DC Preps For ‘Unite The Right’ Rally, National Night Out Events

DC Preps For Unite The Right Rally

(Washington, DC) — DC is preparing for this weekend’s “Unite the Right” rally. The National Park Service says they expect as many as 400 people to participate in the rally Sunday, while several counterprotests are expected to attract about 26-hundred people. Police are expected to be out in full force while there will be several road closures and changes to Metro service. Rally participants will march from Foggy Bottom Metro Station to Lafayette Square, across form the White House. Police say they plan to keep the two groups separated. The rally on Sunday marks one year since a counterprotestor was killed during a white nationalist rally in Charlottesville, Virginia.

Bones Found In Suitcase In Ocean City

(Ocean City, MD) — Police are investigating after a suitcase with bones was found floating in the water in West Ocean City today. Authorities are on the scene at Homer Gudelsky Park. Someone found the suitcase and opened it while walking on the beach. No other information has been released.

Local Agencies Hosting National Night Out Events

 

(Washington, DC) — Law enforcement and communities across the DMV will be participating in the 35th annual National Night Out. The anti-crime event is designed to build relations between the community and police. DC police will be hosting events across the District from community cookouts to open houses, block parties, candlelight vigils and athletic events. An official kickoff event is scheduled to start at 6 p.m. at Oxon Run Park in Southeast but events in some areas start as early as 4 p.m.

Two Howard County Fair Employees Found Dead

(Howard County, MD) — An investigation is underway after two employees at the Howard County fair were found dead. Two food vendor employees at the Howard County Fair were found dead this morning inside the fairgrounds from a suspected drug overdose. Police say they found evidence of drug use where the two were found, and there’s no indication of foul play. An autopsy is underway to determine the cause of death.

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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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