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D.C. police chief talks homicides, stop-and-frisk

District of Columbia Police Chief Cathy Lanier says New York City's stop-and-frisk policy probably helped reduce crime but became a less acceptable police tactic as communities there became safer.

Friday - 11/01/2013, 12:00pm EDT

Tags: Cathy Lanier, D.C. Police, stop-and-frisk, American Bar Association,

Sept. deadliest month in Richmond since 2007

A spike in homicides makes September the deadliest month in Richmond since 2007.

Tuesday - 10/02/2012, 07:34am EDT

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3 men slain in 2 1/2-hour span in D.C.

D.C. police are investigating three homicides that occurred within a span of 2 1/2 hours.

Monday - 07/09/2012, 01:12am EDT

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Arlington: No murders in 2011, more chickens in 2012

The past year was a good one for Arlington County, with the jurisdiction boasting no homicides in all of 2011 and the lowest unemployment rate in the state.

Monday - 01/02/2012, 02:27pm EST

Tags: Walter Tejada, Arlington County, Chris Zimmerman, backyard hens, Barbara Favola, Arlington Egg Project, Hank Silverberg,

D.C.'s first 2012 homicide is man found in creek

Authorities have identified a body found near a creek in Northeast D.C. as that of a 56-year-old District man.

Monday - 01/02/2012, 10:50am EST

Tags: Leroy Studevant, D.C. Police,

No homicides reported in Arlington County in 2011

An Arlington County police spokeswoman says no homicides were reported in the county last year.

Monday - 01/02/2012, 09:53am EST

Tags: Arlington County, The Washington Post, Crystal Nosal

Homicides down in D.C., but thefts, sexual assaults up

The number of murders is down significantly in the District, but other types of crime are still a problem in the city.

Saturday - 12/31/2011, 11:47am EST

Tags: crime, Cathy Lanier, Vincent Gray, murders, thefts, sexual assault