A proposed bill aims to change how the homicide of a fetus can be prosecuted in Maryland. The bill is based off the case of pregnant Howard County teacher Laura Wallen, who was killed last September.
U.S. Park Police Chief Robert MacLean canceled a meeting Tuesday with D.C. Del. Eleanor Holmes Norton and U.S. Rep. Don Beyer, D-Va. Park Police later released a statement about the decision to cancel the meeting.
The head of D.C.’s Department of Motor Vehicles apologize for mistakenly sent out hundreds of letters fining drivers and promised to set drivers’ records right.
When D.C. resident Linda Feldman opened a letter from the DMV, she thought it was a speeding ticket. Instead, it was a letter alerting her that her car insurance had lapsed for six months, and her vehicle registration was pending suspension.
More than two years after police happened upon the body of a missing Montgomery County man, the four have been indicted with conspiracy to commit his July 2015 murder.
A Northeast D.C. man faces a charge of first-degree murder while armed in the Dec. 28 shooting of Kerrice Lewis, and authorities say cellphone records could link him to related killings from the same day.
Police in Virginia spent hours searching the woods in Gainesville for a missing driver who they say could be injured or dead.
Yared Mekonnen, 24, of Silver Spring had been charged with second-degree sexual abuse and attempted kidnapping. He pleaded guilty in September.
Two bills stemming from recent cases of child abuse in Maryland are making their way through the state legislature, with support from Prince George’s County State’s Attorney Angela Alsobrooks.
Cash that will help police in Maryland shrink a backlog of digital evidence — which is often used to catch child predators — has finally started flowing. Meanwhile, there is momentum building in Annapolis to pass legislation that could better protect children from sexual abuse.
“This year in St. Paul, Minnesota, you have a huge presence and there’s a lot of awareness,” said Scott Santoro with the Federal Law Enforcement Training Center.
After police say a Maryland woman was killed by her husband within hours of seeking a restraining order, a D.C. lawmaker is proposing a change to better protect victims of domestic violence.
In an interview with WTOP, D.C.’s police chief describes the investigation into the death of a Ballou High School student as “complicated.” The special needs student died Monday, weeks after the he was hit by classmates at school.
It is likely a mother of three was killed by the very weapon she asked the courts to take from her husband one day earlier, Charles County investigators said.
Just 13 hours after an officer escorted Calvin Carnathan, 33, from his home in White Plains, Maryland, police returned to the home to find him and his wife, Candace, 33, dead in an upstairs bedroom.