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Deon Eugene Warren

Police hunt for teen in shooting outside Bowie tennis and swim club

A man who was killed outsite of a Bowie tennis and swim club Tuesday night was trying to break up a fight between teens, Prince George’s County Police said. Police are now looking for the suspected gunman, 19-year-old Deon Eugene Warren, of Upper Marlboro. He is charged with first-degree murder. Bowie Police received a call about 5:30 p.m., […]

Michael Gardner

Former Democratic official arrested on new child molestation charges

A former Democratic party official who was released from prison after his child molestation convictions were overturned was arrested Wednesday in a separate case. Michael Gardner, 50, of Falls Church, was arrested on an indictment on two counts of child aggravated sexual battery of a minor. He was being held in the Arlington County jail without […]

Polly Klaas

Crime History, Oct. 1, 1993: Polly Klaas kidnapped during slumber party

On this day, Oct. 1, in 1993, 12-year-old Polly Klaas was kidnapped at knifepoint during a slumber party at her mother’s house in Petaluma, Calif. Her case gained national attention and helped lead to California’s “three strikes” mandatory life sentence law. Polly had two friends over for a sleepover when a man with a knife snuck into […]

Justin Jamal Lewis

Police ID suspect in pizzaman robbery on UMd. campus

University of Maryland police say they have identified a man accused of robbing a pizza delivery driver on campus, and they are asking the public to help find him. Police said 24-year-old Justin Jamal Lewis, of South Carolina, allegedly approched a driver outside a student apartment on Boteler Lane in College Park around 10:40 p.m. Monday, […]

Michael Phelps

Michael Phelps arrested for DUI, again

Olympic champion swimmer Michael Phelps was arrested on drinking and driving charges after Maryland police say they clocked him speeding and weaving inside the Fort McHenry Tunnel in Baltimore. According to Maryland Transit Police, around 1:30 a.m. Tuesday, a patrol officer spotted a white 2014 Range Rover traveling 84 mph in a 45 mph zone […]

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Crime History, Sept. 30, 1630: ‘Mayflower Murderer’ executed in new America

On this day, Sept. 30, 1630, John Billington, one of the original pilgrims who sailed to the New World on the Mayflower, became the first criminal in the American colonies to be executed. He was hanged for fatally shooting John Newcomen following a quarrel. Billington came to the Plymouth Colony on the historic voyage in 1620 with his wife and […]

Virginia State Police say forensice evidence have linked the disappearance of University of Virginia Student Hannah Graham, right, with the 2009 unsolved slaying of Morgan Harrington.

Hannah Graham suspect linked to high-profile vanishing of Va. Tech student

The man charged in the abduction of missing 18-year-old University of Virginia student Hannah Graham is forensically linked to the unsolved 2009 slaying of 20-year-old Virginia Tech student Morgan Harrington, police said. Virginia State Police said in a release Monday that the arrest of Jesse Leroy Matthew Jr., in the Graham case has “provided a significant break” […]

Terrence Robet Proctor

Hyattsville man arrested in the killing of woman, dog

A Hyattsville man has been arrested and charged in the 2013 murder of a woman who was fatally stabbed, along with her dog, inside her rural Anne Arundel County home. Law enforcement officials on Friday obtained an indictment and arrest warrant charging 37-year-old Terrence Robert Proctor with first-degree murder, and quickly that afternoon pulled over […]

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Police identify woman killed by bus outside Metro station

Police have identified a woman who was fatally struck by a Connector Bus outside the Huntington Metro Station as 41-year-old Lorena Gimenez. Gimenez, of Alexandria, was apparently walking in the parking lot when she was struck around 10:45 a.m. Thursday, but Fairfax County Police are investigating how she was hit by the bus. There is no […]

Gertrude Gibson Patterson

Crime History, Sept. 25, 1911: ‘Most Beautiful Woman in America’ shoots husband to death

On this day, Sept. 25, in 1911, Gertrude Gibson Patterson, dubbed “The Most Beautiful Woman in America” by newspapers, fatally shot her husband while taking a walk in the Richthofen Castle in Denver. Patterson fired four shots, two of which missed her husband, Charles, a former football player. The other two bullets struck him in the back. Patterson’s attorney claimed […]

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Suspect in abduction of UVa. captured in Texas

The man wanted in the disappearence of a University of Virginia student from Alexandria has been captured in Texas, police announced Wednesday. Charlottesville Police Chief Timothy Long said Jesse Matthew was arrested in Galveston, Texas, and is awaiting extradition. Police are still looking for 18-year-old sophomore Hannah Graham who was last seen Sept. 13, leaving […]