A Silver Spring man suspected of fatally stabbing two people at a mall in Wheaton more than two years ago was arrested and charged Monday.
The Southeast D.C. man charged with first-degree murder for the shooting a prominent Pakistani philosopher and scholar was found not guilty by reason of insanity for a previous homicide in 1998.
The D.C. police said Joshua Artis, 29, of Woodbridge, Virginia, was taken into custody on Monday.
Virginia Lt. Gov. Justin Fairfax stopped presiding over the state Senate for the second year in a row in protest when senators again honored a Confederate general.
Francisco Sosa was arrested in Georgia’s Gwinnett County in connection with the fatal stabbing of 19-year-old Herson Mejia-Alvarez of Riverdale in May 2018.
Police said officers were called Jan. 7 for a 2-year-old girl in cardiac arrest. Law enforcement later initiated an investigation into possible child abuse.
The Maryland man who opened fire on a Prince George’s County police station in March 2016, leading to the deadly friendly-fire shooting of an undercover detective, has been sentenced Thursday to 195 years in prison.
Prince George’s County police say the man died of upper body trauma.
The fire that engulfed a Southeast D.C. house in which the bodies of two people, including a retired D.C. police employee, were discovered over the weekend was intentionally set as was another house fire about a block away.
Rondell Fletcher, 21, of Southeast D.C., is charged with first- and second-degree murder for fatally shooting Tyamonee Johnson, 22, of Fort Washington.
Shamar Marbury, of Northeast D.C., was shot and killed in Southeast D.C., not far from the D.C.-Maryland border. D.C. police are investigating his death as a homicide.
Two men have been fatally shot in Baltimore, marking the city’s first homicides of 2019.
Right before the start of the new year, Prince George’s County police said they made a number of arrests in connection with separate deadly shootings that happened on Friday and Saturday.
Montgomery County police tweeted that an arrest had been made in connection with the homicide of a woman found dead Friday night outside St. Raphael Catholic Church in Rockville, Maryland.
It has been a deadly year in the District and as it comes to a close, the violence has not slowed. A medical examiner found 13 children in the District died by homicide and a newly released D.C. police report found 13 juveniles were also arrested for murder in 2018.
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