Mexicans heading into Independence Day celebrations have been jolted by a brazen shooting that left four dead and nine wounded in Garibaldi Plaza, a famous square where mariachi musicians serenade tourists.
D.C. middle and high school students discussed their impressions on violence and community policing in the city with lawmakers.
While none of the victims was killed, D.C.’s homicide rate is far above where it was this time last year, and investigators are working to quell the gunfire.
“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.
Crossland High School in Temple Hills was placed on lockdown Tuesday due to a Twitter post with threatening language showing photos of guns.
D.C. Police Chief Peter Newsham tweeted that he was “very disheartened” by the flood of “senseless” shootings.
The Muslim holy month of Ramadan is underway and the civil rights group Muslim Advocates is warning mosques to be on guard against anti-Muslim acts including arson and vandalism.
National Crime Victims’ Rights Week launches in Fairfax County. This year’s theme is “Strength. Resilience. Justice.”
In a neighborhood plagued with violence, poverty and substance abuse, middle schoolers discover all the ways they can write their own future.
One former police officer’s story has gone viral overnight after she urged both citizens and law enforcement to put an end to unnecessary violence in wake of the recent Dallas shootings.
The Republican presidential front-runner canceled a Friday night rally in Chicago rather than enter a tense cauldron of animosity between his supporters and protesters — some of whom then proceeded to face off in several violent altercations as the political gathering veered dangerously close to a riot.
Recreating the District in video game form was no small task. Here's how the developers did it.