Trevor Bickford, Fort Dupont, Bickford discussed on WTOP 24 Hour News


New Year's Eve has been arrested. 19 year old Trevor bickford faces attempted murder and attempted a soul charges. Bickford is in the hospital after police shot him in the shoulder during the confrontation. A law enforcement official tells The Associated Press that investigators are looking in the weather he was inspired by radical Islamic extremism. The attack happened about two hours before midnight Saturday, just outside the high security zone, where revelers are screened for weapons. Police say two of the officers were struck with the machete before bickford was shot, both of them are expected to recover. A teenager has been shot in southeast D.C. this afternoon. Police say it happened just before one 15 on 37th street in fort DuPont, officers who showed up say the boy was conscious and breathing when he was taken to the hospital Police say they're looking for a dark four door sedan in connection with the shooting. Over 100,000 veterans have signed up for benefits under a new toxic burn pit exposure law in the veterans affairs department's now preparing for a flood of applications. VA is planning to process benefits for up to 700,000 vets and surviving family members and they're hoping to avoid the severe backlog while doing it comes after president Joe Biden signed the pack back in August, which gave healthcare and benefits to vets who were exposed to toxic burn pits in both Afghanistan and Iraq. Marilyn matters reports that the department plans to hire thousands of more workers to help process the benefits. They urge any vet who may have been exposed to apply before August 10th of this year. Sports at 15 and 45 powered by maximus. Moving people and technology forward. George, Wallace, what's going on? Well, Hillary, we don't know who's going to quarterback next week

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