crime

Latest

  • Charges filed in Baltimore CVS arson case

    WASHINGTON – Federal investigators have identified the man they believe is responsible for the burning of a CVS Pharmacy during riots that broke out following the death of Freddie Gray in Baltimore this spring. Agents…

  • Harford detectives make arrest in 9-year-old double homicide

    EDGEWOOD, Md. (AP) — The Harford County Sheriff’s Office has made an arrest in a nine-year-old double homicide cold case in Edgewood. Twenty-seven-year-old Bernard H. Davis was arrested on Friday and charged with killing Waverly…

  • Former Jeweler, Teacher Now Attorney in DC Mansion Murders

    (WASHINGTON) — The new attorney for accused Washington, D.C. mansion killer Daron Wint has handled sex crimes, gang violence, attempted murder and corporate malfeasance, but only once before has he handled a first-degree murder case.…

  • More details released after burned body found in garbage can

    WASHINGTON – The individual found as firefighters doused a garbage can fire in the Trinidad neighborhood earlier this week died of a gunshot wound and his death has been ruled a homicide, according to D.C.…

  • Man charged in Metro beating seeks continuance

    WASHINGTON – A man caught on video beating a passenger on a Metro train could soon accept a plea deal. William Nelson, 52, was in court Monday morning for a preliminary hearing, but his lawyer…

  • Former candidate for Md. House of Delegates indicted

    ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — A former candidate for the Maryland House of Delegates has been indicted on felony theft, perjury and other charges relating to campaign spending. State Prosecutor Emmet Davitt announced the 38-count indictment…

  • Tips lead to arrest in boy’s shooting

    WASHINGTON — D.C. police say tips from the public helped lead to the arrest of a man charged with shooting a teen boy earlier this week. Police arrested Derryck A. Decuir, 22, of Southeast D.C.,…

  • Ex-Army contracting official gets 3.5 years for bribe-taking

    ALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) — A former Army civilian contracting official has been sentenced to 3.5 years in prison for demanding $500,000 in bribes from a private company seeking to renew a $100 million contract. The…

  • Maryland attorney general accuses ‘Money Guys’ of fraud

    TOWSON, Md. (AP) — Maryland Attorney General Brian Frosh is seeking to put investment adviser Philippe Rousseaux and his Towson firms out of business. Frosh announced Thursday that he wants to prevent Rousseaux, who owns…

  • Man to serve nearly 51 years in prison for child molestation

    FREDERICKSBURG, Va. (AP) — A man who filmed himself molesting a 3-year-old girl has been ordered to serve nearly 51 years in prison. The Free Lance-Start reports (http://bit.ly/1Bo2pL4 ) court records show 23-year-old Kenneth J.…

  • Sheppard Pratt worker, husband indicted on $2.5M mail fraud

    BALTIMORE (AP) — The director of patient records at Sheppard Pratt Health Systems and her husband have been indicted on charges of fraudulently billing Sheppard Pratt for $2.5 million. Forty-nine-year-old Lyneth Nyabiosi and her husband,…

  • Lawyers file document laying out Hinckley release conditions

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Lawyers for the government and Ronald Reagan’s would-be assassin John Hinckley Jr. have come to an agreement on certain conditions he would abide by if he is allowed to live full-time outside…

  • Lawmaker: Ice cream slaying reveals failed justice system

    FREDERICK, Md. (AP) — A state senator says last weekend’s fatal shooting of a Frederick ice cream truck driver was a failure of Maryland’s justice system. Frederick Republican Michael Hough (huff) said Thursday that Larnell…

  • Brother of teen charged in fatal stabbing arrested

    WASHINGTON — A second teen has been arrested in connection with a brawl outside a Fredericksburg drive-thru restaurant that left two men dead and put a third in the hospital. Fredericksburg police say the 17-year-old…

  • D.C. police seek 3 of interest in shooting of teenager

    WASHINGTON — A teenage boy is in grave condition after a shooting early Tuesday morning, and D.C. police now have pictures of men who might help solve the case. Police want help identifying three people…