Man sentenced to 14 years for murder of Tyronn Hodges

A man charged with fatally shooting Tyronn Hodges was sentenced to 14 years in jail. Myshawn Allen was sentenced for second-degree murder while armed. In August, the 23-year-old pleaded guilty to second-degree murder while armed as part of a plea deal. He will be placed on five years of supervised release following his sentence. Hodges […]

Joseph Phill Smith fatally shot on Thanksgiving

Joseph Phill Smith was fatally shot on Thanksgiving day. At approximately 7:07 p.m. on Thanksgiving, Smith was found by police unconscious with multiple gunshot wounds in the 2400 block of Elvans Road, SE. He was found with no signs consistent with life. Another victim was located with multiple gunshot wounds and was transported to a […]

23-year-old killed in traffic incident on black Friday

Samanta Iqbal was killed on black Friday when she was struck by a car. At approximately 9:58 p.m., Iqbal was struck by a 2000 Mercedes 500 in the 700 block of Kenilworth Terrace, NE. The driver called police to inform them of the crash. Iqbal was transported to a local hospital and succumbed to her injuries the […]

Tyreke Chambers rejects plea offer

The man charged with the murder of Tracy Jones rejected a plea deal, and the case against him will now move to trial. Tyreke Chambers is now scheduled for a trial beginning Nov. 13, 2018. If Chambers pleaded guilty, the government would cap the sentence to a maximum of 10 years. Chambers was arrested on […]

DNA found on evidence links murder suspect Antwon Green to murder

DNA expert Catherine Nguyen testified in court regarding evidence found at the scene of the crime where Breond Keys was murdered. Antwon Green is charged with second-degree murder while armed for allegedly murdering Keys on Oct. 10, 2014. Keys was found fatally shot on the 1400 block of Good Hope Road, SE. He was later […]