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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

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Gary Giordano

Aruban judge orders Giordano released

A Gaithersburg man is scheduled to be released from an Aruba prison Tuesday after being held for nearly four months in the disappearance of a female travel companion. Published November 27, 2011

Police ID man killed in Hyattsville crash

Police on Friday identified the man killed in a Thanksgiving Day collision in Hyattsville that also left four others in critical condition. Published November 25, 2011

Gina Youngman (right) of New Canaan, Conn., reacts as daughter Sarah (left), 15, and friend Celina Sprague, of the District, try on hats at the Gap store on Thanksgiving Day in the Georgetown section of the District. Many retailers were open on Thanksgiving. (T.J. Kirkpatrick/The Washington Times)

Black Friday's gray area: Loss of Thanksgiving

The decision this year by more retail stores to bump up opening times for their traditional Black Friday sales has critics asking whether the so-called "holiday creep" is at the expense of the meaning behind the American holiday. Published November 24, 2011

One dead, five injured in Home Depot accident

One person was killed and five others injured Thanksgiving Day when a car struck a group of people outside a Home Depot in Hyattsville, police and fire officials said. Published November 24, 2011

FBI surveillance video shows former Prince George's County Executive Jack B. Johnson accepting a bribe from real estate developer Mizra Baig. Jackson pleaded guilty in May and is to be sentenced Dec. 6. (FBI)

Video shows Johnson taking bribe

Federal prosecutors on Tuesday released a secretly recorded video showing former Prince George's County Executive Jack B. Johnson casually accepting a cash bribe on the day he was arrested in connection with a wide-ranging corruption probe. Published November 22, 2011

Frederick Lawrence Scot

Prince George's police hunt for released murder suspect

A man suspected of a fatal shooting at a Prince George's County nightclub was accidentally released on bond this month after information related to another defendant's bond was mistakenly placed in his court file, prosecutors said Monday. Published November 21, 2011

D.C. Superior Court holds 25th annual Adoption Day

More than 30 children will have their adoptions finalized at D.C. Superior Court during Saturday's Adoption Day ceremony. Though the ages and backgrounds of the children differ, the day will be a milestone in all their lives. Published November 18, 2011

Two fatally shot in Prince George's

Two men were killed late Tuesday night in Prince George's County in separate shootings in Oxon Hill and District Heights, according to authorities. Published November 17, 2011

D.C. parking officer at work after PCP arrests

A D.C. woman was arrested twice this year on charges she was driving under the influence of PCP. But despite the arrests, she continued in her job — enforcing the laws of the District as a parking officer. Published November 17, 2011

A Pennsylvania State Police bomb squad investigator in Indiana, Pa., examines  personal belongings of Oscar Ramiro Ortega-Hernandez on Nov. 16, 2011. Ortega-Hernandez was arrested in connection with shots fired at the White House. (Associated Press/The Indiana Gazette)

Light shed on White House shooting suspect

The Idaho man charged Thursday with attempting to assassinate President Obama by firing shots at the White House told a close acquaintance the president is the "anti-Christ" and that he "needed to kill him," according to court documents. Published November 17, 2011

Two shot, one fatally in Northeast D.C.

One man is dead and another seriously wounded after a double shooting in a Northeast D.C. neighborhood Monday evening, police said Tuesday. Published November 15, 2011

D.C. settles lawsuit over teen's fatal shooting

The family of a 14-year-old boy fatally shot by an off-duty Metropolitan Police Department officer has reached a settlement with the D.C. government in the civil case filed after the boy's death, according to court documents filed in federal court Thursday. Published November 11, 2011

Man gets life for slaying over tattoo ink

A 21-year-old Greenbelt man will spend the rest of his life in prison for fatally shooting a 16-year-old girl during an argument over tattoo ink, Prince George's County prosecutors said. Published November 10, 2011

Former ward of DYRS killed

The same month Andre Wiggins was released from the custody of the District's juvenile justice agency, police raided his Northeast home and found a handgun and a vial of PCP, according to officials and court records. Published November 7, 2011