All posts tagged "crime"

  • 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...

  • Gopalan Death Ruled Homicide

    The D.C. medical examiner's office has ruled that the death of Gaurav Gopalan, a local theater enthusiast who was found dead in the city's Columbia...

  • Plea Deal Offered in Transgender Shooting Case

    A man accused of shooting and trying to rob a transgender woman in Southeast D.C.'s Shipley Terrace neighborhood appeared in court for a preliminary status...

  • Arrest Made in Trans Shooting

    The Metropolitan Police Department announced this morning that an arrest has been made in the case of a transgender woman shot in the early hours...

  • MPD Fields Transgender Crime Questions

    Metropolitan Police Department officials held a news conference Sept. 12 intended to address a shooting and the death of an unidentified person, but were bombarded...

  • Going Public with Anti-Trans Attacks (UPDATED)

    Metropolitan Police Department officials held a news conference Monday afternoon, Sept. 12, to ask the press and public for help in the death investigation of...

  • Trans Woman Found Dead in Columbia Heights

    [UPDATE: Metro Weekly received a Metropolitan Police Department email at 5:59 p.m., Tuesday, Sept. 13, identifying the victim as Gaurav Gopolan, 35. For further developments,...

  • Trial Date Set for Columbia Heights Altercation

    Two brothers accused of attacking a group of lesbians in Columbia Heights in July appeared in D.C. Superior Court this morning for a preliminary hearing....

  • No Bail for Cop in Trans Shooting

    The off-duty police officer arrested for allegedly shooting at a car containing two transgender women and three others was denied bond at a preliminary status...

  • Transgender Shooting Prompts Rally

    Local community organizations and advocacy groups are holding a rally to bring attention to an increase in violence against transgender individuals after an altercation with...

  • Outspoken, Ep. 36 – Slutwalk DC [video]

    Ebone Bell speaks to participants at the Slutwalk DC rally on Saturday, August 13, 2011. The website for the march descibes the event as: SlutWalk...

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