Turner: FEMA Needs To Move Quickly On Federal Assistance, Woman Accused Of Throwing Urine Turns Herself In

Turner: FEMA Needs To Move Quickly On Federal Assistance

Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner is urging the federal government to move quick on providing assistance to Harvey victims. He told reporters today people are still coping, but will start getting angry the longer they spend time in shelters and not in their homes. Turner also noted the repairs shouldn’t be done “on the cheap” because “sooner or later,” people will have to pay the piper. Turner says issues with the bayous and the Addicks and Barker dams are under federal purview and not the city’s responsibility. He’s hoping people will have the same commitment to helping others after the waters have receded.

Woman Accused Of Throwing Urine Turns Herself In

A woman accused of throwing a cup of urine on a Metrobus driver has turned herself in to police. The suspect, from DC, turned herself in this morning following news coverage of Saturday’s incident on board the X2 bus. WRC-TV reports the woman is already talking to reporters, saying she threw the cup because the bus driver gave her a rude look. She also says she wants the chance to apologize. She’s facing a preliminary court hearing.

Man Accused Of Throwing Molotov Cocktail

A 24-year-old Laurel man is accused of tossing a Molotov cocktail into a Beltsville liquor store. Prince George’s County Police say Kevon Edwards threw the incendiary device into Calverton’s Liquor store on Sunday night. Two employees were burned, one seriously. Officers arrested Edwards a short time later, and charged him with attempted first-degree murder, among other charges.

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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.

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