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Police say a 16-year-old boy killed an 8-year-old who was trying to protect his sister from the teen's assault. (Getty Images)

Police: Man Arrested In Connection With Nov. Shooting In DC

Police in Washington say they’ve made an arrest in connection with a November shooting in northeast Washington in which two people were injured.


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D.C. Police Seek 4 Men in Kidnapping, Sex Assault

District of Columbia police say they’re looking for four suspects in a kidnapping and sexual assault.


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D.C. Police Arrest 2 Men in Fatal Shooting

Police have arrested two men in one of four fatal shootings that occurred in the District of Columbia on Christmas Eve.


American University Student Reports Sexual Assault in Residence Hall

An American University student tells police they were the victim of a sexual assault in one of the school’s residence halls on the morning of Dec. 10.


Democrat Earl Everett, 81, was seeking to unseat Republican Rep. Markwayne Mullin for the 2nd District in the eastern part of the state. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

D.C. Police Searching for Suspect in Sex Abuse of Transgender Woman

D.C. Police are asking for the public’s help to find the suspect in connection with a first degree sexual abuse that happened Thursday evening.


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Pregnant Woman Shot, Injured in D.C. Apartment

Authorities say a woman who is five months pregnant was shot and wounded in Washington over the weekend.


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Missing Person Found Dead in D.C.

D.C. police say they discovered the body of a woman in Northwest D.C. Friday who had been missing.


D.C. police are asking for help to find this 7-year-old boy that was last seen on Oct. 9. (Photo Courtesy of The Metropolitan Police Department)

D.C. Police Searching for Missing 7-Year-Old

The Metropolitan Police Department is asking for the public’s help in finding a critical missing person identified as 7 year-old Zyvaunte Higgins.


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D.C. Police Chief Seeks Changes to Concealed-Carry Law

D.C. Police Chief Cathy Lanier testified Thursday at a hearing on the D.C. Council’s proposal to allow residents and visitors to get concealed handgun permits for the first time in nearly 40 years.


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D.C. Police Seek Taxi Driver in Sexual Assault

Police in the District of Columbia are looking for a cab driver they say sexually assaulted a female passenger.