The latest on the Southern California City of Bell probably won't surprise anyone. "The scandal-plagued city of Bell mismanaged more than $50 million in bond money, levied illegal taxes and paid exorbitant salaries to its leaders, according to a state audit released Wednesday..."
Not that this should be a surprise from Bell, California...
A memo titled the "Bell Police Department Baseball Game," assigns "singles," "doubles," "triples" and "home runs" to increasingly more serious infractions, starting with parking tickets and moving on to vehicle impounds and felony arrests of drivers. Police officers competed to issue tickets, impound cars and arrest motorists.
A Vestal NY man is pulled over in Pennsylvania by PA State Troopers and is mercilessly beaten, which is shown on the dash cam video.
The man Robert Leone was then sentenced to 1 1/2 to 4 years after beating 20 of the 24 charges levied against him. Robert sure made some unwise decisions and may have been under the influence of bipolar medication.
NEWARK -- A decorated Newark police detective whose background was highlighted in a petition the ACLU filed earlier this month seeking federal oversight of the department, pleaded guilty Friday to beating a handcuffed prisoner four years ago.
Vernon Parker, 37, of West Orange, faces eight years in prison for fracturing Shannon Taylor’s eye socket and shattering his jaw during a 2006 assault at the Franklin Street lockup, Acting Essex County Prosecutor Robert Laurino said.
FDLE investigating deputy-involved shooting in Leesburg - "[Deputies] were looking for attempted murder suspect Jonathan Brown. Deputies said they found Brown's motorcycle in front of Scott's apartment and believed Brown was inside.
They said they knocked on the door and when Scott opened the door, he had a gun in his hand. Deputies said Scott had the gun pointed in their direction, so one of the deputies opened fire, killing Scott."
So when the police sergeant in this photo gave the heave-ho to dozens of bell-ringing Mexican ice cream vendors during yesterday's San Francisco Symphony event at Dolores Park -- bell-ringing and classical music do not a mixture make -- he felt compelled to turn his attention upon the cherubic kiddies hawking lemonade and brownies...
Wisconsin Recall 2012: Scott Walker, Tom Barrett Face Off In Contest Over A Year In The Making
By SCOTT BAUER, THE ASSOCIATED PRESS
MADISON, Wis. — Following a brief but bruising campaign, both sides of the recall election targeting Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker are prepared for a razor-thin margin Tuesday as the Republican tries to become the first U.S. governor to successfully fend off a recall effort.
Protesting the shameful closings of children's lemonade stands around the USA, Robert Fernandes organized Lemonade Freedom Day. Protests took place in several cities. In Philadelphia Mr. Fernandes and his family were part of setting up a lemonade stand in Rittenhouse Square in center city.