All posts tagged "crime"

  • Transgender Woman Killed [UPDATED]

    The Metropolitan Police Department is investigating the death of a transgender woman who was stabbed yesterday at a bus stop in the District's Benning Heights...

  • DCTC's Chief Problem

    The words rolled off her tongue like a well-rehearsed mantra, ''We'd like to see all of those folks who are in that high-risk environment find...

  • Revisiting Violence

    At year's end, the local LGBT community is recovering from a year of violent attacks directed at LGBT individuals, particularly transgender women of color. Beginning...

  • Furr Update

    The U.S. government's case against Kenneth Furr, the Metropolitan Police Department officer who allegedly shot at a group of five people in a car, including...

  • Transgender Woman Stabbed

    A 56-year-old transgender woman was stabbed while at a house in Northeast D.C.'s Kingman Park neighborhood at around 8 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 20, marking the...

  • Willard Sentenced to Eight Years

    The man who pleaded guilty to shooting a transgender woman in the neck and trying to rob her after she refused his request for oral...

  • Furr Likely To Get Plea Deal

    Assistant U.S. Attorney Lara Worm told D.C. Superior Court Judge Ann O'Regan Keary at a felony status hearing Nov. 4 that the government is close...

  • Activists Voice Crime Concerns

    Representatives from the District's various public safety agencies and the Mayor's Office of GLBT Affairs held an outreach meeting on Wednesday, Sept. 28, aimed at...

  • Shooter Pleads Guilty

    A man who shot a transgender woman in the neck and attempted to rob her after she declined his sexual proposition pleaded guilty Thursday, Sept....

  • International Arrest

    Detectives from the Metropolitan Police Department's Homicide Branch have announced an arrest in the 2007 murder of a local lesbian who was found dead in...

  • Mount Vernon Victim

    A man walking in D.C.'s Mount Vernon Square neighborhood reports that he was robbed at gunpoint Thursday, Sept. 29, by assailants who used an anti-gay...

  • Vigil Voices

    Nothing reads better than Shakespeare by candlelight. At least, Gaurav Gopalan might have thought so. More than a hundred friends, co-workers and members of the...

  • Grieving for Gaurav

    As news spreads that the Sept. 10 death of Northwest Washington resident Gaurav Gopalan, 35, has been ruled a homicide by the city's medical examiner,...

  • City Offering Safety Event

    Amid a backdrop of ongoing violence aimed at the LGBT community, the Mayor's Office of GLBT Affairs has announced a Public Safety Open House event...

  • Multiple Charges Dog Washington

    The man accused of attacking a group of women, at least one of whom identifies as a lesbian, in Columbia Heights in late July has...

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