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Borderstan Brief

by Andrew Ramonas December 21, 2015 at 9:30 am 0

Trees blossoming in December on 15th Street NW

Man Sentenced for Attacks on Women in Dupont — A 31-year-old man received a three-year prison sentence Friday after pleading guilty to kidnapping and misdemeanor sexual abuse charges connected to attacks in Dupont. He grabbed a female college student and another young woman and tried to bring them to secluded places near 18th and M streets NW after he had “a night of heavy drinking and [attended] a strip club on M Street,” prosecutors said. [D.C. U.S. Attorney’s Office]

Adams Morgan Eatery Burglarized — Halal Kabob House at 2120 18th St. NW last week was hit by a burglar or burglars who smashed the eatery’s windows and took its cash register with about $150 in cash. [DCist]

Gangs of Columbia HeightsThe Washington Post takes a look at a resurgence of D.C. gang activity that has touched the Francis L. Cardozo Education Campus in Columbia Heights. [Washington Post]

Rasika West End Lawsuit — Rasika West End at 1190 New Hampshire Ave. NW is facing claims that it violated the Americans with Disabilities Act by not adequately a accommodating a man in a wheelchair. [Washington Business Journal]

Dupont Circle Fountain History — A lack of water near Dupont Circle almost kept the area’s fountain from becoming a reality. [Washington Post]

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