DA has not ruled if cop will face homicide charges in death of Eric Garner

Officer Daniel Pantaleo via YouTube

The city medical examiner has ruled the death of Eric Garner, the 43-year-old father whose death in police custody sparked national outrage, a homicide, saying a chokehold killed him. The medical examiner said compression of the neck and chest, along with Garner’s positioning on the ground while being restrained by police during the July 17 [...]

The case against John Wiley Price unveiled by FBI

Long-time Dallas County Commissioner John Wiley Price is accused by the FBI of defrauding the taxpayers of Dallas and the federal government according to the FBI during a press conference following his arrest Friday morning. He and his co-defendants are facing a 13 count, 107 page indictment was issued. Others named in the indictment include: his longtime [...]

BREAKING NEWS: John Wiley Price reportedly arrested

John Wiley Price

Published news reports on local news stations indicate Commissioner John Wiley Price was arrested on charges related to the FBI’s three year investigation. Also his assistant Daphney Fain and political consultant Kathy Nealy were arrested as well reportedly. At the end of June 2011, Price’s home and office was searched and the public became aware he [...]

Instead of paying a living wage, McDonalds fired the single mom arrested in SC

Debra Harrell

  By Ruth Ferguson, NDG Editor Now McDonalds, which has come under fire from employees and others about the fact they do not provide a living wage, had an opportunity to be a hero. However, instead of helping a struggling single mom working for the popular fast food chain – she was fired. Debra Harrell [...]

Abbott applauds Perry, but says federal government will pay the bill

Abbott listens as Perry announces deployment of National Guard on the Texas border.

AUSTIN— Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott issued the following statement regarding the decision announced today to deploy the National Guard to the Texas-Mexico border: “I applaud Governor Perry for providing the decisive leadership needed to address this crisis. Make no mistake: This is more than a border crisis – this is a national crisis affecting [...]

California death penalty ruled unconstitutional, is Texas next?

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A federal judge has ruled that California’s death penalty system is unconstitutional. U.S. District Judge Cormac J. Carney handed down an order Wednesday, finding that the system is arbitrary and in violation of the Constitution’s 8th Amendment. “California’s death penalty system is so plagued by inordinate and unpredictable delay that the death sentence is actually carried out [...]

Ft. Worth Police investigating why evicted funeral home directors left dead bodies

Dondre Johnson (L) and twin brother Derrick Johnson owned the Johnson Family Mortuary where police say they found 8 dead bodies after the owners closed up shop.  
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A foul stench coming from a Fort Worth, Texas funeral home drew the attention of the building’s landlord during a property check Tuesday morning. Little did the landlord know that the smell was wafting from several unidentified bodies, some already embalmed and in caskets, inside, according to local news reports. Police who responded to the [...]

5 Ways to protect your start-up from harassment and discrimination problems

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I get it – snooze-worthy, old-fashioned harassment and discrimination training isn’t in line with the vibe you’re trying to create at your hip tech startup. You want to be laid back, cut out all the corporate bull$&^*, build a community within your company that transcends normal working drudgery. I totally get it – millennials are [...]

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