Daily Archives: April 2, 2020

2-Year-Old Killed in Northeast DC

A toddler was killed in Northeast D.C. Wednesday, police said. The Metropolitan Police Department received a report of an unconscious person in the 900 block of Division Street about 8:25 a.m. Officers found D.C. Fire and EMS trying to save an unconscious child in a home, police said. The child, 2-year-old Gabriel Eason, died at the scene. An autopsy by…

Grocery Workers’ Union Seeks Same Coronavirus Protections as First Responders

The union representing thousands of grocery store workers in D.C. wants its members treated like first responders regarding protections from the coronavirus. Some grocery store employees say they are concerned about being exposed to COVID-19 while delivering essential food to the community. “They don’t know if they can have it. They don’t know if the guy next to them has…

Prince George’s Police Officer Tests Positive for Coronavirus

One Prince George’s County police officer tested positive for coronavirus Thursday morning, according to a statement released by the Prince George’s County Police Department. The officer, who will not be identified, was assigned to duties that have minimal contact with the public. The officer fell ill March 25 and has not attended work since that date. They have been self-isolating…

Metro Limits Weekend Service, Urges Only Essential Travel

As the number of diagnosed coronavirus cases continues to grow daily in the D.C. area, WMATA says it will reduce service further over the weekend and urges people only to take essential trips. On Saturday and Sunday, Metro will open between 8 a.m. and 11 p.m. on a “lifeline service†schedule. Bus service will be limited to 26 routes. Customers…