Tag: police officer

Mother, daughter arrested in Waynesboro Walmart incident

The Waynesboro Police Department arrested a mother and daughter team after a routine encounter at Walmart between the mother and a police officer evolved into an incident of theft, false identification and both women under arrest.


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Protests: A waste of time?

People are gathering in cities across the country – New York City, Washington, Berkeley – to protest decisions by grand juries in Missouri and Staten Island against bringing back indictments in cases in which cops were responsible for the deaths of unarmed petty-crime suspects.


Why do we still pay attention to Charles Barkley?

Charles Barkley is right in saying he isn’t Uncle Tom. Give credit to Uncle Tom for at least having some level of education, after all.


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Tasteless, indeed: St. Louis police try to silence football players?

Cops have First Amendment rights. So do football players, among the rest of us, but cops in St. Louis don’t like it when football players, and the rest of us, engage our First Amendment rights, and otherwise our more basic instincts to free expression.


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Everything that went wrong in Ferguson

That the grand jury in Missouri hearing evidence in the shooting death of Ferguson teenager Michael Brown decided not to return an indictment against police officer Darren Wilson was no surprise.


Brooklyn man charged in Waynesboro credit card fraud case

The Waynesboro Police Department has charged a New York City man with several felonies after a month long investigation of credit card fraud that was sparked by an incident last month.


EMU students and faculty produce, tweet, #DontShoot photo in solidarity with national protests

Faculty, staff and students of EMU gathered on the steps of Northlawn early in the fall semester to raise their hands in solidarity with the African American community of Ferguson, Missouri, where 18-year-old Michael Brown was shot and killed by a white police officer on Aug. 9, 2014.


Chris Graham: Race, partisan divide over Ferguson?

How naïve I am: silly white liberal ol’ me thought my visceral reaction to the ongoing police suppression of protesters in Ferguson, Missouri, demanding justice for an unarmed black teen shot to death by a police officer two weeks ago would be shared by my friends on the right and left and across the racial divide.


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Chris Graham: America as police state

The police response in Ferguson has not yet reached its nadir; that much is painfully obvious after watching the live news reports Monday night.


Chris Graham: The erosion of America from within

So much ink and code has been devoted to the biggest problem facing America being Democrats and Republicans not being able to get along.


Chris Graham: Letter from a Ferguson Jail

Why I am writing about Ferguson. Mo.? A young man, Michael Brown, of Ferguson, Mo., accused now of being involved in a strong-arm robbery, of a small pack of cigars, actually at most shoplifting and shoving, those of us worldwide who have seen the video provided to us so facetiously by the Ferguson, Mo., police department, can agree, was shot multiple times by a police officer and left for dead for hours, like roadkill, in the middle of a street.


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Dangers of leaving your pet in a hot, parked car

With the summer months upon us, pet travel is at it’s height and it’s time for a reminder about the dangers of leaving your pet in a parked car.


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Learn what the cops do: Staunton PD offers Citizen’s Police Academy

Are you interested in learning more about law enforcement? Are you curious about the life behind the badge? If your answer is yes, then the 17th session of the Staunton Police Department’s Citizen’s Police Academy might be for you.


Trifecta: Augusta County woman wrecks car, chases dog, bites cop

The Waynesboro Police Department arrested an Augusta County woman Saturday night on three charges after a lengthy interaction with police that started with her crashing vehicle into a tree and ended with her biting a police officer.


Kevin Quick disappearance shifts to death investigation

Tips and intelligence in the disappearance of Waynesboro Police Reserve Captain Kevin Quick led to an active 24 hours for the Virginia State Police and surrounding agencies with the case reaching as far as Northern Virginia and metro Richmond.