Maryland Primary Votes Are In, Child Electrocuted At National Harbor, Officer Accused Of Shooting Teen Charged

The Maryland Primaries

The results are in for most of the primary races in Maryland.  Among the big winners, Ben Jealous and Angela Alsobrooks.   Jealous wins the Democrat’s nomination for governor, defeating Prince George’s County executive Rashern Baker.  Democrat Angela Alsobrooks locked up a primary win for county executive in Prince George’s, winning more than 60-percent of the vote.  Aisha Braveboy wins the Democrat’s primary in Prince George’s for State’s Attorney.  Mel Franklin and Calvin Hawkins hold solid leads in the race for the county’s two new At-Large Council seats.
Still not clear is the Democrat’s nominee for Montgomery county executive. David Blair and Mark Elrich are in a virtually tie with 98-percent of the vote counted.

Young girl electrocuted at National Harbor

A six-year-old girl is in critical condition after being shocked late last night at the MGM National Harbor casino and hotel. Prince George’s County fire officials say the girl may have been electrocuted after touching a hotel railing at an outdoor fountain area of the hotel. A security guard that came to the child’s aide was shocked, as well, but his injuries are not considered life threatening.

Officer accused of shooting Pittsburgh teen charged

The police officer that shot and killed an unarmed Pittsburgh teenager has been charged with criminal homicide. Last week, 17-year-old Antwan Rose was a passenger in a car pulled over by East Pittsburgh police. Rose jumped out of the car and ran. As he was running officer Michael Rosfeld shot the African American teen in the back three times. The shooting was captured on cell phone video.

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