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Authorities have made an agreement not to prosecute a Northwest D.C. man who used his unregistered handgun to shoot and kill a pit bull in order to stop it from mauling a child in his neighborhood.
Since D.C. officials refused to turn over any documents about their investigation and decision not to prosecute NBC News’ David Gregory, we have to depend on the Freedom of Information Act to force transparency. Mayor Vincent Gray’s office, however, responded by deflecting my request. It turned out, he was hiding information.
Officials in Washington, D.C. are using dirty tactics to hide the investigation and decision not to prosecute David Gregory of NBC News for illegally possessing a “high-capacity” magazine in the District of Columbia.
Washington, D.C. officials are using dirty tactics to hide the investigation and decision not to prosecute David Gregory of NBC News for illegally possessing a “high-capacity” magazine in the District of Columbia.
A Northeast D.C. nightclub, shuttered after a man was stabbed there last week, has banned a go-go act because of violence at its shows, according to official reports on the incident.
Two men are dead and at least seven others injured in string of separate shootings and stabbings — including one at a nightclub — within a 24-hour span Sunday and early Monday in the District, according to police.
Two men were shot, one killed, in a Wednesday morning shooting in the District's Northeast Trinidad neighborhood.
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.
A manhunt is underway for a 27-year-old man who fatally shot his stepfather, a D.C. police officer, during a domestic dispute Monday night at their home in Upper Marlboro.
John Carlson had a cousin run in the Boston Marathon a year ago, and the Washington Capitals defenseman recalled his aunt and uncle going to watch the race. The Natick, Mass., native still has friends and family there and called Monday's bombings "terrible."
A heightened police presence was evident Tuesday at the District's annual Emancipation Day parade, where local officials considered the long-term implications for security within the District after the Boston Marathon bombings.
A man's body was found floating in the Tidal Basin early Thursday, the second time during a week of heavy tourist traffic around the waterfront that such a gruesome discovery was made.
The American Civil Liberties Union said in a lawsuit filed Thursday that a 10-year-old boy suffered a concussion when a D.C. police officer slammed the boy's head into a cafeteria lunch table while at the child's elementary school.
A 34-year-old man fatally shot early Tuesday by a D.C. police officer was the first to fire a gun during their encounter, Metropolitan Police Department officials said.