Deadly Pedestrian Bridge Collapse in Miami, Florida, DC DOC Employees Exposed To Fentanyl

Deadly Pedestrian Bridge Collapse in Miami, Florida

There are reports of “mass casualties” after a pedestrian bridge scheduled to open near the campus of Florida International University collapsed. Video shows cars trapped underneath and emergency crews are on the scene. The Florida Highway Patrol is confirming a number of deaths. The bridge was near completion and scheduled to open to the public in early 2019.

Report: Mueller Wants Documents From Trump Organization

Special Counsel Robert Mueller wants to see documents from the Trump organization, including those related to Russia. “The New York Times” says Mueller has sent a subpoena to the President’s business group. Mueller is investigating Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election. The probe includes allegations of collusion with the Trump campaign. It is thought to be the first time that Mueller has requested documents related to Trump businesses.

DC DOC Employees Exposed To Fentanyl

Several DC Department of Corrections employees were exposed to the powerful opioid Fentanyl.  An envelope containing the drug was in a envelope in the mail room of the Department of Corrections Treatment Facility in Southeast.  At least 15 employees were exposed.  Seven were hospitalized.  The DOC, Metropolitan Police and DC Fire Department are investigating.

Man Sentenced For Killing Ex-NFL Player

A Lousiana man will spend up to 30 years in prison for the road rage death of former NFL running back Joe McKnight. A judge sentenced Ronald Glasser today less than two months after he was convicted of manslaughter in the shooting death. Gasser claimed he fired in self-defense when McKnight walked up to his car after a confrontation that started on a bridge over the Mississippi River in New Orleans. Gasser was originally charged with second-degree murder, but the jury opted for manslaughter in January. McKnight played for the Jets and Chiefs from 2010 to 2014.

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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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