Tragedy has struckk the family of a veteran staffer for Rep. Elijah Cummings, a Democrat from Maryland. Katie Malone, the 11-year staffer for Cummings, escaped a fire in her home, only to learn that six of her nine children perished in the blaze.
“A tragedy like this touches everybody in our city,” Baltimore Mayor Catherine E. Pugh said at a news conference in front of the Malone home, notes The Baltimore Sun. “To know that so many children are not going to be with us as a result of this incident is so painful.
What I want to ask Baltimore to do is to pray for the family. … It’s hard to say anything other than to pray for the family.” Read the full article here ▶