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Matthew Cella

Matthew Cella

Matthew Cella is The Washington Times' Metro editor. He can be reached at mcella@washingtontimes.com.

Articles by Matthew Cella

Burglar who taunted victims on Facebook sentenced in D.C. court

A D.C. man who burglarized a Northwest home and taunted his victims by posting a photograph of himself with their stolen belongings on Facebook was sentenced to 44 months in prison Wednesday, the U.S. Attorney's Office for the District said. Published May 4, 2011

James E. Biddinger

Germantown man found fatally stabbed

Montgomery County police on Wednesday said they are investigating the fatal stabbing of a man inside a Germantown townhouse. Published May 4, 2011

D.C. man pleads guilty to Third Street Tunnel shooting

A D.C. man pleaded guilty Tuesday to assault with intent to kill while armed in connection with a December shooting in the Third Street Tunnel, the U.S. Attorney's Office for the District said. Published May 3, 2011

IN OTHER WORDS: Alexander blasts Times in letter

In response to the D.C. Office of Campaign Finance last week announcing an investigation prompted by reports in The Washington Times about spending from the constituent service fund of council member Yvette M. Alexander, the Ward 7 Democrat issued a letter to her constituents that — wait for it — criticizes The Washington Times. Published May 1, 2011

D.C. man sentenced for fatally stabbing brother

An Adams Morgan man was sentenced to seven-and-a-half years in prison Friday for fatally stabbing his brother during a fight in February, the U.S. Attorney's Office for the District said. Published April 29, 2011

D.C. man gets 50 years for killing teen

A D.C. man was sentenced to 50 years in prison Friday for killing a teen who tried to stop him from robbing another person, the U.S. Attorney's Office for the District said. Published April 29, 2011

D.C. police officer pleads guilty to burglary

A Metropolitan Police officer pleaded guilty Tuesday to a felony charge of attempted second-degree burglary, the U.S. Attorney's Office for the District said. Published April 26, 2011

Joshua P. Starr was named Monday as the Montgomery County Board of Education's candidate for superintendent of schools.

MoCo taps Stamford, Conn., schools chief to head system

The Montgomery County Board of Education announced Monday it had unanimously chosen the head of the Stamford, Conn., schools system as its nominee to replace Superintendent Jerry D. Weast. Published April 26, 2011

D.C. teen killed in P.G. County

Prince George's County police say a D.C. teen was found dead in Temple Hills late Friday. Published April 23, 2011

DoD police officer pleads guilty in sex sting

A Department of Defense police officer pleaded guilty Wednesday to charges he traveled to the District in order to have sex with a minor, the U.S. Attorney's Office for the District said. Published April 21, 2011

U.S. Army Reserve officer pleads guilty in child porn case

A Maryland man pleaded guilty in U.S. District Court for the District on Wednesday to a count of distribution of child pornography that occurred last year while he was on active duty with the U.S. Army Reserve in Kuwait and Iraq. Published April 21, 2011