Shooting On Suitland Parkway, DC AG Investigating Archdiocese

Shooting On Suitland Parkway

(Prince George’s County, MD) — Police and emergency crews are on the scene of a shooting in the area of Suitland Parkway at Silver Hill Road today. A shooter opened fire in the area and is still on the loose. One victim was reportedly taken to a nearby trauma center in critical condition and there may be another person injured. The parkway is closed between Suitland Road and Branch Avenue

DC AG Investigating Archdiocese

(Washington, DC) — Washington, DC Attorney General Karl Racine is launching an investigation into sexual abuse by Catholic clergy in the archdiocese of Washington. The civil investigation will look into whether the archdiocese broke the law by covering up allegations of sexual abuse of minors. Racine also announced a new portal for victims of clergy abuse in DC to report their abuse to his office. The investigation comes after archbishop Cardinal Donald Wuerl resigned this month after he was implicated in a Pennsylvania grand jury report that alleged he protected abusive priests.

Wizards Trim Trail Blazers In OT For First Win

(Portland, OR) — Markieff Morris scored nine of his 28 points in overtime as the Wizards trimmed the Trail Blazers 125-124 in Portland. Bradley Beal added 25 points as Washington got its first win in three tries. The Wizards continue their western road trip tomorrow at Golden State.

Mega Millions Drawing Tonight Has $1.6-Billion Jackpot

Tonight’s Mega Millions drawing could make someone a new billionaire. The jackpot for tonight’s drawing is a record one-point-six-billion-dollars. Taking the cash option would net you a cool 904-million-dollars. Tomorrow night’s Powerball drawing offers another chance to win big. The jackpot is 620-million-dollars, with a cash option of 354-million. These are two of the top five biggest jackpots in U.S. lottery history.

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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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