Several videos posted online appear to show a New York City police officer using a chokehold on a suspected farebeater in an incident that took place just days before Staten Island resident Eric Garner died during a similar arrest last week.
Police Detain Man for Walking With Hands in Pockets
A man from Pontiac, MI was stopped on the street and interrogated by an Oakland County Sheriff on Thanksgiving for walking with his hands in his pockets while it was snowing.The man, Brandon B Waxx McKean, pulled his hands out of his pockets to record this abuse of power.
Charles Barkley: Without Cops, Ferguson Would Be 'Wild, Wild West'
Shortly after the Ferguson grand jury decision was announced last week, Charles Barkley went on Philadelphia's 97.5 Fanatic radio station with host Mike Missanelli, where he shared his reaction to the decision not to indict Officer Darren Wilson in the shooting death of Michael Brown.
Fox Affiliate Apologizes for Deceptive 'Kill a Cop' Edit
Baltimore Fox affiliate WBFF apologized today for a deceptive edit on a protest video that made it sound like police protesters were chanting "kill a cop" when they were actually changing "'til killer cops are in cell blocks."
Stephen A. Smith: If NFL Can Welcome Back Michael Vick, Ray Rice Could Return Too
Les Grossman 2014 wrote: Stephen A. Smith joined Sean Hannity tonight to talk about Ray Rice and the question of whether he can ever make a comeback in the NFL. And honestly, Smith said, if Michael Vick return to the NFL after a dog-fighting scandal nearly tanked his career, there's hope for Rice too.
Daniele Watts, Django Actress Tells CNN Why She Didn't Give 'Condescending' LAPD Officer Her ID
Dole Mite wrote: Danièle Watts and boyfriend Brian James Lucas appeared on CNN's New Day Monday morning and recounted the incident with the LAPD in which Watts was detained after she refused to surrender identification. The incident occurred after the couple had been seen kissing in Studio City, and Watts and Lucas believed, according to posts on their respective Facebook walls, that the cops mistook them for a prostitute and john.
ESPN announced that longtime sports anchor Stuart Scott has died at the age of 49 after a long battle with cancer. This year he was honored with the ESPYs Jimmy Valvano Perseverance Award. In his remarks he said, “When you die, it does not mean that you lose to cancer,” Scott told the audience. “You beat cancer by how you live, why you live, and in the manner in which you live.”
Kerry Washington Public Service Announcement on Domestic Violence
Allstate News wrote: Kerry Washington joins Allstate Foundation Purple Purse to raise awareness for domestic violence and the financial abuse that occurs in 98 percent of all cases. Help ensure domestic violence survivors aren't financially trapped in an abusive relationship at PurplePurse.com.