Washington Signs QB Mark Sanchez, Girl Left With Brain Damage After Electrical Shock

Washington Signs QB Mark Sanchez

(Washington, DC) — Veteran quarterback Mark Sanchez is coming to Washington. The move comes after Alex Smith’s horrible leg injury in Sunday’s loss to the Houston Texans. Sanchez will backup Colt McCoy, who is slated to start Thursday at the Dallas Cowboys. The 32-year-old Sanchez spent four seasons with the New York Jets before stints with the Eagles, Cowboys, Bears and Broncos.

Girl Left With Brain Damage After Electrical Shock

(Oxon Hill, MD) — A lawsuit is being filed for a girl left brain-damaged in Oxon Hill. Earlier this year, seven-year-old Zynae Green was shocked with 120 volts of electricity when she touched a handrail at the MGM National Harbor Hotel. Lawyers for her family say Green can’t walk or talk and has been left in a semi-vegetative state. They’re expected to file their lawsuit sometime today.

Two Female Panhandlers Rob Woman In DC

(Washington, DC) — Police are searching for two panhandlers who robbed a woman DC. The incident happened last night in 900 Block of Fourth Street when two females approached the victim and started begging for money. Police say when the woman declined, the two suspects took her bag with the money and walked away. One of the robbers was about 50-years-old and the other appeared to be 16. Anyone with information is asked to call police.

Frigid Thanksgiving In The Forecast

(Washington, DC) — It’s going to be a frigid Thanksgiving as an arctic cold front will be passing through the District Thursday. Forecasters say most areas in DC will be in the 20s Thursday morning and will warm up only to the low to mid-30s by the afternoon. Temperatures could even hit the teens by Thanksgiving night. The National Weather Service says only three Thanksgivings have had high temperatures below 30 degrees.

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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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