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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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D.C. attorneys defend law to push back AG election

Attorneys representing the District cite the fact that a law pushing the election for the city's first attorney general back to 2018 is not yet in effect as a reason to toss out a lawsuit seeking to keep the race on the April ballot. Published October 31, 2013

D.C. pit bull owner sentenced in dog attack on boy

A D.C. man whose three pit bulls escaped his Brightwood home and mauled a neighborhood child until a good Samaritan shot the dogs was sentenced to eight days in jail and three years probation. Published October 28, 2013

Eight injured at Howard University homecoming concert

Eight people, including a police officer, were injured Friday during a concert at Howard University as crowds rushed a gate at the homecoming event, according to the D.C. fire department. Published October 25, 2013

** FILE ** Experts call teen risk behavior a canary in the cavern. (Seattle Times via Associated Press)

D.C. mayor, AG support bill decriminalizing marijuana

Mayor Vincent C. Gray and the city's top attorney lent their qualified support to a bill that would decriminalize possession of small amounts of marijuana, but they suggested changes to quell concern that people could walk the streets openly smoking joints. Published October 24, 2013

Mayor Vincent Gray said that approval of the referendum would send a signal that we are sick and tired of the special burdens imposed on the District.  (The Washington Times)

Gray won't endorse bill delaying AG election

D.C. Mayor Vincent C. Gray symbolically noted his disapproval Tuesday with the final version of legislation that postpones the city's first election for attorney general by four years, returning the bill to the D.C. Council unsigned. Published October 22, 2013