Monday, March 25, 2019

Tag: Crime

Miami cop found not guilty for negligence after shooting unarmed man

“The difficulties posed by this case are clearly represented by the jury’s inability to come to a verdict on three of the four charged offenses.”

US has supplied UAE $27B in arms despite nation’s links to...

We look at how U.S. weapons are supporting the ongoing devastation in Yemen with William Hartung, director of the Arms and Security Project at the Center for International Policy.

Former Baltimore police sergeant indicted for planting gun and witness tampering

“Prosecuting criminals who work in police agencies is essential both to protect our communities and to support the many honorable officers whose reputations they unfairly tarnish.”

Bread, circuses, and duct tape

There is, of course, no emergency, despite the rape fantasy that the president has regularly tried to pass off as public policy.

LAPD Commander demoted after suspicious car crash

Jeff Nolte, who headed the LAPD’s Force Investigation Group, has been on paid leave since allegedly crashing his car and fleeing the scene.

San Francisco erases more than 8,000 marijuana-related convictions

District Attorney George Gascón partnered with Code for America to use a technological approach to help identify eligible cases, some going back decades.

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez grills Michael Cohen, laying out plan to probe...

“In five minutes, this freshman congresswoman just laid out a whole investigative plan for three more topics into Donald Trump’s potentially criminal activities.”

Former judge sentenced to prison for federal bribery charges

Former Reeves County Judge Jimmy Galindo admitted to accepting bribes along with a Texas politician in exchange for securing lucrative government contracts.

IHCHR: 11,800 civilians killed in US-led air strikes in Syria, Iraq

“We have massively destroyed the infrastructure and given the population a disgusting image of what may be a Western-style liberation, leaving behind the seeds of an imminent resurgence of a new adversary.”

Environmental defender murdered in Mexico days before vote on pipeline project

"This is a political crime for the human rights defense that Samir Flores Samir and the FPDTA carried out against the [project] and for people's autonomy and self-determination."

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Monsanto loses millions of dollars after Indian farmers switch to indigenous seeds

Monsanto claims that the genetically modified cotton seeds they sell are superior. So why are so many people trying to switch?

Third police officer sentenced to prison for framing black males

“These three police officers from Biscayne Park disgraced themselves and damaged the public’s trust in law enforcement."

Indiana teachers shot with pellets during school shooting drills ‘without warning’

They shot all of us across our backs. I was hit four times. It hurt so bad."

As if it couldn’t get worse, Trump budget would cut all funding for arts,...

The White House says the cuts are part of the elimination of "wasteful or unnecessary spending."

ACLU calls for investigation into police detaining ex-Marine moving into his home

After a police officer held a Marine veteran at gunpoint and handcuffed him while moving into his own house, the Kansas chapter...

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