Sixth Suspect Arrested In Makiyah Wilson Murder, Romaine Lettuce Not Safe To Eat

Sixth Suspect Arrested In Makiyah Wilson Murder

(Washington, DC) — A sixth person is in custody in connection to the murder of ten-year-old Makiyah Wilson. DC Police say Quanisha Ramsuer of Southeast DC was arrested on charges of obstruction of justice in the July shooting that left Wilson dead and others injured. Three men are facing first-degree murder charges in Wilson’s death. Police say the deadly attack was the result of a turf war between two gangs.

DC Offered Amazon $1 Billion For Headquarters

(Washington, DC) — DC Mayor Muriel Bowser is talking about the city’s failed bid for the new Amazon headquarters. Bowser says the District offered the company up to one billion dollars to open the new location in the area. That was second to Maryland which reportedly offered Amazon over eight billion dollars. When Amazon announced its decision, Bowser still applauded it as a “win for DC.”

Romaine Lettuce Not Safe To Eat

Ten people in California are dealing with E. coli after eating romaine lettuce. Another 22 illnesses have been reported in the eastern U.S. Health experts are warning consumers not to eat romaine lettuce in any form. The CDC issued the broad alert in response to a new outbreak of illnesses caused by a particularly dangerous strain of E. coli contamination. Consumers should toss out any romaine lettuce they may have already purchased, and it should not be served in restaurants or sold in stores. Heath authorities say the origin isn’t yet known, but it’s not related to an earlier outbreak in the spring.

Glamour To Stop Publishing Regular Print Magazine

(New York, NY) — After nearly eight decades, the monthly print edition of Glamour women’s magazine will be coming to an end. The last regularly scheduled print edition of the magazine is set to hit newsstands next week. The move by publisher Condé Nast is the latest change made to shift away from the declining print business and more towards the growth in the expanding digital business. Under the current structure, the brand reaches around two million people through print circulation, but closer to 20 million online. Other magazine titles such as Vogue and Vanity Fair are set to continue with regularly published print editions.

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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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