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Daily News Clips - July 20, 2017

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A 39-year-old D.C. woman was ordered to be held in D.C. jail Wednesday on charges she hired someone to kill her estranged husband, a plan that was never carried out. • A 1-year-old boy who was shot and wounded last week in a Northeast Washington alley was struck during a shootout between three men who were arguing over a craps game, according to court documents made public Wednesday.

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Washington Post: D.C. woman charged with hiring would-be hit man to kill ex-husband “A 39-year-old D.C. woman was ordered held in D.C. jail Wednesday on charges she hired someone to kill her estranged husband, a plan that was never carried out.”

Washington Post: Gunfight that wounded 1-year-old sparked by argument after craps game “A 1-year-old boy who was shot and wounded last week in a Northeast Washington alley was struck during a shootout between three men who were arguing over a craps game, according to court documents made public Wednesday.”

Fox5DC: African Robotics Team Goes Missing After FIRST Global Challenge “Members of the Burundi team that competed in the event at Constitution Hall disappeared from the area Tuesday, according to a Washington Post report.”

Washington Post: Police arrest 155 health care protesters at U.S. Capitol “U.S. Capitol Police officers arrested at least 155 demonstrators Wednesday at Senate office buildings, as health care advocates continued to pressure lawmakers two days after a Republican effort to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act collapsed.”

Public Safety Update

Washington Post: House Democrats say Potomac should stay open near Trump golf course “The ranking Democrat on the House Transportation Committee sent a letter Wednesday asking the commandant of the Coast Guard to reverse the agency’s new policy of kicking boaters off the Potomac River when the president or senior administration officials visit Trump National Golf Club.”

Washington Post: Court: Warrantless requests to track cellphones, Internet use grew sevenfold in D.C. in three years “Sealed law enforcement requests to track Americans without a warrant through cellphone location records or Internet activity grew sevenfold in the past three years in the District, new information released by a federal judge shows.”

Washington Post: Ten people injured in paintball shootings in Southeast D.C. “At least 10 people were injured in Southeast Washington Tuesday after they were shot with paintball guns in six separate incidents, D.C. police said.”

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Posted July 20 2017 at 9:55 AM by DC Police Union News | Permanent Link

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