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What We Know About Mail Bombing Suspect Cesar Sayoc Jr. What We Know About Mail Bombing Suspect Cesar Sayoc Jr.

Law enforcement officials arrested and charged 56-year-old Cesar Sayoc, Jr. on Friday, in connection with at least a dozen pipe bombs mailed to prominent Democrats, including former President Barack Obama, Rep. Maxine Waters, the Clintons, and philanthropist George Soros, all frequent targets of public attacks by…

Akron Police Caught on Video Wailing on Man They Have Pinned to the Ground

In a viral video posted online on Sunday, police officers in Akron, OH, can be seen pinning a purported suspect on the ground, using a Taser and chokeholding on him, and then delivering at least a dozen blows to the man’s body after backup arrived.

Families of Two Mental Health Patients Who Drowned in Sheriff's Van Want Answers Families of Two Mental Health Patients Who Drowned in Sheriff's Van Want Answers

Hurricane Florence took the lives of two women, Wendy Newton and Nicolette Green, who were being transported by law enforcement to a psychiatric facility in South Carolina during the storm, according to the New York Times. The women were riding in the back of a sheriff’s van driven by two deputies when water overtook…

Police Called on Black Candidate Canvassing in White Neighborhood  Police Called on Black Candidate Canvassing in White Neighborhood 

In August, Madison, WI state Assembly candidate Shelia Stubbs was confronted by police while canvassing voters in a majority white neighborhood, according to The Cap Times. A resident called the police on her as her 71-year-old mother and 8-year-old daughter waited in a car nearby.

ICE Deportation Officer Arrested
on Sodomy, Incest Charges ICE Deportation Officer Arrested on Sodomy, Incest Charges

A U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement deportation officer was arrested this week on 10 felony charges of sodomy and one charge of incest, Oregon State Police officials said on Saturday.

Seven NYPD Officers Arrested in Gambling, Prostitution Ring  Seven NYPD Officers Arrested in Gambling, Prostitution Ring 

It seems the days of New York City cops getting in on the illegal sex work protection business, as depicted in HBO’s The Deuce, aren’t as far behind us as we thought. Today, seven police officers were arrested for running a gambling and prostitution ring in Brooklyn and Queens, according to the New York Times. The…

Shameful Washington Post 'Fact Check' Rules Cops Aren't Really Killing That Many Black Kids Shameful Washington Post 'Fact Check' Rules Cops Aren't Really Killing That Many Black Kids

Fact checkers believe they’re God’s gift to journalism—our final line of defense against the Fake News Times—even when they’re objectively bad at their jobs. But the Washington Post’s Glenn “Fact Checker” Kessler really took the semantic exercise to a whole new plane today by fact-checking Texas Senate candidate Beto…

Cop Who Killed an Unarmed Man Teaching a Class About 'Surviving the Aftermath' Cop Who Killed an Unarmed Man Teaching a Class About 'Surviving the Aftermath'

The former Tulsa, OK, police officer who shot and killed unarmed black motorist Terence Crutcher in 2016 has entered a new phase of her professional law enforcement career: teaching other cops how to “survive” incidents where they shoot other people.

Arrests of Immigrants With No Criminal Record Have Tripled Under Trump Arrests of Immigrants With No Criminal Record Have Tripled Under Trump

Arrests of undocumented immigrants with no criminal record have tripled under the Trump administration, according to an NBC News report.

Portland Police Criticized for
Charging Counterprotesters at Patriot
Prayer Rally Portland Police Criticized for Charging Counterprotesters at Patriot Prayer Rally

Police in Portland, OR are facing criticism for their handling of a white supremacist rally on Saturday organized by the extremist groups Patriot Prayer and Proud Boys. Four people were arrested and several were injured, but the scale of violence was considerably less than many had expected.

New Law Would Finally Ban Sex Between Federal Agents and Detainees  New Law Would Finally Ban Sex Between Federal Agents and Detainees 

After a horrifying incident last year in which a young woman was reportedly raped while in custody by two on duty NYPD officers, legislation has been introduced to close the loophole that allowed the officers to claim the acts were consensual.

Police Caught On Camera Pinning 10-Year-Old Boy to the Ground

In Georgia, police pinned a 10-year-old boy to the ground after he became “emotionally distraught” over his father’s arrest.

Weekend Wave | Trump Meets Putin, Chicago Shooting & Pussy Riot's World Cup Protest

Did you miss the big news about the World Cup, the violent protests in Chicago, or even Trump and Putin’s latest meeting? We’re here to help.

Pennsylvania Police Say Man Found Dead Under Cop-Driven Bulldozer Maybe Had a Heart Attack Pennsylvania Police Say Man Found Dead Under Cop-Driven Bulldozer Maybe Had a Heart Attack

On Monday, a man in Pennsylvania was found dead under a bulldozer that was being driven by a Pennsylvania Game Commission worker and a state trooper. The police identified that man on Tuesday as Gregory Longenecker, but they’re not yet willing to say how he died—suggesting that he maybe died of a heart attack and that…

Officer Kills Unarmed Black Teen in Pennsylvania

A police officer in East Pittsburgh fatally shot 17-year-old Antwon Rose as he was running away—and the community wants answers.

San Francisco Police Officer Shot Fleeing Suspect in the Back

Newly released body camera footage shows a San Francisco officer shooting a fleeing suspect in the back.

Minneapolis Police Requested That EMS Workers Give People Ketamine, Even When They Didn't Want It Minneapolis Police Requested That EMS Workers Give People Ketamine, Even When They Didn't Want It

Here’s a truly nightmarish report about how the Minneapolis Police Department pushed EMTs to administer ketamine to people—some of whom didn’t want it, and in some cases when no crime was actually being committed—courtesy of the Star-Tribune:

Waffle House Employee Calls Cops on Black Couple Waffle House Employee Calls Cops on Black Couple

A Waffle House employee called the cops on a black couple and accused them of theft after they disputed a charge on their bill—for one drink.

Arizona Police Caught on Camera Beating Unarmed Man

Several Mesa, AZ police officers have been put on leave after surveillance and body cam video showed them repeatedly kicking and punching an unarmed man.

D.C. Metro Transit Police Pin Woman Down With Taser for Heinous Crime of 'Fare Evasion' D.C. Metro Transit Police Pin Woman Down With Taser for Heinous Crime of 'Fare Evasion'

A D.C. Metropolitan Transit officer arrested a 24-year old woman on Wednesday and pinned her to the ground with a taser, ripping her shirt and exposing her chest. The alleged unforgivable crime that caused this reaction? Fare evasion.

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