A Catholic priest charged with sexually abusing three parishioners has rejected a plea deal, and will maintain his innocence at trial.
The partial government shutdown has closed the D.C. Marriage Bureau, halting civil ceremonies and the issuing of marriage licenses. For one local couple, a Jan. 12 wedding ceremony in downtown D.C. will go on. But, “I would still like the paperwork to be done,” said the bride-to-be.
Charging documents allege a D.C. Catholic priest — charged with sexual misconduct with three parishioners — preyed on the fears of an 11-year-old-girl and sexually abused her for an entire year.
The Rev. Urbano Vazquez is accused of inappropriately touching three teenage parishioners in May 2015 at the church. So far he’s been charged with one count.
Family members of Wendy Martinez, who was fatally stabbed Sept. 18 while out for a run in her Logan Circle neighborhood, had flown in from Florida for the preliminary hearing. Approximately a dozen family and friends of the defendant, 23-year-old Anthony Crawford, were also in the courtroom.
In the next Inauguration Day rioting trial, prosecutors intend to call a witness who spent two years undercover, infiltrating an anarchist extremist group.
Six protesters indicted for rioting in the nation’s capital on Inauguration Day were acquitted of the charges, after a monthlong trial in D.C. Superior Court.
A former massage therapist pleaded guilty to sexually assaulting three female customers in D.C., and could face up to five years in prison.
A former massage therapist charged with sexually assaulting two Massage Envy customers plans to plead guilty, according to his lawyer.
The first trial began this week for six of the more than 200 protesters arrested in connection with riots that paralyzed parts of the District during Donald Trump’s presidential inauguration.
A court-wide glitch at D.C. Superior Court halted juror check-in, which was supposed to begin at 8 a.m. The “catastrophic computer outage” affected the entire D.C. Superior Court campus
A federal lawsuit against a major bank claims D.C. jurors are being nickel-and-dimed by excessive fees in debit card payments.
Activists from the environmental group Greenpeace appeared before a judge in D.C. Superior Court on Thursday night, after they had climbed a 270-foot crane in downtown D.C. Wednesday in an act of protest.
“I get a new life, I get new parents,” said Jalonnie Wade Rencher-Butler, 8, whose adoption was made final during the 30th annual D.C. Adoption Day on Saturday.
For those living their lives looking over their shoulders, Operation Safe Surrender program may be a chance to turn their lives around. The program is in effect in D.C. for the third time since 2007.
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