May 15, 2024 - News

Around the Beltway: D.C. to clear homeless encampments

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Multiple D.C. homeless encampments will be cleared starting today, including near Foggy Bottom and Eastern Market. Health and Human Services says it works with other agencies for full cleanup, biohazard removal, and outreach to make sure residents are connected with services. (WUSA9)

🚨 Anti-abortion activist Lauren Handy, who kept fetuses in a Capitol Hill home, was sentenced to nearly five years in prison for illegally blockading a D.C. reproductive clinic. The Alexandria resident is the first person to be sentenced under a 1994 law that prohibits threats and obstruction to people seeking reproductive health. (The Washington Post)

⚓ The cargo ship Dali had an electrical outage the day before the March accident that resulted in the collapse of Baltimore's Francis Scott Key Bridge, according to a preliminary report. (Axios)

🤑 Fox News anchor Bret Baier's Foxhall mansion dropped from its original $32 million listing price. It's now $29 million, which would still make it the most expensive residential sale in D.C. history. (Redfin)

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