Peter Hermann, Washington Post

Peter Hermann

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Recent articles by Peter:

Man fatally shot in Northeast Washington

Police are investigating the latest homicide in the Burrville neighborhood. → Read More

Four people shot, one fatally, outside convenience store in Southwest Washington

Police also are investigating another shooting that occurred in Columbia Heights. → Read More

Right-wing groups plan Freedom Plaza rally amid heavy D.C. police presence to prevent violence

A coalition of counter-demonstrators is gathering at neighboring Pershing Park hoping to drown out what they call “the face of white nationalism.” → Read More

Activist at center of landmark case allowing flag burning faces charges after melee in front of White House

The man’s defense lawyer says those who disrupted the constitutionally protected protest should be charged, rather than his client. → Read More

Six shot, one fatally, in spate of shootings in Southeast Washington

The gunfire occurred in different neighborhoods Thursday night and into Friday morning. → Read More

Woman with children in vehicle leads Virginia police on high-speed pursuit, authorities say

Police say the children were unharmed and have been placed with relatives. → Read More

Montgomery County Police investigating use of force incident during arrest

It’s the second time since May that a video has prompted the agency to launch an inquiry. → Read More

Teen charged with throwing lit firework at Prince George’s County police car

The attack is the second this week, but police do not believe they are related. → Read More

Trump plans ticketed-access area for VIPs, friends and family at July 4 celebration

Expansive overhaul of the annual holiday fireworks and concert comes into sharper focus. → Read More

D.C. police supervisor called off pursuit one minute before deadly crash

Bystander killed in incident on Baltimore-Washington Parkway identified as a 27-year-old woman from New York → Read More

D.C. police say man shot by officer had loaded gun in vehicle

The man fled from police after being wounded and sought treatment at a hospital in Maryland. → Read More

Paintball fired from moving car hits advisory neighborhood commissioner

A car passenger leaned out with what looked like a rifle in Southeast Washington as pedestrians went running. → Read More

A woman was going to bed in her Northeast Washington home. Then a bullet grazed her head.

Police said someone fired between five and eight shots outside an apartment complex on Benning Road on Thursday. → Read More

Police say killing in Capitol Hill apartment was result of feud between acquaintances

Authorities believe the gunman in the Capitol Hill homicide fatally shot himself in a townhouse in Virginia. → Read More

A Foreign Service couple’s contentious divorce ends in deadly violence

Police said Jason Rieff killed Lola Gulomova before shooting himself at their house in Northwest Washington on Friday. They had been scheduled to appear at a court hearing. → Read More

Eleven people killed in shooting at Virginia Beach municipal complex, police say

Several other people were injured, officials say. → Read More

Man dies after setting himself on fire near the White House

The man was identified as Arnav Gupta, 33, of Bethesda. → Read More

FBI targets prostitution bosses in D.C.’s Logan, Thomas circles, a busy zone called ‘the Blade’

The public sees ‘females and johns,’ but ‘we’re trying to go above that level,’ a senior agent said. → Read More

Study finds disproportionate number of black people arrested in D.C.

City officials say they are looking at the study and have already made some changes. → Read More

Lawyer for Baltimore Mayor Catherine Pugh to make ‘important’ announcement

Pugh, under investigation for deals involving her self-published children’s books, has been on leave for weeks. → Read More