Police: Girl sexually assaulted on Rock Creek Park trail; officers look for suspect
"Once again, the ACLU has left out all the pertinent facts in order to advance their anti-police agenda. The incident on Swann Street involved violent and riotous activity including cars set afire and bricks thrown at officers." - @DCPoliceUnion
FULL REPORT: @ACLU_DC releases new report on Swann St. arrests, police union responds
The location police gave was "on the trail access located at Parkwood Drive and Clearbrook Lane
MPD is on the scene of a confirmed shooting in the 3800 block of Halley Ter SE. No lookout at this time
Pentagon: Defense Secretary Austin approves request to extend National Guard in D.C. through May 23. Force will be cut in half to 2,300 troops: statement
In order to drive and operate DC firefighters sophisticated fire apparatus, our members need to constantly practice and hone their skills. Here a member of Truck 9 prepares for an upcoming test for a technicians position
"The president will continue to leave the door open to working with Republicans" moving forward, including the BuildBackBetter infrastructure plans, says @PressSec. "We haven't made a determination of what's next in his agenda
"I don't have any more details on the individual" who was injured by the dog, says @PressSec, who replies when asked to assure the public that the German Shepherd won't be euthanized: "Major Biden is a member of the family
Last night 7:56PM deputies called to a crash in the 4000 blk of Smith Station Rd. Units arrived on scene and found a 05 Toyota Highlander had been traveling in a SE direction when the vehicle ran off the right side of the road striking a tree and had caught fire
"I'm not here to predict a summit" between @POTUS and Xi Jinping, says @PressSec but engagements will continue in the months and years ahead and "of course, we are directly engaged
"We will continue to wear masks" at the @WhiteHouse until "our health experts tell otherwise," says @PressSec
The first dogs "still getting acclimated," says @PressSec and one of the German Shepherds caused "a minor injury to a person" who surprised the dog. They're now in Delaware but they'll return to the @WhiteHouse "soon," she replies to reporter's question
6 month ago
IRGC interrogators sanctioned by US, announces @SecBlinken
"We know there is going to be an increased number of kids coming across the border" but this administration isn't "ripping them out of the arms" of parents, says @PressSec
Signature of @JoeBiden won't be on the stimulus checks going out under the AmericanRescuePlan. "He didn't think that was a priority or a necessary step," says @PressSec
"It is a key priority for us" to work with countries "on how we can address the root causes" for the migration, says @PressSec
COVID19 pandemic severely limited the number of children that could be taken into @HHSGov facilities, explains @PressSec, but the administration now working to implement recommendations so there can be more kids safely in these facilities and looking at additional facilities
"There are also a range of factors" compelling people to come to the US border at Mexico, says @PressSec
Pentagon to approve extension of National Guard in D.C. for 2 more months, defense officials say. About 1,700 Guardsmen will remain on duty. The Guard troops remaining in D.C. are from various states across the country. National Guard was supposed to leave D.C. Friday
China still hasn't withdrawn from "several forward positions" it seized during clashes with Indian forces along the Line of Actual Control a top US military commander told lawmakers at a congressional hearing
Washington Gas reports the 3500 Block of S Street NW will be closed until further notice due to gas service repairs
Adm. Davidson tells Sen. King more than 99% of military encounters with China are "safe and professional"
Sen. King tells top U.S. commander in Pacific he thinks U.S. has allies and China has "customers"
The Washington Post: "Oath Keepers founder Stewart Rhodes was in direct contact with rioters before and during Capitol breach, U.S. alleges - Washington Post"
"We have to demonstrate that any ambition China might have & any threat it might put forth toward Guam will come at cost" @INDOPACOM's Adm Davidson, saying Aegis Ashore would help "prevent a cheap shot"
DC firefighters responded to 952 calls Sunday & Monday, March 7th & 8th. There were 293 critical and 491 non-critical EMS dispatches, and 168 fire related incidents and other types of emergencies, including 1 working structure fire
Top commander of U.S. forces in the Pacific warns Senate panel about the "erosion of conventional deterrence" with China
6 month ago
@INDOPACOM Commander, Adm Phil Davidson testifying before the Senate Armed Services Committee
6 month ago
In a statement, @POTUS strongly encourages the House to pass PROAct, "which would dramatically enhance the power of workers to organize and collectively bargain for better wages, benefits, and working conditions
Senator Cotton: The Biden administration covered up Iran's role in the recent attacks on our forces in Iraq
6 month ago
Most US visa applicants who were denied because of the @POTUS45 travel ban on mostly Muslim-majority and African countries can now seek new decisions or submit new applications, announces @StateDept
Two men wanted in the deadly riot at the U.S. Capitol were arrested over the weekend, including one who reportedly served as a bodyguard to former President Donald Trump's longtime political confidant Roger Stone
Fire photographer Elliot Goodman caught these shots of DC firefighters making quick work of a car fire at 9th & U Streets NW. There were no injuries
Working brush fire 4000 block Benning Rd NE. 2 engines operating under command of a Battalion chief. A brush unit was requested but has been canceled. DC firefighters have confined the fire & units are mopping up hot spots
1 Alarm fire 1000 block 11th St NW. DC firefighters confined fire to dryer & place incident under control. Patient evaluated & requires no further medical attention. Ventilating smoke from basement. Building was evacuated
1 Alarm Fire 1000 block 11th St NW. Dryer fire basement of Youth Hostel. Fire knocked down. DC firefighters checking for extension. EMS requested to evaluate a patient. Investigators also requested
Samantha Power, Biden's nominee for USAID administrator: "Venezuela has been devastated by the brutal and incompetent Maduro government"
6 month ago
"We have made an effort to engage in good faith discussions" and "awaiting a constructive proposal" from Iran, says @StateDeptSpox
A) Congressional security review recommends long-term fencing which can be raised/lowered. Also calls on Capitol Police Board to immediately approve additional 2 month stay for Nat'l Guard. Call for better intelligence gathering
6 month ago
Shooting was at the shopping center in the 4500 blk Benning Rd NE-DC near the Metro. No suspect info yet.