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Victim Alleges Rape At Prestigious DC School

The prestigious Northwest DC private school attended by the Obama daughters is embroiled in controversy after a student claims she was raped on school grounds.  DC Police say a female student at the Sidwell Friends School came forward with the allegations Wednesday afternoon.  Police documents say the victim and the alleged 16-year-old perpetrator know each other and had a previous sexual relationship.  MPD says they are investigating the allegation as a sexual abuse case as it “has not reached to the level of a crime, right now.”

Spring Could Bring Winter Storm To Northeast

The Northeast could see up to a foot of snow starting this weekend.  The National Weather Service says conditions are right for a winter storm system that could leave people digging out from Philadelphia to Boston.  It’s going to be much colder on the first day of spring Sunday when the snow could begin to fall.

Belgian Police Capture Paris Attack Suspect

One of the men who was wanted in connection with November’s terror attacks in Paris is reportedly in custody.  The reports follow a raid in Brussels, where police were tracking down Salah Abdeslam. His fingerprints had been found at the scene of a shootout earlier. Video from the scene of today’s raid show anti-terror police in full riot gear clearing out a building. Abdeslam had been on the run since the attacks that left 130 people dead in Paris.

Ravens’ Walker Critical After Motorcycle Crash

Baltimore Ravens cornerback Tray Walker remains in critical condition after a motorcycle accident in Miami  The NFL Network reports the 23-year-old spent hours in surgery after colliding with an SUV around 8:00 last night.  Police do not suspect that alcohol, drugs or speeding were factors in the crash, but say that Walker’s bike didn’t have lights and he was wearing dark clothing.


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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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