Category: California

California Men who Spent Seven Months in Jail for Rap Lyrics and Facebook Photos File Lawsuit

California Men who Spent Seven Months in Jail for Rap Lyrics and Facebook Photos File Lawsuit

Two California men who spent seven months in jail for conspiracy to commit murder based on rap lyrics and Facebook photos that made no reference to actual murders filed a lawsuit against the San Diego Police Department Tuesday. Police based their arrests on allegations that Brandon Du ...
LAPD Chief Charlie Beck Sued for Retaliating Against Reporter who Exposed Embarrassing Arrangement Involving Daughter and her Horse

LAPD Chief Charlie Beck Sued for Retaliating Against Reporter who Exposed Embarrassing Arrangement Involving Daughter and her Horse

Los Angeles police arrested journalist Jasmyne Cannick while covering a protest against police brutality the night before Thanksgiving 2014, twisting the truth to accuse her of leading a throng of protesters across an imaginary police "skirmish line," then claiming in their reports that ...
California Deaf Man Beaten, Tasered and Choked by Police for not Understanding Commands Awarded $55,000 Settlement

California Deaf Man Beaten, Tasered and Choked by Police for not Understanding Commands Awarded $55,000 Settlement

After mistaking a deaf man for a thief, beating him, tasering him and choking him because he was unable to understand their commands, the Hawthorne Police Department in southwest Los Angeles has settled a lawsuit for $55,000. The settlement was approved by the City Council on Tuesday. ...
FBI Shows up to Citizen Journalist’s Home for Photographing Mail Facility

FBI Shows up to Citizen Journalist’s Home for Photographing Mail Facility

One would be led to believe that a United States Mail Service distribution center was sort of “National Security” location or as officials would describe it as “Critical Infrastructure” when it is anything but that. Southern California Citizen Journalist Felipe “Phillip” Hernandez was ...
BUSTED: LAPD Cops Ditched Cameras After Shooting, Killing Mentally Ill Father Holding Bayonet

BUSTED: LAPD Cops Ditched Cameras After Shooting, Killing Mentally Ill Father Holding Bayonet

LAPD cops were busted in a citizen journalist's video ditching their body cameras, right after shooting and killing the mentally ill father of a 10-month old child just last week, right after receiving a phone call informing them they would be remotely activated. The video which you c ...
GRAPHIC: LAPD Video Shows Six Cops Choking Man to Death, Then Laughing About It

GRAPHIC: LAPD Video Shows Six Cops Choking Man to Death, Then Laughing About It

Los Angeles police officers killed an unarmed man inside a city jail in 2012, claiming he was "violent and combative," which required several cops to pounce on him, including one who placed him in a chokehold until he stopped breathing. The incident led to the city of Los Angeles payi ...