Former Baltimore mayor Catherine E. Pugh charged with wire fraud, tax evasion

The federal charges arise from financial dealings surrounding her self-published “Healthy Holly” children’s books, court filings show.

D.C. mental health agency admits failings but doesn’t accept blame in unprovoked killing

The D.C. Department of Behavioral Health acknowledged that it failed to properly monitor Hilman Jordan, a discharged psychiatric patient with a homicidal history who is accused of fatally shooting a neighbor in March.

D.C. sues DoorDash, accusing food-delivery service of pocketing millions in workers’ tips

Attorney General Karl A. Racine’s office said DoorDash misrepresented to consumers how the company would use tips. The lawsuit seeks to recoup the tips and distribute them to workers, along with civil penalties and damages.
(The Washington Post)
(The Washington Post)

Outdated data on poverty led to millions in federal funds for wealthy D.C. neighborhoods

A Post analysis found that from 2016 to 2019, millions flowed into communities that have not qualified for the HUBZone program since 2013.

D.C.’ s push to be more bike friendly still creates less-than-warm feelings

Some are looking to Copenhagen as an example of a biking culture. But the District and Denmark are worlds apart.
The incident happened at the Branch Avenue stop.
A canceled $770 million contract and the collapse of a public-private partnership show how difficult it can be to overhaul the country’s aging infrastructure, officials say.
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One dog was shot and wounded by a police officer in Prince George’s County.
Matthew Snell, 31, was taken into custody at the El Paso International Airport, police said.
The crash occurred near West Ox Road.

One of the two dogs had killed a cat, police say.
We’re in the midst of a mini-streak with temperatures near normal, after a noticeably colder-than-normal November up until this point.
A Post investigation showed that the District’s lottery and sports gambling contractor claims to satisfy local business inclusion law by subcontracting work to its own subsidiary.
The judge disclosed her intent after the House Judiciary Committee sought an expedited ruling on the White House claim that top aides are “absolutely immune” from congressional subpoena.
Investigators dispute Evans’s contention that their probe was rushed and that his actions were appropriate.
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