TOYS FOR TOTS OPENING CEREMONY
Incoming Chief Cathy L. Lanier attends the Toys for Tots opening ceremony, in Washington on November 21, 2006. Local area school children were invited to take part in a ceremony where the U.S. Marines and Norwegian Officials kicked-off the regional Toys for Tots campaign. (UPI Photo/Kevin Dietsch)
Thefts of cellphones are on the rise, but police officials and others say the industry is doing little to help recover the phones or render them useless.
A Washington, D.C., police officer who allegedly said he wanted to shoot first lady Michelle Obama will not face charges but could lose his job, officials said.
The teenage brother of San Francisco 49ers' tight end Vernon Davis was arrested in connection with a hammer attack on a Washington woman, police said.
Across the country, U.S. police chiefs say there is a climb in smartphone robbery, which could be combatted if wireless providers could shut them down remotely.
A decaying corpse was found in the trunk of a car parked in an impound lot for more than a week in hot and humid Washington, D.C., police said.
Civil rights activists say the move to arm District of Columbia Police Department patrol officers with semiautomatic weapons is going overboard.
Law enforcement officials charged a 33-year-old woman with first-degree murder after the discovery of four decomposing bodies in her Washington, D.C., home.
The decomposed bodies of four sisters, ages 5-17, were discovered Wednesday by U.S. marshals who went to a Washington home to serve an eviction notice.
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