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Police & Fire

The latest on local crime and public safety.
Georgetown University Student Pleads Guilty to Lethal Poison Possession

Georgetown University Student Pleads Guilty to Lethal Poison Possession

After being arrested in March, Daniel J. Milzman will be sentenced on Nov. 10.
Number of Pedestrian Deaths Continues to Climb

Number of Pedestrian Deaths Continues to Climb

The D.C. metro region is working to make crosswalks safer for pedestrians and bicyclists.
Vehicle Sought in Fatal Hit-and-Run

Vehicle Sought in Fatal Hit-and-Run

Pedestrian died following Sunday morning incident, according to reports.
Two DC Residents Charged in Alleged Brutalizing of Dog, McFly, a Bull Terrier

Two DC Residents Charged in Alleged Brutalizing of Dog, McFly, a Bull Terrier

Christopher Wayne Johnson and Mark Donell Mosley charged Tuesday with multiples counts for brutalizing McFly, a bull terrier dog.
Undercover Female Officer Rushed to Hospital After Being Hit by a Car

Undercover Female Officer Rushed to Hospital After Being Hit by a Car

On Tuesday morning a D.C. police officer was hospitalized with serious injuries.
Identities Released of Victims in DC Car Crash

Identities Released of Victims in DC Car Crash

Two Prince George's County residents died Saturday after a crash involving a Washington, D.C., public works dump truck.
Alcohol, Speeding Cited as Factors in Fatal Crash: Police

Alcohol, Speeding Cited as Factors in Fatal Crash: Police

A Washington, D.C., man died Sunday from injuries suffered when his car crashed in Friendship.
DC Government Activates Heat Emergency Plan as Temperatures Soar

DC Government Activates Heat Emergency Plan as Temperatures Soar

Heat index is 96 degrees Friday afternoon in DC, according to the National Weather Service.
Police Arrest American University Professor on Burglary Charges

Police Arrest American University Professor on Burglary Charges

David Pitts, who chairs AU's Dept. of Public Administration and Policy, also is alleged to have set a fire in building near the AU campus.
VIDEO: Suspects Walk Off with Armloads of Jeans in Brazen Afternoon Theft in Georgetown

VIDEO: Suspects Walk Off with Armloads of Jeans in Brazen Afternoon Theft in Georgetown

Four suspects walked into a local store Sunday afternoon, Aug. 10 and walked out with armloads of jeans from the shelves.
Police Seek Suspect in Knife-Wielding Sexual Assault in Northwest DC

Police Seek Suspect in Knife-Wielding Sexual Assault in Northwest DC

Suspect was wearing one white, one black shoe.
Ten Killed in Virginia Crashes over Labor Day Weekend

Ten Killed in Virginia Crashes over Labor Day Weekend

Virginia State Police reported more than 600 traffic crashes across the state and cited thousands for speeding over Labor Day weekend.
Singer Chris Brown Pleads Guilty to Misdemeanor Assault in DC

Singer Chris Brown Pleads Guilty to Misdemeanor Assault in DC

Singer avoids more jail time; sentenced to time served.
DC Activates Heat Emergency Plan

DC Activates Heat Emergency Plan

Heat index is 96 degrees in DC.
Police on Lookout for Aggressive Driving in DC, Maryland

Police on Lookout for Aggressive Driving in DC, Maryland

Police 'will take every opportunity to educate motorists,' Maryland Transportation Authority chief says.
DC Police Release Sketch of Sexual Assault Suspect

DC Police Release Sketch of Sexual Assault Suspect

Police say three sexual assaults within one week could be related.
VIDEO: Metro Train Operator, Officers Save Man's Life Tuesday Night

VIDEO: Metro Train Operator, Officers Save Man's Life Tuesday Night

DC resident, 22, jumped onto the tracks Tuesday night in what police say was a suicide attempt.
UPDATE: Police Say Wisconsin Avenue Reopened in Georgetown

UPDATE: Police Say Wisconsin Avenue Reopened in Georgetown

Police sent out new alert at about 12:55 p.m., saying roadway is now cleared.
UPDATE: Albemarle Street Reopened After 'Suspicious Package' Alert

UPDATE: Albemarle Street Reopened After 'Suspicious Package' Alert

An alert sent out Wednesday morning notes a suspicious package. The area is near American University and a metro station.
Oxon Hill Murder Not Random Attack: Police

Oxon Hill Murder Not Random Attack: Police

Prince George's County Police say a Washington, D.C., man was shot and killed Saturday night. They are asking for leads from the public.