Donta McNeil charged with murder

Donta Curtis McNeil was arrested Wednesday and charged with second-degree murder while armed for the shooting of 24-year-old Antonio Dean. McNeil was arrested by the Capital Area Regional Fugitive Task Force Wednesday for allegedly fatally shooting Dean on August 22. Dean was found by police without a pulse at around 2:50 a.m. in the 1300 […]

Police identify suspect wanted for double shooting that left one dead

Police are searching for a suspect they say is responsible for last month’s double shooting that left one man dead. Police are asking for the public’s help in locating John Anthony James who police believe is responsible for the shooting death of 21-year-old Earnest Massenberg-Bey, Jr. Police have an arrest warrant to charge James with second-degree […]

Kenneth Garner pleads guilty to involuntary manslaughter

A 24-year-old who killed a man in a fight last July pleaded guilty to involuntary manslaughter Wednesday. Kenneth Garner accepted a plea deal recommending 90 months in prison in exchange for a guilty plea for the manslaughter charge in the death of Thomas Harris. Garner was initially charged with first-degree felony murder. According to prosecutors who […]

Jasper Spires found competent to stand trial

The man charged with the stabbing death of Kevin Sutherland aboard a red-line train on July 4, was found competent to stand trial Friday. The attorney for Jasper Spires, charged with murder for the brutal death of Sutherland, said after court that his client has received medication leading to the competency finding, and maintained his […]

Muhammad Washington fatally shot in Northeast Tuesday

A 20-year-old man was fatally shot Tuesday morning, according to police. Police say Muhammad Washington was found with apparent gunshot wounds in the 600 block of 42nd street, Northeast at around 11:45 Tuesday morning. Washington, also of Northeast, was taken to a hospital where he died from his injuries. According to NBC Washington, Washington was […]

One killed, two injured in attempted robbery Saturday morning

A man was killed after attempting to rob two other men early Saturday morning, according to the Metropolitan Police Department. According to police, two victims of the attempted robbery were also shot in the scuffle. Police responded to a triple shooting in the 700 block of H Street, NE at around 1 a.m. Saturday. Two victims […]

Loretta Hall pleads guilty as part of deal in boyfriend’s murder

The woman charged with the stabbing death of her boyfriend pleaded guilty to involuntary manslaughter in Superior Court Tuesday. According to a news release from the U.S. Attorney’s Office, Loretta Hall accepted a plea deal and pleaded guilty to voluntary manslaughter, instead of going to trial for the murder of her long-time boyfriend, Kenneth Fogle, […]