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By Donald Lambro
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Topic - Fort Washington
A couple of dozen demonstrators attending a rally on the Mall once billed as the Million Muslim March were vastly outnumbered Wednesday by onlookers who heckled them and a counterprotest consisting of motorcycle riders honoring Sept. 11 victims.
Tens of thousands of Prince George's County residents were preparing Tuesday to spend the hottest week so far this year without running water, thanks to a failing underground pipeline that urgently needs to be replaced.
A former deputy director at a private contractor that did business with the U.S. Agency for International Development was sentenced Friday to 51 months in prison in the embezzlement of more than $1 million from a program meant to address global health problems.
A man who sought help for a shooting victim at a Capitol Heights fire station — dropping the man off at the station and then fleeing — has been charged with first-degree murder in connection with his death, police said Wednesday.
At its heart, it's still a drug case. While it is now associated with a landmark Supreme Court ruling regarding the government's use of GPS tracking, prosecutors are again trying to prove that a former D.C. nightclub owner acted as a drug kingpin.
At its heart, it's still a drug case. While it is now associated with a landmark Supreme Court ruling regarding the government's use of GPS tracking, prosecutors on Friday again began trying to prove that a former D.C. nightclub owner acted as a drug kingpin.
A 16-year-old Fort Washington boy was fatally shot after attending a party early Sunday — the fourth time a Prince George's County Public Schools student has been slain this school year.
A 46-year-old man was struck by a car and killed in Fort Washington early Thursday morning when a driver fell asleep at the wheel and drove onto the sidewalk.
D.C. police on Wednesday announced three arrests in the brutal beating and robbery of a 29-year-old man on Capitol Hill last month.
Six drug dealers responsible for flooding the streets of one southeast D.C. neighborhood with crack and cocaine conducted many of their large-scale transactions in shopping centers in Oxon Hill near at least one of their homes, according to court documents filed in their cases.
A 12-year-old boy charged with second-degree murder in the death of a 2-year-old foster sibling was not the focus of detectives' investigation until he admitted to police to "play fighting" and striking the girl up to six times, a Prince George's County homicide detective said.
The man suspected of being the driver of a stolen car that led a pair of Prince George's County police officers on a fatal car chase on Interstate 95 tried to change his appearance to avoid being arrested, prosecutors said at a court hearing Monday.
A man who was in a fleeing Acura TL, that a pair of Prince George's County police officer were chasing when their cruiser crashed and killed one of the officers, will be charged with auto theft, police announced Wednesday.
Prince George's County police are looking for the man they believe shot and killed a man outside an Oxon Hill apartment in a domestic incident Sunday afternoon.
The body of a woman found in a creek in Fort Washington last week has been identified as that of a missing 22-year-old D.C. woman, Prince George's County police said Monday.