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17-year-old immigrant graffiti artist dies after being Tased by Miami cops

Police in Miami Beach say they are investigating the death of a 17-year-old graffiti artist who died after being Tasered by officers. Miami Beach Police Chief Ray Martinez told The Miami Herald that Israel Hernandez-Llach — who was known as “Reefa” in the local graffiti and skateboarding scene — began…

Former Navy chaplain: Jesus wants you to ‘sell your clothes and buy a gun’

A disgraced former Navy chaplain this week told his viewers that Jesus would want them to “sell your clothes and buy a gun.” During his Pray In Jesus Name Internet show, Chaplain Gordon James “Chaps” Klingenschmitt suggested that the Department of Homeland Security was trying to enslave citizens by hoarding…

Driver shoots self in groin after neighbors stop him for speeding around kids

Residents of a neighborhood in Virginia say that an angry driver mistakenly shot himself in the groin after they flagged him down for speeding around children. Neighbors in a Norfolk community told WTKR that they never thought that asking 43-year-old Rhonney Jacobs to slow down would escalate into a shooting.…

Kentucky gunman ambushes wife at work before turning gun on himself

A Kentucky man killed himself on Tuesday after police say he ambushed his wife at her place of work and shot her multiple times. Fort Thomas Police Lt. Rick Whitford told reporters that officers responded to reports of shots fired shortly after 8:00 a.m. at an office building on at…

Cleveland man shoots friend who was trying to stop him from drunk driving

A man Cleveland man told police that he was shot in the chest after he tried to stop his friend from driving drunk. WOIO reported that Cleveland’s Second District was investigating a shooting that happened at around 7:30 p.m. on Saturday night. Java Bowling III, 43, said he got in…

BBC: Boston bomber had literature about white supremacy and gun rights

The older of two brothers who allegedly bombed the Boston Marathon earlier this year had “right wing extremist” literature including information about gun rights and white supremacy. The BBC program Panorama spent months speaking to friends in attempt to uncover what might have radicalized Tamerlan Tsarnaev, who was killed by…

Nugent: ‘People who hate Ted Nugent hate freedom. Trayvon got justice’

Gun rights advocate and right-wing provocateur Ted Nugent lashed out on Saturday at critics of his recent remarks on race and protesters who are trying to have his Tuesday show in New Haven, Connecticut canceled. The New Haven Register quoted an interview with Maine AM radio station WGAN, Nugent said…

Majority of white Americans support ‘Stand Your Ground’ laws used in Zimmerman defense

(Reuters) – Most U.S. voters support the “Stand Your Ground” laws, although the question of whether to retreat or use deadly force in self defense divides Americans along gender, racial and political lines, a national poll found on Friday. The February 2012 shooting death of Trayvon Martin, a black teenager,…

Louisiana police: ‘Adults’ gave ‘untruthful statements’ after 5-year-old shoots 3-year-old

Authorities in Louisiana don’t know how a 5-year-old boy managed to shoot a 3-year-old boy, but they are pretty sure that people taking care of the children are lying about the incident. According to The News Star, Monroe Police Sgt. Mark Johnson said officers responded to reports that a 3-year-old…

Texas cop took fan photos before letting Zimmerman off with warning

Officials in a Texas town said on Thursday that they planned to question one of their officers after it was discovered that he took what may have been fan photos of George Zimmerman’s driver’s license during a traffic stop. Earlier this week, the former neighborhood watchmen was stopped for speeding…

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