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by Andrew Ramonas — May 12, 2016 at 9:40 am 0

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Grand Jury Indicts Man in Fatal NoMa Metro Stabbing — A grand jury has indicted 19-year-old Jasper Spires of D.C. for murder in the July 4 stabbing death of American University alumnus Kevin Sutherland on a train near the NoMa-Gallaudet University Metro station. [Washington Post]

Man Suspected of Flashing Gun at Capitol Appears in Court — Larry Russell Dawson, 66, of Antioch, Tenn., yesterday appeared in federal court for the first time since he allegedly pointed a gun at officers in the U.S. Capitol Visitor Center. He was wounded by police, who shot him. [Washington Post]

Stadium-Armory Metro Smoke Problem Delays Trains — A smoking power cable at the Stadium-Armory Metro station caused single tracking in the area yesterday evening until crews fixed the problem. [Washington Post]

Officials Discuss ‘Quality of Life’ Issues Near Eastern Market Metro — Speaking at a community meeting on vagrancy and panhandling near the Eastern Market Metro Station, Captain Mark Beach of the Metropolitan Police Department’s First District told locals this week that police “can’t arrest our way out of this situation.” [Capitol Hill Corner]

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