Peter Hermann, Washington Post

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Recent articles by Peter:

Man from Baltimore County dies after being shot over weekend in Northeast Washington

Police are investigating the homicide in the Carver-Langston neighborhood. → Read More

D.C. police investigate slurs, threats against Petworth restaurant

The owner of Taqueria Del Barrio says the restaurant got 60 calls over two days, apparently targeting a drag queen brunch and trivia night. → Read More

Death of popular youth coach on Capitol Hill ruled justified homicide

Police say no charges will be filed in the case involving Berner “Bud” Johnson, who died after a May altercation. → Read More

Man pleads guilty to setting fire at Comet Ping Pong pizza restaurant in D.C.

Authorities have not described a motive for the January fire. → Read More

Driver sentenced to prison in fatal crash during police pursuit on Baltimore-Washington Parkway

A Howard University student sitting in her vehicle was killed. → Read More

Officers who were fired on ‘could see the muzzle flashes,’ police say

Authorities have charged a 25-year-old man with shooting at two reserve officers in Northeast Washington. → Read More

Man indicted in fatal shooting that occurred in 1998 in Northeast Washington

A 48-year-old man has been indicted on murder and robbery charges in connection with a shooting that occurred more than two decades ago in the Eckington neighborhood of Northeast Washington. Police said Kenneth “Kennyman” Bryant Jr., of Northeast, has not yet made an initial appearance in D.C. Superior Court, and an attorney could not be located. Authorities released few details of the case and… → Read More

Man severely injured in July robbery in Northwest D.C. has died, police say

Two juveniles have been arrested, and the case remains under investigation. → Read More

Police arrest suspect in 2018 killing in Congress Heights

The victim was shot in front of a market on Wheeler Road SE. → Read More

Police raid suspected marijuana shop above Georgetown book store

The shop operated under the name ‘Mr. Nice Guys DC,’ court papers say. → Read More

Man fatally struck by SUV was forced into road during dispute, witness tells D.C. police

The driver of a dark-colored SUV drove away from the crash and is being sought, police said. → Read More

Shootings outside festival at National Zoo raise concerns about security

Police, business owners and zoo officials met after Saturday night’s chaos. → Read More

Two D.C. brothers, two errant bullets and a family forever changed

Roy’Ale Hill, 12, was shot in February. His brother was shot months later. → Read More

Teen fatally shot in neighborhood his family had left to escape violence

The 17-year-old had been a starter on a youth basketball team and wanted to join the military. → Read More

This D.C. family has lost 3 men to violence. Now police have made an arrest in one case.

The victim’s grandfather, who had tracked the case and longed for an arrest, died before police put someone in custody. → Read More

Roosevelt High student fatally shot in Southeast D.C.

Eric Mercer was the 12th juvenile between the ages of 11 and 17 killed in the District this year. → Read More

D.C. man charged in killing of woman whose burned body was found in field

The suspect had been in a relationship with the victim, a police spokesman said. → Read More

White House briefly put on lockdown after unauthorized aircraft spotted near Mall

The all-clear has been given but no details have been provided. → Read More

Man dies in double shooting in Southeast Washington

The shooting occurred shortly before 1:30 a.m. on Pomeroy Road. → Read More

Federal authorities launch new initiative to combat gun violence in D.C., region

“We want to stop the flow of guns across the Potomac,” one federal prosecutor says. → Read More