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DC Officer Charged with Murder in Robbery Gone Awry

DC police officer Reginald Jones (in red) was arraigned in Superior Court yesterday evening on a murder charge for his part in a robbery in which two men were shot and one died. Officer Jones was in his patrol car,

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1 Hearing, 39 Defendants

Thirty-nine names were on the docket for yesterday’s status hearing in the DC Taxicab Commission bribery case. One or two may have been home with the flu, but it was still quite a crowd. Short WaPo story here.

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Pity the Immigrant

Shanika Robinson, shown above with her brother Leon, agreed to marry Shahabuddin Rana in exchange for monthly payments of $500.  The immigration scam turned deadly when Rana’s brother, after learning that Robinson was having sexual affairs with other men, refused

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A Wink and a Nod Plea Deal

Sentenced to life without parole for the 1997 killing of a DC police officer, Donovan Strickland claims that he was promised a reduced sentence in exchange for his guilty plea.  Under Maryland law, convicts have a right to ask a

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DC Tax employees help themselves to $20M

Two employees of the District’s Office of Tax and Revenue in charge of tax refunds had been issuing illegal checks amounting to $20 million for the past six years that were cashed by friends and family. Harriette Walters, pictured above

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Sex, lies and videotape?

Capitol Police sergeant Mike Malloy, left, watches as Assistant U.S. Attorney Michele Sartori questions a juvenile witness, identified only by her initials, whom officer Malloy is accused of having sex with and videotaping the act. WaPo story here.

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Developer not guilty of bribery

A DC jury yesterday aquitted developer Doug Jemal and two other officers of his company, Douglas Development Corp., of conspiracy and bribery.  Jemal was found guilty of a lesser charge of wire fraud. A posting on the trial from my

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