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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. 567 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. 151 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. 142 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. 166 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. 218 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. 110 more words


D.C. Police Begin Wearing Body Cameras

WASHINGTON — Police in the nation’s capital will begin wearing cameras Wednesday to record them as they perform their duties and interact with the public. 128 more words