In The News @ 3:30

Judge Says Jury Can Hear Statements By Freddie Gray Officer

Statements made to internal investigators by one of the Baltimore police officers charged in the death of Freddie Gray will be allowed at her trial.  A judge today denied a motion to suppress the statements made by Sergeant Alicia White.  Three other officers who were asking the judge to keep a jury from hearing their statements withdrew their motions today.  The judge has yet to rule on the admissibility of the statements by a fifth officer.  A total of six officers are charged in the death of Gray, who died in April while in police custody.

Big Water Main Break In Bethesda

Drivers are dealing with a massive water main break in Bethesda.  WSSC inspectors have been called to Rockville Pike near Jones Bridge Road, where lots of brown water is now covering the roadway.  Rockville Pike is closed for several blocks.

Democrats To Hold First Presidential Debate

We’re just hours away from the first Democratic presidential debate.  The stakes are high for frontrunner Hillary Clinton as she attempts to hold off a strong challenge from Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders.  Three other Democrats will share the stage but Joe Biden apparently won’t be making a surprise appearance.  The Vice President’s public schedule shows him taking part in meetings at the White House.

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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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