Early Primary Voting Ends Today In MD, Pittsburgh Police Shooting

Early Primary Voting Ends Today In MD

Today is the last day of early voting for the Maryland primary election. The State Board of Elections estimates that nearly 173-thousand residents had cast ballots as of yesterday. The polls will be open today from 10 a.m. until 8 p.m at 78 locations across the state. Maryland’s primary election will be held next Tuesday, June 26.

Woman In Critical Condition Following Dog Attack

(Huntingtown, MD) — A Maryland woman is in critical condition after she was attacked by a dog outside her home. It happened this morning at a home near Route 4 in Huntingtown. Calvert County authorities say when officers arrived on scene, they found the large Dogo Argentino standing over the victim. It then attacked the officer, who shot and killed the animal. The victim suffered life-threatening injuries and has undergone surgery.

Advocacy Group Calls For State AG To Investigate Police Shooting

(East Pittsburgh, PA) — An advocacy group is calling on the Pennsylvania Attorney General’s Office to take over the investigation into the officer-involved shooting death of a black teen in East Pittsburgh from Tuesday night. The Black Political Empowerment Project wants the Allegheny County Police Department to turn their findings over to state investigators. Seventeen-year-old Antwon Rose and shot and killed by officers as he ran from a car stopped by. Rose was unarmed, but officers say they did find two guns in the car during a search.

NBA Draft Tonight

The 2018 NBA Draft tips off tonight in Brooklyn, New York. The Phoenix Suns are expected to use their first-overall pick to tap Deandre Ayton from the University of Arizona. The Sacramento Kings are reportedly deciding between Duke’s Marvin Bagley the Third, Missouri’s Michael Porter Jr. and Slovenian star Luka Doncic or possibly even trading the number-two pick.  The Washington Wizards have a #15 and #44 pick.

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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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