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WASHINGTON (AP) D.C. police have arrested a fifth man in a fatal drive-by shooting in Southeast. Police say they arrested 21-year-old Jeffrey D. Best in southeast D.C. and he faces four counts of first-degree murders stemming from the shootings in March.

WASHINGTON (AP) The budget crunch hitting the District and the Virginia and Maryland suburbs could mean Metro might delay maintenance projects in its long-term capital spending plan. Metro says plans that could be deferred include power upgrades and a test track for new trains.

WASHINGTON (AP) Authorities say a police officer responding to the scene of a garbage truck fire has been injured. Authorities say the officer's foot was run over by a car while trying to direct traffic around the truck fire on I-395. The officer's injuries weren't serious.

WASHINGTON (AP) The Washington Times says it's looking for a replacement for president and publisher Jonathan Slevin. The Times says Slevin's contract will be allowed to expire on Friday but no details were being given for the departure of the publisher.

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