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20 Injured, One Dead In Washington D.C. Shooting

A 17-year-old was killed and 20 others were injured in an overnight shooting Saturday in Washington D.C. Metro police chief Peter Newsham said that an off-duty 1st District Police officer was one of the victims, who was shot and “seriously injured.” Newsham said that judging from gunshots being fired in multiple locations simultaneously, it appeared there were at least three shooters. ...Read more

Justice Department To Send Federal Agents To Fight Crime In St. Louis, Memphis

The U.S. Justice Department said on Thursday that federal law enforcement agents will be sent to St. Louis and Memphis, Tennessee, to help fight violent crime. The announcement marks the expansion of “Operation Legend,” a plan introduced last month in several cities to address spikes in crimes such as murder. The operation was first launched in Kansas City, Missouri, on July 8, and has since been expanded to Chicago; Albuquerque, New Mexico; Cleveland; Detroit and Milwaukee. ...Read more

Los Angeles Will Shut Off Water And Electricity At Homes Hosting Large Gatherings

Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti announced on Wednesday that the city will be taking action against those who throw large parties in violation of health orders due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. Garcetti said: “While we have already closed all bars and nightclubs, these large house parties have essentially become nightclubs.” He then indicated he would hold them to similar scrutiny. “The same thing we would do with businesses.” ...Read more