DYRS: At least six wards of the city’s Department of Youth Rehabilitation Services have been killed this year. The latest is 19-year-old Stanley Dawson, who was shot in the Southeast last week.
TRIAL: Porn mogul John Stagliano is on trial in a D.C. courtroom. The case has big First Amendment implications for the adult-entertainment industry.
INVESTIGATION: D.C. police are looking into an internal complaint about anti-gay and anti-deaf pamphlets that appeared on detectives’ desks.
IMMIGRATION DEBATE: A debate is brewing in the D.C. Council about a bill that would prohibit D.C. police from sharing arrest data with Immigration and Customs Enforcement. The bill would undermine terrorist investigations, police say.