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D.C. Police Chief Says Man Shot By Police Had BB Gun

The 18-year-old man shot and killed by police in the District Tuesday was carrying a BB gun, not an actual firearm, says D.C. Police Chief Cathy Lanier.

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Former DCPS Teacher Faces More Allegations Of Inappropriate Sexual Relationships

Four more women allege former D.C. Public Schools teacher Robert Weismiller had inappropriate sexual relationships with them when they were students in Prince George's County, Md., and Prince William County, Va., in the 1970s and '80s.

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Baltimore Transgender Beating May Yield Hate Crime Charges

Maryland prosecutors may file hate crime charges in connection with the beating of a transgender woman at a Baltimore area McDonald's. The two alleged assailants have been arrested and the victim is now recovering.

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D.C. Police Officer Pleads Guilty To Second-Degree Burglary

A District police officer has pleaded guilty to a second-degree burglary charge and is resigning from the department.

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Redskins Player Charged With Misdemeanor Sexual Abuse

Washington Redskins defensive tackle Albert Haynesworth is being charged with misdemeanor sexual abuse.

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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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