Judge rules probable cause to hold 18-year-old Kenneth Adams

A judge on Thursday ruled enough probable cause exists to hold 18-year-old Kenneth Adams for murder. During Adams’ first appearance Thursday, his attorney, Madalyn Harvey, argued against his holding. “There are several problems with the government’s allegations here. My client has become a target,” she said. Adams is being charged with first degree murder while […]

Two men plead guilty fatally shooting Kevin Owens

Two men pleaded guilty to second-degree murder while armed in the Jan. 19, 2015 death of Kevin Owens. According to the U.S. Attorney’s Office, Markell Alston, 23 and Darryl Malloy, 21, both of Washington, D.C. shot and killed Owens on Martin Luther King Jr. Day around 2 p.m. Alston was reportedly angry that Owens began dating […]

Kenneth Adams charged with February murder

Police have charged Kenneth Adams with the murder of Dante Kinard, 21, in February. Adams was arrested and charged with first-degree murder while armed for allegedly fatally shooting Kinard. Kinard was found by police after he was shot in the 1800 block of Benning Road, NE. Court documents show Adams was already being held without […]

Judge grants Wilbert Whitaker extended release conditions to attend funeral

A judge will allow murder suspect Wilbert Whitaker, 67, released under certain conditions so he can attend his aunt’s funeral in North Carolina this weekend. Superior Court Judge Robert E. Morin granted Whitaker’s release Wednesday morning. Whitaker is charged with the alleged murder of Leo Hackett, who died of gunshot wounds in April 2016. Whitaker, […]

Man killed in Columbia Heights Tuesday morning

Police say a 20-year-old man was fatally shot Tuesday morning in Columbia Heights. Police responded to a call for a shooting at around 6:30 a.m. in the 2900 block of 14th Street, NW. They found Devonte Crawford suffering from a gunshot wound. Crawford died at the scene, and police are investigating the case as a […]

23-year-old Antonio Leach killed Sunday

Police say Antonio Leach was killed in a shooting a little after midnight Sunday night. Leach, 23, was found with gunshot wounds in the 4400 block of F St., SE. He was taken to the hospital where he died. Police found Leach after responding to the sounds of gunshots in the neighborhood. Police are investigating […]

Rashawn Wright fatally shot Thursday night

Police are investigating the shooting death of Rashwan Wright. According to police, Wright was found with gunshot wounds in the 900 block of Varney Place, SE, Thursday night. Police have not identified any suspects and are asking for the public’s help in solving this murder.

18-year-old murdered Sunday night

Metropolitan police are investigating the shooting death of 18-year-old Tyrique White of Southeast, D.C. Police responded to a shooting at the 5200 Block of Call Place, SE a little after 8:45 p.m. on June 5 where an injured White was found. White was found shot multiple times and later died at a local hospital Sunday night. […]