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Police union defends fired Fort Worth officer's use of force

Police union defends fired Fort Worth officer's use of force

During an attempt to handcuff the woman and bring her to the ground, Pierce appears to yank her hair. Fitzgerald described her behavior as complying with officers. Fort Worth Police Chief Joel Fitzgerald concluded that Pierce used "excessive force" and fired. The police union says the officers were uncertain whether the woman could cause them harm since she was non-compliant, combative and had a weapon in her possession. Consulte Mais Informação

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Pistorius Appeals Sentence To Constitutional Court

Pistorius Appeals Sentence To Constitutional Court

An initial six-year sentence was more than doubled in November after the prosecution appealed, saying the original sentence was too lenient. He claimed he mistook the 29-year-old model and reality TV star for an intruder. Pistorius, 31, must serve at least half of the 13 years and five months - almost seven years - before he can be considered for parole in 2023. Fifteen years is the minimum usually given for murder. Consulte Mais Informação

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Governor-elect Northam: Superintendent of Virginia State Police retiring

Governor-elect Northam: Superintendent of Virginia State Police retiring

The superintendent of the Virginia State Police plans to step down after serving four governors, a spokeswoman for the department said Tuesday. Flaherty joined the department in 1975. During his tenure as a trooper, Settle has served as a special agent, sergeant, first sergeant, field lieutenant, DES lieutenant and captain, all while assigned to the Culpeper and Wytheville divisions of the department. Consulte Mais Informação

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The Salvation Army Christmas campaign falling short

The Salvation Army Christmas campaign falling short

For the past 15 years, Andy Beard's son, Will Beard, has run the program in his free time (he's a financial adviser with Wells Fargo), along with six unpaid board members and a fleet of volunteers. Every child will be receiving books this year along with their gift. Hundreds of local families now have toys, clothing, and food which they received during the Kroc Center's Christmas Distribution Day. Consulte Mais Informação

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Victor Moses out of final three-man shortlist — CAF Awards

Victor Moses out of final three-man shortlist — CAF Awards

Kawowo Sports understands that the award for the African player of the year based in Africa as well as the main award was to be voted by among others coaches but the latter didn't. Top 3 finalists for Coach of the Year Award: Gernot Rohr, Hector Cuper, L'hussein Amoutta. Salah helped Egypt secure a final berth at the Africa Cup of Nations, where they lost 2-1 to Cameroon, back in January before his five goals ensured the Pharaohs qualified for their first World Cup since 1990 at the ... Consulte Mais Informação

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Russian Federation detains Norwegian 'spy'

The Norwegian border guard handing over data on Russian navy to the Central Intelligence Agency was charged with espionage in Moscow. Norwegian citizen Frode Berg, a suspect in an espionage case, has appealed a ruling of the Lefortovsky District Court of Moscow putting him in detention, the court's press-service told RAPSI on Tuesday. Consulte Mais Informação

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Facebook Launches Spaces For HTC Vive

Facebook Launches Spaces For HTC Vive

Though neither the Rift nor Vive user bases are all that large, it's unquestionably helpful to be able to expand the number of people who can use, and contribute to, a system like Spaces. You can download the app for VIVE today by heading over to the Spaces Facebook page . "With Facebook Spaces, we've always been committed to bringing the power of social VR to as many people as possible, across platforms and devices". Consulte Mais Informação

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