Drew Phillips & Powell Gammill - In studio and Bill Buppert talk about Jose Guerena's murder in Tuscon
The Colorado State Patrol dropped a harassment charge against a 35-year-old man who allegedly displayed his middle finger to a Colorado State Patrol trooper while he was driving.
New York Civil Liberties Union officials filed a lawsuit seeking to place restrictions on a program that allows police to pull over some taxis and liveries, alleging that officers are using these inspection stops to question and search passengers.
Dear Mr. Editor: It is not what they angrily say it is. After reading this letter to you, I rest my case. Let our blind-sided reading public be the judge. To begin with, I would like to let you know that I have been trying to withhold comments becaRead Letter
Very good piece from Reason.tv. I may also have hand my “libertarian journalist with a name that most sounds like a superhero” crown to Hawk Jensen.
On May 13, 1985, residents of Philadelphia were ruthlessly bombed from the sky. After ten thousand rounds were fired at civilians over a period of 2 hours, a helicopter swooped in and dropped C-4 and Tovex explosives, destroying 65 houses. 5 children
A 91-year-old California woman who sells helium hood kits that people can use to kill themselves said her home was raided by federal agents Wednesday, and her computers, sewing machine, and boxes of ready-made kits were seized as evidence.
Jose Guereña survived two tours in Iraq, but he couldn't survive his own government. Pima County Sheriff Clarence Dupnik infamously railed in January of this year that Arizona is a “Mecca for prejudice and bigotry.” One must wonder if the “preju
When you see 3 police cars pulled over at the side of a city street to deal with a single miscreant bicycle rider, you realize there are too many cops. When all the heroes on television carry badges and a government franchise, you know we're in real
People seeking to defend the manifestly indefensible often sabotage themselves by disclosing critical details that undermine their argument. Mike Storie, the police union lawyer representing the SWAT operators who murdered Jose Guerena in his home on
Note that even if you buy into this crap—that the drug war is worth fighting, and that asset forfeiture is an essential part of fighting it—the cops are letting the drugs go in order to pursue the cash. And that’s not just in Tennessee.
The ongoing trial of two police officers, Kenneth Moreno and Franklin Mata, charged in the rape of a 27-year-old Manhattan woman. She was drunk, and, after helping her to enter her apartment, Moreno and Mata allegedly made a false emergency call
Most everyone has witnessed cops speeeeeding – not on a call, just driving somewhere . Yet they can do it with impunity.
When Menlo Park police officers busted into an East Palo Alto home and pointed a firearm at a two-year old girl in November, they had the wrong house, say the two homeowners, who are filing a $500,000 claim against both cities.
In San Diego, ten police officers are currently accused of serious misconduct in unrelated cases that include allegations of rape, stalking, drunk driving, domestic abuse, and sexual assault.
In a case decided yesterday, Kentucky v. King, the US Supreme Court has ruled that cops who smell marijuana coming from your home can break down your door and arrest you, just as long as they knock first and claim to have heard you destroying evidenc
Middle Tennessee Police Profiting Off Drug Trade?
TREASON – A NOTICE TO PUBLIC SERVANTS On the night of December 23, 1913 the United States Congress passed the Federal Reserve Act and thereby committed the greatest act of TREASON in history. It surrendered this nation’s sovereignty and sold the A
Dear Ernie [Attn.: Powell Gammill]: I am appealing to your sense of "fairness" in the practice of journalism, to publish in the front page this "other side of the coin". I am appealing to your sense of "fairness" becausRead Letter
"Mom, was my dad a bad guy?" 4-year-old Joel Guerena plaintively asked his mother Vanessa after her husband, 26-year-old Jose, was killed in a withering barrage of gunfire during a SWAT invasion of their home. "They killed my dad! Police killed my da
Police in Illinois raided an underage drinking party over the weekend, arresting several teens on felony wiretapping charges for videotaping the raid. .... Illinois is the only state in the nation that actually makes it illegal to record police, even
A San Francisco public defender is releasing video of cops in civilian clothes caught raiding hotel rooms without the niceties of search warrants and they took property without logging it as evidence. The articles go on to say that the video contrad
Taser safety studies may be biased due to researchers' ties to the electrical stun guns' manufacturer, Taser International Inc., according to cardiologists at the University of California, San Francisco. The cardiologists examined the the accuracy
"Why did you shoot that man? He didn't do anything!" The question was wrenched from a woman who had watched in horror as Police Officer Ian Birk pumped four shots into the body of John T. Williams on a Seattle street corner last August 30.
After repeatedly ordering a man to lower his window at a DUI checkpoint in California, police broke the window and arrested the car’s two occupants for resisting arrest. The incident was caught on video by the passenger, which was released last we
Phoenix Cop tackles 15 year old girl on camera. According to the article, the girl was drunk and had already assaulted her mother and a teacher, so it’s not like she was just walking along minding her own business.
Police surrounded a man’s house after one of his “friends” warned the cops that he might be suicidal. Fortunately the guy was down the street at a bar watching the whole thing on TV. Negotiators called his home, and got him on his cell phone. The ch
hey all slowly went out through a side door. “She was putting the gun down. They yelled, ‘put the gun down! Put the gun down!’ Right there, the cop had his gun pointed at her.” Judge Holmes, surrounded by deputies with guns drawn, slowly put the g
“It was just four girls, just a regular night out, going to get something to eat,” Cynthia Freeman said. Freeman said she noticed two guys dressed as characters from the Star Wars trilogy. “Wow, they got the helmet … they’ve got everything, wha