In The News @ 4:00

Injuries Reported In Arlington Eleven-Car Pile-Up

Injuries are being reported in an eleven-car collision in Arlington.  Police say the accident happened this afternoon along southbound Jefferson Davis Highway near 20th Street.  There’s no word yet on the seriousness of the injuries.

Pedestrian Pinned Under Greyhound Bus

DC fire and EMS personnel freed a person who was pinned beneath a Greyhound bus near the Washington Convention Center.  The victim is said to be conscious and breathing after being hit by the bus this afternoon at the intersection of 7th Street and Massachusetts Avenue, Northwest.  The person’s exact condition is unknown.

Five Stabbed At UC Merced, Suspect Killed

Five people including some students are being treated for stab wounds after an attack this morning at a Northern California college.  The University of California Merced reports two people were flown to hospitals, while three others were treated at the scene.  The suspect is reportedly another student and was shot and killed by police.  The small college’s campus in the San Joaquin [[ wah-KEEN ]] Valley is closed and classes are cancelled for the day.

Illinois Officer’s Death Ruled A Suicide

Authorities in Illinois say the shooting death of a police officer was a “carefully staged” suicide.  The Lake County Major Crimes Task Force says Lt. Charles Gliniewicz took his own life after committing a series of criminal acts.  The officer was found shot to death on September 1st after he had radioed in to say he was chasing three suspects on foot.  Task Force spokesman George Filenko says Gliniewicz had been stealing and laundering money from the police department for the past seven years.

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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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