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First Homicide Of The Year In Alexandria

 Alexandria police are investigating their first homicide of the year.  Officers responded late last night for reports of a shooting in the 7-hundred block of N. Fayette Street, and found a man suffering from a gunshot wound.  Twenty-two-year-old Shakkan Elliot-Tibbs of Woodbridge died at a local hospital.  Police are hoping potential witnesses will come forward.

Memorial For Brazilian Who Died At World Police Games

A memorial service will be held tonight at the Reston Town Center for a bicyclist who was killed during the World Police and Fire Games in Northern Virginia.  Police inspector Carlos Silva from Brazil died from his injuries in the accident yesterday at Prince William Forest Park.  Two other riders involved the crash remain hospitalized.

Venus Williams in fourth round
 
Venus Williams is back in the fourth round of Wimbledon for the first time since 2011.  The five-time champion beat Aleksandra Krunic of Serbia 6-3, 6-2 Friday and could next face sister Serena, who was playing Heather Watson of Britain on Centre Court.  Venus Williams is playing her 18th Wimbledon, while the 82nd-ranked Krunic was making her first appearance at the All England Club.

Harold Fisher


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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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