Daily Archives: December 13, 2019

Md. Couple Faces Holidays Without Daughter Killed in Domestic-Related Homicide

A Prince George’s County couple facing the holidays without their daughter has a message for young women. Briana Green, 20, was killed Oct. 15 in what police describe as a domestic-related homicide. She was found shot to death inside a car in Fairmount Heights, Maryland. Police arrested Charles Kelly Jr., 43, days later, charging him with first-degree murder. Green’s family…

Former ANC Commissioner Not Guilty of Threatening Restaurant Owner

A former D.C. neighborhood commissioner accused of threatening to shoot up a Middle Eastern restaurant in Georgetown and the “Muslims standing outside†has been acquitted, WTOP reported. Former Georgetown Advisory Neighborhood Commissioner Bill Starrels was accused of entering Charcoal Town Hookah and Shawarma on 31st Street NW after midnight May 24 to complain about the noise. The business’s owner and…

Authorities Search for Virginia Mother, 4 Kids She Abducted in June

U.S. marshals are helping authorities in Northern Virginia in the search for four missing children. The children’s mother abducted them in June, the Stafford County Sheriff’s Department said. In June, 34-year-old Melody Bannister accused her father in law and then her husband of abusing her three daughters — ages 13, 12 and 11 — and her 7-year-old son, but the…

Community Raising Money to Replace $10,000 in Stolen Gifts Intended for Needy Children

About $5,000 has been raised to replace $10,000 worth of presents and decorations intended for needy children that were stolen Wednesday night. D.C. residents and business owners in Ward 4 have raised $4,000, and the mayor’s office donating an additional $1,000. For years now, Saymendy Lloyd and her charity group, Women’s Wing, have been collecting Christmas gifts and giving them…

Remains of Missing Maryland Man Found at Recycling Center

Workers at a Maryland recycling center made a gruesome discovery this week — human body parts. The remains of a Laurel man who had been missing were found Tuesday at the Baltimore County recycling center in Cockeysville, county police said. That man was John Ernest Stevens, according to an update from police on Friday. He was 42. Stevens’ family said…