Post Tagged with: "dc crime"

D.C. to Allow Local Prosecutors to Try Cases in Federal Courts

Washington, D.C. local prosecutors will be allowed to try misdemeanors in federal courts effective this month, a move that will allow federal officials from the District’s U.S. Attorney’s office to focus their efforts on prosecuting violent felony offenders in Washington, D.C. Under the new plan, the office of Mayor Muriel[Read More…]

by October 18, 2016 0 comments City News, News, News - Top

Study Shows Crime Down, Homicide Up in DC

Although violent crime in the Washington, D.C. Metropolitan area has declined by more than 27 percent since 2006, there has been a recent surge in homicides, according to a Sept. 14 Metropolitan Washington Council of Governments report. The report showed violent crimes had decreased from 21,483 reported incidents in 2006[Read More…]

by September 23, 2016 0 comments City News, News, News - Top

Online Service Maps District Neighborhood Crime

Walk Score, an online neighborhood rating service, launched a new feature this month that maps out crime in major cities, including Washington, D.C. Founded in 2007, the online service rates neighborhoods in the United States, Canada and Australia based on walkability, or proximity to public transit, access to parks and[Read More…]

by September 30, 2014 0 comments City News, News, News - Top

Burglary Reported in Building D

An unlocked office in Building D was burglarized Friday afternoon, marking the second burglary in the building in 24 hours. Two unidentified suspects entered the room between 2 p.m. and 2:10 p.m., stealing a wallet from a purse, which included a debit card and some change. According to the Department[Read More…]

by April 19, 2013 0 comments City News

Body Discovered Near Key Bridge

A body was found in the Potomac River near the Key Bridge around noon today. According to the Metropolitan Police Department, the male corpse was discovered floating about 400 yards from the bridge. Police do not yet know the identity of the man or the cause of death. This is[Read More…]

by April 17, 2013 0 comments City News, News

Wisconsin Ave. Closed After Suspicious Package Reported

A suspicious package on a bike near the corner of Wisconsin Avenue and K Street shut down part of the street this evening. According to Metropolitan Police Department Public Information Officer Hugh Carew, the package was reported around 5:12 p.m. by a caller. The street was subsequently cordoned off and opened[Read More…]

by April 17, 2013 0 comments City News, News
MPD Responds to M Street Shooting

MPD Responds to M Street Shooting

A teenager shot in the head on the 2800 block of M Street shortly before midnight Monday remains in critical condition in a local hospital, according to the Metropolitan Police Department Public Information Office. Witnesses reported hearing three gunshots andMPD responded to the scene at around 11:49 p.m. “People here were enjoying the festivities,[Read More…]

by October 31, 2011 0 comments City News, News