Sun, 24 Apr 2005 7:59:49 GMTSome knew him as J.K., others as Jimmy, and still others just called him Jim.
Sun, 24 Apr 2005 7:59:49 GMTNo criminal charges will be filed against a Bryans Road woman who fatally shot a man who broke into her home and attacked her boyfriend this month, Charles County authorities said.
Sun, 24 Apr 2005 7:59:49 GMTRICHMOND -- It used to be that Virginia justices went about sentencing nonviolent criminals the way judges across the country do: They scanned convicts' rap sheets and court files and took into account such general factors as age and history to decide how dangerous felons were to the public and whether they should go to prison.
Sun, 24 Apr 2005 7:59:49 GMTOne thing is certain about the sheriff's race in Alexandria: Come Election Day in November, incumbent James H. Dunning's name will not appear on the ballot, as it has every four years since 1985.
Sun, 24 Apr 2005 7:59:49 GMTMayor Anthony A. Williams and the Department of Corrections have failed to comply with a 14-month-old law negotiated with the D.C. Council to improve conditions and operations at the District's main jail after the stabbing deaths of two detainees and other inmate violence.
Sun, 24 Apr 2005 7:59:49 GMTRICHMOND -- The Virginia Court of Appeals on Tuesday affirmed the murder and conspiracy convictions of a woman who arranged the sword slaying of her father in Loudoun County.
Sun, 24 Apr 2005 7:59:49 GMTWarning About Meth Labs
Sun, 24 Apr 2005 7:59:49 GMTTeresa C. Chambers, who was fired last year as U.S. Park Police chief after publicly calling for more funding and personnel, is still trying to get her old job back.
Sun, 24 Apr 2005 7:59:49 GMTMichael Finucan was a cautious man, his wife said, not one to try to cross a busy, dimly lighted street in the pouring rain. So it baffles her that he did just that early yesterday while walking the family's dog.
Sun, 24 Apr 2005 7:59:49 GMTA Maryland Motor Vehicle Administration employee conspired with the owner of a driving school and a third person to sell state identification cards, many to illegal immigrants, for as much as $2,000 each, federal authorities alleged yesterday.
Sun, 24 Apr 2005 7:59:49 GMTThe Virginia Supreme Court upheld the convictions and death sentences of sniper John Allen Muhammad, saying he had acted with "breathless cruelty."
Sun, 24 Apr 2005 7:59:49 GMTA former Bull Run Middle School student who smuggled guns and ammunition into the building and briefly held a group of people hostage last year was released by the Department of Juvenile Justice this week, the Prince William County commonwealth's attorney's office said yesterday.
Sun, 24 Apr 2005 7:59:49 GMTNear the soaring figure of blind Justice, her arms reaching out toward rows of television vans and satellite dishes, a nuclear materials detector had been installed yesterday at the federal courthouse in Alexandria -- a white arch fitted with a black box and wires.
Sun, 24 Apr 2005 7:59:49 GMTMen in white overalls coated apartment doors with fresh paint yesterday as Prince George's County Executive Jack B. Johnson nodded his head in approval.
Sun, 24 Apr 2005 7:59:49 GMTA neighbor charged with killing longtime civil rights activist Wanda R. Alston plead guilty to second-degree murder Thursday, admitting to an addiction to crack cocaine.
Sun, 24 Apr 2005 7:59:49 GMTThe D.C. Court of Appeals ruled yesterday that gunmakers can be sued for shootings in the District that are carried out with a broad range of automatic weapons.
Sun, 24 Apr 2005 7:59:49 GMTA 15-year-old student was arrested yesterday and charged as a juvenile in the first of two arsons that badly damaged a Northeast Washington charter school in December, officials said.
Sun, 24 Apr 2005 7:59:49 GMTMore than 3,900 people died on motorcycles in the United States in 2004, up 7.3 percent from the year before, according to preliminary highway safety numbers released by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
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