Man Stabs Wife, Relative, Himself In Upper Marlboro
Authorities are investigating a potential double murder-suicide attempt in Prince George’s County. Police say a woman and her relative were stabbed in the 97-hundred block of Pompey Court in Upper Marlboro around 8:00 this morning. Investigators believe the woman’s husband stabbed the two before stabbing himself at a nearby location. The victims reportedly suffered life-threatening injuries. The suspect has also been taken to the hospital with minor injuries.
PGPD Officer Pleads Guilty To Upskirt Photos
A Prince George’s County Police officer has pled guilty to taking upskirt photos of multiple women. James Sims was allegedly caught taking the pictures on an off-duty DC Police officer in June. The off-duty officer chased Sims out of the store, spotted his license plate as he drove away, and alerted the authorities. Investigators reportedly discovered that Sims would perform traffic stops on women, and take discrete pictures of them while they were pulled over. Sentencing is scheduled for February 17th.
Ellison Won’t Attend Inauguration
Minnesota Congressman Keith Ellison will not attend Friday’s inauguration of Donald Trump as the country’s 45th President. Ellison is in the running to take over as Democratic National Committee chairman and said on Twitter he “will not celebrate a man who preaches a politics of division and hate.” More than 30 Democrats in the House are not going to attend.
DC Court: Trump Team Can Choose Protest Sites
Those planning to protest the inauguration of Donald Trump have been dealt a blow. The DC Court of Appeals unanimously ruled this morning that the Trump inaugural committee can choose the location of demonstrations along the parade route. Protest groups were hoping to use the symbolic location of the Trump International Hotel as home base for Friday’s parade, but now the Trump team will likely close it off.
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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.