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Daily News Clips - July 25, 2017

Summary

A woman is dead after she was found shot in a home Saturday in D.C. The shooting happened at around 8:16 a.m. in the area of the 2200 block of Savannah Terrace SE, according to officials. • A man who was arrested in the fatal shooting of his girlfriend in Southeast Washington on Saturday had been released from prison last month after serving time for killing a man in 1999, according to court records.

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WJLA: Woman dies after being found shot in a D.C. home, police say “A woman is dead after she was found shot in a home Saturday in D.C., according to police. The shooting happened at around 8:16 a.m. in the area of the 2200 block of Savannah Terrace SE, according to officials. D.C. Police say they found Shameka Delephine Jones, 32, of D.C. unconscious and later pronounced her dead.”

Washington Post: Suspect in D.C. weekend killing was recently released from prison in 1999 murder “A man who was arrested in the fatal shooting of his girlfriend in Southeast Washington on Saturday had been released from prison last month after serving time for killing a man in 1999, according to court records.”

Washington Post: Five protesters sentenced to a few days in jail for Supreme Court disruption over campaign finance “Five protesters who disrupted a session of the U.S. Supreme Court by shouting disapproval of its rulings on campaign finance law were sentenced to one or two weekends in prison Monday after losing a bid to overturn a 1949 law restricting public protest at the court.”

Washington Post: Second D.C. man arrested in fatal shooting last year “A second D.C. man was arrested Friday in a fatal shooting in Southeast last year, police said.”

Public Safety Update

Washington Post: Firefighter sustains minor injuries putting out fire in Shaw “A D.C. firefighter was transported to the hospital with minor injuries Sunday morning after helping put out a fire on 5th Street NW.”

Mayor and City Council

Washington Post: Federal judge allows Trump commission’s nationwide voter data request to go forward “A federal judge on Monday allowed President Trump’s voting commission to go forward with seeking voter data from 50 states and the District, ruling that the White House advisory panel is exempt from federal privacy review requirements, whatever additional risk it might pose to Americans’ information.”

Fox5DC: Mayor Muriel Bowser shares cherished memories of Jim Vance “Mayor Muriel Bowser shared cherished memories of Jim Vance at the mural outside Ben’s Chili Bowl following his death on Saturday.”

NBC Washington: DC Shows Off Money-Saving Solar Energy Program “A program underway in D.C. gives low-income families free solar panels, and trains young people in how to install them. “It just changed my life completely,” one solar installer said.”

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Posted July 25 2017 at 10:24 AM by DC Police Union News | Permanent Link

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