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Plate sensor leads officers to suspect

A major break in the high-profile slaying of American University professor Sue Ann Marcum came when a license plate recognition sensor in D.C. transmitted a message to police that the woman's Jeep, which had been reported stolen, was in the...

By Washington Post Editors  | October 26, 2010; 10:24 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (2)
Categories:  From the Post, Homicide, Montgomery, Technology, The District, Virginia  
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Levy's family prepares for trial, not closure

The Levys had just finished a family vacation to Hershey, Pa. Robert Levy drove the rental car to Metro Center in the District, kissed his daughter, Chandra, on the head, said goodbye and headed to the airport with his wife....

By Washington Post Editors  | October 17, 2010; 5:08 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  Chandra Levy, From the Post, Keith L. Alexander, The District, Updates  
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Not guilty plea in Va. woman's death

One of the suspects charged in the fatal shooting of a Seton Hall University student from Virginia has pleaded not guilty. Wearing an orange jumpsuit, Nicholas Welch answered "yes" to whether he understood the charges Wednesday. Bail was set at...

By Washington Post Editors  | September 29, 2010; 10:46 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  Around the Nation, From the Post, Schools, Updates, Virginia  
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Malvo show mixed drama with baloney

The teenaged serial killer Lee Malvo and the newest star of basic cable, William Shatner, combined to make some compelling TV last night. Some of it was probably just crazy lies by Malvo, now 25 and behind bars for eight years. But there was also discussion about several shootings Malvo confirmed in 2006, and a well-crafted unspooling of Malvo’s psychological journey from brainwashed sniper to regretful adult.

By Tom Jackman  | July 30, 2010; 3:30 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (6)
Categories:  Crime History, D.C. Sniper, From the Post, The Region, Tom Jackman  
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Video: Wone interrogation excerpts

All three of the defendants in the Robert Wone conspiracy trial were found not guilty by a D.C. Superior Court judge on Tuesday. Judge Lynn Leibovitz acquitted the three housemates from the bench after explaining her verdict for about an...

By Washington Post Editors  | June 29, 2010; 4:51 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (3)
Categories:  From the Courthouse, From the Post, Homicide, The District, Unsolved  
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Teka's story: second of two parts

On the morning of Wednesday, Dec. 2, Teka Adams -- homeless and nine months pregnant -- climbed into the car of a woman named Veronica Deramous. Teka believed Deramous was taking her to a storage facility in Maryland to pick...

By Washington Post Editors  | June 16, 2010; 7:55 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  From the Post, Matt Zapotosky, Pr. George's, The District, Updates  
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Older Entries in This Category »

Woman's captor wanted her baby, Washington Post Editors , June 15, 2010
Are U.S. museums safe from art thieves? , Washington Post Editors , May 25, 2010
Student's beating: Take a poll, see reader comments, Washington Post Editors , April 13, 2010
Crowded off-campus party degenerates into 'war zone', Washington Post Editors , April 13, 2010
As oyster war heats up, Maryland cracks down on poachers, Washington Post Editors , March 23, 2010
N.Va. men in Pakistan charged with six counts in terror case, Washington Post Editors , March 17, 2010
Meet 'The Gang Whisperer', Washington Post Editors , March 16, 2010
Grand jury slims down motorcycle club indictment, Washington Post Editors , February 4, 2010
NAACP wants Justice Dept. to investigate Hyattsville police, Washington Post Editors , January 26, 2010
D.C. council member critical of police response, Washington Post Editors , January 25, 2010
Woman fought for justice after daughter's murder, Washington Post Editors , January 21, 2010
Crowding at D.C. youth detention center draws criticism, Washington Post Editors , January 21, 2010
Crime novelist, 'Spenser' creator Robert Parker dies, Washington Post Editors , January 20, 2010
After a girl's murder, justice follows despair, Washington Post Editors , January 20, 2010
Tasers are a law enforcement staple worldwide, Josh White , January 19, 2010
Editorial: Post on crime in D.C. , Washington Post Editors , January 13, 2010
Editorial: Post on voting rights for Va. ex-felons, Washington Post Editors , January 13, 2010
Man killed in robbery had life sentence; What happened?, Washington Post editors , January 11, 2010
Fugitives taunt pursuers online, Washington Post Editors , January 7, 2010
Facing investigation, head of FBI's D.C. office to retire, Washington Post Editors , December 9, 2009
Watch the eggnog, hide the packages, Washington Post Editors , December 3, 2009
Chatter: Salahis 'should be prosecuted', Washington Post Editors , December 1, 2009
D.C. juvenile chief leaving for New York, Washington Post Editors , December 1, 2009
Family sees pattern of clues in woman's disappearance, Washington Post Editors , November 25, 2009
Student convicted of murder starts his life anew, Washington Post Editors , November 24, 2009
A perplexing unsolved case in D.C. , Washington Post Editors , November 24, 2009
Cafritz will rebuild art collection after fire, Washington Post Editors , November 23, 2009
Standing by his men, Washington Post Editors , November 19, 2009
 
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