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Daily News Clips - October 19, 2017

Summary

A man is dead after a late night stabbing in Northeast, D.C. Police say the stabbing was reported around 11:30 p.m. Wednesday in the 2300 block of Lincoln Road. Officers say the man was stabbed in the neck and died at the scene. There is no suspect information or motives at this time. • The District man accused of fatally stabbing an American University alumnus on a crowded Metro train more than two years ago is poised to enter a guilty plea in D.C. Superior court Thursday, his attorneys have told a judge.

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Crime Updates

Fox5DC: Man stabbed, killed in Northeast DC “A man is dead after a late night stabbing in Northeast, D.C. Police say the stabbing was reported around 11:30 p.m. Wednesday in the 2300 block of Lincoln Road. Officers say the man was stabbed in the neck and died at the scene. There is no suspect information or motives at this time.”

Washington Post: District man charged in fatal 2015 Metro stabbing poised to enter guilty plea “The District man accused of fatally stabbing an American University alumnus on a crowded Metro train more than two years ago is poised to enter a guilty plea in D.C. Superior court Thursday, his attorneys have told a judge.”

NBC Washington: Kentucky man who police said tried to scale White House fence dressed as Pikachu said he wanted to become famous: court papers “A 36-year-old Kentucky man who authorities said tried to scale a White House fence on Tuesday while dressed as the Pokémon character Pikachu had planned to film his act in an attempt to attain fame, according to an arrest affidavit filed in court.”

NBC Washington: Suspect in Custody in Gas Station Vacuum Thefts “A man suspected of stealing hundreds of thousands of dollars in quarters from coin-operated vacuums at area gas stations is in custody. The Prince George’s County (Md.) Sheriff’s Office has 41-year-old James Jackson in custody.”

Public Safety Updates

Washington Post: ‘We have not forgotten you,’: Elizabeth Warren, activists hold rally for Puerto Rico “Touting a sign that read “Paper towels are not enough,” Jean Clark, a software developer from Silver Spring, Md., joined a few hundred others Wednesday on a march from the Capitol to the Federal Emergency Management Agency to protest what they say is an inadequate response by President Trump to storm-ravaged Puerto Rico.”

NBC Washington: Hundreds of ‘No Muslim Ban Ever’ Protesters March Outside White House “Hundreds of protesters marched outside the White House on Tuesday, declaring opposition to the Trump Administration’s travel restrictions. People holding signs declaring “No Muslim Ban,” “Proud American Muslim” and “No Ban No Wall” filled Lafayette Park, facing the White House, in opposition to President Trump’s proposed travel ban. Hundreds more protesters joined after marching from H Street.”

NBC Washington: DC Ranks Among States Most Vulnerable to ID Theft: Study “D.C. ranks among the states most vulnerable to identity theft and fraud.”

Mayor and City Council

NBC Washington: Starbucks to Open in Historic Anacostia “Mayor Muriel Bowser’s office issued a statement announcing the big news. The coffee shop will open as part of the Maple View Flats complex of 114 units of affordable housing, plus ground-floor retail. The development on a long-vacant lot is located at 2228 Martin Luther King Jr. Ave SE.”

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Posted October 19 2017 at 9:50 AM by DC Police Union News | Permanent Link

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