The Maryland National Guard is being called to active duty


Arrested for allegedly raping an 11 year old child. Allegheny County Police Department say that 29 year old Joshua Pollard was arrested in Bellevue last night with assistance from multiple law enforcement agencies or responded to a residence on Lincoln Avenue. They say Pollard through a handgun out a third floor window. Just before he was arrested. Two people were hit by a car while walking near the library and book in Brookline last evening. Police say the pedestrians were hit on Brookline Boulevard. Both victims were taken to the hospital in stable condition. Driver remained on the scene. No word yet on whether that driver will face charges Maryland Governor Larry Hogan has declared a state of emergency ahead of President elect Joe Biden's inauguration. WJZ reporter Amy Kawada has more the Maryland National Guard is being called to active duty 1000 members will be president Washington D. C to aid and security efforts on Inauguration Day. Extra security will also be in place at the Statehouse complex. Maryland Capitol police along with Maryland state, police and Other law enforcement agencies will have new and enhanced efforts around Annapolis government campus. Those measures include additional officers, extra identification, screening and access limitations. Governor. Hogan also asked the White House for a presidential disaster declaration, which would allow states and local governments to be reimbursed for costs from responding to the deadly riot at the U. S Capitol last week. The U. S government carries out the 13th and final federal execution under President Trump's administration. CBS News correspondent Jennifer Keiper has more Dustin Higgs, convicted in the killings of three women in a Maryland wildlife refuge in 1996 was the third inmate to receive a lethal injection this week at the federal prison in Terre Haute, Indiana. In his final statement, Higgs mentioned the victims by name and insisted he was innocent. The Justice Department under President Trump resumed federal executions last year. Following a 17 year hiatus. President elect Joe Biden opposes the federal death penalty. Jennifer Keiper CBS NEWS NASA takes another step toward its goal of returning humans to the moon by 2024 with a crucial test this afternoon

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