Daily Archives: June 17, 2020

Mother of Man Fatally Shot by Police While Handcuffed in Cruiser Petitions for Case Reopening

The mother of a man shot and killed by police while handcuffed in a police cruiser 27 years ago is petitioning the Prince George’s County state’s attorney to take another look at her son’s case. Archie Elliott, 24, was stopped in 1993 by a District Heights police officer for driving erratically. A Prince George’s County police officer arrived as backup….

Red Cross Offering COVID-19 Antibody Tests to Blood Donors

The American Red Cross is offering coronavirus antibody tests to people who donate blood. The Red Cross says when the pandemic hit, blood donations plummeted, but the supply lasted because hospitals suspended elective surgeries. “But now that those surgeries are back on the books, we’re in an urgent situation right now,†said Regina Bratton Boothe of the Red Cross. The…