Monday notes

Shot of Huntington Metro station taken from garage
Work at the Huntington Metro station on Sunday morning.

Report: State Police investigating McKay allegations

The Virginia State Police opened an investigation into allegations of ethics violations against Lee District Supervisor in early August, WAMU reported last week. During the Democratic primary for Board of Supervisors Chairman earlier this year, then-candidate Tim Chapman’s campaign anonymously circulated a memorandum saying that McKay engaged in a quid pro quo related to McKay’s purchase of a new house. Chapman later admitted to being behind the memo and took the complaint to the county and state police.

Read more on WAMU.com.

Moussa suspect wants to change plea deal

Nebiyu Ebrahim, who police say admitted to killing 16-year-old Mount Vernon High School student Jholie Moussa, wants to withdraw his guilty plea in the case. Ebrahim, 18, is alleged to have murdered Moussa in January 2018 by repeatedly choking her before hiding her body in Woodlawn Park.

Read more on NBCWashington.com.

WMATA says stations will be ready

Metro says that all six stations closed for the summer platform reconstruction project, including Huntington, will be ready to open on September 9. The transit agency says final installation is now underway at the stations, although some work will continue at various stations even after they reopen.

Read more on WMATA.com.

Raiders release Pierson-El

The Oakland Raiders released West Potomac graduate De’Mornay Pierson-El on Sunday ahead of the team’s deadline to cut down to a 53-man roster. Pierson-El caught nine passes for 70 yard and a touchdown during the preseason, and had returned returned the majority of punts for the Raiders.

Read more on MercuryNews.com.

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