January 19, 2011

Washington Post
Laura Norton Amico‘s mission: “Mark every death. Remember every victim. Follow every case.”
Her Homicide Watch D.C. links to obituaries, Tweets and Facebook tribute pages; posts relevant court documents; and invites comments. Annys Shin reports Amico had been a crime reporter in Santa Rosa and couldn’t find the same job in Washington, so she decided to create one.

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