Tracy Morgan stunned that WalMart is blaming the victims of fatal crash

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Tracy Morgan is a bit stunned by WalMart’s allegations in their response to his lawsuit. “After I heard what Walmart said in court I felt I had to speak out,” Morgan said in a statement Tuesday. “I can’t believe Walmart is blaming me for an accident that they caused. My friends and I were doing [...]

Reggie Miller tweets plea for help to find missing neice

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Reggie Miller, a five-time NBA All-Star and current NBA analyst for TNT, tweeted out a plea for help in finding his 16-year-old niece, Nikki Miller. Anyone with any information is asked to call the Orange County Sheriff’s Department at 714-647-7000. For more info visit here.

Delta Sigma Theta and local church hosting Domestic Violence Summit on Oct. 25

The Cedar Crest Church of Christ and Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Inc. in partnership with C.R.E.S.T. Inc. (the community outreach arm of the church) will present a Domestic Violence Summit to the Community regarding the awareness and the dangers of this issue. The Summit will be held at the Cedar Crest Church, 2134 Cedar Crest [...]

Ferguson cop expected to be OK after suffering gunshot in the arm

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ST. LOUIS – A Ferguson, Mo., police officer was shot in the arm Saturday night after encountering two suspects at a community center who fired at him, authorities say. Police say the shooting occurred while the officer was on routine patrol at the Ferguson Community Center. Tim Zoll of the Ferguson Police Department said the [...]

Dallas Parking Services plan to crack down on residents offering parking to fair goers

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Parking Services will issue criminal citations to those operating without a permit inside and outside the crown area, two streets out. The goal is to discourage individuals who flag people onto vacant lots or the parking lots of closed establishments without permission to use the property. This situation has resuled  in some unknowing fairgoers having [...]

Does video evidence make a pre-existing bias against a defendant stronger?

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Where people look as they watch video evidence varies wildly and has a big impact on bias in legal punishment decisions, report researchers. The study raises questions about why people fail to be objective when confronted with video evidence. In a series of three experiments, participants who viewed videotaped altercations formed biased punishment decisions about [...]

NFL and Goodell continues to drop the ball on Ray Rice situation

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By George E. Curry, NNPA Columnist NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell has finally emerged from his self-imposed witness protection program, held a press conference, and even attended a football game Sunday. Now that Goodell has come out of hiding, it is not clear that the NFL is any closer to getting it right, as he keeps putting it, [...]

Time to build a partnership between police officers and communities they serve

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By Ben Jealous What is community policing? In the wake of increased shootings in Ferguson and around the country, there has been a renewed public interest in the role of police, the extent of police brutality, and the prevalence of racial bias. These are not new issues, and in fact a number of organizations have been [...]

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