D.C. Police Chief Cathy L. Lanier has ordered the closing of a Northeast nightclub where a man was stabbed multiple times this week.
Gun rights activists plan to openly carry weapons as they march across the Arlington Memorial Bridge into the District on July 4 as part of a protest organized by an Internet talk show host — a plan that drew a swift and confrontational response from the city's police chief.
A 19-year-old man convicted in the grisly killing of a teenage woman was at the time of the murder a ward of the District of Columbia, according to sources at the city's youth rehabilitation agency.
D.C. police officers are spending too much time in hospitals, Metropolitan Police Chief Cathy L. Lanier says. But the problem isn't officers getting hurt on the job, it's officers being sent to hospitals to guard people who have been arrested.
D.C. Police Chief Cathy L. Lanier said heightened security plans initiated after a pair of blasts near the finish line of the Boston Marathon on Monday afternoon will remain in place until officials are "comfortable" there is no threat against the District.
The District's $220 million state-of-the-art forensics laboratory opened in October with great fanfare, but photographs of the lab's evidence room obtained by The Washington Times and a widely distributed email exchange between the commanding officer of its Crime Scene Investigations Division and his employees paint a different picture.
A receipt for a prepaid cellphone, a firearms safety-course certificate and a very particular type of ammunition are among the clues that led authorities to charge a 65-year-old Silver Spring woman with first-degree murder in the shooting of her cousin.
D.C. police said Friday that that one of the two 19-year-old men sought in connection with a drive-by shooting that injured 13 people this week had turned himself in.
Thirteen people were injured in a drive-by shooting outside an apartment complex in Northwest D.C. early Monday in a sudden burst of violence involving what residents described as dozens of gunshots.