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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 anoble@washingtontimes.com.

Articles by Andrea Noble

The Washington Redskins take the field against the New York Giants for monday night football at FedEx Field, Landover, Md., Monday, December 3, 2012. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

Redskins trademark canceled by U.S. Patent and Trademark Office

A panel of judges with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office on Wednesday canceled what they called "disparaging" trademarks associated with the Washington Redskins for the second time in 15 years amid mounting political pressure on the team to change its name. Published June 18, 2014

Investigators: Deadly D.C. house fire was suicide

Investigators determined a deadly apartment fire that broke out in Northeast D.C. this month was intentionally set by the man killed in the blaze and have ruled the death a suicide. Published June 16, 2014

D.C. Council member David A. Catania, at-large independent and candidate for mayor, poses with  fitness studio owners and yoga instructors as he announces his plan to scrap a proposed "yoga tax" (Andrea Noble/The Washington Times).

D.C. gym rats find a champion in Catania

Gym rats have found their fitness champion in D.C. Council member David A. Catania, who announced a plan Friday to scrap the proposed "yoga tax." Published June 13, 2014

Bowser leads money race in D.C. mayor campaign

Democrat Muriel Bowser has the upper hand against her opponent in the D.C. mayor's race, collecting $858,000 during the latest reporting period, according to campaign finance statements. Published June 11, 2014

The Virginia Supreme Court has agreed to hear an appeal by the popular website Yelp, which was ordered earlier this year to turn over the names of seven reviewers who anonymously criticized a prominent local carpet-cleaning business. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens, File)

Yelpers wait for Virginia Supreme Court's five-star review

The Virginia Supreme Court has agreed to hear an appeal by the popular website Yelp, which was ordered earlier this year to turn over the names of seven reviewers who anonymously criticized a prominent local carpet-cleaning business. Published June 10, 2014

The contribution limit to any candidate for the D.C. mayoral race is $2,000 per donor for the entire race and the limit most affects Muriel Bowser, who had to raise significant money to stay ahead during the primary race  (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

D.C. mayoral race a strain on donors

Contenders in the D.C. mayor's race are scheduled to file financial statements Tuesday providing the best clues yet as to how competitive the election will be — and whether donors in the heavily Democratic city are tapped out after a bruising and expensive primary campaign. Published June 8, 2014

Rep. Neil Parrott, R-Washington County (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)

Petition drive to challenge Maryland's 'bathroom bill' comes up short

Organizers of a Maryland petition drive seeking to repeal the so-called "bathroom bill" adopted by lawmakers this year are thousands of signatures short of their goal just two days ahead of a first deadline, a setback that could effectively end the campaign to put the measure before voters. Published May 29, 2014

D.C. Council Chairman Phil Mendelson. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

D.C. Council approves biggest tax cut in 15 years

The D.C. Council on Wednesday gave its blessing to the first significant package of tax cuts in the District since 1999, providing relief to residents of a city whose coffers have swelled in recent years along with its cost of living. Published May 28, 2014

Construction workers walk through the short tunnel underneath the intersection of Routes 7 and 123 leading to the partially underground Tysons Central 7 station on the new Silver Line in Tyson's Corner. It is part of Phase 1. The station is expected to open in late 2013. (T.J. Kirkpatrick/The Washington Times)

Metro takes control of Silver Line

Metro took control of the newly built Silver Line on Tuesday, beginning a 90-day countdown of testing before the line opens to passengers. Published May 27, 2014