Man Arrested For Killing 51-Year-Old Woman
A 30-year-old man is under arrest for allegedly killing a 51-year-old woman as she was on her way to work. Prince George’s County Police say Christopher Green shot Jan Cotto in the 200 block of Zelma Avenue in Capitol Heights on April 6th. Investigators believe Green was trying to rob Cotto as she was walking to the Addison Road Metro station. He’s charged with first- and second-degree murder, and is being held without bond.
Accused Maryland Killer Expected To Plead Guilty
A man accused of terrorizing the suburbs of Washington, DC is expected to admit his guilt in the first of several charges against him. Court documents show Eulalio Tordil will plead guilty next week to two counts of first-degree murder and two counts of attempted murder. He’s due in Montgomery County Circuit Court on Tuesday. Tordil allegedly shot and killed his wife in Prince George’s County before killing two strangers and wounding two others at a Montgomery County mall in May 2016.
Fight Over Healthcare May Be Renewed Soon
GOP moderates and conservatives say they are closing in on a healthcare deal that could pass the House and Senate. That would big a big leap from last month’s collapse of the House GOP healthcare bill. Since then, Speaker Paul Ryan has been trying to work out a deal with some moderate and conservative Republicans who opposed the measure. President Trump recently said healthcare must get done before other pressing issues can be raised, including tax reform and infrastructure repairs.
Hotel Chain Reveals Malware Attack Stole Credit, Debit Card Info
If you stayed at a Holiday Inn or Crowne Plaza last year, your credit info could be at risk. InterContinental Hotels Group said yesterday the malware infected front desk cash registers at more than 12-hundred hotels between September 29th and December 29th last year. The chain says thieves stole data from people who stayed at Holiday Inn, Crowne Plaza, Hotel Indigo, Candlewood Suites, and Staybridge Suites in the Americas.
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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.