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31
May
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Officer who Killed Tamir Rice Lied on Applicaton

Tamir Rice

Scribe:  N. Tru Bass

Email:  ntb@thethinkering.com

 

An Ohio police officer has been fired from the Cleveland Division of Police after being found in the wrong for the shooting of 12-year-old Tamir Rice. 

Timothy Loehmann, a first year officer with the division responded to a call citing a potential gun threat on a playground, Rice was brandishing a toy gun that fired pellets, but was shot down by the inexperienced officer who was found to have lied on his initial application. 

The accompanying officer on the day of the shooting was Frank Garmback, he is being suspended for 10 days and receive additional tactical training according the Michael McGrath the Cleveland Director of Public Safety. 

Tue
30
May
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Distressed man Kills 8 People in Southern Mississippi

Willie Corey Godbolt

Scribe:  N. Tru Bass

Email:  ntb@thethinkering.com

 

Seven people and a sheriff’s deputy were killed in a spree that began late Saturday night.   In a small town in southern Mississippi, the spree included several members of the same family as a disgruntled husband shot and killed his mother-in-law, her sister and his sister-in-law and that’s only the first servo.        

The shooter arrived at Vincent Mitchell’s house in a southern suburb of Brookhaven, Mississippi just before mid-night on Saturday night with a plan to pick up his children.  The couple had been dealing with domestic violence for years according to Mitchell who is Godbolt’s step-father-in-law and the family was well aware.  Godbolt’s estranged wife refused to relinquish the two children and authorities were called. 

Thu
25
May
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Former Corrections Commissioner Convicted of Bribes gets 19.7 Years behind bars

Christopher Epps

Scribe:  N. Tru Bass

Email:  ntb@thethinkering.com

 

The police is headed to the feds.  Christopher Epps.  A man who once held the keys managing prison time for tens of thousands of convicts is now himself convicted and ordered to spend nearly twenty years as a prison inmate. 

Epps,56, a Mississippi corrections commissioner with 12-years of service.  Nearly three years ago he faced a 49-count federal indictment accusing him of stealing at least $1.4 million in bribes and kickbacks pointing nearly $1 billion of state contracts to the chosen.  He said during a sentencing, "It comes back to greed. I made some stupid mistakes I will regret for the rest of my life."

Tue
09
May
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FBI director James Comey claims he Mispoke under oath

James Comey

Scribe:  N. Tru Bass

Email:  ntb@thethinkering.com

 

The Director of FBI James Comey exaggerated the number of Hilary Clinton emails.  A claim that many believe caused Hillary Clinton to lose the presidency by less than a single percentage point. 

During sworn Senate testimony, Comey told the judiciary committee that Clinton aide Huma Abedin made a regular practice of forwarding “hundreds of thousands of emails to her husband Anthony Weiner,” some ow which contain classified information.  Prior to Comey’s claims Clinton led the election by a wide margin.

According to an investigation by ProPublica the FBI officials acknowledge that Abedin forwarded “just a handful,” of emails not “hundreds of thousands” as Comey stated.  According to ProPublica FBI officials are now trying to figure out how to correct the record in light of the revelations. 

Mon
08
May
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Doctors slain in Exclusive Boston Penthouse

Slain Doctors

Scribe:  N. Tru Bass

Email:  ntb@thethinkering.com

 

Two doctors were slain in an upscale Boston penthouse on Friday.  Dr. Lina Bolanos, 38, and her fiancée Dr. Richard Field, 49, were found last Friday night in an exclusive and limited entry building, the anesthesiologists were found with their throats slit and hands tied. 

According to the Boston Glove Field was able to send an SMS message to a friend asking him to call 911.  Responding officers confronted an armed former bank robber, Bampumim Teixeira, 30, who opened fire on officers and after a violent struggle was placed into custody an and taken to a local hospital for injuries.    

Authorities’ believe the suspect knew the two doctors who were both slain on the 11 floor—the penthouse floor due to his access to the building. 

Boston police are actively investigating the case.  

Tue
02
May
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Unarmed Teen shot by Police-- Chief retracts original Statement

Jordan Edwards

Scribe:  N. Tru Bass

Email:  ntb@thethinkering.com

 

Balch Springs Police Chief Jonathan Harber said in relations to an officer involved shooting, that he “misspoke” when he said the teens were reversing towards officers in an “aggressive manner.”  15-year-old Jordan Edwards an honor student was shot in the face by an officer using his department issued rifle.

The chief revised his statement and added, “I unintentionally (was) incorrect when I said the vehicle was backing down the road … in fact I can tell you that I do have questions in relation to my observation (of) the video,” he continued. “After reviewing the video, I don’t believe that (the shooting) met our core values.”

Mon
01
May
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Unarmed Teen Shot and Killed by Police near Dallas

Jonathan Edwards

Scribe:  N. Tru Bass

Email:  ntb@thethinkering.com

 

An unarmed 15-year-old boy was shot in the head on Saturday night in a Dallas suburb, with to accounts of happenings have emerged.  In the community of Balch Springs Jordan Edwards, 15, was shot in the back of the head as a group of teens attempted to leave a party where they thought trouble might be.

Police on the other hand reported responded to a call where they then say gunshots were heard and the car aggressively backed toward the police officer prompting him to shoot into the vehicle.   Edwards coaches and teammates fondly speak of the teen who had interest in football and was a member of a team.   The community is speaking out against the police the shooting officer has been placed on administrative leave for now. 

Edwards was shot and rushed to the hospital where he was pronounced dead. 

Thu
27
Apr
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State Trooper Killed Police engage in Standoff

Cpl. Ballard

Scribe:  N. Tru Bass

Email:  ntb@thethinkering.com

 

Hostage negotiators are at a location in Delaware attempting to get a man to surrender after he shot and killed a State Trooper at a local Wawa parking lot on Wednesday. 

Officers blew off windows and the front door with explosives overnight, but has not attempted to enter the house where to man in holed up.  The trooper was shot several times the fatal shot was to the head where he survived the scene and died at a local hospital later Wednesday. 

The incident began when to men were reported as being suspicious, one man surrendered at the scene while the other is surrounded by a SWAT team.  The suspect has been firing shots at officers outside the house incrementally.   No other officers have been injured. 

Wed
26
Apr
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Dirty Jeans for sale at Nordstrom's - $425

Dirty Jeans Nordstrom's

Scribe:  N. Tru Bass

Email:  ntb@thethinkering.com

 

When stone washed jeans hit the scene, I was a bit surprised but not completely blown away.  But these new jeans being sold at Nordstrom’s blew me away.  I walked away thinking if this outlet can sell these jeans anyone can sell anything at any price. 

Mud stained jeans being sold for $425. Are standard jeans covered with fake mud baked on.  While no report on the substance has been released, it looks like mud from the backyard. 

The jeans are produced by PRSP and sold on the Nordstrom’s website with this description. 

Heavily distressed medium-blue denim jeans in a comfortable straight-leg fit embody rugged, Americana workwear that’s seen some hard-working action with a crackled, caked-on muddy coating that shows you’re not afraid to get down and dirty.

Thu
20
Apr
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Tennessee Teacher and Student found in California Commune

Tad Cummins and Elizabeth Thomas

Scribe:  Samuel Otis

Email:  samuel@thethinkering.com

 

Former Tennessee high school teacher and his student whom ran away together have been found an arrested in Northern California.  Tad Cummins and Elizabeth Thomas have been found on a California commune. 

Student Elizabeth Thomas was subject of an Amber Alert in late March.  Cummins,50, was her teacher the Tennessee has scheduled a press conference at 4 p.m. on Thursday answering questions about the couple’s disappearance. 

Earlier news reports say Cummins left his wife and daughter took out a $4500 load and drove away with his new young love. 

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