In the News @ Noon

Police are in a desperate search for a missing elderly woman with Dementia

Prince George’s County Police are in a desperate
search for a missing woman who suffers from
dementia. 75 year old Jane Yorkman was last
seen around 5 yesterday afternoon on Global
Street in Bowie. Investigators say she may in her
silver 2001 Toyota Highlander SUV with MD tag
number M647646.

The man arrested in yesterday’s kidnapping and sexual assault in Montgomery county is linked to other cases

The sexual assault & kidnapping suspect arrested
last night following an attack near the Wheaton
Mall has been identified as 20 year old Christian
Jordan. Investigators say that Jordan was
targeting women at the Westfield Wheaton
Mall and the Wheaton Metro Station Parking
Garage. Jordan who is due to appear in court on
Monday has been linked to two other recent
similar assaults.

Lawmakers are given extra time to avert a Gov’t shutdown

The battle over a budget to fund the Federal
Government continues today. This time the Senate has
been given a 2 day extension, Saturday at
midnight to agree on a bill to keep the Federal
Government beyond today. Late yesterday the
House approved the $1.1 trillion dollar deal that
includes a provision that would block DC’s new
Marijuana Law.

Civil Rights issues take center stage here at home again today

A vigil for Justice by people of faith is planned
tonight at 6pm down the northbound sidewalk of
16th from the White House to Silver Spring.
Participants are asked not to stand in the
streets.

March Against Police Violence set for tomorrow

Tomorrow thousands are expected in DC for the
Rev Al Sharpton’s March Against Police Violence.
The Noontime march will begin at Freedom Plaza.
The mother’s of Michael Brown, Eric Garner &
Trayvon Martin to name a few will lead the
march. Road closures will begin tomorrow at
6am.

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