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A specialized D.C. police unit that investigates officer-involved shootings is being split up.
D.C. police said a man fatally shot this month in Southeast Washington was killed by a 16-year-old boy after the man stumbled upon a robbery in progress – a crime that added to an alarming list of recent robberies citywide that suddenly have turned violent.
The number of robberies committed across the District remains up by about 10 percent this year, though the frequency of such crimes has come down significantly after a notable spike, Metropolitan Police Chief Cathy L. Lanier said.
Ward 7 activist Geraldine Washington and an unspecified number of parents and relatives of D.C. Public Schools students will be able to re-enter schools from which they had been barred, according to a D.C. Council member who intervened in the matter.
An unarmed security guard thwarted a gunman in Washington on Wednesday using nothing but his body - and that's just what D.C. officials want. Mayor Vincent C. Gray cited Leonardo Johnson's being shot in the arm while protecting coworkers at the Family Research Council (FRC) as proof the capital city's restrictive gun laws are effective.
A D.C. police captain who was demoted after actor Charlie Sheen received a police escort to his comedy show last year has filed a multi-million dollar whistleblower lawsuit against the department.
A District of Columbia police captain who was demoted after actor Charlie Sheen received a high-speed police escort to a performance has filed a $12 million whistleblower lawsuit against the department.
A D.C. police officer previously assigned to the White House motorcade is now on desk duty while police and the Secret Service investigate a report that the officer made threatening comments about first lady Michelle Obama.
A D.C. police officer assigned to the White House motorcade is now on desk duty while police and the Secret Service investigate a report that the officer made threatening comments about first lady Michelle Obama.