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Police Release ID’s In Cheverly Double Murder

Prince George’s County Police have identified the two women who died in a Cheverly apartment complex shooting. Police say 26-year-old Tarekka Jones and 22-year-old Jalisa Walls-Harris were killed at the Cheverly Station Apartments on Landover Road around 10:30 last night. Jones’ two children were reportedly at the scene at the time, but were not injured. Police say a suspect targeted the women and then fled the scene.

Baltimore Officer Ordered To Testify Against Other Cops

A Maryland appeals court is ordering Baltimore police officer William Porter to testify against fellow officers charged in the death of Freddie Gray. The 25-year-old Gray died with a broken neck last spring after being handcuffed in the back of a police van. Porter’s attorneys argued the officer shouldn’t have to testify while he is also awaiting a retrial in the same case. Prosecutors say that anything Porter says on the stand won’t be used against him at his own trial.

WMATA Announces Five Consecutive Weekends Of Regular Service

For five straight weekends, Metrorail won’t be a hassle to use. Five consecutive weekends between March 19th through April 17th will have regular rail service, the transit agency has announced. The move is to accommodate the Cherry Blossom season, when Metro says weekend ridership can nearly double.

Super Tuesday Part 2 For Presidential Candidates

Presidential candidates from both parties are vying for delegates as four states head to the polls today. Michigan carries the biggest prize, with nearly 60 Republican delegates up for grabs and almost 150 on the Democratic side. Frontrunners Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton are expected to perform well in the Wolverine State.

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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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