UK Police Arrest 3 In Manchester Bomb Investigation, Metro Considering Sale Of HQ

UK Police Arrest 3 In Manchester Bomb Investigation

Three more people are now in custody in connection with the deadly suicide bombing in Manchester, England. Chief Constable Ian Hopkins confirmed the arrests today. He also revealed that police raided several homes in the area, and had to use an explosive device to enter at least one residence. Hopkins added that all of the families of the victims have been contacted by authorities and he said that sadly, one victim of the Ariana Grande concert bombing was a police officer on duty.

Metro Considering Sale Of HQ

Metro officials appear ready to leave their downtown Washington headquarters. News-4 reports that Metro reached out to real estate companies last week to get the process started. Sources say GM Paul Wiedefeld is not satisfied with the Jackson Graham Building because of its aging infrastructure. The cash-strapped transit agency could also use the funds from a sale for its coffers. Metro hopes to have a real estate company selected by the end of next month.

NBA Bringing All-Star Weekend To Charlotte, NC

The NBA All-Star Game appears headed for Charlotte. The “Charlotte Observer” is reporting the league and city have reached an agreement to bring the 2019 All-Star Weekend to Charlotte. The NBA is expected to make the official announcement later today. Charlotte was expected to have the 2017 All-Star Game and surrounding events. The NBA took the opportunity away because of a state law considered by the league and other organizations to be discriminatory against the LGBT community. But the state repealed the law and the league reconsidered.

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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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