Metro Weekly

All posts tagged "crime"

  • Survival Tactics

    When a woman is sexually assaulted by another woman, it's obviously not rape: no penis, no rape. And when a man is sexually assaulted, there's...

  • Tragedy in Woodbridge

    Darius Cooke no longer sleeps in the bed he once shared with Keith Jamar Truesdale, his partner of nearly two years. Until he moves out...

  • Assault at HRC Store

    Sgt. Brett Parson, head of the Washington Metropolitan Police Department's special liaison units, including the Gay and Lesbian Liaison Unit (GLLU), and the Human Rights...

  • Arresting Development

    Metro Transit Police have arrested five individuals for their alleged involvement in the Dec. 8 attack of a 25-year-old gay man who was riding home...

  • Mum's the Word

    Metro Transit Police have not yet released surveillance video or video images of the seven men who attacked a gay man on the Metro during...

  • Hate Rail

    By the time Nathaniel Salerno finally made it home to his apartment on Capitol Hill around 4 a.m. on Saturday, Dec. 8, his white shirt...

  • Hate Talk

    On the heels of what some perceived as a September spike in hate crimes -- with an assault peppered with anti-gay epithets adjacent to the...

  • Never Forgetting

    It's been nearly two years since Elexuis Woodland, a transgender woman, was shot to death during a robbery in Southeast. The case is still under...

  • Suspected Shooter Surrenders

    A six-day search for 34-year-old Raina Johnson, suspected of shooting a former domestic partner in the neck, came to an end Oct. 1 when she...

  • Georgetown Suspect Arrested

    Metropolitan Police Chief Cathy Lanier announced Thursday, Sept. 27, that Philip Anderton Cooney has been arrested and charged with simple assault, following a Sept. 9...

  • Mean Streets

    It's been three years since the brutal shooting death of Adrian Alstad, the popular gay waiter at Annie's Paramount Steakhouse, and the string of violent...

  • Transgender Assault

    Shortly after 6 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 13, a group of young men attacked a transgender woman, throwing her through a window, according to a...

  • Information Deficit

    Prominent gay attorney Joseph R. Price, his partner Victor Zaborsky and their former roommate Dylan Ward were noticeably missing on Monday, Aug. 6, at the...

  • Judge Hits D.C. Fire & Emergency Medical Services Agency

    More than a decade has passed since the since Tyra Hunter, a transgender D.C. woman, died. But correcting the transphobic and homophobic culture of the...

  • Resigning the Case

    Thomas ''Tad'' DiBiase, the prosecutor leading the investigation into the unsolved murder of Washington attorney Robert Wone, who was murdered in a Swann Street townhouse...