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Creating a Better Environment Together | July Newsletter

Creating a Better Environment Together

Last week I met with Tommy Wells, not just a good friend and mentor, but the head of the District Department of the Environment. 583 more words

Burned Body Found In NE D.C. Alley

WASHINGTON — A burned body has been discovered in an alley in the 1200 block of Holbrook Terrace in Northeast D.C., police confirm to WNEW. 9 more words

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Video Released of Suspects in Shooting of 16-Year-Old Boy

WASHINGTON — The above video was released Wednesday of three people who are wanted in connection to the shooting of a 16-year-old boy in D.C. 107 more words

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Commissioner Deleon stands with Mayor Bowser in announcing new drug enforcement strategy

Earlier today, Commissioner Deleon stood alongside DC Mayor Muriel Bowser and Police Chief Cathy Lanier as they announced a new drug enforcement strategy on Monday. Bowser’s office says the police department will focus more of its attention on suppliers who feed dangerous narcotics into the communities, and shift away from out-dated tactics focused on low-level users. 64 more words

D.C. Police Officers Sued For Enrolling Kids in Schools Illegally

WASHINGTON — The Attorney General is suing two D.C. police officers for more than $224,000 in back tuition penalties on charges they lied about where they live in order to send their children to public schools. 116 more words

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Daron Dylon Wint Issued Arrest Warrent, Suspected In D.C. Murder Of Savvas Savopoulos, wife Amy, son Philip and housekeeper Veralicia Figueroa

WASHINGTON (AP) — Police identified a suspect late Wednesday in the mysterious slayings of a wealthy Washington family and their housekeeper inside their multimillion-dollar home. 71 more words

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D.C. Auditor Reviewing Police Use-Of-Force Policies

WASHINGTON — The District of Columbia Auditor’s office is taking a fresh look at use of force by police in the nation’s capital.

The office has hired a consultant to make sure that the Metropolitan Police Department is still complying with reforms that were mandated under an agreement with the Justice Department. 102 more words

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