Sandra Bland’s Alleged Suicide Is Now Officially Being Investigated as a Murder

News.Mic On Monday afternoon, Waller County District Attorney Elton Mathis announced the death of Sandra Bland, which was initially ruled a suicide, would be treated “as it would be in a murder investigation.” Mathis also said while the Texas Rangers were leading the investigation, the FBI was now supervising it. “It is very much too early to… More Sandra Bland’s Alleged Suicide Is Now Officially Being Investigated as a Murder

White Supremacist Starts Legal Defense Fund After FBI Visit About Dylann Roof

TPM Muckraker The founder of the online white supremacist forum Stormfront.org this week began soliciting donations for a legal defense fund, just days after he was reportedly visited by the FBI in connection with last month’s shooting at a historic black church in Charleston, South Carolina. Don Black, the former Ku Klux Klan grand dragon… More White Supremacist Starts Legal Defense Fund After FBI Visit About Dylann Roof

Why the FBI’s Suicide Note to MLK Still Matters

I had actually forgotten about this for a while. I first learned of it in a Black Studies class in College then on  a television documentary… The Daily Beast ~ Nick Gillespie A reminder that Washington has been toying with and lying to Americans for a long, long time. The more we learn about the government… More Why the FBI’s Suicide Note to MLK Still Matters

Michael Grimm Barred From Entering FBI Offices Where He Claims He Left On Good Terms

The plot thickens for “Mickey Suits” (aka Michael Grimm)… The Huffington Post Rep. Michael Grimm, who quit as an FBI agent eight years ago, was barred from returning to its New York field offices — even after he was elected to Congress, DNAinfo New York has learned. Federal security personnel at the FBI’s headquarters in… More Michael Grimm Barred From Entering FBI Offices Where He Claims He Left On Good Terms

Rep. Michael Grimm, facing federal charges, surrenders to FBI

Mr. Tough Guy turns himself in… The Washington Post Rep. Michael G. Grimm (R-N.Y.) surrendered Monday morning to federal authorities in New York as he faces multiple charges connected to a restaurant business he operated before entering Congress in 2011, according to sources familiar with the long-running probe into the lawmaker’s finances. Grimm spent much of… More Rep. Michael Grimm, facing federal charges, surrenders to FBI

FBI Arrests 18 L.A. Sherriff’s Deputies in Corruption/Inmate Abuse Investigation

It’s good to read how the tables can turn on the bad apples in law enforcement… Daily Kos One small blow, perhaps, to the burgeoning Prison Industrial Complex. From NBC News: Nearly 20 L.A. current and former sheriff’s deputies were expected to be arrested Monday in connection with a two-year- federal probe into corruption and inmate… More FBI Arrests 18 L.A. Sherriff’s Deputies in Corruption/Inmate Abuse Investigation

Second Boston Marathon suspect now in custody: Summary

Daily Kos A brief summary of today’s events for those who were unable to follow them throughout the day. Here’s hoping this wraps up a truly monstrous week. After a shootout with police that left Tamerlan Tsarnaev (“Suspect 1”) dead last evening, today began with a street-to-street search for the remaining suspect in Watertown and… More Second Boston Marathon suspect now in custody: Summary