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Florida police officer has place been on paid administrative leave after cell phone video showed him using a Taser to stun a 62-year-old African-American woman in the back as she was walking away.
Viola Young, 62, approaches Officer Mahan to ask about one of the men who was being detained. Mahan advises her to stay back, and tries to grab her arm. After she turns and walks away, the officer pulls out his Taser and fires it into her back.
Young falls face down onto the pavement.
She was taken into custody on charges of resisting an officer without violence. Young was released on Wednesday.
Runaway Plaintiff: One of Kansas GOPs last hopes for holding Senate seat goes AWOL
30 Sep 2014
A lawyer who is suing the Kansas Democratic Party had an extremely awkward moment on Monday when he showed up before the Kansas Supreme Court in Topeka missing something crucial to his case: his client.
Haney sued the Democratic Party on behalf of Kansan David Orel, who claimed that Democrats disenfranchised him and other Democratic voters in the state when Taylor dropped out of the race. However, Orels claims have been undermined by the fact that he is the father of one of Republican Gov. Sam Brownbacks senior staffers.
In court, the Democratic Partys attorneys hoped to question Orel about his true allegiances, but Orel declined to attend Mondays hearing rather than face close questioning. Attorney Randall Rathbun said that the case should be dismissed out of hand.
Haney has spent much of that past few months in Kansas courts attempting to use the law to sabotage Ormans chances against Roberts. State Democrats are largely falling in line behind the independent candidate in hopes that he will vote with Democrats in the Senate more often than Republicans.
Video at: http://www.rawstory.com/rs/2014/09/runaway-plaintiff-one-of-kansas-gops-last-hopes-for-holding-senate-seat-goes-awol/
Per youtube, this was filmed in Durham, NC.
By Tiffany Willis on September 25, 2014
Pieper was about to do a report on the need for school crossing guards when he said the words that will doubtless have a huge impact on his career.
And Dave wants you to also mention that parents do their f jobs and walk their little kids to school on their own and not rely on everyone else. Kind of like people rely on government assistance for their entire lives. And bye Felicia. I actually added the part about government assistance but its true. I mean, how old are these kids? Pieper said.
The ridiculous Amy Yensi laughed and said, I think I qualify for government assistance.
Just check that box, girl, Pieper said.
Yensi popped off with EBT, an acronym for Electronic Benefits Transfer cards.
The station issued a lame apology.
As a result of a technical error during a program break this morning, a personal conversation between an anchor and a reporter was unintentionally placed on air, the note read. News 12 the Bronx deeply regrets that this incident took place. The remarks of these individuals in no way reflect the views of News 12 management or other News 12 personnel.
OK trooper tells local news: Best way not to get raped by cops is to follow the law
23 Sep 2014
An Oklahoma Highway Patrol official reportedly told women that the best way not to get raped by an officer was to follow the law.
In recent months, an Oklahoma Highway Patrol officer and an Oklahoma City Police officer have been accused of repeatedly raping women, often during traffic stops.
After a Tulsa County sheriffs deputy was arrested last week for sexually assaulting a woman while responding to a 911 call, Tulsa NBC News affiliate KJRH decided to ask the Oklahoma Highway Patrol how to stay safe during a traffic stop.
The department noted that troopers should always be in uniform, and that women were allowed to keep their car door locked, and to speak with officers through a cracked window. A trooper should rarely ask a person to come back to the patrol car, OHP advised.
There are certain situations where we do that, Capt. George Brown told KJRH. If someone doesnt have a drivers license on their person. We asked for an ID or drivers licence, if they cant provide it, rather than stand outside the car writing [a ticket], which puts us in a bad location, we may ask a female back to the car so we can get her information.
The KJRH anchor said that Brown concluded with this advice: The captain says anything that happens inside a troopers car is videotaped, and he says that supervisors do review those tapes.
He says the best tip that he can give is to follow the law in the first place so you dont get pulled over, the anchor added.
Brown told KWTV that OHP was working to regain the publics trust.
There are entirely more good officers than there are the few bad apples that exist out there, and we want people to know that, he explained. We have a lot of good troopers, a lot of good officers out there doing a lot of good things daily, and we want to continue that and have the public continue their trust in us.
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