Renee Nash

Guilty, Guilty, Guilty. Verdict Reached In Ahmaud Arbery Murder

All three white men charged in the murder of Ahmaud Arbery are facing possible life in prison after being found guilty today of killing the Black jogger.

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Howard Reaches Agreement With Students

Howard University students are ending their month-long protest after reaching an agreement with the University. An official announcement from Howard President Dr. Wayne Frederick is expected later today.

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DC Rolls Out Pop-Up Vaccine Clinics for Kids

DC health is moving to make it easier for parents to get their youngsters ages 5 to 11 vaccinated against the coronavirus.

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Global COVID Death Toll Tops 5M

Coronavirus deaths globally hit new milestone with the United States leading in overall deaths worldwide.

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Vet Celebration, Housing Help. Inside Community’s Choice

Looking for resources or ways to give back, check out what’s inside of this week’s WHUR’s Community’s Choice.

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DC Offers Free Bike Rides for City Residents

Help for DC residents who are having a tough time getting around town because of the Metrorail delays. Bikeshare is offering free rides for the next 30 days.

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HU Homecoming 2021 “Remember the Times”

Howard University’s 2021 Homecoming will be closed to alumni unless otherwise specified. This year’s homecoming will feature a variety of student-centered events with limited in-person capacity.

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J&J Requests FDA Greenlight for Booster Shot

Johnson & Johnson says a 2nd dose of its vaccine increases immune response to 94% and is now asking the FDA for emergency approval of a booster shot

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School Bus Driver Strike Hits Anne Arundel Co.

Anne Arundel County parents were sent scrambling this morning trying to figure out alternative plans to get their youngsters to school in the face of a school bus strike.

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DC Ticket Amnesty Extended thru Dec. 31st

DC is giving motorists more time to pay up on their tickets without additional penalties. The ticket amnesty program has been extended through the end of the year.

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Disability Expo, Health Fair. In Community’s Choice

Are you looking for ways to engage with the community? Check out what’s inside of this week’s WHUR’s Community’s Choice.

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HU Med Students Educate DC Teens on Vaccines

Howard University College of Medicine partners with DC Public School System to encourage youth ages 12 to 17 and their parents to get vaccinated against COVID.

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5 Shot In SE, DC. Gunman At-Large

A 13-year-old boy is among five people injured in a shooting this morning in SE, DC.

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Pfizer Vaccine Near for Ages 5 to 11

A lower dose of the Pfizer vaccine is another step closer for youngsters ages 5 to 11. The pharmaceutical announced today the vaccine is safe and effective for that age group and it plans to seek approval by the end of the month.

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HBCU Impact Week, Scholarship Fairs. More Community’s Choice

Looking for engaging and free things to do in the DMV? Look inside this week’s WHUR’s Community’s Choice.

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Zebras Roaming Free In PG Co. Maryland

As many as 6 Zebras have escaped from a local farm in Prince George’s County. Sightings have been reported by several residents in Upper Marlboro, Maryland.

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US Largest Confederate Statue Removed

Robert E. Lee statue removed from Richmond

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Shock and Sadness Expressed Over Passing of Michael K. Williams

Emmy nominated actor Michael K. Williams dead at the age of 54.

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Adult Biking Classes, Virtual Sewing Conference. Inside Community’s Choice

Check out the free community events happening across the DMV. All inside WHUR’s Community’s Choice

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Mother and Toddler Shot In SE

DC police asking for the public’s help in locating a gunman who shot a two-year-old and his mother in SE.

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DMV Rainstorm Leaves 1 Dead and 1 Missing

Montgomery County officials say one man was killed and another person is missing following overnight storms that swept through the Washington area.

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Two DC Officer Involved Shootings In 24hrs

Two police officer involved shootings in the District in less than 24 hours. Both incidents are under investigation.

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8-Year-old Killed By Stray Bullet In Landover, Md

Prince George’s County police are on the look-out for a gunman who fatally shot an 8-year-old boy. The child was inside his home as the gunman got out of a white sedan and opened fire shooting at multiple apartments in Landover, Md.

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DMV Officials Return Historic Gravestones to Memorial Site

The mayor of DC was joined today by the governors of Maryland and Virginia to repatriate headstones from the historic Columbian Harmony Cemetery to a proper Memorial site.

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Jesse Jackson and Wife Treated for COVID

The Reverend Jackson and his wife are in a Chicago hospital being treated for the coronavirus. The Jackson was fully vaccinated and it appears to be a breakthrough case.

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DC Boy Stabbed to Death After School. 16-Year-old Arrested

16-year-old arrested in the fatal stabbing of a 15-year-old fellow student at KIPP DC College Preparatory in NE.

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All DC Healthcare Professionals Must Get Vaccinated

DC is moving to make sure more workers across the city are vaccinated against the coronavirus, announcing today the guidelines for healthcare workers to take the shot by September 30th.

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Earthquake Hits Haiti Killing Hundreds

304 people are reported dead and a desperate search is underway in Haiti for more victims following a massive earthquake this morning.

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NY Governor Andrew Cuomo Resigns

Saying he takes full responsibility for his actions, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo announced today he will resign effective in 14 days.

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DC Mayor Bowser Mandates Vaccinations for Government Workers

DC government workers, contractors, and interns have until September 19th to get vaccinated against COVID. Mayor Muriel Bowser announced the vaccination mandate today as cases continue to spiral in DC driven by the unvaccinated.

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Boil Water Advisory Lifted In NE, D.C.

Water is safe to drink again in NE, D.C. Residents must first follow some instructions.

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Boil Water Alert Issued for Parts of NE DC

DC Water issues a boil water advisory for Northeast DC. For more information, visit www.dcwater.com

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Breast Cancer Fundraiser, Movies @ MLK Memorial. Details Inside Community’s Choice

Are you looking for free community events in the DMV. It’s all inside WHUR’s Community’s Choice. To get your non profit on the air and web, email Renee Nash at rnash@whur.com.

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Lockdown at Pentagon Lifted following Shooting Nearby

Pentagon was placed on lockdown for several hours after a shooting near the Pentagon Metro Station.

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Attorney Ben Crump Sues Johnson & Johnson

Civil Rights Attorney Ben Crump is taking on Johnson & Johnson on behalf of members of the National Council of Negro Women. The suit accuses the company of marketing its talcum powder products to Black women since the 1990s while knowing those products could cause cancer.

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Civil Rights Icon Bob Moses Dies at 86

The nation is mourning the loss of civil rights icon Robert Moses who died yesterday at the age of 86. No official word on the cause of death.

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PG Settles Officers’ Discrimination Lawsuit

Prince George’s County settles workplace bias lawsuit with a group of Black and Latino officers for $2.3 million.

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Tennis Star Coco Gauff Tests Positive for COVID

American tennis great Coco Gauff will not participate in the Tokyo Olympics after testing positive for Covid-19.

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3 Shot Outside Nats Park. Stadium Evacuated

Nats and Padres game rescheduled for 1:30pm today after last night’s match-up was suspended because of a shooting outside Nats Park.

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$60k Reward Offered In Shooting Death of 6-Year-Old

Nyiah Courtney was killed last night in SE DC in a drive-by shooting. Police are calling for witnesses to step forward to help find the gunman. #justice4Nyiah

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Spelling Bee Champ Makes History

14-year-old Louisiana girl becomes first African-American winner of the Scripps National Spelling Bee

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Nikole Hannah-Jones and Ta-Nehisi Coates Headed to HU

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Court Overturns Cosby Conviction. He’s Set Be Released

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Olympian Gwen Berry Continues Her Social Justice Protests

Gwen Berry turns as national anthem is played.

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Chauvin Sentenced to 22 Years for Murder of George Floyd

Derek Chauvin sentenced to 270 months behind bars.

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Pedestrian Bridge Collapses In DC Injuring 6

No word on why a NE bridge that carries pedestrians across I-295 came tumbling down today on cars passing by.

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DC Quadruple Shooting Leaves NFL Rookie Injured

Minnesota Vikings player Jaylen Twyman shot four times in NE DC.

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Howard and Hampton Showdown at Audi Field Sept 18th

Howard University will hold its Truth and Service Classic at Audi Field taking on Hampton University. It will be the first time a football game is held at the home of DC United.

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DC Hoping for Return of Big Crowds for July 4th

Fireworks will return to the National Mall for Fourth of July.

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Cicadas Even Take On President Biden

So much for Secret Service agents when cicadas are targeting the President of the United States.

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