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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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Robbers hold up UPS truck in D.C.

Holiday gifts may have already been delivered to their destinations, but that didn’t stop a pair of robbers from holding up a UPS driver in Southeast D.C. on Wednesday and hoisting packages from the back of the driver’s van. Published January 2, 2013

By the number, D.C. homicides fall

After two decades of generally declining homicide levels, the District recorded fewer than 100 killings in 2012 for the first time since the Kennedy administration. Published December 31, 2012

Police investigate ‘Meet the Press’ incident

NBC talk show "Meet the Press" apparently received conflicting information from law enforcement about whether it is legal to possess a high-capacity gun magazine, leading to a highly publicized televised incident now under investigation by D.C. police. Published December 26, 2012

Screen shot from "Meet the Press" of David Gregory speaking to Wayne LaPierre.  (NBC)

D.C. police investigating 'Meet the Press' incident

D.C. police said Wednesday they are investigating an incident in which the host of an NBC talk show displayed a high capacity magazine during a segment discussing gun control. Published December 26, 2012

1 dead in car crash on Baltimore-Washington Parkway

One man was killed in a Monday morning car crash on the Baltimore-Washington Parkway after his car veered off the roadway and struck a tree, Prince George's County public safety officials said. Published December 24, 2012

Prince George's County Sheriff Melvin C. High (The Washington Times)

Drunken-driving cases plague P.G. sheriff’s office

At least three Prince George's County sheriff's deputies recently charged with offenses related to drunken driving are on the job, although their police powers have been suspended while their cases are investigated. Published December 23, 2012

Man arrested in connection with pipe bomb explosion

A 28-year-old man was arrested Friday in connection with the making of two small pipe bombs, one of which detonated on the porch of a College Park home on Tuesday causing minor damage. Published December 21, 2012

Man killed in D.C. home invasion

A man was killed Thursday night during a home invasion in the District's North Michigan Park neighborhood in Northeast, police said. Published December 21, 2012

This is a composite of the suspect in the sexual assault of a 15-year-old Woodbridge girl. Photo from Prince William County Police.

PW police search for suspect in sexual assault

Prince William County Police are looking for a man who sexually assaulted a 15-year-old girl after posing as a cable company employee to gain access to her Woodbridge home. Published December 18, 2012

D.C. police offer crime data after three-month hiatus

D.C. police on Tuesday resumed online publishing of city crime statistics after a nearly three-month blackout caused by glitches in the department's new data-management system. Published December 18, 2012

Police investigate man's death in Northeast

A man suffering from an apparent gunshot wound was found unconscious and not breathing in the Fort Lincoln neighborhood in Northeast Monday morning. Published December 17, 2012

Francis Joseph Maguire. Photo from Arlington County Police.

Police arrest Marymount student in dorm assault

A Marymount University student is recovering from surgery after another student slashed him across the abdomen, exposing his intestines, during a fight inside a school dorm room, Arlington police said Monday. Published December 17, 2012

Bedbugs in firehouse have staff sleeping in trucks

A bedbug infestation at a Northwest Washington fire station left firefighters sleeping in their personal vehicles or in the firetrucks to avoid being bitten by the bugs in their bunkrooms, a report on the conditions at D.C. firehouses found. Published December 13, 2012

Bus driver arrested in connection with 2010 murder

A Metrobus driver was arrested Wednesday in connection with the 2010 fatal shooting of a Centreville handyman who was killed as he tried to protect the family he worked for during a robbery, authorities said. Published December 12, 2012