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

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D.C. police Chief Cathy L. Lanier says her department has made headway in identifying records that correspond to sexual assaults questioned by Human Rights Watch in its blistering report that accused the department of failing to investigate the cases. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

D.C.’s ‘missing’ assault cases were moved

Some of the 170 sexual assaults that an international human rights organization said the D.C. police department failed to investigate were incidents that occurred outside of the District and as a result were investigated by other law enforcement agencies, Police Chief Cathy L. Lanier said. Published February 7, 2013

Metropolitan Police Chief Cathy L. Lanier.  (Drew Angerer / The Washington Times)

D.C. chief disputes report that police mishandled rape cases

A portion of the 170 sexual assaults that an international human rights organization said in a recent report that the D.C. police department failed to investigate were incidents that occurred outside of the District and as a result were investigated by other law enforcement agencies, according to Police Chief Cathy L. Lanier. Published February 7, 2013

Kidnapped D.C. brothers charged in captor's killing

Two brothers are being charged in connection with a fatal December shootout in Southeast D.C. that was triggered after one of the men was kidnapped while trying to pay a ransom for the other. Published January 31, 2013

18-year-old D.C. shooting suspect also faced murder charge

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. Published January 30, 2013

D.C. nightclub owner gets dramatic in opening defense

A former D.C. nightclub owner being retried on drug conspiracy charges ripped up a copy of his criminal indictment as part of a dramatic opening statement Monday to a federal jury hearing the case after a U.S. Supreme Court ruling banned some previously allowed evidence. Published January 28, 2013

**FILE** Antoine Jones

Suspect in drug case represents himself at third trial

At its heart, it's still a drug case. While it is now associated with a landmark Supreme Court ruling regarding the government's use of GPS tracking, prosecutors are again trying to prove that a former D.C. nightclub owner acted as a drug kingpin. Published January 27, 2013

**FILE** Antoine Jones

Retrial begins in D.C. case that prompted Supreme Court GPS ruling

At its heart, it's still a drug case. While it is now associated with a landmark Supreme Court ruling regarding the government's use of GPS tracking, prosecutors on Friday again began trying to prove that a former D.C. nightclub owner acted as a drug kingpin. Published January 25, 2013

**FILE** Metropolitan Police Chief Cathy L. Lanier (The Washington Times)

Rights group faults D.C. police on rape cases

An international organization dedicated to exposing human rights abuses across the globe has turned its attention to the nation's capital, accusing the D.C. police department in a blistering report issued Thursday of failing to investigate cases of rape and sexual assault and urging an outside oversight of the department's handling of those cases. Published January 24, 2013

Mugs seen as crime solvers

A D.C. lawmaker is looking to end the Metropolitan Police Department's long-standing ban on the release of mug shots of people who are arrested — a move she hopes will increase the likelihood of solving other crimes. Published January 23, 2013

A man is silhouetted against the sunlit Chinatown arch in Chinatown near Seventh and H streets Northwest in Washington on Wednesday, Nov. 28, 2012. (The Washington Times)

Damage in Northwest D.C. after modest protests

A handful of protest activity was reported around Monday's inaugural celebrations, with the most serious incident occurring hours before the ceremony when demonstrators marching through the Chinatown neighborhood in Northwest Washington smashed windows at a bank and a Hooters restaurant. Published January 21, 2013

16-year-old P.G. student fatally shot

A 16-year-old Fort Washington boy was fatally shot after attending a party early Sunday — the fourth time a Prince George's County Public Schools student has been slain this school year. Published January 20, 2013

Richmond Diallo Binns Phillips

D.C. cop found guilty of killing mistress, baby

A Prince George's County jury on Thursday found a D.C. police officer guilty of fatally shooting his mistress and leaving their 1-year-old child to die in a sweltering car, prosecutors said. Published January 17, 2013