In the News @ Noon

Police announce the name of suspect in Deanwood fatal stabbing…

We have new information in the stabbing death of a 15 year old at the Deanwood Metro Station on Monday. Just moments ago the Mayor and DC & Metro Transit Police held a press conference to share the latest in the investigation. The suspect arrested has been identified as 18 year old Javonte Hall. Assistant DC Police Chief Peter Newsham says Hall new the victim and they apparently had an ongoing dispute. DC Police say there will be stepped up security at the Deanwood
Metro Station during peak ours of 4 and 6pm.

A male body has been found in the water in Georgetown…

A body was found floating in the C&O Canal in Georgetown this morning. The discovery caused the temporary shut down of 31st between Wisconsin Avenue and Water Street. The male body was pulled from the water around just after 8 this morning.

Montgomery Co. leaders consider raising the minimum wage to $15…

Lawmakers in Montgomery County are discussing an ambitious plan to increase the minimum wage to $15 an hour. Under the current proposal the minimum wage would increase to $12.50 in 2018, $13.75 in 2019 and $15 an hour in 2020.

DC prepares to launch 24/7 Victim hotline…

DC Mayor Muriel Bowser is preparing to make a big announcement for anyone who has been a victim of crime in the city. At 10:30 tomorrow Bowser will unveil the first of its kind a 24/7 free and confidential DC Victim Hotline. Victims can call in for support, text or even chat online.

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