Police make arrests in fatal shooting of father of 3 at Mannass Mall; one more suspect on the loose
Image from the fire in the 5900 block Foote St NE. Quick work by DC firefighters along with sprinklers required by DC law in new constructed single family homes prevented a far more serious blaze. Also a reminder to keep your grill at least 10 feet from the house
Box Alarm 5900 block Foote St NE. DC firefighters confined fire to exterior of structure with no interior extension. Fire under control. No injuries. Investigators enroute
Box Alarm 5900 Foote St NE. Grill fire rear 3 story frame house with extension to the structure. DC firefighters attacking the fire and opening up to determine extent of structural involvement
US House vote on bill to make DC the 51st State is expected at approx 11am tomorrow, per staff
3 week ago
@ODNIgov Dir Avril Haines calls Stacey Dixon - nominated to be her 2 - an "exceptional leader" & the right person to help "set the strategic direction for the Intelligence Community"
"We're continuing to have discussions at a high level" about scheduling a @POTUS-Putin summit, says @PressSec
Homicide SHOOTING: 4500 Bl. of 45th St. N.E. On 4/19/2021 MPD responded for reports of a shooting, an adult male was found and transported with multiple gunshot wounds. That individual succumbed to his injuries on 4/20/2021 and was Pronounced Dead at a hospital
5D is on the scene of a confirmed shooting in the unit block of franklin street, NE S Capitol Street South-West Lookout is for aa B/M, with a Black skull cap, tall with a slender build, weighing approximately 150 lbs, and was last seen getting into a dark colored sedan
Multiple vehicles crash on Bay Bridge; emergency crews responding
Box Alarm 1800 block Savannah St SE. DC firefighters confined fire to one apartment and placed it under control. 4 adults & 4 children evaluated by EMS & do not require further treatment. Working to determine # of displacements. Excellent ladder work prevented further panic
Box Alarm 1800 block Savannah St SE. Fire 2nd floor 3 story apartment building. Fire knocked down. Occupants in distress above were sheltered in place until removed to safety by DC firefighters. Several occupants being evaluated by EMS
Biden: The verdict in the George Floyd murder case is a step forward
3 week ago
Multiple sources tell Capitol police are recommending RE-INSTALLING outer perimeter fencing on US Capitol grounds. Capitol Police Board will soon decide
State Dept Spox: Mutual commitment to the nuclear agreement is the starting point for expanding the agreement to address the missile program, Iran's malign activities in the region and its violation of human rights.
US urges Russia to allow independent doctors for Navalny "immediately"
3 week ago
There's been no official communication from the government of Russia regarding its potential expulsion of US diplomats from Moscow, says @StateDeptSpox
3 week ago
China's Shijian (SJ)-17 satellite in GEO since 2016 is equipped with robotic arm that can be used to grapple other satellites, SPACECOM chief Gen Dickinson says in SASC written testimony today
"We're trying to send a message to the world we welcome in refugees," says @PressSec. "We do want to set a large cap" and goal remains 125,000 by the next fiscal year
Again, @PressSec says "marijuana is a Schedule 2 drug
"He'll return to Moscow soon," says @PressSec of US ambassador to Russia
On 4/20, @PressSec says @POTUS supports federal decriminalization of marijuana and notes it's still a Schedule 2 drug
Asked about @POTUS apparent comment that the evidence is "overwhelming" in the DerekChauvinTrial, @PressSec says his remark was made because the jury is sequestered. "Regardless of the outcome, the president has consistently called for peace
Top U.S. general for Middle East tells House panel he doesn't see U.S. 'withdrawing completely' from Iraq in near future
Commander of @CENTCOM warned today: "Iran's widespread use of small- and medium-sized drones for surveillance and attack means means that "for the first time since the Korean War, we are operating without complete air superiority
POTUS says he waited until the jury was sequestered in the Derek Chauvin trial to call George Floyd's family, who he says he's "come to know," per pool. Says he hopes the verdict "is the right verdict"
"operates with 0.3% of DoD's budget" per Gen Townsend "And 0.3% of DoD's manpower" "Pays enormous dividends" he adds
Commander Gen Kenneth "Frank" McKenzie, @USAfricaCommand Commander Gen Stephen Townsend & @DeptofDefense Acting UnderSec Amanda Dory testify at the House Armed Services Committee