September-October 2006

Neighbor vs. Neighbor

A dispute over a home under construction has pitted a group of well-known neighbors against the homeowners, and riled a normally peaceful Chevy Chase neighborhood. Says one of the combatants: 'I can't believe this is happening'

The Boy in the Plaid Shorts

In the summer of 2005 Bijan Nassirdaftari seemed to have it all-a loving family, a girlfriend who adored him, many close friends and a spot waiting for him at the University of Maryland. But when a pot deal went bad, Bijan lay murdered on the street.