CHECK IN – Daily News, Weather and Sports Scores – March 15, 2016



Rubio wins in D.C.

On Saturday night, presidential candidate Marco Rubio, the senator from Florida has won the caucuses in Washington, D.C. Rubio now has three GOP caucuses under his belt with victories coming in Minnesota and Puerto Rico. Alex Conant, a spokesman for the Rubio campaign tweeted, “DC’s changed a lot in last decade. It’s a minority-majority city that’s embracing the future. And today voted for it.”


Prince George’s Co. police officer dies after shooting

At around 4:30 p.m. on Sunday, shots were fired in the area of 7600 Barlowe Rd. next to the Prince George’s County police headquarters. Four-year narcotics detective Jacai Colson, 28, was the victim in the shooting. Colson was taken to Prince George’s Hospital Center in Cheverly, MD where he later died. Two suspects were arrested in connection with the shooting.  One was wounded during the shooting, but is expected to survive. The other suspect was found less than a mile away at a nearby Popeye’s. “One of your defenders lost his life in defense of this community today. This was an unprovoked attack,” said Prince George’s County Police Chief Henry P. Stawinski.


Gunmen attacked three Ivory Coast hotels

Al Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb (AQIM) affiliate claims responsibility for the fatal shootings of 16 people on the Ivory Coast, according to a post on a social media account tied to Al Qaeda. Gunmen targeted three hotels in the beach resort city of Grand-Bassam on Sunday. President Alassane Ouattara, confirms that two special forces were killed in the attacks, in addition to the 14 civilians and six assailants.


Clinton and Sanders attack Trump

Democrat presidential candidates Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders both spent much of Sunday night’s town hall in Columbus attacking Donald Trump. Both candidates attack Trump for creating a culture of violence on the campaign trail. In an incident that occurred last week in North Carolina at a Trump event, a 78-year-old man faces charges for sucker punching a protester. Trump made comments alluding to paying the attacker’s legal bills. “I’m not going to spill the beans right now, but suffice it to say, there are many arguments we could use against him,” Clinton said referring to Trump.


“Hot felon” ready to start his new life as a model after being released from jail

Jeremy Meeks, the man also know as the “hot felon” has been released from jail and is now ready to begin his modeling career. In 2014, his mug shot was posted on the Stockton, California police Facebook page, causing it to go viral. He then garnished mass attention and it is leading the way to his new lifestyle as a potential model. Meeks served a 27-month sentence for felony gun charges after an arrest in a gang sweep in Stockton. Meeks posted a picture on his Instagram account with Jim Jordan of White Cross Management.  The caption stated: “I want to thank my family and everybody for all your love, support, and prayers. I’m overwhelmed and grateful for what lies ahead.”

DC Spotlight Check in - PRESIDENTIAL POLLS

Quinnipiac Polls Courtesy of:


Clinton: 60%

Sanders: 34%


Trump: 46%

Cruz: 14%

Rubio: 22%

Kasich: 10%

DC Spotlight Check in - GAME SCORES

Washington Wizards: No Game

Washington Capitals: No Game

Washington Redskins: End of Season

Washington Nationals: End of Season

Washington Mystics: End of Season

DC Spotlight Check in - WEATHER

DC Spotlight Check in - EVENTS THIS WEEK

March 15 at 7:30 – Anne, the show, The National Theatre, 1321 Pennsylvania Avenue NW Washington, District of Columbia 20004,

March 17 at 8:00 PM – AC/DC concert, Verizon Center 601 F St NW, Washington, DC 20004,

March 18 – Maryland Day, Anne Arundel County, Maryland,

March 18 at 8:00 PM – Hoodie Allen, Fillmore Silver Springs, 8656 Colesville Rd Silver Spring,

HARLEM GLOBETROTTERSMarch 19 at 1:00 PM – Harlem Globetrotters,  Verizon Center 601 F St NW, Washington, DC 20004,

March 20 at 1:30 PM – R&B Soul Brunch, 620 T St NW, Washington, DC 20001,

March 20 at 7 PM – We the Kings, Lincoln Theatre, 1215 U St NW, Washington, DC 20009,

March 20 at 7:30 PM – Birchmere, 3701 Mount Vernon Avenue Alexandria, Virginia 22305,

DC Spotlight Check in - QUOTE OF THE DAY



Eighty percent of success is showing up. –Woody Allen


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