Former Elementary School Aide Pleads Guilty To Child Pornography
A former Prince George’s County elementary school aide has admitted to his role in producing child pornography. Deonte Carraway pled guilty this morning to 15 counts of sexual exploitation of a minor. He also faces 270 counts of sexual abuse of a minor and child pornography while working at Judge Sylvania Woods Elementary School in 2015 and 2016. Carraway is facing between 60-to-100 years in prison.
Deadly Shooting At Bowie Bar
Just a week after its grand opening, a local restaurant is already the scene of a tragedy. Three people who worked at Bowie’s Blue Sunday Bar and Grill were shot and killed early yesterday morning. Prince George’s County Police say bartender Karlief Moye was arrested late yesterday morning outside his home in Silver Spring. He’s in the hospital after shooting himself before the arrest but is expected to recover.
Trump Denies Ban Caused Delays
President Trump is blaming a lot of things — but not his controversial executive order on immigration — for disruptions at airports over the weekend. In a series of tweets this morning, Trump says — quote — “only 109 people out of 325-thousand were detained and held for questioning,” adding, “Big problems at airports were caused by Delta computer outage…protestors and the tears of Senator Schumer.” Senate Minority Leader Charles Schumer teared up at a news conference yesterday as he talked about Trump’s order barring people from seven predominantly Muslim countries from entering the U.S.
DC Charter Schools To Give Preference To Neighborhood Kids
Parents who have kids in DC public schools have long used a lottery system for their preferred schools, and now the system is being fine-tuned. Mayor Muriel Bowser has announced that starting in the 2018-2019 school year, the city’s public charter schools will give preference to those students who live in the same neighborhood as the school. Public charter schools are among the most popular for parents in the District and often overwhelm lottery requests. The new policy will allow the charter schools to give preference to those kids who live within a half-mile.
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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.