Body camera shows what happened after police fatally shoot suspect in deadly Md. carjacking spreeWTOP2 DAYS AGO
Family outraged after man released from jail commits murder-suicide in LandoverFox - 5 DC - TV2 DAYS AGO
I-95 vehicle fire causes severe traffic in Prince George's County
Officials report a vehicle fire on the I-95 Outer Loop causing severe traffic in Maryland. FOX 5 viewer Marie K shared this video of the incident.
Suspect Arrested For Murder Months After Capitol Heights Shooting: Police
Gregory Patterson, 40, was charged with first- and second-degree murder and other offenses for the death of Donald Head, Prince George’s County Police said Friday, March 1. Patterson is accused of shooting Head, both of no fixed address, on the 1700 block of Kenilworth Avenue around 8:25 a.m. on Nov. 27, 2023. Both men knew each other and were having an argument, police say.
Alexandria Mar 02 Weekly Crime Report: 288 Incidents and 8 Crime Stories
Alexandria Mar 02 Weekly Crime Report: 288 Incidents and 8 Crime Stories. During the last week, Alexandria reported a total of 288 crime cases. The most common crime was theft, accounting for 68 cases, followed by 62 cases classified as 'Other'. Assault was the third most common crime with 48 cases, and there were 29 arrests. Vandalism and trespassing were also reported with 25 and 22 cases respectively. There were 13 suspicious situations, 11 arguments, 4 domestic related incidents, and 3 burglaries. The least common crime was robbery with only 2 cases, and one shooting incident was reported. These figures indicate a concerning level of crime activity in the place, with theft and assault being the most prevalent. This calls for an urgent need to bolster security measures and law enforcement presence in Alexandria.
Local Man Arrested for Burglary on Pennsylvania Avenue, Southeast
Detectives from the Metropolitan Police Department's Sixth District announce a man has been arrested after burglarizing an occupied residence. On Friday, March 1, 2024, at approximately 2:21 a.m., the suspect broke a window and entered an occupied residence in the 2900 block of Pennsylvania Avenue, Southeast. Once inside, the suspect destroyed property. Responding officers apprehended the suspect. On Friday, March 1, 2024, 21-year-old Andrew Johnson of no fixed address, was arrested and charged with Burglary One. CCN: 24031699Visit here for more details.
Girl dies in Metro train surfing incident, police say
The Metro Transit Police Department said officers were investigating a girl’s death which appeared to be the result of train surfing.
Body-Cam Footage Shows Aftermath Of Fatal Officer-Involved Shooting Of Maryland Carjacker: AG
Suitland resident Artell Cunningham was shot and killed by Sgt. Byron Purnell, a 6-year veteran of the New Carrollton Police Department, and Cpl. Carlos Batenga, who has five years of law enforcement experience, on Tuesday, Jan. 30, the Independent Investigations Division (IID) of the Maryland Office of the Attorney General previously said.
Over 2,000 Pepco customers without power in DC, Hyattsville
WASHINGTON (DC News Now) — Over 2,000 Pepco customers were affected by power outages in the District and Hyattsville on Saturday night. The Northeast part of the District, near NoMA and the H Street Corridor, was specifically impacted, according to a Pepco spokesperson. As of 9:30 p.m. on Saturday night, about 600 customers were still […]
The Virginia State Police need your help in finding a missing man.
FAIRFAX COUNTY, VA (WOAY)- The Fairfax County Police Department is looking for Solomon Mensah Dadzie. Soloman is a black 79-year-old male. He is 5′-8 and weighs around 165 pounds. He has brown eyes and grey hair. He was last seen on March 1st at 6 pm on 4700 block of Chambliss St. He is possibly wearing a burgundy hat, gray jacket, and khaki pants. He also walks with a cane. He suffers from a cognitive impairment and his disappearance is a credible threat to his health and safety.
Councilmember Trayon White owes thousands in fines: report
A D.C. council member has racked up tens of thousands of dollars in fines over his campaign funds. The Washington City Paper reports Councilmember Trayon White faces nearly $80,000 in outstanding fines.
University of Maryland halts fraternity, sorority events 'indefinitely'
The University of Maryland (UMD) ordered fraternities and sororities to stop holding social activities after allegations of misconduct.
CVS closes its Columbia Heights location
The CVS in Columbia Heights is OFFICIALLY closed. We spotted crews taking down signage on the store, earlier today.
Prince George's Community College men's basketball team secures position in national tournament
PRINCE GEORGE'S COUNTY, Md. — The Prince George's Community College men's basketball team is heading to New York to compete in a national tournament. The Owls competed in the Regional 10 Champions on Saturday against Sandy Hills Community College. The team defeated Sandhill 96 to 84. Saturday's win secured their bid to the National Junior College Athletics Association District Division III National Basketball Championship for a chance to clinch a national title from March 13-16.
Speed cameras temporarily to go offline in Prince George’s County
PRINCE GEORGE’S COUNTY, Md. (DC News Now) — Speed cameras in Prince George’s County will be offline for a while as the county transitions to a new company causing residents to have mixed reactions. MD-210 also known as Indian Head Highway is known as one of the most deadliest roads in the county because of […]
Where's Relisha Rudd? DC marks a decade since 8-year-old disappeared
It's been 10 years since the disappearance of Relisha Rudd, who went missing from a Washington, D.C., homeless shelter where she lived with her family. She was just 8 years old. D.C. police say Rudd’s case remains open, and the search continues. Rudd was missing for more than two...
D.C. Residents Face Obstacles in Accessing Police Records Due to Inaccurate Cost Estimates
The Open Government Coalition has expressed concerns about the D.C. Council's cost estimates for new laws, especially those concerning access to police records. The Coalition has challenged the Chief Financial Officer's (CFO) high cost estimate for additional staff and a lawyer to manage increased access to police records. This estimate has hindered the wider availability of D.C. police discipline files, passed in 2022 but subject to funding. The mayor did not include it in her budget last year, and the Council couldn't find extra funds in a tight budget year.
Jan. 6 rioter who smoked marijuana in senator's office sentenced to 42 months in prison
A New York man was sentenced to 42 months Thursday for his role in the Jan. 6, 2021, riot that resulted in the breach of the Capitol Building in Washington D.C., according to the Justice Department.
Former DC Police Officer Gets Prison Time For Using Illegal Chokeholds
Mark Lamont Clark, now 57, was sentenced to six months in prison after being convicted last year on multiple counts of depravation of civil rights under the color of law after two incidents involving a pair of men days apart in the summer of 2018. Prosecutors say that while wearing...
Pro-Palestine protest in front of Israeli Embassy causes road closures in Northwest DC
WASHINGTON - A large group of pro-Palestine protesters have convened in front of the Israeli Embassy in D.C. The D.C. branch of Party for Socialism and Liberation have organized a pro-Palestine protest. The group posted about the protest and stated their desire to mobilize. "As Israel and the US threatened...
Suitland Woman Wins $57,777 Lottery Prize, Forgoes Shopping Trip in Astonishment
A Maryland Lottery player from Suitland was left in disbelief after discovering she had won a staggering $57,777 prize on a Winning 7 ticket purchased from a vending machine in…