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Security increases at Wilson H.S. after a gun is brought to school…

Look for increased security checks starting today at Wilson High School in N.W.. This comes a day after a student was arrested for bringing a gun to class. Administrators were made aware of it after another student posted a picture of the gun on snap chap. At the end of the day police were called back out to the school and had to arrest two students involved in a fight, one had a knife.

Jury will be seated today in first Freddie Gray murder trial…

A jury is expected to be selected by noon morning in the first Freddie Gray murder trial. Opening arguments in the case of former Baltimore Police Officer William Porter could begin this afternoon. Porter is expected to take the stand as well as another passenger that was in the police intake van.

D.O.J. asked to investigate Chicago Police Department…

In chicago –there’s a growing call for the Mayor and Attorney general to step down. The pressure follows the mayor’s announcement Tuesday to fire the Police Commissioner. Some say its too late, the action comes a year after the dash cam
video was released & the officer involved was charged with murder.

The Wiz host Kobe Bryant and the Lakers tonight…

Tonight the Wizards take on the Lakers and Kobe Bryant — who is retiring at the end of the season. It’s expected to be a full house. Tickets jumped 138% once he announced this week he was retiring.

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