Daily Archives: June 5, 2020

Reflections by the Late Jim Vance After a Week of Unrest in DC

“I am really missing the voice of Jim Vance.â€Â  That’s how News4’s Doreen Gentzler began a remembrance Friday of her longtime coanchor and friend.  As demonstrations for racial justice shake Washington, D.C., and the nation after the police killing of George Floyd, News4 broadcast one of Vance’s popular “Vance’s View†segments at the end of our 6 p.m. show Friday….

Large Turnout Expected at Several Demonstrations Saturday

Scores of people are expected to attend several demonstrations in Washington, D.C., on Saturday in what may become the highest-attended in a string of protests against racism and police violence. People have taken to the streets in D.C. and across the nation demanding justice for the death of George Floyd, who died in Minneapolis after a police officer knelt on…

DC Officer Dies After Contracting Coronavirus

A D.C. police officer has died after he contracted the coronavirus, the chief announced Friday.  Officer Keith Williams, a 31-year veteran of the force, died Thursday. He most recently served as a school resource officer in the Third District. His age was not immediately released.  “Preliminarily, we believe his death is associated with COVID-19,†Chief of Police Peter Newsham said…