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  • Reporter Sues St. Louis County Court for Michael Brown’s Juvenile Arrest Record

    08/22/2014 4:57:18 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 9 replies
    Gateway Pundit ^ | August 22, 2014 | Jim Hoft
    He was a gentle soul. The last video of 18 year-old Michael Brown shows the Normandy High School graduate robbing a local convenience store. On Friday reporter Charles Johnson sued the St. Louis County Court for Michael Brown’s juvenile arrest record. Via Got News: Got News filed a lawsuit against St. Louis County court today to obtain the juvenile arrest records of Michael Brown after the court denied his request. Brown was killed in a controversial altercation with Officer Darren Wilson. Got News editor-in-chief Charles C. Johnson was told by two different law enforcement sources from St. Louis that Brown...
  • The FRiday Night Movie - Plunder Road (1957)

    08/22/2014 4:28:02 PM PDT · by DemforBush · 4 replies
    Youtube ^ | n/a | n/a
    This week's film is an underrated little gem of a heist flick from the late 1950s. A gang of robbers pull off a daring train robbery, and now must figure out how to smuggle several million dollars worth of gold out of the country before the law catches up with them. Starring Jeanne Cooper, Gene Raymond, and Elisha Cook, Jr.
  • Poverty Is Not The Cause of Criminal Behavior

    08/22/2014 5:51:24 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 26 replies
    American Thinker ^ | 08/22/2014 | By Patricia L. Dickson
    As the events in Ferguson, Missouri continue to unfold, a common excuse being offered for the riots and looting is poverty and income inequality. An article written by retired NBA player Kareem Abdul-Jabbar outlines what he calls the reasons for a coming race war that stems from class warfare and systemic racism. The article was so full of liberal talking points and delusional distortions that I had to take a break after each paragraph. He, like others, claims that the rich are somehow holding back poor blacks in order to maintain control of their riches. He also claims the rich...
  • South Florida Man Fights Back After Felony Arrest

    08/21/2014 7:35:44 PM PDT · by DariusBane · 26 replies
    Liveleak.com ^ | 08/21/2014 | PhotographyIsNotACrime
    All Eric McDonough wanted was for Homestead Police officer Alejandro Murguido to obey the same traffic laws he enforced in their neighborhood. Instead, the 36-year-old scientist ended up in jail on charges of aggravated stalking and threatening a public servant because he confronted Murguido with his cellphone’s voice recorder outside the cop’s home two years ago. Since then, McDonough says Homestead Police Department brass have refused to investigate Murguido for falsely accusing him even though he has an audio recording that contradicts the cop’s version of events. McDonough tells his story in this video, so this is not the usual...
  • Are we Ferguson?

    08/21/2014 5:59:57 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 28 replies
    CNN Opinion ^ | August 21, 2014 | Professor John Inazu
    We all know the slogans meant to express empathy and solidarity: "We are Columbine." "We are all New Yorkers." "I am Trayvon Martin." The "We are Ferguson" messages have already begun, and we will likely see more. The well-intended connections seldom work. Most of us are not Columbine because most of us did not lose children in our community in a high school mass shooting. We are not all New Yorkers because only some of us experienced the aftermath of 9/11 at Ground Zero. I am not Trayvon Martin because I am not a black male. Are we Ferguson? That's...
  • What About 'Black-on-Black Crime'?

    08/21/2014 1:45:39 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 15 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | August 21, 2014 | Steve Chapman
    The shooting of Michael Brown and its turbulent aftermath have renewed an old question: Why does the black community raise a ruckus when a white person kills a black person, which is rare, but not when a black person kills a black person, which is far less rare? It's a complaint perennially lodged by conservative commentators. Jason Riley, an African-American editorial writer for The Wall Street Journal, criticized the Rev. Al Sharpton's appearance in Ferguson, Missouri. "The problem is not cops shooting blacks but blacks shooting each other," he asserted. Yet "so-called black leaders are much more interested in making...
  • Star Witness In Michael Brown Shooting Charged With Theft, Filing False Police Report

    08/21/2014 10:50:40 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 63 replies
    Independent Journal Review ^ | August 21, 2014 | Larry O'Connor
    Dorian Johnson, the primary witness to the shooting of Michael Brown in Ferguson, has an outstanding warrant for a 2011 theft in Jefferson City and pleaded guilty for filing a false police report related to that theft. St. Louis ABC affiliate ABC 17 cross referenced Johnson’s name against several records and discovered the warrant. Johnson will be the star witness for any potential prosecution proceedings against Officer Darren Wilson for the shooting of Brown. Johnson was walking with Brown when the shooting occurred. He has already done multiple media appearances where he falsely claimed Brown was shot by Wilson in...
  • WaPo Columnist Slams Opponents of Ferguson Looting: Think 'Personal Property Worth More Than Life'

    08/21/2014 9:25:22 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 44 replies
    NewsBusters ^ | August 21, 2014 | Jeffrey Meyer
    Clinton Yates, Washington Post online columnist and commentator for Washington D.C’s WTOP radio station, decided to wade into the controversy in Ferguson by slamming those who oppose the looting and violence in the wake of Michael Brown’s death. On Thursday, August 21, during his “My Take with Clinton Yates” segment on WTOP, which is the main news radio station for the political class in Washington D.C., Yates insisted that someone who says “looting is never acceptable is implicitly saying that personal property is worth more than life itself.” Listen to MP3 audio here.] The Post columnist began his rant by...
  • Orange mom claims daughter was victim of 'knockout game' (Texas)

    08/20/2014 1:01:15 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 19 replies
    The Beaumont Enterprise ^ | August 19, 2014 | Michelle Heath
    Jackie Dueitt's daughter is afraid to brush her hair. The 10-year-old girl is scared she will accidentally hit the knot on the back of her head. The Orange youngster was hurt on Friday outside a Beaumont store when a teen on a bicycle allegedly rode by her, let out a string of profanities and struck her on the head. Dueitt believes her daughter is the victim of the "knockout game," a violent assault in which the objective is to knock someone out with a single punch. "I think they were trying to [knock her out]," Dueitt said. The "knockout game"...
  • Bali ‘Suitcase Killer’ complains about ‘Racist’ KFC prison food

    08/18/2014 6:13:48 PM PDT · by PotatoHeadMick · 34 replies
    popdust ^ | 08/18/2014 | Debbie Emery
    You would think that after police in Bali found the body of her dead mother in a suitcase in a taxi, the last thing on the mind of Heather Lois Mack would be what she’s being given to eat right now ,But the imprisoned, pregnant 19-year-old from the wealthy suburb of Oak Park near Chicago has been complaining about how bad the food is behind bars. “Heather complains about the food and that she is not being well-treated in jail, nevertheless police treat the prisoners all the same,” said Djoko Hari Utomo, chief of police for the Balinese capital Denpasar,...
  • Ray Allen Pissed Off At Police For Not Taking Home Invasion Seriously

    08/19/2014 12:24:05 PM PDT · by SoFloFreeper · 17 replies
    deadspin.com ^ | 8/18/14 | Rohan Nadkarni
    NBA free agent Ray Allen and his family are not thrilled with Coral Gables police after a recent break-in at Allens' home. The family's home in Coral Gables, a suburb of Miami where Allen most recently played with the Heat, was broken into last Thursday by a group of teenagers. The teenagers claimed they just wanted to see the house and thought it had been vacated, and police declined to press any charges. The Allens see the situation much differently. The family released this statement Sunday, per the Miami Herald: "We want to correct the erroneous information being reported about...
  • Why Do Black Leaders Have Preconceived Notions of Guilt When the Races Exchange Roles?

    08/19/2014 9:37:55 AM PDT · by Sean_Anthony · 7 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 08/19/14 | Jerry McConnell
    Holder: "Extraordinary circumstances" surrounding Brown's shooting dictated that the feds conduct their own probe If at first you don’t succeed, try - oops; not that one, but it’s very close. The one I’m thinking of when I heard that the cavalry, in the form of two black leaders, not Black Panthers, although that group are certainly present at this roasting; but these warriors heard that a young black boy got shot by a white policeman during the riots in Ferguson, suburb of St. Louis, Missouri, and they’re here to make sure some white cop gets not necessarily fair but equal...
  • MICHAEL BROWN: A VERSION THE SHARPTONS AND JACKSONS OF THE WORLD DON'T WANT YOU TO KNOW ABOUT

    08/18/2014 7:56:03 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 24 replies
    Hopelessly Partisan blog ^ | August 18, 2014 | Ken Berwitz
    Here, excerpted from an article at cnn.com, is a version of what happened between Michael Brown and Officer Darren Wilson that was called into Saint Louis' radio station KFTK. I assure you that the al sharptons and jesse jacksons of the world would rather you don't know a thing about it. But in this blog, we show all sides, so here it is: According to the account on St. Louis radio station KFTK, phoned in by a woman who identified herself as "Josie," the altercation on August 9 began after Officer Darren Wilson rolled down his window to tell Brown...
  • Michael Brown Allegedly Attacked Officer Before Fatal Shooting

    08/18/2014 3:56:52 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 47 replies
    Breitbart's Big Government ^ | August 18, 2014 | Tony Lee
    (VIDEO-AT-LINK) Before he was shot and killed, Michael Brown allegedly bum rushed officer Darren Wilson multiple times, punched him in the face, grabbed his gun and caused it to discharge, and even taunted Wilson, saying, "You're not going to shoot me," according to a woman who claims to know Wilson's significant other. Last week, "Josie" called into KFTK NewsTalk 97.1 and said Wilson allegedly thought Brown was "on something" and felt Brown's actions were "unbelievable." CNN has since reported that her recollection matches what Wilson told police after the incident. "Josie" told host Dana Loesch that Wilson's "significant other told...
  • Black Panthers Lead Death Chant for Officer Darren Wilson in Ferguson, MO

    08/18/2014 10:13:04 AM PDT · by MeshugeMikey · 64 replies
    youtube.com ^ | August 18, 2014 | No Attribution
    Black Panthers Lead Death Chant for Officer Darren Wilson in Ferguson, MO
  • The Coming Race War Won’t Be About Race

    08/17/2014 5:18:21 PM PDT · by SkyPilot · 195 replies
    Time Magazine ^ | 16 Aug 14 | Kareem Abdul-Jabbar
    Ferguson is not just about systemic racism—it's about class warfare, and how America's poor are held back ill the recent rioting in Ferguson, Missouri, be a tipping point in the struggle against racial injustice, or will it be a minor footnote in some future grad student’s thesis on Civil Unrest in the Early Twenty-First Century? More Feds Will Perform Another Autopsy on Michael Brown NBC NewsHungry Heroes: 25 Percent of Military Families Seek Food Aid NBC News'We Have Had Enough': Ferguson Rally Remembers Michael Brown NBC NewsFerguson Protesters Guard Stores From Looters Huffington PostWestboro Baptist Church's Plan To Protest Robin...
  • On race, America has far to go. Ferguson won't be the last flash point

    08/17/2014 3:19:01 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 263 replies
    The Manchester Guardian ^ | August 16, 2014 | Farai Chideya
    The events in Missouri spring from America's deeply embedded segregation and black economic deprivation. I spent my very early years in New York, living a very multiracial Sesame Street life, a big swinging bellbottom of a childhood. And then our family moved to Baltimore and the iron curtain of the "colour line" fell. I felt that I had moved from the 1970s through a time warp where black and white were the only two colours and never the twain shall socially meet. I grew to understand what the 50s were actually like in Baltimore, when my mother, for example, was...
  • The “militarization” of police was not only inevitable, but necessary

    08/16/2014 4:38:17 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 289 replies
    Hot Air ^ | August 16, 2014 | Jazz Shaw
    The rioting, protests and controversy continue to swirl around Ferguson this weekend, and you will no doubt be reading plenty of coverage from both sides about it. But in the background, a disturbing, larger national conversation has erupted out of the troubles in the St. Louis suburb. The hot topic everywhere seems to be a growing call to halt the so called “militarization” of the nation’s civilian police forces, highlighted by the riot suppression gear on display in Ferguson. It’s an argument coming from both sides of the ideological spectrum, too. The IBD editorial board warns us to “beware” of...
  • Ferguson rioters harass, threaten reporters

    08/16/2014 10:52:06 AM PDT · by mandaladon · 57 replies
    Politico ^ | 16 Aug 2014 | BYRON TAU
    FERGUSON, Missouri — Reporters trying to cover the renewed chaos in this town faced a new threat on Friday: the demonstrators themselves. Print, video and photo-journalists were all repeatedly and aggressively threatened and harassed when attempting to photograph or videotape any of the looting or property destruction. Many of the demonstrators expressed concern about being identified by police or told reporters that the looting was none of their concern. Police largely remained on the sidelines on Friday and into the dawn hours of Saturday morning as demonstrators descended on a number of businesses in Ferguson — pulling alcohol, lottery tickets,...
  • Not #Ferguson: Elderly White Woman Hospitalized After Brutal Robbery in Ocoee

    08/16/2014 8:21:55 AM PDT · by Hojczyk · 61 replies
    Gateway Pundit ^ | August 16,2014 | Kristinn Taylor
    WFTV in Orlando, Florida reported Friday about a callous, violent robbery of an elderly white woman by three young black men that left the woman hospitalized with a serious brain injury and a broken clavicle. The Publix surveillance videos released to the media show rare, clear before, during and after video of the victim, the perps and the robbery. There will be no protests, no candlelight vigils, no statement by President Barack Obama, no Justice Department investigation, no visits by Al Sharpton or Jesse Jackson. The race ‘healers’ won’t descend on Ocoee like they are doing in Ferguson this week...
  • what would you do? (vanity)

    08/16/2014 8:09:55 AM PDT · by Enterprise · 117 replies
    8-16-14 | Enterprise
    You park your SUV in a space and you and your wife prepare to do some shopping. You open the door and a 300 pound jerk is near to the vehicle and he slams your door shut and yells at you and tells you to leave, and says your kind don't belong around here. You get out of the vehicle, and the jerk pushes you back into it, punches you in the face a few times, and for good measure, punches your wife in the mouth, splitting her lip. He walks away and you get out of your car, and...
  • James Knowles Ferguson v. Frank Rizzo's Philadelphia

    08/16/2014 7:44:25 AM PDT · by Jacquerie · 15 replies
    There was a time when some mayors and police commissioners knew their duty. First and foremost, protect lives. Second, protect property. Unlike Ferguson Mayor James Knowles, Frank Rizzo knew how to keep the peace and what to do with rioters. "Throughout his career, Mr. Rizzo seemed to embrace controversy. "I'm going to make Attila the Hun look like a faggot," he once told a newspaper reporter." Check out the following 1991 NYT column on the life of Philly Police Commissioner and Mayor Frank Rizzo: Frank Rizzo of Philadelphia Dies at 70; A 'Hero' and 'Villain'
  • Looters running wild in Ferguson, Missouri

    08/16/2014 5:52:41 AM PDT · by F15Eagle · 23 replies
    Instagram.Com ^ | August 16, 2014 | DerrickQ
    Link only - raw video
  • Police Chief now says officer might have realized Michael Brown was robbery suspect

    08/16/2014 12:44:06 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 32 replies
    MissouriNet ^ | August 15, 2014 | Mike Lear
    The Chief of the Ferguson Police Department now says officer Darren Wilson realized that he might be talking to suspects in a strong-armed robbery when he encountered 18-year-old Michael Brown and his friend, just before the incident in which Wilson fatally shot Brown. Jackson had told reporters Friday afternoon that Wilson stopped Brown and his friend, Dorian Johnson, because they pair were walking down the street and blocking traffic, but did not know Brown was identified as a suspect in the robbery in which a box of cigars was stolen. Jackson has since told the St. Louis Post-Dispatch that Wilson...
  • Protester looting again...Store where Brown was taped looted. Ferguson

    08/15/2014 11:24:21 PM PDT · by Dallas59 · 59 replies
    Live Stream ^ | 8/16/2014 | Live Stream
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  • Who Lost the Cities? There is more wrong with Ferguson than the Brown case.

    08/15/2014 9:22:30 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 43 replies
    The National Review ^ | August 15, 2014 | Kevin D. Williamson
    The Reverend Jesse Jackson is, to the surprise of all thinking people, right about something: “A spark has exploded,” he said, referring to the protests and violence in Ferguson, Mo. “When you look at what sparked riots in the Sixties, it has always been some combination of poverty, which was the fuel, and then some oppressive police tactic. It was the same in Newark, in Chicago, in Detroit, in Los Angeles. It’s symptomatic of a national crisis of urban abandonment and repression, seen in Chicago.” A question for the Reverend Jackson: Who has been running the show in Newark, in...
  • Geraldo Rivera: Michael Brown And Trayvon Martin, Spinning Tragedy

    08/15/2014 3:59:40 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 33 replies
    Fox News Latino ^ | August 15, 2014 | Geraldo Rivera
    It is outrageous that we only found out now, nearly a week after the fact, that 18-year-old Michael Brown, the kid tragically killed on the streets of Ferguson, Missouri, met the description of a suspect in a strong-arm robbery of a convenience store obtained from a 911 call received at 11:51 a.m. on Saturday August 9. Ten minutes later, at 12:01 p.m., and just a ¼ mile away, Brown and his alleged accomplice are spotted and confronted by Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson. If Officer Wilson heard the 911 call, of course the cop is tensed up. The six-year veteran...
  • What Is The Real Danger To Black People?

    08/15/2014 6:19:51 AM PDT · by Citizen Zed · 63 replies
    wham 1180 ^ | 8-15-2014 | BOB LONSBERRY
    In the United States in 2011, the most recent year for which there are statistics, the FBI says there were 6,329 black people murdered. That does not include manslaughters and other non-murder homicides. Nonetheless, it accounts for half of the murders in the country, and exceeds the number of whites murdered by about 500. That’s significant because blacks comprise a far smaller proportion of the population than do whites. What percentage of murdered blacks are killed by other blacks? In most cases, race of victim and perpetrator is not tracked. Of the 6,329 murdered black people in 2011, the FBI...
  • Michael Brown Case Suddenly Blows Wide Open: A Likely Slam-Dunk For The Police

    08/15/2014 12:36:56 PM PDT · by IChing · 272 replies
    ClashDaily.com ^ | 8/15/14 | Donald Joy
    Breaking new revelations in the controversy over the police shooting of 18-year old Michael Brown have not only changed the narrative completely, they probably guarantee that the police officer in question, Dennis Wilson, will be exonerated. If not for new video evidence showing a person who has been positively identified as Brown committing strong-arm robbery nearby (at the same store which was looted and burned in the aftermath of his death), and just prior to the shooting incident, officer Wilson might have been railroaded as George Zimmerman nearly was last year, and falsely convicted of a very serious crime. Lo...
  • Woman Fatally Shot by SJPD Was Holding Cordless Drill: Police

    08/15/2014 9:58:05 AM PDT · by nickcarraway · 50 replies
    NBC Bay Area ^ | Friday, Aug 15, 2014
    A woman who allegedly threatened to kill her family was fatally shot by a police officer in San Jose Thursday morning, a police spokesman said. Officers responded at 10:36 a.m. to the 700 block of Blossom Hill Road on a report of a woman with an Uzi-style firearm who was threatening to kill family members inside a home, San Jose police spokesman Officer Albert Morales said. A man named "Michael," gave NBC Bay Area some cell phone video of the woman leading up to her death. She is pictured aiming the drill in front of her, while at other times,...
  • Ferguson police say Michael Brown fit description of strong-arm robbery suspect

    08/15/2014 7:19:37 AM PDT · by McGruff · 323 replies
    FOX NEWS ^ | August 15, 2014
    Michael Brown, the unarmed black teenager who was fatally shot by a police officer in a St. Louis suburb, fit the description of a strong-arm robbery suspect that police were responding to the night he was shot, the Ferguson police chief said at a Friday press conference. Police have said Brown was shot after an officer encountered him and another man on the street. They say one of the men pushed the officer into his squad car, then physically assaulted him in the vehicle and struggled with the officer over the officer's weapon. At least one shot was fired inside...
  • Ferguson Black Community Ought To Demand Less Government

    Everyone is aware by now of another Trayvon Martin situation, this time in Ferguson, Missouri. An unarmed black teenager was shot and killed by a white police officer. The result has been disturbing on both ends. Blacks in this St. Louis suburb have rioted. They’re looting and destroying their own neighborhoods. The police response, using military equipment, has been equally as disturbing. Every American should be bothered by the unnecessary militarization of local police forces. Black anger is misplaced in this situation, just like it was in the Trayvon Martin situation. Over 90% of black people who are murdered are...
  • 2 missing NY Amish girls reportedly found safe

    08/14/2014 7:20:03 PM PDT · by House Atreides · 47 replies
    FoxNews.com ^ | 8/14/14 | FoxNews.com
    "Two missing New York Amish girls were reportedly found safe Thursday after escaping two men who allegedly abducted them. WWNY reported 6-year-old Delila Miller and 12-year-old Fannie Miller have been reunited with their parents after vanishing from a roadside stand Wednesday in the rural town of Oswegatchie in the northern part of the state...."
  • Ferguson Police Department Implores Protesters To Gather Only During Daylight

    08/14/2014 2:43:39 AM PDT · by SkyPilot · 48 replies
    CBS ^ | 13 Aug 14 | CBS staff
    The police department in a St. Louis suburb where a man was shot and killed by a police officer is asking protesters to gather only during daylight. Ferguson has been the site of nightly protests and unrest since 18-year-old Michael Brown was killed during a confrontation with an officer on Saturday. In a news release issued Wednesday, the department asked that all people who assemble to pray or protest do so in “an organized and respectful” manner and disperse well before evening to ensure the safety of participants and the community. “The City of Ferguson mourns the loss of...
  • Maryland Woman Arrested for Breaking Father-in-Law's Windows Because it 'Was Fun'

    08/12/2014 3:41:57 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 50 replies
    UPI ^ | Aug. 12, 2014 | Evan Bleier
    Michelle Waro was charged with three counts of reckless endangerment and two counts of property destruction over $1,000.A Maryland woman apparently gets her kicks by tossing bricks thorough the windows of family members. An officer from the St. Mary's County Sheriff's Office was summoned to a home in Leonardtown after getting a report about property destruction. The residents of the home called police after someone, later identified as Michelle Waro, had started tossing bricks through windows at the home. According to the homeowner, Waro is his daughter-in-law. When he arrived on the scene, Cpl. Connelly saw the 43-year-old suspect behind...
  • Slidell police: Woman checks in to hospital pretending to be her dead sister

    08/13/2014 2:43:30 PM PDT · by Malone LaVeigh · 29 replies
    The Times-Picayune ^ | 8/13/14 | Heather Nolan
    A Slidell woman allegedly was trying to avoid paying her hospital bill by using her dead sister's name, birth date, and Social Security number when she checked in to a local hospital last week. At the time, police said she was wearing the deceased woman's memorial shirt.
  • American Woman's Body Found In Suitcase In Indonesia

    08/13/2014 10:42:11 AM PDT · by Steelfish · 19 replies
    CBS News ^ | August 13, 2014
    August 13, 2014 American Woman's Body Found In Suitcase In Indonesia BALI, Indonesia -- The body of a 62-year-old suburban Chicago woman was found stuffed inside a suitcase on the Indonesian resort island of Bali, and authorities on Wednesday arrested her daughter and her daughter's boyfriend in connection to the death, police said. The suitcase containing Sheila von Wiese-Mack's body was found Tuesday inside the trunk of a taxi parked in front of the St. Regis Bali Resort in the island's upscale Nusa Dua area, said Col. Djoko Hari Utomo, the police chief in Bali's capital, Denpasar. Heather Mack, 19,...
  • Police Block Off N. St. Louis County Roads–Youths Gathering at Jamestown Mall–Shots Fired–Arrests

    08/12/2014 10:05:56 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 236 replies
    Gateway Pundit ^ | August 12, 2014 | Jim Hoft
    Here we go again…Standoff in Ferguson (News Channel 5) Protesters gathered at the QT in Ferguson, Missouri on Tuesday evening to protest the shooting of Michael Brown who was killed on Saturday. Antonio French @AntonioFrench "Hands up! Don't shoot!" Right now at the QT, which has become a central rallying point in #Ferguson https://vine.co/v/MYelWM325Ll 5:41 PM - 12 Aug 2014(GIF-AT-LINK) The Ferguson rioting has forced an area food pantry at St. Stevens Episcopal Church to close its doors. The protesters appear more agitated as the sun begins to set in Ferguson.....
  • Impact of "Ferguson" type events on police officers.

    08/12/2014 4:45:39 PM PDT · by ealgeone · 19 replies
    vaity | 08/12/2014 | ealgeone
    Maybe our LEO Freepers can address this question. Does an event like "Ferguson" impact how you handle a crime involving suspects with a different ethnicity than yours?
  • 5 Race Riots in Obama's Post-Racial America

    08/12/2014 7:23:02 AM PDT · by KeyLargo · 15 replies
    Breitbart.com ^ | 11 Aug 2014 | Ben Shapiro
    5 Race Riots in Obama's Post-Racial America by Ben Shapiro 11 Aug 2014 Riots and looting in Ferguson, Missouri, over the shooting of 18-year-old Michael Brown by a police officer represent just the latest spate of race-based mass violence to break out in President Obama’s post-racial America. When Obama was elected in 2008, many Americans hoped that racial conflict in the country would calm. Instead, precisely the reverse seems to have occurred. Not all riots across the country have been racial in nature, of course. Occupy Wall Street participated in riots repeatedly in 2011, and May Day protesters rioted in...
  • LAPD Misclassified Nearly 1,200 Violent Crimes As Minor Offenses

    08/11/2014 4:20:46 PM PDT · by TigerClaws · 21 replies
    Oce police had Nathan Hunter in handcuffs, they tended to his wife. She was covered in blood. She told the officers Hunter flew into a rage that night in February 2013 because she hadn't bought him a Valentine's Day gift. He beat and choked her before stabbing her in the face with a screwdriver and throwing her down a flight of stairs at their apartment in South L.A., according to police and court records. Hunter, 55, was convicted of felony spousal abuse and sentenced to six years in prison.
  • Armed Guards With AR-15′s Save North St. Louis Businesses From Looters (pics/link)

    08/11/2014 1:27:07 PM PDT · by RoosterRedux · 64 replies
    Last night several businesses in Ferguson, Dellwood and North County were looted and torched following the death of 18 year-old Michael Brown.A QuickTrip was burnt to the ground last night after it was looted in Ferguson. Several businesses were vandalized and looted during the rioting. But not this one…St. Louis Ink Tattoo StudioMike Gutierrez (left) and Adam Weinstein (third from left) brought guns to guard their store during the riots in Ferguson last night. (River Front Times)
  • Reality TV star and mother sentenced to 10 years behind bars for raping a boy, 13

    08/11/2014 1:35:47 PM PDT · by Controlling Legal Authority · 38 replies
    Mail Online ^ | 10 August 2014 | ALEXANDRA KLAUSNER and DAVID MCCORMACK
    A reality TV Star on TLC's Cheer Perfection has been sentenced to ten years behind bars for raping a 13-year-old boy. TMZ reports that Andrea Clevenger, 34, pleaded guilty to sexual assault and engaging in sexually explicit conduct with a minor at a court hearing on Thursday
  • Riots, looting, gunfire and chaos in Ferguson, Missouri following police shooting of teenager

    08/10/2014 8:30:23 PM PDT · by BuckeyeTexan · 719 replies
    KMOV ^ | 08/10/2014 | Staff
    <p>FERGUSON, Mo.(KMOV.com) -- Protests in Ferguson reportedly turned violent Sunday night.</p>
  • Angry crowd gathers after Missouri police shoot teen

    08/10/2014 3:22:06 PM PDT · by Morgana · 57 replies
    CBS ^ | staff
    FERGUSON, Mo. - A large crowd of angry residents confronted police officers in Missouri on Saturday afternoon, yelling such things as "kill the police" after an officer fatally shot a teenager who witnesses say was unarmed. Officer Brian Schellman, spokesman for the St. Louis County Police Department, said "a couple hundred" people came out of apartment buildings after an officer shot and killed the young man. Schellman did not identify the male or say what prompted the shooting. But family members and witnesses identified the young man as 18-year-old Michael Brown. Multiple witnesses said Brown had no weapon on him...
  • Evidence that guns deter: “Knockout game” attacker asks victim if he is armed before hitting him

    08/10/2014 10:59:14 AM PDT · by richardb72 · 36 replies
    Crime Prevention Research Center ^ | August 10, 2014 | CPRC
    The Florida Times-Union points to how guns deter in an attack on a man on Neptune Beach: "The victim told police that he believed the boys were playing the “knockout game.” He said he was approached on the beach by one of the boys who asked him if he had a “Glock.” The man was punched after admitting that he was unarmed. "Fearing that the boy would continue to hit him until he was unconscious, the man grabbed at a folding knife that he had tucked into his waistband and pretended to have a gun. The boys fled, and the...
  • Lies Surrounding 'the Central Park Jogger' Case

    08/10/2014 8:58:40 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 22 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | August 10, 2014 | Jack Kerwick
    Twenty-five years ago, Trisha Meili—“the Central Park jogger”—was a 28 year-old employee for a prestigious Manhattan investment banker when she was mercilessly beaten, raped, and left for dead by thugs. Meili lost approximately 80 percent of her blood. Her skull was fractured to the point that her one eye had popped out of its socket. On the scale of 3 to 15 that neurologists use to gauge brain functioning, Meili’s was assigned a rating of 4. She spent nearly the next two weeks in a coma, with experts expecting her to die. This crime became a racially explosive issue,...
  • “The World is a Mess” … He’s Why

    08/09/2014 11:01:19 PM PDT · by Randall_S · 16 replies
    MisterChambers.com ^ | August 8, 2014 | Randall Stevens
    In the late interwar period, a few years before the ascendency of Adolf Hitler to the Chancellery, the famed German film director Fritz Lang created a classic of the silent film era. Spione (English: Spies) is a thriller of international espionage, intrigue, and manipulation by a criminal mastermind. Playing diplomats, politicians, and detectives against each other, using prostitutes, opium, and blackmail to control his adversaries, Lang’s arch villain Haghi pushes the world to the precipice of total war before he is brought down by the film’s hero. There is a man operating like this today. He has control of vast...
  • Lockport Police List Black Suspect as "Dark Negro"

    08/09/2014 4:36:10 PM PDT · by Robwin · 35 replies
    WGRZ ^ | July 30, 2014 | Jeff Preval
    LOCKPORT, NY - Last week, 2 On Your Side reported on the spike of shootings in the City of Lockport this year. While we were in Lockport, police gave us a mug shot of a man suspected of some of the shootings. And, on the mug shot appeared a phrase that can be offensive to many people. The mug shot was of 19-year-old Shamir Allen. He's a suspect in several shootings in the city. We looked further on the mug shot and found next to line labeled "complexion," that Allen is listed as a "negro." Next to negro it reads...
  • Two people shot dead while St. Louis police respond to wrong address a block away

    08/09/2014 9:22:46 AM PDT · by Controlling Legal Authority · 40 replies
    St. Louis Post-Dispatch ^ | 8-9-14 | Joel Currier
    ST. LOUIS • City police officers called after a violent domestic dispute in July were dispatched to the wrong address while the attacker returned and shot two people dead, officials said Friday.