UCLA Basketball Players Remorseful After China Arrest, 6 Dead In California Shooting Spree

UCLA Basketball Players Remorseful After China Arrest

The three UCLA basketball players arrested in China for shoplifting say they are sorry for their actions and they are thanking President Trump for intervening on their behalf. LiAngelo Ball, Jalen Hill and Cody Riley were detained last week on suspicion of stealing sunglasses from a Louis Vuitton store while UCLA was in China for a game against Georgia Tech. President Trump intervened on the players’ behalf and helped secure their release from China.

6 Dead In California Shooting Spree 

The death toll now stands at six, including the suspect, in the Northern California shooting rampage. Tehama County Assistant Sheriff Phil Johnston said today all the fatalities are adults, and none are children. One of the ten wounded is a six-year-old boy shot yesterday at an elementary school who’s hospitalized in critical condition. Johnston said investigators found the body of shooter Kevin Neal’s wife at the couple’s home in Rancho Tehama Reserve last night, bringing the death toll to six. He believes that’s what started the random shooting rampage by the 43-year-old Neal.

Moore Leads Rival In New Poll

Embattled Alabama Republican Senate candidate Roy Moore is leading his Democratic rival Doug Jones despite sexual misconduct allegations. A FOX-10 poll has Moore up six points among likely voters, 49 to 43 percent. Moore flatly denies accusations of sexual misconduct and Fox News host Sean Hannity is giving him 24 hours to “remove any doubt” about the allegations. Hannity has defended Moore on his show, but now says there are inconsistencies in his story. Five women have accused Moore of sexually assaulting them when they were teenagers and he was in his 30s.

Man Shot, Tries To Flee On I-295

A man is in the hospital after being shot in Northeast DC. Authorities say the victim was driving in the 42-hundred block of East Capitol Street, NE when a suspect shot him in his car around 7:00 this morning. The victim then drove nearly two miles to I-295, pulled off at the Eastern Avenue onramp, and waited for help. Emergency crews say the man suffered non-fatal injuries. Officers are searching for two suspects seen wearing a grey sweatshirt and a black shirt.

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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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