Caldwell man charged in knifepoint robbery

Caldwell man charged in knifepoint robbery Caldwell man charged in knifepoint robberyKTVBThe robber demanded the clerk hand over all the money in the cash register. When she did, the robber fled with the money and the beer. The clerk, a 21-year-old woman, was not injured during the robbery. Detectives received a tip Monday morning that ...Caldwell man arrested following Rite Aid robbery The Idaho StatesmanMan Arrested for Rite-Aid Robbery FOX 47 NewsCaldwell robbery suspect arrested Idaho Press-Tribune
  November 25, 2014  

Everytown for Gun Safety Releases Gun Control Talking Points for Thanksgiving …

Everytown for Gun Safety Releases Gun Control Talking Points for Thanksgiving ...Breitbart NewsBloomberg-funded Everytown for Gun Safety has released a guide to help gun control proponents talk their family members and friends into supporting more gun control at the Thanksgiving dinner table. Titled, "Talking Turkey," the guide purports to ...
  November 25, 2014  

Woman Says Prosecutor Sought Nude Photos

     (CN) - An Alabama prosecutor allegedly used court records to contact a local woman and ask her to send him nude photos via her cell phone, a lawsuit filed by the woman in question claims.     Sherry McCormick, a resident of Coffee County, Ala., sued attorney Josh Pipkin, Katie Pipkin and the City of Enterprise in the county circuit court on claims of invasion of privacy, willful deceit, vicarious liability and defamation.   &n...
  November 25, 2014  

Darren Wilson Investigation Swayed by Favoritism from Start

Darren Wilson Investigation Swayed by Favoritism from Start “Any time I’m involved in an officer-involved shooting, be it a fatal one or non-fatal, it is always during my initial investigation listed as an assault on law enforcement,” explained the St. Louis County Police Detective who inaugurated the investigation of the Michael Brown shooting. “Officer Wilson … was the victim of the assault we were investigating.” Once it had been established that the living, armed individual was the “victim” and the dead, bullet-ridden bo...
  November 25, 2014  

Tempe police in officer-involved shooting

Tempe police in officer-involved shootingazcentral.comTempe police were investigating an officer-involved shooting that took place in central Tempe late Tuesday morning, according to a police spokesman. Officers were responding to an area on Apache Boulevard east of McClintock Drive a little after 11:30 a ...Tempe police investigating officer-involved shooting KGUN 9Tempe police officer involved in shooting KTAR.com
  November 25, 2014  

Skowhegan drug bust lands man in jail

Skowhegan drug bust lands man in jailBangor Daily NewsSKOWHEGAN, Maine — A local man with a history of drug offenses is facing more charges after more than $10,000 in contraband was seized from an Oak Street residence, police said. Roberto Figueroa, 57, is accused of aggravated trafficking in a Schedule ...
  November 25, 2014  

Examining The Ferguson Decision

Examining The Ferguson Decision As the world watched, last night prosecutor Bob McCulloch announced the findings of the grand jury in the decision over whether or not charges should be filed against Officer Darren Wilson for the death of Michael Brown in Ferguson, MO. In a move that astonished and disappointed many, the grand jury did not find that there was enough evidence to bring even charges of involuntary manslaughter against Wilson. First off, there has been some confusion in the media in representing precisely what a g...

Woman, 72, bound and robbed during home invasion in Bessemer

Woman, 72, bound and robbed during home invasion in Bessemer Woman, 72, bound and robbed during home invasion in BessemerAL.comBESSEMER, Alabama - A 72-year-old woman was bound and robbed during a weekend home invasion, and now authorities are trying to determine whether the attack is linked to a similar incident in Shelby County. The break-in happened just before ...
  November 25, 2014  

Mother claims man police fired on after car chase was rushing ill child home

Mother claims man police fired on after car chase was rushing ill child homeFlorida Times-UnionWhen the chase ended at the Plantation apartment complex, Dennison appeared to have a handgun when he got out of the car, Butler said. In what Butler described as a simultaneous action, Garcia waved his gun off and fired about the same time he ...
  November 25, 2014  

Facebook Threats Argument Next Week

Elonis v. United States, the Facebook threats case, will be argued next week.  We filed our brief last October, and I wrote this post the same day.Amy Howe has this "plain English" post on the case at SCOTUSblog.  She noted it is unlikely that the Justices are much familiar with Facebook and wonders if that will affect the case.  It shouldn't, in my opinion.  The definition of a prohibited threat should not vary with the medium.  The fact that people...
  November 25, 2014