GU Hospital employee murdered

Last Tuesday night, at approximately 8:30 p.m., a Georgetown Hospital employee was found stabbed in her apartment in the Bellevue neighborhood of Southwest D.C. EMS personnel pronounced Tawanna Barnes-Copeland, 41, a phlebotomist at the hospital, dead on the… Read More

DC homicide rate lowest in 45 years

Washington D.C. recorded its lowest homicide rate in 45 years in 2009. The number of murders dropped twenty-five percent from 2008: falling from 186 to 140 in a single year. Even more impressive is the decline since 1991,… Read More