Quick thinking by a nanny prevented the abduction of a young girl in front of her Georgetown home, according to police
Police have responded to several bomb threats in the D.C. area that are believed to be part of a nationwide hoax. Authorities said none of the threats has been substantiated.
D.C. police say they’re looking for the driver of a Lyft ride-hailing vehicle suspected of sexually assaulting a customer during a ride through Georgetown over the weekend.
D.C. police say four teen boys were arrested Tuesday night after a series of armed carjackings and street robberies across the city. Three of those arrested were 14 years old. The fourth was 13. Police are not releasing their identities because they are juveniles.
D.C. police said that a Silver Spring, Maryland, man who was riding an electric scooter in Dupont Circle was struck and killed Friday.
The incident occurred near Lafayette Elementary School on Broad Branch Road in the Chevy Chase section of Northwest. The driver told the guard, “I should just run you over,” and “I should shoot you up.”
A call-taker at the District’s 911 center failed to dispatch police to an elementary school, Monday, after a concerned parent reported witnessing an angry driver threaten to shoot and run over a school crossing guard.
Police have made an arrest in connection with the July killing of 10-year-old Makiyah Wilson in Northeast D.C. The second suspect, Quentin Michals, 21, of Southeast D.C., remains at-large and is considered armed and dangerous.
Makiyah Wilson, 10, was gunned down as she waited for an ice cream truck in the District. Sources tell WTOP the car used by the shooters is the same one stolen from Lanham 15 days earlier.
The District government says the estimated cost for the police and other city agencies to respond to the white nationalist rally near the White House Sunday is expected to hit nearly $2.6 million.
Police searching for four masked gunmen who opened fire on a crowd of people in Northeast D.C. killing a 10-year-old girl say they have found the car the suspects were seen driving.
D.C. police are intensifying their search for four suspects who opened fire on a crowd of people at a Northeast D.C. apartment complex, killing a 10-year-old girl near a playground and wounding four adults. See chilling surveillance video that captured the shooting.
D.C. police are looking for two suspects in a brazen car theft at a gas station that was caught on camera. See video.
D.C.’s police chief is crediting the Stanley Cup-winning Washington Capitals fans for their role in a huge, loud street celebration that resulted in a single arrest.
Police in D.C. have arrested a man suspected of gunning down a mother and father in Southwest over the weekend, and Ward 8 Council member Trayon White issued a statement calling the ward’s demoted police commander a “scapecoat” and urging he be reinstated.
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