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by Sean Meehan — September 17, 2015 at 10:00 am 0

Navy Yard mural

Families of Navy Yard Shooting Victims Sue Shooter’s Employer — Six families of victims of the Navy Yard shooting in 2013 filed multi-million dollar wrongful death lawsuits claiming that the defense contractor who hired Aaron Alexis, the shooter, should have known about his violent past. [WUSA9]

11th Street Bridge Park Plans to Open in 2019 — The 11th Street Bridge Park that will cross the Anacostia River is aiming to open in mid-2019, connecting Navy Yard and Anacostia. [Urban Turf]

Virginia Avenue Tunnel Project Plans for Extended Bike Lanes — The Virginia Avenue Tunnel Project aims to connect the Anacostia Riverwalk Trail with the National Mall with a bike lane and sidewalk along Virginia Avenue SE. [Greater Greater Washington]

In Hill East, Violent Crime Rises Slightly, Property Crime Falls — Over the past 30 days, violent crime in Hill East has increased slightly compared to the previous 30 days, while property crime has decreased sharply. [Capitol Hill Corner]

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