During the autonomous march for #AmirLocke on February 11, major intersections Lyndale Ave. & Lake St. & Hennepin Ave. & Lake St. were fully blocked by protesters who occupied the space for short increments of time as the march continued moving. Story:
DC firefighters responded to 516 calls on Tuesday, February 22nd. There were 155 critical and 246 non-critical EMS dispatches, and 115 fire related incidents and other types of emergencies, including a 2 Alarm structure fire
One person died and four other people were hurt in a crash on Duke Street in Alexandria late last night, police say. "Speed may have been a contributing factor
The Pentagon approves deployment of 700 unarmed National Guard troops in DC for trucker convoy protests planned for next week. Pentagon states the troops will not carry firearms or engage in law enforcement/surveillance
Robbery Investigation at 0131 hours in the 1700 block of 17th Street NW. Lookout for a B/M, 6'0, 220lbs, black boots, wearing a black puffy coat, black ski mask, and armed with a black handgun. Last seen driving a white Honda CRV with DC tags
Male robbed 7-Eleven at 17th St and R St NW DC. Police used Guardian to move-in on suspect SUV once stopped in Hillcrest Heights. Police have 3 suspects stopped at 25th Ave and Iverson St
The Pentagon is expected to approve the deployment of 700 to 800 unarmed National Guard troops to the nation's capital, a US official said Tuesday, in the face of trucker convoys that are planning protests against pandemic restrictions beginning next week
SHOOTING: S. Capital St. & Southern Ave. S.E. MPD on scene investigating a shooting with one individual with gunshot wound injuries. This individual possibly had self transported to a local hospital
Shooting Investigation in the intersection of South Capitol and Southern Ave. No Lookout for at this time. W/ EVENT # I20220088033
Anne Arundel County Fire responded to the 1500 block of Farlow Ave in Crofton, MD at 9 p.m. for a tree on a house. One person is trapped and an extended extrication is taking place
SHOOTING: 300 Bl. of 62nd St. N.E. MPD on scene investigating a shooting with one individual with gunshot wound injuries. DCFD transporting that individual to a local hospital
Per a Schumer spox: Leader Schumer has requested an all-Senators briefing on Russia-Ukraine
Small fire with serious pediatric injury 3400 block 21st St SE. Fire did not take place in kitchen, as previously reported. Investigators on scene to determine circumstances. 3 adults displaced
"The door to diplomacy still remains open," says @PressSec
"The world is standing with the United States" against the action taken by Russia President Putin, says @PressSec
"We see this as the beginning of a further invasion (by Russia) of Ukraine," says @PressSec
Box Alarm 3400 block 21st St SE. Medevac required for female pediatric patient with serious injuries. LZ at the @usparkpolicepio hanger. Fire extinguished by activated sprinkler. Working on displacements. Sprinklers save lives and property
Box Alarm 3400 block 21st St SE. DC firefighters on scene kitchen fire with sprinkler activation that contained fire. 1 female pediatric patient with injuries
The #FBI is offering a reward for information about the individual(s) who shot and killed Glenda Marisol Coca-Romero at the Platanillos Grocery and Jewelry store in Woodbridge, Virginia, on Feb. 21, 2014. Call #FBIWFO or @PWCPolice if you have a tip
Sec Blinken says his meeting with Lavrov is off because Russia is now beginning its invasion of Ukraine & making clear its wholesale rejection of diplomacy. He says a meeting with Lavrov does not make sense. He sent Lavov a letter informing him of this today
Sec Blinken clearly states that "because of the invasion" by Russian into Ukraine the US is moving on its swift response, he details sanctions & says the US will continue to escalate sanctions if Russia escalates its aggression towards Ukraine"
A senior administration official says just now some of the Russian elites the Biden admin is sanctioning include: -Alexander Bortnikov, Director of the FSB, and son Denis -Sergei Kiriyenko, First Deputy Chief of Staff of the Presidential Admin of Russia, and son Vladimir
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Ukraine's Foreign Minister Kuleba (who is in town for meetings with Secs. Austin and Blinken) has met with President Biden. "President Biden reiterated the readiness of the United States. to respond swiftly and decisively to any further Russian aggression against Ukraine
Shooting investigation in the 1300 block of Pennsylvania Avenue SE. No lookout
Putin's speech recognizing Ukraine's breakaway regions is a "rewrite of history": President Biden. Nothing in Russian President's speech indicates that Kremlin is interested in dialogue
Putin "directly attacked Ukraine's right to exist," Biden says. "He explicitly threatened war unless his extreme demands were met.nonetheless, there is still time to avert the worst-case scenario." Biden says US and allies still remain open to diplomacy
"None of us should be fooled. None of us will be fooled. There is no justification." - @POTUS on Russia's moves on Ukraine
Biden says he still thinks Russia is planning a major invasion of Ukraine. He says he hopes he's wrong but points to Russia's military presence around Ukraine, including blood supplies. He says: "You don't need blood unless you're starting a war"
US President Joe Biden says: "This is the beginning of a Russian invasion of Ukraine."
U.S. will impose a first set of sanctions on Russia for moving onto Ukraine's territory: POTUS; - Full blocking sanctions on VEB and military bank; - Sanctions on Russian sovereign debt.; - U.S. will apply sanctions on Russia's elites tomorrow
Biden: "Who in the Lord's name does Putin think gives him the right to declare new so-called countries?"
Biden: "Russia has now undeniably moved against Ukraine by declaring these independent states. So today I'm announcing the first tranche of sanctions to impose costs on Russia in response to their actions yesterday"