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Former WYPR news editor acquitted of assault

Former WYPR news editor acquitted of assault

A former radio reporter and managing news editor for WYPR has been acquitted of assault charges stemming from a fight with his son on Halloween, 2013. Sunni Khalid, who previously also worked for NPR and The Baltimore Sun, stabbed his son Hassan in the arm and the abdomen during the altercation at his house in Joppa, in Harford County.  “My son is two inches taller, 30 years younger, and 30 pounds heavier [than I],” Khalid told City Paper previously. “He put me in a choke hold. I was blacking out.” Harford Sheriff’s deputies arrived and arrested Khalid, who was held in jail for five days. He says the deputies never interviewed him or other...