Daily Archives: November 20, 2020

Worker Shot in Head During Robbery at DC Construction Site

A construction worker was shot during a robbery at a construction site in Northeast D.C. Wednesday. The victim, identified by his family as Elías Flores, was shot in the head and is hospitalized. He is on the brink of death, his son told Telemundo 44 Friday afternoon. At about 1:50 p.m. Wednesday, the suspect entered a home under construction in the…

Fredericksburg Museum Will Display Enslaved Person Auction Block

An enslaved person auction block removed from downtown Fredericksburg, Virginia, will be displayed at the Fredericksburg Area Museum. For almost two centuries, the 1,600-pound sandstone auction block was the lynchpin of a bustling marketplace where enslaved people were bought, bartered and sold. As the museum puts it, in a town full of historic places of national importance, the auction block…