2 December 2021
1) USCP: Today, US Capitol Police Acting Chief Yogananda Pittman formally asked the Department of Defense to extend the support provided by the National Guard to remain at the Capitol beyond March 12th
# now 5 people shot at 3900 blk of MLK Ave in SW Dc. 1 male and 1 female found at location 1 male and 1 female found went to a local hospital 1 adult male went to a local fire house. ALL of these adults are conscious and breathing. @wusa9 Photos of both locations
# now 5 people shot at 3900 blk of MLK Ave in SW Dc. 1 male and 1 female found at location 1 male and 1 female found at a local hospital 1 adult male went to a local hospital. ALL of these adults are conscious and breathing. @wusa9 Photos of both locations
#double shooting in SE on the 390 blk of Mlk Ave SE. 1 adult male and 1 adult female shot, both are conscious and breathing. Dispatched at 4:57p no lookout from MPD
#LCFD responding for a report of a plane down at 35000 blk of Charles Town Pike in Purcellville. FD received a report from a witness who saw a plane crash in the back of their property .So far no info on occupants or conditions
"I'm not in a position to confirm any travel at this time," replies @StateDeptSpox when asked about reports of @SecBlinken planning to travel to Japan for a 2+2 meeting, but "he's itching to get on the road" amid the coronavirus pandemic restrictions on travel
The US State Department: Iran's interference in the affairs of neighboring countries raises concern
The Senate is voting NOW to open the debate on the Covid-19 relief package. The vote requires only 51 votes which means Vice President Kamala Harris may be needed to break a tie
Junta in Myanmar "should immediately release" all journalists being held and allow reporters to work without harassment, intimidation or fear of reprisal, sats @StateDeptSpox who also condemns "the heinous violence we've seen in recent days
9 month ago
Four months suspension of tariffs joint announcement by US and UK today meant "to ease the burden on industry," says @PressSec
'Robust' North Korea sanctions needed to prevent nuclear proliferation: the nominee for U.S. under secretary of defense for policy said Thursday
The White House: According to the information from the FBI and the Department of Homeland Security, the threats that we saw on January 6 are not over yet
9 month ago
The 'Neanderthal' comment by @POTUS "a reflection of his frustration" with people not listening to the guidance of public health experts during the coronavirus pandemic, says @PressSec
9 month ago
Asked about journalists being held in Myanmar by authorities after the BurmaCoup, @PressSec says this is of "great concern" to @POTUS "and every member of our administration. She describes the situation in Burma as "troubling
9 month ago
"Hundreds of thousands of Americans are continuing to struggle in this economy," as the latest US unemployment numbers show, says @PressSec, adding that this demonstrates the need to pass the AmericanRescuePlan
DC firefighters responded to 570 calls on Wednesday, March 3rd. There were 156 critical and 293 non-critical EMS dispatches, and 121 fire related incidents and other types of emergencies, including 1 two alarm structure fire
After intelligence uncovered a "possible plot" by a militia group to storm the Capitol, the Capitol Police are requesting members of the National Guard to continue to provide security
March4th conspiracy theory that Trump would be inaugurated today is "silliness," says @SpeakerPelosi
"We should have them here as long as they are needed," says @SpeakerPelosi of @NationalGuard presence at US Capitol
Pelosi says she doesn't think recessing early today sends the wrong message about the US House response to security threats. "It was really just a convenience," she says of the need to recess for GOP issues conference
Capitol Police ask that National Guard remain at Capitol for 2 more months, reflecting continued security concerns
#ThrowbackThursday DC firefighters battle a multiple alarm fire in a commercial building near the 600 block of Edgewood St NE sometime in the 1970's
The general of the Washington National Guard assures that the "unusual" restrictions of the Department of Defense caused a delay of more than three hours in the dispatch of troops to quell the assault on the Capitol
Tight security measures in front of the US Congress building after threats to storm it
Seeing extra police roll through DC ahead of threats by right wing extremists to take control of the Capitol today
Critical MissingPerson 13 year-old Markale Funderburk, who was last seen in the Unit block of Rhode Island Avenue, Northwest, on Wednesday, March 3, 2021.
150+ Georgia National Guard members at Capitol amid possible militia threat
MPD reports the police activity has cleared and the southbound lanes in the 1600 block of Montana Avenue
A sweeping police reform package that bans choke holds and combats racial profiling clears the US House of Representatives, five days before the trial of a white officer charged with murdering African-American George Floyd. The bill is named after Floyd, who died in May 2020
Secretary of State @SecBlinken called the prosecutor of the international criminal court in a statement not to give a high priority to the investigation on Israel-Palestine
Shooting Investigation at 2224 hrs in the unit block of 35th St NE. No lookout.
U.S. suspends federal agent who joined crowd outside Capitol during rampage, lawyer says
Per @MDSP Suspect being sought after fleeing crash on I-495 @ River Rd is in custody. Troopers arrested him shortly after 8pm after receiving information he was at a fast food restaurant in the 5200 blk of River Rd he was arrested without incident and taken to the Rockville Bk
# Double shooting on the 4700 blk of S Capitol St SW 1 adult female and 1 juvenile female shot, both are conscious and breathing. No lookout given @wusa9
@DCPoliceDept just put a lookout for a vehicle involved in a triple shooting in SE off of 5400 blk of Wheeler rd an 3 adult males were shot all conscious and breathing, 2 of 3 other adult male sought treatment at a local hospital
DOUBLE SHOOTING: 3500 Bl. of Wheeler Rd. S.E. DCFD responded for reports of two males shot. Severity of injuries unknown
Hazmat situation at 2100 block of L St NW, @dcfireems handling a spill from an overfilled diesel tank in the garage of a highrise. No injuries
9 month ago
Responding to a question on the withdrawal of the @neeratanden nomination to run OMB, @PressSec says don't expect a replacement nominee to be named this week
Department of State:[email protected]: American leadership and engagement matter. this now from our friends. They're glad we're back
U.S. Secretary of State: We will not hesitate to use force if American lives are endangered
US State Department statement: Washington will revitalize its relations with its allies and partners
US Capitol Police department has obtained intelligence pointing to a possible plot to "breach the Capitol by an unidentified militia group" tomorrow
US Capitol Police increase security following threat "to breach the Capitol by an identified militia group" on Thursday
2 Alarm Fire 500 block Shepherd St NW. DC firefighters place this fire under control. 1 firefighter minor injury transported. There was a fire at this location previously. Both are under investigation. @RedCrossNCGC has been requested for 13 adult displacements from 3 homes
2 Alarm Fire 500 block Shepherd St NW. DC firefighters have knocked down fire despite heavy fire conditions & significant clutter. Fire has been prevented from spreading to adjacent houses. No injuries reported. Still hitting hotspots
2 Alarm fire now 500 block Shepard St NW. DC firefighters are working to contain fire to building of origin and prevent spread to attached adjacent homes. Interior fire attack continues. No injuries reported. 20 units and 80 personnel on scene and enroute
Working Fire 500 block Shepard St NW. Heavy fire 2nd floor and attic 2 story row house. Significant clutter conditions hindering fire attack. No injuries reported
FBI Director Chris Wray warns of broader threat of domestic terrorism spreading across the US
Box Alarm 500 block Shepard St NW. DC firefighters have extinguished a fire on the top floor of a 2 story middle row dwelling. Fire under control. There were no injuries and 1 displacement will be assisted by the @RedCrossNCGC
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