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Matthew Cella

Matthew Cella

Matthew Cella is The Washington Times' Metro editor. He can be reached at

Articles by Matthew Cella

D.C. man sentenced in murder sparked by 'disrespect'

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. Published May 27, 2011

Sue Ann Marcum

Warrant raises more questions about AU professor's killing

Montgomery County police obtained a warrant charging Jorge Rueda Landeros — a 41-year-old yoga instructor currently thought to be in Mexico — with the brutal beating death of Sue Ann Marcum, whose body was found in her Bethesda home on Oct. 25. Published May 27, 2011

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Police ID victim of B-W Parkway crash

U.S. Park Police on Thursday identified a motorist killed in a crash on the Baltimore-Washington Parkway and asked the public for more information about what may have been a roadside exchange between the victim and another driver. Published May 26, 2011

City State: Morning Roundup

D.C. budget passes, Sulaimon must be served in person!, Draft plan for D.C. redistricting, U-Va. must hand over climate-change scientist's papers, gas-tax holidays in Md.?, MoCo fire union chief in trouble Published May 26, 2011

D.C. police investigate fatal shooting

Metropolitan Police said Wednesday they were investigating the fatal shooting of a Prince George's County man in Southeast. Published May 25, 2011

City State: Morning Roundup

Gray's Wal-Mart ultimatum, Uncollected tax dollars?, DOJ to ask lawmakers about redistricting, D.C. budget vote, More bed bugs at hospital Published May 25, 2011

City State: Morning Roundup

Troubled D.C. schools security contract, D.C. principal under investigation, father charged with killing daughter, 'Squids' plaguing highways, tip leads to arrest Published May 24, 2011

D.C. man arrested in PG homicide

Prince George's County police on Monday announced they had arrested a D.C. man in connection with a homicide in Oxon Hill earlier this month. Published May 23, 2011

CityState: Morning Roundup

Gray meets with disgruntled supporters, Metro considers simplifying signs, Ehrlich discusses life after Maryland, YouTube video raises questions about Metro Transit Police, Good month for McDonnell, Brown takes on budget Published May 23, 2011

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Md. State Trooper killed in auto accident

A Maryland State Police trooper was killed in the line of duty early Saturday in a traffic crash on Interstate 95 in Howard County. Published May 21, 2011

Guilty plea in Northeast D.C. home invasion

A Rockville man has pleaded guilty in connection with a home invasion at a Northeast D.C. house in February that ended in a shootout with police, the U.S. Attorney's Office for the District said Friday. Published May 20, 2011

Bus runs into KFC in Mont. Co.

Montgomery County police on Friday were investigating a collision in which a Ride On bus crashed into a KFC restaurant. Published May 20, 2011

Man gets 20 years for shooting at PG police

A Prince George’s County Circuit Court judge on Wednesday sentenced a Burtonsville man to 20 years in prison for firing shots at three Prince George’s County police officers. Published May 18, 2011