February 23, 2018
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WASHINGTON — Three Dec. 28 murders in D.C. and Prince George’s County, Maryland, are believed to be connected, with the connection being a credit card scam they were involved in, police said in court documents. One man, 23-year-old Ashton Briscoe of Northeast, faces first-degree murder while armed in the murder of Kerrice Lewis, 23, of […]
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — One man was arrested and 13 dogs seized as police investigate a suspected dog-fighting operation. The Richmond Times-Dispatch reports that among the items seized from the suspect’s home were syringes, a weight attached to a leash, a treadmill and what investigators described as “dog paperwork.” A police spokeswoman referred the
ST. LOUIS, Mo. — Investigators in St. Louis believe a new mother shot and killed her 3-month-old daughter and her husband before turning the weapon on herself. Advertisement The shooting took place last week, according to the St. Louis Post-Dispatch. The three victims were identified as Mary Jo Trokey, 32, Matthew Trokey, 33, and their […]
A teenage boy who was shot outside his high school this week was set up by an ex-girlfriend, charging documents say.  Police have charged 17-year-old Zanaya Bryant and 18-year-old Anthony Hollingsworth with attempted murder and related charges in connection with the shooting. The victim and Bryant were previously in a relationship, according to charging documents.
Please enable Javascript to watch this video Nicole Jones NORFOLK, Va. — A Virginia mother is accused of lying to hospital workers about giving birth to a baby at a McDonald’s and claiming she “found” the newborn inside the restaurant, WTKR reports. Nicole Jones, 23, told medical staff at a hospital she found the baby while […]
  WASHINGTON — The Department of Homeland Security documents critiquing the response to a simulated anthrax attack on Super Bowl Sunday were marked “For Official Use Only” and “important for national security.” Recipients of the draft “after-action” reports were told to keep them locked up after business hours and to shred them prior to discarding. […]