In the News @ 9

A man rapes a woman after following her from a metro station…

A woman was sexually assaulted after leaving the New Carrollton Metro station Thursday morning. Police say the suspect saw her at the station and followed her to a business on Garden City Drive and rapped her. Two images showing the male in a red jacket with a cross or plus sign on the back have been released to the public.

Federal workers are advised to telecommute for the next phase of Metro’s Safe Track….

Change is coming for Prince George’s County residents who use Metro’s Blue, Orange or Silver lines. Starting June 18 – July 3rd Metro’s Safe Track will shut down the lines between Eastern Market, Benning Road and Minnesota Avenue. Co. Executive Rushern Baker says it’s well overdue. Baker is urging federal workers to telecommute. The county will offer free shuttle buses between New Carrollton & the Greenbelt stations during the updates.

The suspect in the Emanuel AME Church shootings last year ask for a bench trial…

The white man charged with killing 9 members of a historically black church in South Carolina has waved his right to a jury trial. Attorney’s for Dylann Roof filed the motion yesterday. He reportedly wants to make a deal for life in prison vs facing the death penalty.

The nation says fare well to an American boxing legend….

The public will get a final chance to say good bye to 3 time boxing great Muhammad Ali. His processional will pass his home before services at the KFC Yum Center in Louisville, Kentucky.

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