Carraway Sentenced To 100 Years In Prison, Trump To Waive Jones Act For Puerto Rico

Carraway Sentenced To 100 Years In Prison

A former Prince George’s County elementary school aide is spending the rest of his life in prison. Deonte Carraway was sentenced to 100 years in prison after pleading guilty this morning to nearly two dozen counts of child abuse and child pornography. He was indicted earlier this year on 270 criminal charges. Police say Carraway filmed children at Judge Sylvania Elementary School performing sex acts from October 2015 through February 2016.

Virginia Sports Bar Pledges To Boycott NFL Over Protests

A Fairfax sports bar is boycotting the NFL. R.L. Butler says he will no longer air NFL games in Fat Tuesday’s as long as players kneel or sit during the national anthem. Butler attributes his decision to the fact his daughter serves in the military, and thinks the protests are disrespectful. Fat Tuesday’s actually had to deactivate their Facebook page this week due to negative responses that Butler says were personal to him and his family.

Trump To Waive Jones Act For Puerto Rico

President Trump is waiving restrictions on foreign shipping to get much needed supplies to hurricane-ravaged Puerto Rico. Trump temporary waived the Jones Act at the request of Puerto Rican Governor Ricardo Rossello, which means ships from neighboring islands can bring supplies directly to Puerto Rico. The waiver of the act would be in force for ten days and covers all products being shipped to the island. This comes as millions on the island are running low on fuel, clean water and food supplies. The island was decimated by Hurricane Maria last week.

Scalise Returns To Work After Shooting

Majority Whip Steve Scalise is returning to work after he was shot during a congressional baseball practice in June. Scalise was greeted with a standing ovation from Republicans and Democrats on the floor of the House. The Louisiana Republican thanked members of his Capitol Police security detail who helped keep the gunman occupied until reinforcements arrived. Scalise noted an outpouring of love and prayer during his recovery.

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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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