Four Teens Arrested In Cop’s Death Charged With Murder, NFL Owners Approve Fine For Kneeling During National Anthem

Four Teens Arrested In Cop’s Death Charged With Murder

Perry Hall, MD – Four teenagers are being charged as adults after a Baltimore County police officer was murdered. Sixteen-year-old Dawnta Harris, who admitted to running down Officer Amy Caprio Monday while his three associates allegedly burglarized a home in Perry Hall, was charged with murder yesterday. Prosecutors took some extra time and determined this morning that the other three teens will answer murder and burglary charges.

Arrests In The Murder Of 16-Year-Old

D.C. police have made two arrests in the stabbing death of a 16-year-old boy.  16-year-old Demonte Hewitt and 18-year-old Kurt Hewitt are charged with second-degree murder in connection with the killing of Tyshon Perry.  The 10th-grader died May 1 after he was stabbed in the chest near the NoMa-Galludet Metro station. He was an honor student at KIPP DC College Preparatory. The Hewitts are cousins and will be charged as adults.

NFL Owners Approve Fine For Kneeling During National Anthem

Atlanta, GA – NFL teams will be fined if their players kneel in protest during the National Anthem. NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell said the new policy subjects teams to a fine if a player or any other team personnel do not “show appropriate respect for the anthem.” Teams will also have the ability to fine any player for kneeling. Players will have the option to remain in the locker room during the anthem. The new policy was unanimously approved by the NFL’s 32 owners.

Rep. Anthony Brown Returns To Capitol Hill

Washington, DC – Maryland Congressman Anthony Brown is back on the job. The “Washington Post” reports the 56-year-old returned yesterday, eleven days after suffering a minor stroke. Brown had been recovering at home after being taken to the hospital on May 11th, just a few hours after the funeral of Baltimore County Executive Kevin Kamenetz.

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Harold T. Fisher is a broadcast journalist and author. He is currently the host of the news/talk program, “The Daily Drum” on WHUR-FM and H-U-R Voices, Sirius/XM Channel 141. Highlights of his journalism campaigns include the aftermath of the earthquake in Port Au Prince, Haiti; coverage of the 2008 Democratic and Republican conventions; the Jena 6 protests in central Louisiana; the Midwestern floods of 1994 and hurricane Andrew in 1992.

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