In the News @ Noon

New York prison escapee remains in critical condition …

It’s a wait and see game for investigators hoping to questioning the lone survivor of a prison break from up state New York. David Sweat was shot by a State Trooper on Sunday running in an open field. Sweat remains in critical condition this morning. His partner, Richard Matt was gunned down on Friday by Board Patrols.

DC Mayor kicks of the city’s summer youth jobs program…

It’s the first day of the District’s six week paid Summer Youth Jobs Program and right now, DC Mayor Bowser is holding a round table discussion at Enlightened Inc. The IT firm will work with 11 young people this summer. This year the Mayor extended the age limit to include residents up to 24 years old.

Search continues for two women involved in a weekend shooting of a DC cabbie…

There is a renewed call for panic buttons to be placed in DC Cabs. This follows Sunday’s shooting of a cab driver by women believed to be in their 20’s. It happened after the woman got into an argument with the driver at 17th and East Capitol Street. The driver survived.

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