- "Former Boyfriend Suspected Of Killing Woman; Woman Stabbed Hours After Protective Order Is Denied." nbc4.com, 1 Dec 2004.
- "Victim was denied protection order." By Matthew Cella, Times, 1 Dec 2004.
- "Boyfriend Arrested In Greenbelt Killing." By Avis Thomas-Lester, Post, 4 Dec 2004.
- "PG probes denial of protection in fatal case." By Matthew Cella and Denise Barnes, Times, 4 Dec 2004. Story quotes several officials and the reporters seem to question the qualifications of Settles and other commissioners.
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Monday, December 06, 2004
District Court Commissioner Dennis P. Settles.