Several Shootings in D.C. Despite All MPD Officers On-DutyD.C. Police have reported seven shootings during the first night of a department-wide initiative to crack down on violent crime in the District.
Stolen Stradivarius Recovered After 35 YearsThe stolen violin was returned to NPR reporter Nina Totenberg 35 years after it was stolen from her father.
No Charges Filed In Fatal Shooting At NSARicky Hall, 27, was killed and a passenger was wounded at Fort Meade on March 30th when police opened fire after the pair ignored orders to turn around a stolen SUV.
Baltimore Police Commissioner: Looted Drugs Fuel Crime SpikeBaltimore's police commissioner says a flood of drugs on the streets after dozens of pharmacies were looted during riots in April has contributed to a surge in violence.
Source: Hastert Paid To Conceal Claims Of Sexual AbuseFormer House Speaker Dennis Hastert paid hush money to conceal claims that the Illinois Republican sexually molested someone decades ago, says source.
Feds Going After Crooked Car DealersA nationwide crackdown on auto dealers has turned up widespread evidence of false ads, deceptive loans and fake odometer readings, says government.
15 Immigrants Protected From Deportation Arrested In Crime SweepFederal sweep of immigrants with criminal backgrounds finds 15 people who were allowed to stay in the U.S. under President Barack Obama's executive action.
Fake IRS Agents Targeted More Than 366,000 PeopleOfficials say the huge scam has duped about 3,000 people out of more than $15 million.
How Crime in Maryland Has Changed, and Has Not Changed in Virginia, Over the Last DecadeThe national average of crimes per 100,000 people has been steadily dropping for the past decade, but that doesn't seem to be the case for Maryland.
Md. Firm to Pay $2M Fine in Fraud CaseA Maryland construction company has admitted to orchestrating phony partnerships to get millions in District of Columbia government contracts and agreed to pay a $2 million fine, ending a two-year fraud investigation.
Metro Crime Rate Lowest in Five YearsMetro Transit Police announced Monday that serious crime on Metrobus and Metrorail has dropped to a five-year low for the first half of 2014.
Police Departments Use Power of Social Media to Help Solve CasesPolice departments are finding out that the Internet really does know all.