Funeral Services For Slain Officer, Former Trump Campaign Aide Rick Gates Pleads Guilty

Funeral Services For Slain Officer

There was a massive turnout for a funeral procession this morning honoring Prince George’s County Corporal Mujahid Ramzziddin who was shot and killed Wednesday while intervening in a domestic dispute. Fellow law enforcement officers and members of the public alike will line a procession route along Route 93 and Bladensburg Road. Services were held at a local mosque, the Diyanet Center of America.

Former Trump Campaign Aide Rick Gates Pleads Guilty

Former Trump campaign aide Rick Gates is pleading guilty in Robert Mueller’s Russia probe. Gates plead guilty in federal court this afternoon to two charges — one count of conspiracy against the United States, and one count of making a false statement. Gates was indicted by the Special Counsel back in October, along with former Trump campaign manager Paul Manafort, on charges of conspiracy and money laundering. The plea comes one day after Mueller served the two with a new 32-count indictment.

Scott Lays Out Plan To Keep Schools Safe

Florida Governor Rick Scott is outlining new steps to keep schools safe. Speaking in Tallahassee today, Scott proposed a three point plan that includes 450 million dollars in funding to bolster school safety. The governor also wants to increase the minimum age to buy guns to 21 and would ban the sale of bump stocks. Scott called for stricter laws to prevent violent or mentally ill people from getting their hands on a firearm. His plan also Scott wants to make sure a law enforcement officer is in every public school all hours students are on campus. His proposal comes after 17 people were killed at a high school in Parkland, Florida last week.

Report: Duke, UNC, Kentucky Among Several Schools Named In FBI Probe

New details are emerging as part of the FBI’s investigation into corruption in NCAA men’s basketball. Yahoo! Sports reports players from more than 20 Division One programs have been identified as possibly breaking rules and at least 25 players have been linked to receiving impermissible benefits. Basketball power houses Duke, North Carolina, Kentucky, Kansas and Michigan State are among the programs identified. Documents obtained by Yahoo! Sports show cash advances as well as entertainment and travel expenses that were paid for college prospects and their families by former NBA agent Andy Miller and his agency, ASM Sports.

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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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