Police arrested two people in connection with a drive-by shooting that injured one man in the District's Takoma neighborhood Wednesday night.
Owning a gun in the District of Columbia can be dangerous, because the city's hastily drafted rules are putting the innocent in jeopardy. A gun owner who has cleared the District's 17 registration hurdles still isn't home free. To continue exercising the Second Amendment right to keep arms, individuals have to renew registration certificates every three years and show up at the Metropolitan Police Department (MPD) every six years to be fingerprinted.
One of the three people involved in Sunday's fatal police chase was a ward of the District's Department of Youth Rehabilitative Services (DYRS), officials said.
Two people were killed and three others injured early Sunday morning in a crash involving a D.C. police cruiser and a minivan being chased by other police cars, according to news reports.
An eight-year veteran Metropolitan Police Department officer was sentenced Friday to 180 days in jail on a charge of attempting to receive stolen property, the U.S. attorney's office said.
Metropolitan police on Friday said a 19-year-old D.C. man was fatally stabbed in Northwest.
Three D.C. residents were hospitalized Thursday morning with carbon monoxide poisoning, from a leak in a Northwest row house, according to officials.
Metro officials are trying to determine what caused a Red Line rail to crack and cause significant delays during the Thursday morning commute, the second such incident in recent weeks.
A would-be thief armed with a knife and tear gas attempted to rob two men Tuesday night at a Prince George's County gas station who turned out to be off-duty Metropolitan Police Department officers, according to town of Edmonston police.