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Daily News Clips - July 21, 2017

Summary

D.C. police are searching for one man who covered his head with a scarf and used a gun to rob three businesses last month in Northeast and Northwest Washington, according to authorities. • A man was shot and killed late Thursday night in Northeast Washington. Officers found the unidentified man shot multiple times in the 1000 block of 17th Street, NE. DC police are actively investigating the incident.

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Crime Updates

Washington Post: D.C. police search for scarf-wearing armed robber “D.C. police are searching for one man who covered his head with a scarf and used a gun to rob three businesses last month in Northeast and Northwest Washington, according to authorities.”

WJLA: Man shot to death in Northeast D.C., police say ” A man was shot and killed late Thursday night in Northeast Washington. Officers found the unidentified man shot multiple times in the 1000 block of 17th Street, NE.”

Washington Post: Two of six African teens who went missing from robotics competition are in Canada, D.C. police say “Two of the six teenage members of the Burundi robotics team who went missing from Washington this week have crossed into Canada and are safe, D.C. police said on Thursday.The four others also are believed to be in safe hands, but authorities declined to provide further details. It is the first indication that the teenagers may have left on their own accord.”

Public Safety Update

Fox5DC: Speed bumps, speed camera installed on DC street where 6-year-old boy fatally struck “A push for safety improvements along a busy Southeast D.C. street has made significant progress after a 6-year-old boy was struck and killed by a car two months ago. Neighbors said speeding cars were a constant concern and finally new safety measures have been added in hopes of slowing drivers down.”

NBC Washington: Elon Musk Claims ‘Verbal’ OK for NY-Philly-DC Hyperloop ”“Just received verbal govt approval for The Boring Company to build an underground NY-Phil-Balt-DC Hyperloop. NY-DC in 29 mins,” the billionaire inventor and entrepreneur tweeted Thursday afternoon.”

Mayor and City Council

Washington Post: D.C. council member seeks ways to reduce student suspensions “D.C. Council member David Grosso, chairman of the Education Committee, said he plans to introduce legislation to reduce student suspensions and ensure that schools are accurately tracking the number of students barred from class for disciplinary problems.”

WJLA: Neighbors start petition to keep Columbia Heights athletic field open to community “Hundreds of community members have signed a petition to “request that the Harriet Tubman athletic field is no longer rented or dedicated to groups or individuals for organized sports.””

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Posted July 21 2017 at 10:18 AM by DC Police Union News | Permanent Link

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