Man Convicted In Shooting Death Of Toddler
A 27-year-old Seat Pleasant man is going to jail for the murder of a three-year-old girl. A Prince George’s County jury convicted Davon Wallace last night on a second-degree murder charge. Prosecutors say Wallace fired a gun into a Landover home in August 2014, killing the toddler. He was allegedly aiming for a teenager he had gotten into a fight with. Wallace faces up to 40 years in prison.
Second TB Case Investigated In Charles County
Officials are investigating a potential second outbreak of tuberculosis in Charles County. The county’s Department of Health says it’s discovered the patient in another TB case had frequently visited the Robert D. Stethem Educational Center in Pomfret, and may have infected more people. Earlier this week, nearly 300 people were screened after a person at La Plata High School came down with the infectious disease.
Michelle Rhee Reportedly Up For Trump Cabinet Role
Former DC Schools Chancellor Michelle Rhee is reportedly in the running for a position in President-elect Trump’s cabinet. Rhee is under consideration for the position of Secretary of Education. Trump’s communication adviser said Rhee was one of several names being bandied about for the position.
Trump Makes Picks For Atty Gen, CIA, National Security
President-elect Donald Trump’s cabinet is starting to take shape. Trump revealed today that he will nominate Alabama Republican Senator Jeff Sessions as Attorney General. Retired General Michael Flynn is Trump’s choice for National Security Adviser. Kansas Republican Congressman Mike Pompeo [[ pom-PAY-oh ]] will be nominated as CIA director. Sessions has been in the Senate for two decades and has served on the Judiciary Committee. He is also a former U.S. attorney.
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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.