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British police said Friday that a highly publicized inquiry into a BBC entertainer believed to have molested dozens of girls has widened to include more than 200 potential victims and possibly new perpetrators.
Crime decreased across the D.C. area by about 6 percent from 2010 to 2011, law enforcement leaders said Wednesday. But at the same time, criminals and gangs are more likely to organize outside their own neighborhoods and to focus on property crime or robberies.
Police identified a 27-year-old Northeast man as the suspect arrested in connection with a deadly stabbing near the Waterfront Metro station just after midnight on Sunday.
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.
The District of Columbia's speed-camera revenue-raising grows more brazen by the day. Last week, officials announced a dozen new speed-trap locations, while the for-profit Arizona-based vendor American Traffic Solutions (ATS) has been busy installing permanent speed cameras at well-concealed freeway locations on Interstate 295 and Interstate 395.
A double-decker bus carrying journalists at the London Olympics hit and killed a bicyclist Wednesday night, police and organizers said.
David Nalbandian was fined the maximum $12,560 and placed under police investigation for assault after kicking an advertising board and injuring a line judge during the Queen's Club final.
Police are investigating an assault complaint filed against David Nalbandian after the Argentine tennis player kicked an advertising board and injured a line judge during the Queen's Club final.
Concerned stakeholders of Ward 5 have been raising red-light issues for a couple of years now, mostly in response to a proliferation of strip and adult-entertainment establishments, shelters for homeless and wayward young adults in motels along the corridor and marijuana shops.