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Sources: Carraway Had Sex Abuse Record

The teacher’s aide accused of producing child pornography at a Glenarden elementary school may have had a previous sex offense record.  Sources tell WUSA9 that Deonte Carraway was convicted of child sex abuse when he was 13 years old.  The now-22-year-old was hired by Sylvania Woods Elementary School as a volunteer in 2014.  The school says his background check came up clean.

Track Coach Pleads Guilty To Sex Abuse

A former DC high school assistant track coach is pleading guilty to sexually abusing seven boys.  Charles Young of the District admitted in court today that he molested the students at Dunbar Senior High School in Northwest in 2013 and 2014.  One of the students reported the abuse to school administrators in November 2014.  Young was also a business manager at Dunbar.

Metro’s Second-In-Command Resigns

Metro’s second-in-command is resigning following the investigation of how two trains almost ran into each other.  General Manager Paul Wiedefeld announced he has accepted the resignation of his deputy Rob Troup.  Troup joined Metro in 2010 and was in charge of several safety projects, as well as bringing in the new seven-thousand series trains.  Assistant GM Andy Off will replace Troup.

Two Girls Dead After Double Shooting At Glendale, AZ High School

Two teens are dead after a double shooting at a high school in the Phoenix suburb of Glendale.  Police say two females have died from gunshot wounds at Independence High School.  The 15-year-old girls were found next to each other and declared deceased at the scene.  The police spokeswoman said it’s too early to say if it’s a murder-suicide or a double-suicide.  She said both of them sustained a single gunshot wound.

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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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