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Inauguration protesters clash with police, as violence escalates

Violent and destructive Inauguration Day protests escalated Friday afternoon ahead of the ceremonial parade, as demonstrators smashed window fronts and clashed with police — who used pepper spray and tear gas to try and control the crowd. Authorities said roughly 90 people have been arrested so far. In the downtown Washington area, blocks north of

No Fines For DC Cops Running Red Lights

DC police cars are running red lights, and MPD is excusing them from the violations Investigative Reporter Russ Ptacek shows you DC police vehicles getting busted, sort of, by their own red light cameras. A WUSA9 open records investigation identified case-after-case of cruisers, without emergency flashing lights, where the police department gets officers who ran