kwame R. Brown on Tuesday shuffled the leadership of key council committees, leaving one member "baffled" and raising questions about political payback. Published July 12, 2011

Police say Hyattsville woman confesses to attack

A Hyattsville woman has been charged with murder in connection with the slaying of a Bladensburg shopkeeper after she confessed to attacking him with a box cutter, then beating him with a chainsaw before setting his store on fire, Prince George's County Police officials said Monday. Published July 11, 2011

Woman arrested in killing of Bladensburg store owner

A Hyattsville woman has been charged with murder in the slaying of a Bladensburg shopkeeper after she confessed to attacking him with a box cutter, then beating him with a chainsaw before setting his store on fire, Prince George's County Police officials said Monday. Published July 11, 2011

D.C. man fatally shot

A Southeast man was fatally shot early Thursday at the intersection of 18th Street and U Place Southeast, Metropolitan police officials said. Published July 7, 2011

P.G. school system to pay $4.2 million to foreign workers

Prince George's County Public Schools have reached an agreement to pay $4.2 million in back wages to more than 1,000 foreign teachers and employees who were illegally required to pay fees the school system should have covered, the U.S. Department of Labor said Thursday. Published July 7, 2011

D.C. man arrested, charged with setting three fires

A Northeast man has been charged with deliberately setting three fires in the District - including one in April that critically injured a D.C. firefighter and left four others hurt. Published July 7, 2011

Landover woman fatally struck by vehicle

A Landover woman was fatally struck by a vehicle early Thursday about a half mile from her home when she ran out into a roadway, Prince George's County police said. Published July 7, 2011

Two more arrests in P.G. party bus stabbing

Two men have been arrested in connection with the fatal stabbing of a Clinton man who was attacked after exiting a party bus in a Seat Pleasant neighborhood, Prince George's County police said Thursday. Published July 7, 2011

Arrest in fatal stabbing outside party bus in P.G.

Metropolitan police made an arrest on Wednesday in connection with the fatal stabbing of a 26-year-old Clinton man who was attacked after exiting a party bus in a Seat Pleasant neighborhood of Prince George's County. Published July 6, 2011

D.C. employee charged in grope case

District police said Wednesday they have charged a city employee and are looking for a second suspect in connection with the alleged groping of two young women in the city's Summer Youth Employment Program. Published July 6, 2011

Leslie Johnson resigns from P.G. County Council

Prince George's County Council member Leslie E. Johnson resigned from her post Tuesday, five days after pleading guilty to federal charges of conspiracy to commit witness and evidence tampering. Published July 5, 2011

P.G.'s homicide rate outpaces D.C.'s

The District of Columbia routinely leads the region in the number of homicides each year, but Prince George's County is slightly ahead through the first half of 2011. Published July 4, 2011