In The News @ 2:30

Vegas Strip Crash Suspect Charged

The woman accused of slamming her car into a crowd on the Las Vegas Strip is officially charged with murder.  Lakeisha Holloway is accused of killing one person and injuring dozens of others when she intentionally drove onto a sidewalk on the Strip.  The person killed was a 32-year-old woman from Arizona. 

Clinton Pushes Back Against Latest Trump Comments

Hillary Clinton’s campaign is tweeting about Donald Trump’s off-color remark directed at the Democratic presidential front-runner.  Trump went after Clinton with a sexually derogatory remark yesterday while talking about her loss in the 2008 presidential race to President Obama.  Clinton’s campaign tweeted this morning that it wasn’t responding to Trump, but — quote — “everyone who understands the humiliation this degrading language inflicts on all women should.”

Grand Jury Issues No Indictments In Sandra Bland Case

A grand jury in Texas is not charging anyone in connection with the death of a woman who was found hanged in her jail cell back in July.  Sandra Bland was found dead in her cell at the Waller County Jail and her death was later ruled a suicide.  On Monday, a Waller County grand jury met and did not return any indictments.   The grand jury will meet again next month to consider other charges related to the case.  Bland was initially arrested over accusations that she assaulted a police officer during a traffic stop.

Body Found In Car In Anacostia

DC police have yet to release the identity of a man who was found dead in a submerged car in the Anacostia River.  The Hummer was found late last night off Anocostia Drive near the Sousa Bridge, and officials confirm they found a deceased male inside.  Police are still investigating how the vehicle ended up in the river.

 

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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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