• Man gets 16 years for shooting 8-year-old girl

    WASHINGTON (AP) — A 20-year-old man has been sentenced to 16 years in prison for shooting an 8-year-old girl who was hit when he was aiming for someone else. Karie Brown of Washington was sentenced Thursday in D.C. Superior Court. He pleaded guilty to aggravated assault while armed and other offenses. Prosecutors say on Feb.…

  • Public-safety pros talk about police use of force

    A frank panel discussion about police procedures and race in the wake of the tragedy in Ferguson, Missouri, was entitled \”When Police Shoot: A Dialogue on the Use of Force.\”

  • A bizarre local connection to FSU shooting

    An Alexandria man was in contact with shooter Myron May shortly before the shooting, in which three people were injured, one critically, and May was killed by police.

  • Police identify 19-year-old killed by gunman in Dale City

    Police say two males, one juvenile, were shot in Dale City late Saturday night.

  • 3 arrests made in death of teen in Prince William County

    The Prince William County police have made three arrests in the shooting death of Brenden Wilson, 16, a student at Woodbridge Senior High School.

  • Aspen Hill home invasion victims detain robber, 2 injured

    One man is under arrest — and two other suspects are on the loose — after robbing a group of people Sunday night in Aspen Hill, Maryland, police say.

  • Man shot in northwest D.C.

    A man was shot about a block away from the Shaw Metro station, in Northwest D.C., Monday night.

  • Police search for gunman after Md. triple shooting

    Police are looking for a gunman after three people were shot outside a Hyattsville restaurant Saturday night.

  • Deputy, man involved in fatal shooting identified

    SUITLAND, Md. (AP) — The Prince George’s County Sheriff’s Office has identified the deputy who fatally shot a man after responding to a domestic violence call involving a gun. Prince George’s County Police also released the identity of the man who was killed The deputy was identified Friday as Kendal Wade. Wade was placed on…

  • Double shooting kills 1, injures another in DC

    WASHINGTON (AP) — A double shooting in the District of Columbia has killed one man and injured another. Metropolitan police say the shooting happened just before 3 a.m. Monday at 8th and Jefferson streets in the city’s Northwest. One man died at the scene while the other was taken to the hospital. His condition is…

  • Security guard is attacked, woman shot in College Park

    Police say a male security guard at a College Park McDonald\’s was attacked by two men Sunday morning.

  • 1 dead, 1 seriously injured in Annapolis shooting

    ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Annapolis police say a man is dead and a woman was seriously injured in a shooting in an Annapolis apartment. The shooting was reported about 7:40 a.m. Officers say they found 49-year-old Arthurdella Harris and 54-year-old Tony Smith suffering from gunshot wounds. Police say Harris and Smith lived at the apartment.…

  • 2 charged in fatal shootings of 2 men in Baltimore

    BALTIMORE (AP) — Baltimore police have charged two alleged gang members with gunning down a member of a rival gang and a second man who was an uninvolved bystander. Officers charged 25-year-old Antwon Morton and 28-year-old Samuel Rogers with murder on Tuesday. They are accused of killing 20-year-old Christopher Camphor and 25-year-old Brandon Finney on…

  • Three men shot on street in Suitland, Md., Friday night

    Police say a man walked up and shot three other men on a sidewalk near Suitland Road Friday.

  • Correction: Triple Shooting-Hagerstown story

    HAGERSTOWN, Md. (AP) — In a story Sept. 9 about a triple shooting in Hagerstown, The Associated Press, relying on incorrect information from Hagerstown police, misidentified a slain man. The victim’s correct name is Corey Lynell Lee. A corrected version of the story is below: 1 slain, 2 wounded in Hagerstown, Md., shooting 1 dead,…