Monthly Archives: December 2019

2019 Was Deadliest Year in DC in More Than a Decade

D.C. police chief Peter Newsham addressed the media as the District concluded its deadliest year in more than a decade. With less than one day remaining in 2019, 166 people in D.C. had been homicide victims. That’s a slight increase over the 160 people killed in the District in 2018. The last time more people were killed in D.C. was…