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Alabama Man Sues Cops for Snatching Camera, Telling Him, “I Don’t Care About Your First Amendment Rights”

Alabama Man Sues Cops for Snatching Camera, Telling Him, “I Don’t Care About Your First Amendment Rights”

Keith "Bama Camera" Golden filed a lawsuit Thursday against the Alabama cop who snatched his camera from his hands as he recorded a police station from public, telling him, "I don't care about your First Amendment rights." The suit accuses Wetumpka police officer Charles Shannon and P ...
Alabama Grand Jury Refuses to Indict Citizen Journalist in Call Flood Case

Alabama Grand Jury Refuses to Indict Citizen Journalist in Call Flood Case

An Alabama grand jury refused to bring charges against citizen journalist Keith "Bama Camera" Golden for posting a video of his encounter with the Wetumpka Police Department,  which led to his arrest after hundreds of viewers called the department to complain. The grand jury returned ...
Alabama ACLU and Newspaper Criticize Police for Arresting Citizen Journalist

Alabama ACLU and Newspaper Criticize Police for Arresting Citizen Journalist

The Alabama police department that had a man arrested on a felony charge of jamming up their emergency lines – even though he did not make a single call – is now taking heat from the local ACLU as well as the local newspaper. But the Wetumpka Police Department is still sticking to its ...
Alabama Deputy Finally Charged by Feds for Brutal Assault, Lying and Witness Intimidation

Alabama Deputy Finally Charged by Feds for Brutal Assault, Lying and Witness Intimidation

Former Alabama deputy Justin Watson turned himself into federal agents yesterday to face justice for the brutal revenge beating and false arrest of Tennessee handyman Robert Bryant in 2012. Watson is still in jail pending a detention hearing, which the former cop requested to be moved ...
Alabama Police Officer Breaks Down on Stand, Admits to Repeatedly Lying to Cover Up  for Fellow Cop Beating Handcuffed Man

Alabama Police Officer Breaks Down on Stand, Admits to Repeatedly Lying to Cover Up for Fellow Cop Beating Handcuffed Man

An Alabama police officer broke down at the federal trial of a fellow cop, admitting that he lied to internal affairs investigators twice, lied to an FBI agent and lied to a federal grand jury when he was questioned about his colleague brutally beating a handcuffed man and keeping his pr ...