Here is the extended video of the police officer in Mckinney, Texas using excessive force on teens at a pool party.
Remember back in April when Brittany Griner and her fiancée Glory Johnson were arrested after police were called to their home with a report of domestic violence? Well the newly married couple have announced Thursday that they are expecting.
Glory Johnson, who plays for the Tulsa Shock broke the news by posting a creative picture on Instagram. The picture depicts a bun in the oven, while hashed-tag with “#SUCCESS #BLESSED #
With the season starting, the pregnant Johnson will be sidelined until next season.
Brittney Griner will miss the first seven games of the Phoenix Mercury season due to a suspension. Griner and her fiancée received a suspension each because of their arrests earlier in April. The league called their actions “unacceptable.”
Glory Johnson is upset with the league because Griner plead guilty while she plead not guilty and she still got hit with a suspension.
Did the WNBA go a little too far into the personal lives of their players? Is the WNBA stricter than the NBA when it comes down to arrests and court appearances?
If you’re wondering how two girls are having a baby, your stuck in the past.
The two have been discussing to start a family together and finally achieved success with their sperm donor.
With their relationship moving quickly, is it bad their adding a child to the mix? Maybe the two needed to slow down after they both got arrested for aggravated assault. Hopefully Griner and Johnson have overcome the past and are ready to welcome their bundle of joy to the world.
We wish them the best!
written by: Sedria Thomas
Rochester, NY (WROC)- Antoinette Ena Johnson built Enazi’s Natural Farm to help transform Rochester’s Marketview neighborhood.
“It was a food source, a teaching source; it was a place where little girls came and would help me plant seeds,” says Johnson.
But after taking a walk to check on her garden last night, it was gone. The planters and food beds had disappeared, wood piled up by a tree, with rocks and dirt leftover. Johnson says the drastic result came after arguing with the city over her grass height earlier this week.
“They told me to cut it and I told them I would get to it, but I don’t use gas on my land and they decided to cut all my grass today,” she says.
The city of Rochester issues permits residents to use city land, letting gardeners revive neighborhoods with beautiful flowers and community gathering places. The permit states a preference of grass maintenance around 3 inches, but if it grows taller than 5 five inches then gardeners “will be contacted for immediate action.”
Johnson says she got a phone call from Rochester’s Division of Real Estate and admits to expressing her frustration with the process, asking for information about the possibility of growing wheat instead of grass. Instead without a fine or formal notice her garden was cleared out.
“All of our hard work for the last two years in feeding the community, just gone,” says Shawn Kelly, a fellow gardener.
Some neighbors complained the organic garden’s grass height was drawing rodents. City workers who got orders to clear out the space did so with the understanding that it didn’t meet code but reportedly stopped when a neighbor approached and informed them it was garden. It was too late in Johnson eyes.
“Someone could’ve talked to me or at least waited,” she says. “Given me time to fix it and say, ‘Oh well obviously you don’t want to fix it, so it’s taken.'”
In a neighborhood with bright spots like Sofrito Garden just a block away, there are blight spots– like this vacant house across the street, where the grass is overgrown. Now with one less garden, Johnson says she’s too frustrated to rebuild:
“Like why would I want to plant anything now… At this point… They left my tires though, they left the tires.”
The City of Rochester spokesperson says Johnson’s permit has not been revoked.
written by: Natasha Alford
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Monday morning, a collision between an Amtrak train and a motor vehicle led to the unfortunate death of 20 year old, Brandon Saeur. The accident occurred at the railroad crossing on King Road in Chili.
According to reports Saeur was on his way to work around 6 a.m. when the accident happened.
Witnesses stated that Saeur was trailing a car in front of him when the gates of the crossing came down and he proceeded to go around the car in front and the gates, when the train hit his vehicle with immediacy.
Brandon Saeur was a Town of Chili employee working with the Parks Department. Both his father and brother are also employed by the Town of Chili. The Town Supervisor David Dunning stated a few things on this horrific incident. “It’s bad enough that a young person lost their life in such a horrific accident it makes it even worse when they’re one of our employees.”
There are no details on why Brandon drove his vehicle around the gates but there are many speculations on the incident. Some residents in the area state that the gates have come down numerous times without a train being around.
According to reports, even though the residents say that the gates do come down in error a little too frequently, it’s still never worth the risk to go around them when they are down.
The flags outside town hall will fly at half staff to remember Brandon Sauer.
The Amtrak train was on its way to NYC and was reported traveling well under the speed limit. There were no injuries on board.
Comedians Talent & Carlos Mencia in studio this morning with The Wake Up Club!
We are still trying to figure out what Sight was thinking about. Caption his facial expression.
Cheering for your family member while they walk the stage can land you in jail.
Four people who cheered “allegedly”, excessively for their graduating family member at a high school in Senatobia, Mississippi, ceremony has received arrest warrants for disturbing the peace.
Am I the only one that thinks this is a bit much?!
Look at it like this maybe the young person who is graduating is the first to do so in the family! And you expect folks not to express their sentiments for this achievement???? #notright
Read the full story on cnn.com
(13 WHAM) Greece, N.Y. – Greece Police are investigating an officer-involved shooting at The Mall at Greece Ridge Monday.
They say a man in his 20’s was shot and killed by an officer after a confrontation.