Capitol Heights Man Killed By Police
A 19-year-old Capitol Heights man is dead after an officer-involved shooting in Prince George’s County. Police say officers encountered two men sleeping in a car around 9:00 this morning in the 41-hundred block of Byers Street. When they investigated closer, Terrence Thomas, Junior allegedly pulled out a gun. Thomas was killed during a shootout with police. A second suspect was arrested after attempting to flee on foot. No officers were injured.
Virginia Man Arrested For Trying To Help ISIS
A Virginia man is under arrest on charges he tried to send money to help ISIS. Twenty-six-year-old Lionel Williams of Suffolk, Virginia was formally charged today. The Department of Justice says Williams sent money to someone he thought was raising funds to buy weapons for the terrorist group. Authorities also say Williams purchased an AK-47 the day after the San Bernardino attack. Officers say they found an AK-47 and another handgun at his home.
Manager Of Anne Arundel County Police Drug Lab Arrested
The manager of the Anne Arundel County Police Department’s drug lab has been suspended following her arrest on drug possession charges. Police say Annette Box was involved in a minor accident in Pasadena Tuesday evening. While police were investigating the accident, they found a box of medications in her vehicle, which they believe Box took from one of the department’s drop-off boxes. Police say a search of Box’s home turned up more prescription drugs, including opioid pain medications.
Ivanka Trump Verbally Accosted Aboard Flight At JFK
A man is getting another flight after he was booted off a JetBlue airplane for allegedly harassing Ivanka Trump at New York’s JFK airport. “TMZ” reports the 35-year-old businesswoman was getting ready to take off with some of her family. That’s when a male passenger told Ivanka, quote, “Your father is ruining the country.” The man allegedly went on to ask, “Why is she on our flight? She should be flying private.” The man, who reportedly had his child in his arms during the tirade, was thrown off the plane. “TMZ” says Ivanka, her kids, and some cousins were flying coach and the heckler was place on another plane.
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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.