A 24-year-old man is back in Fairfax County, Virginia, to face charges in two separate 2016 homicides after having allegedly fled to Ethiopia.
A fatal shooting this week marked the 50th homicide in D.C. this year. With a 35% increase in the homicide rate since last year, 2019 is shaping up to be another violent year.
The deadly start to the year in D.C. continues. The police say there aren’t any more shootings than in previous years at this time, but shooting victims are more likely to die. Find out why.
There have been six more homicides so far in 2019 than this time last year and city leadership says it’s sticking to the police tactics in place.
City officials say more gun violence has contributed to the rising number of murders, and D.C. saw one of the biggest increases in fatal shootings nationwide while most other major cities reported overall decreases.
Roger “Tom” Marmet was caught in crossfire as he sat in his car at a traffic light in Northeast D.C. A 22-year-old man has been charged with pre-meditated first-degree murder in connection to the killing.
An outbreak of gun violence across D.C. claimed two lives and injured several more overnight Saturday into Sunday, closing off an already bloody September in the District.
The D.C. police have collected more than 1,000 firearms so far this year and recently arrested two alleged gun traffickers, the chief said.
“They are disputes between known parties. Somebody introduces a firearm into that dispute, and the next thing you know, we have somebody shot, somebody killed,” D.C. Police Chief Peter Newsham said Tuesday on WTOP.
The driver of a van hit by a thrown rock that killed his friend in the passenger seat occasional points a finger at himself, he told a Michigan TV station.
Two drastic changes are helping to quell the violence in Charm City as Baltimore marks its 200th violent death this year.
A deadly shooting on Wednesday marked Baltimore’s 146th homicide so far this year — the highest number the city has ever recorded during the first five months of a year.
Federal authorities have identified for possible deportation five men and a woman who have been charged in connection with two recent deaths in Fairfax and Prince William counties in Virginia.
Attorneys for a Virginia Tech student from Laurel accused of helping plan a murder want her confession to police thrown out, with less than a month before her trial is scheduled to begin.
After three days of deliberation, a Montgomery County jury could not reach a unanimous verdict in the murder trial of Rico LeBlond, who was charged with the 2015 shooting of a transgender woman.
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