Crime | WAMU 88.5 - American University Radio


RSS Feed
WAMU 88.5

ANC Commissioner Arrested For Allegedly Attacking Homeless Man

Dupont Circle ANC Commissioner Leo Dwyer is suspected of assaulting a man with cleaning liquid. The alleged incident is being investigated as a hate crime.
WAMU 88.5

Like Other Cities, D.C. Moves To 'Ban The Box' On Job Applications

Starting later this year, D.C. employers will no longer be able to ask potential employees about their criminal histories until after a conditional job offer is made.
WAMU 88.5

Jonnie Williams On Stand Again Today In McDonnell Corruption Trial

Former Star Scientific CEO Jonnie Williams will take the stand again today in the trial of former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell, and his testimony could be key in the case.

WAMU 88.5

Teenager Sought In Wheaton Shooting

Montgomery County police are looking for a 14-year-old boy whom they say shot an 18-year-old woman multiple times in Wheaton this morning.
WAMU 88.5

McDonnell To Testify In His Own Defense In Virginia Corruption Trial

The trial of former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell and his wife Maureen continues Wednesday, following a day of opening statements where the jury learned the McDonnell would testify in his own defense, including the reading of a personal letter written to his wife.
WAMU 88.5

Virginia Teen Charged With Arson After Woodbridge House Fire

Investigators are charging a Virginia teen with attempted murder and arson after a fire in Woodbridge, Virginia.

WAMU 88.5

McDonnell Trial Underway On Tuesday

With jury selection completed on Monday, opening statements are expected this morning in the corruption trial of former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell.

WAMU 88.5

D.C. Gun Ban Ruled Unconstitutional

A U.S. District Court judge has ruled D.C.'s ban on handguns unconstitutional, effective immediately. Kojo explores the status of the right to bear arms in the District.

WAMU 88.5

Cardin Likens Voting Ban For Felons To Jim Crow Laws

Lawmakers say a bill granting the vote to felons who have served their time is intended to address a racial divide in voter eligibility.

WAMU 88.5

Virginia Uber Driver Arrested For Second-Degree Sexual Assault

Detectives have arrested a 31-year-old Alexandria man who has been charged with second-degree sexual assault for allegedly touching a woman after picking her up using Uber.