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A calculated federal sting operation such as the one that ensnared former D.C. Council member Michael A. Brown for bribery wouldn't have gotten off the ground without evidence of prior suspicious dealings, former federal prosecutors said.
Donning a mask while committing a crime: pretty common. Facing jail time for doing so: not so much.
Six teens face murder charges in the fatal stabbing of an 18-year-old who was killed at the Woodley Park Metro Station after confronting a group who robbed him earlier in the night, prosecutors said Wednesday.
A Northeast D.C. man was sentenced to 120 days in jail Tuesday for killing a sleeping puppy by dropping a 100-pound cement block on its head, prosecutors said.
A D.C. man was sentenced Wednesday to 20 months in prison for phoning in bomb threats to Amtrak that resulted in train delays in November 2011 and January, prosecutors said.
A former D.C. police sergeant was sentenced Friday to 18 months in jail for stealing more than $40,000 from a senior citizen she met while investigating a crime, prosecutors said.
An eight-year veteran Metropolitan Police Department officer was convicted Wednesday of attempting to receive stolen property, the U.S. Attorney's Office for the District said.
A 19-year-old D.C. man was sentenced Friday to three years in prison in connection with the death of his 7-week-old son, who died from head injuries after he was dropped and then left unattended, the U.S. Attorney's Office for the District said.
A Hyattsville woman working as a postal service mail processor pleaded guilty in federal court on Monday to a charge stemming from the theft of 900 pieces of mail that were addressed to charities and contained cash and checks worth $9,000.
A D.C. man was sentenced to 18 years in prison on Friday and a Maryland man received a 20-year prison term for a shooting that stemmed from a fight over food and drinks at a family cookout, the U.S. Attorney's Office for the District said.
A former George Washington University professor was sentenced on Friday to 47 months in prison for possession of child pornography, the U.S. Attorney's Office for the District said.
A Hyattsville woman working as a postal service mail processor was indicted in federal court on Friday on charges she stole mail addressed to charities and containing checks worth $9,000.
A D.C. man was sentenced Tuesday in connection with a daylight armed robbery in Northeast last year during which he and another man fired 19 warning shots into the air — only to be caught by police who were nearby and heard the gunfire.
A D.C. man was sentenced on Friday to 28 years in prison for fatally shooting another man 20 times because he thought the other man was "disrespecting" his father during an argument, the U.S. Attorney's Office for the District said.
A 21-year-old D.C. man has been convicted of burglarizing a home and attempting to burglarize another home on the same day, the U.S. Attorney's Office for the District said Friday.