In the News @ Noon

DC, MD & Va delegation to Cuba wraps up today…

DC Mayor Muriel Bowser is wrapping up her 5 day exploratory visit to Cuba with a delegation of representatives from Maryland and Virginia. Bowser said the trip allowed leaders to look at the success in school retention, their health care system and possible tourism opportunities between our region and Cuba.

Two juveniles from a Fairfax middle school face sexual assault charges for attacking a female student on school property…

Two males students from Glasgow Middle School in Fairfax County have been charged with sexually assaulting a female student on a bus on school property. The boys are 11 and 12 year old and they have been barred from riding the bus. There no word on when they will appear in court to answer the charges, stemming from the November.

DC police arrest two 17year suspects, male and female in this months attack of a Marine Veteran…

Two 17 year old suspects have been arrested in the attack of a Marine veteran at a downtown DC McDonald’s earlier this month. It was all caught on surveillance video. One suspect a teen girl has been charged with robbery for taking his wallet. A male teen was arrested & charged with assault for hitting Veteran Chris Marquez from behind. Investigators are looking for a 3rd suspect believed to be the male seen kicking the Marine once he was knocked to the ground. The victim is recovering from his injuries.

Opponents to the closure of Forestville H.S. gather for a vigil tonight…

The Prince George’s County School Board is meeting tonight to consider boundaries, consolidations and grade structure. One of the school on the list to be closed in June is Forestville High School. Schools CEO Kevin Maxwell is suggesting that Forestville merge with Suitland H.S. Opponents plan to gather for at 5:30 vigil outside of the School Boards Headquarters before tonight 7:30 schedule meeting.
You can join a on line petition to keep the school open at change.org.

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