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D.C. Police Searching for Missing 7-Year-Old

UPDATE (Oct. 24, 2014): Zyvaunte Higgins has been located.

WASHINGTON (WNEW) — D.C. police are asking for the public’s help in finding a critical missing person identified as 7-year-old Zyvaunte Higgins. 114 more words


D.C. Police Chief Seeks Changes to Concealed-Carry Law

UPDATED: Oct. 16, 2014 2:40 p.m.

WASHINGTON — People who carry concealed handguns near public events and demonstrations in the nation’s capital shouldn’t have to be personally warned by a police officer before they are subject to arrest, D.C. 562 more words


D.C. Police Seek Taxi Driver in Sexual Assault

WASHINGTON — Police in the District of Columbia are looking for a cab driver they say sexually assaulted a female passenger.

Metropolitan police say the woman was in the cab around 2:30 a.m. 146 more words


D.C. Police Search For Missing Girl

UPDATED (Oct. 10, 2014, 11:46 a.m.): Taniya Moore has been located.

LANHAM, Md. (WNEW) — A 12-year-old girl is missing and D.C. police are asking for the public’s help in finding her. 137 more words


Former D.C. Police Officer Gets 7 Years in Pimp Case

WASHINGTON — A former District of Columbia police officer has been sentenced to seven years for prostituting teenage girls from his southeast Washington apartment.

Linwood Barnhill Jr. 161 more words


D.C. Council to Hold Hearing on Stop and Frisk

WASHINGTON (WNEW/AP) — The D.C. Council will hold a hearing on the use of stop-and-frisk tactics by city police.

People who’ve been stopped and searched on the street are expected to testify at the hearing, which will be held Wednesday afternoon on the campus of Howard University. 213 more words


D.C. Police Identify Man Shot, Killed by Officers

WASHINGTON — D.C. police have identified a man who was fatally shot by officers who were serving a warrant.

Police identified the man late Sunday as 36-year-old Michael Abney of northeast Washington. 105 more words