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Daily Stories

Court Update: May 22

On May 22, judges at the DC...

Crime Alerts: May 22

Between the hours of 8 a.m. and...

Police Seek Public’s Help to ID and Locate Suspects

Officers from the Metropolitan Police Department (MPD)...

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Policy

D.C. Witness Report: Homicide Defendants and Pretrial Release

Judges didn’t release as many homicide defendants...

Law Intended to Confiscate Guns From Dangerous Individuals Goes Largely Unused

In January, the District of Columbia followed...

Defense Accuses Detectives of Misgendering Murder Defendant

A defense attorney raised concerns about a lead detective...

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Videos

Police Release Video of Suspect of Interest in Hit and Run

The police are asking for the public's...

Victim’s 7 Y/O Sister Testifies in Murder Trial

During a murder trial Sept. 18, a victim’s seven-year-old...

Judge Says Evidence Shows Murder Defendant Needs to be Held in Jail

A murder defendant, who is claiming self defense, is...

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Editor's Corner

D.C. Witness Shifts Gears

Dear readers, We are...

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As D.C. Witness increases its content, a new section will display a note from the editor on the week's homicides. This note will not only serve as an analytical point for the editor, but also put some of the site's news content into perspective. Thank you.  -- D.C. Witness Editorial team

Calendar of Court Proceedings

DC Jail Inmates with COVID-19
17 Inmates at DC Jail are in isolation after being diagnosed with COVID-19 as of May 21.

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