Jury Deadlocked In Cosby, Former DC Council member Dies


Jury Deadlocked In Cosby Trial

The Pennsylvania jury is struggling to reach a verdict in the Bill Cosby sexual assault trial. After they told the judge they were deadlocked, they were told to go back and keep deliberating. The jury has been deliberating for over 30 hours after being handed the case on Monday. The 79-year-old comedian was accused of drugging and assaulting former Temple University employee Andrea Constand in 2004.

Former DC Council member Jim Graham Has Died

Former Ward 1 DC Council member Jim Graham has died.  Graham was a four-term council member and unsuccessful candidate for mayor. He was known for his colorful bow ties and equally colorful personality. He lost his Council seat to Brianne Nadeau in 2014 after he was accused of contract steering to a political contributor.  Jim Graham was 71 years old.

Third Surgery For GOP Majority Whip 

House Majority Whip Steve Scalise in undergoing a third surgery after he was gunned down yesterday morning in an ambush attack.  Scalise and four others were injured when James T. Hodgkinson open fire with an assault-style rifle at an Alexandria, Virginia baseball park. Scalise was hit in the hip and his hospitalized in critical condition.

Fourth Day Of Deliberations In Philando Castile Trial

A Ramsey County jury is in its fourth day of deliberations this morning in the trial of a St. Anthony police officer charged in the shooting death of Philando Castile last summer. Officer Jeronimo Yanez faces second-degree manslaughter after he shot and killed the St. Paul man during a traffic stop in Falcon Heights. The jury, with a makeup of five women and seven men, must decide whether the use of force by the policeman was justified.


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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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