Saturday April 18, 2015

Archive for the ‘Law’ Category

TSA Screeners At DIA Manipulated System To Grope Men

Two Transportation Security Administration screeners at Denver International Airport have been fired after they were discovered manipulating passenger screening systems to allow a male TSA employee to fondle the genital areas of attractive male passengers. It happened roughly a dozen times.  More…

Hidden cameras show airport workers stealing

Inside a plane at Miami International Airport, baggage handlers are going on a shopping spree with passengers’ bags. What they don’t know is that they are being recorded on a hidden camera. The Miami-Dade Police Department set up the camera as part of an ongoing police investigation into luggage thefts by the very airport workers who are supposed to get bags safely onto planes.  More…

Florida armored vehicle makes traffic stop after driver flips the bird

The Alachua County Sheriff’s Office has launched an investigation into why deputies in a beefy armored vehicle performed a traffic stop on a Gainesville man who allegedly directed an obscene hand gesture toward them.  More…

Cheating teachers sentenced to seven years in prison

Eight former Atlanta public school teachers were ordered to serve between one and seven years in prison on Tuesday for their convictions on racketeering charges in one of the nation’s largest test-cheating scandals.  More…

Sheriff Orders Immediate Internal Investigation Into Arrest Seen on “Disturbing” Video

The San Bernardino County Sheriff ordered an internal investigation Thursday into an arrest caught on NBC Los Angeles’ NewsChopper4 video that showed deputies beating a suspect when they caught up to him following a wild desert chase on horseback. The group surrounding the man grew to 11 sheriff’s deputies. Deputies kicked him 17 times, punched him 37 times and struck him with batons four times.  More…

Illegal arrested in Arizona has been deported 20 times

Authorities say a man arrested after a high-speed chase in Pinal County Arizona is a native of Mexico who has been deported 20 times. County Sheriff’s officials say 26-year-old Genaro Cisneros-Delgado is being held on a $50,000 bond on suspicion of felony flight and endangerment.  More…

New FCC net neutrality rules open door to new fee on services

Recently adopted net neutrality regulations soon could make your monthly Internet bill more complicated — and potentially more expensive. Those who opposed the net neutrality rules foresee the fees rising. “The federal government is sure to tap this new revenue stream soon to spend more of consumers’ hard-earned dollars,” warned Ajit Pai, an FCC member. “So when it comes to broadband, read my lips: More new taxes are coming. It’s just a matter of when.”  More…

New Video Shows Start of South Carolina Police Conflict

South Carolina officials investigating the weekend shooting death of a black man by a police officer here released a video Thursday that for the first time showed the early moments of an encounter that would ultimately reignite anger about police misconduct.  More…

New York woman gets 20 years to life for killing son with salt

A suburban New York mother who blogged about motherhood was sentenced by a judge to 20 years to life in prison on Wednesday for murdering her young son with a salt overdose so she could bask in social media attention about his mysterious illness.  More…

Teen busted in subway explosion is son of MTA worker

The vandal busted for an explosion at a Brooklyn subway station is the son of an MTA worker, law-enforcement sources told the Post. Keyshawn Brown, 16, was arrested Thursday for throwing an MTA metal sign box onto the tracks at Nostrand Avenue last week– creating a loud boom and smoke when it was hit by a C train.  More…

S. Carolina police shooting: Cop is charged with murder

A disturbing video shows Officer Michael Slager, who is white, shooting 50-year-old Walter Scott eight times as Scott has his back to him and is running away. It appears that Scott was unarmed. Slager is charged with murder, the FBI is investigating, and once again a police-involved shooting has sparked national outrage.  More…

Frat house announces legal action against Rolling Stone

A fraternity at the University of Virginia announced Monday that it will "pursue all available legal action" against Rolling Stone, saying a Columbia Journalism School review shows the magazine acted recklessly and defamed its members by publishing an article that falsely accused them of gang rape.  More…