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Years of the District outsourcing forensics work, including drug and DNA analysis, came to an end Monday with the opening of the city's $210 million Consolidated Forensics Laboratory.
One man is dead and another is in police custody after a stabbing in Northeast D.C. Thursday night.
D.C. officials are gearing up for Inauguration Day festivities that will stretch from the U.S. Capitol to the White House, a logistical tightrope walk that costs millions, requires onlookers to deal with street-level checkpoints and puts city hall in the hands of the Secret Service.
The District will resume breath testing on Friday of motorists suspected of drunken driving, reviving a critical investigative tool that has been dormant for more than two years amid questions about its reliability.
D.C. police are looking for a man who sexually assaulted a transgender woman at gunpoint in Northeast this week.
A bill that would decriminalize gun and ammunition possession charges for some legal firearms owners from outside the city caught traveling through the District with their weapons goes before a D.C. Council committee Monday, a potential change to the law that comes too late for one Capitol Heights man.
A man was stabbed in the head Friday afternoon in the Trinidad area of Northeast D.C.
When the Founders chose the swampy marshland along the Potomac River to serve as the home for the federal government, they couldn't have envisioned it would one day become a cesspool of violence. While crime rates have steadily declined in the the rest of the country, the trajectory in the District is up.
A man was fatally shot Wednesday night in Southeast D.C. during a struggle with a man he was trying to rob, Metropolitan Police Department officials said Thursday.