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170 Arrested After Waco Biker Gang Shootout

Police in Waco say they recovered about 100 weapons from the restaurant where a deadly biker gang shootout took place. One-hundred-70 people have been arrested in connection with the gunfight that left nine people dead and 18 wounded. Waco police said today that law enforcement officers and hospital staff have been threatened since the shootout at the Twin Peaks Sports Bar and Grill. Twin Peaks has since revoked the franchise license of the restaurant.

NTSB Meeting With FBI Over Amtrak Derailment Today

Investigators continue to look into what caused last week’s deadly Amtrak train derailment. The NTSB said they’ll be meeting with the FBI today to discuss a crack found in the train’s windshield. There’s been speculation the crack may have been caused by a projectile hitting the windshield just moments before it derailed going more than twice the speed limit. Meanwhile, Amtrak resumed full service along the Northeast Corridor this morning.

New Details In Child Sexual Assault

Prince George’s County police are releasing a more detailed description of a suspect in the sexual assault of a 12-year-old girl in Forestville. They say the mother of the victim saw the suspect Friday afternoon at their apartment building on Brooks Drive. She said he has a tattoo with the word “blessed” on his neck and a tattoo of a star on each shoulder, all in black ink. The man is also said to have a birthmark or scar on his face. The girl was attacked in a hallway last Wednesday morning.

Police Seek Person Of Interest In DC Murders

Police believe they have video of a person of interest in the murder of an affluent family and their housekeeper in Washington, DC. Police say Savvas and Amy Savopolous, their son, Philip, and housekeeper Veralicia Figueroa were killed before their home was set on fire Thursday in Woodley Park. They also have identified a Porsche 911 that might be connected to the murder.

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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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