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Former Morgan State basketball player fatally shot on H St, 3 injured

Julia Eisen – WMAL News | September 25, 2023 A quadruple shooting at a DC nightclub killed a former Morgan State University basketball player, Blake Bozeman of SE DC. He was at The Cru on H Street when shots rang out Saturday night. Three others were injured. “We are troubled and devastated about the events…Read more

Prince William Co. schools see an uptick in substance use

Julia Eisen – WMAL News | September 25, 2023 Drug use in schools is on the rise, both nationally and across schools the DC Metro area. Chair of the Prince William County school board, Dr. Babur Lateef, says that drug use in Prince William county has increased significantly. “Prince William substance use has increased I…Read more

Another rabid raccoon found in Anne Arrundel County

Julia Eisen – WMAL News | September 22, 2023 Another raccoon in Anne Arundel County tests positive for rabies. It’s the third this month. The latest raccoon was found Wednesday in the Laurel Acres community of Pasadena. The day before the Anne Arundel County Department of Health found another rabid raccoon in the Woodland Beach…Read more

D.C. Police Union files motion against ACLU

Julia Eisen – WMAL News | September 21, 2023 The D.C. Police Union is fighting back and asking to get involved in a lawsuit the ACLU filed against the city, challenging the use of police to respond to mental health emergencies. The ACLU claimed the city discriminates against people with mental health disabilities by sending…Read more

MDTA to consider highway toll fare increase

Julia Eisen – WMAL News | September 19, 2023 Marylanders have been sitting comfortably with highway toll fares but the Maryland Transportation Authority is now considering a request to increase tolls. During the last budget meeting, Joseph Sagal, the Executive Director of MDTA, said the diminished revenue during the pandemic has taken its own toll.…Read more

Washington Commanders back at RFK? Congress debates the move

Julia Eisen – WMAL News | September 19, 2023 Fresh off of a Commanders victory, Congress is weighing in on where the team could play its future home games. Hearings are underway in Congress for a bipartisan bill that could facilitate a move from the current FedEx Field in Prince George’s County back to a…Read more

DC councilmember introduces new crime bill

Julia Eisen – WMAL News | September 18, 2023 The DC council is back from its summer recess and Councilmember Brooke Pinto has introduced a series of bills aimed at reducing violence and protecting victims of domestic violence. The “Secure DC Plan” is designed to address “gaps” in criminal laws in the District. You can…Read more

Virginia Congresswoman Jennifer Wexton to not seek re-election

Julia Eisen – WMAL News | September 18, 2023 Virginia Congresswoman Jennifer Wexton announced she will not seek re-election in 2024 following a recent diagnosis. The announcement came after she revealed her Parkinsons disease diagnosis last spring. However, she has now been diagnosed with Supra-Nuclear Palsy (PSP), an even more aggressive neurological disorder that is…Read more

Prince George’s Co. teen arrested in shooting death of DuVal HS student

Julia Eisen – WMAL News | September 15, 2023 A 17-year-old Glenarden boy was charged as an adult with first and second degree murder in Prince George’s County in connection with the shooting of a 16-year-old student at DuVal High School on Monday. After school, Jayda Medrano-Moore saw a group of students fighting outside. In…Read more

Judge reveals investigation into LCPS’ handling of 2 sex assaults

Julia Eisen – WMAL News | September 15, 2023 A long-awaited investigation report into Loudoun County’s two sexual assault cases committed by one student at two schools in 2021 was finally released Thursday under a judge’s order. The report stated that the school system lagged in investigating the case and the sheriff’s department failed to…Read more

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