In the midst of March Madness, another basketball tournament took over a D.C. arena for a day with just as much competitive spirit. The goal? To raise money for a local nonprofit that focuses on youth development called Student-athletes Organized to Understand Leadership, or S.O.U.L.
D.C. Council member Kenyan McDuffie says training young people in the skill is important because when bystanders know what to do, CPR can double or triple a cardiac arrest victim’s chances of survival.
A former assistant track coach at a northwest Washington high school has been sentenced after he pleaded guilty to sexually abusing seven male students.