Is It Ever ‘OK’ For an Officer to Shoot an Unarmed Civilian?

Officer who shot mike brownThere are a lot of heated discussions surrounding the shooting of Michael Brown, the unarmed African-American teen shot and killed by a police officer in Ferguson, Missouri earlier this month (bringing back all-too-fresh memories of the killing of Trayvon Martin in Florida).

While we have yet to know why Brown was shot, if there is a “reason” at all, we now know the identity of the officer and, thanks to an autopsy conducted on Sunday, the exact amount of times Brown was shot.

28-year-old Darren Wilson controversially put two bullets in Brown’s head and four more in his right arm while, according to witnesses and other reports, his hands were in the air, not holding or reaching for a weapon of any kind.

The incident has been a huge source of controversy for the nation and an absolute nightmare for the police in St. Louis, who are under even more scrutiny for tear gassing protestors, not to mention that the KKK are reportedly raising money in support of Wilson.

While everyone is wondering how and why this happened in the first place, I’m specifically wondering if there’s ANY circumstance where a member of the police force could shoot an unarmed civilian and not be ostracized by most of America. Continue reading “Is It Ever ‘OK’ For an Officer to Shoot an Unarmed Civilian?”

LAPD Apologizes for Talking About Notorious B.I.G’s Scrotum

Notorious BIG faceThe Los Angeles Police Department has apologized for an “administrative error” that allowed Notorious B.I.G.’s gruesome autopsy report to be released without the consent of his family.

In the report, the coroner called 24-year-old Christopher Wallace (aka Biggie Smalls) “morbidly obese” and wrote that he “may” be a rap singer in the Other Pertinent Information section.

The most traumatic thing his mother learned relates to the third bullet, which went through his balls.

“The projectile strikes the left side of the scrotum, causing a very shallow, 3/8 inch linear laceration.”

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Whitney’s ‘Sparkle’ And Bobbi Kristina’s Intervention

A spurt of Whitney Houston news has graced the net in recent days, the full toxicology and autopsy report, a movie trailer for Sparkle and an intervention for her and Bobby Brown’s daughter, Bobbi Kristina.

Bobby emphasis on the “y” is facing up to a year for his DUI while RadarOnline reports about the gathering for his daughter’s marijuana, pill, and alcohol problems.

A source claims that Clive Davis went so far as to offer to help launch her music career if she goes to rehab, saying:

“Everyone is worried sick about Krissy…her aunt Pat got a number of her friends and family to come to Atlanta and have a serious talk with her about her sobriety. There were lots of tears, but Bobbi Kristina didn’t listen.”  Continue reading “Whitney’s ‘Sparkle’ And Bobbi Kristina’s Intervention”