After a recent surge in crime, residents in the Southwest Petworth portion of Ward 4 have been imploring MPD to bring their Narcotics and Special Investigations Division (NSID) to Ward 4 on a more permanent basis. The Ward 4 Councilmember, Brandon Todd, recently sent a letter to MPD's Chief Newsham requesting that MPD make this change happen.Read More
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After the sounds of four to five gunshots one night last week, a homeowner on Crittenden street was startled when there was a crashing sound from the back of his house, and a stranger burst into the house suffering from gunshot wounds.Read More
File this one under “weird but true.” Someone seems to be going around the area opening up the water spigots on the outside of buildings and homes and letting the water run at full force. Why?
A resident of Geranium Street NW was being kept awake last week by a jackhammer outside her home. She looked outside and saw it was a Washington Gas crew working out in the street, the same crew she had seen earlier in the day. She hadn't received any notice of the late night work, and curious, she sent an email to Washington Gas. They told her to get a subpoena for the information.Read More
A reader is renting their one-bedroom, one bathroom basement apartment at 732 Varnum Street NW. This beautiful apartment is located in a charming, fully detached house only a block from the restaurants of Upshur Street and an easy walk to Metro.Read More
We're going to keep the Disqus commenting system that has been at the bottom of articles for a while now. You can use it as a guest or anonymously (still need a legit email though), or use your Facebook, Twitter or Google account to login and leave a comment. You can even use an alias.Read More