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  • Colin Kaepernick: 'I'll continue to sit'

    08/28/2016 4:15:59 PM PDT · by GuavaCheesePuff · 150 replies
    ESPN ^ | August 28, 2016 | Nick Wagoner
    SANTA CLARA, Calif. -- San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick sat during the national anthem in each of the team's three preseason games and plans to continue to do so until he sees real change when it comes to racial oppression in the United States. "Yes, I'll continue to sit," Kaepernick said. "I'm going to continue to stand with the people that are being oppressed. To me this is something that has to change. When there's significant change and I feel like that flag represents what it's supposed to represent, this country is representing people the way that it's supposed...
  • Report: Black men, boys shot most by Chicago police

    08/27/2016 12:10:49 PM PDT · by Olog-hai · 119 replies
    Associated Press ^ | Aug 27, 2016 1:45 PM EDT
    After threatening to sue, the Chicago Tribune has obtained data from the city’s police department that tracks every time an officer has opened fire in the city over the past six years. The vast majority of those hit were black men or boys. There were 435 police shootings from 2010 through 2015, in which officers killed 92 people and wounded 170 others. In all, officers fired 2,623 bullets. The newspaper’s findings show about four out of every five people shot were African-American males. It found that about half of the officers involved were African-American or Hispanic and most of them...
  • Army Ranger Vet Tells Colin Kaepernick What He Should Be Doing Instead of Sitting Out Nat’l Anthem

    08/27/2016 2:14:43 PM PDT · by Beave Meister · 40 replies
    Independent Journal Review ^ | 8/27/2016 | JUSTEN CHARTERS
    “I understand Kaepernick’s intention, however I disagree with his means. His NBA counterparts protested the same ideas in a way that neither hurt the country, nor ignored the ideals that people of color have fought and died which; ideals represented by the symbolism of the American Flag and words of the National Anthem. As a member of a national organization, reaping the benefits of a country that apparently oppresses people who look like him, his argument is thin on a personal level. Doing what Dwayne Wade and company did at a game opener to support BLM, or making a public...
  • NFL’s Kaepernick says he’s standing up for the oppressed by sitting during anthem

    08/27/2016 1:58:09 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 113 replies
    The News & Observer ^ | August 27, 2016 | Matt Barrows
    SANTA CLARA, Calif. — Colin Kaepernick did not stand during the national anthem Friday because he refused to “show pride in a flag for a country that oppresses black people and people of color,” he told the NFL Network’s Steve Wyche after the game. “To me, this is bigger than football and it would be selfish on my part to look the other way,” Kaepernick said. “There are bodies in the street and people getting paid leave and getting away with murder.” The San Francisco 49ers quarterback has been outspoken on his Twitter and Instagram account about racial issues, including...
  • Colin Kaepernick explains why he sat during national anthem

    08/27/2016 9:53:08 AM PDT · by yoe · 50 replies
    NFL ^ | August 27, 2016 | Steve Wyche
    - San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick has willingly immersed himself into controversy by refusing to stand for the playing of the national anthem in protest of what he deems are wrongdoings against African Americans and minorities in the United States.[snip] "I am not going to stand up to show pride in a flag for a country that oppresses black people and people of color," Kaepernick told NFL Media in an exclusive interview after the game. "To me, this is bigger than football and it would be selfish on my part to look the other way. There are bodies in...
  • Colin Kaepernick Protests Anthem Due to Treatment of Minorities

    08/27/2016 9:54:56 AM PDT · by Baladas · 187 replies
    ABC News ^ | Aug 27, 2016, | Nick Wagoner and The Associated Press
    San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick says he refused to stand during the national anthem Friday due to his views on the country's treatment of racial minorities. "I am not going to stand up to show pride in a flag for a country that oppresses black people and people of color," Kaepernick told NFL Media after Friday's game. "To me, this is bigger than football and it would be selfish on my part to look the other way. There are bodies in the street and people getting paid leave and getting away with murder." Graziano: Kapernick sitting out national anthem...
  • Colin Kaepernick protests anthem over treatment of minorities

    08/27/2016 9:51:36 AM PDT · by God luvs America · 48 replies
    ESPN ^ | 8/27/2016 | ESPN.com news services
    San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick says he refused to stand during the national anthem Friday because of his views on the country's treatment of racial minorities. "I am not going to stand up to show pride in a flag for a country that oppresses black people and people of color," Kaepernick told NFL Media after Friday's game. "To me, this is bigger than football and it would be selfish on my part to look the other way. There are bodies in the street and people getting paid leave and getting away with murder." The 49ers acknowledged in a statement...
  • Colin Kaepernick sits during national anthem; 49ers defend move

    08/27/2016 7:10:25 AM PDT · by 11th_VA · 117 replies
    Sporting News ^ | 27 August 2016 | By Arthur Weinstein
    Colin Kaepernick, who has been mired in a quarterback controversy with Blaine Gabbert to see who will lead the 49ers this season, may have sparked a real controversy Friday night. Kaepernick did not stand for the national anthem before the 49ers preseason game at Levi's Stadium, although the move went unnoticed by most at the time. ProFootballTalk.com reported the story more than an hour after the game, and no reporters asked Kaepernick about it following the 49ers 21-10 loss to the Packers.But Kaepernick's action prompted the 49ers to issue a statement acknowledging that he sat during the anthem, and defending...
  • FBI agent: Missing teen Brittanee Drexel was kidnapped, shot and dumped in alligator pit

    08/26/2016 6:21:44 PM PDT · by Gamecock · 75 replies
    Charleston Post and Courier ^ | 8/26/2016 | Doug Pardue and Glenn Smith
    A teenage girl who disappeared from Myrtle Beach seven years ago was abducted, gang-raped, shot to death and thrown into an alligator-infested swamp in the dense forests near McClellanville, according to the FBI. FBI agent Gerrick Munoz this week gave the first detailed account of what investigators think happened to 17-year-old Brittanee Drexel after she disappeared in 2009. His account, contained in a federal court transcript obtained by The Post and Courier, is based on a statement from a prison inmate who claims he was present when she was killed. But a McClellanville woman whose husband and son have been...
  • Southern Poverty Law Center to list White Lives Matter movement as a hate group

    08/26/2016 12:21:15 PM PDT · by Altura Ct. · 23 replies
    Chron ^ | 8/26/2016
    The White Lives Matters movement will be listed as a hate group by the Southern Poverty Law Center when it releases its annual Hate Map this February. "I can't speak to how many chapters will be listed, but it's clear that the leadership of the group, the ends of the group -- it's just a flat out white supremacist group," said Heidi Beirich, Director of Intelligence Project at SPLC, in an interview with Chron.com. "The ideology behind it, the racist leaders, everything about it is racist," Beirich added. The leadership Beirich refers to is 40-year-old Rebecca Barnette. In addition to...
  • Watch Black Lives Matter Protester Argue ‘White Lives Matter Too Much’

    08/25/2016 4:02:27 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 23 replies
    The Blaze ^ | August 25, 2016 | Josiah Ryan
    A protester outside City Hall in New York City earlier this month shocked several passers-by with a provocative sign that read, “White lives matter too much.” In a curbside interview with TheBlaze, he argued that the value of white Americans should be brought down in order to help black and brown Americans level up. “If a certain group is undervalued, that means another group has to be overvalued,” he explained. “We know that black and brown bodies are undervalued in our society. Maybe we should start thinking about not only who is undervalued but who is overvalued in our society.”(continued)
  • Bargain brawl! Female shoppers pile in to huge fight in the middle of a Chicago Walmart

    08/22/2016 3:30:25 PM PDT · by Gamecock · 97 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 8/22/2016
    A massive fight that broke out inside an Illinois Walmart ended with a woman having her clothes ripped off. The all-out brawl occurred inside the store in Crestwood, south of Chicago, and was all captured on video by a witness. The fracas involved four women and was attempted to be stopped by a single male security guard, who got lost in the fight. A woman at the center of the brawl had her top pulled down in the melee, exposing her breasts.
  • 40 Of Weekend's Shooting Victims Had Been Arrested 672 Times, Top Cop Says

    08/22/2016 11:19:28 AM PDT · by simpson96 · 30 replies
    dnainfo.com ^ | 8/15/2016 | Alex Nitkin
    BRONZEVILLE — After another brutally violent weekend in Chicago, Police Supt. Eddie Johnson appeared impatient and exasperated Monday as he renewed his plea for judges and legislators to help keep repeat gun offenders off the streets."Any leader in the city of Chicago that thinks what we're seeing out on the streets is OK, shouldn't be a leader," Johnson said, his voice swelling. "Go to those neighborhoods and live there, and tell me how you feel then."Those killed over the weekend included 23-year-old Abner Garcia, an Army veteran with no criminal history, and 19-year-old Arshell Dennis, a college student whose father...
  • Notre Dame Football Players Arrested On Gun, Marijuana, Battery Charges

    08/22/2016 11:12:13 AM PDT · by simpson96 · 26 replies
    Reuters ^ | 8/21/2016 | Frank McGurty
    (Reuters) - Six University of Notre Dame football players were arrested in Indiana overnight, five on suspicion of marijuana possession and the sixth after an altercation at a local bar, officials and local media reported on Saturday.Devin Butler, identified as a cornerback on the nationally ranked team, was arrested early Saturday morning on suspicion of battery and resisting law enforcement, both felonies, after a fight at a bar in South Bend, the St. Joseph County Police Department said. An affidavit claimed that “a police officer said the player punched and slammed him to the ground outside a bar,” NBC Sports...
  • Cubs Apologize After Playing ‘Smack My Bitch Up’ for Accused Domestic Abuser

    08/15/2016 3:08:14 PM PDT · by Enchante · 55 replies
    New York Magazine ^ | August 15, 2016 | Gabriella Paiella
    For some reason, playing a song in which 50 percent of the lyrics are the exact phrase “smack my bitch up” for an accused domestic abuser didn’t quite sit right with people, leading the Cubs to issue the following formal apology: "The selection of this track showed a lack of judgment and sensitivity to an important issue. We have terminated our relationship with the employee responsible for making the selection and will be implementing stronger controls to review and approve music before public broadcast during our games."
  • Again! Another False Media Narrative Fed Violence and Riots in Milwaukee

    08/15/2016 1:39:11 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 23 replies
    Rush Limbaugh.com ^ | August 15, 2016 | Rush Limbaugh
    BEGIN TRANSCRIPT RUSH: All right. Ann Althouse pointed this out -- at least this is where I found this, where I saw it, Ann Althouse on her website, on her blog. At 10:06 a.m. -- and I guess this was yesterday -- unrest in Milwaukee. New York Times headline: "Unrest in Milwaukee After Police Fatally Shoot Unarmed Man." Now, this is important because the shooter was not unarmed. Not only was he armed, he had a record. There was a photo posted of him somewhere aiming a gun at the camera. He looks unsavory. There's no question. He's got a...
  • Gunshots at Crabtree Valley Mall (Raleigh, NC): 'It was chaos'

    08/13/2016 2:08:00 PM PDT · by Dubh_Ghlase · 24 replies
    www.wral.com ^ | 08/13/2016 | wral.com
    RALEIGH, N.C. — Shoppers in Raleigh described chaos Saturday afternoon after at least one gunshot rang out in the crowded Crabtree Valley Mall. Hours after the report of the shots, police had yet to identify a shooter, find anyone with gunshot wounds or make any arrests. Elisabeth Hammond was in the food court when she heard shots nearby. "I'm a country girl, I know what gunfire sounds like," she said. "I felt it in my chest."... Read more at http://www.wral.com/police-gunshots-fired-in-crabtree-valley-mall-no-suspects-in-custody/15926525/#kxwj7F52Zp5zGktm.99
  • Sister of Milwaukee man fatally shot by police urges crowd to torch suburbs: ‘Burn that s– down!’

    08/15/2016 12:37:45 PM PDT · by jazusamo · 131 replies
    The Washington Times ^ | August 15, 2016 | Douglass Ernst
    20 second video at link. The sister of a Milwaukee man fatally shot by police over the weekend told a group Sunday that they should burn the suburbs down. Sylville K. Smith was shot in the chest and arm by a black police officer on Saturday, which prompted violent protests, looting, and arson. One of Mr. Smith’s sisters, Sherelle, was caught on video at the charred remains of a BP gas station telling a crowd to set the suburbs ablaze.
  • Black Lives Matter: The Kardashians Are Racist For Appropriating Black Style LOL!

    08/13/2016 8:31:18 AM PDT · by rktman · 42 replies
    dailycaller.com ^ | 8/12/2016 | Dipka Bhambhani
    A prominent Black Lives Matter activist said celebrities like Kim Kardashian, Katy Perry and Chrissy Teigen are misappropriating black style and disrespecting the black community when they wear their hair in “boxer braids.” “Boxer braids” is the new term for cornrows — a hairstyle that black women and men have worn for hundreds of years. But, Shanelle Matthews, a prominent Black Lives Matter activist who has led communications for the group since January, criticized the Kardashians for sporting the hairstyle. “Banking on blackness is a shameful enterprise, and the Kardashians are no better than racist judges, prison officials and corporations...
  • Marine who was court-martialed after putting up Bible verse at her desk loses 1st Amendment appeal

    08/11/2016 5:50:45 PM PDT · by Libloather · 118 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 8/11/16 | James Wilkinson
    Marine who was court-martialed after putting up Bible verse at her desk loses First Amendment appeal in 'outrageous' federal court decisionA Marine who was court-martialed after refusing to take biblical verses down from her desk has lost her federal appeal, in a decision her representative called 'outrageous'. Marine Lance Corporal Monifa Sterling lost a 2014 court-martial at her base in Camp Lejeune, North Carolina, based in part on her refusal to remove the verses. She challenged that action but was told Wednesday that she had lost the case after it was ruled that the order was not a 'substantial burden'...
  • Debate flares after black college students seek a non-white roommate

    08/12/2016 11:58:05 AM PDT · by NRx · 57 replies
    WaPo ^ | 08-11-2016 | Nick Anderson and Susan Svrluga
    In most respects, the roommate-wanted notice seemed routine. Three students at the Claremont colleges in Southern California were looking for a fourth this summer to join them in an off-campus house. They added a caveat in parentheses: “POC only,” they said, using a common abbreviation for people of color. When a classmate challenged that condition, the Pitzer College student who posted the notice on Facebook pushed back. “It’s exclusive [because] I don’t want to live with any white folks,” wrote Karé Ureña, who is black. The online comments touched off a debate this week over race at Pitzer and neighboring...
  • Protesters call for Rizzo statue to come down

    08/12/2016 10:43:16 AM PDT · by Phillyred · 47 replies
    Philly.com
    Anti-police brutality activists briefly put a white hood on the the statue of Frank Rizzo, Philadelphia's controversial former police commissioner and mayor, to call attention to demands for what they call a symbol of discrimination be taken down. More than 950 people have signed a petition that calls for the statue to be taken down. More than 950 people have signed a petition that calls for the statue to be removed, though only two demonstrators were at Friday's protest. "Rizzo was an unrepentant racist who stopped at nothing to torture and hold Philadelphia's African-American community as his personal hostages," the...
  • BLM releases draft Gunnison sage-grouse plan ( Colorado, Utah ..)

    08/12/2016 8:46:04 AM PDT · by george76 · 22 replies
    Grand Junction Media ^ | August 11, 2016 | Dennis Webb
    The BLM released its draft environmental impact statement Thursday. It is proposing amending up to 11 resource management plans in the two states. In 2014, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service determined the Gunnison sage-grouse requires listing as a threatened species under the Endangered Species Act. ... about 5,000 breeding Gunnison sage-grouse live in the two states. Some 4,000 live in the Gunnison Basin, and the others in six satellite populations in Colorado and a seventh in Utah. ... Fish and Wildlife pointed to the low numbers of birds in the other populations and their range of habitat threats as...
  • Nearly 100 people shot in Chicago in less than a week

    08/12/2016 5:24:04 AM PDT · by Zakeet · 42 replies
    Chicago Tribune ^ | August 11, 2016 | Alexandra Chachkevitch
    Nearly 100 people have been shot in Chicago in less than a week, pushing the number of shooting victims so far this year to more than 2,500 - about 800 more than this time last year, according to data kept by the Tribune. Between last Friday afternoon and early Thursday, at least 99 people were shot in the city, 24 of them fatally. At least nine people were killed on Monday alone, the deadliest day in Chicago in 13 years, according to Tribune data. Among the wounded that day was a 10-year-old boy shot in the back as he played...
  • Black Students Don’t Want to Share Residence with White People

    08/12/2016 7:02:13 AM PDT · by rickmichaels · 69 replies
    Truth Revolt ^ | Aug. 10, 2016 | Trey Sanchez
    Livng with a white person is threatening to the safe space expected by some black students at Claremont Colleges in California. Campus Reform uncovered a roommate search on Facebook from three (presumably) black students looking for a fourth person to share the rent with near campus and it stressed that no white people need apply [all sic]: Hey all, Sajo Jefferson, Isaac Tucker-Rasbury and I [Karé Ureña] want to live off campus at [redacted] but we need a 4th person!!Shmoney: $450 for rent $200 security deposit $45 utilitiesWe’re a litty crew, cum get litty with us. Please feel free to...
  • Court Must Dismiss Police Lawsuits Against Marilyn Mosby (says Michael Brown lawyer)

    08/09/2016 11:01:51 AM PDT · by Olog-hai · 37 replies
    News One ^ | 08/08/2016 | Benjamin L. Crump
    Lawsuits filed by Baltimore police officers against Baltimore State Attorney Marilyn Mosby must be dismissed, according to the law. The United States Supreme Court ruled that prosecutors acting within the scope of their duties in pursuing criminal prosecution are immune from civil suits.The role of a prosecutor in a criminal case is to seek justice and represent the People of a given jurisdiction against a person charged with committing a criminal offense. This is exactly what Marilyn Mosby did when the officers involved in Freddie Gray’s death, which the medical examiner ruled a homicide, were indicted by a grand jury....
  • Young man killed in Raleigh shooting; homeowner charged with murder

    08/08/2016 10:36:56 AM PDT · by RightGeek · 63 replies
    WNCN ^ | 8/8/2016 | uncredited
    A young man was killed by a shotgun blast near a Raleigh home Sunday morning and the homeowner where the shooting happened has been charged with murder, Raleigh police said. [SNIP] During a 911 call at 12:57 a.m., the caller said that he fired a shot while several people were outside his home and they had guns. “We have a house.. we have a lot of people outside of our house yelling and shouting obscenities. I yelled at them ‘please leave the premises.’ They were showing firearms, so I fired a warning shot and we got someone that got hit,”...
  • Culture change? Top cop swiftly pulls badges of officers in shooting

    07/30/2016 10:27:39 PM PDT · by Enchante · 140 replies
    Chicago Tribune ^ | July 30, 2016 | Jeremy Gorner , Annie Sweeney and William Lee
    The confrontation between O'Neal and the officers happened about 7:30 p.m. Thursday after officers tried to stop O'Neal as he drove a Jaguar that had reportedly been stolen in Bolingbrook. As O'Neal drove north in the 7400 block of South Merrill Avenue, he struck a responding police SUV and a parked car, police sources told the Tribune. Two officers opened fire as O'Neal continued into the 7300 block of Merrill. O'Neal then collided with another police SUV, causing significant damage, and fled from the car. A third officer chased him and shot him behind a nearby residence, the sources said....
  • Prosecutor Marilyn Mosby Just Accused Police of Another Crime Without Any Evidence

    07/29/2016 3:54:03 PM PDT · by Boomer · 39 replies
    Law Newz ^ | July 27th, 2016 | Chris White
    On Wednesday, Mosby was back in front of the cameras where she made extraordinary shocking allegations against the Baltimore Police Department, again. A defiant Mosby refused to take any accountability for her rush to judgment in charging the six police officers just over one year ago. Instead, she chose to blame the Baltimore police investigators for her inability to sustain a single criminal charge against the accused officers. Mosby accused investigators of intentionally trying to harm the state’s ability to bring charges, even going so far as to claim investigators committed a felony by manufacturing evidence in the case. Yes,...
  • Uniformed Alexandria officer denied service at Noodles & Company

    07/28/2016 9:07:24 AM PDT · by CreviceTool · 31 replies
    FOX 5 ^ | July 27, 2016 (updated) | FOX5 Staff
    ALEXANDRIA, VA A uniformed Virginia police officer was denied service at a Noodles & Company restaurant Monday evening. The Alexandria Police Department said one of the restaurant's cooks refused to serve her while she was wearing a uniform. As the officer was standing in line at the Noodles & Company location on Duke Street in Alexandria, the department says a female cook came out from the back and told the cashier, 'You better pull me off the line, because I'm not serving that,' gesturing at the officer. The department says the cashier and the cook started laughing, and the officer...
  • Freddie Gray officers suing prosecutor Marilyn Mosby

    07/28/2016 9:05:37 AM PDT · by Navy Patriot · 51 replies
    CNN Commie News ^ | July 28, 2016
    Baltimore State's Attorney Marilyn Mosby is going from prosecutor to civil defendant in connection with the case of the death of Freddie Gray. On Wednesday, Mosby announced that charges against three officers still facing trial were being dropped. Mosby gave only a statement, but had to leave without taking questions because five of the officers in the case have filed lawsuits against her. Officers Garrett Miller, Edward Nero and William Porter as well as Sgt. Alicia White and Lt. Brian Rice are suing Mosby and Maj. Samuel Cogen of the Baltimore Sheriff's Office. Cogen was the law enforcement officer who...
  • Swarm of teenagers caught on camera stealing gas station snacks

    07/26/2016 6:57:30 PM PDT · by massmike · 70 replies
    wcvb.com ^ | 07/26/2016 | n/a
    BOSTON —About 20 teenagers mobbed a Roslindale gas station over the weekend, grabbing items from the convenience store before running out, authorities said. The group inside for about 10 seconds before they rush out again. A customer who was fueling his car presses himself up against his vehicle to avoid them. "This is the first time I've seen teenagers so young do this," Gloria Mantas said. "They were laughing. They were laughing. They thought it was fun." Video from a camera inside the shop shows the crowd raiding the ice cream cooler, candy racks and soda refrigerator.
  • Teen aimed at JPSO deputy; sheriff believes gun malfunctioned(mugshot)(video)

    07/27/2016 3:37:47 PM PDT · by BBell · 81 replies
    NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune ^ | 7/17/16 | Michelle Hunter, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune
    The teen shot and killed by a Jefferson Parish deputy sheriff in a Metairie warehouse late Tuesday (July 26) had attempted to fire his weapon but the gun may have malfunctioned, Jefferson Parish Sheriff Newell Normand said in a press conference. "Devon Martes tried to kill one of my officers," Normand said, referring to the 17-year-old man who was killed. "Devon Martes is not the victim. The victim in this case is Deputy Dave Dalton." The shooting took place just before midnight at 4013 N. Interstate 10 Service Road inside a warehouse used to sort and distribute newspapers to dealers...
  • Prosecutor in Freddie Gray case: I'm not anti-police

    07/27/2016 10:31:50 AM PDT · by PROCON · 29 replies
    CNN ^ | July 27, 2016 | Ray Sanchez and Dana Ford
    (CNN)Shortly after being elected last year, Baltimore State's Attorney Marilyn Mosby said prosecutors like her in the troubled city had the "toughest job in America." It's not getting any easier. After three Baltimore police officers were acquitted in recent months of charges related to last year's high-profile death of Freddie Gray, prosecutors announced Wednesday they were dropping all charges against the three remaining officers facing trial in connection with Gray's death. The news was a defeat for Mosby, who had announced the charges against the six officers in May 2015 -- four months after she took the job as the...
  • Homicide rate surging for black Chicagoans, report finds(BREAKING NEWS ALERT!)

    07/27/2016 9:36:12 AM PDT · by rktman · 30 replies
    chicagotribune.com ^ | 7/26/2016 | Dan Hinkel
    Chicago's per capita homicide rate climbed over the last decade, and the chances of an African-American being killed in the city spiked drastically, according to a new report. From 2005 to 2015, the city went from 17.3 homicides per 100,000 residents to a rate of about 18.8, according to a report from the Injury Prevention and Research Center at the Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago. But the report held particularly troubling news for African-Americans. The rate for blacks in Chicago jumped from 36.1 homicides per 100,000 residents in 2005 to 46.5 a decade later. Other studies have shown steep drops...
  • Dr. Dre cited on gun charge following driveway encounter

    07/26/2016 8:17:47 AM PDT · by rktman · 24 replies
    cnsnews.com ^ | 7/26/2016 | unkinown
    MALIBU, Calif. (AP) — Dr. Dre has been cited after a man says the rapper pointed a handgun at him. The Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department says the man told them he was parked outside a Malibu, California, home when Dre ordered him to leave and showed a gun. Dre, whose real name is Andre Young, told sheriff's deputies he didn't have a gun and that the man was blocking his driveway. He says the man moved his car but parked nearby. He says the man drove off after Dre recorded video of him.
  • Fort Myers nightclub shooting: 2 dead, at least 13 injured

    07/25/2016 2:00:37 AM PDT · by Enchante · 82 replies
    CNN ^ | July 25, 2016 | Christine Sever
    Two people are dead and at least 13 others injured during a shooting at a Fort Myers, Florida, nightclub, according to Captain Jim Mulligan with the Fort Myers Police. Developing story - more to come
  • Attorney refuses to remove Black Lives Matter pin, taken into custody

    07/24/2016 2:43:14 PM PDT · by lowbridge · 65 replies
    wishtv.com ^ | July 26, 2016 | Amanda smith
    An attorney was removed from court and taken into custody after a judge declared her in contempt for refusing to take off a Black Lives Matter pin. Youngstown Municipal Court Judge Robert Milich said Attorney Andrea Burton was in contempt of court for refusing to remove the pin in his courtroom as instructed. Burton was sentenced to five days in jail, but she has been released on a stay while an appeal is underway. Burton will stay out of jail during the appeals process as long as she obeys Milich’s order not to wear items that make a political statement...
  • The Marxist Lesbians who Founded #BlackLivesMatter

    07/24/2016 8:47:47 AM PDT · by Oldpuppymax · 11 replies
    The Coach's Team ^ | 7/24/16 | Doug Book
    “BLM is a gay group. It was started by two lesbians and its most prominent spokesman is a gay man.” Of course Ann Coulter’s revelation of the homosexual/lesbian/queer/bi-sexual/transsexual bent of #BlackLivesMatter Founders and VIPs may not apply to Charles Wade, BLM activist and Co-Founder of Operation Help or Hush, the organization which attempted to posthumously transform Ferguson thug Michael Brown into an abused Teddy Bear. Wade was arrested in College Park, Maryland this past April for sex trafficking—that is, pimping—a 17 year old girl in the motel where he was staying. No doubt Wade was raising funds for the cause....
  • Gunmen Identified In Murder Of (Kansas City) Police Captain

    07/23/2016 9:44:06 AM PDT · by Zakeet · 70 replies
    Law Officer ^ | July 22, 2016
    Two men are being held in connection with the fatal shooting of a Kansas City, KS police captain, KCTV5 has learned. Prosecutor Jerome Gorman says Jamaal Lewis and Daqon Sipple, the men in jail in connection with Capt. Robert Melton's death, may not be charged until Thursday. Police say they are not looking for any other suspects at this time. Lewis, 20, was booked late Tuesday night in Wyandotte County jail on first-degree murder. Sipple, 18, was booked hours earlier on aggravated assault of a law enforcement officer and use of a deadly weapon. KCTV5 spoke to Clarette Monroe,...
  • It’s Official: Leftists Failed at Protesting GOP Convention

    07/23/2016 10:07:58 AM PDT · by Mechanicos · 81 replies
    Brietbart ^ | 21 July 2016 | Brandon Darby
    Leftists promised rage at the 2016 Republican National Convention and failed to deliver. The anarchists and Black Lives Matter radicals tried their hardest and simply couldn’t get anyone to show up to participate in their efforts to attack Republicans and treat police officers badly. The attempt to turn the 2016 convention into a warzone–as their movement had done at the 2008 convention–simply failed. The Cleveland anarchists and radical leftists failed and simply sucked at organizing. This year’s fireworks from the “revolutionaries” proved their movement to be even more impotent than did their failures in 2012 at the Tampa convention. .......
  • Should Students Learn About Black Lives Matter in School?

    07/21/2016 12:44:10 PM PDT · by GuavaCheesePuff · 24 replies
    The Atlantic ^ | July 21, 2016 | Haley Glatter
    If the Chicago social-studies teacher Gregory Michie waits for a textbook to teach his students about the Black Lives Matter movement, the first seventh-graders to hear the lesson won’t be born for another seven years. Despite the historical implications of that movement, bureaucratic timelines all but quash any possibility that students might learn about today’s events from an actual history textbook in the near future. According to Anthony Pellegrino, an assistant professor of education at the University of Tennessee-Knoxville, many school districts receive new books on a seven-year cycle. However, in some states, schools don’t receive new books for 10...
  • Man sucker-punched while walking quietly down the street

    07/19/2016 7:10:43 AM PDT · by TigerClaws · 49 replies
    Disturbing video released Tuesday shows a man randomly punching a 65-year-old man in the face as he’s walking along a Brooklyn Heights street. The attack was captured on surveillance video and shows the suspect walking with a group of people down Joralemon Street near the corner of Henry Street, as the victim is walking in the opposite direction around 11:15 p.m. July 6.
  • 13 Black Lives Matter "Protesters" Arrested After Blocking Interstate 95 Traffic Richmond Va

    07/19/2016 6:38:11 AM PDT · by mbarker12474 · 53 replies
    NBC 12 Television Richmond Virginia ^ | 18 July 2016 | NBC 12 TV Reporters Shawn Maclauchlan, Chris Thomas, Stephanie Robusto
    13 Black Lives Matter protesters arrested after blocking I-95S traffic Monday, July 18 By Shawn Maclauchlan, Senior Digital Content Producer and Chris Thomas, Anchor and Stephanie Robusto, Reporter RICHMOND, VA (WWBT) - I-95S is back open after Black Lives Matter protesters blocked off traffic near Belvidere on Monday. At least a dozen protesters blocked off all southbound lanes around 5:45 p.m. and draped a sign on the overpass. Several State Police cruisers, as well as Richmond Police and a helicopter, arrived on scene. Lanes reopened around 6:20 p.m. "It's good for us," said Black Lives Matter supporter Melinda Watkins. "These...
  • Baltimore police lieutenant cleared in Freddie Gray death

    07/18/2016 8:35:41 AM PDT · by KeyLargo · 33 replies
    NY Post ^ | Jul 18, 2016 | By David K. Li
    Baltimore police lieutenant cleared in Freddie Gray death By David K. Li July 18, 2016 | 10:42am Baltimore police lieutenant cleared in Freddie Gray death A Baltimore judge on Monday cleared the highest-ranking cop tied to Freddie Gray’s death. Lt. Brian Rice was found not guilty of involuntary manslaughter and reckless endangerment in a bench trial before Baltimore Circuit Court Judge Barry Williams. Prosecutors had blamed Rice for Gray’s death because he did not put a seat belt on the prisoner when Gray was loaded into the back of a police van. Gray, 25, died from spinal cord injuries he...
  • Baton Rouge officer: Alton Sterling reached for a gun before he was shot

    07/12/2016 8:05:40 PM PDT · by Faith Presses On · 43 replies
    CNN ^ | 7/12/16 | Holly Yan, Joshua Berlinger and Faith Robinson
    The Louisiana police officers who fatally shot a black man pinned to the ground did so after seeing the man reach for a gun, a Baton Rouge detective said. ... "While the officers were attempting to subdue the subject the officers observed the butt of a gun in the subject's front pants pocket," Cook wrote.
  • Philando Castile had a permit to carry from Hennepin County

    07/13/2016 5:19:06 PM PDT · by Timpanagos1 · 267 replies
    Fox 9 ^ | 7/13/16 | Ashley Cole
    The family of Philando Castile has shared a copy of his permit to carry letter with Fox 9. The permit was issued by Hennepin County on June 4, 2015.
  • Three Police Officers killed IN Baton Rouge

    07/17/2016 7:46:24 AM PDT · by BenLurkin · 1,754 replies
    Just a breaking news report over KTLA so far
  • Cleveland police: 7 shootings reported Friday, overnight

    07/16/2016 11:43:25 AM PDT · by bigcat32 · 11 replies
    cleveland.com ^ | July 16, 2016 at 12:46 PM, updated July 16, 2016 at 1:24 PM | Chanda Neely
    CLEVELAND, Ohio — Cleveland police are investigating seven shootings reported Friday evening and early Saturday. A 29-year-old woman died and a 2-year-old remains in intensive care after two separate drive-by shootings on the city's East Side on Friday, police said. And five people were shot outside the Agora Theatre and Ballroom early Saturday morning. Here's a roundup of the shootings provided by Cleveland police:
  • Police arrest fourth person in police shooting plot, a 12-year-old boy

    07/16/2016 8:53:43 AM PDT · by BBell · 28 replies
    NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune ^ | 7/15/16 | Kevin Litten, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune
    Baton Rouge Police on Friday (July 15) said they have arrested a fourth person, a 12-year-old boy, who they say was involved in a plot to kill police with handguns stolen from a city pawn shop. Police said they worked with the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms to to identify the boy. They had already arrested three other people -- an unnamed 13-year old, Antonio Thomas, 17 and Malik Bridgewater, 20.Officials said on Tuesday that they had not yet identified who the fourth person was, but that they believed the person still had two handguns that were unaccounted for...