Tuesday July 22, 2014

Archive for the ‘Law’ Category

New Obama rule could force cities to house illegals

The Obama administration, in July 2013, quietly introduced a new regulation that critics say will dramatically increase Washington’s power over local zoning laws in every city and town that accepts federal block grants through the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development. And it’s the federal grants that could be used as a hook in the nose of these cities, forcing them to house illegal immigrants against their will.  More…

Two cops pulled off streets, Staten Island DA looking into death of dad of six after NYPD cop put him in chokehold during sidewalk takedown

A 400-pound asthmatic Staten Island dad died Thursday after a cop put him in a chokehold and other officers appeared to slam his head against the sidewalk, according to a video of the incident. This comes as two NYPD officers were yanked off the street Friday as cops and the Staten Island district attorneys investigated the stunning death.  More…

California couple conserves amid drought, could face fine for brown lawn

A Southern California couple who scaled back watering their lawn amid the state’s ongoing drought received a warning from the suburb where they live that they might be fined for creating an eyesore – despite emergency statewide orders to conserve.  More…

Airport rental car agencies now dumping grounds for pot

Rental car workers at Denver International Airport say pot tourists are regularly leaving them with marijuana that travelers don’t want to try to carry through DIA. While small amounts of marijuana are legal in Colorado, prominent signs warn travelers it’s unlawful to move pot through the airport.  More…

Update: DOJ investigates Nebraska parade outhouse float that was critical of Obama

Apparently with nothing more important going on, attorney general Eric Holder has sent a member of his Community Relations Service team of the U.S. Department of Justice to investigate a Nebraska parade float that criticized President Obama.  More…

Mob causes $5,000 in damage to park after hidden cash scavenger hunt

When the man with the Twitter handle (at)HiddenCash moved his scavenger hunt to Whittier, California, a thousand people trampled through Penn Park seeking free money. Now Jason Buzi, the Bay Area real estate investor behind the cash giveaways, says he will pay for the $5,000 in damages.  More…

Google Street View Images Catch Robbery Suspects In The Act 3 Years Later

Police are asking for the public’s help in identifying two armed thieves who allegedly ransacked a woman’s home in 2011. They got away with the crime at the time, but were just spotted outside the home in images courtesy of Google Street View.  More…

After criticizing White House over sending illegals back home, Gov. Martin O’Malley said don’t send them to Maryland

After his strong criticism of the Obama administration’s plans to return thousands of young undocumented migrants back to Central America, Maryland Gov. Martin O’Malley asked a top White House official that the children not be sent to Maryland, sources told CNN.  More…

Update: White reporter Sean Bergin suspended for comments on fatherless young black men

A white TV reporter who voiced his opinions about black families and relations with police during a segment about a fatal police shooting said Tuesday he was suspended from his station and won’t return.  More…

Released Illegal alien from border crisis arrested for alleged murder, kidnapping in Texas

An illegal immigrant who was released by U.S. authorities with a Notice to Appear has been arrested for the alleged murder of a woman and kidnapping of children on U.S. soil. The alleged crimes occurred after the man was released.  More…

Homeless upset over LA mayor working to provide housing for illegal immigrants

Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti is working with nonprofit groups to provide housing for illegal immigrant children in L.A. while they await court hearings on whether they can remain in the United States. Homeless activist Ted Hayes, who has lived in L.A. for three decades, opposes the idea, insisting there are American kids on city streets who need help first. “It’s kind of a slap in the face to U.S. citizens,” Hayes said.  More…

Mayor: Memorial Honoring Cop Killer ‘Disgusting’

Jersey City Mayor Steven Fulop lashed out at residents memorializing the man who gunned down a rookie cop Sunday. A temporary memorial was on display Monday in the neighborhood where Lawrence Campbell, 27, lived. It includes candles, ballons and empty liquor bottles. On a pair of white T-shirts, friends have left messages that read “thug in peace” and “see you on the other side.”  More…