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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

Articles by Andrea Noble

Police officer held without bond on murder, sex charges

A Maryland police officer was ordered held without bond Wednesday after being indicted on charges including attempted-murder and sex offenses, according to court records. The charges are in connection with the officer shooting a man, then claiming he was carjacked. Published July 27, 2011

Police: Man slashing female Virginia shoppers in buttocks

Young women are being warned to mind their behinds while shopping in the Fairfax area after investigators have linked a series of bizarre slashings, according to the Fairfax County Police Department. Published July 26, 2011

Ricardo Leon

Man fatally shot by Fairfax police was DoD security officer

A Centreville man fatally shot Thursday by Fairfax County police was a Defense Department security officer stationed at the vice president's mansion who had been hospitalized the previous day due to erratic behavior, coworkers and officials said. Published July 22, 2011

Heat wave gives D.C., suburbs a tropical feel

The sweltering heat and high humidity made it feel a hotter Thursday in the Washington area than the beaches of Panama or the floating markets of Bangkok, according to weather reports. Published July 21, 2011

P.G. Council tightens regulations on dance halls

Dance halls in Prince George's County will face stricter safety regulations and will pay more to license their clubs after the County Council voted Tuesday to adopt new regulations. Published July 19, 2011

1 injured in Columbia Heights shooting

A male was shot and wounded Tuesday evening near the Columbia Heights Metro Station, the Metropolitan Police Department said. Published July 19, 2011

Man fatally shot near D.C. Metro station

A man was fatally shot a few blocks north of the Georgia Avenue-Petworth Metro Station in Northwest D.C. overnight, police said. Published July 19, 2011

Granzow pleads guilty in corruption scandal

A retired Prince George's fire official has pleaded guilty in connection with the widespread corruption scandal that has taken down developers, public officials and police officers in the county in the last several months, according to federal court documents unsealed Monday. Published July 18, 2011

Shootings close to firefighter patrols

At least three people were injured in four shootings in the District over a 24-hour period Sunday and Monday, according to fire and police officials. Published July 18, 2011

Karl Granzow

Former fire official pleads guilty in P.G. corruption probe

The guilty plea of a retired Prince George's County fire official was unsealed Monday in federal court, linking him to the large-scale corruption probe that has taken down developers, public officials and police officers in the county over the last several months. Published July 18, 2011

Pleas for more police rise after D.C. crime wave

A violent crime wave in the District's upper Columbia Heights neighborhood has residents, a D.C. Council member and other civic leaders asking police for more street-level enforcement. Published July 14, 2011