New preliminary date set for teen accused of friend’s murder

With his hands shackled, 19-year-old Zaccheaus Blanding kept his eyes trained to the floor floor during court appearance last week, where he faces charges in the shooting death of his friend. Blanding, charged with second-degree murder while armed, allegedly shot and killed his friend, Heineken McNeil. According to WUSA9, Blanding told police his friend’s death was an […]

Psychological evaluation ordered for alleged killer of Kevin Sutherland

The man charged in the slaying of an AU graduate on board a red-line metro train has been ordered to undergo a psychological evaluation pending his trial. 18-year-old Jasper Spires appeared in court on Friday for two separate hearings with different judges for a robbery case and for the alleged murder of 24-year-old Kevin Sutherland. Sutherland was […]

25-year-old fatally shot early Saturday

A 25-year-old man was fatally shot around 1 a.m. Saturday. According to police, Wesley West was found unconscious on the 3400 block of 13th Place, SE, suffering from what appeared to be gunshot wounds. He was taken to a local area hospital for treatment, but later succumbed to his injuries and was pronounced dead. West’s shooting is the second of three […]

One dead, three injured in Friday night shooting

Police are investigating a shooting that killed 18-year-old Bryan Perkins. According to police, Perkins was found in the 600 block of Edgewood Street, NE, at around 9:10 pm by officers responding to a report of a shooting. According to an MPD press release, Perkins was found suffering from apparent gunshot wounds and was taken to a […]

Police investigating death of Charles Douglas

Police are investigating a shooting that left a Maryland man dead over the weekend. Charles Douglas, 33, from District Heights, was found by officers at 1:43 a.m. on Saturday after responding to a call of gunshots on the 1300 block of Riggs Street, NW. According to an MPD press release, Douglas was found suffering from […]

Robert Paris charged with murder of woman changing tire

Police charged a man with murder last Tuesday after he struck and killed a woman with his pick-up truck. The driver, 52-year-old Robert Paris, was drunk at the time of the accident, police told WUSA9. According to police, Tomika Early, 32 of Suitland, Maryland, was killed while changing her car’s tire on the side of the road at […]

Arrest made in murder of Thomas Harris

A suspect has been charged in the death of a Virginia man who died earlier this month. Kenneth Garner, 24, was arrested last Wednesday and charged with first degree felony murder in the death of Thomas Harris, 54, of Alexandria. According to MPD press releases, Harris died the day after he was found suffering from severe […]

Police investigating death of 24-year-old Southeast man

Police are investigating the shooting death of a 24-year-old man whose body was found in Northeast D.C. According to a police press release, William Clemments Herndon from Southeast was found unconscious and unresponsive, suffering from gunshot wounds, around 12:35 a.m. by police responding to calls of a shooting on 45th Street and Ponds Street, NE. Herndon […]