Suspect Arrested In Basketball Player’s Murder, Immunity For Trump Organization CFO In Cohen Probe

Suspect Arrested In Basketball Player’s Murder

(Prince George’s County, MD) — An unnamed suspect is in custody in the murder of promising young basketball player Lamont Adair Junior. Prince George’s County Police Chief Hank Stawinski announced the arrest today and said more details will be released soon. Adair was fatally shot on August 8 while walking to training session in Seat Pleasant, Maryland. He was a father of one and set to begin playing basketball in China next month.

Three Deaths Linked To K2

(Washington, DC) — Several deaths are being linked to synthetic marijuana in DC. The Washington Post reports the city medical examiner’s office looked into six deaths officials suspected were caused by overdoses from K2, or synthetic cannabinoids. The medical examiner determined three of the deaths were indeed linked to the synthetic marijuana. The deadly overdoses were part of a spike in suspected overdoses in mid-July throughout the city.

Trump Organization CFO Granted Immunity In Cohen Probe

(Washington, DC) — The Trump Organization’s longtime financial chief is being granted immunity by federal prosecutors in the Michael Cohen probe. Cohen, the former attorney to President Trump, pleaded guilty to committing a campaign finance violation by paying two women to silence them during the 2016 presidential election. Trump Organization CFO Allen Weisselberg was reportedly sent a fake invoice by Cohen for a payment to adult film star Stormy Daniels. He is the second person to be granted immunity in the Cohen investigation after National Enquirer publisher David Pecker.

McCain Daughter Tweets After Senator Announcement

(Phoenix, AZ) — Senator John McCain’s daughter is acknowledging the outpouring of support following today’s announcement that the Arizona Republican is discontinuing treatment for brain cancer. Meghan McCain tweeted: “My family is deeply appreciative of all the love and generosity you have shown us during this past year. Thank you for all your continued support and prayers. We could not have made it this far without you – you’ve given us strength to carry on.” Senator McCain was diagnosed with an aggressive form of brain cancer last year.

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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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