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Andrea Noble

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

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Police in Montgomery County search for a missing child, 11-year-old William McQuain, in Clarksburg on Monday. Capt. Paul Starks said that information was relayed to the police to direct their search in a particular area near an industrial park off of Interstate 270. (T.J. Kirkpatrick/The Washington Times)

Search continues for missing Germantown boy

Police in Montgomery County searched additional parks Monday in Clarksburg and Damascus with the hopes of finding an 11-year-old boy whose mother was discovered slain in her Germantown home. Published October 17, 2011

D.C. firefighters union picks up Twitter torch

The removal of the District's fire department spokesman and neutering of the agency's Twitter account has left a void in the District's "Twitterverse," but members of the agency's union say they plan to pick up the slack. Published October 14, 2011

Antoinette Starks

Prosecutors tried to keep woman in mental care before Target stabbing

Montgomery County prosecutors tried to prevent a state psychiatric hospital from releasing a schizophrenic woman, stating she remained a "danger to others and herself because of her mental illness," months before she was charged with stabbing a person Tuesday outside a Target store in Lanham. Published October 12, 2011

D.C. woman charged in fatal stabbing

Police in the District have charged a 19-year-old woman in connection with a fatal stabbing near Gallaudet University. Published October 12, 2011

Man fatally stabbed in Northeast D.C.

A man was fatally stabbed near Gallaudet University in the District on Tuesday in a domestic-related attack, police said. Published October 11, 2011

Gary Giordano

New appeal for Gaithersburg man held in Aruba

The Aruban lawyer for a Gaithersburg man detained for more than two months in the disappearance and presumed death of his travel companion has filed an appeal for the man's release. Published October 11, 2011

Antoinette C. Starks

Woman charged in P.G. stabbing involved in similar 2005 incident

A woman accused of stabbing another woman outside a Lanham Target store Tuesday morning was the same woman who spent six years in a mental hospital after a similar attack at a Bethesda Nordstrom department store, police said. Published October 11, 2011

P.G. police say shooting victim was a teen

Prince George's County police identified the victim of a fatal shooting in Hillcrest Heights as a 17-year-old who lived in the neighborhood. Published October 11, 2011


P.G. neighbor of murder suspect had filed previous complaints

DeAngelo Walker terrorized residents in his Capitol Heights neighborhood for more than a year before he was charged with the murder of a neighbor this month, said a neighbor who filed assault charges against Mr. Walker. Published October 6, 2011


Parents of slain P.G. teen angered by latest mishandled warrant

The parents of a teenage girl slain by her ex-boyfriend after the Prince George's County Sheriff's Office failed to arrest the man on an open warrant are angered that the agency has again mishandled an arrest warrant for another man now accused of murder. Published October 5, 2011

SUV crashes into Northeast D.C. house

The jolt Janet Reid felt in her Northeast D.C. living room Wednesday morning was reminiscent of August's earthquake, so initially she assumed that was the cause. Published October 5, 2011

Deangelo Walker, 25, is charged with killing his neighbor, William Albert Nelson, in Capitol Heights last month. (Prince George's County Police)

P.G. warrant foul-up under scrutiny

A Capitol Heights man with an open warrant out for his arrest was not taken into custody when he was served a peace order last month - the same day he is accused of fatally shooting his neighbor, the Prince George's County Sheriff's Office said Tuesday. Published October 4, 2011

D.C. police get ready for large-scale protests

Police in the District are planning for sizable but civilized protests this week by groups affiliated with the anti-Wall Street demonstrations in New York as the movement gains support in cities across the country. Published October 3, 2011

Three stabbed in downtown D.C. fight

Three men were stabbed early Friday during a fight downtown, according to the Metropolitan Police Department. Published September 30, 2011