Latest D.C. Local News | WAMU 88.5 - American University Radio

WAMU 88.5 : News

Filed Under:

Latest D.C. Local News

Play associated audio

WASHINGTON (AP) An 11-year-old Texas boy has died after being struck by a car in Georgetown over the weekend. He suffered a severe head injury and died yesterday. Police say it appears the boy had been with his parents and a brother at the time.

WASHINGTON (AP) Metro officials are taking steps to enhance security at Metro facilities. They say they will increase security presence at Metrobus facilities over the next week and begin further security checks of personnel at bus facilities. Metro is already installing more fencing, lighting and security cameras.

(Copyright 2010 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)

NPR

Church Of Scientology Calls New HBO Documentary 'Bigoted'

The filmmaker says Going Clear, harshly critical of the Church of Scientology, is about the dangers of "blind faith." The church has hit back with an aggressive public relations effort of its own.

NPR

Was Your Seafood Caught By Slaves? AP Uncovers Unsavory Trade

Some of the seafood that winds up in American grocery stores, in restaurants, even in cat food, may have been caught by Burmese slaves, a yearlong investigation by The Associated Press finds.
NPR

What Reid Endorsing Schumer As Top Democrat Means

Senate Democratic leader Harry Reid is not seeking re-election in 2016, but he is leaving no room for a leadership fight. He's throwing his support to his top lieutenant and message maestro.
NPR

New York City To Teens: TXT ME With Mental Health Worries

In an effort to connect teenagers with mental health services, New York is testing counseling via text for high school students. They join a growing trend.

Leave a Comment

Help keep the conversation civil. Please refer to our Terms of Use and Code of Conduct before posting your comments.