Dwayne Grandson’s mother testifies at his murder trial

The government and defense lawyers gave opening statements on Tuesday, for the trial of Clifton Johnson charged with the alleged murder of Dwayne Grandson. In his opening address to the jury, United States Attorney Richard Barker, said the case is about a man who” fired eight shots” at Dwayne Grandson. Barker described to the jury […]

Government calls key witnesses for Clifton Johnson trial

The events that led to the death of Dwayne Johnson were described to the jury Wednesday by key witnesses presented by the government. Dominique Massenburg, the man who gave Clifton a ride to the restaurant  the night he allegedly murdered Dwayne Grandson, testified in court Monday. When asked to describe to the jury what he saw […]

Medical Examiner testifies in Dwayne Grandson murder trial

The medical examiner who performed the autopsy of Dwayne Grandson, confirmed to the jury Wednesday that Grandson died of gunshot wounds. During his testimony, Assistant Medical Examiner Dr. Zabuli Ali told the jury he was able to determine Grandson was shot in the torso. Ali found three entrance and exit wounds of gunshots in Grandson’s […]

Court selects jury for Clifton Johnson Trial

The court moved forward Monday with a jury selection as they prepared to head to trial for Clifton Johnson, in his connection with  24-year-old Dwayne Grandson’s murder. The judge told potential jurors that they “took an oath” and it is hers as well as the lawyers’ jobs to make sure they (jurors) are as unbiased as […]

Police announce arrest in David Norwood murder

Monday, a day after police say he stabbed a 79-year-old man to death, police arrested 21-year-old Malcolm Amir Cunningham. David Norwood was found on Capitol Hill Sunday afternoon. Police arrived to the scene, 600 block of C St. NE, and found Norwood unresponsive, unconscious and suffering from apparent stab wounds. He was pronounced dead on […]

Anacostia shooting leaves 37-year-old man dead

Police are investigating a fatal Anacostia shooting that took the life of 37-year-old Darryl Knight. According to police, officers responded to the 2200 block of Mount View Pl., SE Monday evening and found Knight unconscious and suffering from multiple gunshot wounds. Knight was pronounced dead on the scene. Police have not released any suspect information […]