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  • New Scotland Yard is the headquarters of London's Metropolitan Police, Britain's foremost and largest police service. (Associated Press)

    London police say they may move from New Scotland Yard

    It's not in Scotland. And it's missing a front yard. But anyone who has read a Sherlock Holmes novel can tell you that Scotland Yard equals London police.

  • MPD Chief Cathy L. Lanier, center, with Assistant Chief Peter Newsham, left, and Commander Melvin Scott, right, speaks about an undercover operation that resulted in the arrest of 70 suspects and confiscation of firearms and narcotics with a value of more than $7.1 million at Metropolitan Police Department headquarters in Washington, D.C. on Dec. 19, 2011. (T.J. Kirkpatrick/ The Washington Times)

    D.C. cop's overtime aids Lanier household income

    As Metropolitan Police Chief Cathy L. Lanier renegotiated her $253,000-a-year salary this week as the nation's fourth highest paid police administrator, one argument unavailable to her was that she is hurting for money.

  • Metropolitan Police Chief Cathy L. Lanier (Drew Angerer/The Washington Times)

    D.C. lauds killing decline, but P.G. worry grows

    Prince George's County police on Wednesday briefed reporters on the fallout from the county's latest killing — the 69th so far in a year on pace to reverse three years of declines in homicides.

  • A fire is seen during civil disturbances in Salford near Manchester, England, Tuesday, Aug. 9 2011. Police in the city of Manchester, in northwestern England, said seven people had been arrested so far, as youths rampaged through the city center, which had not previously been touched by the violence, arson and looting that has swept through London and other major cities since Saturday night. (AP Photo/Jon Super)

    Cameron races back to London afire

    British Prime Minister David Cameron scrambled to London on Tuesday to deal with widespread violence that has rocked the British capital over the past three days and created a political crisis for his coalition government.

  • England-Netherlands match off due to London riots

    England called off a soccer exhibition Wednesday against the Netherlands because of concerns about player safety amid a wave of rioting and looting across London, which also threatens the staging of Premier League matches this weekend.

  • Woman found fatally stabbed outside Old Post Office Pavilion

    A woman was found fatally stabbed Monday morning outside the Old Post Office Pavilion, five blocks from the White House, Metropolitan police said.

  • Photographers and cameramen surround the Range Rover carrying media mogul Rupert Murdoch along Whitehall in London on Tuesday, July 19, 2011, ahead of his and his son James' appearance before a House of Commons committee on the News of the World phone-hacking scandal. (AP Photo/Elizabeth Dalziel)

    Murdoch's car mobbed ahead of U.K. hearing

    Rupert Murdoch's car was mobbed by photographers Tuesday as he arrived for a grilling from U.K. lawmakers about the phone-hacking scandal that has swept from his media empire through the London police and even to the prime minister's office.

  • Hacking costs tabloid more ads, link to vets group

    A phone-hacking scandal cost the News of the World more advertisers and a prestigious link with military veterans Thursday after another paper reported that the tabloid had collected the telephone numbers of relatives of slain troops.

  • D.C. man fatally shot

    A Southeast man was fatally shot early Thursday at the intersection of 18th Street and U Place Southeast, Metropolitan police officials said.

  • UK police appeal for patience in hacking probe

    The police officer in charge of Britain's burgeoning phone hacking probe has appealed to the public for patience as authorities contact thousands of potential victims.

  • Spreading phone hacking scandal touches UK nerves

    Britain's phone hacking scandal intensified Wednesday as the scope of tabloid intrusion into private voice mails became clearer: Murder victims. Terror victims. Film stars. Sports figures. Politicians. The royal family's entourage.

  • 71-year-old D.C. man fatally shot

    Metropolitan police said Tuesday they were investigating the fatal shooting of as 71-year-old man in Southeast.

  • D.C. police ID man fatally shot near festival

    Metropolitan police on Sunday identified a man fatally shot near the route of the Caribbean Festival parade in Northwest.

  • D.C. Council seeks to clarify celebrity police-escort policy

    Believe it or not, actress Hilary Duff and Nation of Islam minister Louis Farrakhan have something in common: Both enjoyed a D.C. police escort before bad-boy celebrity Charlie Sheen highlighted the muddled policy issue in April, according to a ranking Metropolitan police officer.

  • Man fatally stabbed in Southeast D.C.

    A man was found fatally stabbed early Sunday, Metropolitan police said.

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