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Last Saturday, Police Chief Cathy L. Lanier announced that the reward for information leading to an arrest and indictment in the killing would be doubled to $50,000.

Yesterday morning, Chief Lanier credited investigating officers and help from the community in making the arrest. The investigation into the case is continuing.

Six teens arrested in Metro station fight

Six teenagers have been arrested in a stabbing outside a Metro station last month stemming from a gang fight.

Metro Transit Police said two separate fights broke out May 19 in the bus shelter area of the Addison Road-Seat Pleasant station, one between members of rival gangs and another involving neighborhood teenagers.

In the gang fight, a 15-year-old boy told investigators that he was attacked by six members of the gang. He was stabbed four times and hit on the head repeatedly with a stiletto-heeled shoe.

Carynn Gray, 19, of Silver Spring, is charged with attempted murder, assault and intent to injure. Charles Mallory, 18, of Lanham, and Brandon Dodd, 18, of Silver Spring, are charged with assault. Two teenage boys and a teenage girl — all from Prince George’s County — also face assault charges.

Fenty hires head of facilities office

D.C. Mayor Adrian M. Fenty yesterday named Allen Y. Lew to head the new Office of Public Education Facilities Management.

Mr. Lew has served as chief executive officer of the D.C. Sports and Entertainment Commission since 2004. While there, he led the effort to renovate RFK Stadium and managed the new Washington Nationals baseball stadium project. He previously led development of the Washington Convention Center, which opened in 2003.

Mr. Lew will take over management of school modernization under Mr. Fenty’s school reform plan, in charge of construction and maintenance of new buildings. He also said he will immediately tackle the school system’s backlog of emergency repairs.

His office will spend about $2.3 billion over the next few years to modernize the city’s 141 school buildings.



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