A U.S. citizen and former Army soldier was charged in court Thursday with fighting with an al Qaeda group in Syria and could face life in prison.
The District's $220 million state-of-the-art forensics laboratory opened in October with great fanfare, but photographs of the lab's evidence room obtained by The Washington Times and a widely distributed email exchange between the commanding officer of its Crime Scene Investigations Division and his employees paint a different picture.
The massive trove of artwork arrived in New Jersey last year from Texas on an 18-wheeler _ its contents a mystery.
Defense attorneys for the man convicted of killing Chandra Levy will request a new trial after learning that prosecutors had "significant impeaching" information about one of the government's witnesses, according to documents partially unsealed in the case Tuesday.
One of NASA's renowned research centers has been under a four-year FBI investigation for the possible transfer of secret weapon-system technology to foreign countries, including China, two Republican congressmen have disclosed.
Embattled former Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. of Illinois has agreed to plead guilty and faces possible jail time as part of a deal with federal authorities investigating accusations he misused campaign money, Chicago news outlets reported Friday.
An 18-year-old arrested this week in connection with a December shooting in Southeast D.C. was under high-intensity supervision after his release from jail as he awaited trial in a murder case, according to prosecutors.
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The U.S. Attorney's Office says it has concluded its criminal investigation of former D.C. Council Chairman Kwame R. Brown's 2008 campaign.