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  • The Stadium Club, a strip club at 2127 Queens Chapel Road NE, is co-owned by politically connected developer Keith Forney but also has been linked to a former drug kingpin. (J.M. Eddins Jr./The Washington Times)

    Jury: HIV/AIDS grant money used to renovate building that opened as strip club

    A D.C. jury found that a nonprofit group and its director misappropriated more than $300,000 from the city's HIV/AIDS program for renovations on a proposed job-training center that instead was used to open a strip club.

  • Washington DC Metropolitan Police Chief Cathy L. Lanier is joined by Washington DC Mayor Vincent C. Gray (not in photo) during their press conference to announce a drop in the number of homicides and a plan to improve police services, in Washington DC, Friday, December 30, 2011. As of December 30, 2011 there have been 108 murders in the District, putting the nation's capital on pace to have it's lowest number of homicides in nearly 50 years. (Rod Lamkey Jr/ The Washington Times)

    Police chief shuts down D.C. club after weekend shooting

    A Northeast D.C. nightclub violated its security plan by not employing any police officers on a night that a series of altercations erupted into a shooting in which five people were injured, according to police and the city's alcohol board.

  • The Stadium Club, a strip club at 2127 Queens Chapel Road NE, is co-owned by politically connected developer Keith Forney but also has been linked to a former drug kingpin. (J.M. Eddins Jr./The Washington Times)

    D.C. seizes notorious high-end strip club

    The D.C. government became the proud new owner of a notorious high-end strip club after authorities seized the building to satisfy a tax debt owed by its owner.

  • A stripper was hit in the face with a champagne bottle during a tussle between a patron and the entourage of rapper Lil' Wayne earlier this month at the Stadium Club. The 13,000-square-foot strip club is located in the 2100 block of Queens Chapel Road, an industrial area. (J.M. Eddins Jr./The Washington Times)

    Stripper sues D.C. club for sex discrimination

    An exotic dancer is suing a well known D.C. strip club for $2 million, saying that she was pressured into having sex with the club's general manager in order to keep her job.

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    Judge tosses D.C. lawsuits brought by ex-gangster

    A federal judge this week tossed a defamation lawsuit by reformed gangster Cornell Jones, whom the D.C. attorney general has accused of misappropriating more than $300,000 from the city's HIV/AIDS program for renovations on a proposed job-training center that instead was used to open a strip club.

  • A stripper was hit in the face with a champagne bottle during a tussle between a patron and the entourage of rapper Lil' Wayne earlier this month at the Stadium Club. The 13,000-square-foot strip club is located in the 2100 block of Queens Chapel Road, an industrial area. (J.M. Eddins Jr./The Washington Times)

    D.C. seeks to recover nonprofit funds used to renovate strip club

    D.C. Attorney General Irvin B. Nathan filed a false claims complaint Tuesday against the nonprofit group Miracle Hands and its director, reformed gangster Cornell Jones, charging them with misappropriating more than $300,000 from the city's HIV/AIDS program for renovations on a proposed job training center in Northeast that instead was used to open a high-end strip club.

  • A stripper was hit in the face with a champagne bottle during a tussle between a patron and the entourage of rapper Lil' Wayne earlier this month at the Stadium Club. The 13,000-square-foot strip club is located in the 2100 block of Queens Chapel Road, an industrial area. (J.M. Eddins Jr./The Washington Times)

    D.C. strip club draws emergency calls

    People aboard a party bus shot at after leaving a Northeast strip club last week were earlier involved in a fight at the club — the latest in a series of incidents there that include a stripper being hit in the face with a champagne bottle during a tussle between a patron and the entourage of rapper Lil' Wayne, according to police reports.

  • D.C. Council member Harry Thomas Jr. (above) fields reporters' questions this week outside the Wilson Building about investigations of his Team Thomas nonprofit. One of the donors to the nonprofit is strip club co-owner Keith Forney (left). (Rod Lamkey Jr./The Washington Times)

    Strip club owner gave $6K to Team Thomas

    A prominent local developer and political donor who co-owns a strip club facing Ward 5 resident opposition is the second-highest contributor to D.C. Council member Harry Thomas Jr.'s questionable nonprofit that is now under federal investigation, according to court documents filed this week.

  • **FILE** D.C. Council member David A. Catania (Associated Press)

    Council member fears grant link to strip club

    D.C. Council member David A. Catania has asked the city's attorney general to investigate whether a nonprofit group directed by a former drug kingpin applied for and received city funds to renovate a warehouse to help HIV/AIDS sufferers, then used the money to prepare the property for sale and eventual use as a strip club.

  • The Stadium Club, a strip club at 2127 Queens Chapel Road NE, is co-owned by politically connected developer Keith Forney but also has been linked to a former drug kingpin. (J.M. Eddins Jr./The Washington Times)

    D.C. strip club has ties to gangster legend

    A controversial strip club in Northeast Washington is operating with a liquor license reserved in 2007 for a blighted warehouse property owned by a convicted drug kingpin who at the time was receiving city funds to renovate the site as a job-training center for ex-offenders, records show.

  • **FILE** The Stadium Club, a strip club n Northeast Washington (J.M. Eddins Jr./The Washington Times)

    Ward 5 group steamed over D.C. strip club

    A strip club that a community group says was illegally relocated and is creating an appetite for prostitution in Northeast Washington is co-owned by a major Democratic Party donor and local developer who contributed to a controversial charity run by D.C. Council member Harry Thomas Jr., who represents the area.

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