Dominic Brooks fatally stabbed on Friday

Police are investigating the fatal stabbing of Dominic Brooks, 29. Brooks was discovered around 1:27 a.m. June 9, on the 800 block of Chesapeake St., SE. The police, responding to a report of a stabbing, found an unresponsive and unconscious man suffering from a stab wound. DC fire and EMS transported Brooks to a local hospital […]

Daron Wint’s IPA hearing moved to October

Daron Wint, 34, charged with the alleged murder of four people, had his Innocence Protection Act hearing moved to Oct. 27, after both sides agreed they weren’t ready to have the hearing Friday, as originally planned. Wint’s DNA was discovered at the crime scene where Savvas and Amy Savopoulos along with their son and housekeeper were killed on […]

Prosecution and Defense spar over what to include in murder trial

In a hearing for Jonathan Taylor, one of four men charged with the murder of Dwayne Dillard, the prosecution and defense argued over which pieces of evidence should be allowed to be submitted to the court.   On Monday, the prosecution argued statements made by Taylor in a 2015 interview should be used to support […]

Death of Awlachew Ayele ruled a homicide

The Medical Examiner ruled on Wednesday that the cause of death for a 66-year-old man found after a fire was extinguished is homicide. Awlachew Ayele was found by emergency workers responding to a report of a fire in the 1100 block of Queen St., NE. on Jan. 26. An autopsy revealed Ayele died from smoke and […]

Police looking for two people of interest related to Algernon Jones murder

Police are looking for two people and vehicles of interest related to the murder of 32-year-old Algernon Harvey Jones. Jones was killed by multiple gunshot wounds in the 100 block of Q St., NW last month. After conducting a further investigation D.C. Police learned that seven additional people were also shot and sustained non-life threatening injuries. […]

Second suspect arrested for murder of Antwan Baker

Police on Monday arrested a second suspect, 24-year-old Rondell for the suspected shooting of Antwan Baker. McLeod was charged with first-degree murder while armed. Baker was found dead with gunshot wounds on the 5300 block of Clay Terrace, NE, on Nov. 12, 2015 along with another male who survived. Joseph Brown, 26, was arrested on Aug […]