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Daily News Clips - March 22, 2017


Ayana J. McAllister, 19, was shot and killed Monday night near the Benning Road Metro station. The victim was a college freshman, who returned home from school for spring break when she and another woman were shot. • A man was stabbed in the head along a bike path in Kenilworth Park on Tuesday afternoon. The victim is suffering from life-threatening wounds, and authorities are actively investigating the incident.

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Washington Post: College freshman on spring break killed in NE “A 19-year-old college freshman who had returned to her family’s home for spring break was shot and killed Monday night in northeast Washington, authorities said. The woman, Ayana J. McAllister, was studying criminal justice at St. Augustine’s University in Raleigh, N.C. Her family lives in the Upper Marlboro area.”

Washington Post: Man stabbed in the head in Kenilworth Park in Northeast Washington “A man was stabbed in the head along a Washington bike path Tuesday afternoon, police said, suffering life-threatening wounds. The attack happened about 2:30 p.m. along a bike path in Kenilworth Park in Northeast Washington. U.S. Park Police said they received a call for a reported assault.”

Washington Post: Howard University student ordered held on kidnapping charge “A Howard University student has been ordered held in jail on charges that he kidnapped a fellow student this past weekend after a drug deal went awry, according to authorities.”

Washington Post: Ex-teacher charged with child sex abuse was subject of previous D.C. investigation “A former D.C. elementary school teacher who was arrested last month on charges that he sexually abused three of his students was the subject of a previous investigation into his interactions with children, according to school and police officials.”

Fox5DC: 3 DC teens reported missing in separate cases “D.C. police have released information about three more teenagers who have been separately reported missing from the District.”

WJLA: Metro Police: Man punches victim in face on platform of Waterfront Metro Station in D.C. “Metro Transit Police are searching for a man, who punched another man in the face on the platform of the Waterfront Metro Station on Feb. 28 in Southwest Washington.”

Mayor and City Council

Washington Post: D.C. primary may move to June to avoid breaking federal law “The District would permanently shift its primary elections to late June — ending years of struggle by city officials to comply with federal requirements for mailing ballots to voters overseas — under legislation D.C. Council member Charles Allen (D-Ward 6) plans to introduce Tuesday.”

Washington Post: Among the priorities of a new Virginia congressman: Void D.C.’s strict gun laws “A freshman Republican congressman from Virginia has introduced legislation to void the District’s strict gun laws as one of his first bills, sparking a retort from Del. Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-D.C.) that he should pay more attention to the lax gun laws in his own state.”

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Posted March 22 2017 at 10:12 AM by DC Police Union News | Permanent Link

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