D.C. Family Sues School For $11 Million For Allowing Student to Be Seduced by Teacher

Washington D.C. Source: NBC Washington The family of a 17-year-old D.C. high school student has filed a lawsuit for $11 million, claiming a substitute teacher maliciously made sexual contact with him earlier this month. Symone Greene, 22, was working at Options Public Charter School in Northeast D.C. Friday, Oct. 17 when she first met the victim, a football player at …

D.C. marijuana decriminalization law takes effect

Source:  Melanie Eversley/USA Today A marijuana decriminalization law passed by the D.C. Council in the spring took effect Thursday at 12:01 a.m. after a Congressional review process passed. The new law, like others around the country, eases punishments for minor marijuana offenses. Now, unless someone is discovered carrying more than an ounce of marijuana, officers can only confiscate the drug …