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Power Failure Causes DC's 911 System To Go Down Temporarily

WASHINGTON (WNEW) — Officials are calling a power outage that caused D.C.’s 911 and police radio system to break down Tuesday “a catastrophic communications failure.” 161 more words


Founder of 2 Unions Guilty of Embezzling Funds

WASHINGTON — A retired D.C. police detective has pleaded guilty to embezzling money from two unions he founded.

Prosecutors say 67-year-old JC Stamps of Upper Marlboro, Maryland, pleaded guilty to theft from an employee benefit plan after embezzling more than $190,000. 109 more words


DC Police Search For Missing Preteen Boy

LANHAM, Md. (WNEW) — Police are asking for the public’s help with finding an 11-year-old D.C. boy who went missing around 7 p.m. Monday.

Alphonso Horton, a 5-foot-1 black boy weighing approximately 129 pounds, has brown eyes and black hair. 51 more words


Man Arrested in Northwest DC Homicide

WASHINGTON — Police in D.C. say they’ve arrested a man in connection with a homicide in northwest Washington.

The Metropolitan Police Department says they’ve charged 21-year-old Jeffery Bernard Neal of northwest Washington in connection with the death of 22-year-old Leon Young. 102 more words


D.C. Police Officer Acquitted of Sex Assaults

WASHINGTON — A judge has acquitted a Metropolitan police officer of four misdemeanor charges of sexually assaulting two women while in uniform and on duty. 106 more words