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D.C. Sees Skyrocketing Car-jackings

D.C. Sees Skyrocketing Car-jackings

By Karenna Warden September 1, 2023

Amidst skyrocketing car-jackings in Washington, D.C., city officials have announced efforts to crack down on car thefts. The Metropolitan Police Department (MPD) arrested a group of five teens, age...

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

By Tanner Larkin October 17, 2016

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...

Study Shows Crime Down, Homicide Up in DC

By Matthew Larson September 22, 2016

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...

Online Service Maps District Neighborhood Crime

By Tom Garzillo September 30, 2014

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...

Burglary Reported in Building D

By Penny Hung April 19, 2013

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...

Body Discovered Near Key Bridge

By Hiromi Oka April 17, 2013

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...

Wisconsin Ave. Closed After Suspicious Package Reported

By Hiromi Oka April 17, 2013

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,...

MPD Responds to M Street Shooting

By Mariah Byrne October 31, 2011

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...

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