Jennifer Swift is the co-founder and editor-in-chief of D.C. Witness. Prior to moving to D.C., Jennifer worked for Connecticut Magazine as their state politics reporter, and covered multiple topics at the New Haven Register including city hall, education and police.
The teenager charged with the alleged murder of Malachi Yisrael was ordered held without bail. Lamont McDonald, 16, was charged with Yisrael’s murder last week. Yisrael and a juvenile male were found suffering from gunshot wounds in the 300 block of 50th St., NE. Yisrael died from his injuries. McDonald is being held as his […]
He became a violent criminal at age 13, then later turned his life around only to be fatally shot [Washignton Post]
The man charged with killing his best friend, allegedly performed online searches on his phone in weeks prior to the murder such as “How to kill your best friend” and “Does God forgive murderers,” a cell phone expert testified Thursday. Suspect Eugene Burns’ cell phone was the focus of much of Thursday’s testimony. Burns is […]
Reginald Parks was fatally shot June 19, 2017.
Jason Dale was fatally shot on June 12, 2017.
Police have charged a man with the murder of Dominic Brooks earlier this month. William Edward Smith, 32, was arrested and charged with second-degree murder while armed for allegedly stabbing Brooks. Brooks, 29, was found in the 800 block of Chesapeake St., SE, suffering from what appeared to be a stab wound. He was taken […]
Jason Dale was killed June 12, 2017.