Claiming widespread discrimination, a dozen police officers of color in Prince George’s County have filed a federal lawsuit against the county and its police chief. They claim that racial bias has intensified under the leadership of Chief Hank Stawinski and they want to see policy changes.
The 80-minute lockdown on the afternoon of Nov. 27 started when an active shooter alert that never should have been sent went out across the campus of Walter Reed. From there, someone misheard it.
Community tips made all the difference, leading investigators to arrest an 18-year-old in the killing of an Annapolis father inside a model home last week, they said. And, Anne Arundel County police are hoping that information from the community will aid them again in solving other homicides.
A day after St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s investigators put out a felony warrant for 17-year-old Elijah Miles’ arrest, they said he was reportedly seen near Great Mills High School, prompting a campus lockdown there. The teen was arrested hours later.
A D.C. woman who drove down a busy highway with a police officer on the hood of her car is charged with attempted manslaughter and assault, among other charges, according to court documents.
Investigators in Prince George’s County, Maryland, and D.C. are working to find the two men responsible for the crimes early Monday that started in Maryland and crossed into the District.
The renowned Symphony of Soul band program at Bowie State University is now on probation and its music director has resigned following findings of student hazing.
An active-shooter scare Tuesday on the Bethesda, Maryland, campus of Walter Reed National Military Medical Center turned out to be a false alarm. But authorities had thought the threat was very real, despite the Navy saying on Twitter that it was just an “ad hoc drill.”
A Rockville, Maryland, man faces up to 10 years in prison after he entered a guilty plea on multiple charges related to child pornography, federal prosecutors said.
Wilson was killed and four others were injured July 16 in a spray of 76 bullets that prosecutors said were fired by four men. This month, a teen and a 25-year-old woman were the fifth and sixth people charged in the crime.
After spending 18 months in prison, just before the holidays, Anne Allen of Laurel, Maryland, is a free woman. A jury acquitted the former Walter Reed National Military Medical Center nurse who was in the midst of divorcing her husband, Scott Horn, 62, when he was killed.
Quanisha Latoya Ramsuer was arrested Tuesday on a warrant and is charged with felony obstruction of justice, according to court records. She also goes by the name of Latoya Quanisha, according to a D.C. Police source.
Judge Francis O’Brien heard testimony and evidence against Jitesh Patel, 42, of Woodbine, Maryland in a hearing Monday. After hours of testimony, she ruled there is probable cause Patel killed 40-year-old John Giandoni in March 2018.
A fifth person person has now been arrested in the shooting death of a 10-year-old girl, who was gunned down over the summer walking to an ice cream truck with a $5 bill in her hand.
The courtroom was packed Wednesday with family members of both Makiyah Wilson and the three accused gang members, who were ordered held without bond.
The three-part series "The making of Marion Barry" looks at how the future mayor got his start in the civil rights movement, how he became a power player in the city and his enduring legacy.