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    BlackandBlueNews: Could A Background Check Have Saved Tamir Rice’s Life?

    *Tim Loehmann, the Cleveland Police Officer who shot and killed 12-yr old Tamir Rice and his partner Frank Garmback each have  storied police histories. Earlier this year, Officer Garmback  was involved in an excessive force lawsuit which settled for $100k. Officer Loehmann was described by high-ranking officials on the  Independence Police Department (where he previously […]

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    Darren Wilson Compared ‘Demon’ Looking Michael Brown to ‘Hulk Hogan’

    *First-hand details surrounding Michael Brown’s fatal encounter with Darren Wilson have surfaced from Wilson himself during testimony released Monday night. Court documents with Wilson’s testimony reveal the Ferguson, MO police officer told a grand jury that Brown looked like a “demon” during their confrontation as he compared the unarmed 6-foot-4-inch, 292-pound teen to “Hulk Hogan.” “And […]

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    Violence, Police Crackdown After Ferguson Decision (Watch Video Report)

    *(Via Newsy) – Monday night’s announcement that Officer Darren Wilson would not be indicted has set off new protests in Ferguson, Missouri. In the hour after the decision was released, there were scattered reports of violence, including gunshots near Ferguson police headquarters. Fires were also set to police vehicles. KSHB’s feed shows, while some officers carry what looked […]

    Young Boy Wielding BB Gun Killed by Cleveland Police (Watch)

    *(Via Newsy) – Officials in Cleveland say a young boy is dead after officers mistook a BB gun for a real firearm and opened fire on the boy. Medical officials confirmed 12-year-old Tamir Rice died Sunday morning at a local hospital after fatal gunshot wounds to his torso. WEWS reports Cleveland police responded to a 911 call Saturday. The […]