Monthly Archives: October 2016

#WalterScott Shooting: Jury selection begins for the murder trial of officer Michael Slager

Jury selection is underway for the murder trial of former South Carolina cop Michael Slager, who shot and killed unarmed motorist Walter Scott during a traffic stop in early April 2015 in what prosecutors have alleged is murder, PEOPLE confirms. … Continue reading

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Jury selection begins in Officer #RayTensing murder of Sam DuBose

CINCINNATI — One of the most controversial and heated trials in Hamilton County history begins in earnest Monday with attorneys starting the process of questioning nearly 200 potential jurors in court. Ultimately, 12 jurors and four alternates will be chosen … Continue reading

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Monday Open Thread | Cop’s Wife Blames Fake Robbery on Black Lives Matter

The wife of a police officer in Millbury, MA claimed that she was the victim of a robbery earlier this month where someone ransacked her house and stole thousands of dollars worth of jewelry.  The woman also claimed the perpetrator … Continue reading

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Sunday Open Thread

Have a Blessed Sunday, Everyone. Must see movie… ‘Moonlight’

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Saturday Open Thread

Hat tip: The Shade Room These young ladies killed their Halloween costumes as trophies

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Friday Open Thread

Happy Friday, Everyone! TGIF

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Thursday Open Thread

Introducing Effie T. Brown…

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Wednesday Open Thread

Happy HUMP day, Everyone. Liza: “This is what the election is about now, folks. Trump is a monster. He calls Hillary names and he is apparently guilty of sexual assault. I have vague memories of real issues being out there … Continue reading

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Tuesday Open Thread

TREASURE our TRUE FRIENDS

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St. Louis police lock up black man for spitting on the ground

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