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Newspaper Editor Fired After Arrest For Taking Photos, Even Though Dashcam Proved Cops to be Liars

Newspaper Editor Fired After Arrest For Taking Photos, Even Though Dashcam Proved Cops to be Liars

Vince Lovato was the editor of the Lake County Leader in Polson, Montana...until this happened. At 53 years of age, with over three decades of journalism experience, Lovato lost his job after being arrested on October 1 for obstruction, resisting arrest and belligerence for daring ...
Shocking Dashcam Video Revealing Questionable Cop Shooting Ruled  “Justifiable” Today

Shocking Dashcam Video Revealing Questionable Cop Shooting Ruled “Justifiable” Today

This still photo shows Billings PD police officer Grant Morrison killing a suspect, pointing his service weapon at a suspect, who he later shot and killed. While it was ruled justified, we'll let you be the judge since this cop will never see the inside of a courtroom for this incident. ...
County Medical Examiner Never Took Photos or Measurements After Ferguson Shooting

County Medical Examiner Never Took Photos or Measurements After Ferguson Shooting

An investigator with the St. Louis County Medical Examiner's Office testified that he did not feel it necessary to take photos or measurements of the Michael Brown shooting scene, even though that is a normal part of conducting a homicide investigation. The investigator, who is not na ...
St. Louis County Police Violate Court Order by Arresting Journalist Taking Photos (Updated)

St. Louis County Police Violate Court Order by Arresting Journalist Taking Photos (Updated)

It took little more than a day for St. Louis County police to violate a court order ruling that police are forbidden from restricting citizens to record in public after they arrested a journalist for doing just that Saturday night as tensions continue to mount in anticipation of Monday's ...