The incident was recorded and shared widely online.
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Thanksgiving came early for some local families Monday evening.
During an interview Sunday, Cathy Lanier talked about how to respond to active shootings.
D.C. is one step closer to implementing police body cameras.
A video released online specifically targets D.C. and European countries.
"This is a person exercising the First Amendment," the organization's D.C. director says.
MPD has only issued seven arrests for possession of marijuana this year
The police have classified the case as third-degree sexual abuse.
"Whether these cameras make police more accountable—or simply intensify police surveillance of communities—depends on how the cameras and footage are used."
“I thought it was a bolt of lightning,” a witness says.
The First District—which includes Capitol Hill, Navy Yard, Southwest, and parts of downtown—has experienced a 35 percent rise in violent crimes in the previous 30 days compared to last year.
At a press conference Tuesday, the mayor said the police chief “knows this city like few others do," despite the recent criticism she's received from the police union.
"I don't want anyone to be fooled," Bowser said. "These chemicals are nothing like marijuana."
"This report shows us what we already know—there are not enough options for survivors in D.C.”