Case remains ready for trial after Antwon Green status hearing

Antwon Green’s trial remains unchanged after a status hearing on Oct. 16. Green is charged with second-degree murder while armed for allegedly shooting and killing Breond Keys on Oct. 10, 2014. Keys was found with multiple gunshot wounds at around 11:20 a.m. in the 1400 block of Good Hope Road, SE. He was later pronounced […]

Woman charged with killing boyfriend released from halfway house

Sean Maichael Baker, 35, charged with the fatal stabbing of her boyfriend, has been released as she awaits trial. The judge decided that a halfway house was no longer necessary, and Baker was released. Baker will continue to undergo weekly blood tests and have to report to pre-trial services. Baker is charged with allegedly stabbing […]

Mark Beasley sentenced for nightclub murder of Darryn Conte

The family and friends of 39-year-old Darryn Conte sat in court on Friday, as Mark Beasley was sentenced to 30 years for murdering Conte after an argument at a nightclub. On April 26, 2015, police responded to reports of gunshots when they found Darryn Conte and his brother, Dennis Conte, with apparent stab wounds. Though […]

Jerrell Powell’s defense opposes statement of competency

In court on Friday, Jerrell Powell’s counsel rejected a Mental Competency Restoration Report that said he was competent to stand trial. Powell was arrested in August of 2016 for the alleged murder of Antoine Danell McCullough in July. Jeremiah Jordan was also arrested and charged for McCollough’s death and is scheduled for trial next year. Both Powell […]

Andre Joyner rejects another plea deal and new trial date is set

Amid new evidence, a new case has been scheduled for the murder charges against Andre Joyner. In court on Friday, Joyner’s defense requested that the charges and trial against him for Jamie Washington’s alleged murder be pushed back due to the appearance of new evidence. Judge Judith Bartnoff granted this request and the trial date has […]

Donald Hairston agrees to DNA testing

The man charged with the murder of his ex-girlfriend agreed to DNA testing as the case against him moves forward. Hairston has been charged with allegedly murdering his ex-girlfriend, Stephanie Goodloe. Goodloe was found shot to death in her home in June of 2016. Days before she was found, Goodloe had filed a restraining order against […]

Deangelo Thorne pleads not guilty to killing ex

Deangelo Thorne pleaded not guilty during his felony status conference on Oct. 18. Thorne allegedly stabbed and killed 23-year-old Waliyatou Amadou on Jan. 8, with footage and a GPS tracker placing Thorne at the scene of Amadou’s stabbing. Amadou was taken to a hospital where she died from her injuries. Thorne’s charges were changed from […]

30 year-old-man discovered in vehicle after fatal shooting

Police are investigating the fatal shooting of Norman James Sunday, October 8. At around 2:34 a.m., James, 30, was discovered in the 5100 block of H street, SE, inside a vehicle with multiple gunshot wounds. James was pronounced dead at the scene and taken to the medical examiner’s office. Police are investigating the shooting and have […]