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 […]

Teen charged with murder of Heineken McNeil

A suspect has been arrested and charged in the death of a man found burning in a trash can last month. Zacchaeus Blanding, 19, from Northeast, was arrested Wednesday for the murder of Heineken McNeil, also 19. McNeil’s body was found burned beyond recognition in a trashcan on the early morning of June 23 behind a vacant […]

Kevin Sutherland eulogized on House floor

Connecticut native Kevin Sutherland was eulogized by his former boss on the floor of the U.S. House of Representatives Wednesday morning, who called for the 24-year-old’s spirit to live on in the chamber. “Four days ago, on July 4 a young man was murdered just a mile from here in broad daylight on a crowded […]

Warrant details murder, robbery aboard red-line train

After he allegedly fatally punched, stabbed and stomped on Kevin Sutherland, Jasper Spires robbed two people also on-board a red-line train, and accidentally dropped a backpack carrying identifying information, according to the warrant for his arrest. Police charged Jasper Spires with first-degree murder while armed for the death of Sutherland on July 4, and witness […]

Police investigating death of John Jones

A 24-year-old man died early Sunday morning from apparent gunshot wounds, according to police. John Jones of Southeast was found suffering from gunshot wounds around 5:30 a.m. Sunday by police in the 2300 block of Green Street, SE. When fire and emergency personnel responded to the scene, they were unable to find any signs of life […]

Assault victim succumbs to injuries Monday

A 52-year-old man died from his injuries Monday, sustained from an assault over the holiday weekend. Police, responding to a call for an assault in progress, found Thomas Harris with head trauma a little before 5 p.m. on July 5. Harris, of Alexandria, VA, unconscious, but breathing when was taken to the hospital, but died from his injuries […]

Man arrested in Independence Day stabbing of AU grad on metro

The man charged with the fatal stabbing of a 24-year-old aboard a metro train on Independence Day was arrested by police today.  Jasper Spires, 18, of Northwest, was charged with the murder of Kevin Joseph Sutherland, also of Northwest. Sutherland, who was on his way to meet friends for holiday celebrations, died after he was […]

One dead, three others injured in July 4 shooting

Police say one man has died after he and three others were shot on the night of July 4. Police responded to the 2600 block of Douglas Place a little after 11 p.m. and transported all four victims suffering from gunshot wounds to the hospital. According to police one of the males, later identified as 23-year-old Dwayne […]