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Kenneth Rice sentenced for the murder of Dennis Wise

On Friday, Kenneth Rice was sentenced to 9 years for the fatal stabbing of 51-year-old Dennis Wise in March. At around 2 a.m. on March 11, police found Dennis Wise face down on a bed in a house in the 1800 block of Bruce Pl., SE. A few hours earlier police had arrived at the […]

Second arrest made in connection with fatal shooting

A second man has been arrested for the alleged murder of Yoselis Barrios. Victor Hernandez, 17, was arrested and charged with first-degree murder while armed on Thursday, Nov. 30. Barrios, 16, was fatally shot on the 1300 block of Rittenhouse Street, NW on Nov. 7. Officers arrived after hearing gunshots and found an adult and […]

Documents: Victor Hernandez news release

Victor Hernandez was arrested on Nov. 30 and charged with first-degree murder while armed for the alleged murder of Yoselis Regino Barrios. Victor Hernandez arrest documents (PDF) Victor Hernandez arrest documents (Text)

Man arrested after fatal shooting Saturday morning

A 47-year-old man was arrested in connection to a fatal shooting on Saturday morning. Kevin Lamont Smith was arrested on Dec. 2 for the alleged murder of Valerie Regina Coleman. He is charged with second-degree murder while armed. Officers found Coleman, of Southeast, with multiple gunshot wounds in a house on the 1700 Block of […]

42-year-old man arrested for alleged murder

Gregory Williams, 42, was arrested on Dec. 4 for the alleged murder of Andrew Alphonso Cook, III, of NE. Officers arrived on the 1700 block of North Capitol Street, NE, on Sept. 23 and found Cook with a stab wound. He was taken to an area hospital where he died from his injuries two days […]

Witness testifies he was robbed near shooting

A witness who was nearby when a 38-year-old man was fatally shot was called to testify during trial. Antwon Green is charged with second-degree murder for allegedly murdering Breond Keys, who was shot while getting a haircut at a barbershop in Southeast DC. The witness on the stand was robbed in an alleyway near the […]