20 January 2022
Hundreds are gathered outside the Capitol this evening, as progressive activists and Democrat lawmakers hold a 'January 6 Candlelight Vigil for Democracy' on the west side of the Capitol Building January6th
State Department: Due to harsh and unjust sentences handed down to peaceful protesters, the Department of State today took steps to impose visa restrictions on eight Cuban officials implicated in attempts to silence the voices of the Cuban people through repression, unjust detentions, and harsh prison sentences.
President Biden nominated Army Lt. Gen. Michael Erik Kurilla to be the next commander of U.S. military operations that include the Middle East
Working Fire 2700 block King Ave SE. DC firefighters extinguished a large exterior fire adjacent to a vacant building on the grounds of the old St. Elizabeth hospital complex. No extension inside. No injuries. Fire under control. Investigators enroute
Working Fire 2700 block King Ave SE. 1 story vacant building with fire showing
#ThrowbackThursday DC firefighters prepare to attack fire at scene of barricade situation at 1420 Madison St NW. Tear gas fired into the home to flush out a homicide suspect ignited the blaze, which took place February 21st, 1969
DC firefighters responded to 577 calls on Wednesday, January 5th. There were 160 critical and 285 non critical EMS dispatches, and 132 fire related incidents and other types of emergencies, including 1 working structure fire
[email protected] will lead the US delegation to the talks with Russia in Geneva Monday and the NATO-Russia Council meeting on Wednesday, per @StateDept
Trump denounces Biden's "political theater" to divert attention from his "failure"
"This is not a land of kings, dictators and autocrats," adds @POTUS
The former president "could not be further away from the core American values," says @POTUS. Trump and his supporters "want to rule or they will ruin"
China, Russia and beyond "betting democracy's days are numbered," according to @POTUS. "They're betting America will become more like them and less like us
US President Biden says Trump created 'web of lies' to pursue 'power over principle'
Third big lie told by the former president and his supporters is that the January6th mob (some of them "literally defecating in the hallways) were patriots, says @POTUS. "You can't love your country only when you win
OPINION: Even after the fences came down and the troops left, the Jan. 6 insurrection still hovered over the Capitol, writes congressional staffer Brad Korten. The mental scars are still felt by many who work there
Biden says Trump did nothing for hours while capitol was under siege, watched on TV
Vice President: The storming of the Capitol was an attack on American values
Top Republican Mitch McConnell says Democrats seek to 'exploit' Capitol riot anniversary
Shooting Investigation in the 1300 block of Irving Street NW. No lookout. W/ EVENT # I20220007305
SHOOTING: 1300 Bl. of Irving St. N.W. MPD on scene investigating a shooting with multiple rounds of gunfire heard. Approx: 20 Y/M with multiple gunshot wounds. Once to the Rt. Ankle and to the Rt. Shoulder area. Enroute to a trauma center
SHOOTING-- in the area of 14th St and Irving St NW DC. Male (late teens/early 20s) with NLT gunshot wounds. No suspect info yet
Robbery of person at gunpoint. UptownMpls 24xx Hennepin Ave 5 suspects in a black Range Rover. Three males and two females. Loss: backpack and two laptops. Squad 512 19:25
US Department of State: [email protected] and Japanese Foreign Minister Hayashi spoke today to discuss the concerning situation in Ukraine. We will continue to deepen U.S.-Japan cooperation
Working Fire 4200 block Edson Pl. NE. DC firefighters had fire 1st floor 2 story apartment building. 1 resident being transported with serious injuries. Fire knocked down. Checking for extension
FIRE W/RESCUE: DCFD has rescued one individual from the fire building. Currently being evaluated, severity of injuries unknown
BOX ALARM W/FIRE SHOWING: 4200 Bl. of Edson Pl. N.E. DCFD on scene of an 2 story home with fire showing on the 1st floor, WORKING FIRE DISPATCH has been activated
Per Release: Before 8:15 pm on Nov 18, 2021 PD from the Cambridge City Police Department responded to the 900 blk of Camelia Street for a reported shooting involving multiple victims. According to a preliminary investigation, officers located two male victims shot at the scene
Will discussions next week move fast enough to head off a Russian invasion? Sec Blinken basically says the onus is on Russia to deescalate. Says some things that can be done relatively quickly but it's very hard to make progress in any areas with a gun pointed to Ukraine's head
Structure 1600 block Good Hope Rd SE. DC firefighters are working with @PepcoConnect & @washingtongas to secure utilities. Adjacent construction site also evacuated. @RedCrossNCGC has been notified of displaced residents.
Tomorrow Biden will address Trump's "singular responsibility" on Jan 6 siege. "Pres Biden has been clear eyed about the threat the former president represents to our democracy & how the former pres constantly works to undermine basic American values and rule of law." - @PressSec
MANHUNT FOR ARSONISTS-- Alexandria police are being assisted by ATF, MPD and Eagle searching for arson suspect near Mellon St and Lebaum St SE DC. Another fled in Alexandria
Rescue Squad 3, extricated 3 trapped patients in the 3600 block of Southern Ave S.E
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