State Senator Vows To Back Lynnhill Residents
The evacuated residents of the Lynnhill Condominiums are getting a high-profile supporter on their side. State Senator Anthony Muse is vowing he’ll appear before a judge today to get the power returned to the Temple Hills complex. Muse says he’s asked the state’s attorney general for an emergency hearing and he’s asking residents to come testify on their own behalf. Pepco crews shut off utility service to the condos on Tuesday because of a backlog of unpaid bills by building management. Hundreds of residents have been displaced as a result.
Drunk Driver Who Killed Cop Is Sentenced
A drunk driver who hit and killed a Montgomery County police officer has been sentenced to ten years in prison, which was the maximum penalty. Luis Reluzco was arrested last December following the incident that killed Officer Noah Leotta. The 47-year-old Reluzco later admitted to police that he was drunk driving. The incident prompted Maryland to pass “Noah’s Law” which now requires convicted drunk drivers to use ignition interlock devices.
Police Identify Movie Theater Victim
Police are identifying an 18-year-old man who was fatally shot outside a movie theater in Waldorf. Authorities say Reuel [[ RULE ]] Hicks died early this morning. Nineteen-year-old Deavan [[ DUH-von ]] Jefferson is in police custody after allegedly fleeing the scene last night. Officials say the shooting happened behind the AMC St. Charles Town Center theater when the victim stopped walking with his friends to have a conversation with his alleged attacker.
First Lady Campaigns With Clinton In North Carolina
First Lady Michelle Obama is campaigning with Hillary Clinton in North Carolina. It is the first time the two women have campaigned together in this year’s presidential election. Clinton called it possibly the most important election of modern times. North Carolina is a critical battleground state.
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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.