Suspect charged with David Norwood murder awaits status hearing

The case against a suspect charged with the murder of David Norwood moved forward. Malcolm Cunningham, 21, allegedly fatally stabbed Norwood, 79, in the 600 block of C St. NE. in April. Cunningham allegedly used a knife to threaten to kill Norwood weeks prior to the fatal stabbing, according to charging documents. Whether Cunningham was competent […]

Brandon Byrd mental observation hearing continues

The man charged with killing his father is continuing to undergo mental evaluations and a stay at St. Elizabeth’s Hospital. Brandon Byrd, 20, allegedly stabbed his father Otis Byrd, 44, on Aug. 10, 2016. Expert witnesses testified about Byrd’s competency, and treatments for schizophrenia. The defendant has been at St. Elizabeths hospital engaged in individual treatment […]

Man arrested in the shooting of Antwaun Smith

Detectives are investigating a fatal shooting that took place Sept. 10 in the 600 block of Newton Place, NW. Antwaun Smith, 41, was discovered suffering from a gunshot wound around 9:28 p.m., according to the Metropolitan Police Department. When DC Fire and EMS responded to the scene, Smith had no signs of life and was […]

Driver in traffic fatality pleads guilty to manslaughter

Lawrence Dukes waived his right to a trial and pleaded guilty to one count of voluntary manslaughter for the death of Tyre Donnell Bailey. On Oct. 12, 2016, Dukes was traveling on Suitland Parkway, failed to stop at the red traffic signal and struck a Metrobus, according to the Metropolitan Police Department. The driver and three passengers […]

Kenneth Adams set for trial early 2018

The case against Kenneth Adams, the 18-year-old who allegedly shot Dante Kinard, moved forward this week, and his trial is still on track for next year. Last February, Adams was charged with first-degree murder while armed for allegedly fatally shooting Kinard. Court documents have shown that Adams had a few other charges, including robbery, that were […]

Police investigating the fatal shooting of Danielle Williams

A 29-year-old woman was killed in a shooting where two others were wounded. At around 9:15 p.m. last Wednesday, police found Danielle Williams and two adult males suffering from gunshot wounds. All three shooting victims were taken to the hospital. Williams died from her injuries the following day. Police have not yet released any suspect […]

Teenager fatally shot Sunday

DC police are investigating the fatal shooting of a teenager Sunday night. According to police, MyAngelo Starnes, 16, was found at around 8:15 p.m. suffering from multiple gunshot wounds. He was taken to the hospital where he died from his injuries. Police have not yet released any suspect information.

Trial against Leon Stewart scheduled for February

The man charged with the murder of Darnell Lee Richardson is scheduled for trial next February. Leon Stewart allegedly shot and killed Richardson while inside a car last March. Investigators later found four cell phones inside the vehicle, presumably holding important information for the case, according to defense attorney Gabriel Diaz. However, Diaz said the two password-protected cell phones […]

Man charged with murder may avoid trial if deal is reached

The man charged with the murder Demond Marcel Rush may avoid a trial if he accepts a plea deal. Keith Archie, 36, appeared in court Thursday for a hearing, where another hearing date was set for Sept. 28 at 10 a.m. Archie, charged with second-degree murder while armed, was found covered in blood after having an […]