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Stabbing At The National Zoo Reportedly Under Investigation

WASHINGTON (AP) A stabbing has been reported at the National Zoo in Washington, which had been hosting an Easter celebration for black families. D.C. fire department spokesman Pete Piringer says rescuers were called to Connecticut Avenue near the zoo for a stabbing late Monday afternoon.

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Charges Made In Violent McDonald's Beating

In a statement release this weekend, franchise owner Mitchell McPherson says he was shocked and disturbed by the beating inside his McDonald’s restaurant located in Rosedale, Md.

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Charlie Sheen Police Escort Under Investigation

D.C. Police Chief Cathy Lanier says the Metropolitan Police Department's Internal Affairs Division is still investigating claims that actor Charlie Sheen received a full police escort from Dulles International Airport into downtown D.C. for a show earlier this week.

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Metro Bus Driver Hired Despite Criminal Charges

Metro is investigating why one of its bus drivers was reinstated after he allegedly ran his bus into a minivan and caused one death in 2008.

Officials are also examining why the driver Ronald Taylor was hired in the first place, considering his earlier criminal record.

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Va. Lawmakers Unite To Help Victims Of Violence

The Virginia General Assembly may be divided on a lot of issues, but members of both parties have come together to pass laws to help victims of domestic and sexual violence.

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Four D.C. Teens Escape Juvenile Center in S.C.

UPDATE: Three of the four teens were apprehended by Thursday afternoon, according to police officials in South Carolina. Authorities have returned the escapees to the facility.

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Virginia Supreme Court Paves Way for Lawsuit

The Virginia Supreme Court has revived a man's defamation claim against a Prince George County police officer who arrested him on a bogus abduction complaint.

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Shooting On U Street Under MPD Investigation

D.C. Fire and EMS reported a shooting near 14th and U Street Thursday afternoon. EMS says it has transported two people to an area hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

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