This Georgia Police Department Just Can’t Stay Out Of The News

At a time when eagle-eyed journalists have eyes trained on police and reports of civil suits are more hourly than weekly, it seems prudent for officers to take extra care to follow the letter of the law. But for whatever reason, officers in the Roswell Police Department cannot seem to stop screwing up. In the past month, it’s emerged that: The department kept a police dog in service after it ignored its handlers’ commands and repeatedly attacked a teenager. An officer

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Ohio Judge Orders Convict’s Mouth Taped Shut

An Ohio judge, fed up with the disruptive behavior of a convict in his courtroom, ordered bailiffs to tape the man’s mouth shut, leaving him pleading his case through red duct tape. Cuyahoga County Judge John Russo took the unconventional step on Tuesday while presiding over 32-year-old Franklyn Williams’ sentencing hearing. In December 2017, Williams was convicted of aggravated robbery, kidnapping, theft, misuse of credit cards and having weapons under a disability, Cleveland.com

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Family Of Elizabeth Tollison, Accidentally Killed By LAPD, Files Claim

The family of 49-year-old Elizabeth Tollison, whom California police officers accidentally shot and killed during a hostage situation, filed a wrongful death claim on Wednesday against the Los Angeles Police Department. Tollison died outside a Van Nuys church on June 16 after 32-year-old Guillermo Perez placed a knife against her neck in front of three officers, who opened fire. Both Perez and Tollison, who were homeless, died at the scene. The claim, filed by attorney Brian T. Dunn on

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Goldman Sachs Vice President Charged With Insider Trading

By Brendan Pierson NEW YORK (Reuters) — Federal prosecutors charged a vice president at Goldman Sachs Group Inc on Thursday with making more than $130,000 through illegal trades using inside information about companies advised by the investment bank. Prosecutors said Woojae Jung, a 37-year old South Korean citizen, used confidential information about upcoming transactions he learned through his work for the bank, to trade in companies such as W.R. Grace & Co and Foresight Energy LP,

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RFK Jr. Seeking New Investigation Into His Father’s Assassination

Robert Kennedy Jr. had a three-hour prison meeting in California with his father’s convicted killer and left convinced a new investigation into the murder is needed, he told The Washington Post. Kennedy, who did not reveal the details of his jailhouse talk with Sirhan Sirhan, believes there was a second gunman when Robert Kennedy was fatally shot at the Ambassador Hotel in Los Angeles after winning the Democratic presidential primary in California on June 5, 1968. “There were too many

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LeSean McCoy, Buffalo Bills Player, Denies Involvement In Assault Of Ex-Girlfriend

An attorney for the estranged girlfriend of Buffalo Bills running back LeSean McCoy says her client was badly beaten during a home invasion that McCoy may have played a role in. Delicia Cordon, McCoy’s ex-girlfriend, was sleeping in her home in Milton, Georgia, on Tuesday when an armed intruder entered the residence with no signs of forced entry. Attorneys with the law office of Tanya Mitchell Graham said the male suspect demanded “specific items of jewelry” that McCoy had given

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Suspect In Custody After Shooting At California High School, 1 Injured

A teen suspect is in custody after police responded to reports of shots fired at a high school in Palmdale, California. One person has been injured, according to multiple reports. Update: 1 suspect being detained regarding the person with a gun the call at Highland High school in Palmdale. @PalmdaleSheriff @LANLASD @SEBLASD @SCVSHERIFF Deputies on scene searching campus. No other information available. — LA County Sheriff's (@LASDHQ) May 11, 2018 Numerous 911 calls came in

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Man Convicted Of Hate Crime After Burning Down Texas Mosque

VICTORIA, Texas (AP) — A man accused of torching a South Texas mosque last year has been convicted of federal arson and explosives charges and of a hate crime charge. A jury in Victoria, Texas, deliberated about three hours before convicting 26-year-old Marq Vincent Perez. Prosecutor Sharad Khandelwal said during the trial that a “rabid hatred” of Muslims led Perez to set fire last year to an Islamic center in Victoria, destroying the building. Another prosecutor asserted that Perez

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Georgia Highway Sniper ‘Idolized’ Parkland Shooter, Police Say

A gunman who targeted cars on a Georgia highway on Friday, injuring three people, “idolized” the suspected shooter in the massacre in Parkland, Florida, according to police. Rex Whitmire Harbour, 26, died of a self-inflicted gunshot wound after carrying out a sniper-style attack on motorists driving along a state highway in Gainesville, Georgia, Hall County Sheriff Gerald Couch told reporters on Saturday. Investigators searched Harbour’s home in Snellville, Georgia, and

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Twitter Users Blame Pikachu For Vandalism At Nebraska GOP Office

After the Nebraska Republican Party headquarters in Lincoln, Nebraska, was vandalized on Tuesday, Twitter users were eager to inform on the No. 1 suspect: Pikachu. The window of the GOP office was broken with bricks, The Associated Press reported, while “Abolish ICE” was also spray-painted on the sidewalk in front of the headquarters. But a number of social media users noticed that the broken glass left a silhouette that resembled the Pokemon character. I think we have a suspect

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