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Andrea Noble

Andrea Noble is a crime and public safety reporter for The Washington Times. She can be reached at [email protected].

Articles by Andrea Noble

D.C. settles lawsuit over teen's fatal shooting

The family of a 14-year-old boy fatally shot by an off-duty Metropolitan Police Department officer has reached a settlement with the D.C. government in the civil case filed after the boy's death, according to court documents filed in federal court Thursday. Published November 11, 2011

Man gets life for slaying over tattoo ink

A 21-year-old Greenbelt man will spend the rest of his life in prison for fatally shooting a 16-year-old girl during an argument over tattoo ink, Prince George's County prosecutors said. Published November 10, 2011

Former ward of DYRS killed

The same month Andre Wiggins was released from the custody of the District's juvenile justice agency, police raided his Northeast home and found a handgun and a vial of PCP, according to officials and court records. Published November 7, 2011

Curtis Maurice Lopez

Suspect denied bond in Md. killing of two

A man accused of fatally stabbing his wife as she slept and fatally beating his stepson with a baseball bat was ordered held without bond Thursday in Montgomery County District Court in Rockville, officials said. Published November 3, 2011

David, right, and Phyllis, center, Murray, the parents of the Lululemon Athletica employee murder victim Jayna Murray listen as their son Hugh Murray, left, speak to reporters after the murder suspect in the case, Brittany Norwood, in found guilty at the Montgomery County Circuit Court, Rockville, MD, Wednesday, November 2,  2011. (Andrew Harnik / The Washington Times)

Guilty verdict in Lululemon murder case

A Montgomery County jury on Wednesday evening found Brittany Norwood guilty of first-degree murder in the horrific slaying of her co-worker at the Lululemon Athletica store in Bethesda. Published November 2, 2011

Phyllis Murray, wearing a photo of her slain daughter, waits to enter the trial of Brittany Norwood, who is accused of fatally bludgeoning Jayna Murray in March inside the Lululemon Athletica shop in Bethesda, Wednesday, Oct. 26, at Montgomery County Circuit Court in Rockville. Ms. Murray testified in the case on Tuesday. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)

Lululemon jurors see tape of interview where cover story unravels

Jurors in Brittany Norwood's first-degree-murder trial on Tuesday watched the 29-year-old in a videotaped police interview fumble for answers about why she did not flee when the men she said attacked her and co-worker Jayna Murray asked her to leave the store and move Murray's car. A detective said that was when her story unraveled. Published November 1, 2011

Montgomery County Police Detective Dimitry Ruvin leaves court in Rockville on Monday after testifying in the murder trial of Brittany Norwood. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

Detective doubted Norwood in Lululemon slaying

The suspects initially described by Brittany Norwood as the attackers in the Lululemon Athletica store slaying were just too malicious to be believable, a Montgomery County Police detective testified Monday in court about the first time he started doubting the defendant's story. Published October 31, 2011

Brittany Norwood

Witness heard 'don't do this' cried from Lululemon store

Employees at the Bethesda Apple store that shares a wall with Lululemon Athletica heard 10 minutes of thudding, yelling and grunting on the night an employee at the yoga boutique was slain in March. Published October 28, 2011

Gary Giordano

Aruban judge again extends Giordano detention

An Aruban judge on Friday ordered a Gaithersburg man suspected in the disappearance of a travel companion detained for an additional 30 days, according to prosecutors. Published October 28, 2011

Phyllis Murray, the mother of Lululemon Athletica murder victim Jayna Murray arrives to the Montgomery County Circuit Court for the trial for the murder suspect, Brittany Norwood, Rockville, MD, Thursday, October 27, 2011. (Andrew Harnik / The Washington Times)

Suspect's account of slaying played during Lululemon trial

Jurors in the Lululemon Athletica murder trial heard Thursday from the woman accused of beating and stabbing a co-worker to death when prosecutors played a tape-recorded interview in which she gave detectives her first account of what happened the night of the killing. Published October 27, 2011

Brittany Norwood

Lululemon victim was alive through most of beating

Opening arguments in the first-degree murder trial of Brittany Norwood, charged in the horrific killing of her co-worker, provided the most dramatic account yet of a crime that shocked the region for its viciousness and for the twists and turns of an investigation that ultimately revealed a morbidly staged crime scene. Published October 26, 2011

Selection of jury starts in Rockville

Jury selection began Monday in the murder trial of Brittany Norwood, the woman accused of fatally beating a co-worker - and then attempting to cover up the crime - at the Lululemon yoga boutique in Bethesda. Published October 24, 2011

Brittany Norwood

Jury selection under way in Lululemon murder case

Jury selection began Monday in the murder trial of Brittany Norwood, the woman accused of fatally beating a co-worker — and then attempting to cover up the crime — at the Lululemon yoga boutique in Bethesda. Published October 24, 2011

Fatal stabbing in Southeast D.C.

A 30-year-old man was fatally stabbed Thursday night in the Barry Farms neighborhood in Southeast, a block away from the location where a man was slain Monday, police said. A woman is in custody for the stabbing. Published October 21, 2011

** FILE ** Natwar M. Gandhi (Rod Lamkey Jr./The Washington Times)

D.C. ex-tax examiner admits to theft

A former tax examiner with the District's Office of Tax and Revenue admitted Thursday to stealing more than $414,000 from the government office over a four-year-period. Published October 20, 2011