: News

D.C. Most Wanted Profiles On Digital TV

Play associated audio

By Matt McCleskey

Digital TV subscribers in the Washington area can now help police solve crimes by clicking the remote. Cable provider Comcast is partnering with D.C.'s Metropolitan Police Department in launching "Police Blotter on Demand."

The digital TV channel features updated video profiles of individuals on the city's most wanted list and information on how to contact police anonymously with any tips. In a statement announcing the channel, Police Chief Cathy Lanier says it's another resource to keep residents informed and to enlist their help in tracking down criminals.

The channel is available to Comcast Digital TV subscribers in the district, as well as in Northern Virginia and in Prince George's, Montgomery, and Frederick Counties in Maryland.

NPR

Book Review: 'Kinder Than Solitude'

Ellah Allfrey reviews Kinder Than Solitude, by Yiyun Li.
NPR

On Your Mark, Get Set, Grow: A Guide To Speedy Vegetables

Impatient gardeners don't have to wait for summer to harvest salad fixings. A surprising variety of crops will bring homegrown produce to your table in as little as three weeks.
NPR

John Edwards Resumes Career As Trial Attorney

The former U.S. senator and Democratic presidential hopeful is one of three attorneys representing a boy in a medical malpractice case in North Carolina.
NPR

When Parents Are The Ones Too Distracted By Devices

Parents often complain that smartphones keep their kids distracted from conversation. What happens when it's the other way around, when kids can't get their smartphone-glued parents' attention?

Leave a Comment

Help keep the conversation civil. Please refer to our Terms of Use and Code of Conduct before posting your comments.