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After police killings, Georgia teens create cop accountability app

Three teenagers from Decatur, Georgia have created an app designed to foster a culture of accountability and accessibility for citizens dealing with local law enforcement and to reduce instances of police brutality. The Madame Noire blog reported on Five-O, an app for Android and iPhone that directs users to the…

NIH scientist cracks roommate’s skull with hammer over death of dog

A longtime scientist at the National Institutes of Health attacked the woman he lived with with a hammer, fracturing her skull in a fit of rage over the death of his dog. According to WJLA Channel 7, Timothy Oliver, 68, of Rockville, Maryland left his 3-year-old Maltese dog in the…

Democratic NY governor candidate arrested for ‘menacing’ police officers with umbrella

A long-shot candidate who hopes to be the Democratic nominee for New York’s gubernatorial race was arrested when he attempted to film police officers in a subway station as they detained an African-American subway passenger. Capital New York reported that comedian and activist Randy Credico was passing through New York…

Florida man ‘brutally’ rapes woman then calls 911 on himself: ‘Take me to jail’

A 47-year-old man from Riviera Beach, Florida is in custody after he called 911 to confess that he had just sexually assaulted a woman who came to him about a cleaning job he posted on Craigslist. The Palm Beach Post reported that Joel Jones met sheriff’s deputies in the street…

Criminal charges possible after Atlanta 3-year-old shoots himself in face with unattended gun

A 3-year-old boy from southwest Atlanta is in stable condition after being shot in the face in what police are calling a tragic accident. The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reported Friday that the shooting took place sometime after 10:00 p.m. on Thursday at the Allen Hills apartment complex, a gated community located…

Ferguson police got military gear free from the Pentagon through 90s ‘War on Drugs’ program

Under a federal program, local police departments like the St. Louis County Police in Ferguson, Missouri are arming themselves with tactical military gear that they obtain for free from the Pentagon. Talking Points Memo reported on the connection between U.S. police militarization and the federal 1033 program, approved in 1992,…

KKK raising money for ‘hero’ Ferguson cop who shot ‘Jewish controlled black thug’

The Ku Klux Klan is soliciting funds for the police officer in Ferguson, Missouri who shot and killed unarmed teenager Michael Brown, 18. The Southern Poverty Law Center’s Hate Watch blog reported that the South Carolina-based New Empire Knights of the Ku Klux Klan boasted that its Missouri chapter is…

Idaho’s Constitution Party was OK with gay governor candidate until he supported gays

Idaho’s far-right Constitution Party has ditched its nominee for governor, citing his support for same-sex marriage. According to Boise Weekly‘s City Desk blog, the party, which spun off from the Idaho GOP, was fine with its candidate’s homosexuality, but broke with him and even tried to exorcise him when he…

BAD DAD: Man shoots daughter thinking she’s a burglar, crashes car driving her to ER

A Frederick County, Virginia man shot his 16-year-old daughter early Tuesday morning, mistaking her for an intruder. According to WHAG-TV Channel 4, the man then crashed his vehicle attempting to rush the teen to a local hospital. Tuesday morning, at around 3:30 a.m., said police, the man was getting ready…

GOP governor begs wrong group of Satanists to cancel Oklahoma City ‘black mass’

Gov. Mary Fallin (R-OK) issued a statement Monday ahead of a Satanic “black mass” scheduled to take place at the state Capitol in Oklahoma City in September. In a statement published at OK.gov, Fallin said, “This ‘Black Mass’ is a disgusting mockery of the Catholic faith, and it should be…

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