Metro Weekly

All posts tagged "crime"

  • Murderer sentenced to 26 years

    There was no seat to be found on Friday morning in Courtroom 111 at the D.C. Superior Court, as Preston Randolph Logan awaited his sentence...

  • Buying Time

    It's been two months since Preston Randolph Logan pleaded guilty to second-degree murder, but it will be at least one more week before he receives...

  • Murder suspect pleads guilty

    During an emotional hearing in Courtroom 111 of D.C.'s Superior Court on Thursday, Feb. 8, Preston Randolph Logan, 43, pleaded guilty to the second-degree murder...

  • Drinking and Entering

    Last summer, Washington's gay nightlife community bid farewell to a handful of gay bars and clubs in Southeast, including VelvetNation, to make way for the...

  • Local News Briefs

    Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day Eight out of every 10 people living with AIDS in Washington are African-American. That includes Robert Cobb, a 54-year-old gay client...

  • Growing Concerns on 14th Street

    Even though it was 11 p.m. on a Tuesday night, Sak Pollert didn't think much of the two men who were following him as he...

  • Death Strikes in Transgender Community

    In the week since news surfaced about the Jan. 3 murder of Grafton Lee Person, a 42-year-old transgender woman known in the community as Diamond...

  • Local News: A Look Back at 2006

    History Boy Kameny (Photo by Todd Franson) THE LIBRARY OF Congress opened its sanctified shelves of Americana in October, making way for the addition of...

  • Murder in Dupont

    The beginning and ending of Robert Wone's fatal last night are clear -- it's the unknown story of how and why he was murdered that...

  • Slice of Strife

    There is no shortage of crime stories -- Wanda Alston, Marion Barry, David Rosenbaum -- in the nation's capital. But for every high-profile incident, there...

  • Killer Sentenced in Transgender Murder Case

    The killer of local transgender performer Bella Evangelista will serve 16 years and eight months for the crime, the Gay and Lesbian Liaison Unit of...

  • A Life Remembered

    Bad news travels fast. And it shot across town like lightning last Wednesday, March 16, as news spread that Wanda Alston, 45, cabinet member and...

  • Police Story

    If you've been to even a handful of gay and lesbian community meetings in the D.C. metro area, chances are you've seen the jovial big...

  • Targeting Dupont

    Washingtonians have plenty of reasons to feel anxious, looking at the city through Code Orange-tinted lenses. An errant airplane causes the frenzied evacuation of Congress....

  • UPDATE: Arrest in R Street Murder

    Washington D.C. Metropolitan Police announced Thursday evening that Kurt Williams, 19, has been charged with one count of felony murder while armed, in conjunction with...