Dwyane Wade’s Cousin Murdered, Airport Confusion Shut Down

DC 911 System

D-C officials are scrambling to figure out why the city’s 911 system went down over the weekend.  Officials say they know what happened, but the why remains a mystery.  So far, officials have ruled out any kind of hacking of the system.

PG Head Start Program

Prince George’s County’s embattled Head Start program resumes today.  This despite the federal government pulling six million dollars in funding from the program.  County Executive Rushern Baker says the program will continue and improvements have been made.  It’s unclear how the county is making up the loss in funding.

School Begins

Thousands of youngsters from around the region headed back for the first day of classes.  It was back to reading, writing, and arithmetic for students in Howard, Montgomery, and Charles Counties.  Today, is also the first day of school for students in several Northern Virginia school districts.

Airport Confusion

The all clear has been given at LAX Airport in Los Angeles.  The airport was partially shutdown yesterday because of reports of an active shooter.  It turns out there was no shooter and that the chaos began because of some loud noise.  No one was hurt in the confusion.

Dwayne Wade’s Cousin

Chicago police say the two brothers accused of killing Dwayne Wade’s cousin were convicted felons out on parole.  32-year-old Nykea Aldridge was fatally shot Sunday as she was pushing a stroller.  Police say she was not the intended target and the baby was not hurt.

Maine’s Governor Makes More Racial Comments

The Governor of Maine is being blasted again for his latest racially charged remarks.  Paul LePage called minorities the enemies of his state saying they are responsible for the majority of crimes in Maine.

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