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Stories with person: Cathy Lanier
  • Police: Social media driving spike in urban dirt bike riding 
    Updated: Apr-07-16 12:18 pm

    WASHINGTON - Social media is in part to blame for an apparent increase in the number of dirt bikes and all-terrain vehicles on urban streets, District of Columbia Police Chief Cathy Lanier said Thursday.

  • Armed with photo of slain daughter, mom pushes for change story has photos
    Updated: Apr-01-16 12:19 pm

    WASHINGTON - The photo is jarring: a teenage girl lying on a slab, her chest sliced open exposing bone and blood. There's a gaping wound in the left side of her head. It's hard to look at, but Nardyne Jefferies has made it her mission since her daughter was killed in a drive-by shooting to make sure Americans - especially politicians - are forced to see exactly what gun violence does.