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  • Domino's delivery man killed at District at the Summit apartments

    12/22/2014 12:53:38 PM PST · by SonnyBubba · 27 replies
    WBRC ^ | Dec 21, 2014 | WBRC Staff
    BIRMINGHAM, AL (WBRC) - Birmingham police are looking for the suspect who beat a pizza delivery man to death at the District at the Summit apartment complex on Sunday night. Police say a Domino's delivery worker was beaten in the head with an object and died from blunt force trauma. His body was discovered in a breezeway in the 900 block of Summit Place around 6:45 p.m. Sunday. Police are investigating his death as a homicide. The Jefferson County coroner's office identified the victim as Najeh Sulieman Masaid, 63. Birmingham police say Masaid is from another country. Officials believe the...
  • Police arrest 7 suspected of sexually assaulting South Florida teen [Real Gang Rape, Not UVA Lies]

    12/16/2014 2:10:46 AM PST · by SoFloFreeper · 46 replies
    wsvn-tv ^ | 12/15/14
    Police have arrested a group of men who they allege sexually assaulted a South Florida teen and forced her to have sex with at least 16 men. ....on Dec. 4 the 16-year-old victim left school and willingly got into a car, but it is unknown if she knew any of the people in the vehicle. According to the arrest report, the high school student was taken throughout Northwest Miami-Dade and drugged with powdered cocaine, crack cocaine and molly pills, laced marijuana cigarettes, marijuana, and alcohol. She was then forced into prostitution and given a financial quota of over $1,200. "The...
  • Five People Shot in Miami's Overtown [All blacks shot; no marches planned]

    12/15/2014 6:15:36 AM PST · by SoFloFreeper · 17 replies
    NBC MIAMI ^ | 12/15/14
    Five people were injured in a drive-by shooting Sunday evening in Overtown, according to Miami Fire Rescue. Police said a group of people were standing in front of 1311 Northwest 2nd Avenue around 6 p.m. when a black SUV drove by and someone inside opened fire.
  • Facebook Video Shows Teens Slapping, Taunting Older Man On CTA Train

    12/12/2014 10:33:11 AM PST · by tuffydoodle · 69 replies
    cbslocal Chicago ^ | 12-11-2104
    Latest News Headlines: (CBS) – A video posted on Facebook is generating hundreds of responses, and it shows at least two young men on a CTA Blue Line train, slapping an older man and taunting him. WBBM’s Steve Miller has spoken with one of those young men about why he did it. The video goes on for more than two minutes. It shows at least two young men, both African American, slapping an older man on top of his head. And then they appear to tease him. It’s been shared dozens of times on Facebook, but originally was posted by...
  • Teen accused of bringing gun to school faces attempted murder charges [Gentle Giant Parallels]

    12/11/2014 12:00:32 PM PST · by SoFloFreeper · 21 replies
    WPLG-TV ^ | 12/10/14
    Police say Jalen Bradley, 18, tried to run away while in handcuffs, take gun from officer.... ....Bradley was arrested after he brought a gun to the Jan Mann Opportunity School in Miami Gardens, police said..... After Bradley was taken into custody, he tried to run away while in handcuffs and fought with an officer, attempting to take his gun, police said. Bradley later told police he would have shot the officer if he was able to take the gun away, police said. Bradley said he hates both security monitors and planned to shoot them as well, police said.
  • 3-year-old girl hurt in crossfire in Liberty City [Unarmed Black toddler shot; Sharpton Silent]

    12/08/2014 6:23:48 AM PST · by SoFloFreeper · 13 replies
    Sun Sentinel ^ | 12/7/14 | Chuck Rabin
    A 3-year-old child was shot in the ankle Sunday afternoon in Liberty City, the victim of a neighborhood dispute that erupted into gunfire and had Miami police ducking for cover. Miami police said they responded to shots being fired around 3p.m., found the injured child, who got caught in the crossfire, and surrounded the building at Northwest 12th Avenue and 62nd Street, even as gun shots continued to ring out.
  • Three more arrests in shooting death of Duncanville teen

    12/05/2014 3:51:15 PM PST · by tuffydoodle · 16 replies
    Myfoxdfw.com ^ | 12/4/2014 | myfoxdfwstaff
    Duncanville police have arrested three more teens in the wake of a deadly shooting of a teen suffering from cancer. Marcus Rice, 17, Torrey Goodson, 17, and Kaelan Stephens, 19, have been arrested in recent days by Duncanville police for their role in the November murder of Ryan Lara, 15. Tyler Geraud Wiley, 19, was arrested and charged with capital murder days after the death of Lara, who was undergoing treatment for lymphoma. Stephens and Wiley are being held at the Dallas County Jail under a $1 million bond on capital murder charges. Goodison is being held on a $500,000...
  • This Fake Sign Completely Sums Up The Attitude of Many of the Ferguson Protesters

    12/04/2014 10:38:41 PM PST · by doug from upland · 53 replies
    While this image is a fake and was obviously photoshopped it does seem to reflect the attitude of many of the rioters and looters in Ferguson and around the country. Here’s the original image:
  • 5 Killed, 14 Wounded In Thanksgiving Weekend Shootings [Chicago; No Marches by Sharpton]

    12/02/2014 11:21:59 AM PST · by SoFloFreeper · 10 replies
    CBS CHICAGO ^ | 12/2/14
    ....shootings throughout the Thanksgiving holiday weekend [have] left five people dead and at least 14 others wounded....
  • Obama requests $263 million for body cameras, training in response to Ferguson, Missouri

    12/01/2014 1:50:54 PM PST · by SoFloFreeper · 69 replies
    Bangor Daily News ^ | 12/1/14 | Steve Holland
    Obama asked Congress on Monday for $263 million for the federal response to the civil rights upheaval in Ferguson, Missouri, and is setting up a task force to study how to improve modern-day policing. The funds would pay for body cameras for police officers to use and expand training for law enforcement in an attempt to build trust in communities such as Ferguson, where a grand jury decided not to indict a white police officer in the August shooting death of an unarmed black teenager, the White House said... The $263 million would be spread over three years and would...
  • Don Jones disciplined for tweets about Michael Sam [But anti-cop Rams get free pass]

    12/01/2014 9:42:54 AM PST · by SoFloFreeper · 6 replies
    nfl.com ^ | 5/11/14 | Manouk Akopyan
    ....Dolphins safety Don Jones took to Twitter with inappropriate comments after Michael Sam was drafted by the St. Louis Rams on Saturday. As a result, Jones was fined an undisclosed amount and excused from all team activities, the team announced through a press release Sunday...
  • ‘Terrified’ Young Christmas Carolers ‘Burst Into Tears’ as Michael Brown Protesters Surround Them

    11/29/2014 9:40:31 PM PST · by EternalVigilance · 103 replies
    The Blaze ^ | Nov. 29, 2014 | Dave Urbanski
    Among the feats many Michael Brown protesters pulled off as they stormed Seattle’s Westlake Mall on Black Friday was targeting a children’s choir set to sing Christmas carols, KING-TV reported as part of a video segment. A journalist with KING, Mark Wright, wrote this on his Facebook page: Some of you may know that tonight’s tree lighting at Westlake Center was cut short by protesters. I feel really bad for a group of children from the 5th Avenue Theater. They came tonight, excited to sing. When the protesters overtook the balcony, the children were absolutely terrified. I helped usher them...
  • Ferguson protests jump to London

    11/27/2014 9:34:12 AM PST · by SoFloFreeper · 18 replies
    upi ^ | Mary Papenfuss
    Ferguson protests against the police shooting of a black teenager have crossed the pond to England, where demonstrators gathered at the U.S. embassy in London.
  • Grand jury declines to indict three officers in March 9 shooting death of teen...

    11/27/2014 5:44:00 AM PST · by SoFloFreeper · 26 replies
    KYTX-TV ^ | 11/20/14
    A Gregg County grand jury declined to return indictments against three officers involved in the shooting of Justin Aguilar on March 9, 2014. The grand jury's decision means that under Texas law no criminal charges will be filed. Aguilar died from wounds sustained after he was shot by Longview police following a gun battle with officers.
  • Machete-Wielding Robbers Arrested

    11/27/2014 4:34:17 AM PST · by SoFloFreeper · 3 replies
    NBC MIAMI ^ | 11/26/14
    Hollywood Police have arrested a pair of robbers who they believe stormed into a Sunoco gas station last night armed with a machete to take money from a game full of spare change. Police said they arrested Kevon Michael-Dean Mowatt, 21, and Jeremy Daye Gordon Toylor, 24, on charges for the robbery. Mowatt was charged with robbery with a deadly weapon while Toylor faces charges of robbery with a deadly weapon, resisting without violence, and probation violation. The robber armed with the machete slammed it into the glass case of the machine twice to break it open. As his accomplice...
  • Some detained by police as protest escalates on Interstate 35 near downtown Dallas

    11/25/2014 9:33:32 PM PST · by re_nortex · 35 replies
    The Dallas [Commie] Morning Snooze ^ | UPDATE 11 P.M. (11-25-2014) | Staff Reports
    Protesters are winding through downtown Dallas streets after briefly blocking Interstate 35. Police cars continue to accompany the group, which appears to be working its way back to Dallas Police headquarters where the march started earlier after peaceful and prayerful rallies. Fewer than 50 people remain from a group that was once more than 200-people strong.
  • LeBron, black athletes whine on Twitter about Ferguson grand jury decision

    11/25/2014 7:03:15 AM PST · by Adam Taxin · 65 replies
    It's a YouTube video, so no text, but here's an example of something in there ... Serena Williams: "Wow. Just wow. Shameful. What will it take???"
  • 3 dead, 13 wounded in weekend shootings [Sharpton doesn't care, no marches planned]

    11/24/2014 5:29:33 AM PST · by SoFloFreeper · 12 replies
    Fox Chicago ^ | 11/24/14
    Three men were killed and at least 13 other people have been wounded in shootings across the city since Friday evening. The most recent fatal shooting in the Ashburn neighborhood on the Southwest Side left one man dead and another wounded early Saturday.
  • Facebook shuttle drivers vote to unionize

    11/20/2014 5:21:28 AM PST · by SoFloFreeper · 6 replies
    sfgate.com ^ | 11/20/14 | Kristen V Brown
    The bus drivers who cart Facebook employees to and from Silicon Valley voted on Wednesday to unionize, a move expected to kick off wider efforts to organize the men and women at other companies responsible for getting the tech industry to work. Drivers for Loop Transportation, a company contracted by Facebook, voted 43-28 to form a union, with 11 drivers who did not cast ballots. The drivers voted at secret ballot stations set up in the small, 10-bed trailer at a San Carlos Loop bus lot used as a rest area by dozens of Facebook drivers.
  • Walmart workers pushing for higher wages plan 1,600-store protest on Black Friday

    11/19/2014 2:16:08 AM PST · by SoFloFreeper · 27 replies
    Financial Post ^ | 11/14/14 | Nathan Layne
    A group of Walmart employees pushing for higher wages said on Friday they were planning protests at 1,600 Walmart stores nationwide on Black Friday, the biggest shopping day of the year in the United States. The labour group, Our Walmart, said it had protested 1,200 to 1,400 Walmart stores last year on Black Friday, the day after the Thanksgiving holiday.
  • Ferguson Protest Group Releases List of Targets

    11/17/2014 11:52:05 AM PST · by DCBryan1 · 155 replies
    Gateway Pundit ^ | 17 NOV 14 | Jim Hoft
    Full Title: Ferguson Protest Group Releases List of Targets, Including: Anheuser Busch, Boeing, Emerson Electric, Airport The Justice for Mike Brown Ferguson protest group released its list of potential targets following the decision by the St. Louis County Courthouse on the Mike Brown case. The published map shows expected landmarks like the Ferguson City Hall and the County Courthouse. But it also marks things that have NOTHING to do with the Michael Brown situation, like Anheuser Busch and Boeing. Most telling thing is the mark for Emerson Electric. Emerson has been in Ferguson for at least 50 years, long before...
  • Brown Family Attorney Responds To Governor's Ferguson Address

    11/14/2014 7:03:53 AM PST · by SoFloFreeper · 10 replies
    ozarks first ^ | 11/13/14
    Attorneys for the Michael Brown family say Governor Jay Nixon spoke too much to protesters, and not enough to law enforcement, in his statement Tuesday. Nixon outlined what is being done to prepare Ferguson for the release of a grand jury's decision whether to indict the officer that fatally shot Brown three months ago. Michael Brown family attorney Anthony Gray says what was missing from Governor Nixon's statement was admonishment of police.
  • Man Killed While Protecting Kids: Police

    11/14/2014 6:17:23 AM PST · by SoFloFreeper · 5 replies
    A man trying to help children in Miami's Allapattah neighborhood was shot to death Thursday evening, police said. Several people were in front of an apartment building when a yellow Ford Mustang drove erratically around the group, which included children who were playing, according to Miami police. The victim, Brad Flowers, 24, shouted at the people in the car to try to stop in an effort to protect the kids. ....someone inside the car fired a shot at the man which hit him in the head.
  • BREAKFAST BEATDOWN… Hungry Women TEAR UP McDONALD’S

    11/12/2014 11:49:05 AM PST · by fungoking · 124 replies
    gateway Pundit ^ | 11/12/2014 | Jim Hoft
    Two Philly women were upset when they missed the breakfast cutoff at a local McDonalds. The women tore up the place and beat a patron with a broomstick. (Warning on Language and Violence)video at page Having crawled out of bed just a bit too late, two women were recently caught on tape throwing a super-sized adult hissy-fit because they’d been told that they missed the McDonald’s breakfast time. When a man stepped in to tell the woman to relax, they went berserk. As reported by My Fox Philadelphia, the incident took place in a Philadelphia McDonald’s, where an onlooker decided...
  • Michael Brown’s Mother Could Face Felony Theft Charges: Report

    11/10/2014 6:57:57 AM PST · by SoFloFreeper · 40 replies
    The Root ^ | 11/6/14
    ....Leslie McSpadden has been accused of leading others to attack and steal money from a group selling “Justice for Mike Brown” merchandise. If charged, McSpadden could face felony armed-robbery charges, reports the New York Daily News.....
  • Few know how destructive the 'Democratic' Party is [vanity]

    11/02/2014 8:36:17 AM PST · by Arthur Wildfire! March · 9 replies
    First quick highlights -- Islamic School Teacher Accused of ‘Horrific’ Sexual Abuse Against Teen Girls... (Florida manhunt) -- Document shows feds fear airborne Ebola -- News Blackout on New Ebola Tests Tightens -- Update: Voting Machines Keep Changing Votes [R] into [D] [Ill & M] -- Obama's Border Policy Fueled [another] Epidemic, Evidence Shows -- Scientists See Ebola Cases In Every Major U.S. City Possible By Year’s End -- Ebola response ignores history’s lessons: Risks from AIDS were discounted and thousands died [Washington Times] -- DOJ’s Fast and Furious Prequel: Failed Grenade-Running Operation o o o o Here's a headline...
  • CNN Analyst Pretty Damn Sure Ferguson Will Riot if Officer Isn’t Indicted

    10/29/2014 4:17:02 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 77 replies
    Mediaite ^ | October 29, 2014 | Evan McMurry
    Ferguson police chief Thomas Jackson is or isn’t resigning or being pushed out of his job, depending on how much you believe CNN’s reporting last night (Jackson disputes all versions). But CNN law enforcement analyst Tom Fuentes said the Ferguson PD was right to stock up on riot gear anyway, as things are “going to overheat” if Officer Darren Wilson isn’t indicted and convicted for shooting unarmed teenager Michael Brown. “Whether [Jackson] resigns, or is fired, won’t matter at the end of the day if Wilson isn’t arrested, prosecuted, and jailed for shooting Michael Brown,” said Fuentes, a former FBI...
  • Political Ebola Czar Working Exactly As Obama Intended

    10/27/2014 2:36:23 PM PDT · by JoanVarga · 22 replies
    Ricochet ^ | 10/27/14 | Jon Gabriel
    The New York Times let slip the Ebola Czar’s true purpose through an anonymous Democrat operative: “He’ll control the message better than most people would, which is really important from an economic standpoint, from a health standpoint, but it’s also important from a political perspective. If anybody can get the way this is being reported and discussed under control in a short period of time, he’s the one.” Just so. Klein started his new job on Wednesday of last week. We saw the results of his politics-first, policy-second strategy over the weekend. Two high-profile cases of Ebola worried voters in...
  • New Information Released on Michael Brown Case [Autopsy Shows Hands NOT Up]

    10/22/2014 7:29:30 AM PDT · by SoFloFreeper · 32 replies
    CBS ST LOUIS ^ | 10/20/14
    .... the official autopsy supports Ferguson officer Darren Wilson’s claim that Michael Brown struggled with him in his patrol vehicle, and that Brown did not have his hands up when he was shot Aug. 9.
  • Former MTA bus driver charged in mass attack on family

    10/20/2014 11:59:37 AM PDT · by Impala64ssa · 18 replies
    WBAL TV ^ | 10/20/14
    Police: Family of 3 beaten up by several teens after argument with bus driver BALTIMORE —A former Maryland Transit Administration bus driver is facing several charges after a family claimed she got several teens to beat them up after one of the victims got into an argument with her. GIBSON-FISHER FAMILY Gibson-Fisher family Logan Fisher, Kristina Gibson and Christopher Fisher VIEW LARGE Mobile users tap here to watch video Former MTA bus driver Karen Murphy left district court in northwest Baltimore on Thursday after her first court appearance to answer to multiple charges of assault and conspiracy. Court documents said...
  • Fifteen People Shot at Liberty City Nightclub The Spot

    09/29/2014 8:09:51 AM PDT · by SoFloFreeper · 30 replies
    Miami New Times ^ | 9/28/14 | Theo Karantsalis
    Fifteen people were shot at an adult nightclub in Liberty City early Sunday morning, according to Miami police. The injured range in age from age 11 to 25.
  • 1 dead, 1 hurt in North Miami Beach drive-by shooting

    09/27/2014 5:43:31 AM PDT · by SoFloFreeper · 4 replies
    Miami Herald ^ | 9/26/14 | Charles Rabin
    A man who police say was likely an unfortunate bystander was shot and killed Friday, and another man was wounded, during a drive-by shooting in a residential North Miami Beach neighborhood. Police said the man killed was Kyron Richmond Elderly, 49, who some witnesses said appeared to be mowing his lawn across the street from a group of people who may have been targeted.
  • Fast-food protesters cuffed at higher-pay rallies

    09/04/2014 10:42:09 AM PDT · by re_nortex · 42 replies
    AP ^ | Sep. 4, 2014 1:27 PM EDT | JOSEPH PISANI
    NEW YORK (AP) — Police handcuffed dozens of protesters in cities around the country on Thursday as they blocked traffic in the latest attempt to escalate their efforts to get McDonald's, Burger King and other fast-food companies to pay their employees at least $15 an hour. The protests, which were planned by labor organizers for about 150 cities nationwide throughout Thursday, are part of a campaign called "Fight for $15."
  • WATCH LIVE: VP Joe Biden speaking in Detroit on Labor Day [Plugs 'n Thugs]

    09/01/2014 7:00:46 AM PDT · by SoFloFreeper · 8 replies
    Fox Detroit ^ | 9/1/14
    .... Biden is scheduled to be in Detroit on Labor Day for the second time in three years. Biden is expected to address the crowd at 9:30 this morning during the annual parade.
  • 49ers' Ray McDonald faces domestic violence charge

    09/01/2014 5:18:29 AM PDT · by SoFloFreeper · 30 replies
    KSAT-TV ^ | 9/1/14 | Mark Morganstein
    The National Football League's new domestic violence policy will be tested just three days after it was implemented by Commissioner Roger Goodell. San Jose, California, police arrested the San Francisco 49ers' starting defensive end Ray McDonald on Sunday on felony domestic violence charges. Police say they responded at 2:48 a.m. to a reported incident...
  • Obama coming to Milwaukee for Laborfest

    08/28/2014 9:03:06 AM PDT · by KeyLargo · 7 replies
    Journal Sentinel ^ | Aug 27, 2014 | Bill Glauber
    Obama coming to Milwaukee for Laborfest By Bill Glauber of the Journal Sentinel Aug. 27, 2014 A spokeswoman for Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett said Wednesday that President Barack Obama will be in Milwaukee on Labor Day. No further details were available for Monday's visit, but multiple media sources said that Obama will be attending Laborfest at Maier Festival Park. A White House official later confirmed the president would visit the city for an event Monday. Obama was a frequent visitor to Milwaukee and Madison during the 2012 campaign, and was here in 2010 for Laborfest, speaking to a crowd of...
  • Trayvon Martin’s Mother Shares Pain With Family Of Michael Brown

    08/20/2014 3:18:38 AM PDT · by SoFloFreeper · 24 replies
    CBS MIAMI ^ | 8/19/14
    A South Florida mother who knows the pain of losing a son firsthand has written an open letter in support of the family of Michael Brown, the 18-year-old killed by a police officer in Ferguson, MO earlier this month.... “They both were unarmed. They were both teenagers. They both were African Americans and the both were shot and killed by a non-African American,” Fulton said.
  • WATCH: Washington Redskins take field with hands up in support of Michael Brown, Ferguson protesters

    08/19/2014 2:26:47 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 47 replies
    The New York Daily News ^ | August 19, 2014 | Philip Caulfield
    The Redskins' defensive backs took the field against the Cleveland Browns with their hands raised — a nod to the 'Hands up, don't shoot' pose that has become a symbol of solidarity among protesters in Ferguson, Mo. Washington Redskins players showed support for slain Missouri teen Michael Brown on Monday night by running on to the field with their hands up during the team's introductions. Safety Brandon Meriweather led the team's defensive backs through a tunnel and onto FedEx Field with their hands raised, a nod to the "Hands up, don't shoot" pose that has become a rallying cry for...
  • Purse snatching knock-out [Old woman hospitalized by UNARMED son of Obama]

    08/19/2014 9:32:43 AM PDT · by SoFloFreeper · 19 replies
    ksn.com ^ | Published: August 18, 2014, 12:10 pm | Updated: August 18, 2014, 12:12 pm
    An elderly Florida woman is recovering after a brutal purse-snatching that left her unconscious. Charlotte Dunaway, 74, was knocked out when her purse was ripped from her hands inside a Publix grocery store in Ocoee. “I was knocked unconscious and have no memory of what happened,” Dunaway said.
  • 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>
  • Missouri senators to join Eric Holder [Irony: One of them is BLUNT! LOL!!]

    08/19/2014 6:38:11 AM PDT · by SoFloFreeper · 17 replies
    Politico ^ | Burgess Everett
    Holder will have a bipartisan congressional delegation with him when he visits Ferguson, Missouri, this week. Holder, dispatched to the city by President Barack Obama after the police shooting of Michael Brown stoked a week of protests, will be joined in the St. Louis suburb by Missouri Sens. Claire McCaskill, a Democrat, and Roy Blunt, a Republican, on Wednesday, their offices confirmed late Monday.
  • Ferguson: Trayvon Martin's mom shares pain

    08/19/2014 5:45:43 AM PDT · by SoFloFreeper · 44 replies
    krdo.com ^ | 8/19/14 | Emma Lacey-Bordeaux
    ...."I hate that you and your family must join this exclusive yet growing group of parents and relatives who have lost loved ones to senseless gun violence" she writes in the letter published in Time magazine. "But Michael is much more than a police/gun violence case; Michael is your son." Two and a half years ago on Feb. 27, 2012, Fulton's son was shot and killed by George Zimmerman, a volunteer neighborhood watch captain. The case quickly drew national attention as weeks went by without formal charges....
  • Obama Appears Wary About National Guard in Ferguson

    08/18/2014 6:36:58 PM PDT · by SoFloFreeper · 47 replies
    ABC "news" ^ | 8/18/14
    ....Obama appeared wary today about the National Guard being sent to Ferguson, Missouri, saying he urged the governor to ensure the troops were involved in a "limited" way. Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon ordered the state's National Guard to be deployed to the city this morning after another violent night of clashes between protesters and police over the shooting death of Michael Brown on Aug. 9.
  • Curfew in Ferguson will be in place for second night, Nixon does TV interviews

    08/17/2014 9:56:34 AM PDT · by SoFloFreeper · 29 replies
    stltoday.com ^ | 8/17/14
    The Ferguson curfew will be extended for a second day, says Missouri Highway Patrol spokesman Al Nothum. Seven people, including two Ferguson residents, were arrested early Sunday morning..... [Demon Rat Governor Jay] Nixon also told ABC's "This Morning" that his office was unaware that Ferguson Police Chief Thomas Jackson was going to release on Friday a videotape showing what is alleged to be Brown, 18, in what police have called a "strong-armed" robbery of cigars in a convenience store shortly before he was killed. "Rest assured we have had very serious discussions about that action" and its effect on Brown's...
  • Flashback: White Man Beaten With Hammer By 4 Black Men At #Ferguson Home Depot... #Mikebrown

    08/16/2014 8:34:27 PM PDT · by narses · 16 replies
    (KMOV, August 24, 2013) – Police are hoping surveillance video will help catch four suspects after a hot dog vender was robbed and attacked with a stolen hammer at a Ferguson Home Depot on Wednesday. Authorities said the hot dog vendor was standing at the front entrance of the Home Depot in the 10900 block of New Halls Ferry Rd. around 3 p.m. when four shoplifters walked by and swiped his cell phone. Police said the vendor chased them out of the store, but was struck in the head with a hammer one of the suspects had stolen. The suspects...
  • Protesters take to streets again ahead of curfew in Ferguson

    08/16/2014 8:08:24 PM PDT · by NormsRevenge · 51 replies
    Yahoo! News ^ | 8/16/14 | Ellen Wulfhorst - reuters
    Mo. (Reuters) - Hundreds of demonstrators in Ferguson, Missouri, angry at the shooting death of a black teenager by police took to the streets in the rain on Saturday night, hours ahead of a planned curfew called for by the state's governor. Missouri Governor Jay Nixon has declared a state of emergency, as he and other officials seek to restore order after a week of racially charged protests and looting over the shooting of an unarmed black teenager by a white police officer. The curfew will run midnight until 5 a.m. CDT (0500 to 1000 GMT) until further notice, said...
  • Press Release: “St. Louis County Police Department Deplores Decision by Gov. Jay Nixon”

    08/16/2014 6:15:11 PM PDT · by SoFloFreeper · 36 replies
    The St. Louis County Police Association (SLCPA) deplores yesterdays decision by Gov. Jay Nixon to remove the St. Louis County Police Department from command authority in the evolving situation occurring in Ferguson. The SLCPA fully supports Chief of Police Jon Belmar, as well as the men and women of our department, in the decisions made to control the unlawful and often chaotic moments of the previous days. Gov. Nixon’s decision was motivated by local and national political pressure. His decision not only did not improve public safety but put officers lives in danger. Our officers were ordered by the Missouri...
  • Another night of protests, looting in Ferguson

    08/16/2014 6:28:00 AM PDT · by SoFloFreeper · 29 replies
    Multiple police agencies were called to Ferguson early Saturday morning following reports of violence. About 200 protesters clashed with police at the height of the disturbance at the Ferguson Market, where they began looting. Police said they tried to set the store on fire.
  • Michael Brown Killing: Police in Ferguson Fire Tear Gas Amid Looting [Saturday AGAIN!

    08/16/2014 5:15:59 AM PDT · by SoFloFreeper · 80 replies
    NBC ^ | 8/16/14 | CASSANDRA VINOGRAD AND ERIN MCCLAM
    Armored vehicles rolled back onto the streets of Ferguson early Saturday, as riot police faced off with looters in the Missouri town gripped by protests since the fatal police shooting of an unarmed black teen.
  • 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...