Fresno shooting suspect charged with murder

April 27, 2017

(CNN)California authorities on Wednesday charged a suspect with eight felony counts, including murder, after police said he killed three men in an alleged hate crime. Kori Ali Muhammad, 39, is accused of fatally shooting the three men at random in downtown Fresno, California on April 18, police said. Muhammad is black and his victims were white. Muhammad allegedly opened fire at a Pacific Gas & Electric truck, killing one man. He then walked away and fired his handgun at four others, as …

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This is what protest sounds like

April 21, 2017

(CNN)Black Lives Matter activist Zellie Imani remembers the moment civil rights leader the Rev. Jesse Jackson came to Ferguson, Missouri, in the wake of Michael Brown’s 2014 death. Crowds had gathered to protest the fatal shooting of unarmed, 18-year-old Brown by a white police officer, and Imani remembers Jackson joining the demonstrators as they marched toward a church. But Jackson, it seems, had missed a crucial memo. “I think he tried to have us sing ‘We Shall …

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House candidates in Montana shoot guns in new ads

April 21, 2017

Washington (CNN)In a Montana House special election, Republicans are fighting to hold onto a seat while Democrats are trying to turn it blue. But new ads from each candidate highlight their similarities on a certain key issue. A new television ad from Democratic nominee Rob Quist shows the country singer-turned-politician shooting a gun at a TV showing an ad for his opponent, Republican Greg Gianforte. Quist has long been a gun owner, he says in the ad: “For generations, this old rifle …

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How prisons keep their suicidal inmates on watch

April 20, 2017

(CNN)The suicide of former NFL player Aaron Hernandez in his prison cell is one of several recent suicides of people in custody, prompting experts to question whether these deaths were preventable. Hernandez, who was convicted of murder in 2015, hanged himself Wednesday morning with a bedsheet tied to his window, according to prison officials. A Washington state inmate accused of fatally shooting five people last year also hanged himself this week,and a triple-murder suspect recently fell …

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Cleveland Killing Prompts Facebook To Review Handling Of Violent Posts

April 18, 2017

… intelligence, to stop the spread of videos that violate its standards. Authorities widened the search into anationwide manhunt on Monday. In 2015, a man posted videos to social mediaof himself shooting and killing reporter Alison Parker, 24, and cameraman Adam Ward, 27, while they were filming a live broadcast for Roanoke, Virginia,news station WDBJ. More From this publisher : HERE Recommended ProductsExtra Income Bundle (Unlimited License OTO1) Extra Income BundleDFY Whiteboard Video …

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Terrifying Video Shows 2 Bullets Narrowly Missing 4-Year-Old Girl’s Head

April 14, 2017

… investigators, according to what Chandler Detective Seth Tyler told AzCentral.com. one count of aggravated assault with a deadly weapon, two counts of child endangerment, one count of discharging of a firearm within city limits, one count of possession of a weapon by a prohibited person, and one count of discharging a firearm at a non-residence. Rafael Santos, was arrested after a witness reported seeing him with Hart at the time of the shooting.He has been charged with In the mugshots below, …

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Seriously?! Officer Appears To Stomp On Handcuffed Suspects Head

April 13, 2017

The incident occurred in Columbus, Ohio, on Saturday. Only two weeks earlier, the white officer with the heavy step had managed to avoid charges related to fatally shooting a black man in 2016, local 10 TV News reported. Are you serious? Anderson is heard shouting after he was hit. I got cuffs on, sir! Are you serious? YouTube The Columbus police agency distanced itself from the officers behavior, which itsaid in a statement does not meet the standards [of]the Columbus Division of Police. …

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United Airlines, David Dao, And The Way We Blame

April 13, 2017

… order given by an airline (ponder for a moment the absurdity of those words outside of any context other than the prevention or management of an aviation emergency) is sufficient reason to be beaten bloody; for others, Dao must be shown to have been in some other, more personal way deserving of pain and judgment, even if that justification is a decade old and totally irrelevant. This grim two-step is especially familiar in instances of police violence against ethnic minorities (the shooting of …

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After San Bernardino shooting, we need more empathy, fewer guns

April 12, 2017

(CNN)Only four victims. In San Bernardino, California, this week, an armed man burst into a classroom with a gun and began firing. As the news of another mass shooting in a school rolled over the country, visions of Sandy Hook Elementary School, where so many died, flooded into my mind. When I heard only four people had been shot, I relaxed a little. There’s something wrong about being relieved by a small number of people being killed. It’s a sign that the constant barrage of …

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From Syria to Black Lives Matter: 3 ways WWI still shapes America

April 10, 2017

(CNN)He stood 5-foot-4 and weighed 130 pounds. An angular, baby-smooth face made him look even less intimidating. Henry Johnson was at first just another railroad porter who toted luggage and smiled for tips. Johnson was a US sergeant standing sentry one night in a French forest when a German raiding party attacked. The swarming Germans shot Johnson in his lip, head and side. Yet Johnson kept shooting back. When his rifle jammed, he grabbed it by the barrel and clubbed more Germans. Then he …

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