Articles Tagged with police

Unborn Baby Grazed By Bullet, Pregnant Woman Delivers After Being Shot

Unborn baby grazed by bullet as pregnant woman forced to deliver after shooting

A woman eight-and-a-half months pregnant was forced to give birth early after she and her husband were shot Tuesday afternoon in Bakersfield, California. Adrianna Bravo, 33, was rushed to the hospital after the shooting and was forced to give birth. The baby is healthy, although police say it’s possible the baby was struck by the… Read more »

Want To Record A Police Beatdown? There’s An App For That

New app lets users record a police beatdown

Concerned about police activity in the neighborhood? Worried about the cops beating up friends and relatives, or just want to take a stand for social justice? There’s an app for that. The American Civil Liberties Union of California released a smart phone app last week that will allow users to video police activity and then… Read more »

Journalist Beaten By Baltimore Police During Freddie Gray Protests

Freddie Gray Protests

Tense protests broke out in Baltimore on Saturday in response to the death of Freddie Gray, a 25-year-old black man who died in police custody after a serious back injury. During the protests, at least one journalist was detained and another was injured by police. J.M. Giordano, photo editor for the City Paper, was taking… Read more »

San Francisco Cops Sending Racist Texts Could Go Unpunished

San Francisco cops who sent racist text messages could go free

When a San Francisco police bureau decided to protect its officers and delay in reporting their racist text messages to officials they could have been laying the groundwork to shield them from discipline. The delay in punishing the officers means the one-year deadline for disciplining the 14 officers involved in texting racist and homophobic messages… Read more »

San Francisco Drug Task Force Only Arresting Black People

San Francisco Drug Task Force Only Arresting Black People

San Francisco police and the Drug Enforcement Agency are on a mission to rid city streets of drug dealers; the only problem is, they’ve only arrested black people. During a joint mission dubbed “Operation Safe Schools” designed to crack down on drug dealing near elementary schools, 37 suspects were arrested, all of them black, according… Read more »

Claudia Lawrence Still Missing, Suspect Arrested For Murder

Claudia Lawrence Suspect Arrested

Claudia Lawrence has been missing for more than six years. However, police have arrested a 50-year-old man on suspicion of murdering the young woman. Miss Lawrence’s father, Peter Lawrence, reported his 35-year-old daughter missing on March 19, 2009. Claudia was last seen leaving her work as a chef the day before, but when she didn’t… Read more »

Sheriffs Arrest Man, 73: Dead Wife Found In Chicken Coup

Sheriffs Arrest Sigfredo Concepcion

Sheriffs arrested a 73-year-old man on suspicion of murdering his wife. Sigfredo Concepcion was taken into custody for the murder of his 64-year-old wife, Linda Concepcion. Sheriffs charged the elder with shooting his wife to death. The sheriff’s report alleges Sigfredo shot and killed his wife and then placed her dead body in a chicken… Read more »