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Rice wins appeal, 'suspension vacated'

NEW YORK (AP) — An arbitrator Friday threw out Ray Rice’s indefinite suspension by the NFL for punching his then-fiancee and now wife in a hotel elevator, freeing him to play again. 850 more words


This Does Not Justify Excessive Police Force

There is a video of a black man beating a white police officer at a traffic stop making the rounds on Facebook.  It is posted as a reason justifying Darren Wilson shooting Michael Brown.   548 more words


Police: Protester Beat Chicago Officer

(STMW) – A man is facing a felony charge of beating a police officer after he was among three people arrested in the Loop Wednesday afternoon while protesting the decision of a Missouri grand jury to not charge a Ferguson police officer with fatally shooting an unarmed 18-year-old black man. 123 more words


Council Member Convicted Of Beating Homeless Man

UPPER MARLBORO, Md. (AP) — A Riverdale Park Town Council member has been convicted of beating a homeless man with a bat.

The Prince George’s County state’s attorney’s office says 51-year-old Raymond Rivas was convicted Tuesday of first- and second-degree assault. 74 more words


3 Suspected In Fatal Beating Of Homeless Man In San Francisco Financial District

SAN FRANCISCO (CBS SF) — Investigators are looking for a group of “cowards” who attacked and beat a sleeping homeless man to death in San Francisco’s Financial District early Monday morning, a police spokesman said. 284 more words


Caged heart

I have a caged heart.
A beating human heart, inside a black birdcage.

This is not the start of some bad poetry, this is in my living room. 98 more words