CRIME & SAFETY
18-year-old killed in Prince George's Co. crash
PRINCE GEORGE'S COUNTY, Md. — Police are investigating after an 18-year-old was killed in a crash on Auth Place in Camp Springs Friday morning. According to the Prince George's County Police Department, officers were called to the 4700 block of Auth Place around 7 a.m. for reports of a car crash.
Hero school bus driver recounts teens' brutal attack
Natalie Brower, the hero bus driver behind the wheel of a Prince George’s County school bus when three teens boarded and tried to kill another student, shared her harrowing experience Friday. Despite a gun being fired three times, she did not run from her seat – and got the victim and the bus aide to safety. FOX 5’s Stephanie Ramirez reports from Prince George’s County with more.
Car Plows Into Day Care in Northeast DC Overnight
A driver crashed a car through a brick wall and entirely into a day care early Friday in Northeast D.C. No children or staff were inside at the time. The cause of the crash before 5 a.m. was not immediately clear, but the driver appeared to have jumped the curb before crashing into Discovery Learning Academy at 356 Eastern Ave. NE, on the D.C. side of the street.
Prince George's County bus driver in alleged 'Baby K' attack speaks
PRINCE GEORGE'S COUNTY, Md. — The attorney for Kaden Holland said the 15-year-old, also known as "Baby K", was on his way to the attorney's office when a tactical team of officers surrounded Holland and arrested him outside the office. But, in court Thursday prosecutors said Holland's alleged crimes...
D.C. Police Find Woman Shot Inside Vehicle
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Detectives from the Washington, D.C. Metro Police Department are currently conducting an investigation into a shooting that left a woman injured yesterday evening at the 2800 block of Alabama Avenue in Southeast, D.C. Authorities are actively searching for a tan-colored Chevy Tahoe believed to be connected to the incident. Just after 6 pm, officers arrived at the scene to investigate a shooting report. A woman sustained a gunshot wound while inside a vehicle located at the location. Emergency services responded, and she was taken to a nearby hospital while conscious and alert. Other details surrounding the motive The post D.C. Police Find Woman Shot Inside Vehicle appeared first on Shore News Network.
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D.C. Armed Robbers Caught On Camera
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Detectives from the Washington, D.C. Metro Police Department are asking the public for help in identifying suspects linked to an Armed Robbery that happened Wednesday evening in Southeast D.C. Just before 7 pm, the victim was approached by the suspects at the 500 block of 53rd Street. Using handguns, the suspects threatened the victim and stole property. A nearby surveillance camera captured the suspects. If you have any information about this incident, please take no action but call the police at (202) 727-9099 or text your tip to the Department’s TEXT TIP LINE at 50411. The incident remains under investigation. The post D.C. Armed Robbers Caught On Camera appeared first on Shore News Network.
Gang member sentenced to 26 years in prison for murdering man wearing wrong shoes: Feds
BALTIMORE, Md. (WBFF) — A member of the violent MS-13 gang was sentenced to 26 years in prison for a racketeering conspiracy involving the murder of a person wearing the wrong shoes. Jose Lopez Rivera, 27, is an illegal immigrant from El Salvador and was a member of the...
Bizarre Boulevard: The Freeway Phantom of DC
In the mid-1970s, an unidentified serial killer, later named the Freeway Phantom, cast dread over Washington, D.C. The Phantom's rule of fear spanned from April 1971 to September 1972, during which he is accepted to have ruthlessly killed six young African-American girls and a woman. The casualties' bodies were found in different areas across the District of Columbia and Prince George's County, Maryland, frequently close to roads, thus the killer's moniker. Regardless of the passing of more than fifty years, the character of the Road Ghost remains a secret, making him quite possibly one of the most perplexing figures in the chronicles of American crime.
WATCH: Apartment manager pepper sprays tenant in DC
WASHINGTON — Video obtained by WUSA9 shows the moment a woman was pepper sprayed while speaking with the building manager of her D.C. apartment building Friday. Residents of the 1841 Columbia Road apartments in Northwest D.C. say they have become frustrated after management routinely shut off the water multiple times.
Prince George’s Co. prosecutor says it may be time to hold parents accountable for some youth crime
The rising number of car thefts and car jackings, as well as notorious crimes — such as the attempted murder of a student on a Prince George’s County, Maryland, school bus last month — are all emblematic of failing support systems no longer working for kids, according to Prince George’s County State’s Attorney Aisha Braveboy.
Car Crashes into Child Care Center in DC
A car ran through the wall of a child care center in D.C. on June 2, 2023 before the center was open for business. A car ran through the wall of a child care center in D.C. on June 2, 2023 before the center was open for business. American Red...
MCPD: Detectives Investigate Bethesda Theft; Surveillance Video Released
Per MCPD: Detectives from the Montgomery County Department of Police – 4th District Patrol Investigations (PIU) are investigating a theft that occurred in Bethesda on Saturday, January 7, 2023. Detectives have released surveillance video of the suspects and are asking for the public’s assistance in identifying them. The...
Bond hearing held for Baby K; 15-year-old charged as adult
The 15-year-old, nicknamed “Baby K,” was charged as an adult Thursday after allegedly trying to kill another teen on a Prince George’s County school bus. He was also held without bond, and ordered to stay at an adult detention center until his next hearing. FOX 5’s Stephanie Ramirez was in the courtroom.
Three shot, one dead in Brandywine
BRANDYWINE, MD – A man was fatally shot Wednesday night in Brandywine. The victim was identified as Joe Louis Washington, a 32-year-old local resident. On the evening of Wednesday, around 8:45 pm, Seat Pleasant Police Department officers responded to a report of a shooting on the 6000 block of Martin Luther King Jr. Highway. On arrival, they found Mr. Washington outside with a gunshot wound. He was transported to a local hospital where he was declared dead shortly afterwards. Two additional men, also victims of gunshot wounds, arrived at a local hospital with non-life-threatening injuries. Detectives from the Homicide Unit The post Three shot, one dead in Brandywine appeared first on Shore News Network.
Operation Washout – Maryland resulted in a total of 95 fugitive arrests
Baltimore, MD – The U.S. Marshals Service Capital Area Regional Fugitive Task Force, District of Maryland, and their task force partners recently carried out a well-coordinated, multi-agency law enforcement operation aimed at capturing violent fugitives and wanted gang members. Over the course of May 2023, the U.S. Marshals Service, in collaboration with other law enforcement agencies, apprehended numerous violent offenders throughout Maryland.
Bond hearing held for first suspect in Virginia gun store burglary
Bond hearing held for Prince George's County man accused of helping steal over 50 guns. A judge decided Friday that a Prince George’s County man will remain behind bars in Fairfax County for allegedly helping three other people steal over 50 guns from a store in Springfield. According to...
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