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Andrea Noble

Andrea Noble was a crime and public safety reporter for The Washington Times.

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Man fatally shot in Southeast D.C.

A man was fatally shot Wednesday night in Southeast D.C., according to the Metropolitan Police Department. Published September 20, 2012

Two shot in Southeast D.C.

Two men were shot in the Congress Heights area of Southeast D.C. Wednesday afternoon. Published September 19, 2012

Border protection helicopter used to deliver homecoming invitation

A U.S. Customs and Border Protection helicopter pilot has been placed on administrative leave after a stunt during which a helicopter hovered low over a Prince William County high school football field in order to drop a homecoming invitation to a student. Published September 18, 2012

A utility worker secures a power line on a pole as his team repairs lines downed by fallen trees in Springfield, Va., Sunday, July 1, 2012. A severe storm late Friday, June 29th knocked out power to approximately one million residents, traffic signals and businesses in the region. (AP Photo/Cliff Owen)

Drenching storms topple trees, cut power around D.C.

A line of thunderstorms that stretched from Pennsylvania to Virginia walloped the D.C.-area Tuesday afternoon, toppling trees, knocking out power to thousands, and flooding roads as commuters started their evening trip home. Published September 18, 2012

Michael Jerome Stewart. Photo from the Prince George's County police department.

Victim's ex-boyfriend named as Capitol Heights murder suspect

Police are searching for the ex-boyfriend of a woman who was gunned down in Capitol Heights Sunday morning as she returned home from her work at an area strip club, where earlier in the night she had a confrontation with him. Published September 17, 2012

D.C. records five shootings in 18 hours

Five shootings — including one shooting in which two men were injured — were reported within 18 hours of each other in the District on Friday and Saturday, according to police. None of the incidents were fatal. Published September 15, 2012

6 plead guilty in large-scale D.C. drug ring

Six drug dealers responsible for flooding the streets of one southeast D.C. neighborhood with crack and cocaine conducted many of their large-scale transactions in shopping centers in Oxon Hill near at least one of their homes, according to court documents filed in their cases. Published September 15, 2012

Ex-PG officer 
gets five-year
 prison term in 
cigarette scam

A former Prince George's County police officer was sentenced to five years in prison Thursday for protecting shipments of untaxed cigarettes in a scheme uncovered in a widespread federal investigation that also led to criminal charges for former Prince George's County Executive Jack B. Johnson. Published September 14, 2012

Man found dead inside Northeast D.C. home

A man was found fatally shot Thursday afternoon inside a home in Northeast Washington, D.C. and police are investigating the death as a homicide, officials said. Published September 13, 2012

D.C. Police Chief Cathy L. Lanier and Prince George's County Police Chief Mark Magaw deliver new crime statistics for the D.C. metropolitan area to the Metropolitan Washington Council of Governments on Wednesday, Sept. 12, 2012. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

D.C.-area crime down, but new patterns emerge

Crime decreased across the D.C. area by about 6 percent from 2010 to 2011, law enforcement leaders said Wednesday. But at the same time, criminals and gangs are more likely to organize outside their own neighborhoods and to focus on property crime or robberies. Published September 13, 2012

Stolen car crashes into 2 D.C. police motorcycles

A stolen vehicle struck two Metropolitan Police Department officers on motorcycles Wednesday afternoon and a resident’s car as the driver tried to flee the area, according to police. Published September 12, 2012

5 men get long sentences for revenge killings in Southeast

Five men convicted of a series of retaliatory shootings in March 2010 that killed five and injured another nine people in Southeast Washington were handed lengthy prison terms Tuesday, with three of the men sentenced to life in prison with no opportunity for release. Published September 12, 2012