WACO, Texas (Reuters) - The local Harley Davidson dealership was closed, motorcycle riders were asked to stay off the roads and police snipers took to rooftops to watch Waco streets after a deadly gangland shooting caused many to cast a colder eye on bikers.
Police did not say how long the request would last.
Riders asked the public to take a breath, relax and realize that criminality is the rare exception for members of motorcycle clubs.
Ricky Jackson, who spent 39 years in jail for a murder he did not commit, is suing the police officers who allegedly helped frame him. Jackson was convicted on the testimony of a 12-year-old boy who didn’t see the crime and later retracted his statement.
Newly released documents have revealed that a week after Cleveland police officer, Timothy Loehmann killed 12-year-old Tamir Rice, the Cleveland police charged the sixth grader with “aggravated menacing” and “inducing panic,” according to The Daily Kos.
The charges, dated Nov. 29, 2014, not only add insult to injury, but show a continuation of the corrupt manner in which the Cleveland Police Department has handled this case. They have consistently attempted to deny any responsibility.
On this past Monday, Judge Dennis Porter made a decision that shocked lovers of justice across the nation. Presiding over the case against Chicago Police Officer Dante Servin, who shot and killed Rekia Boyd three years ago, Judge Porter dismissed all of the charges against Officer Servin. In his statement, Judge Porter stated,
Someone sent me an email Wednesday evening with some details on the Paul Krugman response to James Montier, which I discussed here. I had previously stated that the Krugman response was lacking meat. But it's actually worse than that. It's actually highly misleading and appears intentionally so.
Fredericksburg , VA - A Fredericksburg Police officer has resigned after an investigation
determined his use of a Taser and pepper spray on a suspected hit-and-run driver was unwarranted.
The whole incident was captured on the responding officers' body cameras.Investigators say on the
How long is a yellow light? The answer is: A minimum of three seconds, according to federal safety regulations. What happens when a mere tenth of second is shaved off that time and a yellow light lasts 2.9 seconds? If you thought, not much, you’d be wrong.
The Clinton Foundation reported Thursday that it has received as much as $26.4 million in previously undisclosed payments from major corporations, universities, foreign sources and other groups.
The disclosure came as the foundation faced questions over whether it fully complied with a 2008 ethics agreement to reveal its donors and whether any of its funding sources present conflicts of interest for Hillary Rodham Clinton as she begins her presidential campaign.
A short time ago while addressing a CEO roundtable and Business Forum in Tanzania, President Barack H. Obama, told reporters and attendees that today’s Tea Party members in the United States very closely fit the U.S. government’s profile for domestic terrorists. The President’s response came after a Tanzania businessman asked if civil unrest in the U.S. is likely to affect doing business with American companies.
Federal agencies have a history of slow-walking information requests from journalists, watchdog organizations and concerned citizens looking to get answers about how the government is spending its money or implementing certain programs.
There’s even an active lawsuit against the Obama administration filed by a watchdog group, called Cause of Action, that is alleging 12 different agencies have purposely delayed or failed to cooperate with FOIA requests in an effort to conceal information.
Jesus Delgado Rodriguez, 65, died of gunshot wounds of the head and trunk.
Jacob Lee Rhyne, 39, died of gunshot wounds to the neck.
Richard Vincent Kirshner, Jr., 47, died of gunshot wounds but the report did not specify where he was shot.
Richard Matthew Jordan, III, 31, died of gunshot wounds to the head.
Wayne Lee Campbell, 43, died of gunshot wounds to the head and trunk.
Daniel Raymond Boyett, 44, died of gunshot wounds to the head.
Matthew Mark Smith, 27, died of gunshot wounds to the trunk
In an eye-opening report conducted by the Baltimore Sun, several more details about Freddie Gray’s death have come forward.
During the Baltimore Police department’s investigation in April, sixteen videos from city surveillance cameras, which contained footage of Freddie Gray’s arrest were uploaded to the BPD YouTube Channel. One of those videos was removed, and police have not said why.
The video was from city surveillance camera #2108, mounted on top of Gilmor House.
n a press conference on Thursday, Second Judicial District Attorney Kari Brandenburg addressed the findings from a report by the New Mexico Attorney General’s office regarding actions she took after her son was accused of theft.
“I’m please this is behind us and I think it’s really important that we move forward,” Brandenburg told reporters.
Still, Brandenburg referred the APD investigation into her alleged wrongdoings to the Department of Justice.
FRESNO, CA (FPM) —
Tuesday evening, following a police chase that ended at the intersection of Sierra Vista and Belmont, a K9 officer attacked an innocent bystander standing in his own front yard. Abc30 reports the police K9 “got loose” and mauled 38-year-old Hanley Sell.
It turns out that one of the Grand Old Party’s biggest—and least discussed—challenges going into 2016 is lying in plain sight, written right into the party’s own nickname. The Republican Party voter is old—and getting older, and as the adage goes, there are two certainties in life: Death and taxes. Right now, both are enemies of the GOP and they might want to worry more about the former than the latter.
Nearly a year has passed since a Habersham County SWAT team stormed into the Phonesavanh residence, and very nearly killed their 19 month old child. The no-knock raid was prompted by an anonymous tip which suggested there were drugs in the house. As the officers forced their way into the home, they lobbed a flash grenade which wound up landing in the crib where baby “bou-bou” was sleeping. As it erupted, the infant suffered severe burns and had to be taken to the hospital, and placed in a medically induced coma.
The city has agreed to pay a former Troy Record photographer $30,000 to settle a freedom of speech and the press civil rights case pending in U.S. District Court in Albany, according to documents filed with the City Council's Finance Committee.
Jeff Couch filed the lawsuit Feb. 21, 2014 claiming that his First Amendment rights were violated when he was arrested while taking pictures of the execution of a search warrant by Colonie police on Oct. 31, 2011 at 575 Congress St.