August 19, 2018
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WASHINGTON — A school resource officer with the Alexandria, Virginia, Police Department accidentally fired his weapon Tuesday morning at George Washington Middle School, police said. The officer discharged his weapon inside the school at 1005 Mount Vernon Ave. at about 9:10 a.m., police said. No one was injured, and the officer contacted his supervisor and […]
A 44-year-old Ohio man who apparently demanded to get into the White House Thursday night was arrested by the Secret Service after he allegedly assaulted a police officer and resisted arrest, authorities said. Peter S. Theado of Elyria, Ohio, was ordered held Friday for a competency screening after a court appearance. According to a D.C. […]
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