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Daily News Clips - March 22, 2018

Summary

A man is dead after he was shot in Southeast Washington Wednesday evening. According to DC Police, the shooting happened in the 2900 block of Langston Place, SE. The man was transported to a local hospital following the shooting, where he later was pronounced dead. • A woman says she was forced to take off her clothes and sexually assaulted before being told to jump into the frigid waters of the Anacostia River Tuesday night. According to a D.C. police report, a woman told police she was in her car in the 3200 block of Buena Vista Terrace SE at around 10 p.m., just blocks away from D.C. police Seventh District Station. Police say a man with a gun opened the rear passenger door, got inside and forced the woman to drive to the rear of that area, where she was sexually assaulted and raped.

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Crime Updates

WJLA: Police: Man dead after shooting in Southeast D.C. “A man is dead after he was shot in Southeast Washington Wednesday evening. According to DC Police, the shooting happened in the 2900 block of Langston Place, SE. The man was transported to a local hospital following the shooting, where he later was pronounced dead.”

Fox5DC: Police: Woman raped, forced to jump naked into frigid Anacostia River “A woman says she was forced to take off her clothes and sexually assaulted before being told to jump into the frigid waters of the Anacostia River Tuesday night. According to a D.C. police report, a woman told police she was in her car in the 3200 block of Buena Vista Terrace SE at around 10 p.m., just blocks away from D.C. police Seventh District Station. Police say a man with a gun opened the rear passenger door, got inside and forced the woman to drive to the rear of that area, where she was sexually assaulted and raped.”

WJLA: Man shot multiple times in Southeast D.C., police say “A man was shot multiple times Wednesday afternoon in Southeast Washington. The unidentified man was taken to an area hospital. Police said he’s conscious and breathing. Investigators said the shooting happened on 800 Southern Avenue, SE.”

Public Safety Updates

Washington Post: Wintry weather brings school closures, delays Thursday in the D.C. region “The following is a list of weather-related delays and closures in the D.C. area. It will be updated.”

Fox5DC: March For Our Lives Guide: Everything you need to know about the rally in DC “As more than 500,000 activists prepare to descend upon the District for the March For Our Lives on Saturday, here’s everything you need to know about the massive demonstration.”

WUSA: Local mom uses daughter’s murder to talk to teens about healthy relationships “Lakeisha Brown was just 18 years old when her boyfriend shot her. Her mom tried to intervene long before that deadly encounter: she spoke to his parents and even got the police involved; but instead of the abuse stopping - her daughter just stopped talking about it. She was hiding a dangerous secret that one day would take her life, but her mom had a secret of her own.”

Mayor and City Council

Washington Post: Bowser proposes tax increases, including on Lyft and Uber rides, to pay for Metro “The District would raise taxes on sales, commercial property and ride-hailing services such as Lyft and Uber to increase funding for Metro under the 2019 budget Mayor Muriel E. Bowser (D) proposed Wednesday. Bowser’s plan, which must be approved by the D.C. Council, spells out for the first time how the city would pay for the District’s $178.5 million share of a regional strategy to improve the transit system.”

WUSA: Controversial sex trafficking bill passes Senate, gets closer to reality “The Senate just passed FOSTA-SESTA, a bill aimed at combating online sex trafficking. The bill was introduced by Senator Rob Portman of Ohio. It passed the House overwhelmingly, then passed the Senate today by 97-2. The bill would specifically amend Section 230 of the Communications Decency Act (CDA). That’s the portion of the CDA that says websites can’t be held legally liable for content placed on their site by third parties.”

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Posted March 22 2018 at 10:30 AM by DC Police Union News | Permanent Link

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