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Daily News Clips - May 24, 2017


Whitney Jones, 31, was identified as the man who was fatally stabbed near the Capitol Hill neighborhood. DC Police are actively investigating the incident, and no suspect information is available at this time. • After Xavier Luckey, 6, was fatally struck by a vehicle driving along Livingston Road SE in the Bellevue neighborhood, City Officials are investigating whether to install speed bumps and crosswalks on the the street.

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Washington Post: Victim of fatal stabbing in SE Washington identified as Pr. George’s resident “A man who was fatally stabbed during a dispute Monday evening in Southeast Washington has been identified as a 31-year-old from Prince George’s County. Whitney Jones of Riverdale was pronounced dead at a hospital a little more than half an hour after the 5:10 p.m. stabbing in the 1100 block of K Street SE, D.C. police said.”

WJLA: It’s been a violent 2 weeks on one street in Southwest D.C. “While most of us think of Southwest Washington as that area near Nats Park and the Arena Stage, there’s a sliver of Southwest across the Anacostia River. For the past two weeks, violence has gone viral there. On Tuesday, May 9, Demonta Thompson was gunned down in the middle of Irvington Street, the 100 block.”

Fox5DC: After death of 6-year-old boy, DDOT looking into safety improvements on Livingston Road “It has been nearly a week since 6-year-old Xavier Luckey was struck and killed while trying to cross Livingston Road in Southeast D.C. Residents have demanded city leaders to do something about the cars constantly speeding down this street and Luckey’s death last Wednesday on his sixth birthday was the last straw.”

WUSA9: The disappearance of Relisha Rudd: 3 years later ” It’s never-before-seen video of the little girl whose case has captivated the community. For the first time, we get a look at Relisha Rudd beyond the pictures.”

Public Safety Update

Fox5DC: Deputy thanks DC firefighters for saving his life after suffering heart attack during hockey game ” St. Mary’s County deputy is grateful to be alive thanks to some quick-thinking first responders. On April 7, David Corcoran was playing goalie for the U.S. Capitol Police Department’s hockey team facing off against D.C. firefighters at the DC Firefighters Burn Foundation benefit tournament when he went into cardiac arrest.”

Mayor and City Council

Washington Post: Mayor, D.C. Council schmooze developers and retailers in Vegas “Nine of the 13 D.C. Council members, along with Mayor Muriel E. Bowser and city staff, were returning Tuesday from three days of socializing and meeting in Las Vegas with real estate developers and major retailers.”

Washington Post: D.C. assisted suicide law could be blocked under Trump’s budget “The District would be barred from spending its own tax dollars to implement its new assisted suicide law under President Trump’s proposed budget, but a spokesman for the mayor says she is determined to implement the law anyway.”

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Posted May 24 2017 at 10:17 AM by DC Police Union News | Permanent Link

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