Feds Try to Intimidate Man from Recording Jail in New York City

Feds Try to Intimidate Man from Recording Jail in New York City PINAC New York City correspondent Shawn Randall Thomas, part of our quickly growing network of contributors, once again schooled authorities on the law and his right to right from public. The man who has been arrested multiple times over the years without a single conviction was recording the Metropolitan Correctional Center Friday, a federal prison in Manhattan, when he was confronted by an armed guard who told him it was against the law because it was a “secure area,” even thou...
  November 22, 2014  

Police-involved shooting in Phillipsburg raises questions about stun guns

Police-involved shooting in Phillipsburg raises questions about stun gunslehighvalleylive.comThe fatal shooting of a man by Phillipsburg police on Monday has raised questions about police use of stun guns, while law enforcement officials and mental health groups around New Jersey continue to push for increased use of the devices. In the days ...
  November 22, 2014  

The conflict over Jerusalem

The conflict over Jerusalem The conflict over JerusalemThe EconomistResidents said life must go on, even after the murder of four worshippers and a policeman; the two attackers, cousins belonging to an ostensibly leftist Palestinian faction, were shot dead by police. Jerusalem is living its worst days of violence after ...Editorial: Murder unleashed New York Daily NewsNetanyahu: Israel will 'respond decisively' to murder of Jews in synagogue ... Jerusalem PostMurder in Israeli Synagogue Won't Escalate Violence ...
  November 22, 2014  

Myron May: Police Kill An Insane Lawyer Who Shot Three at Florida State University

     As a teenager, Myron May didn't get along with his parents. In 1999 he moved from Ohio to the Florida panhandle where he took up residence in the rural town of Wewahitchka with his grandmother. After graduating from high school, May enrolled at Florida State University in Tallahassee. He graduated from the university in 2005.     In 2009, Myron May was granted a law degree from Texas Tech University in Lubbock, Texas. For the next three years he practiced law in that state.     On...

Alabama Woman and Her Daughter Charged With Murder in Unusual Child Murder Case

Alabama Woman and Her Daughter Charged With Murder in Unusual Child Murder Case      On Friday, February 17, 2012, 27-year-old Jessica Mae Hardin scolded her 9-year-old step-daughter for lying to her grandmother about eating a candy bar. As punishment, Savannah Hardin was told to run, and keep running. At four that afternoon, a neighbor saw the third grader running around the family's doublewide that sat along a dirt road in rural Alabama. At six-forty-five that evening the stepmother called 911 after Savannah started having seizures. Finding the girl unresponsive, eme...

Writing Quote: Category Romance Novels

Writing Quote: Category Romance Novels Category romances are marketed monthly under imprints readers have learned to associate with romance. Each book bearing the same imprint carries a distinctive cover design its readers recognize. To reduce costs, all books in the line have a fixed page length. Once printed, they are marketed in a block. Single-title romance novels are not part of a category line, their page length is not fixed, and each is sold on an individual basis.Vanessa Grant, Writing Romance, 2001 

Writing Quote: The Biographer’s Fascination with Their Subjects’ Sexual Lives

One respect in which modern biography resembles fiction is its fascination with its subjects' sexual lives. In the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries the novel was the literary genre above all others to which readers turned for the representation of sexuality. Biography restricted itself to the public lives of its subjects--or, insofar as it dealt with their private lives, did not intrude into the bedroom.David Lodge, The Practice of Writing, 1996 

Writing Quote: True Crime Book Research

Writing a true crime book requires the writer to dig into angles not covered in the original rush of publicity and to deeply research the stories of victims, survivors, investigators, attorneys, and others; review all court, prison, psychiatric, medical, police and other documents about the perpetrator and interview people close to him.Gretchen Brinck, authorsontheweb.com, 2002 


Incidents listed are selected by the Officer In Charge of each shift that may have significant public interest. Incidents listed are not inclusive of all incidents. Requests for information can be directed to the MPD Records Unit: (608) 266-4075. Incident Report for Case #2014-383211 Incident Type Robbery Incident Date 11/21/2014 - 11:44 PM Address 13...

Kenya Police: Al-Shabab Militants Kill 28 in Bus

Kenya Police: Al-Shabab Militants Kill 28 in Bus Kenya Police: Al-Shabab Militants Kill 28 in BusABC NewsA shortage of personnel and lack of equipment led to a slow response by police when the information was received, the officers said. They said the attackers have more sophisticated weaponry than the police who waited for military reinforcements before ...Police: Al-Shabab militants kill 28 in Kenya bus Dallas Morning News
  November 22, 2014