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Georgia cops fired Taser 13 times ‘as a cattle prod’ to make tired man walk before he died

A Georgia man died after police shocked him with a Taser as many as 13 times because he said he was too tired to walk due to a foot chase, his attorney said this week. At a press conference on Tuesday, attorney Chris Stewart said that police records showed that…

Fox & Friends has a spell-check ‘malufuction’

Once again, the spell check at Fox News was having some problems on Wednesday morning. While Fox & Friends First host Ainsley Earhardt was reporting on a ride that malfunctioned at the Colorado State Fair, the graphics department had a glitch of their own. Instead of “malfunction,” the chyron displayed…

Philadelphia cops brutalize fellow officer for getting stolen guns off street, lawsuit says

A Philadelphia police officer has accused fellow officers of brutality after he tried to turn in a friend’s guns “in a proactive attempt to stop violence.” According to the Philadelphia Daily News, a lawsuit filed against the Philadelphia Police Department by Sgt. Brandon Ruff on Monday alleges that he suffered…

ESPN airs homophobic report on the showering habits of gay football player Michael Sam

ESPN finds that fact that Michael Sam is the NFL’s first openly-gay football player so fascinating — or terrifying — that the network investigated to find out which players were and were not showering with him. On Tuesday, Deadspin flagged a clip of the morning’s SportsCenter broadcast, which veers into…

Iowa mayor resigns after charges of raping, sexually abusing two young girls

An Iowa mayor submitted his resignation this week following his arrest over allegations that he sexually abused two young girls. According to The Des Moines Register, the Oelwein City Council approved the resignation of Mayor Jason Manus (R) on Monday. Earlier this month, Manus was arrested on five count of…

Fox pundit: Images from Foley beheading video are ‘perfectly fair’ for GOP campaign ads

Conservative radio host Lars Larson told Fox News on Tuesday that it was “perfectly fair” for Republican candidates to use images from a video of an American journalist being beheaded in campaign ads attacking President Barack Obama. A campaign video advertisement released on Monday by New Mexican Republican Senate candidate…

WATCH: Florida man says cops beat him for not rolling down window all the way

A Florida man said this week that he is still trying to recover after police beat him during an argument that started when he refused to roll down his car window all the way. A video published to YouTube on Sunday shows Curtis Shannon being pulled over by a St.…

Utah woman accidentally shoots family member driving to pawn shop to sell gun

A Utah woman was recovering on Monday after a relative shot her with a gun they planned to sell. According to KSL, a 33-year-old women was “manipulating” the gun in the backseat of the car while she rode to a pawn shop in Taylorsville with a 53-year-old female family member,…

Kansas police shot unarmed suicidal teen 16 times as family says they begged them not to

Family members of a teen who was shot at least 16 times by police in Ottawa, Kansas said this week that the 18-year-old was unarmed and suicidal when he was gunned down. Brandy Smith told KCTV that police were there when her nephew, 18-year-old Joseph Jennings, had tried to kill…

Fox News ‘confused’ about how Beyonce can be a feminist when she doesn’t wear pants

Fox News on Monday reported that it was “confusing” that Beyonce could call herself a feminist while she was wearing revealing clothes on stage. At the conclusion of Sunday night’s MTV Music Awards, Beyonce performed a 15-minute medley of her latest album. And at one point, the word “Feminist” flashed…

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