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Police & Fire

The latest on local crime and public safety.
NORAD to Conduct Exercises Over DC Area Tuesday Morning

NORAD to Conduct Exercises Over DC Area Tuesday Morning

Fighter jets and helicopters to test responses, systems with a variety of scenarios; flights could be delayed or cancelled due to weather.
Woman Riding Moped in DC Dies After Crash with Truck

Woman Riding Moped in DC Dies After Crash with Truck

Woman was riding on Connecticut Avenue, according to report by WTOP.
'Senseless Violence' Kills Toddler in Home; Suspect Sought

'Senseless Violence' Kills Toddler in Home; Suspect Sought

Police are searching for Davon Antwan Wallace of Landover, who faces murder charges in the shooting death of a 3-year-old Washington girl.
Bomb Threat at National Zoo Forces Brief Evacuation Friday

Bomb Threat at National Zoo Forces Brief Evacuation Friday

The zoo was reopened at about 3 p.m. Friday
Litterbugs, Beware: DC Police to Start Issuing Tickets

Litterbugs, Beware: DC Police to Start Issuing Tickets

Starting Sept. 1, you could get slapped with a $75 fine if an officer sees you littering.
Man Posed As Cabbie, Sometimes in Drag, to Dupe Drunk Victims: Police

Man Posed As Cabbie, Sometimes in Drag, to Dupe Drunk Victims: Police

A Prince George's County man has pleaded guilty to stealing nearly $250K from people after he posed as a DC area cabbie.
$212,500 Settlement Reached over Arrest for Buying Bottled Water

$212,500 Settlement Reached over Arrest for Buying Bottled Water

21-year-old Elizabeth Daly has reached a settlement after being arrested when ABC agents mistook her bottled water for beer.
Marijuana Decriminalized: No, Pot is Not Legal in D.C.

Marijuana Decriminalized: No, Pot is Not Legal in D.C.

A District of Columbia law that goes into effect Thursday reduces penalties for some marijuana possession -- but federal law still applies and there are exceptions.
Animal Bones Found at Hyde-Addison Elementary School

Animal Bones Found at Hyde-Addison Elementary School

Construction workers found bones while digging at the site, according to report.
Report: Woman Found Floating at Georgetown Waterfront in Critical Condition

Report: Woman Found Floating at Georgetown Waterfront in Critical Condition

Call came to police at approximately 4:38 p.m.
Police: Waitress, 19, Reports Sexual Assault in Glover Park Area Over the Weekend

Police: Waitress, 19, Reports Sexual Assault in Glover Park Area Over the Weekend

White male was reportedly a customer at restaurant the night of attack.
Ouch! 'Flying' Deer Knocks Out Woman at DC Bus Stop

Ouch! 'Flying' Deer Knocks Out Woman at DC Bus Stop

Woman was getting off of a bus when she was struck by a spooked deer's hind legs.
Mother Convicted of Killing Her Baby at Convent: 'I Did Not Know I Was Pregnant'

Mother Convicted of Killing Her Baby at Convent: 'I Did Not Know I Was Pregnant'

"I was shocked when the baby came out," she told The Washington Post in a jailhouse interview.
TRAFFIC ALERT: Rock Creek Parkway

TRAFFIC ALERT: Rock Creek Parkway

Car goes into water, closing parkway.
FBI: DC Woman Pleads Guilty to Health Care Fraud

FBI: DC Woman Pleads Guilty to Health Care Fraud

Sold counterfeit documents to would-be home health care aides.
Police Make Arrest in Easter Monday Shooting at National Zoo

Police Make Arrest in Easter Monday Shooting at National Zoo

Police arrested a 14-year-old juvenile male from Southwest, DC and charged him with Assault with a Dangerous Weapon (Gun).
FBI Seeks Victims of Suspected Serial Child Molester at Overseas American Schools

FBI Seeks Victims of Suspected Serial Child Molester at Overseas American Schools

In addition to foreign nationals, the schools were attended by the children of American diplomats, military personnel stationed overseas, and other American citizens working abroad.