Monthly Archives: May 2013

DISTRICT WOMAN PLEADS GUILTY TO MANSLAUGHTER AND DRIVING UNDER THE INFLUENCE

On Tuesday, a District woman plead guilty to involuntary manslaughter and driving under the influence (DUI).  The woman’s plea deal calls for seven years of incarceration.  She will be sentenced in late July at the D.C. Superior Court. The woman … Continue reading

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SURVEY FINDS THAT RESIDENTS OVERWHELMINGLY SUPPORT D.C.’S TRAFFIC CAMERA PROGRAM.

Over 70 percent of D.C. residents support the area’s traffic camera program. A recent survey found that D.C. area residents support the use of traffic cameras by local law enforcement.  The survey was conducted by the Insurance Institute for Highway … Continue reading

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Family of Maryland teen who was fatally struck by a motor vehicle en route to her bus stop receives $90 million jury award.

In mid-April, a six member Price George’s County jury awarded $90 million in damages, including medical expenses and funeral costs, to the family of a girl who was killed after being hit by a car in 2009.  The victim, Ashley … Continue reading

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MILITARY DIVORCE RATES DECLINE FOR THE FIRST TIME IN OVER A DECADE.

Earlier this year, the Pentagon released data showing that divorce rates amongst military personnel had declined for the first time in over a decade.  In 2012, the rate of divorce amongst military personnel was 3.5 percent.  Between 2001 and 2011, … Continue reading

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