One man is dead and another is in the hospital after D.C. police say a masked gunman walked into a day laborer temp agency and opened fire on two employees early Thursday morning.
For years, D.C. police had trouble keeping officers. Now, the department is operating nearly at full force, and the city is starting a new program asking residents to weigh in on how officers are doing.
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.
Three men, including two sitting in a parked car, were shot to death in a quiet, residential neighborhood in Southeast D.C. and police are now seeking two suspects. They also announced the name of a man shot dead in Northeast Saturday afternoon.
A teen is under arrest and charged with stabbing his classmate after a fight in their high school bathroom.
Quick thinking by a nanny prevented the abduction of a young girl in front of her Georgetown home, according to police
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.
The arrest of two suspected drug dealers has led to the seizure of a cache of weapons, millions of dollars of heroin and a Maserati, District and federal officials announced Friday.
William D’Sean Wrice, 20, has been charged with assault with intent to kill following the incident at First and Kennedy streets in Northwest D.C.
A preliminary investigation found that someone fired shots during a dispute between two groups, and the man was unintentionally hit while visiting a local business.
Gerald Watson, 15, was chased into the stairwell of a Southeast D.C. apartment building Thursday afternoon and shot multiple times by a pair of masked gunmen, police say.
As word spread Wednesday of suspicious packages addressed to prominent political figures and at least one media outlet, some members of Congress said the unsettling news signals a need to tone down political differences ahead of the midterm elections.
A third person is now under arrest, charged in the shooting death of a 10-year-old girl in Northeast D.C. over the summer. Makiyah Wilson, 10, was shot to death July 16 when four gunmen opened fire on a group of people in an apartment courtyard in the Clay Terrace neighborhood of Northeast D.C. in July. Wilson’s mother said the girl was on her way to an ice cream truck when she was fatally struck.
“Folks who are using the most recent batch of K2 are exhibiting symptoms of being in a comatose state and passing out,” said D.C. Police Chief Peter Newsham. “It’s creating a drain on Fire and EMS resources and police resources.”
Dozens of people who live near D.C.’s Logan Circle crammed into a meeting room Monday night to talk about a crime that has left the neighborhood on edge: the fatal stabbing of runner Wendy Martinez.
The three-part series "The making of Marion Barry" looks at how the future mayor got his start in the civil rights movement, how he became a power player in the city and his enduring legacy.