The driver of the sedan that struck and killed 64-year-old Thomas Hendricks Hollowell of Arlington, Virginia, admitted responsibility for the hit-and-run crash.
The man at the head of a department being investigated for its construction of MGM National Harbor, where a child was injured this past summer, is leaving his position.
In videos posted on social media, Stephanie Chase Wheeler suddenly ignited, laying on the ground in the crowd – her upper body engulfed in flames as people nearby try to put them out.
The Associated Press reported that Tala and Rotana Farea’s mother told detectives that one day before the bodies were found last week, a Saudi Embassy official had called her and ordered that the family leave the U.S. because her daughters had applied for asylum.
Investigators are processing the car for any evidence, including fingerprints and bullet casings. Jerome Robinson of Southeast D.C. was killed last week during morning rush hour near Silver Hill Road.
Police are investigating the mysterious deaths of two sisters from Saudi Arabia whose bodies, bound together with tape, washed up on New York City’s waterfront last week.
The reports confirm what 25-year-old Bijan Ghaisar’s family has long said — that he was not armed when he was shot nine times by two U.S. Park Police officers following a chase up the George Washington Parkway last November.
Investigators in D.C. are searching for the person they say set a woman on fire Sunday leaving her in critical condition.
A third person is now under arrest, charged in the shooting death of a 10-year-old girl in Northeast D.C. over the summer. Makiyah Wilson, 10, was shot to death July 16 when four gunmen opened fire on a group of people in an apartment courtyard in the Clay Terrace neighborhood of Northeast D.C. in July. Wilson’s mother said the girl was on her way to an ice cream truck when she was fatally struck.
A medical examiner is testing the suspected human remains found near Sterling Elementary school Saturday morning and has requested additional testing, said Kraig Troxell with the Loudoun County Sheriff’s office.
The description of the man from two grounds workers at the nearby residence of the Australian ambassador appears to match 37-year-old Daron Wint, who’s been charged with first-degree murder in the killings and whose trial at D.C. Superior Court is now in its second week.
Jurors in the murder trial of the man accused of killing a D.C. businessman — along with his wife, son and housekeeper — heard key testimony from the businessman’s assistant, who prosecutors say unknowingly dropped off $40,000 in ransom at the time the family was being held hostage inside their home.
After their son died in a fire that started in underground tunnels under a Bethesda house, a Silver Spring couple has filed a civil suit against the man who owned the home and who paid their son to dig the tunnels. The family’s lawyer shared details with WTOP about the lawsuit, including why the family waited exactly one year after their son’s death to file it.
In a bombshell opening statement, the defense attorney for the Maryland man charged with torturing and three members of a D.C. family and their housekeeper claims it was actually Daron Wint’s two younger brothers who planned and carried out the brutal crime.
Just like well-known scams in which callers claim to be from the Internal Revenue Service, this phishing scam plays on fear in the Chinese community.
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.