Tulsa Police Chief Asks For DOJ Investigation
Police in Tulsa, Oklahoma are asking the Justice Department to investigate the shooting death of an unarmed black man by police Friday. The incident was videotaped and has since gone viral. Police say they responded to a call of an abandoned vehicle in the middle of the street. Dash-cam and helicopter video shows four officers responding to 40-year-old Terence Crutcher as he has his hands up in the air and walks away from them toward his vehicle.
Trump To Hold Town Hall Meeting At Ohio Church
Donald Trump is heading to the Cleveland area for a town hall meeting at a black church. The event at the New Spirit Revival Center in Cleveland Heights will be hosted by Reverend Darrell Scott, who spoke at the Republican National Convention in July, and Fox News host Sean Hannity. The church’s website says the town hall will focus on “African-American concerns” The program will be shown tomorrow night on Fox News.
Bomb Suspect’s Father Told Police In 2014 He Was Terrorist
The father of the New York bombing suspect says he called the FBI about his son in 2014. Mohammad Rahami made the claim to reporters this morning outside his fried chicken restaurant in Elizabeth, New Jersey. According to “The New York Times,” Rahami told New Jersey police two years ago his son was terrorist, but later recanted. The FBI said the statement was made out of anger about his son after his arrest for a domestic dispute. Assault charges were dismissed. Today, Mohammad Rahami told reporters he didn’t think his son is a terrorist and that the FBI knows that.
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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.