Saturday December 10, 2016

Archive for the ‘Law’ Category

Vandal Tears Apart Car For 6 Hours While Passersby Watch and Take Pictures

A woman is left in tears and without a car after vandal went to town on her vehicle for hours while passersby stopped to take pictures instead of help. Making it even harder for her is that she just lost her job and only has liability insurance.  More…

Oakland warehouse where 36 died in vicious fire shown before the deadly blaze

Shocking video and images have emerged from inside the doomed Oakland warehouse depicting a squalid ‘hell-hole’ not fit to live in – as a tenant told how cats urinated everywhere and it was the venue for an orgy. The footage and photos show the living quarters of some of the residents of the building known as the Oakland Ghost Ship.  More…

A Bergdahl pardon would be Obama’s final military betrayal

Will President Obama betray our military one last time by pardoning Bowe Bergdahl? He’s already imposed rules of engagement that protect our enemies, kill our soldiers and deny us victory. He’s targeted the US Armed Forces for social engineering, undermining combat effectiveness. He dishonored our dead by throwing away our success in Iraq.  More…

Former ‘Brat Pack’ star Anthony Michael Hall charged with attacking neighbor

Breakfast Club” actor Anthony Michael Hall is facing a charge of felony battery with serious bodily injury after he allegedly shoved a neighbor to the ground and broke his wrist, according to authorities. The incident occurred at Hall’s Playa del Rey condominium complex on Sept. 13, when a neighbor left a gate open, according to authorities.  More…

Abducted jogger found alive bound on side of interstate

A California woman who was reported missing earlier this month was found safe early Thursday after flagging down a motorist on Interstate 5 nearly 150 miles away from her home, officials said. Authorities are looking for “a dark-colored SUV with two Hispanic females armed with a handgun,” according to the sheriff.  More…

Woman accused of murder, kidnapping baby was living in US illegally

A Dallas woman accused of killing a Wichita mother and taking her baby was in the country illegally when she was released from a Kansas jail this summer before immigration officials had a chance to request she be held, law enforcement authorities said Wednesday.  More…

San Antonio ‘cop-killer’ staked out police headquarters before shooting

The man who fatally shot a Texas cop as he sat in his patrol car writing a traffic ticket was arrested Monday, authorities said — revealing that Otis Tyrone McKane, 31, had staked out police headquarters hours before the murder.  More…

Cops douse pipeline protesters in subfreezing weather

Authorities on Monday defended their decision to douse protesters with water during a skirmish in subfreezing weather near the Dakota Access oil pipeline, and organizers said at least 17 protesters were taken to the hospital — including some who were treated for hypothermia.  More…

Update: Missouri Patrol Will Pay $9 Million To Family Of Handcuffed Drowning Victim

The state of Missouri has agreed to pay $9 million to relatives of an Iowa college student who drowned in 2014 while in the custody of a state trooper. Brandon Ellingson, 20, drowned in May 2014 while in the custody of a Missouri state trooper on the Lake of the Ozarks. He was detained and handcuffed by Missouri Trooper Tony Piercy when he went into the water.  More…

Woman punched by Flagstaff cop says video is ‘disturbing’

An Arizona police officer captured on video punching a woman in the face during her arrest has been placed on administrative leave while the Flagstaff police department investigates the officer’s actions, the department said Thursday.  More…

Missouri to pay millions for student’s drowning in handcuffs

The state of Missouri will pay $9 million to the family of an Iowa college student who drowned in handcuffs while in the custody of a state trooper.  More…

Why crime in Chicago soars while New York is safer than ever

New York saw a 5.6 percent decline in murders this year through October — to 286, down from 303 — the Windy City recorded 625 murders over the same time, despite having a population one-third the size of New York’s. A high-ranking NYPD official credited the city’s increasing safety to the widespread, targeted deployment of cops on foot patrol.  More…

Dad who left toddler to die in hot car found guilty of murder

The Georgia man who left his 22-month old son inside his hot SUV for nearly seven hours — killing him slowly — was found guilty of murder on Monday.  More…

Anti-Trump Protests Continue; Opponents Call Them Hypocrites

Demonstrators took to the streets across the country to express their outrage over Donald Trump’s unexpected presidential win. “As a white, queer person, we need unity with people of color, we need to stand up,” said Claire Bye, a 15-year-old sophomore at Academy High School. “I’m fighting for my rights as an LGBTQ person. I’m fighting for the rights of brown people, black people, Muslim people.”  More…

White House open to a Clinton pardon

The White House isn’t ruling out the possibility of Hillary Clinton receiving a last-minute pardon from President Obama — even though she hasn’t been charged with a crime. Asked at Wednesday’s press briefing whether Obama had considered utilizing his unique executive power, press secretary Josh Earnest was cryptic.  More…