Autopsy Of Mentally Ill Black Man Shows LAPD Shot Him In Back

TPM LiveWire The Los Angeles Police Department released an autopsy on Monday revealing that a mentally ill black man killed by LAPD officers in August was shot three times, including once in the back, according to television station KABC. The autopsy stated that the shot to Ezell Ford’s back and another to his abdomen were… More Autopsy Of Mentally Ill Black Man Shows LAPD Shot Him In Back

Christopher Dorner: cabin fire was not intentional, say police

I’ve been hesitant to write about this story due to some unresolved ambivalence on my part. On one hand, I recognize completely that Christopher Dorner coldly murdered four people.  There is absolutely no justification for such actions by a sane and rational human being.  The question remains, however, was he sane and rational?  It seems to… More Christopher Dorner: cabin fire was not intentional, say police

10 things you need to know today: February 12, 2013

The Week North Korea conducts a nuclear test, Obama preps for the State of the Union, and more in our roundup of the stories that are making news and driving opinion 1. NORTH KOREA STAGES LONG-THREATENED NUCLEAR TEST North Korea confirmed Tuesday that it had conducted its third nuclear test, provoking immediate and harsh criticism… More 10 things you need to know today: February 12, 2013

10 things you need to know today: February 10, 2013

The Week The first lady attends a Chicago teen’s funeral, the world celebrates Chinese New Year, and more in our roundup of the stories that are making news and driving opinion 1. NORTHEAST DIGS OUT AFTER BIG WINTER STORM Utility workers braved temperatures in the teens on Saturday and Sunday to restore power to some 650,000… More 10 things you need to know today: February 10, 2013

Ex-cop and murder suspect Christopher Dorner references journalists in manifesto

It will be interesting to see how this saga plays out. Yes, he’s a very bad guy who shot innocent people and should be held accountable.  Yet, in reading about this guy I just wonder how he made it on the LAPD force to begin with. He sounds like he is at least….mentally unstable. Politico… More Ex-cop and murder suspect Christopher Dorner references journalists in manifesto

Reggie Doucet Jr, 25-Year-Old Hollywood Model And College Football Star, Shot To Death By LAPD In Front Of Playa Vista Home

:::Sigh:::  LA Weekly Update: A revised LAPD report says Doucet tried to take the black officer’s gun during the fight — for that, he was immediately killed. Updated after the jump: LAPD officers are out of the hospital — they were both punched in the head by Doucet. The officer who shot him was a… More Reggie Doucet Jr, 25-Year-Old Hollywood Model And College Football Star, Shot To Death By LAPD In Front Of Playa Vista Home

Michael Jackson’s Seven Doctors Not Criminally Charged in His Death

This is not right, in my opinion… Black Voices As investigators continue to probe the circumstances surrounding the death of pop phenom Michael Jackson, California State Attorney General Jerry Brown’s Bureau of Narcotic Enforcement has not filed charges against seven of the doctors who treated the entertainer. Conrad Murray, who was Jackson’s personal physician, was… More Michael Jackson’s Seven Doctors Not Criminally Charged in His Death