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Man taken off plane at Reagan National

A man wanted in Delaware was taken off of a Spirit Airlines plane that had just landed at Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport Tuesday morning, officials said. The man, who authorities did not name, had an open warrant for failing...

By Allison Klein  | February 1, 2011; 11:01 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (3)
Categories:  Allison Klein, The Region  
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Md. jail escapee with area ties sought

Deandre Kelly escaped Sunday from the Garrett County Detention Center after showing what officials said was a gun and forcing officers to release an exit door. He was believed to be armed and to have left the area near the...

By Mary Pat Flaherty  | January 24, 2011; 5:43 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (8)
Categories:  Mary Pat Flaherty, Maryland, The District, The Region  
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FBI links three fiery packages

The FBI says initial forensic tests have linked the three fiery packages sent to federal and Maryland government officials. Richard McFeely, special agent in charge of the Baltimore field office, said Tuesday that while investigators believed they were linked before,...

By The Associated Press  | January 19, 2011; 7:40 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  Maryland, The Region, Updates  
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Cops bust "La Familia" members

D.C. police and federal officials have arrested eight men with ties to Mexico's La Familia drug cartel who sought to set up operations in the Washington metro area, law enforcement officials said. Authorities also have seized millions of dollars worth...

By Clarence Williams  | December 14, 2010; 3:37 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (9)
Categories:  Clarence Williams, From the Courthouse, Narcotics, The District, The Region  
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Muslims sue AirTran for discrimination

Nine Muslim American passengers from the Washington area sued AirTran Airways in federal court Wednesday, alleging that the airline discriminated against them by removing them from a Jan. 1, 2009, flight out of Reagan National Airport and refusing to rebook them.

By Spencer S. Hsu  | November 17, 2010; 4:57 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (13)
Categories:  Spencer S. Hsu, The Region  
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5 charged in area prostitution ring

Federal prosecutors say five men are facing charges they ran a multi-state prostitution ring. The U.S. Attorney's office announced Tuesday that the five operated brothels in Annapolis, Easton and elsewhere in Maryland, transporting prostitutes from Virginia and Washington....

By the Associated Press  | November 17, 2010; 7:33 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (2)
Categories:  Maryland, The District, The Region, Virginia  
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Older Entries in This Category »

Court date for Metro bomb plot suspect, the Associated Press , November 9, 2010
Man, 31, shot dead in D.C. , Washington Post Editors , September 13, 2010
Coast Guard to watch for bow riding, Washington Post Editors , August 2, 2010
Malvo show mixed drama with baloney, Tom Jackman , July 30, 2010
Police: Malvo is not believable, Washington Post Editors , July 29, 2010
87 immigrants arrested in Va., DC, Washington Post editors , July 28, 2010
Top 3 odd crimes of the week, Eric Athas , July 26, 2010
Top 3 odd crimes of the week, Eric Athas , July 19, 2010
Gang members arrested in NoVa, Washington Post editors , July 19, 2010
Area homicides fell in 2009, report says, Washington Post Editors , July 15, 2010
Copper theft attempts turn deadly, Washington Post Editors , July 8, 2010
FBI field chief wants 'transparency', Washington Post Editors , June 25, 2010
Is summer weather prime for crime?, Washington Post Editors , June 25, 2010
Funeral Wed. for Va. deputy Ridings, Mary Pat Flaherty , June 21, 2010
W.Va. murder suspect sought in D.C. , Washington Post Editors , June 8, 2010
Body found in lake was wanted man, Washington Post Editors , June 5, 2010
Girl shot Monday dies, Washington Post Editors , June 2, 2010
Guandique trial to stay in D.C., Washington Post Editors , May 14, 2010
Smiler murder case sent to Fairfax grand jury, Washington Post Editors , May 3, 2010
Man believed to be witness to Texas killing sought in D.C. area, Washington Post Editors , April 26, 2010
Thefts on the rise, Metro warns, Washington Post Editors , April 16, 2010
One day later, Fenty set to address shootings, Washington Post Editors , March 31, 2010
Priest to be tried in fall on child abuse charges, Washington Post Editors , March 28, 2010
Woman finds body stuck under car, is charged with hit and run, Washington Post Editors , February 24, 2010
Police say bloody shirt is youth's, Washington Post Editors , February 23, 2010
Remains found at Md. bed and breakfast, Washington Post Editors , February 21, 2010
Counselor dead at Pr. George's facility, Washington Post Editors , February 18, 2010
Prison cellphone jamming test scheduled in Md. , Washington Post Editors , February 16, 2010
Feds in Va. to crack down on financial fraud and public corruption, Washington Post editors , February 10, 2010
Police looking for Silver Spring woman, Washington Post Editors , February 5, 2010
D.C., Md. may share sensitive crime data, Washington Post Editors , February 1, 2010
Man pleads guilty to string of regional robberies, Washington Post editors , January 6, 2010
Search for serial rapist difficult, Maria Glod , December 17, 2009
Police looking for serial rapist, Washington Post editors , December 16, 2009
Police to discuss serial rapist at afternoon conference, Washington Post Editors , December 16, 2009
Security camera installed on Rehoboth boardwalk, Washington Post Editors , December 14, 2009
Millions in reward money for hijacking, Martin Weil , December 8, 2009
Watch the eggnog, hide the packages, Washington Post Editors , December 3, 2009
 
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