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George defeats two challengers in Ward 4 Democratic primary in race centered on public safety

Jun. 04, 2024 23:05 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Janeese Lewis George defeated a pair of challengers in Tuesday’s Democratic primary and will head into November’s general election as a heavy favorite to retain her Ward 4 seat on the D.C. Council. George, a pillar of the council’s leftist wing, defeated...

Off-duty police officer injured in shooting in Washington, DC

May. 20, 2024 15:45 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — A off-duty police officer in Washington, D.C., was injured Monday afternoon when a suspect opened fire as the officer was driving to work. Metropolitan Police Department Chief Pamela Smith said the officer was on his way to the 4th District station just after noon...

Police clear pro-Palestinian protest camp and arrest 33 at DC campus as mayor's hearing is canceled

May. 08, 2024 21:05 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Police used pepper spray to clear a pro-Palestinian tent encampment at George Washington University and arrested dozens of demonstrators on Wednesday just as city officials were set to appear before hostile lawmakers in Congress to account for their handling of the 2-week-old...