Then, in October, we had the sniper shootings; business was terrible.
The bill was strategically delayed last fall, when sniper shootings were terrifying the Washington area.
Witnesses to the sniper shootings have told the police that they saw a white minivan with a ladder rack peel off from the scene.
He added that many, including his wife, are now talking about moving on from the sniper shootings.
Most said they had paid little attention to the sniper shootings as they occurred.
The victim was not identified, and the police did not immediately connect the killing to the sniper shootings.
The city was bombarded with shells and sniper shooting.
Ten people were killed in the Washington area in the series of sniper shootings in fall 2002.
This year's report includes two special chapters on crimes that have recently captured public attention: bank robberies and sniper shootings.
Earlier in the week, life in the Washington suburbs beat on despite the sniper shootings.