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Lanier and Henderson to stay

The District’s Mayor-elect Muriel Bowser announced today that she will retain current DC Police Chief Cathy Lanier and School Superintendent Kaya Henderson. Lanier has been the city’s top police officer since 2007, while Henderson has served as the city’s school superintendent since being appointed to the position by Mayor Vincent Gray in 2010.

 

Camille Cosby

Monday, Camille Cosby spoke out for the first time regarding the sexual allegations that have swirled around her husband, Bill Cosby.  In a written statement, Camille Cosby said, in part, that the media is “portraying a different man than she knows….a man who is kind and generous.”  Cosby added that the media has given a pass to her husband’s accussers, accussers who have “not been vetted before the media publishes their accussations.”

 

Virginia’s governor proposes tougher gun restrictions

Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe wants tougher gun laws for his state.  Monday, McAuliffe unveiled his plan that would give police in Virginia more authority to shut down sales of illegal fire-arms at gun shows.  The governor’s plan would also restrict persons convicted of domestic violence from being able to purchase a gun, as well as limit gun purchases by those in default on child support payments.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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