Local: Crime Police investigate bones found in Northwest D.C. May 12, 2012 | Modified: May 12, 2012 at 12:55 pm Leave a comment D.C. police are investigating whether bones found early Saturday in Northwest D.C. are human or not.The remains were found on the 2800 block of Sherman Ave. NW, just a few blocks from Howard University, around 10:21 a.m. Sign Up for the Daily E-dition newsletter! Please enter your email address below to begin receiving the Daily E-dition newsletter. You must enter a valid email address in the field above! Thank you for signing up for the Daily E-dition newsletter! You should receive your first newsletter very soon. We're sorry, there was an error processing your newsletter signup. Please click here to visit our Newsletter Signup Center to register for this newsletter.