D.C., Darnell Robinson, Metro Board discussed on WTOP 24 Hour News


Day service 7 days a week It's 1121 A teenage boy is dead after what appears to have been an accidental shooting inside a D.C. apartment 6 district D.C. police commander Darnell Robinson says officers responded about 5 15 tonight to E street in southeast They located a male approximately 17 years of age suffering from gunshot wounds They administered first aid D.C. femmes arrived transported the individual to a local hospital That's where the teenager died Robinson says the shooting happened indoors and the weapon was recovered He says the only other person at the scene was a woman who remained at the scene in his cooperating with police asked if the shooting was an accident Robinson says that's the preliminary conclusion there are no other details available So far tonight about what happened there If you're still if you still regularly ride metro rail you're going to be really through a lot lately with crowded trains that don't come as often as they used to So all because more than a half of metro's railcars are sidelined with wheel problems They are those new 7000 series cars so how soon they finally be back in service one of metro's leaders talked about that tonight Metro board chairman Paul Smith says of the efforts to solve problems with the wheels The root cause analysis is well underway All of metro 7000 series railcars have been out of service since October and metro has said they won't return until April at the earliest Asked what will happen if large numbers of people return to offices this spring smithburg says the transit agency believes it will be able to accommodate them It looks like it's going to be more of a gradual return to work as opposed to everyone coming back on the same day So that's I think what we're anticipating Michelle bash News D.C. authorities are suspending an H street bar's liquor license for violating the district's COVID vaccine and mass requirements The big board has already received a pair of $1000 citations as well as warnings for unmasked employees and for not enforcing VC's proof of vaccine requirements for some businesses A spokesman for D.C.'s alcoholic beverage regulation administration says the bar will be able to request a hearing on the suspension and a couple of days This past weekend as thousands of anti vaccine mandate protesters gathered in D.C. the big board tweeted that it supports their right to hold and express that opinion All week for a variety of reasons mental health support staff have been called to schools in Montgomery and prince George's counties and prince George's the death of a popular social studies teacher at high point high school was the latest example Cheryl Mitchell's body was found in a classroom just after 7 o'clock last night police say there's no sign of foul play Mitchell had been teaching at high points since 2019 During a meeting with the prince George's county council doctor Monica goldson the CEO for the county school system was asked about the death of the high point high school teacher We do have grief counselors there for not only staff but for students It is a shock for everyone experiencing it Golden was briefing the council on efforts in the blueprint for Maryland's future a sweeping school reform plan part of the effort in prince George's county is to get mental health clinicians in 144 of the county's more than 200 schools Other parts of the plan boosting graduation rates by closely tracking 9th graders tutoring and supplemental instruction and providing summer school Kate Ryan wtps Honey news on the way here on P it's 1124 I want to break free Ready to break free D.C. Book your 2022 cruise today with Norwegian and enjoy 70% off the second guest on all.

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