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  • Arrest made in killing of 95-year-old Md. WWII veteran

    WASHINGTON – A resident of a Colesville retirement community has been charged with the murder of a 95-year-old veteran who lived in the same complex. Montgomery County police say that Eric S. Dyson, 60, of…

  • Waynesboro man sentenced for slaying of co-worker

    WAYNESBORO, Va. (AP) — A Waynesboro man will spend more than 20 years in prison for the slaying of a co-worker. Boyd Wiseman was accused of fatally shooting 38-year-old Jeffrey S. Earhart of Staunton at…

  • DC man pleads guilty in fatal shooting of Howard student

    WASHINGTON (AP) — A Washington, D.C. man has pleaded guilty in the Fourth of July shooting death of a Howard University student killed in a botched robbery attempt. Twenty-eight-year-old Rasdavid Lagarde pleaded guilty Wednesday to…

  • New clues in death of lawyer found in upscale D.C. hotel

    WASHINGTON — New details are emerging in the mysterious killing of a lawyer found dead in an upscale downtown D.C. hotel Feb. 9. A search warrant says David Messerschmitt was stabbed several times in the back. He…

  • Man dead, woman wounded in Cumberland double-stabbing

    CUMBERLAND, Md. (AP) — A Cumberland man has been arrested in a double-stabbing that left one man dead and a woman in the hospital. The Cumberland Police Department says they responded to a Cumberland home…

  • Alexandria slayings suspect ordered hospitalized

    ALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) — A judge has ordered a Virginia man charged with three murders in Alexandria to be hospitalized for a more complete mental evaluation. The judge says Charles Severance’s first evaluation did not…

  • Court won’t rehear ex-U.Va. lax man’s appeal in ex’s slaying

    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — The Supreme Court of Virginia won’t be rehearing a former University of Virginia lacrosse player’s appeal in the killing of his former girlfriend. The court Thursday denied a December petition to…

  • Blacksburg man charged in death of 14-month-old boy

    BLACKSBURG, Va. (AP) — A Blacksburg man faces a second-degree murder charge stemming from the death of a 14-month-old boy. The Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office says 33-year-old Curtis R. Goins initially was charged with aggravated…

  • Fight over Redskins ends in death, fiancée says

    WASHINGTON — A fight in a Chesapeake, Virginia, eatery that left one man dead Dec. 28 reportedly started over the Redskins-Cowboys game, according to the victim’s fiancée. Ronnie Cisko, 36, of Chesapeake is charged with…

  • Woman stabbed to death in Woodbridge

    WASHINGTON — A husband stabbed to death his 21-year-old wife in Woodbridge, Virginia, early on New Year’s Day, police say.  The murder  — the first of 2015 in Prince William County — occurred in a…

  • Man shot to death in Beltsville

    WASHINGTON — Prince George’s County police are investigating an early morning murder in Beltsville, Maryland. Police tweeted that they responded to the shooting death just before 2:30 a.m. Thursday. The man, who was pronounced dead…

  • D.C. man dead after Division Ave. shooting

    WASHINGTON — A 27-year-old Northeast D.C. man is dead after a shooting in the 600 block of Division Avenue, according to the Metropolitan Police Department. Police say the shooting of Gregory Brown occurred just before…

  • D.C. man wanted for murder in fatal NW shooting

    WASHINGTON — D.C. police officers are looking for Marvin W. Lopez, also known as Marvin Lopez Cabrera, who allegedly shot and killed a man in Northwest on Christmas Eve. According to police information, Yamalith Arroyo…

  • Frederick County woman charged with killing grandmother

    WASHINGTON — A Frederick County woman has been charged with killing her grandmother, who died after being spotted Monday lying in her front yard with no one else around. The state police say that Lillie…

  • 3 charged in Md. transplant survivor’s killing

    SILVER SPRING, Md. (AP) — Montgomery County police say they’ve charged three people in the death of a 26-year-old kidney-transplant survivor killed in his home earlier this month. Police said Wednesday that 26-year-old Samantha Parker,…