After posting some cryptic messages on his Facebook page on the morning of November 28, 2016, 18-year-old Abdul Razak Ali Artan, a refugee from Somalia, drove his car over a curb at Ohio State University into a crowd of people, then exited the car and began attacking people with a butcher knife. 2,176 more words
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In my column in Fault Lines today I examine what is happening to protesters in North Dakota as they fight against the Dakota Access Pipeline. Legally, based only on what we know to be true, the police appear to be acting far beyond what is lawful. 115 more words
Responding to tips from field observers, internet grammar police arrested Kay Blanchard, 77, for comments she made Thursday on a religious-themed Facebook post.
“Their trying to take jesus out of Christmis and easter to. 375 more words
An inmate with mental health issues who is suing the province over the treatment he allegedly received in Ottawa’s jail is now accusing the ministry of locking him away in a segregation cell for more than a week because of his lawsuit. 917 more words
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — A now-retired Connecticut police sergeant says in a newly released incident report that he kicked a handcuffed man in the head because the man refused to stop spitting blood at him. 118 more words