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DC Police Log: Shooting, Armed Robbery Sunday Overnight

WASHINGTON (D.C.) - Police are looking for an alleged shooter and robbers in separate incidents Saturday into Sunday.

Juts before midnight, there was an armed robbery on the 2000 block of 18th St. NW. Police say two men wearing a red jacket and gray sweatshirt approached a man and ordered him into an alley after brandishing a black handgun. The gun was put to the subject's head before his iPhone was taken.

Around 3:45 a.m., officers responded to a call of several shots fired in a possible drive-by around 7th and O Streets N.W. According to authorities, a man suffered a gunshot wound to the leg. Police say they may be looking for a champagne-colored Corvette. 

Boston Marathon Suspect Dead After Shootout With Cops


WATERTOWN, Mass. (AP) - Police say one of two suspects in the shooting of a Massachusetts Institute of Technology police officer is dead and a massive manhunt is underway for another, who is believed to be tied to the Boston Marathon bombing.

Shortly after the MIT officer was shot dead Thursday night, police got a report of a carjacking in Cambridge, just outside Boston. One of the two suspects in that officer's shooting was killed. Police say of the at-large suspect, "We believe this to be a terrorist."

The FBI said it is working with local authorities to determine what happened.

The MIT shooting on the Cambridge campus Thursday night was followed by reports of violence in nearby Watertown, about 10 miles west of Boston.

'Idol' results night: Will five become four?

(USA TODAY) -- American Idol voters may eliminated their first female finalist of the season. Or the judges may like all of them so much they decided to keep everybody around for another week. Whatever happens, two alums return tonight -- Season 2's Clay Aiken and Season 3's Fantasia. Watch what happens, then comment away! -- Brian Mansfield

The night begins with a group medley of Donna Summer hits. Disco is so not Janelle Arthur and Kree Harrison's thing, but Candice Glover and Amber Holcomb sound fantastic. And Angie Miller always looks like she just stepped out of the '70s anyway, so she fits right in with songs like Last Dance, Dim All the Lights and She Works Hard for the Money (which, granted, was a hit during the '80s).

METROPOLITAN FINE ARTS CENTER RAISES $5,000 for NEW ALLIANCE THEATRE

METROPOLITAN FINE ARTS CENTER RAISES $5,000 for NEW ALLIANCE THEATRE

 

Metropolitan Performing Arts Alliance raised $5,000 at their first Annual Benefit Concert to go toward construction of their new Alliance Theatre in Alexandria, Va. MFAC is working toward a fundraising goal of $100,000 to complete the theatre project. Visit www.metrofinearts.com for more information.

Metropolitan Youth Ballet, Metropolitan Youth Tap Ensemble and iMpulse Jazz Ensemble performed at the Metropolitan Performing Arts Alliance Benefit Concert.

“We are so grateful to the community for helping our dance companies get closer to our goal of building the Alliance Theater,” said Melissa Dobbs, executive director of the Metropolitan Fine Arts Center in Alexandria, Va.

DEBATE: How Much Media Coverage Of Boston Marathon Bombings Is Too Much?

BOSTON (WUSA9) - It's a debate that seems to start up again each time a tragedy occurs: How much is too much when it comes to media coverage? 

It's quite clear that this recurring issue has come into play here in Boston as journalists from all corners of the country flocked to Massachusetts to cover the Marathon bombings just hours after the event took place. 

When we first arrived at Logan Airport Monday night a woman saw our television equipment and said in a deflated tone, "You're all coming for this, huh?"

Guess she had seen a number of crews already. 

People like this woman find the media overflow disturbing and find it difficult to deal with. That's totally understandable: The pain is real and pain is new.

But not everyone is like that.

Bradley Cooper reveals he lives with his mom

Did you know that Bradley Cooper lives with his mom?

In an interview with the May issue of Details Magazine (out April 23), the Academy Award-nominated actor explains his unique living situation.

"The best way I can answer that is to say we're surviving. Both of us," says Cooper, 38. "Let's face it: It's probably not easy for her, by the way, to be living with her son. It's life. And right now, two years after my father's death, this is where we are. My family is very close, and my dad dying was brutal for all of us. It was a schism, and its aftershock has not stopped. And we need each other. So here we are. But don't get me wrong. It's not without complications. It's not like I live in a compound and she's in the guesthouse. No. She's in the next room. But here's the thing: She's a cool chick. We can hang, and she can roll with the punches. If that wasn't the case, there's no way."

Share Your Thoughts About The Boston Marathon

WASHINGTON (WUSA9) - At least three people have died and more than 140 people were injured in the explosions near the Boston Marathon finish line on Monday.

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