Juvenile hospitalized after being rescued from duplex fire in DC

Juvenile hospitalized after being rescued from duplex fire in DC

WASHINGTON – A juvenile is in the hospital after being rescued from a fire in Southeast D.C., according to fire officials. D.C. Fire and EMS say crews responded to the fire at a three-story duplex in the 700 block of Mississippi Avenue Saturday afternoon. The fire has since been extinguished. Officials say a juvenile was … Read more

5 people hurt after carjacking pursuit ends in crash involving police cars, Circulator Bus and sedan in DC

5 people hurt after carjacking pursuit ends in crash involving police cars, Circulator Bus and sedan in DC

WASHINGTON – Authorities are investigating a multi-vehicle crash that happened Sunday morning in Southeast D.C. involving a police car, a Circulator Bus, and a Park Police vehicle. Metropolitan Police confirm to FOX 5 that the call came in around 8:15 a.m. Sunday for a crash near the intersection of Alabama Avenue and Stanton Road Southeast. … Read more

Inmate arrested after escaping from police custody in West Hollywood

Inmate arrested after escaping from police custody in West Hollywood

Inmate rearrested after escaping from custody An inmate who escaped custody in West Hollywood was captured hours later in Woodland Hills, LASD said. WEST HOLLYWOOD, Calif. – An inmate, who managed to escape from custody outside the West Hollywood Sheriff’s Station Friday morning, has been rearrested, the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department said.  LASD officials … Read more

DC police searching for sexual abuse suspect wanted for multiple offenses

DC police searching for sexual abuse suspect wanted for multiple offenses

WASHINGTON (FOX 5 DC) – DC Police are searching for a sexual abuse suspect in reference to multiple offenses that occurred Wednesday in Northwest. Police say the suspect approached a victim in the 2400 block of H Street NW around 12:15 p.m., engaged in unwanted sexual contact with the victim then fled the scene. READ … Read more

Security expert shares rideshare safety tips after DC woman’s ‘terrifyingly close call’

Security expert shares rideshare safety tips after DC woman’s ‘terrifyingly close call’

article WASHINGTON – A D.C. woman is warning rideshare passengers to be careful after what she described as a “terrifyingly close call” Sunday night. “I called the Uber, and it was four minutes away.” Lisa P. Cohen recalled, explaining that she’d just attended a play at Arena Stage in Southwest before things took a turn … Read more

Fire destroys boats in Brooklyn marina

Fire destroys boats in Brooklyn marina

Brooklyn marina fire A fire swept through two pleasure boats docked at a marina in Brooklyn on Tuesday afternoon. NEW YORK – A fire swept through two pleasure boats docked at a marina in Brooklyn on Tuesday afternoon. Several FDNY vessels responded to the Futura Marina, located on Knapp Street in Sheepshead Bay, just before … Read more

National Night Out events taking place across DMV to promote crime prevention

National Night Out events taking place across DMV to promote crime prevention

DC National Night Out: Assistant Chief Andre Wright talks event, crime update D.C. Police Assistant Chief Andre Wright discusses the National Night Out police community event and has a summer crime update. Communities across the country and the DMV will be celebrating National Night Out on Tuesday, an event that promotes police-community partnerships and neighborhood … Read more

4 Black female firefighters sue DC Fire for $10 million for race, gender discrimination

4 Black female firefighters sue DC Fire for  million for race, gender discrimination

WASHINGTON (FOX 5 DC) – Four long-tenured Black female firefighters are suing DC Fire and Emergency Services for $10 million for race and gender discrimination, according to a press release. The lawsuit says the discrimination came in the form of payment of wages, promotions, training and job opportunities and maintenance of a retaliatory and hostile … Read more

Brooklyn bishop robbed during sermon

Brooklyn bishop robbed during sermon

Brooklyn preacher robbed Armed bandits crashed a church service in Brooklyn and robbed Bishop Lamor Miller-Whitehead and his wife. The gunmen made off with $1 million in jewelry. NEW YORK – A Brooklyn preacher who uses the title bishop was robbed during his church service Sunday. The NYPD says it happened around 11:15 a.m. Sunday … Read more

NYC Corrections Officer arrested for alleged fatal shooting of 18-year-old in Bronx

NYC Corrections Officer arrested for alleged fatal shooting of 18-year-old in Bronx

article NEW YORK – A New York City Corrections Officer has been arrested and charged for allegedly fatally shooting an 18-year-old in the Bronx early Thursday morning. Dion Middleton, 45, is facing charges of murder, manslaughter, and criminal possession of a weapon. According to the NYPD, police responded to a 9-1-1 call of a man … Read more