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  • Missouri cop was badly beaten before shooting Michael Brown, says source

    08/20/2014 11:25:24 AM PDT · by Cincinatus' Wife · 116 replies
    Fox News ^ | August 20, 2014 | Hollie McKay
    EXCLUSIVE: Darren Wilson, the Ferguson, Mo., police officer whose fatal shooting of Michael Brown touched off more than a week of demonstrations, suffered severe facial injuries, including an orbital (eye socket) fracture, and was nearly beaten unconscious by Brown moments before firing his gun, a source close to the department's top brass told FoxNews.com. “The Assistant (Police) Chief took him to the hospital, his face all swollen on one side,” said the insider. “He was beaten very severely.” According to the well-placed source, Wilson was coming off another case in the neighborhood on Aug. 9 when he ordered Michael Brown...
  • Two arrested, charged in taped beating of Philadelphia park ranger

    08/19/2014 9:16:51 AM PDT · by ThomasMore · 31 replies
    Fox News ^ | 8/19/2014 | Fox News
    <p>Philadelphia Police say they have arrested two people in connection with the beating of a city park ranger that was caught on tape by an onlooker.</p> <p>Authorities said 19-year-old Curtis Tanner, of Pottstown, Pa., and an unidentified 17-year-old face charges of aggravated assault, simple assault, recklessly endangering another person and making terroristic threats in connection with the beating that took place Friday at the city's Love Park.</p>
  • Witnesses attack and beat driver who hit and killed 41 year old Chandra Martin in Lakewood-

    08/11/2014 9:11:37 AM PDT · by JimRed · 43 replies
    News 12 NJ ^ | 08/11/2014 | Staff
    LAKEWOOD - Police in Lakewood say several people attacked and severely beat a driver whose SUV hit and killed a woman Monday night. Investigators say 41-year-old Chandra Martin was crossing Route 88 when she was hit and killed. Martin's brother witnessed the crash, which happened near her home. Several other people who witnessed the crash allegedly attacked the SUV driver. The 26-year-old Lakewood man was flown to a trauma center. Police have not made any arrests at this time.
  • Police-beating verdict cause for deep cynicism

    01/22/2014 3:13:37 PM PST · by Clintonfatigued · 22 replies
    Human Events ^ | January 22, 2014 | Steven Greenhut
    So it wasn’t surprising when, in July 2011, the Fullerton political establishment rushed to the defense of officers who had beaten a 130-pound homeless schizophrenic named Kelly Thomas. The public saw the published photo of Thomas’ horribly swollen and bruised face, yet the mayor went on TV saying he had seen worse injuries in the Vietnam War and that it was unclear what killed Thomas, who died in a hospital days after the whomping. We also learned that police officers confiscated the video camera of a bystander and were allowed to watch the surveillance video of the incident and essentially...
  • Shocking video of teens BEATING ice cream man in attack filmed and posted online

    07/05/2014 1:42:08 AM PDT · by Dallas59 · 18 replies
    Mail Online ^ | 7/4/2014 | Mail Online
    A girl is seen trying to touch the man's ice cream cart as another girl stands behind her. The first girl then appears to try to hit the man repeatedly as he attempts to defend himself. The second girl then lunges toward the ice cream man - not long before an unidentified male also tries to take a swing at him. As the teens back away from the man, yelling is heard. The first girl then moves back toward the ice cream man and seems to repeatedly hit him as he tries to dodge her blows. At different parts of...
  • Authorities Search for 2 Women Who Allegedly Beat Man to Death at Metro Train Station

    06/22/2014 4:10:35 PM PDT · by smokingfrog · 43 replies
    KTLA ^ | 6-22-14 | Ashley Soley-Cerro
    Homicide detectives were investigating Sunday the death of a 65-year-old man who was beaten by two unidentified women at a Willowbrook Metro train station. L.A. resident John Whitmore was waiting for a train at the Metro-Blue Line near Imperial Highway and South Wilmington Avenue (map) on Friday, June 13 when two black women kicked Whitmore and hit him with their hands until he collapsed, according to a Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department news release.
  • Heat-packing, retired nurse stopped Detroit mob from beating man to death

    04/09/2014 4:00:22 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 40 replies
    CainTV.com ^ | April 8, 2014 | Dan Calabrese
    Taking a stand.You may have heard about this story, although maybe not as much as we're hearing about it in the Detroit-area media. It happened last week, when a man from the suburbs named Steven Utash accidently hit a young boy with his car, then jumped out of the car to check on the boy. A mob of approximately 12 youths, having seen the car hit the boy, subsequently attacked Utash and severely beat him.It now looks as if Utash is going to live, but we're only hearing today about the reason the beating apparently stopped short of killing him.Writing...
  • Retired nurse saves Steve Utash's life, steps in when driver was getting beat

    04/07/2014 8:05:43 AM PDT · by cripplecreek · 32 replies
    WXYZDetroit ^ | Apr 5, 2014 | wxyz.com
    I'm not sure of the copywrite status on this one so its link only. Retired nurse saves Steve Utash's life, steps in when driver was getting beat
  • 2 Arrests Made In Detroit Mob Attack On Man

    04/05/2014 5:18:01 PM PDT · by zeestephen · 56 replies
    MSN.com ^ | 05 April 2014 | Ed White
    Two Detroit teenagers were arrested Saturday in an attack on a suburban man who was brutally beaten by a mob after accidentally striking a boy with his pickup truck. Steve Utash remained in critical condition Saturday. Utash is white; Detroit is more than 80 percent black.
  • Beating caught on cell phone and posted to Facebook, one suspect arrested

    04/02/2014 10:10:40 PM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 70 replies
    WFSB ^ | Lisa Hutson
    WINTON TERRACE, OH (FOX19) - Three women are in custody and another remains at large for the stripping, beating and robbery of two women at Winton Terrace Saturday. Cell phone video recorded during the incident shows two women stripped naked, beaten and robbed. After the incident, the video was posted on Facebook.
  • Teenage Caregivers Laugh, Film Themselves Beating 98-Year-Old Woman

    03/17/2014 5:44:09 PM PDT · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 47 replies
    Big Government (Breitbart) ^ | March 16, 2014 | AWR Hawkins
    Two teenage nurses laughed and filmed themselves as they beat a 98-year-old nursing home resident in St. Charles, Illinois. According to the Chicago Tribune, Chemyra Barnett and Jacqueline Santos – both 18-years old – struck an elderly woman with dementia, took video of the attack, and shared the video with friends.
  • Verdict: Not guilty in Kelly Thomas case

    01/14/2014 2:14:36 AM PST · by South40 · 15 replies
    Orange County Register ^ | Jan. 13, 2014 | LARRY WELBORN and VIK JOLLY
    The verdicts came after two years of hearings, recalled Fullerton city council members, a Police Department roiled by protests and firings. SANTA ANA – A former policeman sat with his head bowed Monday as an Orange County jury found him not guilty of second-degree murder in the death of a homeless man during a 2011 encounter captured on videotape. Manuel Anthony Ramos, who was a Fullerton police officer for 10 years, then clasped his hands, wiped tears from his eyes and hugged his attorney as the jury also found him not guilty of involuntary manslaughter in the death of Kelly...
  • Suspect arrested in beating of elderly Bradenton man in speeding case

    01/01/2014 6:39:37 AM PST · by KeyLargo · 12 replies
    Bradenton.com ^ | Jan 1, 2013 | JESSICA DE LEON
    Suspect arrested in beating of elderly Bradenton man in speeding case By JESSICA DE LEON jdeleon@bradenton.com January 1, 2014 MANATEE -- Investigators continue to search for two more suspects in the beating of a 70-year-old man after he tried to get them to slow their car down as they rode through a residential neighborhood last week, according to the Manatee County Sheriff's Office. Leon Rogers was arrested Monday and charged with battery on a person over 65. He was released on a $1,500 bond from the Manatee County jail early Tuesday afternoon just before his first hearing in court. Detective...
  • Woman brutally beaten by group of teens in North Side says attack was ‘racially motivated’

    08/28/2013 4:56:21 AM PDT · by rightwingintelligentsia · 54 replies
    WPXI ^ | August
    PITTSBURGH — A woman who said she was brutally attacked by a group of black teenagers in Pittsburgh’s North Side Sunday said the girls savagely beat her while calling her racial slurs. Ginger Slepski said she suffered multiple injuries, including torn shoulder ligaments. She said she thought the girls were going to kill her. “I thought it was so animalistic. So violent. I’m so afraid for these girls to get out and walk the streets,” Slepski said. Police said Slepski was savagely beaten after the girls threw a bottle at her car on Concord Street and she stopped to confront...
  • Teens face ethnic intimidation charges after brutally beating woman in North Side

    08/27/2013 6:29:29 AM PDT · by rightwingintelligentsia · 62 replies
    WPXI ^ | August 27, 2013
    PITTSBURGH — Three teenage girls are facing several charges, including ethnic intimidation, after police said they brutally beat a 32-year-old woman Sunday in Pittsburgh’s North Side. Investigators said the incident happened around 2 p.m. near the intersection of Concord and Itin streets. According to police, the girls threw a bottle at the woman’s car, and when she stopped to confront the girls, they attacked her. “It’s sad, but it doesn’t surprise me. Our youth …,some of them are going in the wrong direction,” said one resident who did not want to be identified. Officers said the woman was kicked, punched,...
  • 2nd suspect Arrested in Beating Death of WWII Veteran

    08/26/2013 9:37:15 AM PDT · by hoagy62 · 24 replies
    KXLY.com ^ | 8/26/13 | KXLY
    SPOKANE, Wash. - The second suspect in the beating death of an 88-year-old WWII veteran has been arrested. Police say they arrested 16-year-old Kenan Adams-Kinard just after 3 a.m. on Monday morning in connection with the murder of Delbert Belton. He was found in a basement apartment at 500 West Montgomery in Spokane and arrested without incident.
  • Here Are the Two Teens Accused of Savagely Beating 88-Year-Old WWII Veteran to Death

    08/24/2013 10:32:12 PM PDT · by Nachum · 84 replies
    The Blaze ^ | 8/24/13 | Jason Howerton
    The Spokane Police Department has arrested a suspect and are searching for another in the brutal beating death of 88-year-old WWII veteran Delbert Belton. Demetrius Glenn, 16, was reportedly taken into custody by police early Friday morning. He will be tried as an adult for first degree murder and robbery, KXLY-TV reports. Police are currently searching for the second suspect, identified as Kenan Adams-Kinard. Glenn reportedly has a lengthy a criminal history. He has faced charges of malicious mischief, third and fourth degree assault and driving without a license, KHQ News reports. He was also reportedly involved in a “riot...
  • Cops Hunt Teen Accused of Beating WWII Vet to Death

    08/23/2013 4:38:14 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 33 replies
    ABC News ^ | August 23, 2013 | Russel Goldman
    A teenager suspected of beating to death an elderly World War II victim was encouraged to surrender today after wanted posters were issued for him. Delbert Belton, 88, a veteran and pensioner, died from his injuries Thursday morning following an assault outside an Eagles lodge in Spokane, Wash. Belton was "severely beaten to face and head," said police spokeswoman Monique Cotton. Belton is white and the assailants were black, but police say they do not believe the crime was racially motivated. On Thursday, police apprehended one of the two juvenile suspects. Due to his age, police have not released the...
  • Police arrest one juvenile male in beating of 88-year-old (Spokane)WW2 veteran

    08/23/2013 8:53:08 AM PDT · by llevrok · 62 replies
    SPOKANE, Wash. — Police said they arrested one juvenile male in connection with the beating death of an 88-year-old WWII veteran Wednesday. The suspect has been charged with first degree murder and first degree robbery. His name has not yet been released because of his age. The other suspected killer is still on the loose. The Spokane Police Department said in a press release officers responded to reports of an assault and found the victim in his car with serious head injuries on Wednesday evening. He later died in the hospital. Authorities on Thursday released surveillance photos of the two...
  • GRAPHIC: Video shows brutal beating of teen on bus [Driver Doesn't Intervene]

    08/05/2013 9:46:40 AM PDT · by SoFloFreeper · 35 replies
    wdam.com ^ | Matt Quillen
    A school bus driver can be heard on surveillance footage pleading for help from a dispatcher as he witnessed a 13-year-old viciously attacked by three older teens. "You've got to get somebody here –quick, quick, quick," John Moody said. "They are about to beat this boy to death." The victim came away from the July 9 beating with two black eyes and a fractured hand, according to WFLA. Authorities charged the three suspects, all 15-year-old boys, with aggravated battery and one of them with unarmed robbery.
  • This Is For Trayvon!!!

    07/15/2013 8:02:46 PM PDT · by MeshugeMikey · 55 replies
    The Baltimore Sun ^ | July 15, 2013 | Justin George
    This Is For Trayvon !! Baltimore police say they are investigating a witness account that a group of black youths beat a Hispanic man near Patterson Park Sunday while saying, "This is for Trayvon."
  • Dabadie: All suspects should have been booked in beating

    05/18/2013 1:55:46 AM PDT · by TigerClaws · 17 replies
    Issuing misdemeanor summonses to two of the three people involved in the “brutal attack on an innocent family” at a gas station in north Baton Rouge Sunday night was an “error in judgment” by the officers who did not book the suspects into East Baton Rouge Parish Prison, Provisional Police Chief Carl Dabadie Jr., said Friday. “We have counseled the officers involved and I have re-emphasized to all my commanders that I expect offenders who commit misdemeanor crimes of violence will be booked into the prison, not summonsed,” Dabadie said in a statement.
  • 2 people to serve prison time for roles in beating death of man trying to hail taxi in Philly

    05/05/2013 5:07:41 AM PDT · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 17 replies
    FOX News ^ | April 26, 2013 | Associated Press
    PHILADELPHIA – Two people will serve prison time for their roles in the fatal beating of a 23-year-old man who was trying to hail a cab in Philadelphia. WPVI-TV reports (http://bit.ly/YalpZC ) that Kenneth Santiago pleaded guilty Friday to involuntary manslaughter in the death of Kevin Kless. Santiago's punishment is two to five years behind bars. Stephen Ferguson pleaded guilty, also Friday, to third-degree murder. He is to serve five to 10 years in prison.
  • Teen Suspect Arrested In Rape, Beating Of 64-Year-Old Sacramento Woman

    04/06/2013 10:00:47 PM PDT · by Texas Fossil · 22 replies
    CBS 13 SACRAMENTO ^ | April 4, 2013 | none stated
    SACRAMENTO (CBS13) – An arrest has been made months after a woman in her 60s was attacked and raped. The suspect is only 15 years old. The assault happened in early February and Sacramento sheriff’s detectives finally linked evidence at the scene to the teenager. “My mom and our family is very lucky that he didn’t kill her,” the victim’s son, who wished to remain anonymous, said. His 64-year-old mother thought she was safe in her own home until she was brutally attacked, raped and robbed inside her south Sacramento apartment.
  • Woman Charged with Arranging Husband's Beating

    01/15/2013 4:17:35 PM PST · by TurboZamboni · 8 replies
    kstp ^ | 1-15-13 | Jennie Olson
    A Mankato woman is charged with arranging the beating of her husband by two men with aluminum baseball bats. Prosecutors say 24-year-old Ashley Stillwell had an argument with her husband over bills on Jan. 8, left the house and returned with the two men. A criminal complaint says the men struck Gary Stillwell several times with the bats in front of his children
  • Animal Rights, Human Wrongs

    04/20/2006 2:27:48 PM PDT · by DogByte6RER · 1 replies · 381+ views
    TCS Daily ^ | 20 Apr 2006 | Iain Murray
    Animal Rights, Human Wrongs By Iain Murray: 20 Apr 2006 Animal rights extremism -- which the FBI has labeled the biggest domestic terrorism threat -- has encountered a number of serious reverses recently. These reverses are a great victory for science, free inquiry and public health. In particular, Americans could learn from a popular movement in the UK that is standing up to the threats and intimidation of the animal "liberation" movement and asserting the moral arguments for animal testing. The poster child for animal liberation extremism has been Huntingdon Life Sciences (HLS), a British-based firm that conducts experiments on...
  • Beating Obama

    12/06/2012 7:08:58 AM PST · by Thad Lost · 15 replies
    Tea Party Nation ^ | 12/6/12 | Judson Phillips
    Barack Obama and the Party of Treason are on a roll. He has John Boehner and the Republicans on the ropes. It is no longer a question of will Boehner surrender but what will be the terms of his surrender. The Republican resistance to Obama has all but collapsed as Obama simply waits for the pressure to increase on Boehner and for Boehner to surrender. John Boehner and the Republicans are no longer the opposition to Obama. We the people are. So if we are the opposition, how do we beat Obama?
  • Son of (WI) State Senator Neal Kedzie Attacked

    10/22/2012 3:12:13 PM PDT · by bigbob · 74 replies
    NBC-15.COM ^ | 10-22-12 | WMTV Madison
    State Senator Neal Kedzie says his son was attacked while trying to stop someone from stealing his Romney/Ryan yard sign. Whitewater Police tell NBC15 News this is an active investigation. Here is the statement released by Senator Neal Kedzie: Early on Friday morning, October 19th, my son Sean was awakened by noises outside his residence in Whitewater. As he went to see what the commotion was about, he noticed an individual removing a Romney/Ryan yard sign from his property. He yelled to the person that they were taking something not theirs and to return it immediately. The individual returned the...
  • Teaching Your Child Poor Sportsmanship: Anthony Sanchez and Baseball(Video)

    06/07/2012 4:11:00 PM PDT · by Dallas59 · 6 replies
    Vidvir ^ | 6/7/2012 | Vidvir
    Video Linky Here
  • Taos Police continue probe into political sign fracas [gee, what is missing here?]

    06/04/2012 3:19:29 AM PDT · by dirtboy · 22 replies
    Taos News ^ | 6/1/2012 | Chandra Johnson
    Officials with the Taos Police Department say they are still working to get to the bottom of the alleged beating of a Taos landowner over the removal of political signs from in front of his property. In an interview with The Taos News May 25, property owner Roy Cunnyngham and his wife Joni recounted the events when they returned home, across from Casa los Córdovas May 1. “I don’t know how many people hit me,” Cunnyngham said of the incident. According to the police report filed the same day, Eighth Judicial District Court judge candidate Ernestina Cruz was having a...
  • 2 of 4 suspects wanted in Tampa soldier beating arrested

    05/18/2012 9:32:26 PM PDT · by rarestia · 45 replies
    BayNews 9 ^ | 18 May 2012 | Staff
    Tampa Police have announced two of four suspects wanted for the vicious beating of a Tampa soldier have been arrested. According to detectives, Army soldier Johnny Aparicio, 24, was walking east on Iowa Avenue in South Tampa on Sunday when he was approached and asked for a dollar. When Aparicio replied, three suspects hit him in the face and upper body, knocking him to the ground. A fourth suspect came running and joined in the beating. "The detective interviewed one of the suspects the very next day after the robbery and he told him to do his job and investigate,...
  • Victim’s sister: Mobile, Ala. black-on-white beating sparked by theft, not basketball

    04/26/2012 1:46:08 AM PDT · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 33 replies
    The Daily Caller ^ | April 26, 2012 | Chuck Rudd
    The sister of a white Mobile, Alabama man who suffered severe head trauma during a beating by approximately 20 black neighbors on Saturday spoke exclusively to The Daily Caller, saying that the incident started after one of her children witnessed some of the eventual assailants stealing an item from a neighbor’s porch — not, as some media outlets have reported, following a disagreement about a pick-up basketball game in the street. Ashley Parker, whose brother Matthew Owens is clinging to life after the assault, said Owens was attacked after her 21-year-old daughter witnessed a group of African-American youth moving from...
  • Hate Crime Charges for Alleged Oak Park Robber

    04/20/2012 6:46:04 AM PDT · by KeyLargo · 6 replies
    My Fox Chicago ^ | Apr 19. 2012
    <p>Oak Park, Ill. - An 18-year-old man has been charged with a hate crime for his part in a robbery of a man on an Oak Park street this week.</p> <p>Alton L. Hayes III, of 1233 N. Woodbine Ave., was allegedly one of two people who attacked a man walking on the 600 block of North Kenilworth Avenue at 12:45 a.m. Tuesday.</p>
  • UPDATE: Search for Suspect in Beating Case Expands

    04/19/2012 3:12:54 PM PDT · by Morgana · 8 replies
    WSAZ ^ | 4/19/2012 | Carrie Cline
    HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (WSAZ) -- Jesse Dreyfuse actually has three ex-wives and one of them lives right here in Huntington. Kristine Davis dated Jesse for two years and was married to him for another two. She sat down with us this afternoon and shared what she called a reign of terror that nearly left her dead. “There was an incident where I had to go to the hospital and had suffered a concussion and my eardrum was ruptured,” said Kristine. Even though Kristine has been divorced from Jesse Dreyfuse for more than six years, she can recall the turbulent violence of...
  • Father searching for answers in son's attack

    04/08/2012 6:08:32 AM PDT · by Soul of the South · 30 replies
    JD News.com ^ | April 7, 2012 | Suzanne Ulbrich
    A Jacksonville business owner is searching for answers following a vicious attack on his son almost two weeks ago inSeminole County,Fla. Frank Slavin, the owner of Slavin Gallery inJacksonville, told The Daily News Friday that his son Mark Slavin, 50, has been in critical condition and on life support at Orlando Regional Medical Center since the attack on March 26. “It doesn’t look good for him, it doesn’t look good at all,” he said.
  • High school football players arrested for on-field assault - with photos (R.O.P. alert)

    01/24/2012 1:44:17 PM PST · by Nachum · 106 replies
    Press & Guide ^ | 1/24/12 | J. Patrick Pepper
    DEARBORN HEIGHTS — A figurative beat down turned literal beating has led to the felony arrests of a group of local high school football players. Police arrested four Star International Academy seniors Wednesday on aggravated assault charges stemming from an altercation in the team’s last game of the season. The players -- Mohamed Ahmed, Fanar Al-Alsady, Hadee Attia and Ali Bajjey, all age 17 -- are accused of gang-beating Lutheran Westland’s quarterback as time expired in Lutheran’s 47-6 drubbing of Star on Oct. 21. According to numerous witness statements gathered by police, Lutheran’s quarterback was set to take a knee...
  • Chicago police arrest 7 in filmed beating of teen

    01/18/2012 10:43:10 AM PST · by DemforBush · 43 replies
    Yahoo (AP) ^ | 1/18/12 | n/a
    CHICAGO (AP) — Seven teenagers were arrested Wednesday in the beating and robbery of a 17-year-old Chicago high school student that was filmed and posted online, city police said...
  • 7 teens charged with beating classmate unconscious

    01/07/2012 3:19:48 PM PST · by Dallas59 · 111 replies · 1+ views
    Yahoo.com ^ | 1/7/2012 | Yahoo.com
    MIAMI (AP) — Seven central Florida teenagers were arrested after authorities said they punched and kicked a 13-year-old until she was unconscious while on a school bus. The victim told authorities that Friday was her first time riding the bus and no one would let her sit down. About 75 children were riding the bus bound for a middle school in Ocala, a rural city north of Orlando. The victim said someone threw a shoe at her and she threw one back, according to an arrest report. One girl allegedly asked students if they wanted to hit the victim, then...
  • Two arrested over YouTube video of alleged beating, stealing from homeless man

    12/22/2011 5:11:24 PM PST · by Dallas59 · 13 replies
    CBS NEWS ^ | 12/20/2011 | CBS NEWS
    (CBS/AP) WALL TOWNSHIP, N.J. - A New Jersey 20-year-old and his teen friend are charged with aggravated assault after a video of them allegedly beating, taunting and stealing from a homeless man surfaced on YouTube. The video - embedded below - purportedly shows Taylor Giresi, 20, punching and kicking a homeless man on what appear to be two separate occasions, as he and the 17-year-old cameraman laugh. The attackers later steal the man's bicycle. "About to go beat up this bum," says a man on the video before the assault, according to the Associated Press. "Just dive on him! Dive...
  • Bond Denied for Man Charged in Nurse's Death [stole wedding ring to propose to girlfriend]

    11/10/2011 1:34:46 PM PST · by Hunton Peck · 5 replies
    NBC ^ | Thursday, Nov 10, 2011 | Updated 2:42 PM CST | Anthony Ponce
    Harris stole the woman's wedding rings, prosecutors said, and used them to propose to his girlfriend A 36-year-old Carpentersville man was denied bond Thursday in the beating death of a longtime nurse in Chicago's Bridgeport neighborhood. Raymond Harris is accused of killing 73-year-old Virginia Perillo last month in her garage. He was arrested Tuesday in Elgin, police said, and charged with first-degree murder and armed robbery. On Oct. 22, a neighbor driving by Perillo's house at 33rd and Parnell found her garage open and her body on the ground unresponsive. Police say Perillo was brutally beaten -- her face smashed....
  • Pastor’s corporal punishment advice scrutinized after child deaths

    In recent years, several children have died after enduring extreme forms of corporal punishment from parents who had absorbed the controversial child-rearing advice of Tennessee pastor Michael Pearl. Now, the New York Times reports, Pearl himself is under fire. In their self-published book, To Train Up a Child, Pearl, 66, and his wife Debi, 60, recommend the systematic use of "the rod" to teach young children to submit to authority. They offer instructions on how to use a switch for hitting children as young as six months, and describe how to use other implements, including a quarter-inch flexible plumbing line....
  • Man accused of beating his slow-driving grandma

    10/24/2011 4:47:24 PM PDT · by NormsRevenge · 16 replies
    SFGate.com ^ | 10/24/11 | Vivian Ho
    Vittorio Vincent Valdez, a 27-year-old Half Moon Bay man, appeared in court last week for allegedly beating his grandmother for driving too slowly. According to the San Mateo County district attorney’s office, Valdez’s 82-year-old, 105-pound grandmother was driving him from Palo Alto to Half Moon Bay in her BMW on Sept. 24. Turns out he needed the ride because his license had been suspended due to a citation for driving under the influence. Shortly after reaching Half Moon Bay, Valdez allegedly started pounding on the dashboard and pushing his grandmother’s right leg down to get her to speed up. When...
  • San Francisco police gaffes good for prison realignment plans

    10/21/2011 1:28:46 PM PDT · by Navy Patriot
    San Francisco Examiner ^ | October 21, 2011 | Ari Burack
    Two drug-related police scandals inadvertently have helped The City prepare for an influx of inmates under the state’s recently implemented prison realignment plan. The inmate population at San Francisco’s jails dropped sharply in early 2010 after the Police Department’s drug lab scandal came to light and again this year after allegations began surfacing about police misconduct during drug raids at residential hotels, Sheriff’s Department statistics show. By Oct. 3, when courts began redirecting prisoners convicted of minor offenses to county jails instead of state prisons, San Francisco jails were running at just 60 percent of capacity. “The crime lab fiasco,...
  • McDonald's Cashier Caught on Cell Phone Video Beating Unruly Customers (Video At Website)

    10/14/2011 3:49:49 PM PDT · by Dallas59 · 132 replies
    DNA Info ^ | 10/14/2011 | DNA Info
    GREENWICH VILLAGE — A McDonald's cashier is caught on a horrific cell phone video using a metal rod to brutally beat two female customers who'd jumped the counter of his West 3rd Street restaurant early Thursday during a fight over their order. The cashier, who police said had previously served a decade for manslaughter, beat the women so badly that one suffered a fractured skull and broken arm in the shocking attack, which was captured on a customer's cell phone and then posted to YouTube. Police have charged the cashier, identified as Rayon McIntosh, 31, with felony assault, along with...
  • Kelly Thomas Died of Blunt Force Trauma To The Head, Says Attorney...Medical Records Released

    09/08/2011 7:16:38 AM PDT · by truthkeeper · 46 replies
    OCWeekly.com ^ | September 7, 2011 | Marisa Gerber
    Kelly Thomas died of brain injuries, which resulted from blunt force trauma to the head, according to medical records released by Garo Mardirossian, Ron Thomas' lawyer. At a press conference today at his Los Angeles office, Mardirossian told reporters he thinks the medical records are "clear evidence" that "Kelly Thomas was killed, murdered by these Fullerton police officers." Thomas suffered several broken bones in his face, according to the medical records from UC Irvine's Medical Center, where Thomas died on July 10. (PDFs of the medical reports are at the end of the post.) Mardirossian said he thinks the locations...
  • “They Killed Him.” New Video Shows Aftermath of Fullerton Police Beating.

    08/02/2011 11:19:32 AM PDT · by Smogger · 70 replies
    OC Register ^ | 8/1/2011 | DENISSE SALAZAR and ERIC CARPENTER
    FULLERTON – Surveillance video surfaced Monday of two witnesses describing a fatal confrontation between a homeless man and six police officers. The video from an Orange County Transportation Authority bus shows a woman and a man getting on the bus shortly after the July 5 incident between the officers and Kelly Thomas, 37, a homeless man who suffered from schizophrenia. The woman, who appears agitated, gets on the bus at the Fullerton Transportation Center and tells the driver "the cops are kicking this poor guy over there. ... He's almost halfway dead." The male witness tells the driver that...
  • Man Stomped On Train "Because I'm White"

    07/19/2011 8:15:49 AM PDT · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 64 replies
    WPIX-TV ^ | July 18, 2011 | Mary Murphy
    BRONX, NY (PIX11)— "I asked them to lower their voices and then they started in on me, 'Shut the f--- up, white boy. We'll beat the s--t out of you, cracker.'" Jason Fordell, 29, of the Bronx, said that was the first exchange he had with three black men and a Hispanic man on the #4 subway train near Grand Central early Sunday morning, and by the time the train got to Fordham Road, Fordell says he was being beaten and stomped by other passengers who were egging the original group on. "Eventually, half the car" joined in, Fordell told...
  • Family Sues Chula Vista Police, Claims Police Brutality

    07/14/2011 9:19:24 PM PDT · by The Magical Mischief Tour · 23 replies
    San Deigo News 10 ^ | 07/14/2011 | San Deigo News 10
    SAN DIEGO -- The family of a top Navy surgeon is speaking out about the night they say he was beaten by a Chula Vista police officer. In October 2008, following a Jimmy Buffet concert, members of the Harris family said their good time turned into a nightmare. "I was terrified for my husband and horrified for my children," said May Harris, the alleged victim's wife.
  • Mob of Teenage Girls Attacks Minn. Mom, 4-yr-old daughter

    07/11/2011 7:03:16 AM PDT · by Blueflag · 192 replies
    minnesota.cbslocal.com/ ^ | 7/9/2011 | wcco
    Here we go again ... MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – A Minneapolis mother is looking for the public’s help in finding a mob of teenage girls that she says assaulted her family. The attack happened Thursday afternoon inside Folwell Park on Minneapolis’ north side. (more in article, found on Drudge)
  • Beating the heat: USA Today gets all hot and bothered in heat stroke graphic

    07/07/2011 1:27:38 PM PDT · by Nachum · 40 replies
    The Daily Caller ^ | 7/7/11 | Vince Coglianese
    How exactly did this one happen? (Reportedly from the July 1st print edition of USA Today)