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Daily News Clips - September 27, 2017

Summary

A man was fatally stabbed late Saturday night on the edge of the Eckington neighborhood of Northeast Washington, according to the D.C. police. They said Andrew Alphonzo Cook, III, 46, of Northeast, was found with a stab wound about 11:20 p.m. in the 1700 block of North Capitol. He died Monday at a hospital, the police said. • A D.C. woman said a group of girls beat her up on the street this weekend in an unprovoked attack that left her bloody and bruised. Christy Mcpeek said the attack occurred when she was walking at around 11:30 p.m. Saturday on 2nd Street in the Eckington neighborhood of Northeast D.C. near her home.

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Crime Updates

Washington Post: Fatal stabbing on edge of D.C.’s Eckington neighborhood “A man was fatally stabbed late Saturday night on the edge of the Eckington neighborhood of Northeast Washington, according to the D.C. police. They said Andrew Alphonzo Cook, III, 46, of Northeast, was found with a stab wound about 11:20 p.m. in the 1700 block of North Capitol. He died Monday at a hospital, the police said.”

NBC Washington: DC woman says she was beaten by group of girls in unprovoked attack “A D.C. woman said a group of girls beat her up on the street this weekend in an unprovoked attack that left her bloody and bruised. Christy Mcpeek said she was walking at around 11:30 p.m. Saturday on 2nd Street in the Eckington neighborhood of Northeast D.C. near her home.”

Public Safety Updates

WJLA: DC Police officers heading to Puerto Rico to help with hurricane relief efforts “On Wednesday, nine Metropolitan Police Department officers and one sergeant will board an Air National Guard plane and head to the U.S. Territory of Puerto Rico to help with hurricane relief efforts following Hurricane Maria.”

NBC Washington: Fire damages Ecuadorean Embassy in DC “A fire at the Ecuadorean Embassy in Northwest, D.C. early Wednesday morning caused damage to the building and closed roads in the area. The fire happened just after midnight on the roof of the structure on 15th Street and Euclid Street.”

WJLA: ‘Die in’ held by protesters on Capitol Hill to oppose GOP healthcare bill ” A “die in” protest was held on Capitol Hill opposing the GOP health care bill Tuesday afternoon.The demonstration occurred at the entrance of the Senate subway area of the Russell Building.”

NBC Washington: T-Shirt Memorial Remembers 205 Gun Violence Victims “A display of colored T-shirts with the names, ages, and dates of death for victims of shootings in the Washington, D.C., area hopes to bring attention to the high price of crime violence.”

Fox5DC: Demonstrators rally at Georgetown as Sessions to deliver remarks on free speech on college campuses “Demonstrators gathered at Georgetown University on Tuesday ahead of an event featuring Attorney General Jeff Sessions where he is scheduled to make remarks about free speech on college campuses. The event is scheduled to take place at noon. Following his remarks, he will participate in a conversation with Georgetown University Law Center Director Randy Barnett.”

Mayor and City Council

Washington Post: D.C. police oversight agency says complaints are rising over searches “A D.C. police oversight board says it has received an increased number of complaints about officers conducting searches of people, vehicles and houses without obtaining proper consent, according to a report published this week.”

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Posted September 27 2017 at 10:12 AM by DC Police Union News | Permanent Link

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