“Multiple Deaths” Workplace Shooting In Maryland, Police Identify Man Charged In Fatal Logan Circle Stabbing

“Multiple Deaths” Workplace Shooting In Maryland

(Aberdeen, MD) — Police are confirming there are “multiple fatalities” in a workplace shooting in Aberdeen, Maryland. Harford County Sheriff Jeffrey Gahler added there are “multiple people wounded” and the suspected shooter, a woman, was taken down and is in critical condition. Gahler would not give specific numbers, but early reports said five people were shot and three people are dead in the shooting at the RiteAid distribution center, located in a busy business park.

Police Identify Man Charged In Fatal Logan Circle Stabbing

(Washington, DC) — Police are identifying the man arrested and charged in the deadly stabbing of a woman in an upscale Washington, DC neighborhood. DC Police Chief Peter Newsham identified the suspect as Anthony Crawford of Northwest DC during a news conference today. Crawford is facing first degree murder charges in the death of Wendy Martinez, a jogger who was fatally stabbed Tuesday. Newsham said a motive for the attack is not known at this time as there’s no evidence to suggest a robbery. Newsham said police were able to arrest Crawford thanks to tips from the public.

Senate Dems Turn Up Heat Over Kavanaugh

(Washington, DC) — Senate Democrats are turning up the heat over the nomination of Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court. A group of Democrats with prosecutorial experience has sent a letter to President Trump, asking him to order the FBI to investigate the allegation of sexual assault against Kavanaugh. Dems claim there is precedent for such an order. A California college professor has accused Kavnaugh of assaulting her more than 30 years ago. The Senate Judiciary Committee has invited Christine Blasey Ford to testify at hearing scheduled for Monday.  Committee Republicans have given Ford until 10 o’clock tomorrow morning to decide whether she will testify or not.

Hurricane Florence Flooding Continues

The flooding Hurricane Florence has spawned is threatening hundreds of thousands of people across the Carolinas. President Trump got a firsthand look at the devastation yesterday and called the flooding in North Carolina “epic.” Trump called Florence one of the most powerful and devastating storms in U.S. history. Florence is blamed for the deaths of more than three-dozen people and millions of livestock.

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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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