Archives for April 2015

South Carolina Cops Fired After Severely Beating Man

Chief David King said in a release that his department had no option other than to terminate Robert Joshua Shaw and John Bell based on information provided by SLED and after meeting with the solicitor’s office.

FOX Carolina 21 Honea Path officers accused of using excessive force fired

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Baltimore Mayor Vetoed Bill Requiring Body Cams For Cops

On December 2, Ms Rawlings-Blake vetoed a bill that would have made it mandatory for Baltimore police officers to be equipped with body cameras.

Baltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake listens as the Baltimore NAACP’s Tessa Hill-Aston speaks about Freddie Gray’s death.

Baltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake listens as the Baltimore NAACP’s Tessa Hill-Aston speaks about Freddie Gray’s death. (ANTIMEDIA) “We also gave those who wished to destroy space to do that.” Those are the words spoken on Saturday by Baltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake that propelled her into the national political

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US To Expand ISIS Fight

Officials say escalation is needed to placate coalition partners.

A fighter from Syria's al-Qaida-linked Nusra Front holds his group flag as he stands in front of the governor building in Idlib province, north Syria.

A fighter from Syria's al-Qaida-linked Nusra Front holds his group flag as he stands in front of the governor building in Idlib province, north Syria. The war against ISIS in Iraq and Syria isn’t exactly making headway, indeed it seems destined to be the latest open-ended military boondoggle in a long line for the US in that

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Charter Schools Cheating Communities Out Of Millions

New report warns that, due to lack of oversight, ‘vast majority of the fraud perpetrated by charter officials will go undetected’.

"Charter schools act like they have a 'get out of accountability free' card," said Jonathan Stith, spokesperson for the Alliance to Reclaim Our Schools. (Image courtesy of report)

"Charter schools act like they have a 'get out of accountability free' card," said Jonathan Stith, spokesperson for the Alliance to Reclaim Our Schools. (Image from report) Accepting and soliciting bribes. Diverting public funds for personal profit. Lying about the number of students. These are just a few examples of the fraud and

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Baltimore Officials: No Immediate Decision In Gray Case

Gray’s death was the latest in a series of high-profile cases around the country in which black men have died as the result of encounters with police.

Baltimore police officers stand outside of Oriole Park at Camden Yards, Monday, April 27, 2015, in Baltimore.

Baltimore police officers stand outside of Oriole Park at Camden Yards, Monday, April 27, 2015, in Baltimore. BALTIMORE — Having weathered two all-night curfews with no major disturbances, Baltimore officials are now trying to manage growing expectations they will immediately decide whether to prosecute six police officers involved in the

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