7 June 2023
Nick Burns is sworn in as US Ambassador to China. There has not been a confirmed US Ambassador in Beijing since October 2020
Biden tells @kaitlancollins he could see himself personally sanctioning Putin should situation with Ukraine deteriorate
DC firefighters responded to 482 calls on Monday, January 24th. There were 146 critical and 216 non-critical EMS dispatches, and 120 fire related incidents and other types of emergencies, including 1 working structure fire
[email protected] Austin and General Milley spotted leaving the White House at 12:30pm after about 2 and a half hours inside. @SecBlinken was seen arriving just after 12pm
The president has called @pdoocy and said "It was nothing personal, man." - @PressSec on @POTUS calling Peter a stupid SOB
1 year ago
"Just to be clear - there is no intention or interest or desire by the president to send troops to Ukraine," @PressSec tells @WhiteHouse reporters. "NATO is a forum to support our eastern flank partners and countries, and that's what the focus has been on
Letter to @SecBlinken led by @RepGregoryMeeks urges the Biden administration to reprogram military aid withheld last year if Egypt fails to meet human rights conditions
House Dems want to expedite a floor vote on a massive Ukraine defense bill that would dramatically increase US security assistance and lay groundwork for major sanctions on Russia - hastening a much more aggressive posture with o much room for debate
A 14yo male and a 13yo male, both of District Heights, MD, were arrested and charged with Armed Carjacking at 1700 blk of Massachusetts Ave NW 1 of the suspects showed a handgun and the victim fled. The suspects were caught by officers and a handgun was recovered
Bipartisan congressional delegation traveling to Brussels and Kyiv today: Reps. Gregory Meeks, David Cicilline, Ami Bera, Colin Allred, Chrissy Houlahan, Tom Malinowski, Sara Jacobs, Mark Green, August Pfluger, Mikie Sherill, and Victoria Spartz
Washington warns Russia against using fuel supplies as a weapon in the current crisis over Ukraine
The US is working with countries and producers in Middle East, Asia and N. Africa to ensure Europe has enough energy supplies in case Russia cuts off supply, US official says, painting a united front on sanctions amid concerns about effect on gas and oil
The shooting happened just before 9 p.m. in the 7500 block of Hancock Street, police say
Suspects attempted a carjacking at Wyoming Ave and Columbia Rd NW DC but could not drive stick shift. So they carjacked another from 14th St and Harvard St NW and crashed when spotted by police near 13th St and Harvard St NW
NON CONTACT SHOOTING: Channing St. & S. Dakota Ave. N.E. MPD also on scene investigating a shooting with an individual having shots fired towards them. No injuries reported. This is possibly related to the Carjacking at the Shell Gas, unconfirmed at the moment
CARJACKING WITH SHOT FIRED-- 33rd Pl and South Dakota Ave NE DC at the gas station. Taken was a black 2012 Chevy Traverse with Maryland tags
Robbery Investigation in the 700 block of H St NE. Lookout for 4 B/M, two armed with handguns.
3RD CARJACKING for D.C. in many hours. ARMED CARJACKING: Unit Bl. of O St. N.W. MPD on scene investigating an armed carjacking with an individual having their 2015 BMW 2 Dr Coupe with MD Tags taken by two individuals armed with a handgun
TEEN CRIME SPREE-- Same group of 4-5 teens just struck again in a street robbery at Spring Rd and New Hampshire Ave NW DC
NON CONTACT SHOOTING: IAO 17th St. & Benning Rd. N.E. Community Members have reported hearing multiple rounds of gunfire. So far no injuries have been reported
These excellent photos by long time fire photographer Elliot Goodman show DC firefighters as they began to attack the working fire in the 400 block of Elm St NW
1 year ago
Will be interesting to see if the exchange is included in the official @WhiteHouse transcript: @pdoocy: "Do you think inflation is a political liability in the midterms" @POTUS: "It's a great asset—more inflation. What a stupid son of a bitch
Working Fire 400 block Elm St NW. #DCBravest have incident under control with no injuries. 3 confirmed displacements with the possibility of additional. Fire Investigators on scene to determine cause. Members going thru decontamination to remove cancer causing carcinogens
Working Fire 400 block Elm St NW. Attic fire 3 story row house. DC firefighters have opened up and extinguished visible fire. Checking for hotspots. No injuries
Working Fire Dispatch 400 block Elm St NW. Attic fire 3 story row
Box Alarm 400 block Elm St NW. Attic fire 3 story structure
DEATH INVESTIGATION-- 2600 blk Bladensburg Rd NE DC. Possibly suspicious. ME and MPD homicide detectives requested
EMS taking a man stabbed several times to a trauma center. Injuries sound serious but NLT
Female victim was possibly an UNINTENDED TARGET DURING A SHOOTOUT. Several autos were struck by gunfire. RIFLE SHELL CASINGS at scene
1 year ago
"We are conveying very clearly now that now is the time to leave" Ukraine, says @PressSec of US citizens
14th St. & Brentwood Rd. N.E. MPD on scene investigating a shooting with one individual with gunshot wound injuries
SHOOTING-- 14TH STREET AND BRENTWOOD ROAD N.E. Mpd is on the scene of a shooting of an adult female with a N.L.T GSW
WOMAN SHOT-- 14th St and Rhode Island Ave NE DC. Passing ambulance stopped to assist woman shot in leg. Police searching for crime scene and shooter
1 year ago
"We're in close consultation with Eastern flank countries about their security needs," says @PressSec
Speaker Pelosi has asked the White House for an all-member, bipartisan briefing on Ukraine/Russia situation
Absolutely awful —> 3 firefighters killed, another seriously injured in fire on South Stricker Street in Baltimore
The shooting happened just before 9 p.m. Sunday in the 7500 block of Hancock Street, police say
Washington DC police officer rushed to hospital after getting shot.
The barricade has ended with no arrests. Police are still canvassing the area. @DCPoliceDept says the officer who was shot has been treated and released
Chief Contee just gave an update. He says the officers approached a suspicious person and he pulled out a gun and fired. He took off. Not clear if he went into a building or left the area
D.C. police chief tells residents to avoid downtown D.C. as SWAT officers search for suspect in police shooting
DC police officer shot, barricade declared
DC Police Chief Robert Contee provided an update on the officer who was shot Sunday night. Contee asks people to avoid 1400 block Quincy Street as the suspect is still at large
police made a stop around 9 pm. The suspect shot at the officer. He's expected to be ok; active barricade situation in 1400 block of Quincy
scene at 14th & Quincy. Shooting took place on 14th & Spring, then suspect ran north. Thankfully the officer is in stable condition. This an active scene so please stay clear. Buses on 14th St are being rerouted.
DC Officer Shot —> MPD officer is in stable condition, after being shot at 14th and Quincy NW tonight. Additional reporting from here & @scottbroom: officer was shot in the street after encounter w suspect who fired multiple shots, handgun. Suspect is barricaded in a building
A DC police officer has been shot and has non-life-threatening injuries. The shooting occurred on Quincy St. The suspect fled into a residential building and is still there.
A DC police officer has been hospitalized after being shot on Quincy Street Northwest
Several blocks are blocked off
Heavy police presence stretches to Randolph and 14th
Critical Incident thread: An armed subject has shot a 4th District officer. The officer has been transported to the hospital & a barricade has been declared in the 1400 block of Quincy Street NW. On-scene briefing is forthcoming.
DC POLICE OFFICER SHOT: An armed subject has shot a 4th District officer. The officer has been transported to the hospital & a barricade has been declared in the 1400 block of Quincy Street NW. FOX5 is on the scene- details at 10pm
— DC Police Officer SHOT — non life threatening injuries, according to 2 law enforcement sources directly familiar with the situation. The scene is Quincy & 14th Street, NW, where a barricade situation is ongoing @WUSA9 @CBSNews
SHOOTING W/BARRICADE: 1400 Bl. of Quincy St. N.W. MPD on scene investigating a shooting with unconfirmed reports of an officer possibly shot. Working on more details. There is currently an barricade incident in progress. AVOID THIS AREA
The Biden admin has also begun weighing deploying 1000-5000 troops to NATO countries in the Baltics & Eastern Europe to thwart Russia—with a possibility to increase that number *tenfold* if things deteriorate, @helenecooper & @EricSchmittNYT report:
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