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  • Man Beaten By Mob, In Critical Condition (one of them said "Now thats justice for Trayvon.")

    04/23/2012 5:33:25 PM PDT · by Free ThinkerNY · 245 replies ^ | April 23, 2012 | WKRG Staff
    MOBILE, Alabama -- Mobile police need your help to catch a mob that beat Matthew Owens so badly that he's in critical condition. According to police, Owens fussed at some kids playing basketball in the middle of Delmar Drive about 8:30 Saturday night. They say the kids left and a group of adults returned, armed with everything but the kitchen sink. Police tell News 5 the suspects used chairs, pipes and paint cans to beat Owens. Owens' sister, Ashley Parker, saw the attack. "It was the scariest thing I have ever witnessed." Parker says 20 people, all African American, attacked...
  • Guilty Verdict in Bribe Trial (Zimmermann still asserts innocence)

    08/11/2006 1:37:07 PM PDT · by lesser_satan · 16 replies · 418+ views
    St. Paul Pioneer Press ^ | Friday, August 11, 2006 | Aron Kahn
    In gushes of anger, humor, acceptance and even gratitude, former Minneapolis City Council Member Dean Zimmermann readied himself for federal prison Thursday after a jury convicted him on three counts of political corruption. "Everything I was convicted of was manufactured by the FBI,'' Zimmermann contended as he left federal court in Minneapolis, where the verdict was read after an eight-day trial that concluded Wednesday. Seven women and five men found Zimmermann guilty of three charges related to allegations he accepted three payments totaling $7,200 from a developer who sought Zimmermann's help at City Hall....(continues)