Remember Gilberto Matamoros, the Miami man who was shown on YouTube being beaten by police as he lay on the ground? After the government said he wouldn't be charged, they changed their mind, charging him with "resisting arrest without violence" because he tried to cover his head while the police beat him. He finally stopped covering his head once he was knocked out and had to be rushed to a hospital.Read more »
Adrenaline Junkie cops trespass and drag innocent woman by her hair from her car and threaten her 14 year old sonRead more »
Johnathan Irish and Stephanie Taylor emerged from a closed family court hearing Thursday afternoon with smiles on their faces and indicated they may be getting back their daughter Cheyenne, whom state officials took from them hours after her birth last week. Irish said he was instructed to say nothing about the hearing, citing a state confidentiality law.Read more »
The victim's mother and her lawyers in a civil case have raised questions about the investigation of the June 17 crash after no charges or citations were issued to Denise Heckel, a former dispatcher for the Kenosha County Sheriff's Department and other agencies. The driver who struck and killed a 15-year-old girl in Kenosha County is Sheriff David G. Beth's cousin.Read more »
The Fort Worth (Texas) city council approved a $120,000 settlement for a man beaten in police custody. According to a newspaper report, the victim received a broken nose, a shattered eye socket, and traumatic brain damage, while the officer responsible for the abuse received only a light reprimand for his actions.Read more »
If his diary and witness accounts are to be believed, Nicholas Pinto endured months of physical, sexual and mental abuse in prison. Guards roughed him up, made him stand naked in a cold cell for hours at a time, and taunted him relentlessly. A fellow inmate raped him night after night, beat him when he resisted, and stole his possessions.
And no one, he claimed, did a thing about it.Read more »
Cops slap and taze ten year old, assault grandfather.Read more »
AKRON, Ohio - A Summit County Sheriff's Deputy has been suspended after video showed him assaulting an inmate. Surveillance cameras were rolling in the booking area of the Summit County Jail on February 21, as 42-year-old Douglas Brown waited to be booked on a charge of disorderly conduct. Deputy Jeffrey Dempsey then instructed Brown to put down a fingerprint reader he was holding. When Brown refused, and gave him the finger, the deputy slapped him in the head and threw him to the ground.Read more »
Fifteen phony products — including a gasoline-powered alarm clock — won a label from the government certifying them as energy efficient in a test of the federal "Energy Star" program.Read more »
Parents who asked son's abuser for cash instead of getting the authorities involved were criticized.Read more »
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