Metro Weekly

All posts tagged "violence"

  • Sorting Out Solutions

    A group of LGBT people of color and community organizations held a modified town-hall forum Thursday, Oct. 27, to address violence and discrimination against people...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Arrest and Assault

    The Metropolitan Police Department (MPD) is investigating a reported sexual assault that occurred near the 2000 block of P Street NW during the early morning...

  • MPD Sounds Alarm (Updated)

    The Metropolitan Police Department held a press conference on Tuesday, Aug. 10, shortly after 4 p.m., outside of an apartment complex at 1117 10th St....

  • Police seek details in stabbing death [video]

    The Metropolitan Police Department held a press conference on Tuesday, Aug. 10, shortly after 4 p.m., at 1117 10 Street NW, outside of an apartment...

  • Conviction for Bias

    The Metropolitan Police Department announced on Wednesday, June 16, that a D.C. Superior Court jury has found two men guilty for their involvement in a...

  • Federal Act Applies

    The criminal provisions of the Violence Against Women Act – which allow the federal government to prosecute those who travel across state lines to attempt...

  • Trans Woman Shot

    The Metropolitan Police Department (MPD) announced on Friday, June 4, that members of MPD's 6th District are investigating an assault with a dangerous weapon, which...

  • Arrest in Betts Case UPDATED

    This morning, May 3, police arrested Artura Otey Williams, 46, a resident of the 5300 block of 5th Street NW, in the course of the...